We've all been there. You're hosting a dinner party and the gorgeous glass pitcher crashes to the ground. Or your kids bumped into your favorite lamp while playing in the house (which you've told them not to do a million times).
We feel your pain. That's why we've rounded up these 10 items that look every bit the part of their higher-priced, more fragile friends but will survive a lot longer than the average thing you'd pick up as a replacement. Because everyday chaos happens -- but that doesn't mean you have to trade style for practicality.
The Mushroom Lamp
As demonstrated at the imm Cologne and Maison & Objet 2014 furniture and trade shows in Paris, the lamp gently rocks from side to side after being knocked over until it comes to rest in a standing position, where it puts "normal" light fixtures everywhere to shame.
And, of course, this chair...
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