You’re as cool as a cucumber.
What: Sometimes the only good part of iced coffee is the chill. Skip the weak, watery mess with a new export ($27 for three 32-ounce bottles) from Austin, Texas, made with 100 percent organic arabica beans.
Why: Because it’s brewed for approximately 24 hours at a stable temperature, you can expect a smooth, less acidic flavor. And it can be heated for those who like it hot.
Where: Online at chameleoncoldbrew.com.
What: Pop your collar (not that way) with feisty accessories ($48-$62) made from reclaimed men’s neckwear and accented with tassels, buttons, flowers, and more.
Why: If you’re gender normative and you know it, clap your hands.
Where: Online at tycoonneckwear.com.
Start Small, Go Big Contest
What: Is your small business the little engine that could? Enter it in our competition thru Aug. 5. If you are chosen, we’ll fly you to NYC to attend the DailyCandy Academy (learn from industry pros) and throw a party in your honor.
Why: This year’s mentors include Jonathan Adler, Stacey Bendet of Alice + Olivia, and master aesthetician Kate Somerville.
Where: Online at dailycandy.com.
Silva Laptop Cases
What: Knock on wood all you want; you won’t need luck keeping your computer safe inside a case ($180) made from pressed bamboo and lined in wool felt.
Why: They are reminiscent of old French artists’ kits, so grab your MacBook and fashion yourself a modern-day Monet.
Where: Online at silvaltd.com.
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Sentara All-Weather Cream
What: The everywoman (or man) of skin creams. Layer it ($65) on your face and neck every morning to protect your epidermis from the elements (cold, wind, sun) and keep it looking vibrant.
Why: You’ve spent one too many days at the beach.
Where: Online at woodleyandbunny.com.
Photo: Courtesy of Chameleon Cold-Brew