To quote Madonna (something I’m not particularly fond of), “We are living in a material world.” To help you figure out which of the millions of material goods swirling around us is worth spending your hard-earned cash on, we have put together The Want List, consisting of the items we really love this week.
Pryma Headphones are made by the same company that produces the McIntosh amplifiers so beloved by audiophiles. Combining luxurious aesthetics with high-quality audio, the headphones feature Italian leather straps, stainless steel buckles, and 40mm drivers that deliver a crisp sound.
STAR WARS DROID SALT & PEPPER SHAKERS
With the Christmas release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens there are going to be a ton of Force-related collaborations dropping. We’re fans of this clever salt and pepper shaker from Bluw. It’s much more fun to flavor your food by turning R2-D2 on his head. (You may not want to make droid noises while doing it though.)
POLAROID SNAP INSTANT DIGITAL CAMERA
As great as taking photos with your phone is, there is still something awesome about an actual IRL print. Polaroid’s new Snap camera combines the benefits of digital photography with the instant pictures the company has always been known for. The 10MP camera has a built-in ZINK printer that spits out 2" x 3" prints in just under a minute. The prints have an adhesive back, so you can also use them for stickers.
CATALYST WATERPROOF APPLE WATCH CASE
The Apple Watch does a lot of things. One thing it can’t do is get wet, which sucks if you want to use its activity tracker while swimming or surfing. Luckily, Catalyst developed a waterproof case that lets you use the Apple Watch in all conditions. Not only can it get wet, it meets military specifications for drops and works with the heart rate monitor, microphone, and speaker.
ETNIES x HOOK-UPS MARANA
With its Japanese anime-inspired designs, Hook-Ups was one of the coolest skate brands of the 1990s. Etnies tapped into that spirit with its recent Hook-Ups collaboration. The Marana sneaker features the Japanese katakana symbol on the side and the classic Dream Girl character on the insole.