N°6 Scented Pencils

Inspired by Swiss fragrance and candlemaker Mizensir’s “Bois du Tibet” aroma, Caran D’Ache’s N°6 Scented Pencils offer elegant patchouli, incense and tonka bean notes. The carefully selected, high-quality wood is both FSC- and OLB-certified. Even the pencil lead has been manufactured from 100% natural products. This isn’t an average pencil set, but then again nothing from this Swiss brand is average.

12-Piece Pencil Kit

Made in the USA, this 12-piece charcoal pencil set includes everything you need to start sketching—all you need is the paper. The kit has black and white charcoal pencils, sticks, a sketch pencil, plus an eraser and sharpener. Whether gifting to a child or adult, this present encourages creativity—and we could all use a little more of that.

MoMA, Karl Lagerfeld and the $3,000 Pencils

The Karlbox is a black lacquered cabinet with 350 items for all your creative endeavors inside—pencils, markers, charcoals and watercolor brushes. A collaboration between MoMA and Karl Lagerfeld (the 83-year-old creative director and fashion legend), the limited edition box set is made by German heritage brand Faber-Castell and already has a waitlist. While that might not seem too surprising to hear, it carries a little …