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Sonnenleder
Lenz Pen & Pencil Case
$75

Artist, designer or engineer on the go? If so, the Lenz serves as a compact carrying case for your favorite writing instruments and drafting tools. A classic accessory that should find its way back into favor, the leather gem is available in light and dark brown, and pulls closed with one sturdy zipper.

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Mogees
Mogees Play
$50

Combining a series of apps and a smart vibration sensor, East London-based Mogees has managed to create a tech accessory that transforms any object into a musical instrument. By plugging the device into your smartphone and initiating one of the apps, Mogees can be played within two modes: Pulse or Jam. The former is a rhythm game, and the latter is essentially a set of tools that provide you with all kinds of sounds, loops and rhythms to create your own musical masterpiece. It's also compatible with GarageBans and other MIDI apps.

Three Potato Four
Do Your Best Pennant
$16

Some of us need a little extra motivation to get out of bed on the best of days, so hanging this "Do Your Best" pennant somewhere you can see when you wake up isn't a bad idea. It's also a great reminder that your best can vary day to day, so it's important to practice self care on the days you're just not feeling it. Available in blue, black, orange or yellow, this felt flag is made in the United States and measures seven by 21 inches.

Daptone Records
Sharon Jones + The Dap Kings "It's a Holiday Soul Party" LP
$10

While Sharon Jones sadly is no longer be with us, her vast repertoire of soulful tunes remains. A new limited edition pressing of her (along with the Dap Kings, of course) "It's A Holiday Soul Party," on green vinyl, offers the ideal opportunity to connect with her zest this holiday season. Supported by her acclaimed band, Jones joyously delivers 11 holiday songs, both original and traditional. It's funky, powerful and lots of fun for all kinds of festivities.

mimiTENS
Swan Backpack
$80

Made in Canada with fabric sourced from a time-honored American mill, mimiTENS' waxed cotton backpack is a kid-sized version of a bag you’d carry yourself. The simple design keeps utility at the forefront by removing tricky zippers in favor of a pull-string closure, which, along with an additional storm flap, keep belongings safe inside the spacious, single-compartment sack. Choose between solid colorways or adorable designs including rainbows, swans and lightning bolts.

3x1
Indigo Camo Bomber Jacket
$595

Made in a very limited edition of just 10, 3x1's indigo camo bomber jacket is a sophisticated take on the oftentimes casual print. Made from printed satin and with stretch knit banding on the collar, cuffs and waistband, the bomber remains faithful to the classic design while adding an undeniably modern and classy edge. Proudly made in the United States with material from Collect in Japan, it's exclusively available at 3x1.

Yield Design
Glass French Press
$85

Taking a classic design and adding beautiful contemporary flair, Saint Augustine, FL-based Yield's Glass French Press is made from premium heat-proof borosilicate glass, so it can withstand super-high temperatures. Available in gray, orange or clear, it comes complete with a mesh steel filter and lid with a subtle but lovely copper pull. Made for brewing coffee or tea, this piece holds 850 mL of liquid.

Mr Bingo
Naked Advent Calendar
$38

Even though Mr Bingo hates Christmas, he made an advent calendar for others to enjoy. Though, there's no chocolate on offer each day, it's something arguably better. Every day of December that goes by, you can use a coin to scratch off a character's golden outfit, revealing a gloriously naked body underneath. Not just fit bodies, the calendar features all shapes and ages, sizes and abilities. It's a delightfully absurd take on a Christmas tradition. (Price is in British pounds.)

Try The World
Holiday Box: Michelin Edition
$39

The latest food collection from hand-selected box service Try The World was created in collaboration with acclaimed restaurant guide service Michelin. Within, one will find eight uncommon food items drawn from Italy (a truffle sauce), Taiwan, Israel (a date spread), South Africa, France, Mexico and more. Beyond the treats, Try The World includes culture guides and recipes to bring all of the products to life. As with all Try The World boxes, it can be purchased as a one-off, or those interested can enroll in their subscription services and get seven or eight speciality items every three, sixth or 12 months.

Ghostly + Brandnewnoise
Phone-Home Xylophone
$250

Ghostly and Brandnewnoise have teamed up once again and the delightful new product appeals to children, beginners and seasoned musicians alike. The eight-key handheld Phone-Home Xylophone is more than a toy—it's a recording device that comes complete with built-in 30-second looping, pitch and delay control. Enclosed in an all-black wooden case (with the Ghostly logo engraved in the corner) the Phone-Home is tuned to the D major scale.

NGV Design Store + Martí Guixé
Fruit and Vegetable Skateboard
$100

Incorporating Martí Guixé's colorful, graphic fruit and veggie designs, this Australian-manufactured skate deck is vibrant and playful. Of course, skateboards have long been used as a platform for artistic exploration and Guixé's work succeeds as a colorful piece to be proud of—whether using it to skate on or to hang on a wall. For foodies, skaters, art enthusiasts and more, it's a piece that caters to all types.

Ten Speed Press
Dinner at the Long Table
$40

Since launching Williamsburg's Diner in 1999, Andrew Tarlow has opened six restaurants, a hotel, a bar and a bakery. His book (written with Anna Dunn) "Dinner at the Long Table" explores recipes that are made for sharing. There's a celebratory tone that permeates the book—with cheery cocktails and impressive recipes that all seem crafted for celebration. With each minute part of a meal considered (from salad dressing to an after-meal biscotti) this cook book is incredibly comprehensive.

Warner Bros
Prince 4Ever
$14

With unreleased music (including the stunning "Moonbeam Levels" which was recorded in 1982 during the 1999 sessions), a posthumous 40-track album by Prince, titled Prince 4Ever, is available on CD or mp3 now. With some of the beloved musicians most beautiful songs—like "I Wanna Be Your Lover" and "Paisley Park"—the album comes with a 12-page booklet of never-seen-before photos by Herb Ritts.

Mouth Foods
Holiday Cookie Plate
$75

For all the baking ambition one may have at this time of year, sometimes it's just time-saving to buy well-made holiday cookies instead. Our friends at Mouth Foods have assembled a "best of" care package featuring some mouth-watering seasonal favorites. The gift-wrapped set comes complete with gingerbread, raspberry cave cookies, chocolate peppermint and more. Many of the cookies were made by Bunches & Bunches, but the team at Mouth also sourced from other talented bakers. Altogether, there's plenty of bang for your buck within.

MONO
Sync Platter
$110

Glass artist Kumiko Nakajima of design firm MONO and her furniture designer husband John Quan have united their skills to create a minimal platter ideal for wine and cheese dinner parties—and easy clean-up afterward. Crafted from Tasmanian Oak in the couple's hometown of Adelaide, Australia, the platter—featuring a napkin stow level—comes complete with a clear glass wine stopper to accompany any bottle. Beauty, ease and quality define the simple, effective piece. Price is in AUD.

Mercato
Atlas 150 Pasta Maker
$100

With over 80 years of experience, Italian homeware company Mercato knows a thing or three about pasta—and any noodle enthusiast knows that homemade iterations taste far superior to store-bought, dry versions. Not only does the hand-cranked Atlas 150 make pasta production simple, the beautifully designed piece can yield linguine, spaghetti or lasagna noodles in minutes. It's also entirely BPA-free, with a copper-coated steel body and even comes with a recipe book.

Nodus
Shell Case for iPhone
$55

While we traditionally shy away from branding on iPhone cases, there's something definitively charming about the embossed octopus on Nodus' new shell case. The slim top vegetable-tanned Italian leather item is otherwise visually minimal but there are numerous features worth mentioning. On its interior, there's a soft microfiber lining, and the case itself has a polycarbonate core for shock protection. There's also an internal magnetic docking system, and a free portable dock. Altogether, almost all iPhone case needs have been addressed in a beautiful product. Price in Pounds.

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