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The Macallan Rare Cask Gift Guide
In creating their exceptional whiskies, The Macallan's innovative whisky maker Bob Dalgarno uses only the finest oak casks. The distillery's world-coveted cask collection is a huge part of what gives their products the most in distinguished flavor...
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Story + Cool Hunting: Pitch Night 2014
If you are a designer or maker able to spend an evening in NYC and have a product ready to sell, we at Cool Hunting want to see it. After two successful iterations, Rachel Shechtman of editorial concept shop STORY and the team at Cool Hunting are...
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CH Gift Guide: Back At It
Another summer has come and gone for those living north of the equator. In the States, Labor Day sadly signals the end of weekends at the beach, long lunches in the park, carefree bike rides and any other casual outdoor activity in which bare skin...
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CH Gift Guide Summer 2014 Update
The season of weddings, backyard barbecues and well-deserved holidays, summer is in full swing and there's plenty of reasons to treat yourself or others to a little something special. We've added a new miscellany of items to our perennial gift guide...
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CH Gift Guide: Big Bonus
For those fortunate enough to have deeper pockets than the average gift-giver, have a look at the Cool Hunting gift guide for an array of ideas that go well beyond a Bentley or fancy watch. From U-Boat's private submarines to Gufram's iconic cactus...
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CH Gift Guide: Schlep It Up a Notch
Whether it's hauling home groceries in the trunk of a classic car, kids in the cargo carrier of a Christiana bike, or tackling laundry in an urban environment, schlepping is a natural part of a busy life. Make it easier on your favorite workhorse...
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CH Gift Guide: Cheeky Goods
Add a little humor to the holiday season by presenting friends and loved ones with a reason to laugh in the form of a useful object. From Perks and Mini's Carefree Willy keychain to Muffin Top muffin cups, or the gift everyone can get involved in...
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Bonobos: Cashmere for the Holidays
Advertorial content: The holiday season means something different to everyone, but one common (at least in the northern hemisphere) treat is donning a cozy sweater at every possible opportunity. Whether you're sipping eggnog around the fire, heading...
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CH Gift Guide: The Insomniac
Garbage trucks, construction noise, emergency emails from the boss, unbearably sweltering summers and freezing winters, constant traveling for work—even if you don't suffer from chronic insomnia, getting a good, restful night of sleep these days feels...
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CH + Bonobos: Holiday Gift Guide
Sponsored content: Searching for the perfect holiday gift can be a daunting process. Even with the convenience of online shopping, the hours can pass by with little show for it—save for tired eyes. Luckily, we've teamed up with premier menswear...
CULTURE
WoodSnap
The concept of printing images on unconventional materials—be it food or fabric—has been around for years. Yet rarely do the results do the original image justice. California-based WoodSnap aims to prove wood is an answer with their 10-step tattoo...
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CH Gift Guide 2013
Gifts are easy, but really nailing it is difficult even for the most experienced perennial shopper. To avoid bestowing loved ones with shower gels from the mall or other generic sentiment, look to the Cool Hunting Gift Guide. A list we're updating...
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Pitch Night 2013
After the success of last year's Pitch + Drink + Make, Cool Hunting is putting on its second edition of Pitch Night in collaboration with NYC's innovative boutique Story. On Tuesday, 22 October, join Story founder Rachel Shechtman and Cool Hunting...
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London Design Festival 2013: Gift Guide
Each year the London Design Festival showcases an impressive range of design concepts coming out of Britain and beyond. Teeming with one-offs and prototypes aimed mostly at prosumers and journalists, the week-long, city-wide exhibition also includes...
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Gastronomista for Cool Hunting Gift Guide
A "place where you might find architectural chicken coops, tea parties, decanters, bespoke knives or donut art," the NYC-based blog Gastronomista is the work of Emily Arden Wells, an architect by day, and a writer and drinks aficionado by night. Wells...
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CH Gift Guide: Father's Day
Whether your dad prefers to take in a few rounds of golf with his buddies or spend an afternoon in the waves enjoying handplaning, our Cool Hunting Gift Guide has him covered this Father's Day, 16 June 2013. Filled with a dynamic range of gifts for...
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Gifts for Your Valentine
Finding a suitable gift for your partner is not always easy, especially on what many might argue is a manufactured holiday—but it's still love we're celebrating, and there's nothing wrong with that. To get into the spirit—some of us with...
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CH Gift Guide: Workout Turkey
Everyone has that person in their life that just can't keep still. They run, bike, ski or swim while we just marvel at their seemingly unlimited energy. This year, show your support for your favorite swimmer, yogi, skiier, jock or gym rat by giving...
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CH Gift Guide: Apocalyptic Presents
Regardless of whether those genius Mayans are correct and next week sees an apocalypse take place, it's not a bad idea to make sure you and your loved ones are well prepared for any level of disaster. Here are 12 presents from the Cool Hunting Gift...
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CH Gift Guide: High/Low
When it comes to gifting it's the thought that counts, but we all know that budget factors pretty heavily into the equation as well. While we all wish we could shower everyone on our list with big-ticket treasures worthy of their wildest fantasies...
FOOD-DRINK
CH Gift Guide: Cool Hunting and NY Mouth
As the winter weather pushes us inside, our kitchens inevitably heat up with holiday parties and dinners done indoors. We were thrilled to work with our friends at New York Mouth—hands down the best purveyors of handmade, artisanal culinary...
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NYC Holiday Pop-Ups
Once again, the now-ubiquitous breed of seasonal retailer—the holiday pop-up shop—has taken up residence in several crannies throughout New York City. Of course, the shops are welcome tenants, for there's no better place to stumble on...
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CH Gift Guide: iPhone and iPad
Now available on the iPhone and iPad, our gift guide is full of ideas for everyone on your holiday shopping list. You can browse by category and/or price to help cull through the nearly 1,000 items we feature. To help stay organized you can save...
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