Outdoorsy. Techy. Handy. Smart. Local. With everything from locally designed tents (#7) to mutli-purpose iPhone stands (#2), the SF-based urban-outdoors brand, Alite, captures all of this and more. And with Father's Day just around the corner, say cheers to all of the dads in your life with a sweet gift from Alite. Here are our favorites.
1. Izola "To My Health" Flask, $22
2. Alite Glif for iPhone 4, $20
3. Alite Big Oak Pack, $179
4. Swiss+Tech Utili-Key Mutli-Tool, $14
5. Alite Mantis Chair, $120
6. Survival Multi Tool, $13
7. In-Law Outlaw Tent, $199
Lily Ko (lily.7x7 @ gmail.com) studied fashion design and merchandising at Central Saint Martins and the Academy of Art University. In addition to writing for 7x7, Lily is on the creative team at Pottery Barn, and works as a freelance stylist and apparel designer.