You could say Yala Designs is a dream come true. Company founders Nancy and Larry conceptualized their first product, the DreamSack, after sleeping in challenging accomodations when they worked and travelled in China, 25 years ago. Since then, they’ve established a company that uses eco-friendly natural fibers such as bamboo and cotton to create the most comfortable clothing, bedding and accessories in any hemisphere.
Everyone knows the appeal of camping is getting away from the craziness of everyday life, but sometimes you need a connection to the real world. So when a couple of materials science engineers wanted to listen to music or charge their handheld devices, they invented a lightweight camping pot that makes electricity while heating up water. With advantages over other portable generators, the Power Pot is the perfect addition to your pack.
If the shoe fits… then you’re probably wearing a pair of Hey Dudes. Seriously stylish yet completely comfortable, Hey Dude’s flex and fold technology ensures you’ll never want to be in anyone else’s shoes again.
When a friend pulled out this sweet, reusable dog bowl at the park, I had to know more about it. Turns out, Modgy is behind these modern dog bowls that are sealable and made from recyclable plastics. The bowl’s sturdy design keeps it standing upright whether it’s filled with water or dog food. When your dog’s all done, the bowl collapses for easy toting. Each kit comes with a 20 oz. collapsible water bottle and 2 bowls.
Think you’ve seen La LOOP before? Probably, since everyone from Brad Pitt to Madonna to Sarah Jessica Parker has been photographed wearing one. The ultimate example of fashion and function, La LOOP’s patented technology enables the loop to lay flat, the necklace to move, and your glasses in stay in place. Made with care in the U.S.
Naughty Betty is the brainchild of two moms and advertising creative directors. After a few decades crafting big ideas for big clients, they decided to create a line of greeting cards that tells it like it is. With over 100 products and counting, their goal is to bring a daily dose of humor therapy to women everywhere. They strive for a life filled with creativity, irony and organized chaos from their home base in the Chicago suburbs.