Chill Chasers



Our favorite shopping picks for women, men,the home and more.

This chilly January, hunker down in out-of-the-ordinary warmth and beauty with these cozy blankets and throws.

Founded in 1870 in remote Prince Edward Island, Canada, MacAusland’s Woolen Mills is still crafting gorgeous blankets of extraordinary quality. Of its 100-percent virgin wool, the heirloom-quality GREENFIELD VILLAGE WOOL BLANKET ($250; $224 for members), custom made for the Henry Ford, 60 percent comes from the merino sheep raised on Firestone Farm (shown) in Greenfield Village. Greenfield Village Store, Dearborn Museum Store, Dearborn (313-982-6114); Online Shop (

Invest in exquisite design and decadently sumptuous craftsmanship with Rani Arabell’s AMALFI THROW ($1,275), crafted of pure spun cashmere in a shell weave. A Touch of Lace, Bloomfield Hills (248-645-5223;

Silky soft and snuggly, Restoration Hardware’s LUXURY PLUSH THROW ($59) is available in an assortment of delicious hues — and affordable enough for every room in the house. Area Restoration Hardware stores (

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