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MUJI Touchscreen Gloves

I’m a bit late in the game in posting these, as you’ve most likely seen them before, but it is MUJI and they are touchscreen gloves, so it’s better late than never. Plus, no doubt you’re in danger of a cold snap soon enough… so, protect your little fingers while you use your touchscreen device with these gloves (they have conductive material in the thumb and forefinger).

Purchase Information:

Price: $24.95
Available from: MUJI

Levi’s 511 Commuter Jeans

I’m currently writing this with a hole in the crotch of my pants. I have three other pairs of pants suffering from the same condition, all from the result of riding my bicycle. Levi’s thinks they could help me with this. Recently launched is their Commuter series, a line of jeans with specific features for urban bicycle riders. Based on the 511 skinny fit jeans, they feature enhancements such as stretch fabric, a water-repellent & anti-odor finish, a built-in U-lock holster, a raised back to help with unwanted skin exposure in the riding position, a reinforced crotch gusset (yeah!),  and 3M reflectors for better night-time visibility.

Purchase Information:

Price: $$78.00
Availability: Buy Levi’s 511 Commuter Jeans here

Source: Springwise

Geo/Metric Scarves and Pillows

Pattern! Geometrics! These cotton voile hand screened scarves by Thomaspaul are quite lovely, and available in four different colors (all shown below). Plus, if you wish to accessorize your home with the same geometric patterns, there’s also pillows. Happy days, yes?

Purchase Information:

Price: $60.00 - 74.00
Available from: 2Modern

LINK x Hennie Haworth

Remember the LINK Furoshiki, the Japanese wrapping cloth that can also be a wall hanging, a scarf, etc.? Well, 100% of sales of that and the LINK x Hennie Haworth will go to Japanese Disaster Relief until the end of March.


Purchase Information:

Price: $50.00
Availability: Buy LINK x Hennie Haworth here

Infinity MPG Pullover and T-Shirt

I’m an all season bicyclist but I’m certainly looking forward to sunny rides soon, and seeing this new graphic from Threadless put a smile on my face. The original Infinity MPG t-shirt is green with white graphics, but a new updated version is available with bright reflective ink, turning bright white in the headlights of cars. Check out this video to see it in action. I wouldn’t trust it as the only means of night time visibility, but it certainly adds a cool style statement.


Purchase Information:

Price: $49.00
Available from: Threadless

Japanese Gardening Boots

Imagine if your wellies could fold up for storage, how much space would that save in your hall closet? A normal knee-high pair of boots takes up, what, at least 1-1.5 cubic feet of space? Flexible rubber enables these boots to be rolled up for storage, meaning more glorious room for other hall closet miscellany.


Purchase Information:

Price: £103.00
Available from: SCP

Merit Badges from Disorderly Goods

You’re never too old to give or receive a merit badge from Disorderly Goods. Have a think about if any of your friends or family (or even yourself) might deserve a little bit of recognition for any outstanding behavior and then choose the appropriate badge for commemoration. Or, go all-out and get the 16 pack for $92.50.

Purchase Information:

Price: $6.00
Available from: Disorderly Goods

Source: @supermarket

LINK Furoshiki

Furoshiki, which you might be familiar with, are a type of traditional Japanese wrapping cloths that can be used for all sorts of things. This particular print seems particularly eye catching with its graphic red/white design, and while you could use it for wrapping a gift (or a wall hanging, or as a scarf, etc.) it seems like it would be a great gift all on its own.

Also, I found this site called which seem to specialize in the subject… the Animals White ($34) is a nice one, also Palace ($42).

Purchase Information:

Price: $70.00
Available from: PLASTICA

Etre Touchy Gloves

From our archives (originally published January 11, 2010), for your gift list consideration…

Check out these missing thumb-and-index-finger-only gloves. Just the thing to keep most of your digits cozy while operating your phone and/or gadgets in the cold weather.

Available in Charcoal with turquoise trim (shown), Grey with rose trim, Black with charcoal trim, or Chocolate with mint stripes.
about $31.94 USD, ships worldwide.

Purchase Information:

Price: £19.99
Availability: Buy Etre Touchy Gloves here

Julian Scarf by Wintercheck

From our archives (originally published October 26, 2009), for your gift list consideration… to see more, visit our Gift Guide.

Just how smart is this scarf? Instead of cramming your keys, phone, cash, etc. into your pockets this winter, you can get this scarf and have your valuables safe and close at hand. No more worrying about those precious items falling into the hands of pickpockets or out of your jacket when you put it on or take it off.

– lightweight 100% rodeo cotton flannel outershell
– water resistant 100% nylon ripstop pockets
– subtle and vivid pocket options for each pattern


Purchase Information:

Price: $32.00
Availability: Buy Julian Scarf by Wintercheck here

“The Best”

From our archives (originally published January 21, 2009), for your gift list consideration… to see more, visit our Gift Guide.

This is such a cute idea, for real. Borrow someone’s sweater/jacket/whatever and sew in this little label, then return and know they’ll be surprised and delighted whenever they discover it. “Sneaky” art project by Tamara Shopsin.

Card measures 6″ x 4.5″ and label is approx.
1.5″ x .3″. Thread color may vary.
$16.00, Buy it here.


Purchase Information:

Price: $16.00
Availability: Buy “The Best” here


Right Wrong Gloves

More cuteness from Donna Wilson… no confusion as to which goes on what hand with these 100% knitted lambswool gloves. Available in Camel, Coral, Green or Grey.


Purchase Information:

Price: $58.00
Available from: The Future Perfect

Rain Level Boots

These rubber boots are printed with playful “rain level” gauge graphics, perfect for galoshing around the city on rainy days and finding the largest puddle to jump in. Or, for just looking really cool and turning a few heads. Designed by Stefano Priovano and manufactured in Italy.

Purchase Information:

Price: €69.00
Availability: Buy Rain Level Boots here

Source: Baekdal

Art History Silk Scarf

Remember the Art History Print by Vuk Vidor? If you couldn’t quite afford that piece, opt for spending some dough on this very wearable scarf. Gift idea, anyone?

Purchase Information:

Price: $95.00
Available from: Third Drawer Down

Polaroid Scarves

Alright, this is quite expensive for a scarf but I gotta say, it looks seriously awesome. They’re made in 100% silk and come in seven different style prints, with this lush foresty scene being my favorite.

Purchase Information:

Price: $449.00
Availability: Buy Polaroid Scarves here