TOLA Sweater

Hand-knitted with an alpaca and merino blended yarn that’s contrasted with lilac mohair, the fluffy TOLA sweater from London-based Peju Obasa is as warm and cozy as it is elegant. Thoughtful touches—like ties on each of the sleeves and a bateau neckline—lend this one-size, made-to-order sweater a richness in texture and shape. Price is in Pounds.

Serpent Bottle Opener

KARA, in collaboration with design duo Chen Chen & Kai Williams, has made a silver serpentine keychain that’s as elegant and attention-grabbing as it is good at popping bottles. Made from stainless steel, it’s durable and portable—measuring just over three inches long.

Olivia Wendel’s Handpainted Scarves

Why the Brooklyn-based artist finds wool and silk to be the fitting canvas for her work

The last time we wrote about Olivia Wendel, it was back in 2014—her stained silk tapestries were a notable highlight in that year’s annual RISD graduate thesis exhibit. Armed with an MFA in textile design, the now-Brooklyn-based painter has since developed a synergetic relationship with the rippling canvases of wool and silk, resulting in her debut collection of six scarves this year. A brief look …