Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Brick + Mortar

Exemplary gifts found in real-life stores

With just a few days left to prepare, shopping for presents online may no longer be an option. For those who need to make the dash to brick-and-mortar stores, we have selected a bunch of gifts that are available at retail outposts all over—from NYC to Nashville, Miami to Minneapolis, SF to Seattle. Chances are there are a couple of these retailers in or near your town. …

Celebrated Entertainment Company A24’s “Genre” Candles with Joya

Capturing cinematic scents in collaboration with the fragrance studio

Anyone with a whisper of an interest in cinema understands the importance of A24—a film distribution and production company that’s helped award-winners like Moonlight, Room, Ladybird and The Witch get seen. Each year, their roster conjures interest from niche film festivals all the way to wide releases. And rightfully so, as there’s a particular ethos they touch upon in every one of their diverse pictures. …

Trace New York’s Gender-Neutral Fragrances

Five hand-blended scents of the utmost quality

Trace New York‘s founder Tony Olsen spent years in the world of interior design. Hailing from San Francisco, he worked in the Bay Area until a move to NYC in 2001 and now, 17 years later, he is launching Trace—a fragrance brand at the intersection of his passions—to provide scents that claim no gender, much like the essential oils he once loved wearing. Olsen has hand-blended and …