Impossible Instant Lab $299
For those who yearn for the bygone era of photo albums, or who pine for Polaroids and the instant gratification that comes along with them, the Impossible Instant Lab is ideal. Transform your photo stream into a tangible treasure for years to come. This analog printer uses light sensitive emulsion to attain the results of a Polaroid snapshot with the ease of your trusty iPhone, for a printing technique that is both a nod to the past and a must for the future.
Atlantic Yachting Sailing Lessons $450
Give the gift of a unique experience by sending your friends on an trip down the Hudson. The New York skyline never looks better than when viewed from the deck of gorgeous yacht at sunset. Take $100 off the retail price with discount code "Holiday."
Firefly Vaporizer $270
Enjoy the benefits of a solid toke without inhaling gnarly smoke with the Firefly vaporizer. Running on a rechargeable battery, this slick, portable device will heat up your plant of choice for a healthier draw, keeping you lit wherever you roam.
Arctic Trench $495
Outdoor enthusiasts who want apparel with a modern, sophisticated style will appreciate Aether's Arctic Trench, an ultra-strealimed parka that packs incredible functionality. Whether out on an urban adventure or dogsledding in northern Sweden, elements like zippered hand-warmer pockets, a seam-sealed construction, tons of high quality insulation (even in the hood) and a waterproof exterior will keep you nice and warm when you're on the go.
Dale of Norway + Henrik Vibskov
Telemark Dancer Knit Hat $94
With nearly 135 year history knitting beautiful sweaters with traditional techniques in authentic designs, Dale of Norway is in a class of its own. With less history but a more fashion-forward approach, Henrik Vibskov, too, is one to behold. His eccentric and abstract ideas make his designs remarkably singular. The collaboration Telemark Dancer knit hat takes the best of both worlds, and it's made of 100% pure wool in Scandinavia.
Stool 60 $310
Created in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the the simple yet genius idea behind the stackable, now-classic Stool 60 is based on the design of three bent legs, a distinctive feature that eventually became a telling characteristic of all Aalto furniture. The painted round seat is now available in anniversary colors—black, white, orange, yellow, green and turquoise.
Heritage Radio Network
Heritage Radio Network Donation $25-1,000
The non-profit station, Heritage Radio Network was created in 2009 by Patrick Martins, founder of Slow Food USA and of Heritage Foods USA. Reporting live from two converted shipping containers out back of the sustainably-minded Brooklyn pizzeria Roberta's, HRN "chronicles and celebrates the growing movement to change American food ways." HRN offers an abundance of thoughtful ways to get involved in the local food movement that extend beyond farming and well beyond Brooklyn. Keep this educational resource going with a donation in support.
Sanders & Sanders
Archie Gibson Crepe Sole Brogues $365
The "Archie" crepe sole brogue from English staple Sanders & Sanders offers a twist on a classic. The classic navy oxford constructed with supple suede and a welted crepe sole is lined with leather for the ultimate comfortable fit. And with a little bit of upkeep, the handsome pair promises a long life.
Bill Wyman's Scrapbook $275
Hand-sewn and hand-bound in England using the finest materials and traditional methods, this super limited-edition compilation (only 1,962 copies will ever exist) is revealing, reflective and deeply candid through insightful, handwritten commentary from legendary Rolling Stones founding member, bass player Bill Wyman.
Folding Pocket Knife $339
Entirely handmade by a single craftsman in Tuscany and bearing his initials, this exquisite pocket knife with a 2.9" blade is made from 420 grade steel, rates 55-57 hardness and is complete with a cow bone handle.
Garrett Leight + Thierry Lasry
GL X TL NO. 2 Sunglasses $445
Born in Venice Beach, these limited edition sunglasses are a collaboration between Californian optics label Garrett Leight and French eyewear designer Thierry Lasry. Made with cellulose acetate from Japan and Italy, they feature mineral glass anti-glare sun lenses and rivets and come in packaging created by Los Angeles-based artist and designer Ashkahn.
Bespoke Global Gift Card $50+
When choosing a present proves impossible, a Bespoke Global gift card is fit for the most particular of individuals. Design superstore Bespoke Global peddles luxury furnishings, home goods and more from superior craftspeople. Not only will your hard-to-please giftee have ultimate freedom of choice, but they can also tailor the gift of their choice to their personal liking; whether it be it a chair, a canoe or a backgammon set, it will surely be one of a kind.
Rhino Ottoman $300
The Rhino Ottoman brings the African jungle into your living room, just as the history of this family-run business will bring warmth into your heart. The birth of Reiner's Originals is the story of Reiner Hennevold, a garment-district worker who relocated from Berlin to Canada, and eventually found a niche using his skilled leather handiwork to create beloved animal-shaped leather ottomans. Although Reiner has since passed away, the hi legend lives on in his sons, who have overtaken their father's labor of love, and stand by his trademark phrase, "Quality or nothing." This special piece is sure to be loved by generations to come.
Nomadic Cashmere Throw $495
From the home goods institution that never disappoints comes the nomadic Ivory Cashmere Throw, inspired by the traveling people of Mongolia, also called "Nomad's Land." Woven from the finest Alasan cashmere from the country's cuddliest goats, this blanket is produced with centuries-old techniques, and its cruelty-free creation employs communities in Vietnam. Whether you are snuggling on the couch or keeping cozy on a journey of your own, this worldly throw is sure to bring romantic wanderlust wherever it may go.
Vogue + Edible Schoolyard Project
Designer Charity Masks $100+
With its mission to "build and share an edible education curriculum for all schools," Alice Waters' Edible Schoolyard Project is dutifully working to transform the way young Americans view food and eating. You can help by bidding on one of these high-fashion masks, commissioned by Vogue and created by designers like John Derian, Jean Paul Gaultier, Warby Parker, Eugenia Kim and more.
Large Tote $435
Rachel Mansur and Floriana Gavriel met by chance at a concert in LA. Two days later, they began designing a line of streamlined bags that speak for themselves. Crafted from vegetable-tanned Tuscan leather, unlined and lacking the bells and whistles of many of today's totes, Mansur Gavriel’s high-quality carriers are notable for their classic silhouettes, elegant proportions and minimal hardware. Their Large Tote has a detachable wallet, is as fitting for a day in NYC as for a trip to Cannes, and adds a timeless quality to any ensemble.