August 25, 2020

West Elm and EILEEN FISHER Design Upcycled Home Collection

(August 25, 2020) – Today, global design company West Elm and EILEEN FISHER debut a sustainably made collection of home decor and furniture designed with upcycled EILEEN FISHER materials, giving garments a second life beyond the closet. Both retailers shared a vision to develop responsible designs using conscientious manufacturing centered around a zero-waste system to create home products with less environmental impact. The limited-edition collection interprets EILEEN FISHER’s Renew program to a selection of pillows and casual seating available today at and The collaboration marks the first time EILEEN FISHER brings its industry-changing denim felting method to an exclusive collection with a major home retailer. 

“Our team was delighted to partner with West Elm because of our shared passion for creating responsibly-designed products. With these beautiful designs, we are extending each garment’s life cycle and drastically reducing the waste that we put out into the world. As other brands join our mission, we will increase the potential to create positive change in the way we manufacture — by being kinder to the planet,” said Eileen Fisher, founder and co-CEO.

The West Elm + EILEEN FISHER collection is uniquely crafted using a process that begins by deconstructing previously owned denim garments donated by customers as part of EILEEN FISHER’s Renew program. The upcycled fabric is meticulously washed, repaired and hand-layered into intricate and thoughtfully designed patterns, making each piece in the collection one-of-a-kind. 

“Eileen Fisher leads the apparel industry in sustainable innovation and has developed a transformative technology that allows us to introduce circular design to a collection of textiles for the home,” said Alex Bellos, president of West Elm. “Together, we are bridging our shared commitments to responsible retail and great design to offer quality, artful pieces." 

Beginning August 25, customers can shop the limited-edition collection of eight pieces on and, including:    

  • Eileen Fisher Pillow Cover in White & Indigo, 12” x 21” ($159)
  • Eileen Fisher Pillow Cover in Red, 12” x 21” ($159)
  • Eileen Fisher Pillow Cover in Dark Indigo, 20” x 20” ($169)
  • Eileen Fisher Lounge Chair ($1,999)

For an exclusive interview with Eileen Fisher and a behind the scenes video tour of EILEEN FISHER’s Tiny Factory to see how each piece is made, visit To learn more about sustainability and circular design in the apparel industry or to participate in EILEEN FISHER’s Renew program, visit  


EILEEN FISHER has been creating simple, timeless clothes for over 30 years. The collection consists of pure shapes in beautiful materials, designed to work together effortlessly. As a socially conscious company, EILEEN FISHER is a pioneer in sustainable fashion and working to empower women and girls. Our clothes are sold at over 60 EILEEN FISHER retail stores, and 1,000 department and specialty stores internationally, as well as 2 RENEW stores, which feature gently worn and remade designs from our take-back program. EILEEN FISHER is the one of the largest women’s fashion companies to be a certified B Corporation, which means we voluntarily meet high criteria for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency.

August 3, 2020

West Elm Unveils New Collection with Bower Studios

(August 03, 2020) -- Today, global design company West Elm debuts its second collaboration with New York City-based contemporary furniture and design studio, Bower. The new West Elm x Bower collection expands on the first iteration in 2017 to showcase Bower’s industry-renowned, minimalist design approach across several product categories. The seven West Elm exclusive items, including decorative accessories, lighting and furniture pieces starting at $70, are available today on

“Working with West Elm presents a unique opportunity for us to stretch beyond our manufacturing capabilities to create pieces at a large scale for West Elm’s design-curious audience,” said the Bower team. “With this line, we were inspired by plant life and explored patterns using spheres and discs to create a collection that will complement a variety of interiors.”

“Our successful first collaboration with Bower allowed customers to discover their unique and dynamic designs at an accessible price,” said Jeffrey Hannoosh, Senior Vice President of Design for West Elm. “The second installment re-introduces Bower’s elevated, design-forward perspective to our everyday modern offerings with contemporary pieces that are reflective of their distinct style.” 

In line with Bower’s intrinsic design DNA, the collection highlights the beauty of juxtaposition, using mixed materials and simplistic shapes that feel both fresh and familiar. The exclusive West Elm x Bower assortment includes:

  • Bower Trinity Candleholder ($70)
  • Bower Bubble Vase ($80)
  • Bower Papasan Bowl ($130)
  • Bower Stack Scones ($149)
  • Bower Trinity Pendant ($399)
  • Bower Step Side Table ($229)
  • Bower Step Console Table ($499)

Design-lovers interested in learning more about Bower can tune in to the latest episode of Clever, a podcast celebrating the humanity behind design. In the exclusive episode, Bower’s trio of co-founders join designer Amy Devers for a conversation around the beginning of Bower, their design philosophy and the inspiration behind the West Elm collaboration.

Plus, Clever, West Elm and Bower have teamed up for a Clever Reflection Contest offering a grand prize including a one-of-a-kind Bower mirror and a $250 West Elm gift card, plus a second prize for a $250 West Elm gift card. To enter*, create a short video that showcases a reflection visually alongside a personal (audio) reflection. A reflection can be physical like in a mirror, or abstract like a thought. Post your video to Instagram with hashtag #CleverReflectionContest and tag @cleverpodcast, @westelm, and @bowerstudios. For the full contest details and official rules, visit

*Entries are due by August 18, 2020. Contest winners will be announced by August 25, 2020.

July 15, 2020

West Elm and Oddfellows Celebrate National Ice Cream Day with Limited-Edition Flavor

(July 15, 2020) -- National Ice Cream Day is July 19 and to celebrate, global design company West Elm has partnered with Brooklyn-based, small-batch ice cream company, OddFellows, to create a limited-edition flavor, West Elm Citrus Summer Crush available at select Oddfellows locations beginning July 19. The exclusive new flavor offers a modern twist on a classic combination, featuring a delicious blend of blood orange sorbet and sweet cream. Even sweeter, a portion of proceeds from every scoop of West Elm Citrus Summer Crush on National Ice Cream Day will be donated to benefit the Jackie Robinson Foundation and support its New York community-focused mission of empowering minority youth to pursue higher education.

To help ice cream lovers everywhere celebrate their favorite summer treat at home, West Elm and Oddfellows have partnered to share exclusive content on West Elm’s Front + Main blog, including the recipe to create the West Elm Citrus Summer Crush limited-edition flavor and an exclusive interview with Oddfellows Co-founder, Mohan Kumar about how the Brooklyn-rooted ice cream shop originated.

Customers can conveniently shop for at-home ice cream making essentials at, including:

West Elm Citrus Summer Crush is available now through August 2 at Oddfellows scoop shops in the New York City area at the Brooklyn Heights and DUMBO locations, as well as Boston’s Chestnut Hill location. For online, in-store pickup orders and to find your nearest location, visit

July 2, 2020

West Elm Commits to the Fifteen Percent Pledge

Brooklyn, NY (July 08, 2020) – As the 15 Percent Pledge continues to advocate for economic equality by urging major retailers to allocate 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned businesses, today Brooklyn-based, global design company, West Elm, is committing to the 15 Percent Pledge through the retailer’s brand collaborations, West Elm LOCAL shelf space, and hiring practices. In addition to West Elm’s 15% benchmark promises, the home furnishings retailer will make a multi-year donation pledge to the 15 Percent Pledge.

“The 15 Percent Pledge was launched out of the need for increased representation in the workforce and financial equality for Black-owned businesses,” said Aurora James, founder, 15 Percent Pledge Foundation. “We could not be happier that West Elm has stepped up and pledged its commitment to supporting a community of Black-owned businesses, artists, designers, and makers. As a champion of social responsibility causes, we commend West Elm for the brands’ leadership in the design space and look forward to working with them on their accountability measures to hit the 15% benchmarks.”

In making the commitment to the 15 Percent Pledge, West Elm plans to:

  • Increase West Elm’s design collaborations with Black designers, artists, and Black-owned brands to a minimum of 15% of total
  • Increase the share of Black makers and small businesses within West Elm LOCAL to a 15% minimum 
  • Increase the share of Black employees within West Elm’s corporate workforce to a minimum of 15%, as well as strengthening the retail to corporate pipeline

“We are determined to use our purchasing power to create economic empowerment for Black-owned businesses, artists and designers,” said Alex Bellos, president, West Elm. “We look forward to working with the 15 Percent Pledge to ensure our commitments make an immediate and sustained impact.”  

Today, West Elm joins Sephora and Rent the Runway in publicly committing to the 15 Percent Pledge. To support the 15 Percent Pledge, please sign the petition at to show retailers that you Stand With Us. Individuals can also text “PLEDGE” to 917.540.8418 for updates and information on Black-owned businesses. Please also like, share, and follow on Instagram and Twitter at @15percentpledge.

For more information about the 15 Percent Pledge, please reach out to, or Gabrielle Katz, and Giada Buffalini, at Karla Otto New York. To learn more about West Elm’s commitments to sustainability and corporate social responsibility, please visit  

About 15 Percent Pledge

The 15 Percent Pledge is a 501c3 non-profit advocacy organization urging major retailers to commit 15% of their shelf-space to Black-owned businesses. It offers large corporations accountability support and consulting services with the goal of advocating for and supporting Black-owned businesses. The 15 Percent Pledge seeks economic equality and prosperity for Black future founders, Black students, and Black people in the workforce. Launched in 2020 by Aurora James, the initiative was born from seeing multiple acts of social injustice and police brutality in the United States, with a lack of accountability for the systemic issues at play. Businesses including Sephora, Rent the Runway, and now West Elm, have all committed to the 15 Percent Pledge. For more information, visit

June 29, 2020

Steelcase and West Elm Announce Retail Collection

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 29 2020 -- Steelcase and global design company West Elm today announce the expansion of their contract interiors partnership with the launch of a selection of retail products available to consumers on The assortment of Steelcase and West Elm Work products is aimed at helping people work from home comfortably and productively with office-worthy essentials that provide form and function. The introductory selection of 26 product lines ranging from $90 - $4,500 includes the Steelcase innovative ergonomic office chairs, desks and storage assorted from the exclusive West Elm Work for Steelcase Greenpoint Collection, and a variety of flexible pieces from Steelcase such as laptop stands, charging accessories and side tables for additional working surfaces. 

“More people are working from home today and will continue to do so in the future, yet many lack the ergonomic seating or smart work tools to be comfortable and productive,” said Meghan Dean, director of ancillary partnerships. “Together, Steelcase and West Elm will help workers create work-from-home spaces that are healthy and inspiring.” 

“Our customers rely on West Elm to design spaces they love,” said Cheryl Carpenter, VP of West Elm Work. “In expanding our relationship with Steelcase into home office solutions, consumers can shop at to incorporate solutions that support working from home while getting the innovation, quality and ergonomics offered by Steelcase.”

The Steelcase and West Elm home office retail collection builds on the successful contract partnership announced in 2018, which joined West Elm’s original, modern design expertise with Steelcase’s industry leading performance and dealer network to support the changing preferences for people at work.  Steelcase partners with a diverse network of thought leaders and organizations around the world. West Elm is the latest Steelcase partner in what is becoming the industry’s largest network of makers and creators of products for the workplace. 

For more information on Steelcase and West Elm commercial products for the workplace, visit or Shop the home office collection at

About Steelcase Inc. 

For more than 105 years, Steelcase Inc. has helped create great experiences for the world's leading organizations, across industries. We demonstrate this through our family of brands - including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, Orange Box®, AMQ™ and Turnstone®. Together, they offer a comprehensive portfolio of architecture, furniture and technology products and services designed to unlock human promise and support social, economic and environmental sustainability. We are globally accessible through a network of channels, including over 800 Steelcase dealer locations. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading and publicly traded company with fiscal 2020 revenue of $3.7 billion.  

May 26, 2020

REI Co-op and West Elm debut retail partnership with co-curated summer collection

(May 26, 2020) — Outdoor specialty retailer REI Co-op and global design company West Elm today announce a retail partnership to offer a co-curated collection of REI x West Elm lifestyle products aimed at helping people feel at home, outdoors. REI Co-op and West Elm came together a year ago with a shared commitment to designing consciously made, quality products that invite people to enjoy the comforts of home while exploring outside - whether close to home or in the greater outdoors. The introductory assortment combines REI Co-op’s 82 years of trusted outdoor-gear expertise with West Elm’s original, modern design aesthetic to offer customers durable, approachable and comfortable outdoor product solutions. The collection of 35 products, most under $60, is available today on and, marking the first time REI Co-op will sell gear through another retailer.

“Our customers enjoy the outdoors in a variety of ways – from running, riding and hiking, to simply sharing a meal and a moment of relaxation outside,” said Paul Calandrella, REI general merchandising manager for camp products. “We love the opportunity to partner with a brand that not only aligns with our values, but also shares our passion for curating great outdoor experiences. Working with West Elm introduces new creative territory to consider, and we hope this inspires more people to join us outside, even if it’s just day camping in their backyard.”

The REI Co-op x West Elm suite of products encourages customers to get creative with their personal escapes, including folding outdoor chairs, a portable shade shelter, bright reusable tableware, a collapsible campfire table, a double-sided outdoor blanket, abstract patterned outdoor pillows, and more.

“We designed this modern collection of colorful everyday entertaining essentials and sustainably sourced outdoor textiles to complement REI Co-op’s high performing recreational gear,” said Jeffrey Hannoosh, Senior Vice President of Design for West Elm. “Our collaboration with REI Co-op inspires families to bring the comforts of home to the great outdoors – from weeknights dining al fresco to relaxing summer weekends in the backyard.”

REI Co-op and West Elm have also co-produced an exclusive Camp Monsters podcast episode designed to entertain the entire family. Debuting May 26, the episode will be added to REI’s Camp Monsters podcast series and will uncover the urban legend of the famed Brooklyn Bridge Monster that washed ashore the banks of West Elm’s Dumbo, Brooklyn headquarters in 2012. Lore enthusiasts, fans of the podcast, and families alike can listen and watch an animated campfire video with the Camp Monsters Brooklyn Bridge Monster episode for free at or in the Fireplace by West Elm app for Apple TV. West Elm and REI Co-op encourage people to tune in, set up camp from the comfort of home, and share their family’s adventures on social media using the hashtag: #REIxWestElm.

The REI Co-op x West Elm suite of products is available starting today and ranges in price starting from $6 to $199. For more ways to ease into summer with the help of REI and West Elm, or to shop the full day camping collection, visit or

For more information on the partnership or to request images, please visit the West Elm Pressroom at or the RE Co-op Newsroom:

May 8, 2020

West Elm Makes Sending Care Packages Easy with New Locally Inspired Bundles

(May 8, 2020) - West Elm store associates are connecting with their community of design lovers in new ways right now– from virtual design consultations and online design chat to social media messages and playful illustrations. Inspired by the creativity of associates and designers across the country, today West Elm introduces 20 themed “West Elm Bundles” on featuring an assortment of products curated by local store teams in the spirit of a care package.

The first selection of West Elm Bundles, starting at $54, will showcase themes ranging from Just Add Wine and I Love New York to Pretty in Pink and I Love Mom. Customers can conveniently shop online to select a West Elm Bundle for a loved one and for every occasion– from celebrations and graduations to room refreshes and sweet “thinking of you” gestures. Each West Elm Bundle ordered on is carefully compiled by the local store team and shipped to its destination.

West Elm will periodically refresh the assortment of West Elm Bundles to feature new messages from store teams, designs, and products by West Elm’s community of LOCAL artists and makers, providing support for their small businesses. Visit the landing page on to shop the full collection, including:

Coffee Corner by West Elm Salt Lake City ($74)

For the coffee lover, this Coffee Corner Bundle provides a charming set-up for a cup of joe. Just add the coffee.

“Making everyday tasks beautiful as well as functional has never been more important. Our coffee corner set up can help add some style and calm to your mornings with everything you need to start the day right!”

- The West Elm Salt Lake City Team

A Reason to Celebrate by West Elm Las Vegas ($94)

Whether unwinding after a long day or have a reason to celebrate, these champagne flutes, coasters, luxe marble corkscrew and more elevate any occasion.

“A Reason to Celebrate, is a hopeful reminder that good things are coming! With so many life events being put on hold, why miss an opportunity to celebrate if you don’t have to!”

- The West Elm Las Vegas Team

Insta-worthy Picnic by West Elm Chelsea Garden ($182)

Get outside on a sunny afternoon – this set has all the essentials for a photo-worthy picnic.

“We hope wherever you are this summer, you are able to take time to get outside, breathe the fresh air, and feel renewed.”

- The West Elm Chelsea Team (New York)

A Taste of New Orleans by West Elm New Orleans ($69)

Get a taste of the Big Easy with this tabletop set-up, full of zesty décor and fun seasonings.

“We created this package so visitors and our resilient residents alike can catch a taste of our great city and our diverse culture.”

- The West Elm New Orleans Team

April 29, 2020

West Elm and MNDFL Co-Produce Meditation Episode to Help Create a Dreamy At-Home Practice

April 29,2020 – Today, West Elm announces a content partnership with New York-based meditation studio MNDFL, offering a FREE, exclusive MNDFL TV episode to help people recreate MNDFL’s serene studio experience at home. The 10-minute, codeveloped episode pairs West Elm’s original designs with MNDFL’s meditation practice to lead viewers through tips for creating a modern at-home meditation station followed by a guided practice with MNDFL instructor Jen Kluczkowsi. Beginning today, will stream the West Elm x MNDFL episode for FREE to all visitors and current subscribers.

In the episode, expert Jen Kluczkowsi reveals her tips for building a meaningful home practice, including:

  • #1: Choose a Greater Intention: How to bring meaning to your meditation.
  • #2: Create and Curate Your Space: Ways to design a physical space that enhances your practice.
  • #3: Find a Teacher: Why a mentor is impactful and what to look for.
  • #4: Shape Your Perception: How to build a mental foundation that invites serenity in. 
  • #5: Be Fluid: Tips for creating a routine – and knowing when it’s okay to break out of it.

West Elm and MNDFL will host an Instagram giveaway offering one lucky winner the chance to win a $100 West Elm gift card and a free three-month subscription to MNDFL TV. To enter the West Elm x MNDFL Instagram giveaway, follow @westelm and @MNDFLmeditation on Instagram and comment on @MNDFLmeditation’s in-feed giveaway post tagging three friends. New MNDFL TV subscribers can also enjoy an exclusive 15% off one month with promo code ‘WEST ELM’.

Ready to create your at-home meditation space? Visit to shop West Elm’s curated assortment of relaxing home essentials, including those featured in the MNDFL TV episode such as:

April 16, 2020

West Elm and Rent the Runway Give Away a Spring Pick-Me-Up

Last spring, West Elm and Rent the Runway announced a partnership to make modern design accessible with 26 exclusive home décor bundles available to try through Rent the Runway. Today, West Elm and Rent the Runway want to help customers channel their positive vibes by sprucing up a small space or trying on a fun, new style. The two brands have teamed up to offer the ultimate Spring Pick-Me-Up Sweepstakes*, giving away a spring refresh for the home and wardrobe to one winner.

Using West Elm’s free virtual design services or Design Chat feature, anyone can easily tap into their creativity at home for projects like refreshing a workspace, creating the ultimate reading nook, or overhauling a bedding look. For more inspiration, visit West Elm’s Ideas + Advice page or Front + Main blog.

From April 16 – 30, customers can enter for a chance to win:

  • A $500 West Elm gift card
  • 2 months of Rent the Runway’s 2-Swap Membership (total value: $270)
  • A one-on-one virtual consultation with a West Elm Design Crew expert

To enter:

  1. Follow @westelm and @renttherunway on Instagram.
  2. Submit entry on the sweepstakes page at

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN; odds of winning depend upon number of eligible entries received; Sweepstakes begins on 4/16/2020 and ends on 4/30/2020; open only to residents of the 50 United States of America or the District of Columbia (EXCLUDING RHODE ISLAND AND PUERTO RICO) who are 18 years old or older as of entry time; void where prohibited; limit one (1) entry per person; see Official Rules for complete details including eligibility restrictions and odds at; Sponsor: Williams-Sonoma, Inc, 3250 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94109.

April 2, 2020

West Elm Joins Parent Company Williams-Sonoma, Inc. in Support of No Kid Hungry Relief and Recovery Efforts

(April 2, 2020) -- West Elm, alongside parent company Williams-Sonoma, Inc., is proud to stand with No Kid Hungry, a national campaign to end childhood hunger in America, in its relief and recovery efforts as schools remain closed nationwide due to the coronavirus. Millions of children across the U.S. have lost access to the school meals they depend on, and West Elm is committed to raising awareness and funds in support of the nearly 22 million children who rely on school meals.

West Elm has developed the donation page to seamlessly add increments of  $5 - $50 donations to any West Elm purchase made at  Contributions may also be made prior to checkout by selecting a donation amount and adding it to the shopping cart. West Elm also offers a text-to-donate option accessed by simply sending 877-877 a text with the message ‘WSI’ and following the prompts. To learn more about the impact donations are making in communities across America, visit the No Kid Hungry blog for examples of local stories here.

The Williams-Sonoma, Inc., portfolio of brands is proud to direct aid to No Kid Hungry’s mission, announced in a press release here. Williams Sonoma is a long-time supporter of No Kid Hungry, donating more than $8 million over the course of 10 years. To read about all the ways Williams Sonoma cares, visit the WS Cares page here

For more information about No Kid Hungry’s response and mission, visit or to make a donation please visit

About West Elm

Born in Brooklyn in 2002, West Elm is a global design company dedicated to transforming people’s lives and spaces through creativity, style, and purpose. We create original, modern, and affordable home decor, and curate a global selection of local, ethically sourced, and Fair Trade Certified™ products available online and in 100+ stores worldwide. We are a part of Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (NYSE:WSM), the world's largest digital-first, design-led and sustainable home retailer, and participate in The Key Rewards, a free-to-join loyalty program that offers members exclusive benefits across the fleet of best-in-class brands.


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