A uniquely durable material we usually see in the form of FedEx mailer envelopes or as a weather barrier on houses, Tyvek™is an unlikely material for sneakers. But that didn’t stop Civic Duty founder, Steven Weinreb, who developed the material and the brand for a good cause. Offering 5 styles in pop colors, Civic Duty also creates a unique shoe each year, donating 100% of the profits to social charities.
So you weren’t a Boy Scout. Do one better. Use this traditional Adirondack firelighter to start your fireplace. The firestone soaks in a vessel of simple lamp oil. Just take it out, roll it in the ashes, light, and place it under the firewood. It will have your fire cracking in minutes flat. Instead of crumbling up newspaper and hunting around the house for stuff to burn, you can just kick back & get cozy.
Bringing nature indoors is a dominant design trend right now. The two guys behind Antler & Co. nailed it. Groovy, natural racks for your home made of real, cast-off American deer antlers. They anchor easily to your wall creating a place to hang your hat, jacket, even artwork. You should know male deer naturally shed their antlers every season, so there’s no harm in their charm.
The movies Easy Rider and The Last Picture Show were two seminal films in the emerging “New Hollywood” of the 1960s. These and five other acclaimed movies, featuring Dennis Hopper, Jack Nicholson, Peter Fonda and the like, are part of a new Criterion collection showcasing the work of BBS Productions. A group of counterculture kids who turned Hollywood on its head funded by the money they made off inventing the fake pop group, The Monkees. True story. All in Blu-Ray HD.
Using your iPhone’s built-in speakers, the Koostik acoustically amplifies the sound through this handsome hardwood dock, making your music louder & richer – as much as four-times louder! You’ve heard an acoustic guitar, right? Same principle here. Even better, each Koostik is handmade in a variety of fine woods.
You probably don’t remember the last time you did a sakebomb. Most people don’t. LA-based designer, Alexander Purcell, named & designed this sake set paying hommage to WWII sea mines. When not in use, the four shot glasses rest on the spines - take it out of the cabinet and at least a few people will duck & cover. And, if you’ve never had a sakebomb, just drop a shot of sake into a full glass of beer and chug. Just try not to explode.
Mixing power tools and wine could be dangerous, so promise to be very careful. The Bosch IXO is light, compact and with the release of this new corkscrew attachment, it’s no wonder it’s world’s best-selling power tool. Powered by a rechargeable, lithium-ion battery for long holiday nights. You’ll be shopping for a belt holster next.
Yogurt & granola versus applewood smoked bacon. Who do you think wins the breakfast battle? Yeah … the smell of bacon frying in the pan is enough to make even a militant vegan weak in the knees. It just smells so good. So make some space on your cholesterol counter, because getting gourmet bacon-of-the-month delivered to your door is going to make your morning sizzle.
If you haven’t felt the thrill of shoving your kid downhill on a sled you haven’t lived! Hey, the kids like it too & now you don’t even need snow. This sled slides on two ice blocks that you freeze in your home freezer & snap onto the bottom of the sled. If it snows where you live, no ice blocks are needed. Sturdy enough for dad-size riders, too.
Italians know their wine and their design. The two are stylishly paired in this space-saving and chic wall-mounted wine rack. Designed by Antonio Lages & Angela Ladeiro for Italian homegoods brand, Legonart, the rack is made of solid Ash wood and aluminum. Easy to mount and holds ten bottles.