Safe, functional and adorably designed, the coral-hued Heart Swim Vest for kids features an adjustable safety strap, a front zip and velcro tab for additional security. Its durable neoprene improves buoyancy and warmth. Not only practical, the vest features a polka-dot design and a 3D heart on the back. Available in sizes small, medium and large, this vest is intended for kids aged from one to six.
Product Category: Sports + Outdoors
Spalding’s Arena Renegade In-Ground Basketball Hoop features advanced engineering to improve performance, from an Arena-style 180° breakaway and completely clear tempered glass backboard to Spalding’s signature boom arm and more. Durable and deluxe, the hoop is the closest to thing to recreating an arena experience at home.
Design studio and book publisher Actual Source partnered with NYC-based graphic designer and illustrator Kurt Woerpel to create this bold blue frisbee. Manufactured by Wham-O, the 10.5-inch diameter disc features an illustration of a comic book with eyes, along with Actual Source’s logo in whimsical script and three words in classic lettering.
From NYC-based Natala Natala (a homeware brand that sells beautiful pieces crafted by artisans in Japan and the US) comes a mosquito coil case that makes an otherwise unattractive—but very useful—item much more appealing. Designed by Suzuki Morihisa studio, located in the Iwate Prefecture in Japan’s Tōhoku region, this piece can be hung or laid flat on any surface. Its super-durable textured iron composition lends it an industrial look.
From artist and skateboarder Jeffrey Cheung—who runs There Skateboards, an offshoot of the SF-based collective Unity which represents and supports queer skaters—this “Colors” deck features his signature figurative art. Available in two sizes (8.25 or 8.5 inches), this skateboard has been made and designed with all types of skaters in mind.
From London-based fashion and design brand Eley Kishimoto’s collaboration with UK-based Japanese gardening outfit Niwaki, these arm covers utilize the former’s inspiring, electric “Flash” pattern. Ideal for gardening (or crafting), these covers—made from 16-ounce canvas—act as a protective set of sleeves. To enhance functionality, they incorporate an elasticated top and ribbed cuffs.
A glorious blend of hemp and Merino wool comprise these crew socks from Jungmaven. Both hemp and wool are naturally odor-resistant, making it difficult for bacteria to grow, and are soft and breathable. The construction is also tougher than cotton, making them ideal for all kinds of outdoor activities. Available in 14 different colors, there’s a hue for all kinds of looks—whether in the country or the city.
Made from a super-soft wool blend of 87% ultra-fine, mulesing-free Australian Merino; 11% cashmere from the Mongolian-Manchurian steppe; and a little elastane, Volleback’s Nomad Gloves are cozy, practical and durable. Available in one size, these five-gauge knit gloves are thermoregulating and insulating, as well as naturally water-repellent, odor-resistant and quick-drying. They are perfect for cold-weather camping and hiking, and chilly days commuting through a city.
Designed to function as a hip or shoulder bag, the Full Moon from Montana-based outdoors brand Mystery Ranch features a main compartment (secured with a double zipper) as well as a front pocket to keep all your valuables secure and easily accessible when hiking or camping. Available in eight different colorways—from bright red or orange to more subdued olive green or beige—the utilitarian pack boasts dual-compression straps for comfortable carrying.
Phlemuns is an LA-based and Black-owned fashion label by James Flemons that puts a modern spin on nostalgic style. This holds true for their Dive Brief, mid-rise, draw-string briefs crafted from stretch technical jersey that features pink and white “clouds.” Made in LA, the swimwear garment is a playful take on a classic.
From Cactus Store—a collective, store and studio founded in Echo Park and now with an NYC location—comes a retro-leaning, 100% cotton, five-panel cap. The hat pays homage to Home Depot plants and was crafted in collaboration with Online Ceramics.
SkatePal, a Palestinian non-profit organization, supports and encourages young skaters in an attempt to foster community and break down barriers between class, race, gender and age. From them comes a climate-neutral, sweatshop-free graphic T-shirt depicting the country’s palm tree-lined landscape. Printed by Awesome Merchandise and designed by Philip Joa, the shirt reads “skate” on front and “Palestine” on the back. All proceeds go to supporting the organization. Price is in Pounds.
From pro-skater Jon Julio’s THEM SKATES comes the sleek and innovative 909 Complete V4 Inline Skates. With impact-resistant polyurethane on the outside and a breathable mesh and memory foam inside, these skates are durable, comfortable and made with precise injection molding to reduce friction. Unlike the skates of yesteryear, they possess a minimal and sophisticated look.
Merging necessity and technology within a slim, compact design, the Peak Series Straw is a personal water filter and straw made from sustainable materials and enhanced by a micro-filter that removes 99.9% of bacteria, parasites and plastics. Making it possible to drink directly from streams and lakes or to fit onto most water bottles, the innovative straw provides on-the-go and emergency hydration with an unlimited shelf-life.
For winter 2022, Snow Peak collaborated with Maak Lab—a Portland, Oregon-based apothecary company—on this limited edition citronella candle, conveniently held within a cup. The fragrance boasts notes of hiba cedarwood, black pepper and bonfire, which all work to elevate the humble (but functional) citronella. The candle provides 24 hours burn time, and the cup is reusable.
Third Drawer Down has transformed one of NYC-based artist Jon Burgerman’s playful, goofy characters into a fully functional pool float. Featuring wonky eyes, a gleeful smile and a squirt of mustard on the front (and a little derriere on the back), the hot dog-shaped float is based on Burgerman’s dream of having a float in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. It’s available in two sizes: 63 inches or 118 inches.