Available in three iterations (smooth, swirl or dot), HAY’s Sip Straws are made from colorful, dishwasher-safe borosilicate glass. Crafted to resemble plastic straws, these eco-friendly versions can be used with hot or cold drinks. Each set comes with six straws in six different hues—and a cleaning brush.
With cannabis and cannabis-adjacent products finding acceptance (and legalization) in more locations, it can be challenging to choose one place to stash or store them all. Another Room offers a solution: a cheeky travel kit—either adorned with the slogan “Totally Not Weed” or a hazy smiley face—that includes joint holders, an AR branded lighter and a mirror. Though these items come pre-arranged inside the kit’s soft, zipper-sealed bag, there’s still plenty of room for the rest of your accessories. Price is in CAD.
Handmade from organic cotton, Etee’s reusable food wraps are sustainable and compostable alternatives to plastic and paper bags. Available in sets of three, these medium-sized wraps “activate” and become tacky with the warmth of your hands, and can be used for fruits, nuts, and sandwiches—anything. Each one offers some 120+ uses and they can be composted when they’re no longer adhesive.
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing, Seattle Chocolate and The Museum of Flight concocted an out-of-this-world bar. Featuring a delightfully rich and creamy milk chocolate truffle base and popping rock candy, it’s a playful treat that’s drenched in nostalgia—right down to the Jessica Allen-designed packaging.
Vegan and gluten-free, From The Ground Up’s take on the classic pretzel is made from cauliflower and cassava flour—the product of a dried and ground cassava root. With only 1.5 grams of fat and 23 grams of carbs, they’re healthier that traditional pretzels, but still offer the same crunchy satisfaction. With a subtle cauliflower aftertaste, these snacks are available as pretzel sticks or twists. (Price listed if for a pack of six.)
Hand-dyed in-house, American Trench’s tie-dye crew socks are a playful take on their classic Silver Crew Socks. Made from a premium American ring-spun cotton blend, these socks feature silver filament knitted into the heel, toe and foot. The tie-dye iteration comes in six colorways (Dusk, Superbloom, Lagoon, Double Rainbow, Blaze, or Purple Haze) but in reality, every single sock is different. Simply choose the colorway that best fits your taste and you’ll receive two unique, hand-dyed socks.
With 100% of the net proceeds from the release to be donated to OutRight Action International, Levi’s pride collection aims to benefit the global LGBTQ+ community. With socks, underwear, outerwear and more available, our pick is the very versatile ombre bandana. With a classic paisley pattern, the rainbow-hued piece is a cheery accessory for all genders.
Artist Judy Chicago is familiar with the goddess theme and has interpreted the Venus of Willendorf—an oolitic limestone figure from 30,000 BCE—for this limited edition soap. Made in collaboration with Prospect, it’s crafted from sustainably sourced ingredients and scented with moonflower, river grass and freesia.
With 100% of profits from their Pride collection headed for the Los Angeles LGBT Center, American Apparel has created a line of clothing that ranges from playful to poignant. The latter is the case with this “Words Matter” T-shirt, which lists “forbidden” terms like transgender, diversity, science-based, fetus and vulnerable. Printed on 50/50 cotton/poly blend, the top has been made for all genders and comes in sizes XS to XL.
This beguiling book is made up of 15 stories by 15 writers, each exploring their relationship with their mother. What My Mother and I Don’t Talk About began as a moving personal essay by Michele Filgate, the book’s editor, and is unputdownable. Whether estranged or close, funny, tender, heartbreaking or mystifying, each of these mother/child dynamics is complex and entirely unique—yet readers will see themselves in a lot of the beautiful stories.
Black is the Body: Stories From My Grandmother’s Time, My Mother’s Time, and Mine is a memoir, made up of several personal essays that meld together the experiences of author Emily Bernard’s family. From growing up black in the South to addressing interracial marriage, international adoption and motherhood, the book tells a tale of race in America—but it’s more than that. Anchored by a horrific violent crime that changed her life, Bernard shares complex and personal—but also always universal—stories in this moving book.
Chewy, colorful and cute, these rainbow sprinkle treats come from NYC-based Danny Macaroons, who started making them for his family. Now, he and his staff make 1000+ a day. For these sweet snacks, long strands of freshly processed coconut lend flavor and consistency. Then there are just four other ingredients: condensed milk, eggs, salt and vanilla. Available in packs of four, they are a delectable and playful treat.
Published by Doubleday, Colson Whitehead’s novel The Nickel Boys: A Novel takes place during Jim Crow-era Florida. Within the book, Whitehead details the lives of two black boys sentenced to endure the horrific conditions of a reform school called the Nickel School. Piercing and poignant, their stories are based on a real school that housed boys for over 100 years.
Sophie Mackintosh’s The Water Cure is a deliciously sinister dystopic work of fiction about a family who inhabits an island where outsiders have not been allowed. After the father goes missing and three men wash ashore, the story turns into a tale of desire, violence, toxicity and revenge. The novel was long-listed for the 2018 Man Booker Prize in the category of best original novel in the English language.
EVERYBODY.WORLD’s Trash Tee is made from first-of-its-kind 100% recycled cotton. That means discarded and wasted fibers from yarn factories in the US are collected and reworked into new yarn. Then it’s knitted, cut, sewn and dyed in Los Angeles by employees who are earning fair wages. The Trash Tee comes in three shapes (Classic, Boxy or Tailored) and seven colorways. Each cut is available from XS to XXL.
Made from all-natural ingredients, byhumankind’s shampoo bar is vegan and ethically made. With base ingredients including anatto seed, hydrolyzed oat protein and rosemary extract, the bar comes in three fragrance options: lemongrass, thyme or lemon lavender. Our pick is the fresh, citrusy lemongrass scent—which boasts additional notes of lime and sage. Not only does the shampoo bar offer an alternative to chemical-filled options, it’s also minimally packaged, so it’s kinder to the environment. Additionally, it’s airplane-friendly.