Summer Gift Guide: Swimwear + Snacks

Boardshorts, bikinis, sweet treats and zesty nibbles for the perfect beach day

There are several essentials for any beach or pool day: sunglasses, sunscreen, towel, good book, swimsuit and snacks. While a few of those rarely require a second thought, one duo in particular warrants frequent refreshing: the water-ready garments you wear and the hunger-satisfying treats you bring along. From bikinis to boardshorts, beverages, chips, chocolate, matcha and more, we have your afternoon in the sunshine covered—just …

Panatea Instant Matcha

Single-serving packets of "calm energy" that magically dissolve with a mere turn of the spoon

Anyone who has made their own Matcha knows the ritual of its preparation is partially about ceremony, but largely about achieving the optimal consistency. Whisking the bright green powder in to a bowl of water helps break up the clumps often found in even the highest grades of tea. One would never just mix it with a spoon as the result would be a gnarly …

House of Matcha

Ceremonial-grade Japanese green tea at its freshest, brought from Kyoto in air-sealed cans

Stephen Cheuk, the designer-turned-trainer and founder of intimate NYC gym S10 Training has another obsession alongside helping clients reach sub-10% body fat (without the use of cardio machines). It’s high-quality, ceremonial-grade matcha. Well aware of the finely ground green tea’s health benefits, Cheuk is a longtime enthusiast who remembers how hard it was to buy in NYC years ago—so he would have friends in Japan …