Cut and sewn in NYC, this NICOLE ZÏZI STUDIO jacket resembles the classic boxy denim trucker, but is crafted from 19% recycled PET and 81% cotton. Bright blue buttons also add contemporary flair. Each jacket is made to order by employees who are paid a fair wage to work in safe spaces. It’s available from XS to XXL and intended for wear by all genders.
Available in 11 different colorways, these 100% cotton denim aprons from Big Bud Press are designed, sewn and dyed in Los Angeles. The inclusion of 42-inch straps and an adjustable neck strap allow each to fit people of all sizes. With big pockets for paintbrushes, markers, tools or even cooking utensils, the utilitarian design promises to be both practical and durable.
Gilded’s patented handmade marble brush (available in black or white) features natural fiber bristles intended for dry brushing your skin. Dry brushing removes dead cells, enhances blood flow and smoothes skin effectively. This elegant brush should be used once or twice weekly to help with radiance and suppleness. Gilded founder Blair Armstrong started the company in order to provide products for the body that are just as effective, clean and luxurious as those made for the face.
Maison Balzac’s “Le Galet,” aka the Pebble incense holder, straddles playful and sophisticated design. Now available in white, the minimal vessel is also made in pink, amber and black, and holds one standard stick at a time. Crafted from 100% borosilicate glass, the appealing organic shape complements all styles of decor.
Veles’ all-surface cleaner uses food waste-derived water as its base. Dubbed “resource negative,” this cleaner also employs an alcohol—a naturally occurring ethanol formed from fermentation. Its other ingredients also adhere to the brand’s eco-friendly mission, and ultimately reduce the footprint of its user. Safe for ceramics, glass, fiberglass, chrome, painted metal, stainless steel, plastic and acrylic, the cleaner should be patch-tested for marble, wood and laminate surfaces. The aluminum bottle can be reused over and over; the brand also sells 32-ounce refills.
New from Parks Project, this boxy T-shirt boasts a distinctly ’60s vibe via tie-dye, cartoonish illustration and peaceful messaging. A bear carrying a flag that reads “Parks protect all life” is front and center, flanked by mushrooms, flowers, squirrels and a dove. Hand-dyed in DTLA, this 100% cotton shirt comes in size XS to XXXL. A portion of the proceeds goes to the National Parks Conservation Association, an organization that works to protect and improve national parks across the USA.
Crafted from baltic birch and aircraft-grade aluminum, Intension Design’s Tripod Table can be adjusted to make your mobile workplace more comfortable. Whether you require it at its tallest (4.8 feet) or you only need a bit of elevation (1.8 feet), the birch plate—affixed to a quick-release tripod—keeps your laptop in place. Its ability to break down makes traveling with it easy too.
Omsom’s starters comprise the sauces, aromatics, and seasonings needed to cook quintessential Southeast Asian dishes like Vietnamese Lemongrass BBQ, Thai Larb, and Filipino Sisig. The Omsom Sampler Trio—a box of six starters; two for each aforementioned dish—comes complete with cooking instructions. Each serves two or three people, meaning the pack provides the base for 12 to 18 meals. Plus, 5% of their June sales go to Color Of Change, a non-profit dedicated to building power in Black communities.
With 100% of the proceeds from its sales donated to the Marsha P Johnson Institute, this shirt celebrates the LGBTQ+ community in many ways. The brand Very Good Light teamed up with artist Humberto Cruz (aka ISCREAMCOLOUR) for the T-shirt, which is emblazoned with a rainbow, two Black cherubs, and the ever-relevant words “Black Lives Matter.” Available in sizes small to XL, it’s made from 100% cotton and will ship at the end of June.
Plant People’s new Advanced Immune Power capsules form the foundation of a comprehensive health and wellness routine. Taking two to three capsules twice daily (there are 60 in the bottle) improves energy, provides support for your immune system, and makes your body more capable of absorbing helpful elements. Inside each capsule is a 1000mg combination of fungi, roots, vitamins, and trace minerals.
With 100% of their proceeds directed to the COVID-19 Protest Relief Fund, The Canvas Agency Shop is selling eight very different, equally appealing, prints from artists they represent. One of our favorites, “PAW PAW AND STARS” by illustrator Sonya Korshenboym depicts a delightful and oddly proportioned pooch gazing up at the cosmos. It’s printed on poster-sized paper.
From independent publishing house Atelier Éditions, the two-volume monograph John Cage: A Mycological Foray explores the acclaimed (and often experimental) American composer and theorist’s fascination with mushrooms. As Cage famously proclaimed, “I have come to the conclusion that much can be learned about music by devoting oneself to the mushroom.” Limited to an edition of 75, the book features 20 unnumbered lithographs, diary entries and the first-ever full reproduction of Cage’s Mushroom Book, done in collaboration with illustrator Lois Long and botanist Alexander H Smith, in 1972.
Launched on Juneteenth, Internal Knowledge and Are.na’s Chess Camp label explores “strategy, empathy, psychological freedom, and Black history.” From them, this new T-shirt directs 100% of proceeds to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund and the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective. “Internal Knowledge Chess Camp: Juneteenth 2020” adorns the front of the 100% cotton shirt, while a green and ivory chessboard occupies the back. The release comes accompanied by a wealth of educational videos, resources, printed materials and more, which lives on Are.na’s idea-sharing platform as Chess Camp vol.1.
Founded by Kacey Lynch in 2014, the South Central LA-based label Bricks & Wood draws upon its neighborhood for inspiration. Their six-panel corduroy cap, a new silhouette for the brand, features a short brim. The 100% cotton paisley fabric is a deadstock material they brought back to life for the piece.
Made from 100% polyester, this bright bag is lightweight but still robust enough to cart groceries, and the mesh fabric proves itself to be super-practical for use as a beach bag. Amsterdam-based Daily Paper creates sporty apparel and accessories inspired by the African heritage of their founders (Hussein Suleiman, Jefferson Osei and Abderrahmane Trabsini) as well as ’90s skate- and street-wear and more, to produce an overall retro-futuristic look. The brand has worked on several collaboration collections, including one with the Van Gogh Museum.
Designer Mia Saine‘s “Let Me Run” T-shirt features original artwork made in response to Ahmaud Arbery’s murder, but relating to all the innocuous activities Black people have been doing when brutally attacked by racist police or civilians. Two-thirds ($20) of the cost of these 100% cotton ringer shirts will be donated to Black Lives Matter.