Category Essentials

Introducing WISE MENS CARE

Think grooming goods that caters to the new conscious consumer who want thoughtful, carefully sourced, and natural personal care products down to the last ingredient and packaging detail.   There product focuses on 8 goals: Natural ingredients Locally produced Clean ingredients  Scented with essentials oils  Recyclable packaging  Reusable packaging  Reduce usage of materials  Renewable materials … Continue reading

Getting Behind Bespoke Watch Projects..

Bespoke Watch Projects is an Oakland-based microbrand specializing in limited production handmade timepieces. Founded by designer & artist John Beck McConnico in 2014, the brand has garnered a dedicated following for its unique merging of horological tradition and modern design influences. Offering both readymade editions and custom made-to-order models, clients can select from a range of… Continue reading

Hardly Strictly ready?

For those who don’t know about this FREE music festival in Golden Gate park… Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival is a beloved San Francisco tradition, bringing together hundreds of thousands of people to enjoy three days of live music throughout Golden Gate Park on the first weekend of October. Best of all, the festival is and… Continue reading

Brand Spotlight: Aer Bagwear

Simplicity, Utility, and Durability. Aer is an accessories company based in San Francisco that was launched in 2014 with the goal to create high quality bags that balance smart functionality with clean, architectural aesthetic.   “We started Aer because we observed many professionals in San Francisco carrying separate bags for their office and gym gear…. Continue reading

Santa Fe StoneWorks

Co-founded in 1978, by Bill Wirtel and John Iverson, Santa Fe Stoneworks has been a proud family operated business run locally in Santa Fe, New Mexico. John Iverson retired from the business at the end of 1998. Recognized as leaders in the field, Santa Fe Stoneworks has consistently produced a range of knives from collector-grade,… Continue reading

Endless Summer

‘Endless Summer’ – A documentary by Bruce Brown in 1966, where two surfers -Michael Hynson and Robert August on an around-the-world surfing adventure. They travel from one coastline to the next, from Hawaii to Africa, Australia, Tahiti and a number of other places where most people had never ever seen a surfboard before. Mike Hynson,… Continue reading