Working on your laptop while it’s actually on your lap is just bad. These wooden lap desks from San Diego’s RLDH will solve your hot crotch issues and gives you a stable, ventilated workspace plus it features 2 pull-out panels you can use as a mousepad and coffee coaster or whatever. Available in Walnut or natural pine.
Despite all that technology has contributed to performance textiles, natural Merino wool remains one of the best insulators available. And that’s the main ingredient in this chill-killing 4-way stretch ninja suit from Airblaster and Poler Stuff. Airblaster is a snowboard outerwear brand that makes simple, functional cold weather gear and Poler is from Portland.
Breitling’s limited-edition Transocean Chronograph Edition was inspired by a 1956 model and reinterpreted into a new contemporary design. It features a two-tone dial with two counters, a date window at 6 o’clock, and a double caseback. It is available with a steel Air Racer bracelet or with a leather or crocodile strap. 2,000 pieces available.
This versatile light clamps on, stands on 2 legs as a lantern and works as a normal handheld flashlight. Powered by 3 AAA batteries, it offers 4 light modes emitting up to 125 lumens. It also has a pivoting light head and a built-in carabiner means you can clip it to your pack for easy access.
Escaping to a little cabin hideaway is an idea that seduced the modern man. Because as much as we love internet shopping and email alerts on our wristwatch, the modern world kinda sucks. This book doesn’t. It’s a colorful, 464-page celebration of the architecture and artistry of small, isolated, low-impact abodes, including creations by many eminent architects.
The Prizm lens is Oakley’s latest contribution to snow goggle science that offers an enhanced, super-high contrast view in even the flattest light conditions. Available in a variety of colors, this new technology is also offered for nearly every goggle frame in the Oakley snow sports lineup.
If by some odd twist of geographic bad luck you end up somewhere far from a quality coffee shop, this travel kit from San Francisco’s Blue Bottle coffee & Timbuk2 will keep you caffeinated. The kit includes a stainless steel grinder, dripper, filters, Falcon Enamelware tumblers, a sample bag of Three Africans drip blend and a pair of felt zarfs. If you need to, look up zarf, bro.
These high-quality classic tool sets from Moulin Roty are child-size and fully functional and could turn your kids into DIY adults. There are 2 sets. The Small set includes a ruler, saw, hammer, Philips & flat head screwdrivers, & a pencil. The Large set includes the same plus a gimlet, sanding block, plane, pliers, mallet, chisel, c-clamp, ruler, square ruler, and a spirit level. Both are stored in a beautiful wooden toolbox.
If you don’t currently carry a pocket-size notebook, you’ll be surprised how often you use it once you do. The Apprentice notebook is a good option: acid-free paper, pocket-sized, available with ruled, blank, and dot-grid pages. Sold in 3-packs.