The QALO Ring Is The Wedding Band For Active Guys

Wearing your wedding ring while riding your mountain bike, playing sports, or doing a slew of other physical activities is uncomfortable, but showing up at home without one one could end up being far worse. The QALO Ring is your solution. It's the wedding ring for guys with an active lifestyle. The thick silicone bands come in a few different colors and allow you to be comfortable while still showing the lady in your life you're committed. They also allow firefighters to wear a ring on the job and let travelers feel a bit better about their ring possibly getting jacked. Besides, weddings are expensive, and this is also a way to save a few bucks.
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Everyday Carry Trays SHOP

Tossing your wallet, keys, and random everyday carry items haphazardly on your nightstand after work looks sloppy. Problem is, most valets on the market look like they belong in a dusty antique shop and not on your dresser. These simple leather valets are a stylish alternative. Each Everyday Carry Tray is handmade in Minneapolis using belt-weight leather and solid brass rivets. They’re sturdy and raw, and a perfect home for your daily necessities. ... check it out
$35 buy
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Tactical Mini Slik Knife SHOP

Don’t let its size fool you, this diminutive knife will make quick work of any task you throw its way. The tanto blade is razor sharp and sports a fine tip that requires the sheath to keep it under wraps. Perfect for piercing or slicing, the Tactical Mini Slik Knife is made for those who need an everyday carry knife that performs better and is more durable than others. Included is a small lanyard with a blue titanium bead to make it easy to carry around. ... check it out
$50 buy
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German-Built Stonewashed Sport Pen SHOP

Like your favorite pair of jeans, this ballpoint pen has been given the stonewash treatment. The pocket-sized writing instrument sports a metal tip, pocket clip, and a worn-in appearance. Perfect for tossing in your denim’s pocket on a daily basis. ... check it out
$70 buy
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Pickpocket Alpha SHOP

In an effort to tame that mess of keys without adding to the bulk, consider adding the Pickpocket Alpha to your everyday carry. The titanium keychain offers multiple holes for different key rings, a bottle opener, and a pocket clip all in a slim package. ... check it out
$24 buy
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Modular iPad Mini Cases

This is Ground, the maker behind some of the most clever iDevice storage and accessory options out there, is back with the most ambitious project yet--The Mod. The Mod starts as what looks like a simple leather folio for your iPad Mini. On the left, there are places for your business or transit cards, a charging cable, ... continue reading
$250+ buy MORE: Accessories.
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Deck Out Your Desk With Walnut

Most desks are pretty boring. If you're at the office, it's frequently a combination of function before form pieces that leaves the entire environment sterilized. If you're at home, it's probably filled with papers, pens and other office supplies. Even if you work at a relatively "hip" office, you could probably use ... continue reading
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Word. Indigo Notebooks SHOP

Long associated with just denim, indigo has recently popped up in so many pieces of clothing and decor. Japanese fabrics in these shades of blue have been used to craft everything from sharp-looking scarves to sneakers and button-downs. Often with simple white lines, dots, and other small details, these fabrics are the inspiration for the latest series of Word. Notebooks. Each set includes three notebooks in different indigo patterns. All feature our unique organizational system to keep everything you jot down in order. Every Word. Notebook is designed and made in the USA. ... check it out
$9.99 buy
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Nocs NS500 Aluminum Earphones Are Tangle-Free

This isn't the first time we've talked about Nocs audio equipment around here, and it probably won't be the last. They consistently deliver high-quality products that look good. Their products consistently sound good in the high, low and everywhere in between departments. Most importantly, they spend a serious amount ... continue reading
$80 buy MORE: Accessories.
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Tender Co. Brass S-Bend Key Hook

We could go on and on about the benefits of simplicity when it comes to design. We could even take a trip back and talk about the painstaking process of lost wax casting. But we're not going to do either one of those things because this brass s-bend keyhook from Tender Co. speaks for itself. Designed to sit flush with ... continue reading
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Word. Stealth Camo Notebook

Cunning, careful, and mysterious. For your private dealings that happen under the dark of night, there’s the new Stealth Camo Notebook from Word. The latest camo pattern from Word. Notebooks is an ode to life’s more covert affairs and secretive matters. Every notebook is designed and made in the USA and features our unique organizational system to keep track of your to-do lists and tasks. Pick up a pack and start your clandestine note-taking now. ... check it out
$10 buy
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Holiday Gift Guide: Exit Through The Gift Shop

We’d like to thank you for stopping by Cool Material. After you’ve perused the site, we’d like to kindly welcome you to stop by our gift shop before you go. Okay, this isn’t some lame museum with tasteful nudes, but we do have some gear in our shop that will make for solid holiday gifts. Here are a few of our favorite items that we stock. Sorry for the lack of tasteful nudes. ... continue reading
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The Standard Memorandum SHOP

Inspired by pocket journals from the early to mid 1900's, The Standard Memorandum is designed to chronicle a year of your life. Word. has teamed up with designer and illustrator, Jon Contino, to create a modern version of this storied notebook. The Standard Memorandum is laid out so you simply jot down a line or two every day for a year and are left with a memento you can save or pass down. ... check it out
$11 buy