Gather Brooch $4,200
Melanie Bilenker's heartbreakingly intimate vignette etched on a simple brooch is a one-of-a-kind accessory. The nude woman expresses something elusive on both sides of the enamel pin, both in her face and her sinewy pose.
Speedometer Official Bezel Bracelet $214
Inspired by the bezels found on Rolex's iconic Oyster Perpetual series of watches, Speedmaster Official's unisex bracelets are made in Italy from marine-grade stainless steel in a range of colors.
Frozen Peas Ice Cube Mould $15
Suck UK smartly looked at nature to devise the perfect ice ball-maker. Crafting a jumbo-sized pea-in-a-pod design, the designer's Frozen Peas make it easy to squeeze out a giant ball of ice, which melts 80% slower than cubed ice, for cold, strong drinks.
Damiani/ Third Line
Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian: Cosmic Geometry $70
Persian-born artist Monir Shahroudy Farmanfarmaian fled occupied Iran during World War II for NYC, and her luminous body of work reflects the lifelong journey. Damiani publishes a comprehensive retrospective of Farmanfarmaian's graphic work juxtaposing mirror mosaics of her native land with the modern geometry of her adopted city.
A Little Lark
Moon Pillow $48
Put the moon at your fingertips with this cushy, 22-inch replica of the fullest lunar phase in all its glory. The photographic print shows off the craters and the oh-so-mighty Sea of Tranquility in a comfy pillow handmade in Portland by A Little Lark's Christy Nyboer.
EffPlastic Bags $5
Aggressive and naughty, these eco-friendly bags live up to their fresh name. Don't beat around the bush—or waste the fruits of the bush—carry them for a bold expression and sound environmental practice.
Wood Trio $38
Shaw Sisters worked with artisans in Kwazulu-Natal, South Africa, to create this kitchen set that consists of a spatula, and a large and small spoon. The wooden pieces are blasted with a catalyzed laquer to give a shiny, durable finish, and a dash of color.
Right Hand Charm Bracelet $245
A cheeky take on a classic charm bracelet lends a sinister elegance to costume designer Gillian Steinhardt's Right Hand Charm Bracelet. Or perhaps it's just a nod to the idea of an old reliable, but either way, the piece will start more conversations than a pile of icy diamonds.
Maslin & Co
Zebra Towel $225
Ditch the threadbare Technicolor rags lying around the linen closet and invest in a sophisticated zebra hide beach towel from Maslin & Co. Complete with its own leather carrying strap, this is an accessory to show fellow beachgoers you mean business with your seaside spread.
Maldon Sea Salt Flakes $11
Make your tastebuds really sing with the decadence of Maldon Sea Salt. Derived the same way since the company started raking underwater salt beds in 1882, the unprocessed crystals retain natural trace elements that make the compound more flavorful—therefore requiring less. If a sprinkle of the white stuff is one of life's little pleasures, ramping up your salt game in the kitchen will pay dividends to your daily satisfactions.
No3 Brass Ring $265
An ornate, beautiful way to wear your heart on your sleeve comes in the form of this grown-up mood ring. Though the concept comes from a vending machine, the actual handmade iteration features plated brass and a 20mm heat-sensitive stone.
This Is Ground
Designer Mod $260
Designers—or, really, anyone who uses a variety of gadgets and doodads throughout the day—will live a life of stylish organization once the Mod by This is Ground lands in their hands. The handsome leather folio disguises a magnetic spine which allows for customization of pockets and straps to hold your erasers, rulers, notebooks or other essential tool.
Upcycled iMac Pet Bed $109
The '90s stay alive—for your animals at least—with this upcycled iMac pet bed. This isn't some nostalgic reproduction, this is the actual shell of a candy-colored computer hollowed out to make room for a cozy nook for a small dog or cat.
Caramellissima Watch $60
This is actually a pretty disappointing product, because every time you look down at the Swatch Caramellissima Watch you'll likely be tempted to eat the beads—as they look so much like candy necklaces of yore. This grown-up version, while unfortunately not edible, is more than just arm candy—it also tells time.
A Long Piece of String $16
Without a word, prominent graphic designer William Wondriska takes readers on a beautiful journey through the alphabet on a long piece of string. Published in 1963 and re-released in 2010, the profoundly simple graphic tale holds a timeless quality still beloved by most anyone, regardless of age, who lays eyes on its pages.
Bamboo Boxer Company
Bamboo Boxers $25
We salute these shorts—for those who may want a reprieve from the serious world of neutral-hued boxer briefs, these provide a loud and proud answer. Full-fitting in full-on patterns, Bamboo Boxers are made in Hawaii, and are "made with Aloha," an idea that shines through in prints ranging from Kona Burgundy to Waikiki Beach Blue.
Simple Fly Fishing Kit $280
There are many who will say that to introduce someone to fly fishing is to give them a gift for life. Patagonia's SImple Fly Fishing Kit can get anyone started in the art of tenkara, a lo-fi Japanese technique. They'll get a 10-foot rod and line with a box of a dozen flies, a book on the craft and a quick set-up guide. Plus, the company donates $10 of each purchase to Montana's Madison River O'Dell Creek restoration project.
Tim Love for Sur La Table
Himalayan Salt Tequila Shot Glasses $40
No need to salt the rim when your glass is hand-carved from a single piece of pink Himalayan salt! Just add lime and enjoy!
Earth Tu Face
Petals + Wood Botanic Perfume $78
Earth Tu Face blends Australian sandalwood and rosewood with rose to create the aptly named wood + petals solid perfume, beautifully packaged inside a shell compact. Entirely plant-based, the concoction is derived from the steam essence of its components, and added to a base of safflower oil, vitamin E and unfiltered beeswax.
Magpie and Rye
Stitched Black Cherry Vessel $120
Beauty lies in the natural irregularity of Magpie & Rye's oblong vessel made from foraged, hand-turned black cherry wood and stitched with copper wire. Even standing alone, the rustic piece makes a statement.
Duncan Shotton Design Studio
Colour O'Clock $38
There's something soothing about the idea of telling time by color, which is the stress-relieving promise Colour O'Clock makes. As the seconds, minutes and hours tick by, the minimalist white clock cycles through the color spectrum with an ever-changing dot.
Diamond Light $50
Sometimes it's the slightest hack to the norm that can have a profound effect on your sense of aesthetics. Case in point is Eric Therner's diamond light, which shifts the common light bulb silhouette ever so slightly to become something simply exquisite.
Wool Dryer Balls $36+
Herbalist Brooke Petry throws a great deal of charm and passion into the unlikely trade of making all-natural woolen dryer balls. The idea behind the balls is to replace the chemical effect of dryer sheets with a reusable alternative. Devotees swear by their power to soften clothes, remove static and reduce drying time for energy efficiency.
Avail Lip Balm With Sunscreen $19
Aesop's Avail lip balm combines the immediate benefits of an all-natural moisturizer (free of silicone, paraffin, beeswax and other animal-derived ingredients) with a proactive UV filters for the ultimate sun shield. This SPF30 lip balm is one to keep on your person all summer long.
Rocket Pop Pendant $2,265
Designer Alison Chemla creates fine jewelry with a funky twist. Her Rocket Pop pendant is crafted from 14K gold, hangs on a substantial but delicate gold chain and adds a festive touch with an ode to a classic summertime treat.