As if Kmart Australia wasn’t painful enough, we Americans have yet another reason to envy folks in other parts of the world. Europeans have discovered pastel-coloured mineral water bottle crates, and are using them at home in all sorts of clever and cute ways.
Crate chic is anything but new. We’ve been perching on wonky old milk crates down at the hipster café since the turn of the Millennium. But a bunch of European style-setters have taken the trend and given it a fresh new look by appropriating pastel-coloured bottled water crates for their homes.