I Just Rediscovered the Home Section on 5 Fashion Sites—Here's My Cart

Anna LaPlaca

It's been less than a month since I moved into a new apartment, and with everything going on in the world right now, all I can say is I'm grateful to have landed safely in my new place just before this new reality set in. But as I continue to work from home, the silver lining to all of this is that I finally have some time to properly settle in to my new place and truly make it feel like a home, which is why interior décor items have quickly risen to the top of my shopping list.

As a fashion editor, I'm a pretty picky shopper, so I'm turning to my favorite fashion retailers like H&M, Nordstrom, Urban Outfitters, and Zara to source home décor items that are stylish, too. I've been on the hunt for smaller items like planters, wall art, and candles to make my living spaces feel warmer, and with this new work-from-home lifestyle, there's another area that could use a lot of attention too: my desk.

Since I'm loading up my shopping cart with these home-focused buys right now, I thought I'd share all the cool items I've come across in case you get the itch to redecorate too. Keep scrolling to shop my edit from five go-to fashion retailers.


H&M Large Plant Pot on Pedestal ($40)

I've just bought several houseplants to liven up my space, so this plant pot is much needed.

H&M Ceramic Vase ($18)

I love how this vase doubles as an art piece.

H&M Poster ($25)

For my future gallery wall.

H&M Tray With Rattan ($40)

This will make living my life while in bed that much easier.

H&M Glass Soap Dispenser ($18)

I'm washing my hands constantly—this chic dispenser will make it more fun.

H&M Scented Candle in Glass Holder ($13)

I might have to buy one of these for every room.

H&M Metal Table Mirror ($13)

A nice addition to my vanity.

H&M Stoneware Bowl ($10)

A catchall for my rings and earrings.

H&M Large Folding Basket ($18)

I love when storage looks like décor, too.


The Laundress Home Spray ($10)

Another thing I need to make my apartment into a sanctuary.

Rifle Paper Co. Numbered Colorblock Notepad ($12)

Because I'm a compulsive list-maker.

Skinny Dip Wireless Headphones ($36)

My roommates need me to own these just as much as I need them.

Corckcicle Gunmetal Insulated Stainless Steel Canteen ($28)

This will ensure I drink enough water throughout the day.

Meglea Hand Painted Notebook ($23)

I can't resist this arty cover.

The White Company Sleep Reed Diffuser ($55)

This scent is formulated to calm you down before going to sleep.

Lexon MINO Bluetooth Speaker ($30)

For blasting all the playlists I've been making lately.

Urban Outfitters

Urban Outfitters Cecily 10-Inch Planter + Stand ($27)

Another plant stand I'm eyeing.

Urban Outfitters Little Glass Table Lamp ($35)

I love the retro look of this lamp.

Urban Outfitters Trigem Tabletop Jewelry Stand ($27)

As someone with too much jewelry and never enough storage, this is a no-brainer buy.

Urban Outfitters Ashton Mango Wood Mirror ($229)

Outfit selfies will look so good with this.

Urban Outfitters Female Form Vase ($14)

This will be a nice addition to my desk.

Urban Outfitters Carter Triangle Bracket Wall Shelf ($9)

I need one of each size.

Urban Outfitters Sabina Makeup Organizer ($28)

Bathroom organization is so key.

Urban Outfitters Metallic Hub Wall Mirror ($160)

I'd hang this above my dresser to make my room appear bigger.

Urban Outfitters Stainless Steel Reusable Straw Set ($10)

Another way I'm tricking myself into drinking more water—cute accessories.

Urban Outfitters Specimen Reference Flag Tapestry ($16)

My bare bedroom walls need this.

Urban Outfitters Glass Carafe Set ($22)

I love the vintage look of these.


Gift Boutique Areaware Dusen Dusen Pattern Puzzle ($25)

To pass the time, stylishly.

Edie Parker Solid Round Acrylic Coasters ($250)

Coffee table chic.

Shopbop @Home Pom Pom at Home: Finn Throw Blanket ($207)

This looks incredibly cozy.

Shopbop @Home Pose Two Tiered Jewelry Tray ($25)

Shopbop @Home Stockholm Steamery No. 2 Travel Steamer ($130)

A steamer I actually want to keep in my closet.

Slip White Queen Pillow Case & Pink Sleep Mask ($119)

Not only will this keep frizzy hair at bay, it will help keep my skincare products from sinking into my pillowcase as I sleep.

Kitsch Facial Ice Roller ($18)

For my next at-home facial.


Zara Cotton Pants ($50)

Zara's home section has a selection of comfy clothes and shoes, and it's their best-kept secret.

Zara Figue Obrée Moisturizing Balm ($26)

Matching Zara hand soap and balm? I'm so in.

Zara Figue Obrée Liquid Soap ($20)

Plus the packaging will elevate my bathroom situation.

Zara Cotton Bathrobe ($70)

An at-home essential.

Zara Green Iron Watering Can ($50)

My plants need this, but I just want it.

Next up, all the comfy clothes I plan to live in from Nordstrom's sale.

This article originally appeared on Who What Wear

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