13 Surprisingly Chic Pier 1 Buys

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Pier 1's been with you for the long haul — from your college papasan chair to your current kitchen table. Dependable? Yes. Trendsetting? Mmm, debatable. Until you take a closer look. We clicked on (literally almost) every page of the site and found some surprisingly chic finds.

  1. Kenai Rattan and Wood Queen Bed, $562.38

With its mahogany frame and hand-woven rattan, the look is so very beach-y. Which works out well, because you often wish your bedroom was a suite in Punta Cana.

2. Monet Velvet Chair, $479.96

The closest you'll come to living in an Audrey Hepburn movie. This tufted velvet perch plays with shape, texture, and dimension for a result that's Old Hollywood-glam.

3. Teal Velvet Beaded Peacock Pillow, $34.95

You're not one to show off. But your sofa is a different story and this majestic accent pillow is just the attention-getting plumage it needs.

4. Large Cortland Brown Hand Carved Round Tray, $95.96

Perfectly decorative. Absolutely functional. Whether used or displayed, this mango-wood essential will be appreciated for its embossed details and souk vibe.

5. Prologue Black Drift Two-Piece Multi-Size Ceramic Plate Set, $69.99

Here to add style to your table: black ceramic serving platters that make anything (yes, even yesterday's meatloaf) look good. They're part of the Prologue Line, featuring designs by artisans across the world.

6. Plum Speckled Ombre Vase, $54.99

The look: metallic luster. The mood: after midnight. Place this vase anywhere you need a little drama — looks amazing with a few floral sprigs, or on its own.

7. Gold 12" Crown Sparkle Pendant Light, $119.97

Who gave this permission to be so disco? Add some sparkle to the scene with this handcrafted statement maker. Looks great over the table, in the hallway, or even in your office if you want work to be more exciting.

8. Linus Mustard Bookcase, $169.99

Bold and minimalist, this maze of a bookshelf is so much more. Besides just books, use it to display plants, decorative objects, photos, and whatever else your creative heart desires.

9. Avani Coffee Table, $399.95

Hand-hewn in India, this shapely coffee table is made of grained mango wood strips that have been individually applied, smoothed, and hand-finished in warm mahogany brown ombre. Yep, trust the process.

10. Urban Mod Hexagon Coaster Set, $12.99

Meet your new mod squad. Simple hexagons get a touch of graphic pop. And your glassware gets a rightful, and beautiful, place to rest.

11. Alexa Collection Mirrored Vanity, $549.99

While a vanity made of mirrors might seem meta, don't overthink it. Just enjoy the simple silhouette and ample "work space" (aka: excuse for you to buy more makeup and stack it everywhere).

12. Magnolia Home Bishop Gold & Multi Pillow, $109

Let's talk about those fringe benefits. From Joanna Gaines, this accent pillow gives that burst of texture any room needs.

13. Nadine Gray Rug, $399.99-$799.99

Don't stop the color block. The trend we've loved for years is still going strong, even when it's featuring decidedly neutral tones.


Kelly is a lifestyle writer and editor based in Chicago. Follow her on Instagram at @kelaiglon

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