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Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Musicality
The world may feel very divided this holiday season, but if there’s one thing we can all agree on, it’s that music possesses a type of magical power that can unite, inspire and entertain us all. Whether punk rock or easy listening is your jam, there...
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CH Omakase 2016: Electric Objects
The more time we spend with the Electric Objects EO2 and its companion app the more impressed we are with it. Including it in our 2016 Omakase was an easy call—the second generation art display was just released and its optional frames new along...
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CH Omakase: 3x1 Selvedge Denim Tote
Using the most unique selvedge denims from antique looms in Japan, Italy and the USA, NYC-based 3x1 makes some of our absolute favorite denim apparel. While we adore selvedge denim, we're aware that it oftentimes comes with some waste, and we hate...
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Link About It: This Week's Picks
1. Photos of Cuba Through the Lens of Its Youth Days before Fidel Castro died, National Geographic met with 21 young Cuban people (from students to professionals) and talked about what it means to them to be Cuban. The discussion was part of a...
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Naked Advent Calendar
Even though Mr Bingo hates Christmas, he made an advent calendar for others to enjoy. Though, there's no chocolate on offer each day, it's something arguably better. Every day of December that goes by, you can use a coin to scratch off a character...
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Marble Menorah
Made from Carrara marble, this ultra-minimal and contemporary take on the menorah remains faithful to its tradition. With nine slots for candles (one for each of the eight days of Hanukkah and shamash) this piece's left and right lines also create...
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Profanity Greeting Cards
Perhaps not made to give your grandma (depending on your grandma's taste, that is), Not Another Bill's set of Profanity Greeting Cards don't technically insult the person you give them to—since the cuss words are crossed out. But the terms used—from...
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COOL HUNTING Omakase Solves the Holiday Shopping Conundrum
If you haven't heard yet, we're doing something ambitious this 2016 holiday season. COOL HUNTING Omakase is a materialization of the research and effort we put into our evergreen Gift Guide married with our coveted product collaborations and delivered...
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Announcing: COOL HUNTING Omakase
Limited edition gifts commissioned by us, curated for you Imagine a holiday gifting service with items that no one else has. For this year's holiday season we’re taking the CH Gift Guide that you know and love to the next level. COOL HUNTING...
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"I Didn't Miss You" Card
New York-based artist Julia Pott draws, in her words, "aggressively cute" illustrations and her greeting cards are no exception. If being brutality honest is your vibe, Pott's oddly sweet "I didn't miss you but I'm glad you're back" card (which is...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Imaginative Kids
The most charming thing about childhood, once you've passed beyond it, is how boundless it seems. There is no dream that seems unreasonable or unrealistic, all your wildest ones—whether it's riding on the back of a unicorn or traveling through time...
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Chocolate Peppermint Cookies
Baked with love by Anna Gordon in Brooklyn, these super-rich and fudgy delicacies are made with peppermint oil and—for a festive bonus—sprinkled with crushed-up candy cane. A tasty treat to bring to a holiday party or stuff into a stocking, these refreshing...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: Pins and Patches
While during the '70s and '80s it wasn't strange to see somebody repping their favorite band on their lapel or sporting bright yellow smiley faces patches on their knees, the fad dwindled. But over the past few years enamel pins and embroidered patches...
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Shinola + WorkOf Benefit Auction for Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Detroit-based Shinola and online maker marketplace WorkOf have come together to spread some holiday cheer with a special showcase auction run by Paddle8. They've tapped designers from the East and West Coasts to create unique, one-off ornaments...
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Advent Calendar
Count down the days to Christmas with this mystical advent calendar from Denmark-based design shop ferm LIVING. Featuring vast, starry skies above a mountainous landscape, the 100% cotton calendar includes 24 pouches for stashing presents and individual...
CULTURE
The Thanksgiving Reader
We're approaching that time of the year many people come to dread for its airport travel clogs and the political arguments that await at dinner. Thanksgiving is just T-minus 10 days and this year, entrepreneur and blogger Seth Godin suggests a...
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Holiday Gift Guide 2015: House Proud
Some of the best presents to give your loved ones are things they would never buy for themselves—whether it's non-essential, something seemingly extravagant, useless but pretty or even self-indulgent. And yet, these oftentimes make for the most beautiful...
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16 Calendars for 2015
If time flies when you're having fun, you might as well extend that notion to the moments spent organizing your time. For our annual calendar round-up this year, we've included 16 shining examples that will ensure all of 2015 is just how you envisioned...
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ListenUp
D'Angelo and The Vanguard: Black Messiah D'Angelo released an incredible new album, Black Messiah, and not only is it a beautiful, thoughtful and soulful, it's also poignantly timely. Dent May: I'll Be Stoned For Christmas Mississippi-based Dent...
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Dent May: I'll Be Stoned For Christmas
"Tis the season to be high / So fill my cup to top / Light me up till I'm hot." A true indie alternative to the Mariah Carey, Wham and Frank Sinatra that takes over department store PA systems during the holiday season is Mississippi-based Dent May...
STYLE
CH for Combatant Gentlemen: Holiday Picks
For the last two years Combatant Gentlemen has sought to help men dress better. They're one of the few American menswear companies that own every element of their production from design to delivery. And their various apparel items, which range from...
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Yule Log 2.014
Just in time for the holidays, New York-based animation director and illustrator Daniel Savage is once again rethinking the iconic yule log through a series of digital shorts. Exactly one year ago Savage launched Yule Log 2.0, showcasing the work...
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