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QUIN Candy + Union Wine in a Can Lollipops: Artisan treats from Oregeon, crafted from Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris

QUIN Candy + Union Wine in a Can Lollipops

As we approach Valentine’s Day—a holiday that sees a surge in wine and candy consumption—two of our favorite Portland food and drink brands have united to produce none other than wine lollipops. Union Wines, which last grabbed our attention with……

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Uganda’s Rose & Fitzgerald Design Studio: Home goods and jewelry crafted from native materials by local artisans

Uganda's Rose & Fitzgerald Design Studio

We were first introduced to Uganda-based houseware and jewelry design team Rose & Fitzgerald through their collaborative project with socially conscious design house The Citizenry. Delving deeper into their work, we discovered an array of beautiful……

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Tailfeather Leather Goods: Classic silhouettes drawing inspiration from the Australian bush, crafted by hand with premium materials

Tailfeather Leather Goods

Drawing inspiration from Australia’s storied landscape, Tailfeather was founded in 2010 by a husband and wife team with the simple goal of creating timeless, well-crafted leather goods. With their recent workshop move from Tallarook to the Bellarine……

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MYR Studio’s “Rain Series” Accessories: Crafted from Tärnsjö skins, Johanna Landis’ handbags are at the forefront of contemporary Swedish leather goods

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Most people would rather stay inside on a gloomy gray day; Swedish designer Johanna Landin, on the other hand, found her brilliant idea in the middle of a drizzle. Observing the patterns that rain makes as it falls on concrete, Landin discovered……

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Hillflint’s Vintage-Styled Collegiate Sweaters: A classic, cozy look crafted from top quality Merino wool

Hillflint's Vintage-Styled Collegiate Sweaters

Inspired by a fellow Dartmouth alum’s simple green wool sweater—branded only with a year of graduation (1968) and seen in perfect condition in 2012—then-students Woody Hines and John Shi founded Hillflint with a view in mind to make long-lasting……

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Knight Mills + Goodhood Limited Edition Floor Runner: Sourced and crafted in Santa Fe, each rug takes over 25 hours to weave on America’s only Jacquard loom

Knight Mills + Goodhood Limited Edition Floor Runner

In 2007, Goodhood opened its doors on a back street in Shoreditch, promising Londoners a curious collection of clothing and home goods. Last September, founders Jo Sindle and Kyle Stewart expanded their inventory and moved shop a block away to a……

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Chicago’s Glass House Shirtmakers: Top quality shirting crafted stateside from sustainable materials

Chicago's Glass House Shirtmakers


As recently discussed, the role of the collared shirt within a wardrobe changes considerably with each generation. While they still carry a dressier cache and remain an essential component for most suits, collared shirts are also…

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Levi’s Made & Crafted + Wilder Quarterly : The iconic denim label’s sub-brand teams up with the print mag for an intimate lookbook-meets-travel-guide for Fall 2014

Levi's Made & Crafted + Wilder Quarterly


Few brands can hold a candle to Levi’s when it comes to legacy. Founded in San Francisco in 1853—just three years after California was granted statehood—the go-to label turned denim from workwear into the essential fabric it is today and has come…

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Saigon Socialite Shoes: Elaborately crafted soles reincarnating Vietnam’s artisanal villages through the ancient art of pagoda-carving

Saigon Socialite Shoes


by Natasha Tauber The elaborately carved soles of Saigon Socialite are the brainchild of LanVy Nguyen, born in Vietnam and raised in California. A corporate finance veteran, in 2007 Nguyen embarked on what she calls the…

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EAST Surf Co. Wax Tool: A functional and elegant surf accessory cut and crafted from American Walnut

EAST Surf Co. Wax Tool


Any surfer worth their salt knows the importance of a proper layer of wax on their deck. After a few sessions, the sticky bumps that once held your traction through turns soon feel slick like a freshly…

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