Fin Leather Coin Purse $71
Look closely and a subtle shark fin reveals itself in the Rulezpeeps leather coin purse. Simple, useful, and just a wee bit fierce, it's the perfect small accessory staple.
Bitmap Blankets $485
Part of the "So Sottsass" display at London's Darkroom shop, Zuzunaga's pixelated Bitmap Blankets are a bold abstraction of a physical place. Each of the three cities, Tokyo, Shanghai and Barcelona, are photographed and compressed, then woven with Merino wool using a jacquard technique.
Chris Stein / Negative $36
40 years ago, Chris Stein and Debbie Harry co-founded one of the most influential punk rock bands in Blondie. Stein, a photography student at NYC's School of Visual Arts, was already documenting the scene that they would help define. From those early moments forward, he turned his lens on scenes made available only to someone deeply embedded in their culture. Across 250 color and black and white photos, Stein's work now appears in one conclusive volume: "Chris Stein / Negative: Me, Blondie, and the Advent of Punk."
Draw Your Own Book $15
Operating under the premise that simplicity fosters imagination—keeping rules to a minimum—Supereditions presents Draw Your Own Book. These blank-page, pocket-size volumes call on anyone with a mind's eye to fill in the backstory behind titles like The Magic Sausage, The Angry Fairy, The Kingdom Up My Nose and more.
Jacobsen Salt Co
Artisan Sea Salt Slide Tin $3
Harvested from the cold waters off the coast of Oregon, Jacobsen Salt Co's beautifully flakey crystals strike the perfect balance between earthy minerality and full on salty ocean flavor. Loved by chefs like Thomas Keller (Per Se) and April Bloomfield (The Spotted Pig), Jacobsen's salt has the refinement of centuries-old fleur de sel with the zing of new American enthusiasm.
Jotun Flannel Reversible Jacket $150
The Helly Hansen Jotun flannel works effective double duty for the minimalist man. The reversible piece skews the notion of layering by offering one side as a brightly-hued flannel shirt and one side as a water-resistant monotone jacket.
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.
Marrakech Intense Fragrance $79
Move over patchouli, this intensely musky scent delivers a potent dose of clove, jasmine, and orange that will satisfy any haute hippie’s nose. Developed with the help of French perfumer Barnabé Fillion, the oil-based unisex fragrance takes its narrative from the rich spice culture of Morocco and doesn’t disappoint.
Daylight Deluxe Noserider Surfboard Bag $146
For a beautifully crafted surfboard, you'll want to keep it in pristine shape while in transit. After putting Dakine's Noserider Deluxe bag through a disproportionate amount of use (NYC subways in rush hour and a 5-storey walk-up apartment), it's a worthy choice for those looking to keep their deck ding-free for seasons to come.
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.
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.
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.
byAMT + Mimot
Leather & Copper Strap Basket $279
The Leather & Copper Strap Basket from Alissia Melka-Teichroew of byAMT and Thomas Im of Mimot is a merger of creative minds. Designed in collaboration after each artist admired the other's work at neighboring tradeshow booths, the object features novel materials in a traditional basket weaving technique. Leather, copper rivets and copper wire combine to make a special carrier built to become more beautiful with age.
Bata Tennis Shoe $60
Generations of Indian school kids have had the shoes comprising their traditional phys-ed uniform co-opted for street style. The Bata Tennis is a classic, 100% cotton kick with green pinstripes around a thick sole with simple white laces.
Do Not Sell At Any Price $18
Music journalist Amanda Petrusich digs into the world of collecting the shellacked, 10-inch obscurities in her book, "Do Not Sell At Any Price: The Wild, Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78rpm Records." Her in-depth but personal tome takes a look at the fanatic subculture of collecting 79s, the music's historical significance and the characters mostly unwilling to part with their beloved treasures.
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.