Paired with plenty of natural light and a witty caption, these aspirational gifts guarantee that Instagram popularity is only a few posts away. Nourish a friend’s nostalgia with a fleet of Massimo Vignelli’s iconic Heller mugs — which are safe for use in all modern machines (dishwashers, microwaves). Or gift a perfect-fitting vintage-shaped tee without the “thrift store” smell.
Nobody needs a cherry-blossom-scented pig on a string. And that is exactly the point.
For smuggling whiskey into the big game (or the movie theater).
It was a status symbol in 1890 and it’s a status symbol now. The travel version is (slightly) more affordable.
Mood lipstick for millennials.
Drink the rainbow.
Be Cary Grant — or just look like him!
A good old-fashioned hand-lacquered lighter.
The fit is classic. The condition is new.
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