With Easter right around the corner, and spring blossoming all around the United States, many people are finding a reason to celebrate. Easter usually means chocolate bunnies and colorful eggs, but this Easter consider these gifts to liven up your loved ones’ baskets.
Sugar Plum Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set
Sugar Plum has put together an imaginative set of handsomely decorative metal Easter eggs that have been engineered from the ground-up to turn any Easter egg hunt from “blah” to “oooh-la-la!” faster than that Easter Bunny can come on hoppin’ down the bunny trail.
Featuring a reusable plastic egg carton and handsomely festive metal eggs that can be refilled over and over again, the Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set promises a fashionably fun (and tasty!) time with those you care about most year after year!
Gourmet Easter Egg Hunt Set – Starting at $34.95
Mommy & Me Easter Manis with Dashing Diva
This year after coloring eggs, add a new Easter activity to the agenda for you and the kiddies – matching manis! Dashing Diva’s fun and colorful collections are sure to keep the festivities going and make them feel just like their mamas! Also not to mention, a great addition to any Easter gift basket (and an easy way to swap out some chocolate).
Whether it’s smiley faces, friendly fruit or Old McDonald’s barnyard friends – MAGIC PICK KIDS nail stickers will have the kids beaming from ear to ear. And we can’t forget about you, mamma! Dashing Diva’s Powder Pastels collection will give you that simple springtime manicure and ability to color coordinate with the kids or if you’re feeling even more festive, check out So Egg-stra or Bunny Hop. \
Dashing Diva Nail Stickers – Starting at $7
Baby Fire Pits
As the weather warms up, more and more people are gathering outdoors. The good news is you don’t need to break the bank to get a new fire pit. Baby Fire Pits offers two sizes of small firepits that are perfect to stay warm and they begin under $100. They come with gorgeous teal detailing that will make a statement in the center of your outdoor table. The fire pit is handcrafted in the USA and made with copper and steel.
Each fire pit is one-of-a-kind, as the color of the patina design varies depending upon the humidity levels in the production of each item. Each fire pit includes one can of TerraFlame gel fuel which is odorless, smokeless, and nontoxic so it can be used indoors and outdoors!
Baby Fire Pits – Starting at $74.99
The newly launched interactive, learning activity, Alphapals, is designed to specifically help keep your house clean and tidy! Each Alphapals set is equipped with 26 plush letters, each with a unique personality and signature embroidered smiley face, that conveniently packs into a comfy bean bag when playtime is over. Alphapals is a perfect tool for your little ones learning the alphabet or practicing spelling and reading. It promotes learning in a fun, interactive way.
Alphapals are available in rainbow and neutral color schemes. They are the perfect fun learning gift for any child this easter. Letters are sold separately as well as in a set! Plus the letters are machine washable.
Alphapals – Starting at $18
Kidrobot x The Simpsons
Kidrobot is excited to present The Simpsons Stupid Sexy Flanders 8″ Vinyl Figure. This premium vinyl art figure features Ned Flanders showing off his ski suit and some of his other assets as he joins his neighbor Homer on the slopes. “Feels like I’m wearing nothin’ at all!”
This iconic scene from The Simpsons has burned its place in our hearts and become a beloved meme-worthy moment that will be forever captured in your collection. Kidrobot has a variety of gifts perfect for anyone that loves The Simpsons. From pins to plushes, this website will not disappoint. Pre-order this exclusive vinyl figure right now at Kidrobot.com and find other Simpson exclusives.
Kidrobot x The Simpsons – Starting at $8.99
The Canopy Humidifier
Canopy and The Sill have come together to bring optimized beauty and wellness to your home. Canopy’s humidifier is compatible for aroma diffusion via the diffuser puck, on which essential oils from The Sill’s aroma kit can utilized. This new home fragrance kit promotes healthier skin, families, and houseplants. Inspired by where flowers and greenery reign supreme, the collection features three scents: Forest (transparent amber, wild jasmine, green musk), Greenhouse (eucalyptus, trailing ivy, pear blossom), and Flower Market (blue hydrangea, hyacinth, pink grapefruit.)
The evaporative technology circulates filtered, bacteria free, moisture back into your home, revitalizing your living spaces. By using Proprietary Smart Persistent Airflow (SPA (technology and embedded UV LEDs, mold growth is prevented. If there does become any build up in your aroma diffuser, all parts are easy to clean and are dishwasher safe. These diffusers are perfect to set on nightstands to make the surrounding space smell clean and fresh up to 500 sq ft. With a run time of up to 24 hours, this aroma diffuser keeps your space consistently clean and fragrant. To purchase Canopy’s humidifier, please visit their website.
Reebok’s Pump Omni Zone II “White” Sneakers
In honor of the 30th Anniversary return of Dee Brown’s coveted Pump Omni Zone II “No Look Dunk” earlier in 2021, Reebok is now rereleasing the Pump Omni Zone II “White” sneakers ($140, G57540), dropping May 21 at 10am EST on Reebok’s website, Foot Locker, Finish Line and Champs Sports, among other local retailers.
This past March, for the first time since its initial release in 1991, Reebok revived the iconic Pump Omni Zone II in the true high-cut design adorned by rookie high-flyer Dee Brown as he covered his eyes and soared to a dunk contest. The notable sneaker is now returning with its second original colorway released in ’91: white. The Pump Omni Zone II features the iconic, orange dimpled “Pump” button and a custom-fit air bladder extending downward from a futuristic rubberized tongue. Seated atop a retro multicolor outsole is the classic white/black/orange layered upper built from the ‘90s blacktop. TPU overlays advances the wearer’s quickness, while adding durability and style to the chunky retro design. To learn more, please visit Reebok’s website.
G-Shock’s New Women’s Collection
The G-SHOCK GMAS2100 collection boasts the distinctive, octagonal bezel of the original men’s GA2100 timepiece in an updated, slimmer case. It also features new complementary metallic color accents on the dial, and a Carbon Core Guard Structure that ensures the watches are trendy on the outside, yet strong on the inside.
The collection arrives in four colorways including white with silver accents, blush pink with rose gold accents, and black with rose gold accents. The fourth colorway is a limited-edition watch that boasts a hot pink case with rose gold metallic accents. All four watches offer the perfect combination of strength and style, creating the perfect accessory to go from day to night.
G-SHOCK GMAS2100 collection – Starting at $79
G-SHOCK’s GMWB5000TR-9 Watch
G-SHOCK‘s latest Full Metal GMWB5000 series unveils their newest model, the GMWB5000TR-9 wristwatch. This model features a new titanium material called “Tran Tixxii.” This titanium was developed by both Casio and Nippon Steel Corporation, creating a sustainable watch that has the hardness of approximately twice that of pure titanium. Further, the surface is all-mirrored, and comparable to the look of stainless steel. The watch also features a refined, multi-colored Ion-Plated Band, and a mirror finished bezel.
Ditch the novelty Easter basket and treat yourself to something you’ll use every day of the year– G-SHOCK’s GMWB5000TR-9 model. The watch will become available mid-May at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store, and on G-SHOCK’s website.
Father’s Day may seem far away, but June is right around the corner. It’s never too early to begin shopping for the important men in your life. 360 Magazine has put together a list of the best gifts for men that will come in handy this Father’s day. No need to get your dad another necktie, we have options for many men’s different interests.
BODYARMOR x Chris Brickley
BODYARMOR Sports Drink, the fastest-growing sports drink in the category, today announced a new partnership with celebrity basketball trainer Chris Brickley as the brand’s newest athlete partner.
Brickley’s partnership with BODYARMOR makes him the latest addition to BODYARMOR’s impressive athlete roster, including Kyler Murray, Mookie Betts, Christian McCaffrey, James Harden, Naomi Osaka, Mike Trout, Ja Morant, and Megan Rapinoe. In addition to its robust athlete partner roster, BODYARMOR is the Official Sports Drink of the UFC, Major League Soccer, and the US Open.
Rado Uniquely Square Watches
For the father that needs a new watch, try Rado’s line of square watches. Square watches are uniquely different well beyond their rectangular shape, Rado’s square watches provide remarkable comfort and amazing looks. They are made of high-tech ceramic, a material created by Rado that is extremely light, scratch-resistant and that adjusts to the wearer’s body temperature.
The square shape also allows for a wider and unobscured view of the dial, making it easier to admire the skeletonized movement of the True Square Open Heart timepieces. The True Square Collection offers a wide variety of styles and sizes and even options with diamonds. The men in your life will feel the Rado difference.
Oakley® has just dropped their latest eyewear collection that is sure to please any dad this Father’s Day. Styles range from performance sunglasses that can take you to new heights and lifestyle sunnies that are perfect for any activity. If you can’t find the perfect frame, Oakley also offers customization features so you can build your very own eyewear. There are over 40 million combinations to choose from and you can check it out HERE.
Oakley just announced the signing of six-time NBA All-Star, Damian Lillard to carry on the brand’s legacy in basketball. In tandem with the signing of Damian, Oakley is re-releasing the iconic ‘90s frames, the X Metal® Romeo and Juliet. Visit Oakley’s website for more information on the collab.
New Lids Collections
The Ultimate Patch UV Collection features 9 unique colorways, all with non-traditional under colors and a variety of side patches ranging from World Series patches, All Star Game patches, or Anniversary patches. The nontraditional colors are shown through the color of the hat, the MLB Batterman logo, team logo and under the visor of the cap. The colorways are featured across all 30 MLB teams in the 59Fifty fitted silhouette.
New Era MLB Gray Anniversary Collection *Exclusive to Lids
The Gray Anniversary Patch collection commemorates a key anniversary for all teams with a side patch hit, such as the Dodgers 100th Anniversary, Blue Jays 25th Anniversary, or the 30th Anniversary of Busch Stadium. Key design features include gray crowns/team color visor and green under visor, primary and Cooperstown logos used, and intricacy with each design.
Puma Suede Mono Gold
PUMA has added a new release to the Suede family today – the Suede Mono Gold. These are the perfect shoes for any fashion-forward father. The Suede Classic Mono Gold doubles down on the monochromatic vibes with a tonal color palette, iced-out rubber sole and luxe gold foil detailing for an elevated addition. The unisex pack features three new sleek monochromatic colorways – ‘Barbados Cherry-Gold’, ‘Elektro Blue-Gold’, and ‘Byzantium-Gold’.
The new release comes on the heels of PUMA’s refresh of its iconic Suede silhouette with the release of Suede XXI. Originally hitting the scenes in 1968, PUMA’s Suede continues to be a classic for all time. Retailing for $70, the Suede Mono Gold is now available on PUMA.com, the NYC Flagship store, and in select retailers.
Celebrity-loved artist, Romero Britto, collaborated with Fresh Hoods to create a bold one-of-a-kind sweatshirt line, merging his genius pop aesthetic with the brand’s high-quality apparel. The “Brazilian-born and Miami-made” artist uses bright hues and playful imagery as a reflection of his positive outlook on life and hope for the future.
Britto’s designs have been showcased worldwide, including London’s Hyde Park and Carrousel du Louvre, bringing people from all cultures together through art. The French Bull-King Hoodie, features a custom made design, crafted from premium polyester. The fancy bulldog graphic with a crown was created by the brand’s team of resident artists in a collaboration with the talented graphic artist. You can purchase the limited-edition collection here on the Fresh Hoods website for $79.99 per sweatshirt.
Men need self care nights too and Ballsy has products that will keep your man fresh from head to toe. The brand uses natural ingredients and never uses sulfates, parabens, synthetic dyes, and of course never test on animals. The products are developed with unique active ingredients to keep you feeling and smelling better than ever before.
From the “Sack Pack,” which includes a nut rub and sack spray, to their “Liquid Courage” body wash, any man in your life will be feeling fresh with Ballsy products. All of the products are affordable and begin at around $15, so you won’t break the bank spoiling the men in your life.
Champion Athleticwear x Premier Lacrosse League
Champion Athleticwear has recently become the official apparel partner of the Premier Lacrosse League for the 2021 season! The partnership will include providing all sideline apparel, collaboration on clothing lines, marketing initiatives, and other creative co-branding opportunities. The PLL and Champion will also be working together to create innovative new apparel products specifically for the sport of lacrosse.
To celebrate the partnership, Champion is offering two custom products on their website. The PLL X Champion Reverse Weave Hoodie features Champion’s iconic silver-gray with an embroidered PLL left chest logo and printed Champion script sleeve logos and the PLL X Champion Reverse Weave Crewneck featuring silver-gray with a PLL logo applique and embroidered Champion script logo. Both will be available at the PLL and Champion websites in sizes S-2XL.
PROUD is an ethically-sourced collection with a mission to give back. Any purchase the customer makes from the website, 10% of gross sales will be donated to their charity of choice: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Pink Ribbon Girls, Baby2Baby, Off The Street Club, Victoria’s Victory Foundation or the Rezvan Foundation.
PROUD’s ethos is to create a brand that unifies people beyond the current political divide in America and awaken the philanthropist in each of us. The idea is no matter where you come from or what you do, we all have something to be proud of. Plus the clothes have a variety of styles, sizes and prices, so they’re perfect for everyone.
FluffCo brings ultimate comfort to your bedroom. Featuring down and feather as well as down alternative pillows, bring the ultimate hotel pillow experience home with you! The pillows contain ethically sourced down & feather and pillow shells made with cooling eucalyptus.
At half the industry retail cost, your best night sleep ever is right around the corner with FluffCo. Let’s face it, men rarely buy new pillows or bedding, so this is the perfect time to get the man in your life a new comfortable pillow for the perfect night’s sleep.
Coach x Champion
For the fashion-forward father, this limited-edition collaboration brings together two American icons, combining Coach’s distinct attitude and legacy of craftsmanship with Champion’s authority in authentic athletic apparel.
Featuring leather bags, leather jogger pants, sweaters and shearling jackets printed with new branding that unites Coach’s storypatch, one of its house symbols, with Champion’s iconic C-logo, the collection reimagines the shared heritage of both brands with a fresh, modern lens.
Nooie Doorbell Camera
The Nooie Doorbell Cam has officially re-launched and it now features 5G capabilities and an upgraded APP and firmware for expanded features, alerts and customization. The camera features a 2K Video resolution with superior night vision and a 158-degree field of view which provides a bigger and clearer view outside your home or business.
This is the perfect gift for any father who wants to protect his home or business. It’s an extra level of security that now has a sleek and minimal design. This is the first line of security for any home or business that is necessary for keeping your home and family safe.
GolfBalls.com Customized Golf Balls
The company is now also offering customized packaging to add even more personalization to your order. This special box will take your gift to the next level. Learn more about the customization options by visiting the Golf Balls website.
Rockstar’s philosophy inspired by the owners of the brand Frank Mechaly and David Mathey is to always stay true and remember your roots. They believe that being genuine means finding the path to both a soulful and aesthetic balance. The unique sense of handcrafted details, the passion for quality and sustainability, and a «nose» for long-living trends made Rockstar Jeans the ultimate must-have for fashionistas worldwide.
Rockstar Original features the hottest streetwear that will appeal to the fashion-forward father. From denim sets to graphic t-shirts, the site features bold pieces to add to your father’s wardrobe. Coming in a variety of styles and all at different price points, there is something for everyone. Some looks start as low as $39 and sales are often popping up on their website.
Mophie Portable Batteries
Easily power your phone, tablet, and more with just the Powerstation Go Rugged With Air Compressor. The powerstation go rugged with air compressor also includes interchangeable air nozzles to inflate car tires, air mattresses, and more. The powerstation go is helpful in emergency situations with a bright LED floodlight, display planel, and a car jump starter that gets you back on the road in no time. Other features of the power station include AC, USB and jump start capabilities.
Bart Heynen’s book, “DADS” shows the intimate, special connection formed between dads and their children. The book features beautiful photographs of the everyday lives of over 40 families, each of which tell the unique story of gay dads and their kids. Since the legalization of gay marriage in America in 2015, the number of gay couples having children has increased significantly. These queer family dynamics are all unique, and share both similarities and differences to those of heterosexual parents. However, all the families share the same messages of love and commitment. Sit down with Dad this Father’s Day to share the stories of other families while simultaneously creating your own, new memories together.
Harmony783 is a unique, grounding footwear line that helps people reconnect with the Earth’s natural energy. This father’s day, a new pair of shoes might be exactly what pops needs to put a little pep in his step. Getting outdoors with dad requires high quality footwear for all of your adventures together–thats where Harmony783 is here to help. Create lifelong memories this Father’s Day by getting dad a gift he’s sure to love and get practical use out of.
Air Jordan 6 Retro ‘British Khaki’
If your father is a sneakerhead, you must cop him a pair of Travis Scott x Air Jordan 6 Retro ‘British Khaki’. Beautifully crafted and already a hot commodity on GOAT.
Ana Digi Star Wars Collection
Citizen, a pioneer in watchmaking craftsmanship, is the official time piece of Disney. As Star Wars Day, May 4th, approaches, Citizen has unveiled their newest collection. The Ana Digi Star Wars Collection features six new models, all inspired by popular Star Wars chracters. The first two models to be introduced this Spring are the Rebel Pilot themed watch and the Trench Run themed watch. Even more models from this collection, inspired by characters such as R2-D2, C-3PO, Darth Vader and Boba Fett, are set for release in Fall 2021. Combining both analog and digital elements with innovative design, Citizen watches set a new standard for watchmakers.
If you’re dad is a fan of Star Wars, stylish accessorizing, or simply being on time, Citizen’s new Ana Digi Star Wars Collection is the perfect gift.
Raycon’s Everyday Earbuds
For dads on-the-go, or for those who love music, Raycon‘s Everyday Earbuds provide an amazing audio solution. Pops can catch up on his favorite podcast, news, or music effortlessly. With top tier features including noise-cancelling, optimized microphone technology, and wireless charging, the Everyday Earbuds allow for crisp, clear audio, no matter where he is.
Excite dad’s ears with a practical gift that he is sure to love this year. The Everyday Earbuds can be purchased at InMotion, the first brick-and-mortar retailer of Raycon.
TATRAS 2Pac & Sly & the Family Capsule Collection
TATRAS new 2Pac/ Sly and the Family Capsule collection, inspired by the intersection of music and art, offers luxurious design married with cultural significance. TATRAS’ tee collection was inspired by archived posters, magazines, old album covers, and concert footage from notable music artists. The collection chronicles the evolution of these artists, highlighting their individuality and impact.
We all know that music brings people together. For fathers interested in culture, music, and fashion, TATRAS’ new collection has the perfect gift for him. TATRAS’ collection can be shopped here.
AutoERASERS Detailing Sponge
Is dad a car enthusiast? RV-loving adventurer? Or, just someone who wants to clean their vehicle in a hurry or between washes? AutoERASERS, has you covered with their instant pre-moistened detailing sponge. AutoERASERS is the answer to quickly and effectively removing scuffs, dirt, grime (and even stubborn sap, bugs, and bird droppings!) from any vehicle’s exterior and interior. AutoERASERS come individually packaged and pre-moistened for on-the-go cleaning–perfect for detailing between washes! AutoERASERS’ unique two-sided hexagon shape features a cleaning pad on one side for durable surfaces, and a soft shammy on the other for sensitive surfaces. Easily clean rims, wheel wells, tires, windshields, door panels, armrests, and steering wheels. Also effective on sensitive paints, tinted windows, headlights, and clear plastics. Convenient, mess-free, and disposable, AutoERASERS are a must-have for the glove box! Available in 3-Pack and 12-Pack. For more information, visit AuroERASER’s website. Or, check out AutoERASERS on Amazon.
GolfERASERS Golf Gear Cleaner
Dad will love hitting the links with GolfERASERS, an instant club, shoe, and ball cleaner all in one! USGA-approved GolfERASERS are perfect for cleaning club faces between shots or after rounds. Its dual-sided cleaning sponge replaces hard, prickly brushes for good. GolfERASERS’ multi-layer design helps get rid of sand, grass, mud, and scuff marks and is ideal to use on dirty scuffed-up golf shoes–increasing the life, durability, and cleaning power for golf equipment and shoes. Convenient, effective, and disposable, GolfERASERS comes with a free silicone bag together for easy access during play. Just add water! For more information, visit GolfERASERS’ website. Or, check out GolfERASERS on Amazon.
Kahawa 1893 (sustainable Kenyan coffee)
Fuel dad with premium coffee grown in Kenya and roasted fresh in California by a third-generation female Kenyan coffee farmer! Kahawa 1893 is available in 12-ounce whole beans, ground, and convenient, eco-friendly single-serve coffee packs— compostable coffee bags that steep within 5 minutes. Offered in delicious, aromatic blends including Kenyan, Serengeti, Ethiopian, Safari, 1893 Espresso, Decaf, and Single-Serve Coffee. Kahawa arrives in beautiful packaging and comes available in Combo Gift Sets that can be ordered online and delivered anywhere in the U.S. Black female-owned Kahawa 1893 supports the hardworking Kenyan female coffee farmers through its online “customer tipping” program, allowing 100% of proceeds to go directly to the female coffee producers Kahawa 1893 works with. For more information, please visit Kahawa 1893’s website.
Killer Creamery (low carb, keto-friendly ice cream)
Did someone say low-carb ice cream? Dad can enjoy rich and creamy ice cream for dessert without the guilt with KillerCreamery keto-friendly ice cream! With only 2 to 3 net carbs and zero sugar, this a delicious dessert is so rich and decadent that he’ll forget its low-carb! Their unique recipe features C8 MCT oil from coconuts, allulose, a low-calorie sugar that doesn’t cause sugar spikes, and a prebiotic fiber. Offered in 10 decadent flavors delicious flavors, including Caramels Back, Peanut Blubber, Jam Session, No Judge Mint, Chip Chip Hooray, Brownie Points, Whale Trails, Main Squeeze, Got Buns? and Chilla In Vanilla. Or chose a variety pack! Killer Creamery is available in 2,300+ retailers nationwide and online (with a no-melt guarantee) at KillerCreamery’s website. KillerCreamery can also be ordered off Amazon.
Dreweatts Fine Jewellry, Silver, Watches and Object of Vertu
A spectacular private collection of the ever-popular jewels by Royal jewellers Hemmerle are to come to auction this summer. The collection will be one of the highlights of Dreweatts Fine Jewellery, Silver, Watches and Objects of Vertu sale on Wednesday July 7, 2021.
Their jewellery has become even more popular recently, by the combining of magnificent gemstones with various other uncommon materials such as brass, steel, copper and wood. Their experimental techniques are also desirable, in particular the investigational use of oxidation and contemporary, non-traditional finishes, that are contrasted with traditional techniques and craftsmanship. The resulting jewellery collections span truly unique pieces, and it is this that makes Hemmerle jewellery so current and so sought-after. The sale offers the opportunity to purchase one-of-a-kind jewels that are brilliantly contemporary, beautiful in quality and stunning in design.
Dr. Hauschka Products
For Fathers who want to feel and look their best, look no further than Dr. Hauschka products. Dr. Hauschka has been the pioneer in natural, organic skincare since 1967. Their products are pure, organic, and contain only 100% natural, raw ingredients. Mostly all of Dr. Hauschka products are harvested by hand in their herb garden, on their farm at the foot of the Swabian Jura, or via their partners. After all dad does for everyone else in your family, reward his efforts with some self-care products.
Being a dad requires a lot of love, so be sure your dad is putting the same care back into his body. To learn more about Dr. Hauschka products, visit their website.
COTTWEILER x Reebok “New Age Traveler” Collection
Reebok and British concept label COTTWEILER have announced the next instalment of their ongoing collaboration with “New Age Traveller”, a head-to-toe collection blending ancient-world inspiration and natural materials with new-age technologies and contemporary cut lines. The collection, headed by Reebok’s all-new Zig 3D Storm Hydro, is available globally beginning May 14, 10am EST, from Reebok’s website and select local retailers.
Offered in alabaster/grey/yellow (G55691) and black/beige/orchid (G55692), the “New Age Traveller” Zig 3D Storm Hydro balances old-world inspiration, natural materials and the silhouette’s modern technological prowess, while the ShelterShield shroud and TPU components are infused with sawdust. Paired with the footwear is a 9-piece apparel and accessories collection split between a linen based set and a natural pigment dyed cotton. The natural pigment dyed set features crewnecks, shorts and a hoodie, all featuring a reversed seam pattern piece that references old Reebok shapes of past archive apparel pieces. The accessories portion of the collection includes socks, a bag and a hat, all within the neutral-themed color palette. The hat is an extension of the SS18 Sahara hat from the ‘COTTWEILER for Reebok Sahara Marathon’ collection, now reimagined with natural materials.
PUFFERFISH Sand Castle Tools for Father’s Day: Get Building, Dads!
For Father’s Day, here’s an amazing gift idea for dads young and old who love to play and be creative– premium beach tools for creating the ultimate sand castles from Pufferfish®. Turning sand castles from a dad chore into a dad score, a trip to the beach is a ton of fun and a great place to make memories with friends and family. This is truly a perfect and unique Father’s Day treat.
Check out the awesome beach tools from Pufferfish which include a Really Big Shovel™ , Better Bucket™ and a Super Scoop™ –all designed to create the most amazing sand castles the imagination can come up with. The tools can be purchased separately or as a kit. All of Pufferfish’s products are beach-grade and can pack down for easy transport in the brand’s SandBag™. Check out this video from Pufferfish showing you the one-two-three on how to build a great sand castle: It just takes sand, water and some super Pufferfish tools! Make this Father’s Day a beachy blast with sand castle supplies from Pufferfish.
Truff Hot Sauce
Let dad indulge this Father’s Day with the tantalizing taste of Truff. Truff offers truffle-infused hot sauce that can be used on pizza, pasta, meats, or any Father’s Day meal that pops desires. Truff elevates the flavor of any dish with the delicious, rich taste of truffles. Usually truffles are very expensive, but with Truff, every day foodies can make any dish more decadent and up-scale. Indulge in gourmet taste with an added kick–without breaking the bank.
Truff comes in three flavors: The Original, Hotter, and White Truffle. Each flavor is sold individually, or all three can be purchased together in a variety pack. Truff also offers truffle-infused pasta sauces, mayonnaise, black truffle oil, and a limited-edition pasta kit.
ZAGG Pro Keys with Trackpad
With trackpad functionality, it’s easier than ever to use your tablet like a laptop. For dads who are on the go, ZAGG Pro Keys can make working remotely anywhere a possibility. The Pro Keys with Trackpad for the Apple iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen), and the iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th gen) is available now on ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy stores nationwide. The Pro Keys with Trackpad for the iPad 10.2-inch (7th, 8th gen) will be available later this summer on ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy stores nationwide.
ZAGG Rugged Book
The tough Rugged Book keyboard comes with a detachable case, multi-pairing capabilities, and drop protection up to 6.6 feet (2m). A Rugged Book product feature video may be found HERE. The Rugged Book for the iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen) and iPad Air 10.9-inch (4th gen) is available nowon ZAGG’s website, ZAGG Franchise locations, and at Verizon and Best Buy stores nationwide.
For tech-savvy dads, they are sure to love ZAGG’s practical and useful products. ZAGG today introduced additions to its existing lineup of Pro Keys keyboard (with no trackpad). The Pro Keys wireless keyboard and detachable case lineup now also supports these iPad models: The Pro Keys for iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th gen) and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd gen) is available now at ZAGG’s website, ZAGG franchise locations, and at Best Buy and Walmart (iPad Pro 11-inch only) stores nationwide. If Dad is looking to expand his collection of gadgets or up his IPad game, ZAGG’s Pro Keys are the perfect Father’s Day Gift.
Feltman Brothers Baby and Todder Clothing
Make Dad feel extra special this year by dressing your littles one’s up in true Father’s Day style. Your kiddos will be set for all the day’s festivities from brunch to church, picnics to family gatherings. Feltman Brothers designs traditional, captivating children’s clothing in true royal style for babies and toddlers from newborn-4T. Feltman Brothers clothing is made from 100% cotton with attention paid to every detail from smocking to bullions and embroidery. Dress your little one up in an heirloom quality outfit for special occasions such as weddings, birthdays, family parties, holidays, and more. Choose Feltman Brothers…because it’s the little things that make a big difference.
Let dad feel his best this Father’s day but outfitting his family in the best baby and toddler clothing. Fathers can start the Feltman Brothers tradition with their family by visiting their website.
Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs
This Father’s Day, outfit Dad in a scrumptiously stylish fashion statement with the Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs Classic Clog. Ranch fans’ love of Hidden Valley Ranch knows no bounds, so Hidden Valley Ranch and Crocs teamed up to create an inexplicably enticing collaboration with some help from our friends at The Hundreds. To complete the collection, get inspired to take a dip with the included Jibbitz™ charms featuring some of the famous dressing’s best accompaniments – french fries, chicken nuggets, some veggies and pizza. The off-white-colored Classic Clog features green speckles to look just like Hidden Valley Ranch, and just like ranch dressing, these clogs can go with everything if you love them enough.
The Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs collaboration will officially release and be available for purchase on Croc’s website in Late 2021. If your dad is a fan of functional footwear or delicious dressing, the Hidden Valley Ranch x Crocs Classic Clog is the perfect Father’s Day Gift.
Reebok Footwear and Apparel
Spruce up your dad’s style this Father’s Day with apparel from Reebok. Instead of Dad donning his usual khakis, polos, and sandals, elevate his wardrobe with fresh fashion. Reebok offers shoes and clothing that are comfortable and functional. Sneaker styles like the Club C 85 Vintage, Classic Leather Legacy, and Zig Kinetica II (Ree)cycled assure that dad will be stepping out fashion-forward footwear.
G-SHOCK’s MTGB2000PH2A Watch
Casio recently announced the latest addition to its luxury MT-G line up with the MTGB2000PH2A, a limited-edition model based on the original MTGB2000 case shape. Designed after the mythical Blue Phoenix, a legendary bird whose appearance is said to be a symbol of immortality and rebirth, the limited-edition timepiece features an alluring rainbow ion plating on the bezel and case, a multicolored dial, and a translucent band.
To achieve this eye-catching design, the model’s bezel and case have separate structures and a double rainbow (IP) finish is applied to achieve a two-toned pattern with horizontal gradation on the bezel and vertical gradation on the case. The rainbow IP finish of this model varies from yellow-to-red gradation over a light blue base color. The subtle color variations in the rainbow ion plating process creates distinctively unique patterns, meaning that no two models are the same. The MTG-B2000PH retails for $1,100 and will be available beginning in June at select G-SHOCK retailers, the G-SHOCK Soho Store, and on G-SHOCK’s website.
K-Swiss Classic VN Sneakers
K-Swiss’ Classic sneakers are the perfect gift for any sneakerhead Fathers. The Classic Sneakers have a soft EVA midsole for a comfortable wear– if Pops been wearing the same old dad loafers, it’s time to level up his shoe game. The sneakers provide a sleek and modern touch to any outfit, boasting the traditional heritage of K-Swiss. For any father’s day outings, K-Swiss’ classic sneakers provide both comfort and fashion-forward style.
The Men’s Classic VN sneakers have been imagined for everyday wear with a sturdy leather upper, 3-piece toe, and the classic 5 stripes on the side of the shoe. This functional footwear ensures that Dad can walk to his destination blister-free, and look good while doing it. To purchase K-Swiss’ Classic VN sneakers and view more of their products, you can visit their website.
GoSun’s Solar Flashlight
For Fathers who love the outdoors, GoSun’s Solar Flashlight shines as the best gift. This solar flashlight is wonderful for Father’s Day camping trips, nature walks, and more. If Dad is a regular handyman around the house, this flashlight can also be great for use during home improvement projects.
GoSun‘s Solar Flashlight is rechargeable and packs 280 lumens of light. It has an integrated solar cell that can recharge using solar energy alone, as well as the included USB cord. It features a lantern mode, spotlight ability and a red strobe emergency setting. It’s magnetic back allows for hands free use, making it the ideal light for camp set up, take down or meal prep. You can view GoSun’s Solar Flashlight HERE.
Dollar Shave Club Gift Sets
This Father’s Day, Dad can look and feel his best with Dollar Shave Club. The Club offers several gift set options, depending on your father’s own grooming routine. Dollar Shave Club (DSC) offers high quality shaving products for a low price, and their 30-day money back guarantee ensures that customers will be satisfied. To view DSC’s products on their website, click HERE.
If they grow hair, they’ll love this. Give the gift of DSC Member favorite buttery smooth shave. Featuring the 6 Blade Refills, Metal Handle with Rubber Grip, Shave Butter, Prep Scrub and Post Shave Cream, this set will tackle any hairy situation!
This set has everything he needs to change everything about the way he shaves from exfoliation to hydration, even shaving storage and transportation. The Super Ultimate Shave Gift Set features all the products in the Shave Gift Set PLUS a Razor Cover, Razor Stand and Razor Shower Hanger to easily store and transport his razor, so he never has to go without a clean shave again.
Zavvi’s Back To The Future Collection
Zavvi is launching an exclusive, limited edition and fully licensed Back to the Future collection, celebrating the classic 1985 film. The jam-packed launch event will include a two-piece mini-clothing collection, a must-have collectable stopwatch medallion replica, a Back to the Future Edition of the Monopoly Board Game, and a pair of Akedo high-top trainers. The Back to the Future collection will be available worldwide from 12pm BST on April 30 2021, exclusive to Zavvi’s website.
Printed with futuristic metallic writing, the clothing collection will consist of a black t-shirt, featuring a schematic design of the iconic Delorean on the back, as well as a mustard yellow hoodie, both featuring the official Back to the Future logo on the front. Limited to 1985 worldwide, there will also be an exclusive, limited-edition 24k Gold Plated Stopwatch Medallion. Also included in the Back to the Future event, there will be an online exclusive Back to the Future edition of the Monopoly board game. If that wasn’t enough, Zavvi has teamed up with footwear brand Akedo to bring you a pair of Back to the Future signature high-top trainers.
On Saturday, June 12th btw 4PM-8PM, 360 Magazine will host our intimate immersive pop-up shop, which will be reminiscent of a traditional Bronx Bodega. This pop-up shop is a collaborative effort to elevate our brand’s priorities in popular culture and design (PC+D). We are looking to collaborate with and highlight local businesses in the Bronx. 360 Magazine works with LGBT-friendly, community-based organizations.
This boutique and private shopping experience will be held at the #360TRAP Bronx workspace. The event will feature #AOHSOA Trunk Pieces and lifestyle choices, specifically designed for consumers to live their best PC+D lifestyle.
The pop-up will possess a carnival theme and will feature creative activities and decors compatible with this fun concept. The event’s open bar will run for four hours and feature signature spirits of mixologists, as well as festive tapas. This event will be a privileged opportunity to reinforce brand awareness and network among target audiences and sponsors.This summer event will also be the precursor for World Blood Donor Day (6/14) and Armon Hayes‘ birthday (6/16).
Filippo Loreti Timepieces
Looking for the perfect Father’s Day gift? Maybe it’s time you considered a Filippo Loreti watch. These stunning time pieces are timeless and irresistible. Check out best sellers like the Ascari Monza Black Rose Tiger Rubber, the Ascari Monza Two Tone Blue Gold Steel, and the Odyssey Two Tone Rose Gold Steel watch. the Ascari Indigo Rose Gold Rubber is another eye-catching option.
Other popular watches from Filippo Loreti include the Ascari Blue Pearl Rubber, Ascari Tuscany Rubber, Okeanos Green Steel Link, and the Venice Moonphase Silver. All of these stylish time pieces would make for an unforgettable Father’s Day gift. You can learn more about Filippo Loreti products on their website.
Zavor Noir Cookware Collection
Zavor is proud to announce their first line of cast aluminum cookware – The Noir Cookware Collection. Cast aluminum is one of the best and most popular materials for cookware, providing superior heat conductivity to stainless steel, a more lightweight alternative to cast iron, and less likely to rust or corrode than carbon steel. Zavor’s Noir Cookware Collection is extremely durable and retains heat, allowing for even cooking without hot spots.
Zavor’s new cookware pieces are designed to go from the stovetop or oven to an elegant table presentation. The simple yet modern design offers absolute cook-and-serve convenience and the customizable color handles allow users to pair their cookware to their kitchen aesthetic. The Noir Cookware Collection will be available in Late March 2021. For more information on Zavor’s line of pressure cookers, cookware, and small electrics please visit HERE.
Delta Children Baby and Children Furniture
For Dads and fathers-to-be, Delta Children provides the highest-quality children products. From newborns, to toddlers, to kids and teens, the company offers popular brands that appeal to the whole family. Crafted with sustainable and versatile materials, customers can use these Delta Children’s products for longer, while wasting less. Further, 10 percent of all profits so to improving the lives of children through the Safe Sleep Campaign.
Delta Children operates with utmost commitment to health and safety. Delta promises non-toxic, safe, and sustainable products, such as their Revolve Reversible Stroller, Airflow Auto Motion Bassinet, Hercules Stroller Wagon, and the Jeep Adjustable Baby Safety Gate. Having the peace of mind that one’s children are safe and protected is the best Father’s Day gift. For more information, visit their website.
The Oakley Encoders are the newest frame built around the needs of sport performance including cycling, baseball, golf, running and more. The Encoders feature a functional design made to support optimized coverage, a wider field of view, frame retention and impact protection. The entire collection comes available with Prizm lenses, designed to enhance color, contrast and detail to make the most of any activity.
Price: $126 – $176
The Oakley Odyssey Collection features seven sport and lifestyle frames in a variety of hand-crafted colorways for 2021, including Colorshift Splatter, Holographic and Poseidon. All frames include Prizm Lens Technology, designed to enhance color and contrast so you can see more detail across colors including Prizm Road Jade, Prizm Grey and Prizm Road Black. Select styles in the collection – Sutro, Sutro Lite and Sylas – are available Asia fit as well as standard fit.
Price: $146 – $166
The Oakley MotoGP collection launched to celebrate the world’s most premier motorcycle racing event. The collection’s Ejector frame celebrates some of the top names in the sport including nine-time Grand Prix World Champion Valentino Rossi, Marc Maquez and Maverick Vinales. All three pairs come with Prizm lenses and as an extra bonus, the eyewear even comes with a custom microbag featuring the riders’ personal logos.
Price: $136 – $166
Oakley M-Frame Origins Collection features eyewear with colorways and lens shapes inspired by the original M-Frame first released in 1989. The M-Frame Origins Collection includes Frogskins, M2 Frame XL and Sutro with both Prizm Road and Prizm Sapphire lenses featuring Prizm Lens Technology.
Offered in six new colorways, Oakley Sutro inspires athletes to move confidently and seamlessly throughout their day, whether their rides take them through city roads or rural trails. Featuring the high wrap shield unique to the Sutro shape, these frames provide protection from the elements paired with improved vision thanks to Prizm Lens Technology.
Discover the new PRX
The Tissot PRX Powermatic 80 is finally here! A throwback to a flagship design from 1978, the PRX 40 205 is an essential timepiece with an integrated case and bracelet available in three different dials.
T1374072103100 (silver dial)
T1374071105100 (black dial)
T1374071104100 (blue dial)
I Am Your Father’s Day from STAR WARS™ Fine Jewelry
There is a new way to celebrate this Father’s Day… To honor the dad’s that are as wise as Yoda™, as strong as Darth Vader™, and as dedicated as R2-D2™… there are plenty of special gifts that all dads that are a fan of Star Wars will enjoy from Star Wars Fine Jewelry.
Share your similar passion for the Galaxy, Rebels, Light Side and Dark Side with your father. There are seven distinctive fine jewelry collections inspired by Star Wars, so every fan can connect with their favorite character’s journey, from R2-D2 to the Mandalorian™. Shop assortments that honor the light side or the dark side. All pieces in all seven collections are beautifully crafted in gold or silver with diamonds and gemstones. Discover the Father’s Day collection HERE. Styles range from $149 to $1,599.
True Nutrition and Paleo Pro Snacks
For Dads with an active lifestyle, True Nutrition and Paleo Pro both offers snacks that are both delicious and healthful. True Nutrition offers bulk powders and supplements, with vegan, paleo, low fat, low carb, and keto-friendly options. True Nutrition’s supplements are aimed at boosting energy and endurance, promoting muscle gain, increasing wellness, and supporting weight loss. Dads can create their own blends of custom smoothies, oatmeals, or protein blends to best suit their individual needs.
Paleo Pro offers quick, prepackaged snack options for Dads on the go. Paleo Pro’s Primal Protein Bars are the perfect breakfast bar or post-workout snack. These delicious, protein-packed bars are gluten-free, dairy-free, whey-free, and soy-free. This Father’s Day, boost dad’s mood and energy with True Nutrition and Paleo Pro’s snacks.
Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old Single Malt Scotch Whisky
Glenfiddich 14-Year-Old is matured for 14 years in ex-bourbon American Oak casks. This bourbon barrel reserve is a celebration of American spirit, paying tribute to the shared history of American and Scotch whiskey and the American Oak ex-bourbon barrels that are the backbone of the single malt Scotch whisky industry.
This exclusive Glenfiddich expression has been matured for 23 years in American and European oak casks and elegantly finished in rare French cuvee casks. The finest flavors from Scotland and France have been fused together through the art of experimentation, to redefine moments of celebration and create a new and extraordinary drinking experience. SRP $49.99
2021 Lexus IS 350 F-Sport
The Lexus IS 350 F-Sport was designed in tandem with BMW and Lexus, mixing the utmost quality of German and Japanese engineering. This luxury sedan does not only have gleaming curb appeal, but also packs in technological innovation and high quality craftsmanship. With the Mark Levinson navigation/audio package, drivers are sure to arrive at their destinations safely and in style.
Packing in power and agility, the IS 350 F-Sport has all-wheel drive abilities and a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 311 HP @ 6600, and 280 torque @ 4800. Equipped with the Lexus Safety System + 2.5 Pre-Collision System, this vehicle has pedestrian detection, all speed-dynamic radar cruise control, intelligent high beams, road sign assist, lane tracing assist, and lane departure alert with steering assist. To learn more about the Lexus IS 350 F-Sport’s features, please visit Lexus’ website.
Casio’s EQB1100XDC1A Watch
The newest addition to Casio’s Edifice flagship EQB1100 Series is the athletic and elegant EQB1100XDC1A watch. For fathers who are on the go, involved in sports, or looking to stay more on schedule, Casio provides superior timekeeping solutions. Watch wearers can easily time their workouts and track their training progress. If your pops is eco-conscious, this watch is also perfect for him–thanks to its power saving mode and Tough Solar power system.
Casio’s new Edifice Collection model features a sleek design, which includes a black IP band and an octagonal, green IP tachymeter bezel. Furthermore, the watch is made from black gun metal and has a hunter green, accented face. The athletic design of the EQB1100XDC1A features a stainless-steel coating and highly scratch-resistant sapphire glass, proving that this watch is meant to last. Gift your dad a practical present he’s sure to get use out of by visiting Casio’s website or your local jewelry retailer. The EQB1100XDC1A is now available for purchase for $350.00.
Ballguard Ball Deodorant
Ballguard Liquid Powder Ball Deodorant helps with – let’s just get it out there – chafing and sweat. Hide it in your man cave and use it any time you start to feel uncomfortable down there. It’s a god send for any man’s prized jewels. This deodorant can be applied as a soothing cream.
With instant drying ability, this product is mess-free. Ballguard’s liquid power helps fight odor, irritation, and perspiration. Additionally, this deodorant is talc-free, paraben-free, and aluminum-free. Perfect for on-the-go travel, this 3.4oz, travel-approved deodorant is a man’s best friend. For more info, please visit Ballguard’s website.
Extract Labs CBD Tincture and Muscle Cream
Extract Labs has a CBD tinctures and muscle creams that can help relieve any types of muscle cramps and inflammation from gaming, typing or texting. Further, the tinctures and creams can also help users relax and relieve stress.
Extract Lab’s award-winning CO2-extracted tinctures provide the utmost quality of full-spectrum CBD. Their CBD is also THC-free and extra strength. A variety of mouth watering tincture flavors are available, like raspberry and bananas foster. Extract Labs also offers a variety of CBG oils. For more information, please visit their website.
Guru Nanda The Waterless Mist Pluggy
Guru Nanda’s Waterless plug-in diffuser will refresh your man cave while you get to unwind. To operate this diffuser, simply put in the oil, plug in the diffuser, and push the power button. Ideal for rooms small or large, the aroma-therapeutic power of this diffuser poses an innovative alternative to air fresheners.
This essential oil diffuser uses nebulizer technology to diffuse 100 percent pure essential oils without any added water. It is extremely long-lasting, as the diffuser can run up to four weeks with a 30ml bottle. Users can customize their mist mode settings and choose from three different diffuser sizes.
Indigo Wild Sea Salt Zum Body Mist
Indigo Wild’s Sea Salt Zum Body Mist can refresh your man cave and your skin in no time. This mist is made with simple, plant-based ingredients, including water and vegetable glycerin. Additinally, this mist includes high-quality essential oils, with no chemical emulsifiers.
The mist’s sea salt scent is subtly mixed with relaxing citrus scents. With hints of grapefruit, geranium, and smoky patchouli, Indigo Wild has crafted a pleasant smelling and relaxing mist. This blend is a great way to hide any unpleasant odors, and can be used for gym bags, cars, locker rooms, dresser drawers, bathrooms, and more. For more information, please visit Indigo Wild’s website.
TRIbella Wine Aerator
From full-bodied cabs to complex pinots, create an elegant experience from bottle to glass with the amazing TRIbella wine aerator. Touted as the “Greatest Aerator of All Time,” the TRIbella has taken the wine world by storm with its patented dripless, 3 stream design. For fathers who appreciate fine wine, this gift is ideal.
As the beautiful red liquid cascades from the engineered exit pipes, the wine mixes with the surrounding air before gracefully falling into your desired vessel. The end result is a fully-aerated and enhanced taste in seconds–no more waiting! To learn more, visit HERE. The TRIbella retails for $40 and is available online via Williams Sonoma and Amazon.
By Joseph Heller
Love is in the air, gals… Valentine’s Day is almost here! If you’re new to owning an online boutique and this is the first Valentine’s Day you’ll be celebrating as a small business owner, the approach of February 14th might have you mainly thinking about what you’ll get for your significant other and (maybe even more so) what he or she will get for you. Or maybe you typically spend Valentine’s Day with your best single gal pals, eating chocolate and exchanging gifts.
But Valentine’s Day isn’t all about love, romance, and cheesy cards. No matter how big or small your eCommerce business is, it can be a day that drives sales like no other – especially if you sell clothing, jewelry, or other gifts. In fact, it rivals only Christmas in consumer spending. If you play your cards right, the days surrounding Valentine’s Day could make up one of your best sales weeks of all time.
Of course, competing with major retailers isn’t easy, least of all on Valentine’s Day. Stores all over the country are spending thousands of dollars on Valentine’s marketing, trying to get people to buy their gifts from them. Sure, you could have an incredible selection of Valentine’s gifts and accessories, available for great prices – but if nobody knows about your shop, it won’t do you any good in the end.
If you’re going to drive both new and existing customers to your shop for their Valentine’s shopping, you’ve got to get creative about your Valentine’s Day marketing. Read on to learn 15 affordable Valentine’s Day marketing ideas for your boutique – and why you really should care to do something special for this holiday in the first place.
Valentine’s Day and eCommerce
The numbers are clear – Americans spend a whole lot of dough on Valentine’s Day. The average American celebrating Valentine’s Day spent $196.31 on Valentine’s Day in 2020, adding up to a total of $27.4 billion spent on the holiday in 2020. Trends show that number only heading upwards – 2020 spending was up 32% from 2019.
Of course, that’s just the big picture – and not all of that money is being spent in boutiques like yours. Here are a few other stats you should be aware of that paint the picture of consumer spending on Valentine’s Day, based on 2020 numbers:
- 32% buy Valentine’s Day gifts from discount stores.
- Men spend nearly three times as much as women on Valentine’s Day.
- $5.8B was spent on Valentine’s Day jewelry
- $4.3B was spent on a Valentine’s Day night out
- $2.4B was spent on Valentine’s Day chocolate
- $2.3B was spent on flowers
- $2B was spent on Valentine’s Day gift cards
- $1.3B was spent on Valentine’s Day greeting cards
- 45% of adults didn’t celebrate Valentine’s Day
- 15% of Americans buy themselves a present on Valentine’s Day
- Americans spend an average of $12.21 on Valentine’s Day gifts for their pets
With all of that shopping and spending going on during the Valentine’s Day season, you’ll want to make sure your business ends up with even a small sliver of that massive pie. Running holiday-themed campaigns and upping your marketing efforts leading up to Valentine’s Day will help you keep your boutique fresh in people’s minds and increase the chances that they go straight to you once it’s time to shop for their Valentine’s Day gifts.
15 Valentine’s Day Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses
Don’t have a huge marketing budget? No problem – with time, effort, and the right direction, you can still get your boutique’s awesome Valentine’s Day gifts and products in front of the right people. Here are 15 Valentine’s Day marketing ideas for small businesses that you can implement for little or no money.
- Send a themed email marketing campaign
Instead of generic email newsletters or sale messages, send a themed Valentine’s Day email that’s all about love, friendship, and gift-giving. Drive your audience to your website with gift suggestions and fun Valentine’s-themed wordplay. (You know… “love is in the air,” “we will always love you,” “gifts with heart,” etc!) For more tips on how to use email marketing to grow your boutique, click here.
- Host a contest
Embrace the holiday and host a fun couples contest or giveaway on your boutique’s social media page. Don’t be afraid to get creative! Have participants recreate a photo, do a challenge, coordinate an outfit together using a piece from your shop – whatever sounds like a good time. Then, have your audience vote for their favorite entrant on Valentine’s Day. (No need to exclude single people from this one – you could welcome entries from couples, BFFs, family members, etc.)
- Run “couples” deals
How do you make a BOGO deal more festive? Call it a couples deal, or a two for one deal! Choose a selection of Valentine’s Day items that you’ll put on sale, whether it’s chocolates, earrings, or pink scrunchies. Encourage them to gift the extra item to their significant other, give one to their BFF for Galentine’s Day, or just keep it for themselves as a token of your love for them!
- Partner with another small business
Community over competition, right ladies? Partner with a local business and share the love. It could be another online boutique or a local business that doesn’t directly compete with yours but has a similar clientele, like a florist or a nail salon. Offer a combined Valentine’s Day gift package of your products/services and theirs. This is an especially great idea if you have a strong local presence (or if you’re interested in making it stronger!)
- Celebrate Galentine’s Day
Don’t sleep on Galentine’s Day! Coined by Leslie Knope from the TV show Parks and Recreation, Galentine’s Day is a day reserved for celebrating female friendships. It takes place the day before Valentine’s Day, February 13th. To celebrate, bundle a few of your most popular items offer curated gift packages that’d be perfect to gift to a best friend. You could also offer a discount when they multiple of the same item to gift to their friends.
- Have a V-Day themed photoshoot
Create some fun Valentine’s Day photos to post on your social media accounts leading up to the big day. You could take photos of couples wearing your clothing, flat lays of all of the red and pink items you carry, or outfit inspo photos against a red or a pink backdrop.
- Create a Valentine’s Day gift guide
You and I both know how hard it can be to shop for people – especially your significant other. Make the whole V-day shopping experience a little less stressful by putting together a list of gift ideas and sharing it on your company blog.
No need to have every single item come from just your shop – in fact, it might be more helpful and comprehensive if you scour other local or small boutiques as well and feature their products in your guide. (It’s a great way to open the door to new networking relationships, too!) If you’re feeling up to it, you could create multiple gift guides with different people in mind – for her, for him, for mom, for Galentine’s Day, for your pet, etc.
- Send a card
Everyone loves getting mail! Send your past and present customers a real-life Valentine via snail mail. No need to be salesy – the point of this is to show your customers how much you appreciate them and that you’re even thinking about them on the day dedicated to love. Include a coupon to be used in-store or a unique promo code to thank them for showing you and your store love throughout the years.
- Share the love
Turn your social media into even more of a community. Invite your audience to share their love stories with you, whether through DMs or by using a certain hashtag in their posts. You can make this as sappy or spicy as you want to – feel free to mix things up a bit by also asking people to send you their worst or funniest dating stories as well! Once you’ve compiled submissions, feature your favorites in your stories. It’ll keep the rest of your audience engaged and help participants feel even more involved in your brand.
- Show the love locally
Valentine’s Day is all about sharing the love. What better way to do that than by giving back to the people who need it most? Celebrate Valentine’s Day by hosting a service project, donating products from your store to a local organization, or pledging to donate a certain percentage of your profits in the weeks surrounding Valentine’s Day.
Make sure to advertise this throughout your social channels and your website so your customers know how much good their purchases are doing. Not only will you be able to make a real difference in your community, but you’ll also be able to involve your customers in your charity work.
- Highlight date night outfits
People don’t just spend money on gifts during the Valentine’s Day season. They also spend money on themselves, buying clothing, lingerie, date night jewelry, and more. Put together a few fabulous Valentine’s Day outfits using products from your boutique and share a few outfit inspo photos on social media. Be sure to group those products together on your website so your customers can easily purchase everything they need to recreate the outfit.
- Don’t alienate single people
For people who aren’t currently in a relationship, Valentine’s Day feels a whole lot more like Singles Awareness Day. Why not go out of your way to show them a little love, too? Don’t leave single people out of all the Valentine’s Day fun – consider running some sort of promo just for them. Run a sale on self-care items that make treat yo’ self gifts, like bath bombs, jade rollers, and (of course) chocolate. You could do this in conjunction with your regular Valentine’s Day promotions or the week before.
- Be clear about shipping deadlines
Some people plan ahead of every holiday and finish their gift-shopping weeks in advance – but most people tend to be last-minute Valentine’s Day shoppers. Of course, placing a last-minute order from your online boutique on February 13th probably isn’t going to work out for them. Add a banner to your site reminding shoppers of the Valentine’s Day delivery deadline. Be clear and realistic about shipping cutoffs to receive items by Valentine’s Day. Encourage people to buy early, especially with COVID-related shipping delays making package deliveries even more unreliable than usual.
- Make a Valentine’s Day video
When it comes to commanding your audience’s attention, video is one of the very most effective marketing tools out there. Rather than just snapping a few photos of your new Valentine’s Day products, create a video showcasing your favorite Valentine’s Day outfits or gift ideas. You could create a short-form vertical video using IG reels or TikTok, or share a longer informative video on YouTube, Facebook, or IGTV.
- Host a Giveaway
Spread the love with an exciting giveaway. Partner with other small businesses in your community or your niche to give something away. It could be a romantic couple’s getaway with flowers, a hotel stay, and a new outfit, a date-night-in package with a dress, a romantic candle, chocolates, and a voucher for fancy takeout, or an epic Valentine’s Day shopping spree. Just make sure it’s somewhat Valentine’s Day related, whether with what you’re giving away, how you enter, or even just with the images and language you use to introduce it.
While implementing these Valentine’s Day marketing ideas might take some serious thought and strategizing, with a little effort they can pay off in a big way.
Now that you have a few great ideas on how you can encourage your customers to shop with you this Valentine’s Day, make sure you’ll have enough Valentine’s Day gifts and outfit ideas in stock ahead of time. Click here for 15 wholesale boutique items you’ll want to stock up on for Valentine’s Day.
As Valentine’s Day quickly approaches, the team at 360 Magazine has come together to share their favorite gift ideas that your loved ones are sure to cherish. When getting that special someone a gift, it’s important that it’s romantic as well as useful and these gifts encompass these qualities.
ArT Wine Preserver®
More people are finding reasons to enjoy a glass of wine at home these days. In some areas, the bars still aren’t open. As kids go back to school, parents are finding themselves needing an extra glass of wine or two, especially with homeschooling and distance learning this year. What’s a better gift for Valentine’s Day than a tool to preserve this romantic beverage.
Most opened bottles of wine go to waste and an estimated $1.5 billion worth of wine is poured out every year due to oxidation. ArT Wine Preserver® wants to change this wasteful drinking habit. At the same time, it’s promoting moderation drinking in a sustainable way. This made in the USA, recyclable wine saver uses pure argon gas to displace oxygen. Argon gas is the preferred method by winemakers to prevent oxidation in wine.
Argon is a natural atmospheric gas that’s non-toxic and non-reactive. It makes the perfect wine preserver because it doesn’t react with your wine flavors or aromas, it simply displaces the oxygen. It also, keeps wine fresh 7 to 30 day, preserves up to 40 bottles per can and takes two seconds to use.
ArT Wine Preserver – Starting at $14.99
Patrick Mahomes II Signature Series
Oakley® and Patrick Mahomes II recently launched the Patrick Mahomes II Signature Series. Dreamt up by the reigning Super Bowl Champion and MVP, the debut sunglass of his Signature Series is a fresh and unexpected take on the all-new Sutro Lite. The stylish and functional frame features discoverable details throughout to honor the unconventional talent who is shaping the future of the sport. These are the perfect gift for the athlete in your life.
The frame features a red color theme for the quarterback’s teams: Kansas City Chiefs and Texas Tech, an etched lens with II for Mahomes, and a unique print that nods to the MVP’s nicknames “Showtime” and “2 PM.” Each frame is also equipped with Oakley’s Prizm™ Lens Technology, designed to enhance color and contrast to see more detail, and a custom microbag that features his signature.
“When I first joined Team Oakley, I was instantly drawn to the Sutro family – a bold and sleek performance frame that is style driven for life off-the-field,” said Mahomes. “Now today, to have the opportunity to launch my own Signature Series that represents who I am as an athlete has been an honor.”
Patrick Mahomes II Signature Series – Starting at $196
David Beckham Sports NEQI Mask
David Beckham, known for his high-quality performance and superiority in the world of Professional Soccer, is known to dress as equally well as he plays. The greatest soccer player of our time spares no details, especially when it comes to wearing a mask, and is among the latest celebrities to wear superior face covering, NEQI Reusable Mask!
Stay safe (and soft) with NEQI, the UK brand that specializes in keeping you clean and safe, which has now made its way to the USA via Amazon.com. Natives of the Earth standing for Quality and Innovation, is the motto that NEQI embodies. Founded in 2020, NEQI focuses on producing premium face coverings, disinfecting sprays, and hand cleansing gel products. NEQI believes good health belongs to everyone and stands behind quality.
The design affordable, reusable, sustainable face masks are lightweight, ultra-breathable and easy to style. Designed with comfort in mind to ensure we are protecting our environment as well as ourselves. Masks come in 3 colors and multiple sizes, all perfectly pocket-size for on-the-go storage. No one imagined face masks would be the perfect Valentine’s Day gift, but in 2021, nothing says I love you like protection from Covid. The masks come in two colors and sizes and there is also a children’s option.
NEQI Face Covering – Starting at $10.99
Fine Jewelry from The House of Luxury
Nothing says Valentine’s Day quite like exquisite jewelry for that special someone. Jewelry has always been a classic gift for Valentine’s Day and The House of Luxury will ensure you pick the right piece. For Valentine’s Day The House of Luxury has created a beautiful selection of fine jewelry from their leading designers Alessa Jewelery, Tabbah, Aisha Baker, Terzihan, YEPREM and Dr
From a Y-NOT Necklace by YEPREM in 18K White Gold in Diamonds to Fizzy: Red Enamel Square Earring by Terzihan in 18K Rose Gold with Diamonds and Red Enamel, these superb selections are sure to be a hit with any woman in your life.
A variety of pieces and styles – Starting at $1,700
The “Don’t Block Your Blessings” Festival
Give your loved ones the gift of blessings and mental health as we navigate what holidays look like through Covid-19. We have loved watching the Don’t Block Your Blessings movement develop. They have announced a one of a kind live-stream festival featuring musicians, artists, and some of the most innovative minds in self-growth and healing. The DBYB Festival boasts three interactive rooms on an exclusive virtual platform allowing festival-goers to jump from room to room attending talks and sessions, accessing musical performances, and viewing live art as it’s created.
Produced by Erez Safar, whose first live-stream festival, Lo-Freq Fest, was featured in Billboard, and shared around the globe. The debut DBYB festival featured over 40+ world-wide presenters with 25,774 viewers.
The next festival will be free to participate in and free to attend virtually, and is set to take place on Valentine’s (Sunday February 14th), between 6-9pm PST.
RSVP Now by going to www.dontblockyourblessings.org/fest.
Virtual Festival – Free
Casio has recently introduced an all-new timepiece to G-SHOCK’s premium Full Metal Series, the GMWB5000RD-4. The new model is constructed with a tough yet fashionable exterior that boasts an eye-catching red stainless-steel case and solid stainless steel band.
The latest Full Metal 5000 model carries on the tradition of the original G-SHOCK DW-5000C with its classic square case shape and digital display. The GMWB5000RD-4 also features a band created with a bold red IP finish, and a screw back with a diamond-like carbon finish for outstanding wear resistance. This is sure to be a show-stopping gift for anyone in your life.
In addition to an updated look, the new Full Metal timepiece comes equipped with several of G-SHOCK’s new and most premium technical features, including Bluetooth Connectivity via the G-SHOCK Connected app, and Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping for self-adjusting and accurate hour / date display virtually anywhere on the globe. It also boasts a STN-LCD digital display that makes the watch easy to read from any angle, as well as Tough Solar Technology, making it capable of self-charging even with low sun exposure.
The GMWB5000RD-4 – $600
Samsung Galaxy S21 Accessories
The line consists of two screen protectors as well as a variety of cases in four different colors. The GlassFusion VisionGuard+ with D3O is a hybrid screen protector that is engineered to be unbreakable and features an Eyesafe® technology layer that blocks HEV blue light without distorting the color performance of the smartphone screen. It also contains anti-microbial properties that protect the screen protector by inhibiting the growth of odor-causing bacteria. The GlassFusion+ with D3O, is a slightly cheaper model without VisionGuard+.
The phone cases include the Havana , the Crystal Palace, the Copenhagen, and the Denali, all priced reasonably starting at $29.99. The cases are slim, stylish and protective, everything you could want from a phone case.
Samsung Galaxy S21 Accessories – Starting at $29.99
PUMA x Michael Lau Collection
This new unisex collection consists of footwear, apparel and accessories that features hand-drawn pencil graphics, graph paper textures and other playful design references with a hand-made inspired look and feel. Key footwear styles include bold iterations of the Mirage Mox, Ralph Sampson Mid, Ralph Sampson Lo and RS-2K. Additional items from the pack include the Two-Face track jacket which features a unique print with a pencil mark graphics, a reversible style and a tall collar, a Flat Brim Cap with a detachable “PUMA SAMPLE STUFF” graphic and a Tote Bag that comes with unique graphic prints.
The PUMA x Michael Lau collection will be available on PUMA.com, PUMA stores and select retailers starting Friday, January 22, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
PUMA x Michael Lau Collection – Beginning at $40
Sperry Men’s Bahama II Sneaker
Sperry has always been a classic shoe perfect for the summer. With a timeless style this shoe is 50 percent boat shoe and 50 percent sneaker which makes this boat-sneaker hybrid come with double the wearability.
It has a canvas upper featuring rawhide laces and uses Sperry’s 360° Lacing System™ for a customized fit. The shoe also features a non-marking flexible rubber outsole with molded Wave-Siping™ which provides the ultimate no-slip traction so these shoes can handle any slippery terrain. Sperry has a large selection of shoes for men, women and children which makes them the perfect gift for anyone.
Sperry Men’s Bahama II Sneaker – Starting at $59.95
Oakley® x Turtle Beach
The gaming accessory brand Turtle Beach recently announced a new partnership with Oakley®, a leader in sports performance and optical innovation. As a brand rooted in competition, Oakley continues expanding its lineup of eyewear developed for gamers who share a passion for performance. The new partnership pairs Turtle Beach’s expertise in creating high-quality, glasses-friendly gaming headsets with Oakley’s quest for optimized vision and performance in a collection designed to help gamers see better, hear better and conquer their opponents.
The new collection features two products. The Metalink RX features headset-compatible temples to ensure they stay in place even in the most intense gaming sessions and come with a custom Turtle Beach logo microbag.
The Frogskins Lite is a limited-edition set that is the newest evolution of Oakley’s most iconic lifestyle eyewear. The eyewear features a throwback Turtle Beach color scheme, Oakley’s Prizm Ruby Iridium Lenses, and a rainbow gradient Oakley and Turtle Beach logo on the temple. Either of these are a great selection for Valentine’s Day for any game lover in your life.
Oakley® and Turtle Beach Collection – Starting at $166
Whether your partner cranks up the music during workouts, listens to a podcast on a walk or has days filled with work calls, Adidas Headphones has you covered with lightweight headphones, long battery life and uncompromising sound.
- Over-ear Headphones; washable ear cushions, launch a playlist with one button
- 40-hour battery life
- $170 retail, $119 sale
- In-ear headphones; knitted tangle free cord and passive transparency to hear your surroundings
- 16-hour battery life
- $150 retail, $99 sale
The upcoming sale runs February 7- February 13 on Adidas’ website for all colorways, like the eye-popping Signal Coral. Adidas has a large variety of headphones for your loved ones, that are sure to support
FWD-01- Starting at $99
Farm-Raised Ossetra Caviar Malossol
Valentine’s Day is all about decadence and your Valentine’s Day meal should be no different. What better way to celebrate than with caviar, and D’Artagnan’s Ossetra Malossol Caviar is the caviar of the highest quality.
D’Artagnan’s Ossetra Malossol Caviar is unpasteurized, low-salt and preservative-free, giving it the best authentic and fresh flavor. This caviar is harvested from Siberian sturgeon on a state-of-the-art aquafarm in France. This sustainable product follows the strictest of animal welfare and environmental protocols. The high quality of the caviar is evident in its color, flavor, and texture. The round, plump pearls have a lingering and nutty flavor reminiscent of hazelnuts or fresh walnuts. With ultra-silky mouthfeel and a color that ranges from clear grey to golden chestnut to deep brown, this buttery caviar is truly unforgettable. Make your Valentine’s Day extra special with caviar.
Farm-Raised Ossetra Caviar Malossol – Starting at $124.99
WHOOP Health Monitor
In case you aren’t familiar, WHOOP is a 24/7 fitness tracker and health monitor that provides personalized, actionable feedback and tracks key metrics like heart rate variability, resting heart rate, respiratory rate, and sleep staging with industry-leading accuracy. WHOOP distills all of this data down into three key pillars – recovery, strain and sleep – and provides coaching so users can balance their daily lives, train optimally and unlock the secrets to their body’s true potential.
In April, WHOOP reported findings about the importance of tracking respiratory rate (RR) during the pandemic, and how sudden changes could be significant. In short, WHOOP found that people who had tested positive for COVID-19 had elevated respiratory rates (while people experience most other illnesses did not exhibit that change in RR). Pro golfers, Nick Watney & Scott Stallings, both used WHOOP to track RR and subsequent positive tests for COVID-19, and countless members have shared similar experiences on social media. Lots more info on WHOOP & COVID-19 here and here.
STRAIN, SLEEP & RECOVERY
Strain is a measure of the cardiovascular load your body takes on over the course of a day or during a given activity. WHOOP does not count steps, but calculates your personalized exertion and quantifies it on a scale from 0-21.
Recovery is a personalized measure of how ready your body is to take on strain each day. WHOOP calculates your recovery based on 4 physiological markers: heart rate variability (HRV), resting heart rate (RHR), respiratory rate (RPM), and sleep.
Sleep Performance is the amount you slept compared to how much sleep you needed. WHOOP auto-detects your sleep and wake times each day as well as your sleep stages throughout the night to determine your sleep performance for that night.
The WHOOP Lux Kit includes a band and clasp and is the perfect gift for your loved one this Valentine’s Day. It’s sophisticated and useful, so it’s sure to be a hit. Add a WHOOP membership to your gift so they can always stay healthy.
WHOOP Lux Kit – Starting at $85
Roots of Fight x Kevin Hart
The apparel brand Roots Of Fight and American stand-up comedian, actor, and producer Kevin Hart recently announced that they have joined forces and launched a limited-edition apparel collection. The collection pays homage to different milestones in the comedian’s life that helped get him to where he is today.
The first capsule in the collection, titled the PHILLY 15 & ERIE COLLECTION, pays tribute to his North Philadelphia roots and the intersection where he grew up. Kevin is unequivocally Philly-made and the art in this capsule commemorates that formative time in his life. This capsule, and others to follow in the coming months, will see a portion of all proceeds going to charities.
Items included in this first capsule include a hoody, sweatshirt and tee, which retail for $48 – $85. The full collection is available in limited quantity for purchase now, exclusively on rootsoffight.com.
Roots of Fight x Kevin Hard – Starting at $48
House of Luxury launches the ‘Virtual Xperience‘
This month House of Luxury launched their new hyper-immersive luxury retail platform ‘Virtual Xperience‘. It is literally a virtual House of Luxury where exquisitely furnished 3D spaces like the ‘Parlour of Perfection’ and the ‘Chamber of Calibre’ accentuate choice designer products ranging from fine jewelry by renowned brands such as YEPREM, Simone and Alessa; contemporary art by Banksy, Condo and Kaws; interior décor from Fendi and Ralph Lauren; haute horlogerie from Patek Philippe and others; as well as limited-edition objet d’arts created by leading artists such as Zhuang Hong Yi.
This is the perfect way to shop for luxury gifts this Valentine’s Day in a covid friendly way. You will be able to find the most lavish, designer gifts that will wow anyone on your gift list.
Take a closer via the VX Tour – here
Bourbon Summer Cartoon Crisis
These clothes are the perfect unique gift for any fashion lover in your life. With bold prints and snazzy design, this is a gift that will show your love in a BOLD way.
“We use the post-apocalyptic artwork of BOURBON SUMMER CARTOON CRISIS! to produce exquisitely constructed clothing from the most sumptuous and sustainable fabrics. Our clothes explore the tension between ostentatious prints and refined silhouettes. These garments embody the CRISIS philosophy—finding meaning and beauty amidst the chaos that surrounds us.” Find out more about the product line and the company here.
Bourbon Summer Cartoon Crisis – Starting at $50
Sugar Plum Broken Heart Chocolate Pizza
There’s no better way to say I love you than with food! This chocolate heart pizza from Sugar Plum is a unique treat to share with your loved one.
The solid milk chocolate heart is topped with a festive assortment of chocolate candies and finished with a white chocolate drizzle. Every Chocolate Heart Pizza comes with a wooden mallet, so you can feel free to break this heart into bite-sized bits knowing it’ll never return the favor! Perfect to share with your girls on Galentine’s day
as well! Sugar Plum also offers complimentary two-day shipping!
Chocolate Heart Pizza – $40
- Latest Rolls-Royce accessory reimagines traditional Pursuit Seat for a contemporary world
- Embossed Rolls-Royce Leather seat, coloured to match or contrast with the car’s interior
- Created with contemporary craft materials including carbon fibre and polished aluminium
- Concealed torch bares double-R Badge of Honour
“We have applied Sir Henry Royce’s maxim, ‘Take the best that exists and make it better’, to a quintessentially British product. Elevated to Rolls-Royce’s precise and exacting standards yet true to the original concept, the Pursuit Seat has been reimagined for a contemporary world. Our clients can now enjoy the comfort of a Rolls-Royce seat, no matter the activity or where it may lead.
“We look to create accessories that enhance our clients’ lifestyles. Like every Bespoke commission, each detail of the Pursuit Seat has been minutely considered and meticulously designed, then handcrafted using the very finest materials. The marriage of carbon fibre, polished aluminium and Rolls-Royce leather demonstrates the art of contemporary craftsmanship.”
Matthew Danton, Rolls-Royce Bespoke Designer
The comfort of a handmade leather seat is no longer confined to the interior of a Rolls-Royce motor car, following the release of the marque’s latest Bespoke accessory.
The new Pursuit Seat is a contemporary reimagining of the traditional portable seat, designed by the Bespoke Collective at the Home of Rolls-Royce, in Goodwood, West Sussex. True to the spirit of the original, the Pursuit Seat offers instant, portable comfort in town or country, bringing ease and style to clients’ ever diversified lifestyles. A perfect perch for flying a drone, painting a landscape or simply pausing to take in the view, the Pursuit Seat is the latest accessory designed to enhance the lifestyle experience of Rolls-Royce clients.
Akin to a Rolls-Royce motor car, only the finest materials applied with utmost precision and skill are considered when designing a Rolls-Royce accessory. The Pursuit Seat’s main support is made from carbon fibre and polished aluminium, for an optimal strength-to-weight ratio. With a fully height-adjustable seat, the accessory is designed with the utmost comfort in mind.
Should one find oneself at an outdoor performance, or even trackside at a motorsport event, a discrete pocket on the outer leather seat provides a safe repository for tickets. In case of extra time, encores and curtain-calls, a slim aluminium torch, finished with the double-R Badge of Honour, is stored in the hinge of the seat, ensuring safe passage back to your motor car.
The seat is made from the finest Rolls-Royce leather and embossed with the Spirit of Ecstasy. Clients can choose from an array of Bespoke colours to match, or contrast, with their car’s interior.
The gently flared aluminium ferrule on the end of the stick provides a solid grip on hard surfaces, while the retractable spike, cleverly concealed within, offers the same security on grass and other soft ground.
The Pursuit Seat fits perfectly within the Cullinan Recreation Module, reflecting the car’s #EffortlessEverywhere character; its compact dimensions and elegant leather case also allow it to be stowed unobtrusively in any Rolls-Royce motor car.
The Pursuit Seat is available to purchase individually or as a pair through the Rolls-Royce Boutique and at dealerships worldwide. Prices for an individual seat start from $10.081, excluding local taxes.
By Hannah DiPilato
With a line that unites sustainability and style, Noorullah is a brand to watch. The timeless collection features unique and versatile pieces that appeal to everyone.
Recently, we caught up with designer Noorullah Amiri who explained what makes the line different from the rest of current-day high fashion.
Where did you pull inspiration from for this line?
I pulled inspiration from the Ancient Egyptian wardrobe, which is a white linen fabric that has drape. Linen fibers create a very functional fabric that is breathable and good for temperatures all year round. For the pajama styles, I took inspiration from Gian Lorenzo Bernini’s stained glass window in the St. Peter’s Basilica from 1660. It was fitting to use that print for the pajamas, which you can lounge and meditate in.
The tracksuit is inspired by Ancient Greek Olympians, who would participate in the Olympic events. The idea was to create a comfortable and functional tracksuit also for lounging or exercising in cold weather. I also made use of genuine snake leather for small leather goods in relation to Ancient Greek biblical artworks: “Adam and Eve” and “Laocoon and His Sons”. And also, lamb leather in relation to “The Sacrifice of Issac”.
What made you want to create sustainable fashion?
In the fashion industry, 85% of textiles go to the dumb each year and bits of fibers from the washing machine pollute the ocean. Producing new clothes causes pollution and there is post-consumption pollution as well. The best way to be sustainable is to close the loop in the fashion cycle and use only recycled textiles for making new fibers and materials.
It is our duty to take care of the planet for a better quality of life. And the fashion industry needs to be more sustainable to preserve the ecosystem. Our approach currently, is to focus on style and quality to create sustainable products. Style determines how long products will remain relevant and desirable, while quality determines how long the design will hold up during its use. We fully commit to our highly detailed designs with confidence so that they can be everlasting in terms of style and durability.
Have you had any community involvement relating to your company’s purpose?
Last year in San Francisco, on Earth Day, I went to a fair to gain and spread knowledge about sustainability, and also planted redwood tree sprouts that can grow up to 300 feet.
Where do you hope to see your designs in the future?
I hope to keep the designs exclusive and desirable so they can be enjoyed for a long time. We would like to have a strong global online presence with boutiques in strategic locations.
It is a dream to be able to provide people an experience from our world when shopping inside a brick-and-mortar location. I have a passion for storytelling through visual merchandising. In addition, I hope to have a limited wholesale partnership with a luxury department store.
What is your personal favorite piece from the collection and what makes this your favorite?
If I have one pick, I am going with the Wool Overcoat because it is comfortable and warm. I can wear almost anything underneath and still maintain a modern look. Also, similar to all of the garments from the collection, I created each pattern piece custom for your body. And I like that it has 4 deep pockets for holding valuables.
What would you say is the one thing that makes you stand out against other designers?
I would say it is my confidence because my design process is functional yet artistic, producing something with its own identity. I can pull inspiration from nature, for example, to create something that is unique in design having function and playing with silhouettes or other design elements.
When did you begin designing and how did you get started?
I began designing vector artwork using Adobe illustrator in 2011. I was working on a streetwear brand with t-shirts and fleece before designing window displays and private label brands for assignments in college.
I got started with the Noorullah brand by gathering inspiration and having an end-use in mind for the products. The end-use is when the garments will be worn, where, and by who. Getting an understanding of end-use is what enabled me to get started with bringing the inspirations to life.
Why do some pieces have only limited numbers available? Is this something you plan to change or continue doing in the future?
Everything from the collection is very limited because there are so many ideas to play with for new designs. The collection is truly exclusive and there will be a fresh collection to build from the previous one. In the future, as we expand our business, we will continue to keep the merchandise exclusive in proportion to consumer demands.
What is your process of designing sustainable products to ensure they’re functional and stylish?
To have a sustainable design we begin with the yarns that make up the fabric. To have durable fabrics we select the ones made from long filament yarns which are more durable, produce less fiber waste in the washing machine, and even have a better hand. We pay attention to construction details to make products functional, comfortable, and permanent. This way the products fulfill their intended uses while providing comfort and not becoming damaged. Along with durable materials and construction, we produce designs everlasting in terms of style.
How would you summarize the goal of the line in one sentence?
To give the wearer a high sense of confidence with luxury only for them to know.
Do you believe other brands should move away from fast fashion and create more sustainable clothing?
Yes, absolutely. The biggest way to impact the planet through sustainability in the fashion industry is to not produce any more clothes, but even that will not undo the existing pollution that has already been set in motion many years ago. And since we must continue producing products, it is best to be as ethical as possible.
Although the demand for fast fashion is high because some styles are trendy and affordable, the price that the planet pays is too great. Because fast fashion produces fads, where clothing goes out of style rapidly and they are made poorly to save pennies in productions.
What advice would you give to other designers about becoming more sustainable?
To source only recycled materials, and produce clothing that is classic and high quality.
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For anyone looking for a Father’s Day gift that is a bit more unique than a tool box, Rado has the answer! Besides being the Master of Materials, Rado is globally recognized for many of its iconic vintage watch designs that endure overtime. With vintage watches being the new cool, Rado presents its top three vintage-style watches that are sure to please those dad’s looking for something new but in true classic style.
Captain Cook Bronze
The seamless combination of man-made’s oldest material bronze, and a modern marvel like Rado’s high-tech ceramic, is another attainment where the manufacturer from Lengnau shows its material prowess. The dial and bezel in green high-tech ceramic have kept the same style hands, indexes, Rado’s rotating anchor and red date, but now in a 42mm and bronze case. Ancient and modern, vintage and contemporary, enduring and evolving: the Rado Captain Cook Bronze is a watch of contrasts.
The Captain Cook watch is an original look from 1962 in a new and improved form for the twenty-first century. With vintage details and styling true to the original, like the Rado rotating anchor, red date display and rice-grain bracelet, but up-to-date features and materials, the Captain Cook is a watch designed to stand the test of time. The new 42 mm or 37mm Captain Cook is water-resistant to 20 bar (300m) and has 80 hours power reserve.
Golden Horse 1957
The Golden Horse 1957 is the ultimate vintage watch. Originally released in 1957, the Golden Horse Limited Edition has a 37 mm case, curved dial, Rado’s signature red moving anchor and two golden sea horses on the dial. The rice-grain bracelet famous in the 60s allows for incredible comfort and a true vintage look. It is a perfect blend of past and present.
For anyone looking for the perfect luxury accessory for the father figure in his/her life, a Rado watch is the ideal choice. Check out any of the beautiful watches described above or visit the Rado website to see all of their classy and high-quality gift options.
Rado is known as the Master of Materials for the way it has revolutionised traditional watchmaking, leading the industry by introducing high-tech ceramic, ultra-light high-tech ceramic, colourful high-tech ceramic and Ceramos to its design-led collections. An award-winning designer with numerous prestigious international prizes to its name, and considered the most forward-thinking design player in the watch industry today, Rado has always been a pioneer and leader, setting the standard and raising the bar.
Rolls-Royce offers all of your luxury gift needs for Father’s Day. From car accessories to replicas and everything in between, here are some Rolls-Royce-inspired presents for the father figure in your life.
CULLINAN VIEWING SUITE
Desert sands. Mountain slopes. Rugged river valleys. No frontier is out of bounds to Cullinan. Dare to discover. To embody the essence of the past’s great adventurers. Then open out your Viewing Suite at the touch of a button, and survey just how far you have come. Sociably angled beside a cocktail table and finished in exquisite leather, the bespoke Cullinan Viewing Suite gives you the finest vantage point, anywhere and everywhere.
CULLINAN RECREATION MODULE
Secure, private, and supremely versatile. Cullinan Recreation Module provides automatically deployable storage compartments latched into the boot floor. 48 liters of internal storage space can be effortlessly opened out at the touch of a button. The exterior is perfectly matched to the carpet color. Suited to storing a range of leisure items it offers the most flexible unique storage solution. For the ultimate in organization simply purchase the Utility Bags to easily transport from car to home or work. With Cullinan Recreation Module, endless possibilities await.
REPLICA MODEL CAR – CULLINAN
An authentic 1:8 scale replica of a full-sized Cullinan, in which every detail is reproduced with absolute perfection, can now be enjoyed by clients around the world, in the comfort of their own home. Far more than a mere model, each miniature Cullinan is individually and painstakingly crafted by hand, to the client’s specification, from over 1,000 individual components. This process can take up to 450 hours – over half of the time required to build a full-sized Cullinan at the Home of Rolls-Royce in Goodwood, West Sussex.
The replica is hand-painted using Rolls-Royce color-matched paint, then hand-polished to the marque’s exacting specification; the coachline is even applied using a fine brush, just as it is on the original. The fully functioning exterior lights are operated by a Cullinan-branded remote control; under the bonnet is a perfect likeness of the iconic 6.75-litre twin-turbocharged V12 engine. From the headrest embroidery and wood finishes to seat piping and stitching, these Bespoke creations allow clients to recreate their full-size vehicle with astonishing accuracy, or even envision a future Cullinan to add to their collection.
REPLICA MODEL CAR – PHANTOM
Just as your Rolls-Royce Phantom has a unique and iconic presence, so too do our elegant 1:8 scale models of the range invoke an unmistakable aura. Assembled with thousands of minute components, this Rolls-Royce Phantom is the pinnacle of model reproduction. The result of years of development with the designers and engineers of our motor cars assisting in its creation – it captures the perfectionism of the marque in miniature form.
Hand-finished with the same paint that adorns your own Rolls-Royce Phantom, each model undergoes a scrupulous inspection to ensure superior standards. Only then may it qualify for the iconic Rolls-Royce badge. Choose a replica of your bespoke Rolls-Royce Phantom – or opt for an alternative specification. Either way, the range of 1:8 scale models offers a symbolic enhancement of your Rolls-Royce collection.
Enhance any occasion with the Rolls-Royce Champagne Chest, crafted by artisans to the highest standard of elegance and luxury. The chest effortlessly opens at the push of a button to reveal a perfectly appointed champagne set, worthy of the world’s finest automotive marque. The hand-polished aluminum chassis is swathed in Natural Grain leather and flanked by exquisite wood – materials most found in Rolls-Royce motor cars.
From thermal coolers cradled in leather hammocks to the four hand-blown crystal champagne flutes arranged to evoke memories of a V12 engine, this is Rolls-Royce down to the finest detail. Each item has been carefully selected to enhance your enjoyment – from the highly effective thermal flask to keep your champagne chilled, to the delicate mother of pearl caviar spoons. The Champagne Chest can also be personalized to match the interior of your Rolls-Royce motor car. This Bespoke creation includes removable serving tray, champagne bottle thermal flask, two thermal caviar bowls and four hand-blown champagne flutes all with a leather carrying sleeve.
Making entertaining as pleasurable as driving, the Rolls-Royce Picnic Hamper embodies the golden age of picnicking, when the picnic was an occasion to be savored. The Picnic Hamper welcomes and entices social
delight. Including lead crystal wine glasses, Wedgwood crockery and handmade stainless-steel cutlery, the Picnic Hamper is handcrafted from oiled teak, saddle leather and polished aluminum and features everything essential for the finest picnic for four people.
KINETIC LUGGAGE COLLECTION
An expression of powerful purpose. Alluring in its architecture, the collection suits those who hold an undeniable energy. Determined, yet dynamic.
Travelling should be an exciting endeavor, right down to your choice of luggage. From observing the techniques of the Head Butler at a prestigious London hotel, the Goodwood Design Team have created a luggage concept for those who seek to travel in style. Innovative engineering meets exquisite craftsmanship and an elegant aesthetic.
The six-piece collection, including two Grand Tourers, three Long weekenders and a Garment Carrier, has been designed to fit perfectly into the luggage compartment of your Rolls-Royce Wraith. The striking two-tone styling of the leather and stitching can be personalized, giving you opportunity to choose from a selection of available colors, or your favorite colors if you prefer. The Spirit of Ecstasy adorns each piece as a token reminder of the Rolls-Royce tradition: taking the best that exists and making it better.
A carbon fiber and high-grade aluminum frame makes the Grand Tourer effortless to maneuver, while also providing your belongings with superior protection. The uniquely designed wheel holds true to the smooth handling of your motor car and feature a self-levelling central monogram. Practical and lightweight, the Long Weekender is an ideal accessory for any journey. The piece features a unique magnetic zip that keeps your belongings safe and secure, as well as distinctively crafted handles to ensure maximum comfort when carried. Lastly, the Garment Carrier keeps your formal attire in pristine condition throughout your journey.
ESCAPISM LUGGAGE COLLECTION
Capturing the essence of the wandering spirit, Rolls-Royce presents the Escapism Luggage Collection. The essential luggage range for those who travel for enriching experiences and spontaneous moments of discovery. Crafted from exquisite leather and durable canvas. This essential range of pieces is beautiful in form, yet relaxed and contemporary. Choose from several curated color ways or for the ultimate bespoke interpretation of your personality choose from ten leather colors and eleven fabric hues. The luggage can be purchased as a full four piece set or as individual bags.
ICON LUGGAGE COLLECTION
A timeless piece of luxury for the discerning eye. Beautifully created by the Design Studio at Goodwood, the Rolls-Royce Icon Luggage Collection is handmade, using only the highest quality saddle leather in a classic tan finish.
Nestling neatly into Phantom’s luggage compartment, this practical, yet stylish range comes finished with subtle Rolls-Royce detailing, including monogrammed catches and embroidered lining. The luggage collection can be ordered individually, or in four, five- or six-piece sets.
DAWN AERO COWLING, THE TONNEAU COVER
Dawn Aero Cowling, the Tonneau Cover, blends form with function and exquisite materials to expose another side to the character of Dawn. The elegant sweeping line of the twin leather trimmed cowls flows from the front seats into the rear deck adding dynamism and motion to the cars profile. Fitment of the unit visibly transforms this most elegant of four seat convertibles, evoking the indulgent spirit of the classic two-seater roadster. The beauty of the Aero Cowling Tonneau Cover is not only aesthetic. Milled aluminum webbing underpins the flawless carbon fiber structure. This is then trimmed in the finest natural grain leather matching the main interior color. The aerodynamically sculpted cowls are designed to manage airflow and ensure a calm and unruffled environment for front seat occupants at speed. The twin cowls also feature separately lockable storage compartments for quick accessibility.
DAWN WIND DEFLECTOR
Designed to perfectly complement the Dawn’s elegant silhouette, the Wind Deflector is manufactured using ultra-modern magnesium casting technology for the best possible blend of light weight and strength. When fitted, it significantly reduces turbulence within the front passenger compartment while driving with the convertible roof open. This creates a more relaxed, unruffled experience and makes conversation easier when travelling at speed.
The iconic Rolls-Royce umbrella has been reimagined with striking colors. Finished with a polished color-tone handle and detailed with our famous Rolls-Royce monogram, it makes for the ultimate everyday accessory.
Comprising an ivory cotton twill canopy with contrasting taupe edging, these beautifully hand-crafted parasols protect you from the sun while offering a touch of elegance to any occasion.
ROLLS-ROYCE PURE WOOL LAP BLANKET
Whether you are sharing a cool evening sunset from your Rolls-Royce Event Seats or just out for an evening open top drive in your Roll-Royce Dawn, our pure wool lap blanket is crafted to make your experience effortless and comfortable. Offered in a variety of designs and crafted of 100% pure wool, the blanket is a perfect accessory for any occasion.
ROLLS-ROYCE VALVE STEM CAPS
Even the smallest details matter to a true Rolls-Royce lover. To top off a very special Rolls-Royce Commission we offer custom Aluminum Valve Stem Caps. For those with a darker image for their Rolls-Royce we also offer the stem caps in Anodized Semi-Gloss Black Finish.
Show your appreciation for your loved ones this Father’s Day with any of these unique auto gifts. Visit here for more ideas of perfect presents.
- LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender ($199.99): The 2,573-piece LEGO Technic Land Rover Defender is something dads can enjoy with every member of the family. The New 2020 Land Rover Defender comes to life with realistic elements and functions, including authentic-looking body panels and rims, four-wheel drive with three differentials, fully independent suspension, a working winch and LEGO Technic’s most sophisticated gearbox yet – all designed to provide an engrossing and rewarding building experience for car lovers and LEGO fans alike.
- Land Rover and Musto’s Above and Beyond: The Above and Beyond collection of outdoor performance clothing and technical equipment is inspired by the durability and capability of New Land Rover Defender. Designed to take dads anywhere and to take on anything – from hiking with the family to lounging around the house – top items from the range include:
- Rodinia Hybrid Jacket ($363) – Showerproof and versatile, this softshell jacket is a defense against the elements.
- Reversible Base Layer ($93) – A Reversible Base Layer that adapts to the seasons.
- Above and Beyond Flask ($43) – This robust, double-walled steel flask keeps liquids cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 15 hours.
- Land Rover Experience: With different packages starting at one-hour for $275 per vehicle with up to three people in Carmel, California, Ashville, North Carolina and Manchester, Vermont, guests can look forward to getting behind the wheel of a Land Rover vehicle to develop their driving skills with expert coaching. Whether you’ve never driven off-road or are a seasoned pro, you’ll quickly build confidence, refine your techniques and have fun along the way while create memories with the family.