For our Men’s Gift Guide we have chosen a selection of items that are tools as much as they are objects of refinement. Each demonstrates integrity, skill and dedication to craft. The materials are honest and well-chosen. These are pieces that will be used everyday and whose craftsmanship ensures a lifetime of use.
Kalon Studios Shaving Set
available as individual pieces or a complete set, $65-$200
Featuring a silver-tipped badger knot, black walnut handles, and veg tan leather hanging loops, this set is handmade in Los Angeles from the highest quality materials.
Kalon Studios Jump Rope
available in 2 handle styles and 2 cable weights, $65-$85
With its handmade wood and leather handles and nylon-coated steel cable, this jump rope is a serious piece of workout equipment that doesn’t sacrifice performance for style. Designed and made in Los Angeles.
Kalon Studios Coyote Stool
available in 2 leathers, $165
Our take on a classic tripod campaign stool, the new Coyote stool is made of solid domestic ash and available in a thick veg-tan or latigo leather. Designed and made in Los Angeles.
Clare V Toiletry Case
Made from sturdy canvas and ripstop nylon, this classic dopp kit is sure to survive travel both near and far. Designed and made in Los Angeles.
Osma Shaving Soap
This unique French-made shaving soap combines shea butter and alum to moisturize the skin and prevent irritation.
Dr. Hauschka Clarifying Day Oil
Made in Germany from all natural ingredients, this light day oil is great to apply after shaving to balance and moisturize the skin.
Gränsfors Wildlife Axe
Hand-forged by expert Swedish smiths, the Gränsfors axe is great for splitting logs for the fire, whether in the backcountry or the backyard.
Once commonly carried by Japanese students to sharpen pencils, these hand-forged carbon steel pocket knives remain as useful as ever for a variety of household and outdoor tasks.
Oak Street Lakeshore Boots
All Oak Street shoes and boots are handcrafted in the USA by shoemakers with over 20 years of experience and constructed from renowned Horween Chromexcel leather. They are one of a small handful of companies making shoes the traditional way.
Rogue Territory Jeans
available in a variety of washes and fits, $220-$279
Combining modern fit with classic denim construction, Rogue Territory jeans are made from Japanese selvedge denim and handcrafted in Los Angeles.