QWSTION’s Bags for the Urban Traveler

Refined unisex backpacks and weekenders designed for versatility and durability

Founded in 2008 in Zurich, QWSTION was the brainchild of five guys with varied international backgrounds—Swiss, Dutch, Austrian, American and French—which explained why they were traveling so much. “The reason for starting the company was the fact that we could not find a suitable bag for ourselves,” co-founder Hannes Schönegger tells CH. “We either had nice looking bags, but no functionality for people who travel …

Minimal Lingerie Without the Lace or Frills

Simple, elegant intimates and undergarments to wear under scratchy sweaters this season

While lower temperatures in the north means piling on scratchy wool sweaters, the lingerie underneath doesn’t need to be the same. Thankfully, there are more comfortable, minimalist alternatives to the mass-produced sea of frills, bows and neon colors than ever before—high-quality materials have never looked so sexy. Below are some brands that have caught our eye with their unusual designs and accompanying stories. Velvette Founded …

Ethically Made Organic Cotton Sheets from Boll & Branch

Luxury linens that are as good for your peace of mind as they are for sleeping on

Seeing as how humans spend up to one-third of their entire lives sleeping, investing more time and thought into making your bed a comfy palace is a logical effort. The easiest place you can start is with sheets—though much of the selection currently available is typically pretty stale, littered with misleading Egyptian cotton thread counts or names of fashion designers now dabbling in homewares. These …