Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Designer Harry Washington
What’s your go-to host gift?
An upcycled wood chopping board by the Carrot Concept.
What is your everyday bedding?
The Oake Box Coverlet Collection and a handmade indigo-dyed blanket by Lourdes Mena for Qumbo, an El Salvadoran artisanal design store. Oake Box Coverlet Collection from Bloomingdales, from $240.
What’s your favorite kind of towel?
Egyptian cotton Kassatex bath towels. They come in basic solid colors and are super soft. They’re really well priced and do the job. There’s nothing worse than a soft towel that does not dry you up. Bath towels from Kassatex, from $7.
What would you give to a recent college graduate?