Dieter Rams for Braun Watch

Discontinued but not forgotten, Braun recently re-issued a line of watches and clocks designed by famed German industrialist Dieter Rams. The spare, functional collection was approved by Rams' partner Dietrich Lubs and harkens back to design heyday of the 1970s.

Rutherfords of England
Traditional Music Case

Originally created to carry sheet music, this classic leather case just as easily supports a MacBook Air or a bevy of reading materials. Each is handmade in Rutherfords' workshop in North West England by highly skilled craftsmen who use locally tanned leather from Joseph Clayton & Sons, and features a solid brass bar folded over the handle that keeps items secure.

The Principals
Moon Rock Coasters

An out-of-this-world cocktail deserves a proper perch—nothing less than, say, the Principals' Moon Rock Coasters. Inspired by the cosmic beauty of asteroid fields and comet debris, the set of four comprises four prismatic slabs cast in concrete.

Rotator Jump Rope

For those that take fitness as seriously as they take design, look to German newcomer Hock. Founded in 2009 by Kristof Hock, the eponymous label uses only certifiably sustainable and natural materials for its handsome workout gear, while adhering to a forward-thinking design philosophy. The pragmatism of both leads to equipment you can count on workout after workout, year after year.

Hand-Painted Wooden Planters

New York-based FlaneursPocket requires two sets of hands: in her bedroom-turned-wood shop, Veronica Acosta cuts wood with a circular saw and sands the pieces down into quirky irregular prisms; Lauren Manning determines the color palettes and paints each one by hand. From teal and gold to neon yellow, these planters add spunk and personality to any windowsill or desk.

Peacock Feather Memento Mori

Across myriad religions and ancient myths, the peacock feather has always carried a positive symbolic meaning, especially that of renewal. Porcelain manufactory of the Bavarian crown, Nymphenburg, has incorporated the avian emblem into their works since the 1700s. Here the feather has been meticulously hand-painted onto a brilliant limited edition skull, which is signed by the artist.

iPhone 6 Leather Case

Adopted presents a murdered-out black leather wrap for the iPhone 6. The simple case gets an interesting boost from the pebbled leather texture that's subtle enough not to interrupt Apple's design game.

RMS Beauty
Lip + Skin Balm

Just reading the ingredients in RMS Beauty's Lip and Skin Balm—each one is selected for healing and restorative properties—gives you an idea of just how creamy and wonderful it is for your winter salve. Organic vanilla gives a gentle scent when blended with a range of oils including coconut, sunflower, and jojoba; and butters like shea and cocoa.

Brian Farrell Art and Design
CH + AmDC: Expedition Mobile

Minnesota-born, New Jersey-based artist Brian Farrell applies his illustrations to a range of home accessories, like this hand-painted and silk-screened mobile influenced by nature, survival and adventure, in a color created specially for Cool Hunting.

DonorsChoose Gift Card

In a genius way of connecting teachers in need of funding for classroom projects and altruistic individuals looking to give rather than receive for the holidays, DonorsChoose lets you give the chance to give. Recipients can redeem the value of their gift card toward projects specifically chosen by teachers, from supplying books for a Spanish reading library to a computer to edit video footage for an "Alchemy of Composting" science project.

Shahla Karimi
Subway Bracelets

Brooklyn-based designer Shahla Karimi's debut collection lets you wear the NYC subway on your wrist. From Inwood to World Trade Center, Yankee Stadium to Wall Street, and Harlem to South Ferry, the 3D-printed accessories are available in sterling silver, 14k gold and gold vermeil.

Tanner's Apron

With locally sourced hides, spruce bark collected from the local lumbering industry, water from the Pite River and countless years of saddlery experience, Böle is producing some of the most considered leather goods in the world. The four generations-strong Swedish company uses a traditional, time-consuming, tree bark tanning method to achieve a fuller natural color and high quality leather that will allow their goods to last a lifetime. Their tanner's apron is sure to make you the master of your own workshop.

Askov Finlayson
Aegis Sweater

Minnesota-based retailer and apparel maker Askov Finlayson was born and raised in the cold. The high-quality, 16-oz slub yarn fleece in their Aegis Sweatshirt provides warmth while contrasting canvas patches add durability and throwback color-blocking. Split wood and head right to the pub—all without a wardrobe change.

Rise Art
Rise Art

Online art purveyors Rise Art offer affordable works by a variety of artists, that you can either rent or purchase. Also, with every piece sold, Rise Art sends a personal art supply kit to a child in the hospital (sharing supplies is often verboten for fear of spreading diseases). The site's many filters makes finding a special piece for yourself easy enough, but they also offer gift cards for the art enthusiast in your life.

Outlaw Franky
Outlaw Patriot Throw

Cozy up with a bit of good ol' American patriotism. Woven in New York State on an antique loom, this red, white and blue throw is sure to warm even the biggest cold-weather haters. Crafted from 100% domestically sourced wool, the 48'' x 72'' throw weighs in at just under three pounds and is the perfect addition to any living or bedroom.

Deborah Pagani
Black Diamond Dagger Earrings

From Deborah Pagani's Queen Bee collection, these white gold dagger earrings give fine jewelry a punk edge. Set with pavé black diamonds, they channel the sultry spirit of iconic females like Grace Jones, Cleopatra and Rita Hayworth.

Alpha Industries
NASA Astronaut Flight Suit

For those of us who haven't yet abandoned our dreams of one day hurtling toward the stars, Alpha Industries' replica NASA astronaut suit is a step closer to the heavens. Whether you're looking for a party costume or just want to jazz things up on a Friday night in with Netflix, this blue onesie is an instant mood-booster. Engineering, mathematics and physical science knowledge not included.

Ian Curtis
So This Is Permanence

"This is Permanence" reveals the personal writings of Joy Division lead singer and influential songwriter Ian Curtis in a beautiful cloth-bound anthology. Curtis committed suicide in 1980 before the British band's first US tour, and the book includes a foreword by his widow, Deborah, as well as song lyrics, an appendix listing his personal book library and a selection of interviews from his relatively short but important career.

Barbour + Deus ex Machina
Horace Jacket

What happens when the British stalwart of hunting jackets Barbour teams up with Australian custom motorcycle makers Deus Ex Machina? You get the handsome Horace Jacket, a waxed-cotton marvel with leather accents, pockets galore and a belt.

Hourglass T-Shirt

Each of Vestige's t-shirts embodies a story, fact or myth culled from a certain period of time and given a contemporary graphic emblem. This super soft raglan t-shirt features an hourglass glyph, reflecting the freshly launched brand's creative ethos.

Death at Sea
CH + AmDC: Bifold Wallet

Laser-cut from "mean green leather," Brooklyn-based Death at Sea's bifold wallet is constructed without the need for thread or glue. The design features one pocket for bills and two pockets for card, and boats a deep green hue specially for Cool Hunting that's sure to become more beautiful over time.

Load More...