Amsterdam-based, Japanese-inspired Kiyoko

A new lifestyle line with just two products thus far: lip balm and a sweater

With their debut product being a quality, 100% natural lip balm (“that softens your lips on a sunny morning after a swim in the lake,” the minimalist packaging reads), many (incorrectly) considered the mysterious brand Kiyoko to be a new skincare line. Founded in Amsterdam by two friends Evelien Emondts and Merel Groenenboom, Kiyoko is actually a lifestyle brand prioritizing good quality and design. The …

Hillflint’s Vintage-Styled Collegiate Sweaters

A classic, cozy look crafted from top quality Merino wool

Inspired by a fellow Dartmouth alum’s simple green wool sweater—branded only with a year of graduation (1968) and seen in perfect condition in 2012—then-students Woody Hines and John Shi founded Hillflint with a view in mind to make long-lasting, well-fitted knitwear. With a clean, understated aesthetic that’s bolstered by top quality materials and an eye for craftsmanship, Hillflint offers a range of sweaters and accessories, …

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 …