The Cozy Items Marie Claire Editors Are Obsessed With

Pandemics call for weighted blankets, candles, and paleo puffs.

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(Image credit: Design By Morgan McMullen)

Marie Claire editors have had the privilege of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic, (opens in new tab) and we don't take that lightly. While our team members are sheltering in place both inside and outside of New York City, one thing remains constant: Each of us have our own items that physically make us feel cozy and metaphorically bring us comfort (opens in new tab) during these times. Here, we're sharing our cozy picks in hopes that it will inspire you to think about what will bring you peace these days—whether that's a basic item like these, a person, a hobby, or, most importantly, being an ally (opens in new tab) to our fellow Black Americans.


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Rachel Epstein is an editor at Marie Claire, where she writes and edits culture, politics, and lifestyle stories ranging from op-eds to profiles to ambitious packages. She also manages the site’s virtual book club, #ReadWithMC. Offline, she’s likely watching a Heat game, finding a new coffee shop, or analyzing your cousin's birth chart—in no particular order.