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Kishi Bashi's Valentine's Day Playlist for Cool Hunting
One of our favorite musicians Kishi Bashi kindly created a Valentine's Day playlist for us—and it's full of jazzy, sweet and alluring tunes. Kishi Bashi (aka Kaoru Ishibashi) tells us, about his Valentine's Day playlist, "Music is an extension of the...
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Practical Love Spell Card
This sweet white and purple letter-pressed greeting card offers a very practical love spell to make your Valentine fall for you. With sensible magic like "be on time," "listen" and "brush your teeth," the advice seems perfectly practical, but oftentimes...
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"Into Myself Always" Tote
A strong advocate for the self-love club, Melbourne-based artist Frances Cannon teamed up with Third Drawer Down for this very sweet, pale pink tote. Featuring an illustration of a woman with tags on different parts of her body all saying "Beautiful...
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"Fuck I Love You" Gift Tags
While cussing isn't always acceptable, sometimes you really need to add an expletive or two to make a point. These cute gift tags from Bing Bang make sure that the message is very direct—even a little aggressive. With "fuck, I love you" printed on...
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Valentine's Day Gift Guide
A somewhat contentious day of celebration, Valentine's Day can be (and oftentimes is) dismissed as a holiday invented to sell things. However, it also acts as a good reminder that we should be showing people love every day of the year—not just on 14...
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Rainbow Heart Tote
While it's useful and very cute, there's a lot more to this rainbow-colored, heart-printed tote. Funds from the sale of this bag go to the ACLU (American Civil Liberties Union) whose work has always been important, but perhaps is now more so than ever...
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Sexy Time Personal Intimacy Oil
Whether you're playing with a partner, as part of a team or solo, Apothecanna's Sexy Time personal intimacy oil is actually applied 15 minutes beforehand. By massaging the oil into one's neck, chest and erogenous zones, it enhances sensitivity and...
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Valentine's Day Artisanal Dog Treats
Everyone needs love on Valentine's Day, including our four-legged friends. A limited edition offering from artisanal dog treat producer Lord Jameson strikes the perfect balance of tastiness and health. Each treat is crafted from 100% organic non-GMO...
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Ren Hang
An artist at the forefront of gender inclusiveness, Chinese photographer Ren Hang's work is full of nudity, but is somehow not entirely sexual. Certainly NSFW, his work is controversial in his homeland, but embraced elsewhere, and it's completely compelling...
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"RAD" Necklace
Tell somebody how you feel about them with this "RAD" necklace from WINDEN and The Rising States, which is available in solid 14k yellow gold. Cast in NYC's Diamond District and soldered in WINDEN's Brooklyn studio, this is a delicate piece, but with...
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Ring II
Caroline Ventura's minimal jewelry brand brvtvs might be subtle, but clearly makes a sophisticated statement. Handmade in her NYC studio, this 14k gold band is delicate and easily paired with other accessories, but the inside features a hidden detail...
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Kimono Robe
Inspired by the Japanese yukata (or summer robe) Hotel Saint Cecilia's indigo kimono makes for luxuriant loungewear. Each has been custom made from 100% cotton indigo-dyed batik fabric. These are unisex, one-size-fits-all articles, with a sash belt...
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A Foolproof Valentine's Day with Frederique's Choice
Frederique van der Wal (founder and chief creative officer of Frederique’s Choice) understands flowers—her homeland Holland even named a lily after her—so when worrying about Valentine's Day, we knew she was the right person to send all our flower...
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Gift Guide: Green Valentine's Day
Whether you buy into Valentine's Day or not, there's nothing quite as satisfying as giving your favorite person—or people—a gift that's just right for them. Because green is one of our favorite colors and because it's associated with growth and a sense...
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Three-Month Bouquet Subscription
Breaking free from traditional florists and mega-sites, UrbanStems offers fresh-cut bouquets to city-dwellers at an affordable price point. Their three-month subscription delivers a different floral arrangement each month—with flowers harvested from...
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Amazingreen Fragrance
With notes of palm tree leaves, dew mist, white musk, green pepper and coriander seeds—to name a few—this “Amazingreen” unisex fragrance from Japanese label Comme des Garçons emits the alluring scent of the jungle, cut with the bitterness of spice...
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Jonas Wood Parrot Pattern Scarf
Brooklyn-based Massif Central has just launched their latest collection of artist-designed scarves and has again worked with LA-based Jonas Wood. His aptly named "Parrot Pattern" scarf is 100% silk (like all MC's creations) and depicts the boldly colored...
JEWELRY
Suspended Arc Ring
Made as a mirror image, this striking and delicate ring——available in either 14k yellow or rose gold—by Brooklyn studio wwake boasts two bright green opals on both sides. The natural stones unusually give off the illusion of being suspended. And if...
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Forest Tumblers
Crafted from the lower portion of recycled Bordeaux bottles, The Green Glass Co.'s Forest Tumbler set upcycles more than materials—it brings along the nostalgia and charm of great wine. Each glass in the set of four holds 10 oz portions of your favorite...
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Alba Dunaway Silk Pajamas
British designer Olivia von Halle creates sleepwear and loungewear that is—like a lazy day in bed itself—ultimately luxurious and lavish. This tropical yet subtle 100% silk pajama set is made up of a button-up long-sleeve shirt and matching shorts...
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Exfoliating Body Bar
Made with the essence of cedarwood and oakmoss, Baxter of California's exfoliating body bar offers a luxurious and hydrating experience. Thanks to the pumice, jojoba meal and crushed olive seed, the paraben-free soap smooths out skin—which is especially...
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Psychic Stone (Nature)
For those who like a little mysticism or spirituality in their homes, LA-based artists Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III (both of fine art collective FriendsWithYou) conjure every Psychic Stone with a custom spell. The amulet (or desk accessory...
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Hudson Mohawke: Valentine's Slowjams Chapter VIII
While Valentine's Day might be over, Hudson Mohawke released the latest in his annual slowjams mixtape series yesterday: Valentine's Slowjams Chapter VIII. The playlist begins with a live cover version of Earth, Wind & Fire's "You Can't Hide Love...
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Love Is A Battlefield: The Bittersweet Valentine’s Party Playlist
After years of hosting a pro-inclusivity annual Valentine's Day dance party for her friends, writer Jennifer Boeder has come to the conclusion that love is a battlefield, no matter your status. Obviously some musicians have known this for much longer...
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