ROVE Holiday Gift Guide: The Urban Aesthete

You’ll find the urban aesthete hopping a plane to the great design centers of the world: Tokyo, Mexico City and, of course, New York City. Feed their pavement-pounding eye for good design with these inspired gifts.

Ember Ceramic Mug, $80
Make sure their morning matcha is perfect with a temperature-controlled mug that intuitively turns on and off when it senses liquid.

Belstaff Leather Racing Jacket, $1,095

Not your basic black: He or she will turn heads in an Italian-made, burgundy-toned leather moto jacket.

CB2 Marble Serving Board, $60

A rich, modern combination of white, gray and green make this more interesting than your average wooden tray.

Crosley Snap Record Player, $199

This contemporary-meets-classic record player with fold-out speakers will give them a new appreciation of vinyl.

Christophe Robin Hydrating Shampoo Bar, $22



A two-in-one product designed to wash both the hair and body is the definition of smart design.

A Few Minutes of Design, $17

Fifty-two activities designed to spark creativity and foster new ideas will get them through the gray winter months.

Converse x Opening Ceremony Unisex Shoe, $150

The only way to make rhinestones cool: on a sneaker that’s part classic Converse, and part cutting-edge Opening Ceremony.

Homesick New York City Candle, $30

No matter where they are, they can feel like they’re in Central Park with this soy-based candle.

Concrete Desk Set, $60

A minimalist desk set keeps everything in its place.