SuthinGirl 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: The Gentlemen, Vol. 4

December 15, 2015

Hand-crafted skateboards, delicious sauces from the best BBQ joints across America, unique works created by one of the hottest contemporary artists of our time, iPhone cases made from Tesla Model S upholstery leather and small batch vodka and gin crafted in Atlanta’s first (legal) distillery in 100 years.

Come on. That is SOME LIST! SuthinGirl is finishing strong with unbelievable gift ideas for every guy on your Christmas list. Even those tough-to-shop-for fellas! Let’s get going!


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For the Gentlemen: Fashion, Food & Function


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Limited Edition DL Warfield Note Cards • Pack of 12 $25

Cards are 4.5″ x 7″. Printed on uncoated card stock.


Michael Jackson ‘I’ll Be There’ Pillow $55

18″ x 18″ pillow has a graphic illustration of Michael Jackson’s face as a teen. The back features some of the lyrics from ‘I’ll Be There.’


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The All American • Diana Ross $150

24″ x 24″ lux print. This image also available in 24″ x 24″ ($390) and 36″ x 36″ ($625) canvas giclées stretched over 1.5″ wood frame stretchers. All prints are signed by the artist and numbered. Prints are sold unframed. There are only 50 of each size.


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DL Warfield, Artist

DL Warfield is CREATIVE. That’s what he’d want you to know. I’ll tell you something else about him: in addition to being a very cool person to talk to, he’s also a really good guy.

DL is an artist, he is a visionary, he is a thoughtful leader in the visual arts. You’ve seen his work for years behind brands like Nike, Sprite, Heineken, Anheuser-Busch, Geffen Records, Sony Latin Entertainment, DreamWorks, SonyBMG, OutKast Inc., Universal Records, HBO, Virgin Records, Coca-Cola, Adidas, Church’s Chicken, Vibe Magazine, Atlanta’s 97.1 Jamz and automotive giant GMC.

As Art Director for LaFace Records, he worked with Usher, TLC, OutKast and Pink. His career has won him awards, acclaim and admirers among the top industry leaders of today.


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FINE HANDCRAFTED SOUTHERN SPIRITS

At the top of my husband’s Christmas wish list are bottles of Vodka and Gin from Atlanta’s new pride and joy, Old 4th Distillery. We are both huge fans of Moscow Mules and he’s a total sucker for a really good Gin and Tonic. I wonder if SuthinGirl can squeeze a bottle or two into his stocking??

To find a bottle of O4D near you, check their website O4D.com

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Photo Credit: Brad Kaplan

Old 4th Distillery was started by childhood friends Jeff and Craig Moore, and Gabe Pilato who decided to open Atlanta’s first distillery since 1906, taking a neighborhood centric sustainable approach to creating the finest spirits available at any price.


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Every bottle of O4D is made by hand in their 1100 square foot distillery in the historic Atlanta, Georgia neighborhood, Old Fourth Ward.

Three people create the fermentations, do the distillations, bottle, and package every drop of their signature vodka and gin. Old 4th Distillery uses a custom, handmade CARL copper still.

We strive to support our community, local artists and musicians; and we are always looking for opportunities to give back to the city which has given us so much.

OLD 4th DISTILLERY

O4D VODKA

A neutral vodka with a hint of sweetness.

The base for the O4D Vodka is regionally grown sugar cane, a minimally refined turbinado that is non-GMO, renewable, environmentally sound, gluten and pesticide free.


O4D GIN

A one-of-a-kind Southern Dry Gin with a neutral base that lets the botanicals shine through.

O4D Gin is distilled from organic Italian wheat and vapor infused with fresh botanicals. Juniper berries, Grapefruit, Lemon & Orange Peel, followed by Cardamom, Pink Peppercorn, Angelica root and Coriander. It is distilled to 94 proof for a bolder experience.

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O4D Moscow Mule Kit $50

Includes 2 copper mule mugs, either O4D Gin or Vodka and 2 Spindrift ginger beers. Available exclusively at the distillery. Call for more information: (844) 653-3687

O4D BOULEVARD MULE

  • 2 oz o4d

  • .5 oz fernet branca

  • .25 oz lime juice

  • Ginger beer

Build in copper mug, top with ginger beer.

O4D WHEAT STREET VESPER 

  • 2 oz old 4th gin

  • 1 oz o4d vodka

  • .75 oz lilet blanc

Add all ingredients over ice. Stir and strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon peel.


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Is your guy into cars? Tech? He’s gonna love this! Tesla has made iPhone 6/6s cases using the leftover Nappa grain leather from Tesla’s Model S! Cases are stamped with Tesla’s name and logo.

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Tesla iPhone 6/6S Leather Case $45


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Tesla iPhone 6/6S Leather Wallet Case $50

RFID blocking wallet case fits up to 4 cards; 2 cards per pocket.


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If you don’t have the time to visit America’s best BBQ joints, have them delivered to you!

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Mo Hotta Mo Betta ‘America’s Best BBQ Joints’ Gift Basket $56.95 ON SALE $46.95

Winner winner chicken dinner! How great would this basket be to help spice things up?! I can’t think of any guy (or girl!) I know who wouldn’t love this!

With an assortment of all America’s best BBQ sauces, this gift basket from Savannah, Georgia-based Mo Hotta Mo Betta is perfect for BBQ lover’s everywhere.

Get your grills heating up and ready!

This assortment even includes wet naps and bibs for the true BBQ fan, who we know likes to get messy! *wink

Basket Includes:

  • Dreamland BBQ Sauce (Tuscaloosa, AL)

  • Rendezvous BBQ Sauce (Memphis, TN)

  • Corky’s BBQ Sauce (Memphis, TN)

  • Jack Stack BBQ Sauce (Kansas City, MO)

  • Johnny Harris BBQ Sauce (Savannah, GA)

  • McClard’s BBQ Sauce (Hot Springs, AR)

  • Scott’s BBQ Sauce (Goldsboro, NC)

  • Big Bob Gibson’s BBQ Sauce (Kansas City, MO)


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LIGHTBOARDS

#skatewithamission

Lightboards is a small-scale skateboard deck manufacturing company located in the historic Old Fourth Ward neighborhood of Atlanta, Georgia designed to employ and mentor young men who live in the area.

Lightboards was founded in 2014 by Ryan Akin, a guy with an entrepreneurial spirit, an enjoyment of skateboarding, and a desire to shine light in his community.

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All skateboards are available for purchase as completes so each customer will be able to enjoy and share the full Lightboards riding experience as soon as they receive their order.


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Number 7 Local Pickup $219 Group Ship $244

Deck: 26” x 8.25”
Wheelbase: 13.5”
Tail: 6.5” Nose: 1.25”
Trucks: GULLWING PRO III 9.0 WHITE/BLACK
Wheels: THESE ATF-327 CENTERSET 66mm 82a GREEN/BLACK
Bearings: BONES REDS

This guy is a quintessential Midtown skateboard complete with the Piedmont Park skyline. It is a solid board with a kick tail for wrangling those uprooted streets. You can pick this puppy up and take it just about anywhere.


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Number 20 Local Pickup $239 Ground Ship $264

Deck: 25” x 7.75”
Wheelbase: 12.5”
Tail: 6” Nose: 2.5”
Trucks: CALIBER STANDARD 8.0 RAW
Wheels: SEC9 TOP SHELF 65mm 78a PURPLE center set
Bearings: BONES REDS

A fun paint job on a fun little cruiser. This is a great “pick-up and go” or “keep in the trunk” kind of board with a kick-tail for having fun along the way.


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Ryan Akin, Founder and TJ, his first employee

Thanks to a partnership with Eutree (a local sawmill), Lightboards skateboard decks are made out of wood from forest-free Atlanta trees. This means the trees were not removed for the purpose of making a product. They were the trees that ‘got in the way.’ The ones that weren’t ‘worth’ the work of restoring. They were considered ‘unwelcome’ in their own community.

Funny thing is, they already had deep roots where they grew. They provided shade for the weary. They extended branches to all sorts of birds, even those coming from far away. So instead of casting them aside and watching them decay, Lightboards contributes to their new life as functional and artistic creations. Each skateboard is a one-of-a-kind reminder to its rider to take a look around and do the same in their place in the woods.

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Your purchase aids in the sustainable part-time employment of a young man living in the city.






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