Gifts for Wedding Season

Move beyond the toaster with these smart selections

For those whose summertime season has been taken over by beach BBQs and wedding obligations with equal frequency, the endless parade of serving plates and dust ruffles can be as draining as the heat. Trump the traditional wedding registry’s usual suspects with something that injects design into a couple’s new life together, while still fulfilling their newlywed needs. We’ve gathered a selection of items for …

The Ropes

Bright bracelets from Maine

A non-traditional take on a classic, utilitarian material, Shana Aldrich Ready’s jewelry line, The Ropes is a colorful ode to her Maine roots. “I always had a farfetched dream of trying to bring my design skills back to Maine,” says Ready. “I like the idea of visiting different metropolitan cities but then coming home to Maine to interpret and digest everything.” Inspired by the nautical …

Gifts for Dad

Eight prime picks for Father's Day

After all your dad’s done for you, Father’s Day is the day to say thanks. While no other dad is quite like yours, here are some suggestions from the Cool Hunting Gift Guide to draw upon as you let your old man know just what he means to you. Switch No project is too big or repair too complicated for Quirky’s ultra practical Switch pocket-knife …