Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Nesting

Products that encourage relaxation and replenishment for you and your home

Even for insatiable travelers, extroverts and social butterflies, quiet time at home remains sacred. Staying in needn’t be defeatist; it can be replenishing. Whether soaking in the tub, curling up under a blanket with a book or redecorating a corner of your home, the products in our Nesting Gift Guide encourage staying home and creating a special space that feels tranquil. We encourage readers to …

Houdini Sportswear’s Open-Source Textile Innovation Initiative, Project Mono Air

Replicable ways to improve sustainability and a high-performance fleece born from these principles

Stockholm-based sportswear company Houdini has long offered products that emphasize a more sustainable approach. In fact, all the fabrics used this season have been biodegradable, recycled, recyclable, renewable or Bluesign-certified and, in 2018, CEO Eva Karlsson received The Award for Sustainable Leadership, which is presented annually by NMC Nätverket för Hållbart Näringsliv. The brand has been lobbying for accountability since 2001, when Karlsson joined. Under …

Gift Guide: Home Decor From Black-Owned Brands

Small but mighty accents to enrich your space

While we’re all spending much more time at home, some of our focus has shifted toward making these places as comfortable and comforting as possible. Whether you’re aiming to create a cozy nest, a tranquil escape or a bright and energetic space, an entire overhaul isn’t practical for most people, but a few items here and there can help to transform your abode. The following …