For a bit of portable design, the dapper Dan need look no further than this handy holiday guide to all the sundries that keeps a classy chap on course.
This apron is so damn cute it just might convince us to start making brownies, or meatloaf, or scrambled eggs, or absolutely anything to give us an excuse to put it on and prance around the kitchen. We're just now being introduced to the wonder that is Zakka Nouveau but are beyond taken with the textiles on offer—coasters, tea towels, brilliant bento bags, and more—and would highly recommend a click through if you're still on the search for holiday gifties.
The sight of a fresh sheet of loose leaf paper is a simple pleasure that's tinged with a bit of nostalgia now; It's been a while since we bought a stack for back-to-school from Walgreens. E for Effort (design duo Beka Goedde and Rachel Ostrow) share our adoration, and have teamed up with New York design outpost Artware Editions to create this collection of wide-ruled apparel which includes kids, ladies, and mens t-shirts, and a cool canvas tote.
The Portland, Oregon, studio of plainMADE trades in hand-made goods that feel especially cozy. For a mere $65 this merino wool scarf can be yours. The red tips give it (and by extension, you) loads of character, especially when tossed over a muted blazer or winter coat.