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Ingo Niermann
Solution 247–261: Love
$22

For a thoughtful read, "Solution 247-261: Love (Ingo Niermann, ed.)" from Sternberg Press broaches affairs of the heart in our modern world through essays and manifestos, as well as fictional tales. From the biopolitical to the psychosexual, the ninth volume of the Solution series invests in connection and transformation through the wise words of acclaimed international contributors.

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Burgundy Assemblage
Deok
$235

This sleek merino wool felt and calfskin leather sleeve from Deok is as luxurious as it is versatile. Perfect for carrying everything from magazines and important documents to tablets, the sleeve offers durable shock-proof protection for electronics. Expect this to be a daily companion and travel essential.

Turnbull & Asser
Leather Business Card Holder
$165

As purveyors to the royal family, historic British brand Turnbull & Asser has served as a symbol of fine British craftsmanship since 1885. But they don't just worry about looking dapper—they also developed a raincoat which doubled as a sleeping bag for the British Military during WWI. Their simple leather business card holder, for example, goes through 10 manufacturing stages before a final hand-polish.

A Peace Treaty
Constellation Neon Scarf
$95

A Peace Treaty pays homage to the exuberant acrylic paintings of artist Jeffrey Gibson in the form of an oversized scarf. The ultra-soft wrap features his signature irregular geometric mosaic pattern edged by a border of colorful dots.

Tie Mags
Tie Mags
$30

Traditionally, to prevent a tie from flip-flopping all over the place, tie clips required, poking holes in the accessory, while tie bars clamp down quite hard and still leave a mark. Now, with an array of handsome options, Tie Mags utilizes industrial-strength magnets to lock a tie into place—with no harm done to the tie itself. Their lovely collection keeps things neat, without the longterm damage.

A Detacher
Japanese Ceramic Coffee Bowl
$32

Coffee plays an important role in many lives, and it deserves the proper vessel. The Japanese Ceramic Coffee Bowl sold by A Detacher offers a satisfyingly rotund mug for your brew with the ultimate balance of beauty, simplicity and function.

Vik Prjonsdottir
Baby Seal Body Suit
$260

Your toddler takes on all the cuddliness of a baby seal in this adorable sheep wool suit from Vík Prjónsdóttir. The pouch was inspired by an Icelandic folk tale involving a lucky fisherman and the lady he loved, who crooned "Oh woe is me, I have seven children on land and seven in the sea." The most stylish of snuggies, this bag of warmth lends your little one supreme comfort in the iciest of temps and has us pining for one in our size.

McSweeney's
It's Decorative Gourd Season Mug
$12

You know what time it is, so get the motherf*ckin' mug and celebrate. Simple and sturdy, it'll warm you up all though the season and beyond.

Deborah Pagani
Talula Earrings
$6,380

From NYC-based jewelry designer Deborah Pagani, the Talula earrings project an air of effortless style whether paired with jeans and a T-shirt or an evening gown. White gold houses labradorite and rose quartz double drops, while gray diamonds lie within the Art Deco-inspired fringe.

Rutherfords of England
Traditional Music Case
$760

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
$35

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.

Hock
Rotator Jump Rope
$375

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.

Donna Wilson
Bear Wrapping Paper
$15

Donna Wilson has been the definition of cute since releasing her peculiar knitted creatures into the world in 2003. Her bear-print wrapping paper makes opening a gift even more of a delight.

FlaneursPocket
Hand-Painted Wooden Planters
$50

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.

Nymphenburg
Peacock Feather Memento Mori
$8,640

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.

Adopted
iPhone 6 Leather Case
$40

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
$25

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
$96

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
DonorsChoose Gift Card
$10

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
$200

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.

Bole
Tanner's Apron
$680

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.

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