Made in Spain, Qüero Shoes Land in NYC

Customize Chelsea boots, monk-strap shoes and more, most at $200 or less, online or in-person at their pop-up

Customized products do not have to equate with heart attack-inducing prices anymore. In the world of shoes, companies like Atlanta-based start-up Cobbler Union and Quoddy (who hand-sew moccasins and loafers in Maine) are making bespoke available for more people, with streamlined online ordering and prices hovering around $400. Brand-spanking-newcomer Qüero Shoes is bravely offering custom shoes, made in Spain using Italian and French leathers, at …

Teruel Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Fresh, high-quality olive oil from Spain with transparent production methods

There’s tremendous variation in olive oil flavor profiles—impacted by the olive varietal used, the ensuing process of extraction, and the time from harvest to press. Many high-end olive oils utilize Empeltre Olives (which also make for great table treats), grown in various regions in Spain. These are the olives utilized by Teruel Foods, a family-owned business in the UK that partners with co-op farmers in …

Oliver & Co. Candles

The Madrid-based, self-taught perfumer brings his complex, untraditional fragrances to the US this season

Escape the banal blast of cinnamon, nutmeg and pine that infiltrates homes and stores this time of year. Madrid-based, self-taught perfumer Oliver Valverde, who founded Oliver & Co. in 2009, has finally brought his fragrances and candles to the US—and they’re anything but traditional. As someone who studied electronic music, Valverde’s outsider approach doesn’t follow the typical practices (or gimmicks) used by the commercial perfume …