This year’s gift guide is all about solid construction, good design and just the right amount of flair, from a kettle bell with attitude to bourbon-barrel sunglasses to a Bluetooth speaker with timeless good looks
This year’s gift guide is all about solid construction, good design and just the right amount of flair, from a kettle bell with attitude to bourbon-barrel sunglasses to a Bluetooth speaker with timeless good looks.
GORILLA PRIMAL KETTLE BELL $170, onnit.com
Onnit’s burly Gorilla Primal kettle bell is made of hand-sculpted iron to resist chips and rust. The enlarged handle offers a better grip, and the broad base helps with stability -during floor exercises.
AETHER’S FUSION JACKET $675, aetherapparel.com
Call technical-apparel specialist Aether’s Fusion snow shell a smart jacket. The vents can be adjusted for heat retention depending on the weather, and the ergonomic fit allows an extended range of -motion. Plus the hood can fit over a helmet-—snowboarding, bike or other.
MAKER’S MARK X -WOODZEE SUNGLASSES $150, woodzee.com
These Maker’s Mark X -Woodzee sunglasses are made from hand-charred wood recycled from used whiskey barrels and kitted out with black -poly-carbonate lenses.
SEMPLI GLASS-WARE’S $100, sempli.com
Sempli glass-ware’s Monti -collection includes this set of four lead-free crystal beer–tasting glasses specifically -designed for IPAs, pilsners, pints and 12- ounce bottles.
DAVID YURMAN’S PETRVS SIGNET RING $6,400, davidyurman.com
If you’re going to rock a pinkie ring, let it be this one. David Yurman’s Petrvs signet ring in regal 22-carat yellow gold is set with a carnelian carved in a scarab motif inspired by ancient coins.
MT21 MULTITOOL $70, mrporter.com
The MT21 multitool from classic cycle brand Brooks England includes a variety of steel wrenches, three screwdrivers, a handy bottle opener and a knife, and comes complete with a leather case.
BISON + MAX SPRECHER STRAIGHT RAZOR $895, bisonmade.com
Bison Made and Max Sprecher Customs joined forces to create the Bison + Max Sprecher straight razor with a -precision-machined carbon-steel blade and carbon-fiber handle, housed in a sleek leather sheath.
JOHN VARVATOS ARTISAN-COLLECTION SCARF $228, johnvarvatos.com
Luxe lightweight Italian wool in a spray-painted duotone translates to rugged good looks in this John Varvatos artisan-collection scarf.
SHINOLA’S PREMIUM LEATHER FOOTBALL $150, shinola.com
Detroit-based Shinola’s premium leather football, in merlot and navy with rawhide lacing, is individually hand-cut and sewn in the USA.
LEOPOLD JIGGER $25, cocktailkingdom.com
This Leopold copper-plated stainless steel spirits jigger is inspired by vintage 1930s barware from the golden age of American cocktail culture.
OLD LIMESTONE’S IRON-FREE MIXING WATER $10, oldlimestone.com
Old Limestone’s iron-free mixing water, from the same Kentucky aquifer favored by distillers, is the splash of choice for those who savor premium bourbon.
MAISON MARGIELA’S FUTURE SNEAKERS $1,155, barneys.com
The high-top can’t go any higher than Maison Margiela’s Future sneakers. Made of metallic gold leather stamped in a coin-dot pattern, they’re beefed up with a padded ankle strap.
MICHAEL KORS DYLAN BLACK-TONE AND SILICONE WATCH $350, michaelkors.com
Michael Kors goes typically bold with this oversize stainless steel chronograph with a carbon-fiber finish and a bright red silicone wristband.
VIFA’S COPENHAGEN SPEAKER $700, www.vifa.dk
Vifa’s Copenhagen wireless die-cast aluminum speaker supports Bluetooth, Apple AirPlay and Wi-Fi Direct, all in minimalist Danish style.