a new brand discovered by one of our crew while travelling in portugal, ach brito makes mens cologne and toiletries with a 129-year history. the success of the company is the direct result of the authenticity of its products, its rich historical portfolio, the decades of experience in soap making, and the extraordinary quality of its products – achieved by the use of the finest raw materials, traditional production processes, and the never ending cherish that goes into the manual wrapping of each product.
the leica sofort frames moments with that special something – an instant camera designed to capture the good times we all wish would last forever. as a creative companion, it encourages a fresh way of seeing things and a pure approach to photography. one image, totally raw. it’s a new take on the instant world – a simple, but stylish tool for everyday life.
another new brand in kapok and hong kong, i ro se was founded by 2 brothers gen and dai takahashi. when they were children, they often had fun making toys with junk in and around their house. now, as two grown-ups, they create products with the same playfulness they had in their childhood. each creation is blending the traditional japanese art of origami paper fold and leather techniques to create beautiful geometric constructions.
estella bartlett is a quintessentially british jewellery brand created in 2011 by brother and sister nick and louise bartlett. it is defined by its playfully chic approach to jewellery gifting. quirky icons such as unicorns and pineapples are interpreted in silver and gold plated necklaces and bracelets, all accessibly priced. the packaging comes with a reversible card for handwritten messages, making it perfect for gifting!
so…soap plus is a self-funded social enterprise making organic soaps in hong kong. so…soap products may look like just another small bar of soap but, during the production, great attention is paid to the impact on the consumers, society and environment. the brand hopes that this bar of good soap will provide a solution for the development of our community and economy, as well as for the protection of mother earth.
the regular chewing gum you see on grocery store shelves is filled with artificial substances, including some of the same components used in the manufacture of car tires, plastic bottles, and white glue, as well as artificial sweeteners like aspartame. simply gum, from the usa, sets out to be the rare few brands using all natural ingredients to make their gum. these are fun, delicious and come in a variety of unusual flavours, which are great for sharing (:
cereal magazine, published twice a year, contains stories on places, people and products, paired with striking photography. they have released comprehensive and alternate city guides for the discerning traveller in our instagram generation. gift the gift of discovery with the london, new york, paris and copenhagen city guides
revered french homeware brand astier de villatte is back with an exclusive collaboration with the peanuts crew. featuring ornaments, tableware and mugs, this is the largest collection that has ever been available! aside from the ceramics, we’ve also received new candles palais de tokyo and ma vie a paris, a guidebook to the parisien city with addresses that are very out of the ordinary.