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The Valet. team is constantly scouring shops and the web to find the latest and greatest items from the worlds of fashion, footwear and gear. Here, the editors have assembled their latest finds—the items we deem worthy of your hard-earned money. Browse away, treat yourself to something and start the week off right.
This is not one of those slinky, lightweight T-shirts. This one is purposefully crafted with a more substantial feel that hangs just right against your body. According to the brand, they "took the soft touch of your favorite decade-old tee and beefed it up." We really appreciate the subtle details like the fully taped shoulder seam and slightly rounded corners of the chest pocket.
The Heavy Bag tee,
$45 by Taylor Stitch
A great bag for the beach, work commutes or slinging over your roller carry-on during your next trip. This roomy canvas tote features clever inner and outer pockets and a sturdily reinforced bottom. But what really sold us was the dual-handle design that lets you carry it comfortably both on your shoulder and in your hand.
Stonewashed canvas tote,
$69.50 by J.Crew
This solid wood serving board, which would also make a great cutting board for your bar cart or kitchen, is burned to create its deep matte black finish. It's then finished with a saddle leather handle strap.
Charred wood serving board,
$39.95 at CB2
Dan Snyder, the designer of American sportswear label, Corridor, has just unveiled his new resort-wear brand, Sunshine Blues. As Snyder explains, "while Corridor's made for the city, this is for the beach and boardwalk—the fabrics are light and airy, the cuts are loose but still flattering." We snapped up this garment-dyed shirt immediately.
Garment-dyed cotton shirt,
$95 by Sunshine Blues
Need a rugged watch that looks expensive but really isn't? This is it. Originally released as a high-function field watch in the '90s, this 'Acadia' reference is based on Timex's signature '3F' (three-feature) system, which means it's lightweight, tough and easy to read.
$85 by Timex