Veuve Clicquot Traveller $60
The Veuve Clicquot Traveller takes the celebration wherever you wish to go, whether it's on the slopes, to a dinner party or just your own backyard. Along with the essential bottle of Champagne, the case also includes two champagne flutes and can be used again and again.
Charles-Heidsieck Brut Reserve $50
Whether you're celebrating a special occasion or just just keeping it classy at a BYOB dance party, a bottle of Charles-Heidsieck Brut Reserve is sure to put a little effervescence in your night. This accessibly priced Champagne goes down smooth till the very last drop, which you're sure to savor as much as the moment it inspires.
Handmade Wool Napkin Rings $39
Guests will swoon over these handmade wool napkin rings from German Designer Ulrike Plüschar of Uccellino, known for her clever use of knit textures and organic materials. Titled Bandy's, these unique tabletop accessories channel cable knit sweater meets old-school friendship bracelet for your napkin, and add a playful, eye-catching pop of color to any place setting.
Darjeeling Tea Garden Adoption $39
Like their altruistic adopt-an-olive-tree program, Nudo's adopt a Darjeeling tea garden lets you take temporary ownership of a plot of land in the glorious Himalayan tea mecca. Adopters choose an area they most relate to and receive a seasonal herbal bounty delivered straight to their doorstep. Just in time for us to sit back with a soothing brew and meditate on our newfound botanical triumphs.
Rubber Dipped Dot Mugs $30
Cooper-Union grad and Greenpoint resident Josephine Heilpern crafts everyday art objects, meant to be loved as much for their ritualistic function as their eye-catching aesthetics. The artist's printmaking background greatly influences her work, replete with patterns, and she takes inspiration from various design references, including the prominent Memphis Group. With its sunshine-yellow handle and whimsical polka dots, Heilpern's Rubber-Dipped Dot Mug is sure to be a well-loved everyday vessel, as energizing as your morning brew.
Olive Oil Set $53
The Plain and Simple gift set from the Temecula Olive Oil Company has our stomachs rumbling. Straight from the Southern California source, this gift basket contains an assortment of culinary delights that one's kitchen should never be without: Roasted Garlic Reserve Olive Oil, Honey Balsamic Vinegar, Muffaletta Spread, and Late Harvest Olives, both grown and packaged at the family-run ranch. Coupled with a piping hot loaf, this appetite-inducing box of goodness is sure to be swiftly devoured.
Sendan Tokusa Bowl $22
The traditional design technique, Tokusa, evolved during Japan's Edo period, which consisted of a century and a half of economic growth, environmental protection, and intellectual, cultural and artistic development in the country. Comprised of blue and white lines meant to symbolize the reeds of Tokusa grass, also called the Scouringrush Horsetail, Tokusa's radiating pattern is beautifully represented on these elegant bowls from Miya Company, and looks as modern today as it did centuries ago.
15 Year Single Malt Scotch Whisky $62
You'd be hard pressed to find a single malt that's as smooth, light and has just the right amount of peat with such complexity. Aged 15 years in American oak sherry casks for a citrus finish, it's rich for beginners and experts alike, and easily drinkable up, on the rocks, or the perfect hot toddy.
Hog Island Oyster Company
Sweetwater Oysters $38
What could be more decadent than a briny batch of uber-fresh oysters, kept on ice and delivered to your doorstep? Hog Island Oyster Company will deliver (overnight) 50 divine mollusks for your own shellfish extravaganza, which would make any slurper of these fine creatures pretty shucking psyched!
Blades Natural Beauty
Mountain Woman Tea $15
This unique blend of lemon balm, oats, nettle, damiana, chamomile and peppermint fuse with hot water to create a soothing and tasty concotion as a great pick-me-up during a stressful day. Stocked at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, Mountain Woman Tea is made by Brooklyn-based herbalist and natural beauty advocate Jessa Blades whose mission is to spread consciousness about simple and healthy living.
Coffee Subscription $19+
Make sure that first cup of joe each morning is worth waking up for with the new subscription coffee service for coffee connoisseurs. Delivering freshly roasted 12oz or 24oz bags of beans bi-weekly to your doorstep, Tonx works directly with speciality farmers around the world to ensure they supply you with quality year round. No matter your preferred ritual—be it French press, Chemex or pour over—Tonx means you'll never have a case of the Mondays ever again.
Seletti Hybrid Collection $76
First developed by an English potter at the end of the 18th century and produced in Tanghsan China, bone china has graced both Eastern and Western place settings for centuries. CtrlZak's multiple personality flatware showcases the opposing trajectories of this precious material, as pieces fuse civilization's varying interpretations into table settings of visual and conceptual intrigue. A collection sure to inspire double takes and a lively dinner party debate about East versus West and the contemporary merger of cultures.
L.A. Son $19
Chef Roy Choi helped kick off the food truck craze back in 2008 with his wildly popular Kogi Truck in LA, in which he served up his now-famous Korean tacos. The godfather of the street food revolution brings us his first book—a memoir and cookbook packing 85 recipes which pay homage to his experience and his city.
Les Toiles Du Soleil
Les Toiles Du Soleil Aprons $55
Bold dishes require an equally bold apron. These colorful versions from Les Toiles du Soleil are sewn from the famed striped textile known as the "cloth of the sun," produced on French looms, loved by Martha Stewart, and synonymous with durability and luxury. Accomplished chef or master of the microwave, this stunning apron will bring culinary delight to anyone's kitchen.
Muffin Top Muffin Cups $14
We couldn't think of a more fitting time than the holidays to pay homage the glorious muffin top. A cushioning part of our anatomy, often scorned, these supple bits of softness form a necessary layer during the colder months, and serve as a well-earned record of many overindulgent yet delicious holiday feasts. Muffin Top Muffin Cups will offer an ironic pause as you enjoy your home baked muffin. New Year's resolutions don't kick until January, so until then, embrace those sexy curves and eat up.
Cool Hunting + Mouth
Edible Holiday Fix $45-90
The Cool Hunting team spends a lot of time sampling new foods, and very often we get hooked. This holiday we joined forces with indie food purveyor Mouth to create small assortments of these sweet and salty treats. Pick your penchant for an edible fix, or combine the two for an even bigger spread which comes with a bonus bag of Tate's gluten-free cookies.