Richard Colman’s exquisite work blends figurative imagery, geometry and delicious hues. The six-color screen-print, “UNTITLED.” (2018) is available in an edition of 45 and each is numbered and signed by the artist. Price is in Euros.
Rirkrit Tiravanija and Antto Melasniemi’s The Bastard Cookbook is part cooking guide and part exploration of cosmopolitanism. Inside there are recipes from Tiravanija and Melasniemi (aka the “Bastard Brothers”) accompanied by interviews with chefs and purveyors, insights from journalists and scholars and plenty of photography. The pair has cooked together everywhere—from Bangkok, Venice and Stockholm to Basel, Hong Kong and NYC—and The Bastard Cookbook is their experiences in summation.
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.
A collaboration between two future-forward French brands, high-quality footwear producer National Standard and active tailoring fashion house éclectic, the édition 3 sneaker features an attractive, uncommon Airnet upper. The honeycomb patterning of this very light, water-resistant material adds character to the playful shoe, which has been handcrafted in Portugal.
Made with certified organic, sustainably sourced Kigelia africana, this cruelty-free moisturizer both corrects and nourishes skin. The Kigelia fruit is traditionally used by South Africans to soothe skin and by Malawians for medicine. The potion by LUXE Botanics also includes vegetable glycerine, lemon, lavender and more, and the result is a light gel that’s perfect for hot, humid summer days. Full of antioxidants and free of parabens, phenoxyethanol, phthalates, sulphates, DEA, petrochemicals, formaldehyde, triclosan and synthetic fragrances, this serum leaves skin feeling soft and smooth.
From the top, these sandals look like classic Tevas. But from the side, a stacked rainbow flatform celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. With $15 from the purchase of each pair going to the Tegan and Sara Foundation, buying these sandals means sending support to an organization that contributes to summer camp scholarships for LGBTQ+ kids. While made for all genders, they’re listed in traditional women’s sizes.
Iconic design brand Kartell teamed up with bioplastic producer Bio-on for a “fully sustainable” iteration of their Componibili storage unit. This particular design (which has been available for 50+ years) is made from biomass constructed from agricultural waste that’s fermented by bacteria and turns into natural polyesters. It looks and feels like plastic. Available in yellow, pink, grey and green, this is the first ready-to-buy product made from the Bio-on-developed bioplastic.
A first-ever for the sneaker industry, Native’s The Plant Shoe is a low-cut silhouette made entirely from plant-based materials. From the eucalyptus pulp lasting board to the pineapple husk upper, the sneaker adheres to 100% zero-waste biodegradability standards, is aerobically compostable and is Certified Animal Free. The cork midsole (something a few brands are turning to for its antimicrobial properties) lends comfortability, while a cotton and linen insole affords breathability. The release is significant for its material innovation and resourcefulness—plus, it looks luxe without employing environmentally unfriendly materials or processes.
Made by Herbivore Botanicals, with no additives or dyes, this serum gently exfoliates with 5% natural fruit acid. As application creates a subtle tingling on the skin, this potion helps shed dead skin and clears pores. It can be left on all day and the result is a clearer, smoother complexion. For Pride, the brand will donating $5 from the sale of each product to Immigration Equality—an organization that offers legal assistance to LGBTQ+ immigrants.
Made in Portugal from Italian, vegetable-tanned leather, Aether’s moto boots—which are specifically designed for motorcycle riding—include a bounty of built-in safety features. From the internal D3O ankle-protection pads to the double-layered leather toe to prevent wear, fine details abound. Of course, there is a heavy cut sole for foundational protection, as well. Each pair also comes with extra black laces—so you’re not beholden to the blue ones.
Inspired by the vibrance and expressive nature of comic books and video games, NYC-based beauty brand Emilie Heathe offers luxury products that resonate with developments in art and culture. With The Perfect Red nail polish, the brand delivers exactly that: a luscious, alluring red. Further, from the high-design magnetic packaging to the top-tier ingredients (which are non-irritating and non-sensitizing), Emilie Heathe checks all the boxes for today’s consumers.
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.
Pairing a gum sole with a calf leather upper, luxury footwear and accessory brand Pierre Hardy’s Vibe Sneakers draw inspiration from the curvature of sound waves. The rhythmic black and white layers of these shoes form an eye-catching geometric pattern, something the French brand’s become known for. They’re premium and particularly Escher-like.
Beginning with some of civilization’s first sketches of objects in the sky and ending with some of our most high-definition satellite imagery, Sun and Moon is a thrilling catalog of important cosmic discoveries. Assembled by Mark Holborn and published by Phaidon, the book presents how we’ve used photography and cartography to explore space and time (and our ever-changing understanding of them) over thousands of years. With its publish coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, Sun and Moon gives new (and old) insight to curious readers.
With a keen eye and an artist’s touch, photographer Ethan James Green presents 55 tritone images in his debut monograph, Young New York. Published by Aperture Foundation and featuring an introduction from actress Hari Nef, the book does more than just document the diversity of the city, it celebrates the subjects found within. It will long be a reference for NYC at this moment, even as it transcends place and time.
With 20% of proceeds going to The Point Foundation (which works to empower LGBTQ+ students through scholarship funding, mentorship and more), these bright and cheerful swim trunks have a decidedly retro aesthetic. Made from a poly/elastane blend, they’re available men’s XS to XL, but thanks to their boxy shape, can be worn by all genders.