Hudson’s Bay Blanket Love

When one is me, one never knows when design inspiration will strike.

This week, I was struck on Facebook — not once but twice.

First up was my Canadian BFF, Sarah Richardson . . .

sarah richardson

. . . who shared that this winter’s Canadian Sochi Olympics team

was being outfitted by the Hudson’s Bay Company!

Check it out . . . you can even buy your own Olympics wool duffle coat:

Regularly $275,
now on sale for a mere $199
http://www.thebay.com

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Speaking of coats — also on Facebook last week,

one of my favorite vintage shops

Betty’s in Morris, Illinois

posted she had this vintage Hudson’s Bay jacket!

Swoon!

Now, there’s your iconic, striped Hudson’s Bay blanket,

the one with which we’re all familiar, am I right?

Pinterest

Pinterest

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I remember having recently seen these towels from Pendleton:

Only they don’t call them “Hudson’s Bay” towels;

on Pendleton’s website they’re Glacier National Park towels!

* * * *

Quickly,  my mind raced back to a photo

I’d seen in Country Living magazine,

in which a pair of Hudson’s Bay blankets were hung as drapes:

hudson bay curtains sphotos-b.xx.fbcdn.net

Hubba hubba!

* * * *

And soon, I was off on an online trip

to find yet more Hudson’s Bay inspiration!

The treasure trove of all things Hudson’s Bay can be found

in the Hudson Bay Collection, here:

http://www.thebay.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/en/thebay/search/hbc-/hbc-home

People.  Hudson’s Bay bedding?!   Yesh, please!

striped flannel sheets

If my budget was just a tad larger than it currently is

I’d get myself this awesomeness:

$395

$395

Or, for a lot less, how about a stylish umbrella that no one else will have?

$28

$28

I could order a hipster travel mug for G.O.

Happy Valentine’s Day, sweetheart?

striped travel mug

Or I could just order a pair of these mugs:

Only $7 each

Only $7 each

And for our doggies:

Regularly $45 Clearance $31.50 http://www.thebay.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/en/thebay

Regularly $45
Clearance $31.50
http://www.thebay.com

Somebody pass me my credit card!

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But wait!

There’s lots more online Hudson’s Bay merch!.

For babies!

FarmFreshBaby hats etsy.com

https://www.etsy.com/shop/FarmFreshHats
OMG — you have got to head to this shop
+ see all the adorable-ness!

baabaabaxsheep on etsy

https://www.etsy.com/shop/baabaabaxsheep?ref=shop_sugg
Please. If you love north woods ANY-thing, you must check out this shop!

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For the wackiest of Hudson’s Bay apparel . . .

. . . there’s even footwear!

$120 Jack Purcell for Converse www.thebay.com

$120
Jack Purcell for Converse
http://www.thebay.com

Hudson's Bay booties anthropologie.com

Hudson’s Bay booties
anthropologie.com

Disclaimer:  these shoes have been out for a while;

the sizes are very limited for the Converses.

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This adorableness wins the prize

for most unusual Hudson’s Bay merch:

A wacky pin cushion!

I love it!

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In my opinion,

for the pinnacle of Hudson’s Bay merch,

one must head to Pinterest + search for

Hudson’s Bay blanket upholstery projects!

Hudson's Bay Thonet Chair by modernhause on etsy

Hudson’s Bay Thonet Chair
Mid-century modern your thing? Check out this shop on etsy:
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ModernHaus

Source unkown

Source unkown

Yes, you can even buy pillows from Hudson’s Bay blankets . . .

. . . but now I’m pondering how I might incorporate their iconic stripes

into some pillow projects of my own!

Stay tuned!

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2 responses to “Hudson’s Bay Blanket Love

  • Martha

    Thanks for pointing me in this direction!!! They have been my obsession now too! Hoping to run across one ( blanket, upholstered chair, bag or jacket) deep in a vintage shop.. Overlooked for years and priced at $12.00 😉 the dream continues!

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