Film magazine Little White Lies takes their passion for the silver screen off the printed page and into puzzle form with Inside the Chocolate Factory. The 1000-piece jigsaw brings Willy Wonka’s candy-coated vision to your living room as you put together the chocolate fountains, lick-able wallpaper and cast of characters that made this story one of the all-time greats.
London-based artist Olivia M Healy’s bold and colorful art adorns the pages of this calendar, printed on Demimattt 170gsm paper. Exploring themes of mindfulness, sexuality, gender identity, a little mysticism and more, the illustrations within this calendar (which measures 21 by 42cm) will inspire a bit of magic in your 2021. Price is in Pounds.
With all profits from their sales put back into Junior High, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, these socks do more than offer a little humor. Founded by Faye Orlove, LA-based Junior High aims to give marginalized individuals a voice within the arts. Their “Male Art Not Good” socks are made from 100% cotton and have been designed and made in LA.
Colorado-based Veritas Farms’ CBD lip balm provides soothing short-term treatment that won’t dry your lips in the long-term. The full-spectrum hemp oil doesn’t give you a buzz, but your lips will be happy with an all-natural formula that works immediately and deeply. What you will notice is the tropical flavor; the orange cream balm is akin to a frozen sherbet push-pop.
Crafted using sunflower, safflower and avocado oil, Jade & Fox Co’s luxuriant and fragrant Vixen Body Oil doubles as a moisturizer and perfumer. The food-grade ingredients within lend nutrients to skin—and even offer natural SPF. Though sold out, anyone interested can join the mailing list to learn when the product will return.
From Ana Miminoshvili (freelance illustrator and designer from Tbilisi, Georgia) comes a dark and delightfully creepy calendar filled with artwork from her Blooming Eyes series. Blending geometric shapes with organic ones, and mystical elements with humor, Miminoshvili creates a unique and alluring style. Printed in full-color on 170gsm white paper, this calendar is available in two sizes.
The first-ever official Prosecco Rosé to enter the US (following the approval of Prosecco Rosé DOC production by the Prosecco DOC Consortium in May 2020), Mionetto’s brand new liquid is 90% Glera and 10% Pinot Noir. Very dry and deliciously fruity, this well-balanced Prosecco Rosé sends fine bubbles skyward. This six-pack of 187ml bottles is the first iteration to be available for purchase and a slow expansion is expected moving forward.
Tom of Finland’s playful, erotic and celebratory illustrations of handsome gentlemen grace the pages of this 2021 calendar. Whether dressed as cowboys, clad in leather or entirely naked, each character exudes self-assurance and sensuality, and the scenes range from suggestive to salacious.
Now, perhaps more than ever, the healing and purification attributes of Palo Santo are being embraced by people all over the world. This particular oil is 100% pure and wildcrafted from trees native to Ecuador—one of the South American countries where it’s indigenous. While burning Palo Santo wood is cleansing and often ceremonial, in oil form it has more versatile uses—from healing to meditation and massage.
From Dallas, Texas-based Slice of Life Gardens, the Indoor Microgreens Garden Box allows you to select two sets of non-GMO heirloom seeds (from broccoli, red acre cabbage and purple kohlrabi options)—which arrive with a compostable grow tray, cover card, coconut coir soil pack and self-care cards (for a bit of extra personal positivity). All one needs is water and light to bring these greens to life.
Produced at the Lower East Side’s Lucky Risograph, artist Ronald Wimberly’s signed “Greetings from BKLYN” print portrays the power of Black Lives Matter protests and incorporates the names of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Eric Garner and many other victims of police violence. Proceeds from the print’s sale go to Solutions Not Punishment Collaborative, a black trans- and queer-led organization aiming to foster community safety. The striking four-color artwork, which measures 7.5 by 11 inches, is printed on warm white 80lb cover vellum paper.
From Nuts! fanzine and Rock’n’Roll Forever creator Ben Trogdon comes a 2021 calendar filled with his 35mm film photos. Designed in the same style as Trogdon’s Tattoo Punk, the calendar’s aesthetic is brimming with DIY flair.
Artist and author Michelle Kwon’s pocket-sized paperback collection of comics, The Interior Life, (released in 2018 by independent California-based publisher Tiny Splendor) assembles personal moments of introspection and humor. It’s thoughtful, endearing and offers a fresh perspective from start to finish. With a cat factoring heavily into the narrative, feline fans should enjoy this, as well.
Modern Sprout’s “Grow” plant nutrients encourage natural vegetative growth. The 100% soluble formula—Fish Meal, Composted Seabird Guano, Kelp, Potassium Carbonate, and other naturally sourced ingredients—aims to nourish plants by replenishing their soil’s essential minerals and nutrients. Over time, these beneficial elements become less common and cannot be restored by sunlight or water. Take a look at the guidelines for precise dosing instructions, but a standard is once weekly with water.
From Small Spells (run by Rachel Howe) comes a mystical but playful calendar featuring Howe’s delightful hand-drawn illustrations. With pertinent information like when a new moon is in Aquarius, the calendar is full of esoteric and astrological dates that will help you prepare for the coming days, weeks and months. LA-based Howe also offers (currently virtual) astrological and tarot readings, as well as workshops and—once pandemic restrictions are lifted—reiki treatment. The physical version of the calendar has sold out, but PDF downloads are available.
Anyone who’s ventured to a Nordic nation understands the importance of smoked herring—perhaps with dark bread or schnapps (as the Danish brand Glyngøre suggests). Named after a town in Denmark, Glyngøre’s kippers in oil are tinned smoked herring fillets in vegetable oil with salt. Savory and delectable, they’re also reasonably priced.