Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag

From Australian brand Perks and Mini’s spring/summer 2022 collection, each Upcycled Dragon Egg Tote Bag is individually crafted in Melbourne from nylon ripstop fabric that features a digital print. The design is a tweaked take on a bag from the PAM archive—which dates back to 2000, when Misha Hollenbach and Shauna Toohey founded the now-cult brand. The elasticated “corn” gathering creates a ruched effect, and …

Wibbly Wobbly Rope Tote

Founded by Irish textile designer Hannah Whelan, Brooklyn-based MÁLA focuses on playful but long-lasting bags. Every item is designed, hand-stitched and shipped by Whelan—and the Wibbly Wobbly Rope Tote is no exception. This twist on the classic tote bag is named after the Irish treat (an ice cream filled with banana, strawberry and lemon jelly) from the ’70s, and comes in various colorways. Our favorite …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Gifts That Give Back

As holiday shopping reaches a fever pitch, these are presents that come with positive repercussions

In December, our collective consumerism can reach a fever pitch and prompt some very real self-reflection regarding our approach to the festive season. With this in mind, we encourage readers to donate time or money—if possible—to local mutual aid initiatives or larger organizations like The Loveland Foundation, The Trevor Project, Last Prisoner Project, Everytown, Kiva, RAICES, Know Your Rights and the ACLU. Sometimes, though, you …