New in homes: Homeware and accessories we love for April

All the brand-new buys you'll need to shop for the month of April

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If you're hoping to start April with a brand-new slate, then it's about time to start taking your shopping seriously, and by that we mean by taking full advantage of all the springtime homewares and accessories that so many retailers have recently released. 

We're talking about reaching botanical bliss through garden-inspired candles and rattan storage units that are both pretty and practical, as well as a slew of other must-haves. With so much to see and so little time to see it all — it's time to act fast and thank us later. 

Here's our carefully curated list of all the homeware and accessories that are new in April and absolutely require your attention (and investing). 

Oh, and if you need more top-notch suggestions, head on over to our Editor's Picks roundup to fully furnish your homes to perfection. 

New at Parachute

1. California-inspired bedding

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Get in the spirit of Earth Day by starting the very first day of April. The Parachute brand prides itself on being one-of-a-kind, differentiating itself from other bedding brands. Parachute does not artificially soften their fabrics; their innovative process has been passed down one generation to-the-next via their family-owned factory in the Guimarães region of northern Portugal.

Linen Venice Set starting at $359, at Parachute

This signature bedding set is an homage to Parachute's California hometown. Designed without a top sheet (because that's our favorite way to sleep), it has everything you need to upgrade your bed.View Deal

2. This everyday linen quilt

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Still, need some convincing on why Parachute is so revolutionary? Let's take the fact that they are Oeko-Tex Standard 100 certified highest criterion of testing for harmful chemicals and synthetics, making this quilt an excellent investment for those looking to live a more sustainable lifestyle. 

Everyday Linen Quilt starting at $279, at Parachute

Drift off under a cloud of effortless linen. Classic and versatile, this fluffy staple blends the laid-back, lofty look of a duvet with the ease of a quilt. Style it alone for a clean, cozy vibe, or layer it on for extra warmth.



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3. This chic cotton choice

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A year into this pandemic, and loungewear is still coming up on top as a must-have. Elevate your current collection by investing in a cotton robe; the lighter fabric is far more breathable and perfectly on-trend with the warmer season. 

Cloud Cotton Robe for $99, at Parachute

Soft, light, and luxurious, this super comfy robe features a fabulously fluffy 2-ply gauze, a snug waist tie, and two hidden side pockets. Go for the newest colorway bone or opt for something a bit more daring; with seven shades available, there is no wrong way to go here.  


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New at Bed Bath & Beyond

1. A body supporting pillow

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Bed Bath & Beyond recently released their newest brand, Nestwell, offering dozens of bath and bedding items that are impossible to look past — including this perfect pillow. 

Nestwell Down-Alternative Density Firm Support Bed Pillow l Was $20, Now starting at $12, at Bed Bath & Beyond

Perfect for all sleeping positions, this brand-new pillow is hypo-allergenic and provides firm support to fill space between the shoulders and the head when sleeping. View Deal

2. A sleek shower curtain

Transform your bathrooms by giving your showers a facelift with a handful of new products like this shower curtain. A lighter shade will brighten up even the darkest of environments and put an added spring in your shower routine. 

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Nestwell Solid Hemp Shower Curtain l Was $50, Now starting at $30, at Bed Bath & Beyond

Suitable for all bathrooms, this shower curtain is constructed from 60% hemp and 40% cotton for a lightweight, breathable option that provides a relaxed look in a handful of shades. 


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3. A trendy towel in a sensational new shade

It's time to be out with the old and in with the new towels! Substitute outdated towels by selecting a handful of new ones. These hygro-cotton towels are an exceptional example — and idea – as there are tons of new colors to breathe new life into your old décor.  

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Nestwell Hygro Cotton Bath Towel l Was $20, Now starting at $4.80, at Bed Bath & Beyond

It's impossible to resist purchasing these hygro-cotton towels that come available in so many fun, fresh shades. Constructed from 100% cotton, this choice provides a long-lasting, quick-drying process and becomes softer with each use (and wash!). View Deal

New at Stonewall Kitchen

1. This vacation-in-a-jar

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Dreaming of the perfect getaway? Light up this brand-new vacation-in-a-jar and prepare to jet set off to the most tropical of locations. It's the much-needed, well-deserved vacation, with no travel required. 

Check out our best candle guide for more options!

Tropical Getaway Candle starting at $11.95, at Stonewall Kitchen

Dive into some serious island vibes with this ultimate getaway fragrance - think blue skies and little umbrella drinks. Like a vacation for the senses, this tropical temptation is whipped up with the most luscious ingredients – crushed pineapple and creamy coconut for a fruity, fragrant scent with an exotic edge. Sunglasses not included.View Deal

2. This uplifting scent

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Daydreaming of brighter days ahead? Try this brand-new candle to keep your faith alive and your senses lifted all day, every day. 

Brighter Days Candle for $19.95, at Stonewall Kitchen

As the sun rises and rays of light stream through the open windows, it’s time to start your day off on the right foot—or, should we say, the sweet foot? Whether it’s a glazed doughnut, vanilla scone, or foamy latte, treat yourself this morning and let a brighter day begin with this candle. 


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3. This sustainable scent

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Awaken your senses to this super sweet and satisfying scent that also happens to be sustainable. Talk about the ultimate win-win. 

Stonewall Home Papaya & Melon Candle Collection starting at $4.95, at Stonewall Kitchen

Escape to a tranquil island every time you enjoy this tropical scent. Meant to invoke the feel-good vibes of warm weather, it features notes of luscious papaya, sweet melon, crushed pineapple, and coconut. Crafted from a delicious soy blend, this daydreaming essential, these candles will transform your home into a beachside paradise.View Deal

New at Walmart

1. This 10-piece cookware set

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Part ways with your tried-but-true cookware and elevate your collection to something brand-new and oh-so-chic. An all-inclusive option like this is your ticket to serving up stylish meals without breaking the bank. 

Beautiful 10 PC Cookware Set, Sage Green by Drew Barrymore for $99.97, at Walmart

Made for everyday cooking with friends and family, the Beautiful 10 Piece Cookware Set is impeccably crafted with a signature die-cast, double-riveted gold handles, and a durable, scratch-resistant 3-layer nonstick coating that’s safe for use with metal utensils. View Deal

2. This bold bowl set

Drew Barrymore's latest endeavor, Beautiful, ranks among one of my favorite new collections to date. The affordable selection of kitchen appliances brightens up tabletops and kitchen counters in bold ways that are super satisfying. Take this three-piece set for example; it's the perfect pop of color that everyone needs.  

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Beautiful Set of 3 Bowls for $19.97, at Walmart

Purposeful tools create purposeful kitchen moments. This 3-piece bowl set helps you prepare and serve delicious meals with ease. Use also to whip eggs and sauté vegetables for a mess-free experience.View Deal

3. This super-sleek knife

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Beautiful 7-inch Signature Knife in White for $11.97, at Walmart

This  7-inch Serrated Santoku knife isn't just one of Drew's personal favorites but is exceptional for cutting through hard exteriors and slicing and dicing a handful of foods. This innovative knife features a white, forged handle with signature gold accents that fit comfortably in your hand and helps you slice through all kinds of foods with ease.

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New at Brooklinen

1. This classic choice

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Brooklinen is not only one of the bestselling brands in bedding; it also happens to be one of my personal favorites. Ranking right up there with their cashmere sheets (my absolute favorite!) are their core ones, and fortunately for us all, the brand has reimagined the classic choice in brand-new shades for spring. 

Classic Core Sheet Set l Was $109, Now starting at $98.10, at Brooklinen

Cool and crisp, these Classic Percale Sheets feature a breathable 270 thread count weave for that timeless, hotel-style luxury. Perfect for hot sleepers, these sheets will help you stay cool all night long. View Deal

2. This divine duvet

Replace heavier materials such as velvet for a lighter, more breathable option such as this lightweight duvet choice. Perfect for both spring and summer, you'll be drifting off to dreamland comfortably. 

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Classic Duvet Cover l Was $109, Now starting at $98.10, at Brooklinen

Suitable for all sleepers, this duvet cover is an exquisite addition to any current decor or seasonal aesthetic, even more so since it's now available in a slew of new spring-approved shades. View Deal

3. This lightweight comforter

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Down comforters are an excellent addition during the fall and winter, but as the temperatures begin to rise, you'll want to replace your go-to choice for a more suitable solution such as this lightweight must-have. 

Down Comforter l Was $249, Now starting at $211.65, at Brooklinen

However you sleep, Brooklinen has a comforter (new and improved, may we add) to match your needs. Snuggle up to varying levels of warmth and construction, each tucked within the brand's most notable ultra-soft, 100% long-staple cotton shell. 


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New at Bluemercury

1. This signature sanctuary candle

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Unwind after a long hard day with a candle that relaxes your senses and provides it with the R&R it so deserves. While all the LAFCO brand candles are sensational when looking to find your center, their latest release is topping our list. 

LAFCO Retreat Candle for $65, at Bluemercury

Smooth matcha green tea and earthy maté leaves, infused with crushed mint and vibrant ginger, create enlightened freshness within this candle. Uplifting and purifying, herbal notes of clary sage entwine with sacred palo santo wood to transform your surroundings into a blissful space.


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2. This brand-new fragrance

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If candles or reed diffusers aren't your beat but you're looking for a way to engage your senses, diptyque's latest release is your best bet. The fresh fragrance is the perfect solution for anyone looking to awaken their senses and avoid any overpowering scents that will cause a headache. 

Still, want more? Check out our best home fragrance buying guide for more options! 

diptyque Orphéon Eau de Parfum for $188, at Bluemercury

Paying tribute to the Saint-Germain quarter, this fragrance fills the air with curls of tobacco smoke mingling with powdery trails of blush lingering on burnished wood. At the heart of the composition, you'll find an atmosphere of the same unforgettable place, recognizable through the warmth of tonka bean, the depth of cedar, and the vivacity of juniper berries.View Deal

3. This decadent diffuser 

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Last but not least, rounding out our must-have items — newly released at Bluemercury— is, of course, a decadent diffuser to fill your air with nothing but the most satisfying of scents. 

Jo Malone London Silk Blossom Diffuser for $102, at Bluemercury

Inspired by the tropical paradise of Hawaii, Jo Malone London’s Blossoms Collection celebrates the bold and colorful hibiscus flower. Hummingbirds and butterflies flock to a tempting bloom of the silk tree, setting a joyful mood at home with this irresistible blossom diffuser that will last up to four months. View Deal

Brittany Romano
Brittany Romano

Brittany Romano joins the Real Homes team as their U.S. E-commerce Editor, based in New York City. From her start as a fashion market assistant at Marie Claire to building highly profitable commerce vertical at Us Weekly and AMI brands, Brittany has produced award-winning content covering everything from celebrity beauty hacks to must-have items from online sales. She is a graduate of New England College. When she isn’t writing, you can find Brittany indulging in yet another DIY-project or cheering on her beloved Boston Bruins. Find her on Instagram at @Rammmyyy.