6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Thousand helmet

An Actually-Cute Bike Helmet With Extra Protection Against Concussions—and 5 More Clever Items to Try This Week

From a virtual date night cocktail kit to a travel-friendly coffee set, these finds will help brighten your week.
By Lauren Phillips
April 08, 2021
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6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Hinge Virtual Date Night Kit
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Hinge Virtual Date Night Kit

$30, uncommongoods.com

Give virtual first dates (or any virtual date) a fun activity with this new collaboration from Uncommon Goods and dating app Hinge. Buy one kit, and your date will receive a voucher for their own kit, so you can sip in style together—while apart. The kit includes everything you need to make a tasty artisan drink—except the alcohol, so you can enjoy cocktails or mocktails while you get to know each other.

6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Thousand Chapter MIPS Helmet
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Thousand Chapter MIPS Helmet

$135, explorethousand.com

Stock up early for bike-riding season: This good-looking—but still protective—bike helmet has integrated MIPS technology to help guard against concussions and traumatic brain injury, and a removable safety light attaches to the helmet to increase visibility. Beyond safety measures, this helmet has strategically placed air vents to maximize airflow and a poplock that allows you to conveniently and securely lock your helmet to your bike.

6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Stanley Pour Over Set
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Stanley Pour Over Set

$35, llbean.com

Make café-perfect pour-over coffee on the go with this hardy steel set. Complete with a reusable stainless steel filter (no paper filters needed) and a 12-ounce mug that keeps coffee hot for as long as an hour and a half, this kit is a must for early-morning exercisers and campers.

6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Made In Oval Baking Dish
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Made In Oval Baking Dish

$69, madeincookware.com

Continuing the tradition of French-made porcelain bakeware, this new dish (part of a new line of three dish sizes) from performance cookware brand Made In is microwave and oven safe up to 500 degrees, highly durable, thermal-shock resistant, and non-porous—with a subtle finish that conveys elegance, no matter what you make in it. The oval dish is ideal for gratins, dips, and more entertaining-friendly recipes, making it just the thing to bring home before spring and summer entertaining kick off.

6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Skivys Femme Goddess Gown
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Skivys Femme Goddess Gown

$78, skivys.com

The house dress you’ll never want to take off, this smooth, flattering dress is comfortable enough to sleep in (whether you’re napping or wearing it as a nightgown), but functional and good-looking enough to wear out and about. It has a built-in bra to maximize comfort, and pockets for ultimate functionality—if you’re seeking a WFH alternative to leggings and a sweatshirt, this is just the thing.

6 Clever Items (4/9/21) - Glo
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Packed with unlimited yoga, meditation, Pilates, and fitness classes for subscribers—subscriptions start at $18 per month—Glo is the all-around wellness app for those seeking to establish or further a healthy routine that serves your mind and body. You can watch live or on-demand classes and videos, and the huge range of teachers and instructors means you’ll never get bored.