I usually shy away from stripes. Not sure why. Maybe it’s just ingrained in my brain that stripes add ten pounds–even if you’re sitting next to them. Or on them. But, when I came across this merino wool throw ($595) from Calypso Home, I immediately wanted to add it to my shopping bag. The unexpected color combo of pastel pink with neon green and black makes me happy, regardless of what it would do to my waistline. And while you’re at the Preston Center store, check out the furniture floor sample sale going on right now–select pieces of furniture, art, lighting, and mirrors are up to 25 percent off.