Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Aperture Priority

Lenses, gadgets, books and more for photography lovers

Everyone is a photographer. With smartphones, we all possess digital photo rolls that run thousands of images deep. Thanks to social media, we can be quick to share, as well. Together, this means a slew of accessories that actually aid camera phone captures—some of which are quite good. That said, nothing makes a photo better than understanding what goes into a good frame. Fortunately, there’s …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Japanophile

From indigo apparel to well-designed homewares and celebrations of the country's culture

One of the world’s fastest growing tourist destinations, Japan‘s allure cannot be attributed to any specific sector. Be it cuisine or culture, design and architecture, cities of the future or quiet reprieves, the island nation offers unparalleled experiences. This is why we continue to return and explore. On the ground, we’ve seen this magnetism translate into the development of many globally acclaimed products, too. We …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Travel Bug

Products that benefit wellness, efficiency and sanity when on the road

The first of many COOL HUNTING Gift Guides we will release this holiday season is perhaps the closest to our hearts. We derive such joy from travel—be that exploring different towns, states, or countries. During each of our excursions, we encounter cultural sights and food scenes, treasures and traps, magical moments and mini catastrophes—and a trip to the unknown always extends beyond the time on the …