Every bibliophile’s dream is to embody the literary world they are currently living in, and every book lover, no matter how quiet and introverted one may be, would also want to express their passion, be it through bookish goodies or statement t-shirts.
Ever been pressured to exhibit your bookish life first before being “officially” a bookish? We’d love to share our top finds to solve your bookish problems in meeting your bookish needs!
● Quote Mugs
Love to enjoy coffee, sip tea, or drink cocoa while reading a book? Add some bookish definition to your lifestyle by treating yourself your favorite drink in a stylish, relatable mug! Blogger and librarian Aryn listed in her 2019 blog about the different cups you can try and add to your mug rack, including scripture mugs and other bookish quotes. Find more fun drinkware inspirations here.
Some people take reading as their form of meditation, and it takes a candle to elevate every session into a whole new level of zen. These candle scents and packaging from The Bookish Shop are made as an intrinsic part of their collection that bookworms would surely light up. Browse their online shop and candles catalog here.
● Socks & Leg Warmers
Complete your cozy reading hours with some bookish socks and leg warmers! Whether they are made of wool or cotton, these limb huggers definitely will make you feel snugged. Media community womenyoushouldknow.net shared in their blog that knee-high socks are the perfect gift for book lovers who love to trot around the house with their nose stuck in a book from twilight ‘til dawn.
● Book Scarfs & Bandanas
If bipedal comfort is not your cup of tea, try checking out book scarves and bandanas. These comfortable bookish goodies are available in the market in different sizes, material, and print. You can even have yours crocheted! Make it look more bookish by printing book pages and emblems on your neckerchiefs, like how Tori Tisell of Storiarts does. Check out this blog written about her and her bookish goodies-making company.
● Statement Tees
Of course, everyone’s favorite clothing item can never be forgotten as statement t-shirts never go out of style! Aryn had also shared in her blog how these tees can proclaim that reading is a good thing. Aside from making your bookish quotes wearable, it also adds a touch of bookish definition to your OOTDs. You may browse in a selection of bookish tees and add them now to cart here.
● Bookish Tote Bags
We all love carrying our books around, at home, during travels, in libraries, in secret nooks, or even at parks or cafes. Most of the time, we’d prefer carrying them around in totes as the bag’s style allows us to instantly scoop our favorite reads without the hassle of a zipper, especially those made in katsa or any organic material. In fine, tote bags are so simple and easy to carry and makes travelling for a read more convenient.
Shop for more adorable tote designs here.
● Book Clutch
Wanna take your bookish fashion up a whole notch? Bags brand Olympia Le-Tan, in 2009, reimagined classic book covers and art and created them into what is now famously known as book clutches using brass hardware and embroidering intricate designs. Hand-stitching each piece can take up to 300 hours, and these clutches even become exclusive because of their unique chronological numbering. Celebrities and prominent figures have already been seen carrying these clutches at events or on the streets, making these fashion pieces a must-have, at an expense.
If it’s a challenge to get these luxurious book clutches for yourself, you can always have a DIY at home, like how couple Sarah and Nick in 2014 did in their Pittsburgh home. Here’s how!
What could ever go wrong with a customized high quality keychain? Keychains or key fobs are often customized with different hooks and designs, some of which are everyday figures, cartoons, and some are just little tags to remind people of your bookish adaptations. Get inspirations for your own customized keychain here.
● Customized Stationery
Pens, highlighters, washi tapes, zip cases: these bookish knick-knacks and many others can complete every study, and every color enhances the bookish life as we know it. Their quirky shapes and hues help stimulate our mood for a better reading experience. Check out OwlCrate’s Stationery selection now, some items are currently on sale!.
Whether you’re collecting or decorating your home, these bookish goodies help forge and satisfy our bibliophile status. You can even use this list as an inspiration every time you need a gift for someone who is a book enthusiast. All in all, these items and more are simple yet significant happy pills, and you may catch them in bookish places and online shops. Better yet, you can create your own list; there is so much stuff out there that can also become a meaningful bookish goodie!