Available in XS to XXL, Only NY’s MTA Locals T-shirt is a 100% cotton top that pays tribute to the city’s public transit system and employees through its nostalgic design. A faded black base (from soft wash pigment dye), a small apple with the MTA logo (on the front) and the words “Connecting New York to New Yorkers” (on the back) adorn this article of clothing. Only NY donates a portion of its proceeds from this shirt to the MTA.
The Freestyle is a super-compact, light (830 grams) and portable projector that can create a 100-inch screen on just about any surface. With the ability to rotate 180 degrees, the cylindrical head houses a light source that can also create ambient lighting and star shows. Powered by a USB-C, it supports HDR10, HDR10+ and HLG standards and features WiFi 5, Bluetooth 5.2 as well as a 5W loudspeaker that creates immersive sound. Between the large projection and the 360-degree sound, it delivers a cinematic experience at home.
Handmade in Richmond, Virginia, these incense cones are formulated with a smokey aroma, achieved using toasted pipe tobacco and rare oud wood, both lightened through the addition of Moroccan rose. Together, the sensuous combination crafts a romantic and evocative fragrance that’s rich without being cloying.
Manufactured two blocks from the Mediterranean Sea, Bobo Choses produces clothing for kids. With a focus on activity rather than gender, their designs are comfortable and colorful. The brand’s Strawberry All Over jogging pants are made from 100% organic cotton and feature an elasticated waistband and cuffs. Available for kids aged three/six months through 24/36 months, this lavender-colored garment draws inspiration from nature.
Japanese-born Misaki Kawai’s colorful art brims with fluffy sculptures, emoji characters and furry creatures. Such is the case in Kawai’s “Arty Afternoon,” a bold, five-color silkscreen print on Tiepolo paper that features a peeping pink cat. Just like the artist’s other artwork, “Arty Afternoon” (in an edition of 30 prints) immerses viewers in Kawai’s whimsical and wonderful world.
Composing clean silhouettes from natural materials, Meyou Paris crafts refined pet furniture that considers both the pet and the home. The Pollen Cocoon, hand-woven and coated for increased resistance and durability, is a vibrant, spherical cat bed that’s cozy for cats but design-forward enough to have on display. With a 40cm diameter and a 20cm opening, it can easily be cleaned with a wet cloth. This hybrid kennel/bed can be paired with Meyou’s square base to add more structural layer to the design. Price is in Euros.
Founded roughly 100 years ago in a small town near Cologne (with a Milan-based “style center” opened in 1991), Ichendorf Milano blends traditional glassware techniques with modern design. In their Travasi Decanter, the silhouette takes on a circular, poetic shape that—when paired with the material’s complete transparency—heightens the beauty of the glass. Capable of holding 64 fluid ounces, this refined decanter elegantly balances and endures time.
Third Drawer Down teamed up with Indigenous-owned and -governed Aboriginal art center Iwantja Arts to produce a vibrant homeware line designed by Kaylene Whiskey, an artist from the remote community of Indulkana in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands in South Australia. Whiskey draws inspiration from comic books and the pop culture of the ’80s. From the collection comes this 100% linen dish towel, measuring 19.7 by 26.4 inches and featuring Whiskey’s acrylic painting of Tina Turner and Dolly Parton. Price is in Australian dollars.
Founded by mother and daughter duo, Sade Baron and Rachel Lambo, skincare brand Sade Baron relies on 100% natural ingredients to encourage the skin to heal and correct itself. Their Tai Body Oil—powered by cold-pressed prickly pear oil, broccoli seed oil, olive squalane, calendula oil and sea buckthorn oil—does so by forming an occlusive film that covers the epidermis, preventing water loss, dehydration and skin flakiness, sun damage and more. Suitable for all skin types and all ages, this oil provides vitamin-rich treatment to the face, body and hair.
From Copenhagen-based Studio Arhoj and named after the Japanese flower, the porcelain Hana Vase collection is composed of hand-cast and -glazed vessels. The collection comprises three styles: the curvaceous and cylindrical Kiku; the round, full-bodied Ume; and the tubular Sakura. Each enchanting shape is available in small or large and in various vibrant colors. Price reflects the size small.
The Edible Flower Garden Kit from Plantgem comprises 15 young plants, representing five varieties: cream troika nasturtium, cats white viola, strawberry blonde marigold, black and white nigella and potomac lavender snapdragon. Capable of growing anywhere in the US, these flowers can be planted outside (after the last frost) where there’s decent sun and will be ready to bloom in the summer—when they can then be used to garnish and elevate cocktails, cakes, salads and more.
Between chronic asthma, a car accident that fractured her back and neck and sexual trauma, Vanessa Chakour has endured a lot, and tenaciously pursued several paths to recovery. In her book Awakening Artemis, Chakour shares the way plants helped her heal, deepened her understanding of self, connected her to the natural world and elevated her confidence and relationships. Interspersed with experiences from the author, each chapter focuses on a single plant and how its characteristics connect to specific issues related to healing—like neural pathways in the brain, feelings of alienation due to racism and much more. Both a moving tale of Chakour’s journey and a useful resource on plants and nature, this book inspires self-growth in multiple ways.
The MegaWarm Jacket (available in men’s and women’s sizing) is the warmest coat in the world, with a CLO (a measure for thermal insulation that an article of clothing provides) of 9.25—the highest rating of any jacket. With LifeLabs’ innovative WarmLife proprietary technology, this garment not only reflects 100% of a wearer’s body heat back to them, but it’s also fully weatherproof, light and breathable thanks to its ethically sourced goose down and 100% recycled polyester. Combining science and design, MegaWarm does the most to prevent chill while using a smaller amount of energy and materials. It’s truly the warmest jacket we’ve ever tested, though that comes with the reasonable compromise that it’s pretty bulky.
As a pioneer of performance art (whose work doesn’t shy away from pain, blood or pushing limits), Marina Abramović is well-versed in endurance, concentration and overcoming mental and physical blocks. As such, her 30-card set—The Marina Abramović Method—incorporates exercises that the artist developed to aid in her preparation for intense performances, and aim to help users confront challenges, remain present and unlock higher creative potential. Each card features an instruction (one being “complain to a tree”) that corresponds to a stage in Abramović’s career. Used alone or with friends, this set is a unique tool for training, expanding and growing.
With over 700 stickers—including some that glow in the dark and others that sparkle—the Ultimate Sticker Book from Super Smalls features letters, shapes, gems, rainbows and more. Whether for crafting, decorating or just collecting, this booklet contains ample inspiration to spark creativity in young imaginations.
While attempting to put pups in a harness can result in fumbling and tricky maneuvering, Boo Oh’s Ray Harness makes it seamless and fluid. The handcrafted accessory—made from customized silk rayon rope and Italian Buttero leather—is an exclusive, patent-pending utilitarian design. Made to be easy to use for owners and comfortable for dogs, it’s an elegant take on a humble product.