Witness Company USA
Magic Church Key $75
Witness Company—a Brooklyn-based jewelry label founded in 2013—aims to marry form and function through a range of solid brass and sterling silver accessories. This handmade keyring isn't just a sweet love heart, it's also a bottle opener complete with an all-seeing eye to ward off evil.
Blood and Tears
Martinique Sunglasses $250
Bored with spotting the same styles across faces in NYC, Holland-born Alex van Klaveren and Washington native Zoe Nightingale took their mutual obsession with shades to launch The Monocle Order. Their limited edition, Martinique frames in fantastic blue on blue are handcrafted in Turkey using zyl acetate (a renewable resource) from Mazzucchelli—a company long known for its investment in plastics R&D. They use a technique which injects pigment into the plastic, meaning they're that much more brilliant and will last that much longer.
2x2 Stripe Hat $60
All Knitwear is lovingly made by Annie Larson, a blogger and knit enthusiast, who operates on a made-to-order basis. It's a rarity to find a fashion label that truly stands out for originality and design, and even less common to find one that is made by the name behind the brand. Her 2x2 stripe hat is knitted from 100% ringspun cotton and comes with a handmade pom for extra zeal.
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.
Embrace Cuff $155
Handmade in NYC, the Embrace Cuff is a striking piece of polished arm candy by Brooklyn-based designer Rebecca Mapes, who manifests her love for antique and vintage jewelry into bold, modern designs. Like the wrist that bears it, the solid brass will also change over time by developing a rich patina through use. The sterling silver version sports ten champagne diamond bracelets on each "hand" for even more eye-catching bling.
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.
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.
Heritage Black Bay Watch $2,979
This divers' watch, inspired by the insurgance of 1954 style, boldly reinvigorates Tudor's extensive heritage. Function meets fashion with its slender nature, luminescent hands and water-resistant casing, while the burgundy bezel and domed dial add character to a watch redefining class.
Digby & Iona
Stump Cufflinks $220
Made from solid sterling silver, Digby & Iona's Stump Cufflinks from are a charming way to show wholesome, teenage-style love in adult form. The Brooklyn-based jewelry designers have created an accessory that will become as classic as the book they drew inspiration from—Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree"—by personalizing each set with initials of your choosing.
CS20102 Chronograph $1,295
One of the most innovative watches we've seen all year at this price point, the CS20102 is a Swiss chronograph with a Ronda movement, designed with a stop-watch style complete with a modern black and red Nato strap. Altogether, the watch is truly one of a kind.
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.
Raw Selvedge Denim iPhone Sleeve $40
More than individually made by hand, on a single machine, all Unwashed Denim products are designed, sewn, packaged and shipped by one NYC teenager, Will Berman. Composed of the highest quality 12.5 oz Japanese sanforized selvedge denim and accented with 10 oz Kurabo Mill indigo strip denim, the sleeve is crafted to adapt to your iPhone, molding over time. Altogether, it's super stylish and from a designer we should all keep our eyes on.
Hit City U.S.A.
Hit City U.S.A. Bandanas $12
The small but smart LA-based imprint Hit City U.S.A. clearly has a sense of style as enticing as their roster of artists. These new palm tree-patterned bandanas are made in California and are "specially tailored to flawlessly line your pockets and wipe dirt off your beautiful faces with nothing but class."
Crew Sock $22
If you haven't yet realized the importance of a solid pair of socks, get out of that cave and onto the bandwagon. While minor in size, the right socks can improve almost any outfit and make a cold day more manageable. As the sister company of Tanner Goods, Portland's quintessential outfitter, The Woodlands, knows this all too well. Their 100% four-end Italian cotton crew socks are handsome, functional and made in the good old USA.
Tyndall PVD Black Carbon Fiber LTD $1,695
Modern, complex and exquisite, this limited edition watch is a spin on Xetum's Tyndall line, designed in LA, but containing a Swiss automatic movement. Defined by Xetum’s signature lugless case, an exhibition back and a carbon fiber dial with a recessed small second subdial, it's as powerful as it is sharp.
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.