It’s never too late to clean up your act.
What: The UK heritage brand hops the pond with a herd of sweaters with a softness rivaled only by their street-wear appeal.
Why: Wrap up in acid yellow fingerless gloves, classic cable-knit socks, and everything in between. (We’re partial to the Charlie Brown-worthy ring-patterned sweaters.)
Where: Available at eskcashmere.com, $88-$1,124.
What: A coming-of-age surfer tale bathed in real-life history (surrounding a 1989 South African township on the day Nelson Mandela is released from prison).
Why: The sound track is awash in critically acclaimed talent (sultry vocalist Zaki Ibrahim, rapper Tumi), too.
Where: Music downloads available at oteloburning.com. Follow @oteloburning for screening location updates.
Steve’s Ice Cream
What: The Brooklyn creamery’s new scoop shop packs and ships flavors (strawberry ricotta, salted caramel, Bklyn Blackout, and more) that keep hometown fans lining the block.
Why: We’re champing at the bit for Southern-inspired blends like bourbon vanilla, banana pudding, and Nola iced coffee and donuts.
Where: Available at stevesicecream.com, $10 per pint.
What: The handy new app catalogs birthday alerts, personalized good-morning messages, weekend projects (and friendly invites for friends’ help) all in one place.
Why: It was a very good year. No reason the next one can’t be better.
Where: Available at twentyfour.me, free.
What: A few things standing between your man (or yourself) and a respectable pantry are the contents of these kits.
Why: Cheer giftees’ good taste with monthly drops of delectable goods like Sir Kensington’s Ketchup, Noble maple syrup, and authentic Southern stone-ground pancake mix.
Where: Available at mantry.com, $75-$225.
Photo: Courtesy of Esk Cashmere