The best modern throws that will keep you cozy all winter

When the temperatures drop, we want nothing more than to curl up on the couch and binge-watch our favorite series, so it’s only fitting that we find the right blanket partner for the job. The perfect throw blanket should consist of three things: modern and stylish enough to become a fixture in your interior, consciously made to last for years, and most importantly – cozy. The best blankets should always be warm cocoons of pure coziness that you never want to leave. To help you find your perfect match, we’re sharing our favorite modern throws who tick all the boxes.

Noir Celestial Black Throw Blanket by Casa Amarosa
78th Street black + linen throw from Happy Habitat
Mega Dot Throw Blanket from DittoHouse

Mega Dot Throw Blanket from DittoHouse

We love the maximalist aesthetic of DittoHouse textiles, and their Mega Dot Throw Blanket doesn’t disappoint. Sustainably made with recycled fibers that have been upcycled into virgin yarn, the Mega Dot Throw’s alternating striped motif and the striking pink and red megadot will add visual interest and ultra-soft coziness to any room in the house. Prepare to get lost in its captivating op-art stripes and next-level comfort.

$195

Camel Cable Knit Blanket from Obakki

Camel Cable Knit Blanket from Obakki

Is there anything more inviting than a cable knit blanket on a snowy day? This cable knit blanket from Obakki has all the warmth and comfortable weight of your favorite cable knit sweater – making it an all-star winter accessory. Obakki’s slowly designed products are made in collaboration with skilled artisans from around the world, preserving traditional techniques and empowering communities, so you can feel good knowing this blanket will do well on your couch and beyond.

$185

Bitmap Zoom In Green Throw by Zuzunaga

Bitmap Zoom In Green Throw by Zuzunaga

A favorite of Cristian Zuzunaga’s locally inspired Bitmap collection, the bold print of the Zoom In Throw takes inspiration from op art heroine Bridget Riley to mesmerize viewers with vibrant chartreuse and teal hues and a timeless geometric pattern. Know that the Zoom In Throw offers more than a modern aesthetic and a touch of vibrant color – it is handmade in Spain with pure, extra fine Italian merino wool and promises to keep you cozy and cheerful even during the coldest winter days.

$285

Salvia Merino Throw from Studio Variously

Salvia Merino Throw from Studio Variously

The Salvia Throw from Studio artfully combines large patches of color with delicate, hand-embroidered details to create a soft, luxurious blanket with intricate textures that are just as beautiful up close when draped over your couch. There’s so much to love about this unique throw, but the subtle transition from warm neutrals to cool, earthy tones is undoubtedly one of our favorites. True to Studio Variously’s ethical design standards, the Salvia Throw is 100% handmade by female artisans, using responsible (and biodegradable) materials that only get better with time!

$299

Ascend Quilt Throw by Anchal Project

Ascend Quilt Throw by Anchal Project

Need a little serotonin boost to combat gloomy winter days? The Ascend Quilt Throw from Anchal Project is packed with bright, vibrant colors to take you out of your rut, breathe life and personality into your space. Inspired by an Anchal artisan’s artistic tribute to local architecture, the patchwork design and hand-stitched panels of the Ascend Throw create a sense of movement that turns this plush blanket into a dynamic piece of art for you to cuddle up to! Drape it over your bed or along the back of your sofa to let the mood-enhancing design shine.

$320

Diamond Charcoal Cashmere throw from Slate + Salt

Diamond Charcoal Cashmere throw from Slate + Salt

If you want to bundle up in pure luxury, this Diamond Charcoal Cashmere Throw from Slate + Salt is for you. Handmade in Nepal from ethically sourced Tibetan Himalayan cashmere, this warm cashmere throw is definitely worth the splurge. The timeless monochromatic diamond print and fringe details will match any design aesthetic and will never go out of style, making this a throw you’ll want to cherish for a lifetime. And if you really feel like it, you can even wear it as a scarf!

$340

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Alexa is a commercial editor at Design Milk. She lives in Miami, Florida with her fiancé Alex and retired greyhound Phoebe. Alexa’s first stops in any new city are the art museums, a longtime art and design lover. When she’s not writing about her favorite DM shopping picks, she may be buried in a book, watching reality TV, or going on an adventure in her town with her partner and pup.

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