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Mujjo is a Dutch designer label for leather lovers

Complete that leather look with leather accessories!

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I’ve always loved the quality of leather in a jacket, bag, boots, and even organizers. In my own quest to satisfy my leather obsession, I came across Mujjo, a designer label from the Netherlands that crafts stylish leather tech and travel accessories.

At first, Mujjo’s Instagram seems like a curated account for a community of creatives, exhibiting flat lays of a coffee enthusiast’s lifestyle or a peek on a creative’s workplace.

To confirm what Mujjo is, I checked their website and found out this Dutch designer brand has a wide range of products such as leather phone cases, touchscreen gloves, and laptop sleeves. I got so hooked on their premium-looking accessories that I started to read their story and find out more about them.

Mujjo pioneered the first touchscreen-enabled winter gloves back in 2012. If you live in cold weather, you know the struggle of not being able to use your phone with gloves on. Since then, Mujjo continuously upgraded and refined their design, expanding to an array of touchscreen gloves such as single- and double- layer, leather, and leather crochet.

Later on, they started making folio sleeves for MacBooks, and eventually Surface laptops, featuring a unique combination of wool felt and high-quality leather. Their sleeves are tailored to fit a 13-inch Surface Laptop and MacBooks of different sizes. But don’t feel excluded if you don’t own a Surface or MacBook; these sleeves should accommodate your 13-inch Windows laptop.

They also produce leather cases for iPhones, iPads, and the Galaxy S series. But what captured most me is Mujjo’s own leather wallet case, especially with its stylish and premium looks.

Photo by @david.liusman (left) and @trasaputra (right)

I honestly think this case is perfect for lazy days when you only bring the essentials, like your phone and card inside the wallet case. Their recent leather wallet cases for the iPhone XR, XS, and XS Max come in black, tan, olive green, or blue.

Mujjo’s leather accessories come in premium full-grain, which gets even more beautiful with wear. If you’ve owned raw leather, you know there’s always a love for patina. It’s so lovely!

If you’re into their leather accessories, Mujjo is shipping worldwide and you can order on their website. Spread the leather love! 💓

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PhoneSoap Go: A portable device that will sanitize your smartphone

It isn’t called PhoneSoap for nothing!

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That smartphone in your purse can do so much but it also has 18 times more bacteria than the average public toilet. Before we continue, let that sink in.

Before you drop that phone you’re probably reading this article on, know that there’s a way to clean your handset and it doesn’t involve soap and water. Introducing: PhoneSoap.

PhoneSoap Go is the brand’s latest release. It’s a tiny chest that will literally clean your smartphone. It uses UV-C light to kill bacteria on your device. All you do is put your smartphone inside, tap the lightning button, wait 10 minutes for one cleaning cycle, and your phone should be germ-free.

The inside compartment can house your phone, no matter what size. It’s pretty spacious so it can even fit small everyday stuff like keys or wallets. Despite all that space, the PhoneSoap Go is designed for portability. This is PhoneSoap’s smallest device — something you can bring along on trips to make sure your handset is sanitized anywhere you go.

On the back of the chest is a USB-A and a USB-C port. This is because the PhoneSoap Go has a 7000mAh battery built into it. That’s enough for 45 cleaning cycles, or four phone charging cycles.

Yes, I said phone charging cycles. That’s because you can actually use it as a power bank. There’s even a slot for your charging cable so you can charge as you sanitize your phone. That means even if the whole cleaning cycle is just 10 minutes, you can leave your phone plugged in longer. There’s even “acoustic outlets” at the bottom so you can hear phone notifications.

Of course, unless I have a petri dish and some phone swabs, I won’t be able to say definitively that this thing can clean 99.99 percent of bacteria on your phone, as the brand claims. But, I will say that if it does end up sanitizing your phone in any capacity, that’s already a good enough deal considering how dirty these things supposedly are, and how much we’re holding on to them on a daily basis.

But really, more than phone cleaning, what you get is peace of mind. Honestly, my own (many, rotating) devices have been chilling a lot in my PhoneSoap ever since I got it.

The PhoneSoap Go retails for US$ 79.95 and you can get it from their website.

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This titanium strap elevates the way your Apple Watch looks

And doesn’t deplete your savings

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Although Nomad is best known for its beautifully crafted Horween Leather accessories, that doesn’t stop the company from trying other things like the Tesla Model 3 wireless charger from six months ago. This time around, the company dabbles in something familiar but still different — its first metal Apple Watch bands.

The new straps come in silver and space gray, and fits the 42mm/44mm models. There’s no word yet on rose gold and gold bands, as well as straps compatible with the smaller 38mm/40mm models.

The company promises the metal bands to be as light as possible, while maintaining that premium feel and durability thanks to the use of high-grade titanium.

The straps come with Nomad’s custom lugs and over twenty titanium links — ten of them removable — that you can customize according to your wrist size, as Nomad is including the link removal tool in the package.

Nomad’s new titanium Apple Watch bands are available now for US$ 179.95 on the Nomad website; that’s half the price of Apple’s own metal link band.

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InvisaWear: Great-looking smart jewelry that doubles as a panic button

Protected and in style

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Who knew that something this pretty can potentially save your life?

These beautiful pendants are not just accessories. Called InvisaWear, these trinkets also double as panic buttons.

Designed specifically to be discreet, this different type of jewelry is the product of a harrowing experience. Rajia, InvisaWear’s CEO, was leaving an event when she was catcalled by a group of men in a car. As she was walking, the car stopped and one of the catcallers started to get off. Thankfully, Rajia, was able to get to her car and drive off unharmed. But, that incident left a mark on her: She felt completely helpless in the moment. Thus, the idea of an easy-to-reach panic button for everyday wear was born.

All you need to do is install the InvisaWear app, choose up to five emergency contacts, pair your jewelry to your phone via Bluetooth, and you’re all set.

With a quick double-click on the back of the charm, this accessory will send an SOS message to five contacts which will include your GPS location. You can even enable 911 functionalities that will automatically connect your emergency contacts to 911, who’ll then be able to view your location.

The best part is that you can wear this every day without ruining your #OOTDs or tarnishing. These dainty and useful charms are made with brass and are plated with either 14K gold or rhodium with cubic zirconia.

Check them out here.

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