Nido: Handmade Knitwear from Argentina

Artisanal classics with a dash of imperfection, made from the highest quality sheep, goat and llama wool

Knitwear, at the moment, has never been more interesting—in the last month alone, we’ve covered everything from psychedelic beach-inspired couture to soft iridescent blankets to a new dedicated biannual magazine. And in the world of hand-knitted wool apparel, Argentinian label Nido sticks out from the bunch with its contemporary-meets-classic aesthetic. Julieta Racket, a Buenos Aires-native and graphic designer, started Nido (or “nest” in Spanish) in …

Doisy & Dam Chocolate

Handmade in the UK with the world's best (and healthiest) natural ingredients

It doesn’t take much to convince us to eat more chocolate, but London’s Doisy & Dam have taken the already heart-healthy treat and chocked it full of some of the most powerful superfoods on the planet. Starting out with a 74% organic dark chocolate bar, the team at Doisy & Dam sought to make the bars both as healthy and tasty as possible—something of a …

Cacao Fruit-Based Solbeso

The first 80-proof spirit born from the tree best known as the source of chocolate

Whiskey hails from grain, agave provides the source for tequila and vodka can be derived from wheat or potatoes. But with Solbeso, an entirely new and (as yet) unnamed category of distilled spirits has emerged. Carefully selected, fresh cacao fruit—sustainably sourced from family farms in Ecuador and Peru—yields the drink, which becomes high-proof alcohol after fermentation and craft-distillation in South America. This full-bodied white spirit …