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When the temperature drops, there’s nothing quite like staying home, wrapping yourself in a blanket, and morphing into a toasty cinnamon bun. Accessories help. A throw blanket easily looks great, and a weighted blanket feels ideal at bedtime. But a plush blanket can set you up for the coziest evening in. To help you decide on the best plush blanket to buy for yourself or gift to a beloved introvert, we spoke to six stylish women. Their 12 picks aren’t just supersoft but also provide texture, pattern, and color to elevate your space. A bunch of these options are machine washable, and you can choose between Sherpa, fleece, faux-fur, and microfiber plush blankets at various price points. Velvet Fabric Stocklot

12 Best Plush Blankets 2023 | The Strategist

When beauty-trend forecaster Addison Cain moved to New York from Houston, she was “fully unprepared” for the chill in her prewar apartment. She pretty much immediately bought this Bedsure blanket in white for her new home. “It was a highly recommended pick on Amazon, so I just went for it,” she says. Cain easily feels the cold, “so I always have a blanket handy, even wrapped around me at my desk when I work from home. I don’t know if this is advised — so maybe don’t try for yourself — but I’ll throw my blanket over the radiator for a couple minutes to warm it up sometimes,” she says.

12 Best Plush Blankets 2023 | The Strategist

Velvet Furniture Fabrics One Christmas, Cain’s mom bought four of these fleece-sided blankets in green as gifts, so all four of her daughters had one to share with their respective partners. It’s a real family favorite; there are also a couple slung over furniture in Cain’s parents’ home. “It’s a nice reminder of my house in Kentucky and being cozy over the holidays,” she says. Cain’s taken the blanket beyond