Global Treats at Snuk Foods

The new online bazaar offering 2,000+ high-quality, responsibly sourced treats

Not all of us are fortunate enough to have a Polish or Indian grocery (or even a Whole Foods) within subway or driving distance. Newly launched Snuk Foods is making it easier to order 2,000+ high-quality, responsibly sourced global treats and necessary ingredients. Consider it a version of Eataly or Mouth Foods, but representation goes beyond a single country. Snuk has products from the Mediterranean …

Jamie Leilani Pelayo’s Stories + Objects

A destination for truly unique luxury items and the tales of their artisanal origin

As the worlds of lifestyle editorial and online retail grow closer and closer, consumers have come to expect a good story with their purchase. Marketing speak and focus group-approved narratives are so prevalent that authenticity is frequently buried—or non-existent. Antithetical to this, Jamie Leilani Pelayo understands the value of truth, a compelling story and wanderlust. In living for these components, Pelayo has built Stories + …

Mister Green Life Store

Creative entrepreneur Ariel Stark-Benz is making marijuana great again with “a friendly shop for high minded people”

Ariel Stark-Benz had his first hit of weed at age nine, when an older neighbor in his hometown of Portland pulled out his parents’ stash and they gave it a whirl the way many kids smoke their first time: DIY via good old aluminum. It’s safe to say he’s no longer poking holes in soda cans to get high anymore, but the hardworking, creative entrepreneur …

ÉCOLE Schools Men on Style

The new e-retailer makes fashion easy with mix-and-match essentials and foolproof classics

While style comes naturally to some, very few would turn down the help of a professional stylist—even if just to lock down a cohesive everyday look. Menswear e-retailer ÉCOLE wants to make that stylist experience accessible to all by creating an immersive, yet easily-navigable shopping experience that helps men create a tailored wardrobe full of dependable basics and essential classics—all without having to step outside. …

Brad and Jenna Holdgrafer’s Yes Shop

The e-commerce site that encourages shoppers to buy less, but buy better

by Kohl Crecelius “Yes” has been a mantra for Brad and Jenna Holdgrafer—the husband and wife duo who have founded an online shop bearing the affirmative phrase. They adhere to a lifestyle that says “yes” to what life throws at them, and have carefully considered their possessions in a manner that supports what “yes” brings: the unknown. From living on a boat to moving up …