Stay At Home, Get Comfortable & We'll Deal With The Rest
In Scandinavian culture, they have a word, Hygge, which is defined as a quality of cosiness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being. At The Great Divide, we believe that achieving this is of great importance, especially in these strange and uncertain times as it promotes a state of comfortability within ones own space.
Here is a handy little collection to help you achieve this for yourself.
Pendleton has everything you could possibly need to stay warm and spruce up your living space. Pendleton Blankets are robe size, which is the size preferred by Native Americans for ceremonial purposes and wrapping about oneself as a robe. These blankets fit perfectly over a double bed, can be used for wall hangings or just for cuddling up on the sofa. Shop the beautiful range of 100% virgin wool blankets or their equally as comforting bathroom collection.
The Portland based brand Mazama Wares, consists of a large range of creative and design skills – from product and apparel design to architecture and glass blowing (not to mention a fair amount of time at the wheel), their skills are diverse but their approach is cohesive.
Mazama Wares Mugs are a coffee lovers best friend. And daily companion. This vessel holds 12 oz. of your favourite brew and was designed with special consideration so the handle and body provide a solid yet comfortable grip.
Or If you fancy something with a bit of a kick shop Mazamas range of wine and cocktail glasses. The characteristics Mazama Wares seek in a Cocktail Glass are simple -- elegance, style and the weight of quality that rests squarely in the palm of one hand. And whether you take your spirits neat or on the rocks, Mazama's Cocktail silhouette performs with class and distinction.
So make it a two-finger pour, sit back and unwind with the glassware and booze pairing you’ve been waiting for.
With a heritage steeped in craftsmanship, Maine-based Quoddy proudly measures output in "dozens, not thousands." Every pair is constructed using the finest materials and time-tested methods for the ultimate in comfort. Since we are all at home it is definitely the perfect time to invest in a quality pair of slippers and Quoddy has exactly that. Check out Quoddys Fireside camp slippers or their dorm boot for the ultimate around the house footwear.
The Quoddy Dorm Boot was originally invented to ward off the cold in the drafty old residences of Maine’s many prep schools and colleges. With a handsewn twinface sheepskin and a soft glove leather collar, backed by a stout leather heel cover and pull tab, it's a slipper you'll never want to take off.
Fill like sprucing up your isolation outfits? We've got just the brand for you. Created in 1961, the story of Reyn Spooner began when someone showed him an inside-out shirt sewn by a local bartender/surfer in Hawaii. By combining the inside-out method with his own eye for more sophisticated prints and paired it with the classic tailoring of an oxford cloth shirt. Combining surfer “cool” with Ivy League traditionalism, the world's iconic Hawaiian shirts are now available at The Great Divide.
Peck & Snyder
Missing the sports and just want to get comfortable? Then check out Peck & Snyder. Founded in 1866 in New York and one of the first Sporting Goods shops in the USA, Peck & Snyder were the creators of the first mass-produced baseball cards back in 1869. With a history and baseball catalogue like no other, It relaunches globally for SS20 with a capsule of made in the USA caps, tees & sweats straight out of their original archives.