5 Stylish Items
to Buy This Week

From cool sneaker collaboration to some sophisticated home fragrances

5 stylish items to buy this week 5 stylish items to buy this week

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.


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Is this the bag you need this summer? The internet seems to think so. UNIQLO's surprisingly simple “round mini shoulder bag” has earned the top spot on The Lyst Index, a quarterly report that ranks the trendiest products and the most popular brands. The big draw, of course, is the price. But it's also a sleek, simple and functional design—the sloped style looks akin to high-end designer bags and it packs a surprising amount of gear into the lightweight pouch. Plus, it comes in a range of colors (but the black or navy will always be a smart choice).

Round shoulder bag,
$19.90 by UNIQLO


Not all sunglasses are created equal. There are some that look cool and there are some that are functional. It's not always the case that you find a pair that checks both boxes. But these do. Shinola's Arrow sport shades feature a lightweight matte metal frame and adjustable non-slip nose pads. The rectangular lenses aren't too big, but offer optimal coverage to keep sun and glare out of your eyes.

Arrow sport sunglasses,
$279 by Shinola



Is it too early to buy shorts? Well, we say rush the season so you can find the pairs you want (while they're still in stock and maybe even on sale). J.Crew's design team drew inspiration from vintage hiking gear for these versatile, hard-wearing shorts. Cut from 100% recycled nylon, they're made from regenerated fiber spun from nylon waste, including discarded fishing nets. All the classic details are there, from an elastic waistband with integrated belt to zipper-secured pockets.

Nylon hiking short,
$79.50 / $39.50 by J.Crew


These are some of the coolest ways to experiment with incense. They're matchsticks that allow you to strike the incense right on the box. You then let it smolder on an included felt pad like a standard stick of incense, only these small sticks are designed to provide just 10 minutes of aroma. Not too much, not too little. Made in Japan by a premier incense maker, the scents are sophisticated and deep. And while there are three to choose from, our choice is the “cedar wood.”

Cedar wood incense matches,
$14 by Hibi



If everyone's wearing white canvas sneakers, throw them for a loop with some suede kicks in this rich shade of green. These “dirty martini” slip-ons are a collaboration with Todd Snyder and are crafted from a premium rough suede dyed a custom shade of “Snyder Olive”. And it's not just the exterior that's been updated, they've also modernized for comfort (peep the cork footbed). But something tells us that these aren't going to stick around very long, so you might want to pull the trigger while your size is still in stock.

98 DX slip-on,
$120 Vans x Todd Snyder

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