Love to get cozy? Try Hygge, the Danish art of comfort and good cheer! | The Gilded GownThe Gilded Gown | The Gilded Gown
Since the weather outside is getting colder, and the holidays are upon us we thought we'd bring up the awesome practice of taking coziness, comfort and joy to the NEXT LEVEL. Have you heard of it? Hygge (pronounced HOO-gÉ™) is the Danish practice of elevating coziness and comfortable conviviality to an art form. And since most people love to be comfy and cozy Hygge is catching on worldwide. Imagine all things relaxing and comforting that you love and combine them all together in your head. For instance, picture a crackling fire, a comfy armchair, a pile of pillows and throws, a warm mug of cocoa, a loved one, a stack of good books. Are you with us? Now imagine some great music playing softly and the enticing smell of delicious cookies baking in the oven. Oh, and envision yourself wearing something extremely soft with some fuzzy slippers, too. Sound heavenly? Well, that's Hygge for ya. Hygge is all about taking the time to amp up the cozy factor. For example, when you get in for the