Composed of micro-polyester taffeta with a water-repellent coating, Nanamica's wind cap can successful handle the elements. It's the vibrant yellow colorway that truly stands out from others in this category. From Japan's Nanamica, the cap's details—six-panel construction, embroidery, adjustable strap—all demonstrate superb attention to detail. Price is in Japanese Yen.
Soma makes beautiful, sustainable water bottles, filters and pitchers. It was only a matter of time until their technology was used to create coffee products with the same principles in mind. The Soma Brew Bottle allows you to brew 12 ounces of hot (instantly) or cold (overnight) coffee in a double-insulated glass bottle. Of course, it works perfectly for tea too.
These vintage Kofu bands are hand-cut from late-1800s, Meiji period Japanese textiles and reinforced with fine leather. They can easily replace the comes-with-the-watch band you're using with now–be that on an Apple Watch or an automatic timepiece—and do so with worldly elegance. Price is in Hong Kong dollar.
From Serena Williams to Marlene Dietrich and Virginia Woolf, 60 powerful women provide the inspiration for cocktail recipes in Jennifer Croll's cocktail book "Free The Tipple." Including vivid illustrations from NYC-based artist Kelly Shami, the book truly celebrates icons across many disciplines. And Croll does a superb job of tying the drinks' ingredients back to the inspiration, whether it's the use of earthly components (like beets) for Marina Abramović or champagne for Coco Chanel.
With their signature m-grip outsole and an upper composed of 10 hand-woven vegan leather straps, Malibu Sandals offer snug comfort through a variation on the traditional Mexican huarache design. For long strolls on beaches, boardwalks or any summertime destination, an anatomically correct ultra-soft footbed sets these further apart. Our style choice, the Zuma in the color whiskey, feels both timeless and contemporary.
Small but powerful, this inflatable lantern offers 50 hours of light per complete charge for all outdoor (or indoor) adventures. Charged up via USB or simply solar energy, it can also reverse course and use its two-way port to top up a cellphone battery. Waterproof and light, it's easy to stow and unfold at picnics, camping adventures and more.
Coasters can be kitsch, dull or oftentimes overly-branded. This set of gradient indigo-dyed ones isn't any of that. Hand-dyed and then treated with natural leather oil, these sophisticated coasters elevate cocktail hours. And, because they're dyed by hand, each one is entirely unique—with some of the flaws being exactly what's most charming about them.
Not only is the VINGLACÉ wine bottle cooler double walled and vacuum insulated, it's also much more portable than an ice bucket or multi-item cooler. Made for one single bottle, this product keeps summer wines chilled without ice. Just unscrew the the top, put your chosen bottle of wine inside, screw the lid back on, and you're set for beach outings, picnics, camping and more. This stainless steel option is also fingerprint-resistant, so the look remains clean.
With a section dedicated to Ren Hang, "Strange Plants III" also features work by 50+ other artists. Published by independent house Zioxla, this 164-page book (like those before it) celebrates plants in art—in weird and wonderful ways. From oil paintings of the foul-smelling corpse flower to a poodle sculpture made from vines, the work within is made for anybody who understands nature is, itself, an artwork.
The guayabera shirt (aka Camisa de Yucatán) is a traditional Caribbean-style button-down, usually made from linen or cotton for breathability in warmer climates. This lovely take on the classic offers a streamlined silhouette that's perfect for all genders, and features a large utilitarian pocket. What wins us over, though, is the lush green colorway—appropriately named "leaf." This piece is made from 100% Belgian linen in NYC.
Limited to an edition of 100, this "Abolish ICE" print by Ben Sanders doesn't just look good, but all profits are being donated to RAICES—an organization that free and low-cost legal assistance to those facing detention at the US border. Measuring 24 by 36 inches, it's printed on 80LB gloss-book stock, and is signed and numbered by the artist.
Once again, German watch brand NOMOS allows their design knowledge to inform two striking, playful pieces. The new Aqua collection features "siren white" iterations of their Club and Ahoi Neomatik models (18 different versions, in fact). Ready for diving, these sporty automatic watches can be dressed up or down. Timepieces in the Club line begin at 2,500€, while the Ahoi series starts at 3,240€.
Legendary knife-designer Todd Rexford's latest exclusive multi-tool collaboration with Urban EDC Supply features a Japanese "Seigaiha" pattern, custom-machined by Rexford himself. The slender titanium item features a blade, hex tool, flathead screwdriver and pry bar—and a bottle opener. Measuring 3.5 inches, it can be stowed away just about anywhere.
In original and spicy chipotle flavors, CORE + RIND's two cheesy cashew sauces offer a 100% vegan, dairy-free, gluten-free, and plant-based topping alternative. Both are rich and creamy, and complement savory dishes. Further, all feature whole ingredients and pack plenty of nutrients.
KARA, in collaboration with design duo Chen Chen & Kai Williams, has made a silver serpentine keychain that's as elegant and attention-grabbing as it is good at popping bottles. Made from stainless steel, it's durable and portable—measuring just over three inches long.
While getting out into nature—whether it's tucked inside the city or in the wilderness beyond—you can support NYC's parks with this cap. Proceeds from the sale (as with all items in the Only NY's NYC Collection) go to the City of New York, specifically to the Department of Parks. Made from 100% cotton chino twill and with an adjustable strap, it's suited to all sizes and genders.