Westerlind: Online Shopping for the Outdoors

A stylish new approach to a carefully selected collection of gear from around the world

Since 2007, Swedish entrepreneur and outdoor enthusiast Andrea Westerlind has been seeking out the most effective, timeless wilderness gear from all corners of the globe. A third generation member of a Swedish fashion house, Westerlind began working as a distributor in 2003—at only 23 years old. In 2007, she would launch the now-ubiquitous Fjällräven Kånken backpack in the US and has since dedicated herself entirely …

Lunatik Architek iPhone 6 Case

A striking, shock-absorbing case based on Chicago School architecture

An iPhone 6 is an investment. And no matter how nicely designed the phone itself is, most people will opt for a functional, attractive, case to protect it from everyday drops and dings. Lunatik’s Architek case goes one step farther. The striking cross-hatched pattern is actually a shock-absorbing diagonal grid core that was inspired by Chicago School architecture. Laid over the diagrid core is a …

Word of Mouth: Bellingham

A James Beard-awarded chef, local craft brews and outdoor adventures in Washington's scenic bayside town

One of the portals to that hypnotically beautiful chain of Pacific Northwestern islands known as the San Juans, Bellingham, Washington offers a dazzling array of outdoor pursuits for the hundreds of rugged young people who descend on this little town every year. While many attend college at Western Washington University, students often find themselves sticking around after graduation to enjoy the Bellingham lifestyle. Once you’ve …