If you’re only familiar with Cool Material the blog, we really think you should take look at Cool Material the shop, an outpost for some of our favorite items and gifts for men we happen to carry and sell ourselves. Now’s the perfect time, too, because you can clear a good portion of your shopping list with one visit. We truly believe that. If you need some pointers, here are our favorite gifts from the Cool Material Shop.
At the end of a long day we like to decompress with some peace and quiet and two fingers of the good stuff. Keep it simple and cut right to the chase with these glasses.$19
Combines all your favorite things with organic cacao bean “nibs” aged to perfection in Pappy Van Winkle bourbon barrels, then blended with a caramelized buttery brittle and finished with a layer of 67% chocolate.$26
A honeycomb weave that not only promotes airflow but guarantees faster absorption and release of moisture. And it’s made completely out of Egyptian cotton that’s been responsibly grown, picked and manufactured in the Nile Delta.$119
A patent-pending circle grip that allows it to be ignited in the upright or inverted position while also giving the angles flame port all the area it needs to direct the fire to where you want it most. In other words, this is the ideal lighter for candles, fires, grills, fireworks or anything else you need to set ablaze–responsibly, of course.$48
225 photographs taken by the Apollo astronauts and restored from the original scans of 70mm film rolls–displayed in all their glory over the course of 320 pages–so you can experience all the awe and glory of the original missions in glorious detail.$65
With a combination of bergamot, jasmine, amber, sandalwood and oud, this candle has a scent of crackling nostalgia that’s as subtle as it is bold.$24
It’s complicated and a pain in the ass to solve, but it also looks great on a table and serves as a great coaster once you’re done.$69