With Valentine's Day right around the corner, we've put together a collection of our favorite, thoughtfully designed gifts for him and her. All these products are made by small companies we admire and will be well received by your significant other.
— FOR HER —
Inspired by modern architecture, the Minimalist Gold Studs are 100% handmade by Israeli designer, Tami Ishad.
Made by: Art Urbane, who sell fine art products to help fund public art projects around the world.
A great addition for any Snow-pocalypse coming your way this winter. Or a stylish beanie to keep your head warm if you live in Southern California, Miami, or somewhere unseasonably nice this time of the year.
Made by: Need Supply Co. is a consumer-oriented online retailer, located in Richmond, Virginia.
Black Leather Tote
A timeless all-black purse crafted entirely of pebbled buffalo leather.
Made by: Los Angeles-based Cuero&Mor. Their products are not currently sold on their website, so head over to Poketo, another Los Angeles brand, to pick yours up.
A slim and almost invisible case that pairs perfectly with her rose-gold iPhone.
Made by: Yours truly. We're a California-based company that values simple design. Our cases add protection, yet retain your iPhone's aesthetic and functionality.
— FOR HIM —
An elegant, ultra-minimalist watch without any visible branding.
Made by: Uniform Wares, a London-based watch manufacturer with a passion for meticulous design and construction.
A high-quality cologne balm you rub between your fingers and then apply for a longer-lasting scent. Sound too New Agey? It’s actually quite old. This is Alfred Lane’s modern take on a product that dates back to Ancient Egypt.
Made by: Alfred Lane, which handcrafts all its colognes in Chicago. Vintage packaging included.
Machine Era Wallet
Crafted in the USA from various metals, this wallet is a minimalist’s dream.
Made by: Machine Era, who use their own manual and CNC machines to manufacture their products.
This super thin and branding-free case does not take anything away from the beautiful design of your iPhone.
Made by: Yours truly, again. As a young company, we appreciate your support.