Designed in Brooklyn by Bien Mal, this super-soft, 100% cotton throw balances a bold statement with exquisite details. In contrasting white knit, “NO” is obviously spelled out. On the backside, NO remains, this time in black on a rainbow weave. The item is framed by multi-color fringing on the two longer sides, and black and white fringing on the others. Measuring 60 by 50 inches, this blanket is large and cozy, if a little brazen.
Made from raw and wild plant ingredients, these breu resin incense sticks last for 50 minutes each, but are effective enough to burn a little at a time. Available with different botanical options blended in, our favorite is Palo Santo. The combination offers healing, cleansing and protective qualities with a scent that invokes Southwest US vibes. They come in a set of nine.
Handmade in Oaxaca from local beeswax and natural dyes, Aesa’s opulent bouquet candles all vary slightly. Each unique piece has been produced by a family that’s been crafting religious candles for three generations. The items measure approximately 12 inches tall before burning.
Handmade in Beacon, New York, this five-inch-tall glass bowl features three gentle spikes to keep it balanced and upright. It’s delicate (though dishwasher safe), semi-translucent and big enough to hold snacks or a handful of jewelry. Cast and sandblasted, the object’s distinct near-orange color glows from beneath a soft matte finish.
From husband and wife team, Jim and Chloe Read, British design brand Newgate produces wall clocks, wristwatches and alarms with contemporary twists and nostalgic shapes. Their battery-powered Charlie Bell Echo Clock epitomizes this amalgamation with its fire engine red metal case, glass lens and graphic dial. A “no tick” movement within makes it quieter than most, except when the twin-bell alarm sounds a wake-up call.
Huts and Bay’s lightweight cotton pet bed, in their distinct camo graphic print, measures 31 by 37 inches and retains its shape through wear and tear. A plush removable insert, beneath an exterior with an anti-bacterial and anti-mite finish, makes cleaning easier. It’s ideal for small to medium-sized pets, who’ll surely love the comfort it provides.
Areaware’s tall stoneware stacking planter (which stands eight inches wide and eight inches tall) comprises two parts—a planter and a drainage dish—that nestle into one another to create one clean silhouette. With holes for excess water to escape, the planter is super-functional and easy to clean, while remaining an attractive object for the home. Also available in a smaller four-inch tall size.
With panels of subtle hues contrasted by candy colors, this knitted throw blanket is undeniably the work of Brooklyn-based Dusen Dusen. Made from 100% cotton, the Stripe Throw Blanket is super-soft and sizable, at 50 by 70 inches.
Made by artist Seth Bogart, this ceramic piece is both an objet d’art and a functional pipe. An ode to what is perhaps the most recognizable mascara ever, each Great Lash Mascara Pipe is handmade in Bogart’s California studio, and is therefore unique. Each piece measures approximately four inches tall.
Subtle but dually lush and gorgeous, this bouquet of green and ivory roses and winter foliage from Winston Flowers is available in five different sizes and can be delivered anywhere in the United States for the month of December. Beyond a pretty posy, the purchase of this gift benefits the brand’s Charity in Bloom program, with 20% of the purchase price given to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston and NYC’s Madison Square Boys & Girls Club.
Made by Anna Karlin Studios, this lovely bulbous decanter has been handblown from sturdy food-grade glass. Standing at seven inches tall, it holds up to 1,300ml. With a neck measuring almost three inches in diameter, it’s stopped by a solid brass sphere—creating a sophisticated and slightly retro look. This, and other pieces by Karlin, are available at NYC’s Coming Soon.
These bed sheets by Piglet are made from 100% natural stonewashed French flax, a fabric that’s cozy but breathable, as linen is woven more loosely than cotton. As such, they prove luxurious without being too silky, and natural without being scratchy. Best of all, the fabric just gets softer with each wash. The bundle (which comes with a striped duvet cover, two striped pillowcases, two white pillowcases, a flat sheet and a fitted sheet) offers an effortless but sophisticated look—thanks to its gray stripes on pale ecru, and natural creases. Available in full, queen or king sizes.
Available in two sizes (either five or 12 inches tall), sculptor and toy designer Jason Freeny’s Brick Man Anatomical Puzzle is fun for kids aged eight and over—and adults, too. Easy to assemble, with just 16 pieces, the 3D puzzle can then be displayed as a playful objet d’art.
Moore & Giles’ double-layered leather sling (39 by 18 inches) and accompanying powder-coated steel frame (14 by 15.5 by 14.5) prove both scuff-proof and far superior when housing and transporting the firewood. The Baldwin Oak is a full-grain, rich brown leather that was tanned in Italy on English hides. The result is a texturally smooth leather that withstands bends, bumps, and the elements. Each carrier can also be personalized with three initials.
Rich with notes of resin, hinoki, cardamom and jasmine, the Holiday Hinoki Fantôme candle from Boy Smells proves subtle, and a little surprising. Hinoki lends a lemony, natural timber layer, while the cardamom harkens to fresh-baked goods and roasted feasts. While lush, the aroma is light and delicately expands into open spaces. Plus, the coconut and beeswax blend candle comes in an elegant emerald-hued glass vessel.
Standing just under six inches tall, HAY’s elegantly curved hourglass illustrates the passing of 15 minutes. Available in various colorways (gold, burnt orange, petrol blue, pink and yellow), our pick is the smoky green, which is mirrored by a translucent bulb on the other side. Both halves feature the same flat bottom to rest on any surface. The casing is made from high-quality glass and is filled with silver sand granules.