On the 8th day of Christmas my true loves (yes, that was plural) gave to me...
One... Out of Print Matchbox Set ($8)
From: Chess Club President
His Style: Crisp-collared, argyle patterned brainiac.
The Date Night: Library after-hours spent with wandering fingers and hands between bookshelves...
Swoon Worthy: Out of Print Clothing helps send books to communities in need with each purchase made.
Two... RxArt Between the Lines: A Coloring Book by Contemporary Artists Volume 5 ($20)
From: Edgar Allan Faux
His Style: Sarcastic mystery, a bold contradiction.
The Date Night: Booze and Baroque art gallery appreciation over a few PBRs.
Swoon Worthy: All proceeds from RxArt products support their hospital projects.
Three... Lakrids Liquorice Christmas Decorations ($25-$30)
From: Hopeless Romantic
His Style: Monochrome angles of honest business.
The Date Night: Cozying up in fireside lust over wine and holiday turntables.
Swoon Worthy: Chocolate. ‘Nuff said.
Four... Uncommon Goods Street Map Glasses ($12-$50)
From: Captain Kennedy
His Style: Nautically roped-up in preps and stripes.
The Date Night: For warmth, a private whiskey tasting on the rocks.
Swoon Worthy: 10% off with code ‘HOLIDAY10’ now through 11/30.
Five... Laudine ‘Wander’ Arm Cuffs ($36)
From: Sun Junkie
His Style: Carefree sun-soaker.
The Date Night: Sunset candle carpet picnic screening surf tide and nature documentaries.
Swoon Worthy: One plate of food donated for every piece of jewelry sold.
Six... Stones and Bones Golden Molars ($95)
From: Urban King
His Style: Streetwear, graffitied off-beat edge.
The Date Night: Hole-in-the-wall DJ show spent under a propaganda mistletoe sticker.
Swoon Worthy: 20% off with code ‘FF2015’
Seven... Satch and Fable Leather Briefcases ($119)
From: Southern Charmer
His Style: Pastel-plaid, classically buttoned-up comfort
The Date Night: Horse drawn carriage ride equipped with blankets, hot chocolate, and falling snow.
Swoon Worthy: 20% off with code ‘labelingmen’
Eight... Cameron Scott Gardner Duffle Bags ($1,250)
From: Jock Of All Trades
His Style: Minimalist function that’s flexed for performance.
The Date Night: Races and hand holds on ice skates.
Swoon Worthy: Sleek leather that lasts.
By Gwen Leogrande
Top photograph courtesy of designersof.com
Photographs courtesy of each gift's website