Holiday Gift Guide 2016

What to buy this holiday season.

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Here is your ultimate holiday shopping guide. With a vast array of items on the market, it’s tough to figure out what to buy for everyone on your gifting list. We’ve sifted through everything and picked out the best gifts in fashion, accessories, lifestyle, footwear, home and tech.

Fashion
nonnative
This striped but simple turtleneck from Japanese label nonnative is a must-have for the winter. It is constructed from 100% cotton and features a loosened collar that isn’t too tight on the neck. A striped design is both versatile and easy to layer during the winter months.
wings+horns
For those days spent idly by the fire, the Cabin Fleece Robe from wings+horns is the perfect garment to ensconce yourself in. Made from three-layer fleece with a soft quilted interior, the robe also features flatlock stitching, premium rib cuffs and a tri-panel hood for the optimum level of warmth and comfort for all-day lounging.
Neil Barrett x Interview Magazine
Here’s one for your pop culture vulture, streetwear enthusiast, or Interview Magazine subscriber. This Neil Barrett and Interview Collaboration black T-shirt has a collage of two iconic Interview Magazine covers of Eddie Redmayne and Elizabeth Taylor front and center. The Italian-made, cozy number will be a perfect conversation starter.
Levi’s Made & Crafted
This Levi’s Made & Crafted trucker jacket is one of the brand’s most iconic styles. It features a double-weave Japanese fabric that is luxurious yet cozy. Its standard fit ensures that this gift will be a timeless wardrobe staple that is winter-ready with a wool and cashmere inner lining.
Moncler Grenoble
Help keep your loved one warm this holiday season with Moncler’s Rodenberg jacket. With a bevy of features found throughout, the adjustable drawstring hood and array of pockets will definitely appeal to the functional type. The coat’s demure camouflage pattern adds a stylish touch to the final product.
JohnUNDERCOVER
Made in Japan and constructed of black wool gabardine, this classic silhouette from JohnUNDERCOVER will keep you warm and looking smart. Featuring raw-edged seams for a touch of ruggedness, as well as a notched lapel, full Bemberg lining, a chest welt pocket, two side flap pockets and two interior pockets, this cover-up is perfect for the well-dressed gent.
Stone Island
This simple bomber jacket from Stone Island will definitely keep you warm throughout the holidays and into the following seasons. Constructed of a light nylon with an ultra-tight weaving construction this understated piece is perfect for the stylish individual that has it all.
032c
Show your faith with Berlin-based magazine 032c’s Religious Services Sweatshirt. This longsleeve cotton fleece sweatshirt features a rib knit crewneck collar, cuffs and hem. Additionally, the back features a prayer hands motif and accompanying text.
Aimé Leon Dore
On November 19, Aimé Leon Dore hosted an outdoor basketball tournament called “THANK YOU MIKE,” paying homage to the legendary Michael Jordan. The old school pick up ball game synonymous with NYC culture was the basis of this collection. This hoodie, with the words “THANK YOU MIKE,” is the ultimate gift for the fashion and sport lover.
Accessories
OMEGA
The OMEGA Seamaster Planet Ocean watch originally released in 2009, but it quickly became a classic watch in OMEGA’s Seamaster line. Crafted from a single block of ceramic, this watch is both luxurious and sporty, and able to withstand ocean pressures of up to 600m.
Eastpak
Inspired by the hand-embroidered jackets and backpacks US soldiers often brought home after being stationed in post-war Japan, this Sukajan Pak’R features a satin-like front with an embroidered lion. It also features padded straps and a padded laptop sleeve that will fit computers up to 14 inches.
Dior Homme
This pouch is an update to the classic Dior Homme logo canvas pouch, modernized with a red tufting effect. In an A4 size, this pouch can carry all daily essentials in a stylish and minimal manner.
Dior Homme
These new Dior frames were unveiled during the brand’s 2016 fall/winter show. They feature a rounded shape and a soft aesthetic thanks to its rubber exterior. The highlight of the glasses are the rounded arms and icy mirrored lenses.
UNDERCOVER
This UNDERCOVER wallet features a bold and unique print found on the closure that will surely be a conversation starter. With its functionality and non-traditional made in Japan design is perfect this UNDERCOVER wallet will make the perfect gift this holiday season.
Louis Vuitton
This Louis Vuitton Folio case for iPhone 7 and 7+ are slender, and durably crafted with a new gecko-inspired adhesive which holds the phone securely and showcases the brands classic monogram canvas. With bright colors to coordinate with the LV’s city guides this luxury Folio cases will surely make the travel nut in your life happy this holiday season.
032c
Perfect for the print head in your family, 032c’s Allegiance Pin Set is for that special someone that just can’t get enough of the Berlin-based magazine. The pins feature the magazine’s location, Kreuzberg, and signature red Pantone Matching System branding. A perfect stocking stuffer help your loved one show their allegiance.
have a good time
The red and white palette of Tokyo skatewear boutique have a good time makes for an unexpectedly festive pairing when applied to these boxers by Druthers. Limited to 1,608 pairs, the underwear is made from organic cotton that is printed in Osaka and assembled in New York.
G-SHOCK
The G-SHOCK GA700 watch is an analog and digital timepiece that features a 3D dial. The new design offers improved reading with a tough look. A front button super-illuminator LED light ensures that the watch can be read at all times.
Lifestyle
Aesop
The Intrepid Gent is a set of essentials that includes a mild face cleanser, a hydrating Moroccan Neroli post shave lotion and a Coriander body wash that will take you back to the luscious unexplored worlds of the Intrepid Gent. The kit is ideal for daily use and is packaged in a reusable amenities case so you can bring it along with you on your travels.
Aesop
Handmade by English craftsmen, this shaving duo will look handsome on your sink and enhance any gentleman’s grooming process. The shaving brush is made of a high-grade resin handle and synthetic silver tip fibres that will whip up a rich lather. To pair with, the razor features a meticulously crafted handle with a brass collar that is triple plated with copper, nickel and chrome, and hand-polished to a mirror finish.
Byredo
Gifting fragrances is a daunting task, but it’s difficult to fail by offering a variety of scents and from none other than Byredo. Help your loved one find his or her signature scent with this limited edition box containing 6 of Byredo’s signature scents in travel-friendly 12ml collector’s vials. Notable favorites include Gypsy Water and Mojave Ghost.
Kiehl’s
Keep those winter blues away with Kiehl’s Crème de Corps and Ultra Facial Cream. Formulated with Beta-Carotene, Squalane and nurturing oils, dry skin will thank you for the added hydration. The Ultra Facial Cream will leave skin feeling well-balanced with continuous water replenishment throughout the day. Both creams are packaged in limited edition artwork by Brooklyn artist Jeremyville.
HYPEBEAST
Featuring an exclusive cover designed by none other than KAWS, HYPEBEAST Magazine: The Projection Issue makes for an eye-catching addition under the Christmas tree. Issue 16 explores the process of image creation and branding and includes insightful editorials with the likes of Cav Empt, No Vacancy Inn, and Masamichi Katayama of Wonderwall. Don’t miss out on the distinctive cover slip either.
MAAPS
Who doesn’t love nice scents? These MAAPS Incense Sticks make the perfect stocking stuffer this holiday season. Utilizing premium quality bamboo sticks, organic essential oils and natural resins, each fragrance is crafted for balance, complexity and strength.
Victorinox
The Victorinox pocket knife is the ultimate holiday gift. The multi-purpose tool features a range of uses, from tweezers, a nail file and a screwdriver. Its camouflage print is updated and modern and will look great for the modern dresser.
senz
senz umbrellas feature a unique design, a response to frustrations with traditional umbrellas that would be easily flipped inside out in high winds. The foldable umbrella is automatic and opens and closes with the touch of a button, its aerodynamic shape ensures that you’ll never want to use another umbrella again.
Reigning Champ
Reigning Champ’s cozy terry fleece blanket is the perfect simple gift for anyone on your gifting list. The minimal gray color lends well to the sweatshirt-inspired, made in Canada design.
Computer/Tablet
Microsoft
Microsoft’s Surface tablet computer is an ultrathin device that has bridged the path between portability and power. The versatile Surface features a detachable keyboard and pen for ultimate flexibility. Its 6th generation Intel core i5, 128GB SSD and 4GB RAM is perfect for work and school.
Footwear
adidas
The ever-popular UltraBOOST silhouette has finally been released in the extremely coveted “Triple Black” colorway. From its Primeknit upper to the comfy BOOST midsole, the tonal black UltraBOOST makes the perfect gift for all those sneakerheads on your list.
adidas
Belgian designer Raf Simons continues to design avant garde and fashionable sneakers for adidas. This Raf Simons-designed Stan Smith is both classic and timeless, but fashion-forward and luxurious with the perforated “R” branding in lieu of the Stan Smith’s iconic Three Stripes.
Nike
With its streamlined silhouette and athletic appeal, the Flyknit Racer has quickly transcended its original purpose to become a lifestyle favorite. Rendered with a street-coveted tonal black colorway, the model sees a full on black sole for the first time ever, making this a special gift for anyone on your list.
adidas
Is it theoretically possible to improve on a sneaker silhouette that has inspired fanatical dedication from the masses? Kanye West proves it certainly is, with the YEEZY 350 V2. Adorned with dashes of green, red and orange atop a black Primeknit upper, you might want to save this particular release as a gift for yourself if you manage to get your hands on a pair.
Jordan Brand
An Air Jordan classic, the AJ11 “Space Jam” was brought back this year and sought after by all sneakerheads. With an updated design, this sneaker features black patent leather upper, a white midsole and a translucent blue outsole.
Vans
Longtime Vans designer and collaborator Taka Hayashi is back again for another Vault collection. This season’s premium range is inspired by ‘90s outdoor and retro athletic styles. The TH Chukka Nomad has been shrouded in luxurious suede, ponyhair detailing and a special pull tab in lieu of laces.
wings+horns x adidas Originals
Canadian brand wings+horns released a collaborative footwear collection with adidas Originals. This ZX Flux style is constructed from vintage suede, offering an interesting contrast between the contemporary silhouette and the timeless material.
Maison Margiela
This is a classic Margiela sneaker silhouette that has been constructed in a supple burgundy colorway and an eye-catching silver sole. The high-top design features an adjustable ankle strap and recognizable padded collar.
Vetements x Reebok
A part of Demna Gvasalia’s 2016 fall/winter collection, this collaborative effort between the urban luxury brand and Reebok made waves when it was worn down the runway. Dover Street Market offered fans first dibs at the limited edition style but it was quickly snatched up.
Home
KAWS
For any fan of the Brooklyn-based artist KAWS, the elusive all-blue colorway of the plush BFF is a must have item. With its signature crossed out eyes and Mickey Mouse hands, this collectible will look good next to that KAWS artwork.
mastermind Japan
mastermind Japan is a classic Japanese streetwear brand, known for its punk-inspired graphics. This cushion features mastermind’s signature skull and crossbones logo and is a collector’s item for any fan.
Medicom Toy
The perfect collectible for any Godzilla enthusiast. This limited edition BE@RBRICK release sees the 1995 film version of Godzilla immortalized with fire emanating from its body. At 400%, BE@RBRICK fan’s eyes will light up when they unwrap this towering version.
retaW
As if watching the flicker of a candle flame weren’t mesmerizing enough, Hiroshi Fujiwara’s retaW home goods brand has created a line of transparent gel candles to hold your gaze as the year comes to a close.
Snow Peak
Snow Peak was founded in 1958 and became a well known brand of outdoor gear. This product is a cup made out of durable titanium and can be used directly over a flame. The cup holds 14 ounces and is the perfect gift for the outdoorsy person.
BYREDO
Set the mood in your home with some warm candle light and alluring scents with Byredo’s new Altar candle. Inspired by veladoras, tall votive prayer candles often found in corners of churches and bodegas, the candle features maroon glass votives with the name printed in a graphic religious design.
Apple
A rather unorthodox turn for the electronics giant, Apple strayed away from tech for a brief moment to produce a coffee table book of its illustrious history — perfect for those obsessed with clean, modern product photography. The 450-page tome includes beauty shots of all of Apple’s noteworthy products.
Reigning Champ x SIGG
This SIGG water bottle designed by Reigning Champ is constructed from aluminum with an EcoCare lining. BPA and Phthalate-free, the bottle features Reigning Champ branding and will keep your liquids insulated. Available in limited quantities, purchase one as a gift or for yourself soon.
Bruer
The Bruer Cold Brewer is a must-have for any discerning coffee fan. The special apparatus brews a perfectly sweet and smooth drink. Simple to use, it only requires ground coffee, a filter. Ice and water.
Tech
Apple
Cupertino’s Apple hit 2016 with a redesigned flagship smartphone for the masses. The latest model sports the familiar sleek design, but incorporates a much-needed IP67 water resistance level, a non-moving home button with haptic feedback, an all-new camera system with optical image stabilization as standard and four stereo speakers — one found at the earpiece and another firing downward towards the bottom of the device.
OnePlus
Shenzhen-based OnePlus has been on a roll since its inception in December 2013, and its OnePlus 3T is the latest iteration from the innovative brand. The sleek phone features a faster processor, bigger battery, and better front-facing camera into an identical form factor to its predecessor, the OnePlus 3. Also featuring a minimally modified Android system, this phone is a winner in all regards.
Sony
Sony’s alpha a7R II camera is the world’s first back-illuminated 35 mm full-frame CMOS image sensor camera with 42 megapixels. Capable of clearer and more vibrant images, the camera is a must-have for any experienced photographer or those looking into picking up the craft.
Samsung
A must-have for any tech aficionado, gamer or video enthusiast, the Samsung Gear VR headset is compatible with any Galaxy smartphone and ensures an unforgettable experience. The device is already compatible with a host of games, and offers endless entertainment.
Bang & Olufsen
The BeoSound 2 is a powerful wireless speaker system that offers 360-degree sound. Its modern aluminum design is packed with special features, and will sync seamlessly with any device and streaming service.
Bose
Bose’s QuietComfort headphones are a classic, but the impressive device has just been updated to boast Bluetooth technology. Coupled with the headphone’s unparalleled noise-cancelling ability, these headphones are a must-have for any avid music listener.
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