Lenz Pen & Pencil Case $75
Artist, designer or engineer on the go? If so, the Lenz serves as a compact carrying case for your favorite writing instruments and drafting tools. A classic accessory that should find its way back into favor, the leather gem is available in light and dark brown, and pulls closed with one sturdy zipper.
Cool Hunting + ECOALF Anorak $175
A limited edition and highly packable pullover made of fabric from recycled fishing nets, the collaborative anorak we created with Spain's ECOALF channels our obsession with streamlined aesthetics, quality materials and a dedication to innovation. Salvaged fishing nets undergo a six-step process to break down the tough fibers into a super soft fabric, and allows our anorak to be lightweight enough to pack down into its own kangaroo pouch. Weighing just 5.15 ounces, it's ideal for tossing in your backpack, purse or picnic basket.
Gravel & Gold Goods
Boob Tote $87
Gravel & Gold is a San Francisco-based shop of kitschy wonders that's serious about knowing (and supporting) the artists behind the wares they stock. Their in-house line G&G Goods is nothing to scoff at either. Bare it all with their hand-printed and -sewn canvas Boob Tote, which adds a little thrill to those routine activities, like the commute to work or venture to the grocery store. Details like an interior pocket and heavy red leather straps make the bag as high quality as it is provocative.
Give Love Dominoes $25
NYC's Jamaican outpost Miss Lily's is home to a diverse range of positive vibes, from delicious Caribbean food and fresh juices to hard-to-find vinyl and products that speak to the group's social nature. These "Give Love" dominoes come with a limited-edition artwork by the musically-inclined artist Spliffington. Adding even more warmth to the set is knowing a portion of sales goes to the Rockhouse Foundation, a charity that supports youth education in Jamaica.
U-Lock Holster $34
Handmade by Montreal-based industrial designer Jesse Herbert, the vegetable-tanned leather U-Lock Holster keeps the cumbersome-but-necessary U-Lock neatly tied to the back of your bike while you ride carefree to your next destination.
Tanner Goods + Snow Peak
Carry-On Chopsticks and Case $70
With bamboo tips that unscrew and store inside perfectly balanced stainless steel handles, Snow Peak’s carry-on chopsticks are an exemplar of the form. A new, premium leather carrying case from Portland, Oregon-based Tanner Goods will age beautifully and ensure that your next outdoor meal of ramen noodles, trail mix and peanut butter will still retain a touch of exotic glamour.
A Winter Shop
Roll-Up Backgammon Set $58
Throw your beach towel into this canvas bag, and once you hit the sand empty it out and you're ready to play. The board is printed on the duffle and the game pieces all get stored in a drawstring bag, making for easy playing in any travel situation. The backgammon set is also available in denim and made in the USA.
Hi-Jack Helmets $219
Perfect for riders who love life on the road but refuse to compromise style, Diesel's aviation-inspired, open-face motorcycle helmet is a happy marriage of the brand's bad-boy aesthetic and know-how from Italian helmet manufacturer AGV. The Hi-Jack helmets were conceived and molded from actual pilot helmets—authenticity with a designer twist at its best.
Chilote House Shoes $79
Keep your feet warm in colder months with Chilote's naturally insulated house shoes, a pair of slippers that are as sustainable as they are cozy. Each is handmade by women in Chili with wool from free-range Patagonian sheep and upcycled salmon leather.
Kukulakuku Watch $70
The latest collaboration between the Swiss watchmaker and an artist was done with pop star Mika. Primary colors and a simple yet vibrant tribal pattern add a fresh facade to this classic timepiece, which will keep you on schedule even when you're having way too much fun.
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.
Evernote + CÃ´te&Ciel
Icon Rucksack $245
A kind of technical catch-all, Evernote allows users of its app to organize and save everything from an audio to-do list to bookmarks for an ongoing research project. Now fans of the ever-useful app can show their devotion with Evernote's new rucksack, created in collaboration with Côte&Ciel.
Donky Bike $815
With front and back cargo-hauling capacity, the Donky Bike—created by British designer Ben Wilson—is an ingenious city bike designed to agilely weave through city streets at low speeds. The steel beam distributes the cargo's weight so it is held by the frame, not handlebars as with front-end baskets, and the 20" wheels give the bike not only extra dexterity but also a rugged BMX-like appearance.
Tumi + Ketel One
Mixology Backpack $695
Who needs a bar back when you can have a bar backpack? In the "spirit" of the holiday season (or as we like to call it, vodka), Tumi and Ketel One teamed up to create a Mixology Backpack. Perfect for the seasoned drink mixer, or anyone who wants to be the life of the party, this refreshing pack includes a host of accessories, including 1oz and 2oz jiggers, a shaker and a spoon. This celebration-maker ensures you will always be equipped to concoct the next martini, and elevate any gathering from humdrum to humdrunk.
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.
Pine & Boon
Dot Pouch $48
Jess Marie Griffith, the Seattle designer who says "sometimes wallets are just to complicated," delivers a knockout with her Pine & Boon Dot Pouch. Perforated leather creates a polka dot pattern, and the blue zipper trim provides just the right amount of pop. Inspired by the style of Woody Allen's famed character Annie Hall, the pouch is perfect as a wallet, as a pouch within your purse, or on its own.