summer hammock

by Grace Bonney

When summer rolls around, we’re all entitled to certain inalienable rights. The right to ride your bike with your feet in the air, the right to replace any meal with popsicles and the right to spend the better part of your weekend napping in a hammock. While we sadly discovered that our office ceiling isn’t strong enough to hold a swing or hammock (sob), I’m still eyeing both like they’re going out of style. Last week when Amy and I were at Terrain, we saw these gorgeous striped hammocks that are hand-woven in Thailand (through a fair-wage organization). Made of weatherproof, mold and mildew-resistant yarn, each one felt extremely soft to the touch and was thin enough to cast a pretty small footprint in or outdoors (as opposed to the bulky stand versions). These hammocks are designed to hold up to 330 pounds, so if you’re looking to take a family nap (pets included) this summer, click here to check them out in detail and shop online. A virtual high five to anyone who installs this in their office. You’re livin’ the dream, my friend. xo, grace

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