Nautical style comes naturally to the seafaring Scandinavians (their maritime history stretches back to the Vikings). Here are some favorite recent finds:
Above: The rustic linen Vaxbo Lin Bath Mat is $29 from Manos in Sweden; elsewhere, you can find the Vaxbo Lin Bath Mats for £22.95 from Hus and Hem in the UK; and in Canada, the Vaxbo Lin Bath Mat is CA $45 from Truly Swedish Design.
Above: Exfoliating Swedish Sea Salt Soap is $6 from West Elm.
Above: Designed for the Swedish Military, Hudsalve is known as “the Swiss Army Knife of lip balm”; $12 from Best Made.
Above: Nautical cleats as towel hooks; for sourcing ideas, go to 7 Cleats for Home Use.
Above: Swedish-made Iris Hantverk’s bath accessories are available from Olmay Home in Los Angeles (L to R): the Bath Brush is $36, the Toilet Brush with Concrete Holder is $78, and the Concrete Soap Dish is $32.
Above: The 100 percent cotton Sea Anchor bath mat is $38 from Anthropologie.
Above: The Denmark Flag Shower Curtain is $57.99 from Cafe Press.
Finally, get more ideas on how to evaluate and choose the various accessories for your bathroom in our Remodeling 101 Guide: Bath Accessories.