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A Guide to Hygge, the Danish Concept of Coziness That Basically Means “Candlelit Uterus”

Hygge is hitting it big this fall. The Danish term, which translates roughly to “the blissful contentment of a gathering of close friends whose easy laughter, muffled in the folds of infinity infinity-scarves, wafts over a reclaimed-oak tableful of pumpkin spice lattes and pine-scented candles while a snowy wind beats merrily at the windowpanes but does not penetrate the bunny-soft blankets encasing the friends’ lithe, Danish bodies,” has inspired several design-and-lifestyle books set to publish over the next few months, each claiming to share the secrets of the world’s happiest country.
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