Custom Portrait

Brooklyn-based ceramicist Eleni Kontos crafts custom clay portraits in fun, off-kilter, cartoon styles. Each sculpture features a small hollow body (measuring around four to five inches in height), a detachable topper head and marbled colors the artist dyes herself. Altogether, it’s an endearing, personal gift for a loved one.

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: The Great Outdoors

Equipment and apparel for all your outside adventures

Over the past couple years, we have spent more and more time at our desks, on our phones and indoors in general. But the importance of getting outside cannot be understated—for the body and the mind. Whether your idea of an outdoor sport is walking to the park on a cold morning, cycling to the beach or camping for days in the wilderness, there’s plenty …

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 …