Bittersweets NY’s gold “Beyond & Back” necklace is at once sweet and morbid: two skulls representing commitment now and well into the afterlife. The 14k gold skulls hang from an 18-inch petite cable chain and can be engraved with two letters in the brand’s custom Storybook font.
Meticulously crafted by founder Elizabeth Minett, Candor’s Scent 01 Candle is richly fragrant. Subtle notes of pine and citrus are paired with firewood for an overall alluring aroma. The paraffin-vegetable wax blend candle is housed in a sophisticated hand-blown glass vessel. Price is in Euros.
Striking, sophisticated and playful, these mismatched earrings feature different lengths of looped beads hanging from bronze arches. Available in clear quartz or bright roe glass beads, each set comes with one 4.25-inch earring and one 2.75-inch earring. They’re made in Seattle by Faris Du Graf.
Part of their new Chromesthesia series (made up of three scents), Ambrosia candle by Boy Smells entices with its distinct but subtle fragrance. The candle offers notes of mandarin peel, rosemary, galbanum, iris, hinkoki and vanilla—all the while avoiding being too zesty or citrusy. Made from a blend of food-grade coconut and beeswax, this candle offers 50+ hours of burn time. Like the others in the Chromesthesia line, the Ambrosia candle has been carefully designed and packaged according to its fragrance; the wax, vessel and box are all a sublime shade of lime.
PHLUR’s newest fragrance, Améline is a fresh and summery perfume that features notes from classic scents including rose, Italian bergamot, pink pepper, patchouli and sandalwood. Like all of their perfumes, this formula is made for all genders, hypoallergenic, and free of parabens, phthalates, BHT, phenoxyethanol and synthetic musk. Not overly floral, this scent is clean and elegant.
To celebrate the organization’s first 60 years in space, The NASA Archives features 400+ photographs and rare renderings—spanning the moon landing, rovers on Mars and more. Launched in 1958, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration was the world’s first civilian space agency with a focus on peaceful exploration—despite it being founded as part of the Space Race. With notes from science and tech journalists, NASA historians, former astronauts and more, this is a comprehensive and mind-boggling look back at how far we have gone into the unknown.
With production limited to just 25, this chess set from Poketo is a collectible, design piece—and a functional game, of course. The pieces are geometric, and are made from lucite, as is the board. Though the rules remain the same this edition is a contemporary and stylish update.
An X represents so much—a spot containing something valuable, a kiss, a crossing or the intersection of two things. NYC-based architectural firm Reddymade Design won this year’s annual Times Square Valentine’s Day Heart competition with their X-shaped sculptural pavilion, on view through 28 February. For anyone looking to bring it (or its message) home, weR2’s commemorative chocolate puzzle embodies the spirit—and tastes delectable. One part dark chocolate, one part milk chocolate, the pieces can be assembled, appreciated and then devoured.
Available in nine different colorways, this round-edged and stout teacup holds six liquid ounces of your favorite brew. The cup and saucer set is a reproduction of Russel Wright’s American Modern line, which launched in 1939 and featured plenty of curvy silhouettes. While all the colors are covetable, our pick is the turquoise—one of the original Wright hues.
Inspired by The Truman Show and Victorian mirror signs, this piece by London design studio Crispin Finn is emblazoned with either greetings or farewells depending on how you look at it. Utilizing the studio’s trademark reds and blues, it has been four-color reverse screen-printed and made in an edition of 50—each of which is framed in cherry wood.
A delicate blend of grape seed, jojoba, clary sage, peppermint and tea tree oils, this potion is made specifically for pubic skin and hair—but can, of course, be used for facial hair too. Made to nourish flesh that’s often irritated by various modes of hair removal, the oil is super-gentle (as well as being dermatologically and gynecologically tested) but still effective. This blend also won’t stain, so your favorite underwear is safe.
Recorded at the famed Electric Lady Studios (built by Jimi Hendrix and designed by architect and acoustician John Storyk), Electric Lady Sessions includes live versions of several LCD Soundsystem tracks, as well as a few covers. With tracks like Heaven 17’s “We Don’t Need This Fascist Groove Thang” and The Human League’s “Seconds,” the record offers extra insight into the band’s new wave and synthpop influences. An essential for LCD fans, this two-vinyl set comes with a DFA lightning bolt sticker.
Building upon their luxe line of CBD-infused products, Lord Jones offers a special Valentine’s Day edition of their naturally flavored fruit gumdrops. This limited edition release features nine treats: eight Passion Fruit and one Red Raspberry. Each one contains 20mg CBD, which will promote a sense of calm but is non-psychoactive, of course. The limited edition box is only available until 14 February, or until supplies last.
Made with jojoba and soybean oils, this hand-poured candle is unlike most—it’s intended to be used as massage oil once melted down, thanks to a low burning temperature. Including amber, cedar leaf, lemongrass and more, it’s a delicately fragrant blend that’s also hydrating for the skin. Made in New York, it’s also vegan and cruelty-free.
An unconventional take on the classic signet ring, Seb Brown’s Neapolitan Ring 2 is crafted from nine carat yellow gold and an assortment of semi-precious stones—all of which can be selected upon purchase. This one features Australian blue sapphire, pink and yellow sapphires, a tsavorite garnet and turquoise—creating a colorful and textured piece. Each ring by the Melbourne-based jeweler is handmade to order.
Vitruvi’s classic stone diffusers now come in three earthy coloways inspired by Tuscany. Available in sage, teracotta and sand, these diffusers are handmade from porcelain and feature a matte finish which covers the ultrasonic technology within.