Icon 1000’s Slingbag combines the benefits of a backpack and a messenger bag. It has only one strap, so it’s easy to swing the bag to the front and get to your stuff. But its strap and Fidlock closure also ensure a snug and secure fit. It also comes with a tool roll.
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The folks at Retrograde Supply Co. offer up a variety of snarky embroidered patches perfect for expressing feelings of disdain, ennui, and general dissatisfaction. Each patch has an iron-on backing, though if you’re not too over it, you should get out a needle and thread.
You haven’t truly experienced pet ownership until your furry friend turns around and winks at you with their third eye. These irreverent cat butt and dog butt coloring books are filled with charming tail-end images for you to embellish. Corgi butts win the cute contest.
Craighill’s small, but substantial puzzle is made from four identical pieces of brass and four identical pieces of stainless steel, each precisely machined for an exacting fit. Once assembled, the finished piece is a beautiful, sculptural object to display on your desktop.
Field Notes latest Quarterly Edition is series of beautiful fall-themed memo books, each with an embossed and debossed image of a leaf on its cover. The three-pack of 48-page notebooks includes North American sugar maple, American elm, and scarlet oak designs. Annual subscribers get a special-edition fall leaf bandana.
We’re gonna need a bigger cup. Somehow a great white shark has made its way into your kitchen, and is swimming around in your tea. Fortunately, that’s not blood in the water, but just the red from a fragrant hibiscus and rosehip tea blend. Still, sip at your own risk. Sold in sets of three. Also available from CD Japan.
The perfect gift book for adventure and travel junkies, Scott McNeely & Arthur Mount’s book is packed with dozens of ideas for unique experiences and destinations, from driving to the bottom of the Earth, to running a marathon against horses, to tomato fights in Brazil.
TEC Accessories‘ watertight aluminum storage capsule isn’t quite TSA-friendly, but as long as nobody thinks it’s an actual stick of TNT, we think it’s dynamite, since it looks cool and holds more than most. Optional bottom caps include a compass, glow light, a tripod thread, and a glass breaker.
Is it time to give your grooming routine a makeover? Leovard’s four-piece shave kit is as handsome as they come. Minimalistic in design and made in America, the set is crafted from surgical steel, acrylic, and zinc oxide alloy. Available for fusion or safety razors, the gift box holds a razor handle, brush, bowl and stand.
Featuring a design by Wood Wood, this minimal stainless steel Timex watch features an all-black color scheme with a hidden surprise. When you press its crown to illuminate its Indiglo backlight, it reminds you to get out and explore the world with the simple, but effective message “GET LOST.”
This premium set of Japanese kitchen knives is ready to slice and dice with absolute precision. Each features a hardened, carbon-rich stainless steel blade, and a triple-riveted handle. Includes an 8.5″ slicing knife, a 7″ vegetable knife, and a 5″ utility knife, packed in a wooden box with a whetstone for sharpening.
Whiskey River Soap Co. makes these hilarious candles with an attitude. They offer up custom blended aromas for all kinds of people and occasions, from unnecessary workplace meetings, to salty servers, to guys with dad bods. They also make a hipster soap that smells like coffee, bacon, and craft beer.
This very special Timex wristwatch features a precise Swiss movement set into a drop-forged 41mm stainless steel case with satin finish details and gold-plated crown details. On back is a stamped brass coin design, and up front is a durable Gorilla Glass 3 crystal to protect its dial. Packaged in a solid cherry gift box with brass hinges.
Think you know all the good swear words? This deck of cards features 100 words to help you keep up with the locals around the globe. Each card includes the English pronunciation of a nasty word or phrase, its translation, and a rating indicating just how rude it is if you say it.
If you ski or snowboard, there’s a good chance you’ve seen the work of artist James Niehues. You just didn’t know it. You see, James hand painted many of the maps we use to navigate the trails. Now you can own a collection of 200 of his intricate works in this beautiful coffee table book, a great gift for any winter sports fanatic.
Despite his scowl, the Dark Knight looks more adorable than ever as Tribe’s officially-licensed Batman Bluetooth speaker. The sonic superhero measures about 4″ tall, so it’s not gonna crank out huge volume, but Bats is small enough to tote in your backpack or bag every day.
“Behind the stick“ is an old-timey phrase used to refer to the person serving up cocktails at a bar. This set of seven tools helps you outfit your own bar. It includes two Boston-style shaker tins, a twisted bar spoon, a Hawthorne strainer, a citrus strainer, a Japanese style jigger, and a muddler. Save 19% in The Awesomer Shop.
Official baseball merch rarely gets off the bench, but the limited-edition Los Angeles Dodgers game-used watch from Tokens & Icons sports a leather face made from a baseball used in a MLB season game. Each face has red stitching, scuffs from field action, and an authenticity number linked to the ball’s game history. Also at Sundance.
Spalding’s mashup of globe and basketball is perfect for your next game of Around the World. It’s an official, regulation-sized rubber ball, and would look great sitting in your living room on a globe stand when not in use. Exclusively available from Urban Outfitters.