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  • 01
    Fool thieves and fathers into thinking an iPad (or Kindle, iPhone, or even Nook) is really an old leather bound book, by dressing it up in one of these handmade artisan cases that feature a super-light, sound-reflecting Baltic birch frame, red removal bookmark/interior paper, and either a Moleskin wrap-around strap or a clasp closure that converts it into a viewing stand -- also what Joy Behar takes when debating Elisabeth Hasselbeck about whether bras are uncomfortable to sleep in.
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      Fool thieves and fathers into thinking an iPad (or Kindle, iPhone, or even Nook) is really an old leather bound book, by dressing it up in one of these handmade artisan cases that feature a super-light, sound-reflecting Baltic birch frame, red removal bookmark/interior paper, and either a Moleskin wrap-around strap or a clasp closure that converts it into a viewing stand -- also what Joy Behar takes when debating Elisabeth Hasselbeck about whether bras are uncomfortable to sleep in.
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  • 02
    For the dude who has everything but hallucinatory booze, snag this 18" tall absinthe fountain featuring dual spouts, and made from glass that's been hand-blown... well, which one is it?
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      For the dude who has everything but hallucinatory booze, snag this 18" tall absinthe fountain featuring dual spouts, and made from glass that's been hand-blown... well, which one is it?
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  • 03
    PGS's got manly throwback grooming products, including a whiskey-scented shave soap, a sea mineral-spiked aftershave that smells like tobacco, and a handmade badger bristle brush with faux ivory handle, which can't be that good, since Chris plays football.
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      PGS's got manly throwback grooming products, including a whiskey-scented shave soap, a sea mineral-spiked aftershave that smells like tobacco, and a handmade badger bristle brush with faux ivory handle, which can't be that good, since Chris plays football.
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  • 04
    These rugged, handcrafted-in-Illinois buckles range from a silver trout backed by hammered steel "water", to a copper-and-steel '32 Ford three-window coupe, to an intricate Fleur de Lis, appropriate, as anyone who would suffer taking off your pants is truly a Saint.
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      These rugged, handcrafted-in-Illinois buckles range from a silver trout backed by hammered steel "water", to a copper-and-steel '32 Ford three-window coupe, to an intricate Fleur de Lis, appropriate, as anyone who would suffer taking off your pants is truly a Saint.
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  • 05
    For the guy who's serious about his cornhole, this suburban outfitter offers advanced "Slick 'n Stick" bags (one side sticks for block shots, the other slides with ease), customizable boxes (white or raw wood base) with built-in drink holders, and a taller/flatter playing field they call The Bomb Droppin' Air Mail Box, though when it comes to dropping bombs in air mail boxes, brown doesn't do anything for you.
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      For the guy who's serious about his cornhole, this suburban outfitter offers advanced "Slick 'n Stick" bags (one side sticks for block shots, the other slides with ease), customizable boxes (white or raw wood base) with built-in drink holders, and a taller/flatter playing field they call The Bomb Droppin' Air Mail Box, though when it comes to dropping bombs in air mail boxes, brown doesn't do anything for you.
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  • 06
    Class up anyone's correspondence with Chi-centric cards touting everything from area codes (312 and 773 ... forget the burbs), to public transitness like Red Line stops/an image of the #22 Clark bus, to assorted neighborhoods with accompanying tag lines, e.g., "Wrigleyville: Cans, Fans, Stands", though miraculously only two of these are ever left empty.
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      Class up anyone's correspondence with Chi-centric cards touting everything from area codes (312 and 773 ... forget the burbs), to public transitness like Red Line stops/an image of the #22 Clark bus, to assorted neighborhoods with accompanying tag lines, e.g., "Wrigleyville: Cans, Fans, Stands", though miraculously only two of these are ever left empty.
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  • 07
    This tasteful compilation of artistic black and white anonymous boobage is donating proceeds toward the purchase of mammography machines for clinics in need, and comes complete with a foreword from Chicago native Jenny McCarthy, a logical spokesperson considering her own breasts are the only reason she was Singled Out.
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      This tasteful compilation of artistic black and white anonymous boobage is donating proceeds toward the purchase of mammography machines for clinics in need, and comes complete with a foreword from Chicago native Jenny McCarthy, a logical spokesperson considering her own breasts are the only reason she was Singled Out.
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  • 08
    Austinite Chris Locke has twisted and welded a horde of scissors, pocketknives and other pointy things he somehow snagged from the TSA's confiscation stash into a collection of startling, stainless-steel spiders that covers ten different species, none of which will be hunted by the world's most fearsome death squad, Forest Whitaker and Marg Helgenberger.
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      Austinite Chris Locke has twisted and welded a horde of scissors, pocketknives and other pointy things he somehow snagged from the TSA's confiscation stash into a collection of startling, stainless-steel spiders that covers ten different species, none of which will be hunted by the world's most fearsome death squad, Forest Whitaker and Marg Helgenberger.
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  • 09
    From the i-accessory wizards at Mophie comes this iPhone 4 power-pack/protective-case combo, which doubles the life of your battery and cushions your gear in a shock-proof wrap, also what you get from Money-B's hot new solo record.
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      From the i-accessory wizards at Mophie comes this iPhone 4 power-pack/protective-case combo, which doubles the life of your battery and cushions your gear in a shock-proof wrap, also what you get from Money-B's hot new solo record.
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  • 10
    Newly available from the gastronomically flourishing Irish island, "Maiden Voyage" aged single malt's made using rainwater collected on-site, finished in Poitin barrels, and decanted into hand blown bottles (resembling a mooring buoy) made partially with sand from Inish's beaches, which must've been tough to dig out from under all those nude Irish sunbathers.
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      Newly available from the gastronomically flourishing Irish island, "Maiden Voyage" aged single malt's made using rainwater collected on-site, finished in Poitin barrels, and decanted into hand blown bottles (resembling a mooring buoy) made partially with sand from Inish's beaches, which must've been tough to dig out from under all those nude Irish sunbathers.
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  • 11
    Put out in eight pastel-y colours of leather sourced from the very village that inspired their design, these London-made suede cash-concealers are modeled after pouches used by Indonesian Batak tribesmen to carry tobacco, clearly quite the cash crop.
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      Put out in eight pastel-y colours of leather sourced from the very village that inspired their design, these London-made suede cash-concealers are modeled after pouches used by Indonesian Batak tribesmen to carry tobacco, clearly quite the cash crop.
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  • 12
    Now dropping their new stripey/bold winter collection, this London operation's tech-friendly woolen hand-warmers have the tips of the index finger and thumb removed, allowing you to freely use your iPhone/touchscreen device while still keeping the other digits warm, including the finger holding the ring that should be shaming you away from whomever you're currently ringing.
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      Now dropping their new stripey/bold winter collection, this London operation's tech-friendly woolen hand-warmers have the tips of the index finger and thumb removed, allowing you to freely use your iPhone/touchscreen device while still keeping the other digits warm, including the finger holding the ring that should be shaming you away from whomever you're currently ringing.
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  • 13
    Now available from wall-festooners (posters, prints, murals, etc.) SurfaceView2, these vouchers come as actual A2 canvas prints, and can be sent direct to the recipient along with a 140 char. message printed directly onto them, though SV2's designs tend to be classier, and not the sort of things you'd stare at after smoking lots of hashtag.
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      Now available from wall-festooners (posters, prints, murals, etc.) SurfaceView2, these vouchers come as actual A2 canvas prints, and can be sent direct to the recipient along with a 140 char. message printed directly onto them, though SV2's designs tend to be classier, and not the sort of things you'd stare at after smoking lots of hashtag.
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  • 14
    These future-style wrist-tickers each feature an at-first-baffling neon-esque display that when explained makes total sense, and run from the grid-like Joypad, to the Kisai Transit, whose black background hosts interlocking differently coloured light trails evocative of Tron, reminding you that 30 years is not nearly enough time away from Jeff Bridges wearing tights.
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      These future-style wrist-tickers each feature an at-first-baffling neon-esque display that when explained makes total sense, and run from the grid-like Joypad, to the Kisai Transit, whose black background hosts interlocking differently coloured light trails evocative of Tron, reminding you that 30 years is not nearly enough time away from Jeff Bridges wearing tights.
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  • 15
    Just launched online, the Nolita staple's proprietary shave creams took two years of R&D to perfect, and come in five all-natural "rare and exquisite essences", from the sandalwood-y Elizabeth Street, to the zesty Lemon, to the aftershave-esque Old St. Patrick's, so for once getting faced by St. Patrick's won't end up with you "beating your snake out of Ireland".
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      Just launched online, the Nolita staple's proprietary shave creams took two years of R&D to perfect, and come in five all-natural "rare and exquisite essences", from the sandalwood-y Elizabeth Street, to the zesty Lemon, to the aftershave-esque Old St. Patrick's, so for once getting faced by St. Patrick's won't end up with you "beating your snake out of Ireland".
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  • 16
    These guy-friendly "bouquets" are the brainchild of an NYC graphic designer, who'll work up a bucket with the team logo of your choosing (NCAA, NFL, NASCAR...), then stuff it with your preferred six-pack, a bottle opener, an also-logo'd koozie, and a bag of NC's "finest" peanuts, so have fun hanging with Yancey Pigpen.
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      These guy-friendly "bouquets" are the brainchild of an NYC graphic designer, who'll work up a bucket with the team logo of your choosing (NCAA, NFL, NASCAR...), then stuff it with your preferred six-pack, a bottle opener, an also-logo'd koozie, and a bag of NC's "finest" peanuts, so have fun hanging with Yancey Pigpen.
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  • 17
    The freshest seasonal offerings from the funky watch concern include new designs like the Rivington, with its analog face set inside a stainless steel case and framed by a glossy bezel, plus new colorways/materials for old joints like an all-oak version of the Roman numeral'd Big Ben, which unlike the QB never makes it to XXX.
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      The freshest seasonal offerings from the funky watch concern include new designs like the Rivington, with its analog face set inside a stainless steel case and framed by a glossy bezel, plus new colorways/materials for old joints like an all-oak version of the Roman numeral'd Big Ben, which unlike the QB never makes it to XXX.
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  • 18
    Adding color to their already awesome foot-sleeve service, BlackSocks' sockscription -- which replenishes a man's sock drawer with three fresh pairs as often as four times a year -- now includes calf-complementing gray, navy, and red, plus a just-added fabric choice: Merino Wool, the best textile in history to never win a Super Bowl.
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      Adding color to their already awesome foot-sleeve service, BlackSocks' sockscription -- which replenishes a man's sock drawer with three fresh pairs as often as four times a year -- now includes calf-complementing gray, navy, and red, plus a just-added fabric choice: Merino Wool, the best textile in history to never win a Super Bowl.
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  • 19
    The result of a collab with SF-based industrial designer Yves Joy Behar, Issey Miyake's Vue watch is a stainless steel cased/banded, super-minimalistic timepiece that uses just one hand (to keep track of minutes), and only shows the wearer the current hour while the next and last fade in and out, just like Ken Griffey Jr. while he's waiting to pinch hit.
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      The result of a collab with SF-based industrial designer Yves Joy Behar, Issey Miyake's Vue watch is a stainless steel cased/banded, super-minimalistic timepiece that uses just one hand (to keep track of minutes), and only shows the wearer the current hour while the next and last fade in and out, just like Ken Griffey Jr. while he's waiting to pinch hit.
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  • 20
    For the dude who is probably going to get evicted, check this simple rolltop carry-all from Chrome, which features separate zippered compartments for dirty stuff, laptop storage, and a water-resistant outer shell that's military-grade, though if that's Coast Guard, we're really only talking like a B-, tops.
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      For the dude who is probably going to get evicted, check this simple rolltop carry-all from Chrome, which features separate zippered compartments for dirty stuff, laptop storage, and a water-resistant outer shell that's military-grade, though if that's Coast Guard, we're really only talking like a B-, tops.
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  • 21
    From a Pac Heights-based designer who hated carrying a bunch of stuff while being fondled by airport security, this brown leather iPad case features a built-in Bluetooth 2.0 silicone keyboard and opens in a crafty way that allows said iPad to be propped up and turned into a petite laptop, but not an Andy Pettitte laptop, as it would probably just misremember all of your important documents when questioned by federal investigators.
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      From a Pac Heights-based designer who hated carrying a bunch of stuff while being fondled by airport security, this brown leather iPad case features a built-in Bluetooth 2.0 silicone keyboard and opens in a crafty way that allows said iPad to be propped up and turned into a petite laptop, but not an Andy Pettitte laptop, as it would probably just misremember all of your important documents when questioned by federal investigators.
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  • 22
    The latest gamer-centric drop from the audiophiles at this SF-based design crew is an Xbox (and PS3, and PC) compatible two-piece amp that turns any set of headphones into a wireless gaming headset with discrete game/voice balance control, and both Dolby Headphone surround and pinpoint 7.1 Dolby, but not pinpoint 7.1 Thomas Dolby -- ever since he was Blinded With Science, that dude won't go near technology.
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      The latest gamer-centric drop from the audiophiles at this SF-based design crew is an Xbox (and PS3, and PC) compatible two-piece amp that turns any set of headphones into a wireless gaming headset with discrete game/voice balance control, and both Dolby Headphone surround and pinpoint 7.1 Dolby, but not pinpoint 7.1 Thomas Dolby -- ever since he was Blinded With Science, that dude won't go near technology.
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  • 23
    From the dude behind Maiden Noir, these classic carry-ables are produced entirely in Seattle using American sourced fabrics (heavyweight duck canvas, military spec nylon, etc.), and boast authentic Pendleton wool accents, including a Day Pack with rolled wool blanket, a black trimmed tote, and the duffel-style Boston Bag, but to be fair, you could probably fit most of those old broads in the black trimmed tote.
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      From the dude behind Maiden Noir, these classic carry-ables are produced entirely in Seattle using American sourced fabrics (heavyweight duck canvas, military spec nylon, etc.), and boast authentic Pendleton wool accents, including a Day Pack with rolled wool blanket, a black trimmed tote, and the duffel-style Boston Bag, but to be fair, you could probably fit most of those old broads in the black trimmed tote.
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  • 24
    Just when you thought it couldn't get any more nutz than Sour Apple vodka, dudes from the nano-sized Alaska Distillery (located in Levi Johnston's hometown! Ahhh!!!), created this surprisingly complex perfect-for-Bloody-Marys potato juice, made with pristine glacial ice, and blended with "just the right amount of spice", since they know if they overdid it, things could get Scary, Baby. Posh!
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      Just when you thought it couldn't get any more nutz than Sour Apple vodka, dudes from the nano-sized Alaska Distillery (located in Levi Johnston's hometown! Ahhh!!!), created this surprisingly complex perfect-for-Bloody-Marys potato juice, made with pristine glacial ice, and blended with "just the right amount of spice", since they know if they overdid it, things could get Scary, Baby. Posh!
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  • 25
    DC's most twisted creator of novelty paper-mache boxes is back with weird winter-themed designs like "Finger Lickin Good" with Colonel Sanders in a Santa hat, the anime-styled "Lord Of Santa" with Kris Kringle looking all Dragonball Z-ish, and one of a Hennessy-downing, "$" chain-blinged Saint Nick called "A Long Winters Nip", though aren't they always when it's cold?
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      DC's most twisted creator of novelty paper-mache boxes is back with weird winter-themed designs like "Finger Lickin Good" with Colonel Sanders in a Santa hat, the anime-styled "Lord Of Santa" with Kris Kringle looking all Dragonball Z-ish, and one of a Hennessy-downing, "$" chain-blinged Saint Nick called "A Long Winters Nip", though aren't they always when it's cold?
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  1. Pad & Quill's iPad Case
  2. Absinthe Fountain
  3. Portland General Store's Shaving Accoutrement
  4. Cityboy Forge
  5. Naperville Bags
  6. Third Coast Collection
  7. Breasts Are Beautiful
  8. Scissor Spiders
  9. Mophie Juice Pack Plus
  10. Firewater from across the water
  11. Ukat Wallets
  12. Etre Gloves
  13. Vouchers from SurfaceView2
  14. TokyoFlash Watches
  15. NY Shaving Company Creams
  16. Beer Bouquet
  17. New Flud Watches
  18. Sockscription
  19. Vue Watch
  20. Yalta Bag from Chrome
  21. Solid Line iPad Case with Integrated Keyboard
  22. Astro MixAmp 5.8
  23. Blk Pine Workshop Bags
  24. Smoked Salmon Vodka
  25. Holiday Boxboy