Beard Oil

Gently scented conditioners to tame your facial mane

As the fashion of rugged refinement grips the menswear scene, grooming products have had to accommodate a curious new cosmetic—beard oil. Part cologne, part conditioner, the oil has become steadily more common as an alternative to cream-based beard conditioners. These lightly-scented oils add just the right amount of shine and musky fragrance to manly mugs. Dude No. 1 Dude No. 1 ($65) by MCMC Fragrances …

Aesop Nolita

From newsprint walls to a city-based campaign, Aesop's holistic design in their new NYC store

Since its inception in 1987, Australian skincare line Aesop has gone to great lengths to ensure quality. Everything from manufacturing to distribution, including of course their all-natural, socially-conscious products, is the result of a thoughtful, detail-oriented approach. When it comes to opening retail locations, the brand focuses on meshing seamlessly into its surroundings, drawing on elements from the locale to incorporate them into the space. …

Klhip

Ergonomic, luxury nail trimmer promises the smoothest cut

One of the the most satisfying interactions with a tool is when designers reinvent something you use all the time but don’t think too much about. The Klhip nail trimmer is a shining example of such an innovation, transforming a mundane concept by applying design principles to make it more useful. The Klhip uses a reversed lever to give the user greater control when clipping …