Meow Meow Tweet
Face Exfoliant $18
Meow Meow Tweet makes artisanal products so holistic you could eat them—even if you're vegan. The founders use organic butters and plant oils to produce their elixirs, both in their Brooklyn studio and kitchen. Their delightful Face Exfoliant has just four simple ingredients including kelp and organic oats. All Meow Meow Tweet products are ethical and beautiful, packaged in glass containers with biodegradable labels which showcase illustrations so precious, they will seem like tiny works of art in your bathroom cabinet.
Cool Weather Edible Seedbombs $13
This two-pack of cool weather edible seed bombs includes Pot Marigold, "Seven Top" Turnip and Tatsoi. Greenaid hand rolls their seed bombs using socially responsible labor practices and works in partnership with Chrysalis, a non-profit that creates employment opportunities for formerly homeless men and women in Los Angeles.
Raw Coconut Cream $18+
Coconut oil has emerged as something of a magic elixir of late, and RMS Raw Coconut Cream lives up to the hype. Imagine a natural, organic version of your grandmother's cold cream that, on top of working as an all-in-one makeup remover, cleanser and moisturizer, nourishes hair and lashes and soothes sunburns like only the wonder oil can do.
Chiaverini Cherries Jam $10
With packaging as sweet as its contents, Chiaverini's canned jam makes for a pleasant little foodstuff gift. Available at the equally adorable and sophisticated London shop, The Hambledon, the brand's Florentine origins date back to 1928.
Skulls and Bolts T-Shirt $24
James Victore protégé Chris Thompson likes to draw skulls on just about everything—and the upshot is a perfected take on the classic design motif. His Skulls and Bolts t-shirt is as badass as it if playful, and comes in sizes fit for men or women.
Hooray for Boobies! Socks $25
Subtle but effective, Soxfords' "Hooray for Boobies!" mid-calf socks add a dash of daring style while helping raise money for breast cancer research. For each pair of the dark grey Peruvian Pima cotton socks sold, $5 will be donated to support Breast Cancer Awareness efforts.
Underwater Puppies $15
Award-winning pet photographer and animal rights activist Seth Casteel compiled his captivating photographs of puppies under water into a book featuring 72 highly entertaining portraits.
Worn Stories $16
Brooklyn-based writer Emily Spivack has been publishing essays about people and their clothing since 2010 on her blog, Worn Stories. The highly personal accounts vary in tenor, but all maintain a thoughtful, honest sensibility. She's now taken the stories into the physical realm with her book of the same name, which includes narratives from the likes of Paola Antonelli, Rosanne Cash, Marina Abramovic, Rachel Comey, Pat Mahoney and more.
Donate Smiles $5
Family-run Smile Squared donates a bamboo toothbrush to a child in need for each toothbrush purchased, but you can also eschew the brush and still join their altruistic effort with a simple $5 donation. Studies show clean teeth are not only cosmetically uplifting, but regular brushing also prevents heart disease.
Murray's Original Pomade $3
The pomade of choice for music legend DJ Harvey when he's going for a "Jewish gangster" hairstyle, Murray's Original Pomade was developed in 1926 by Chicago barber C.D. Murray, who wanted to make a high-quality but inexpensive wax-like grooming aid.
Glass Food Storage $15+
These BPA-, BPS- and phthalate-free glass containers come in a variety of sizes and with its own colorful silicone sleeve that uses button tabs to secure on the lid. They’re safe to use in the oven, microwave, freezer and dishwasher, making lunches and leftovers easier and more attractive than ever before.
Hands Baggu $9
Baggu's ingenious design makes for the most functional and stylish eco-bag out there. Joining their line of of reusable shopping bags this season is a new "hands" print, which with peace signs and shaka signs, spreads the good vibes while on the move.
Collapsible Pet Bowl $18
Always ensure your pup remains hydrated with a collapsible pet bowl. Wacky Practicals' foldable dish squashes down to fit into almost any pocket and extends to hold enough water to quench the thirst of a Great Dane.
Yellow Owl Workshop
Happy Food Notebooks $8
Pizza, ice cream and a convenient place to write your thoughts—the Happy Food Notebooks from Yellow Owl Workshop bring you all three. The pair of pocket-size pads come emblazoned with artist Christine Schmidt's characteristically whimsical renditions of a triple cone and a slice topped with the works. Inside are 32 perforated, 100%-recycled pages.
Cucumber & Cilantro Glycerine Soap $14
Portland, Maine-based Wary Meyers makes 100% pure vegetable-base glycerine soaps in small batches. The Cucumber and Cilantro combination creates a Rothko-like green and yellow ombre for a bright, fresh and fragrant accent to the bathroom or kitchen sink.
Make Smith Leather Co.
Not Yours Luggage Tags $20
Los Angeles-based Make Smith Leather Co. alludes to our sheep-like tendencies—we know your suitcase is black too—with a handmade luggage tag that adds a subtle touch of handcrafted sass. The next time someone fumbles around to check the bag floating by, they'll chuckle and put it back when they see this leather-embossed announcement: NOT YOURS.