What better way to embark upon 2021 than by preparing for actually getting out into the world? (Particularly with something that’ll help you toast to 2020’s departure.) Whether you’re planning a larger, much-deserved trip, taking a smaller afternoon excursion, or are simply looking for a perfect gift, these essentials will help your cause.
Wicker WonderlandNot only does Harrods add a touch of luxury to the classic wicker picnic basket — here with cutlery and plates for two — but it provides a cooling compartment that keeps food fresh as well. This perfect hamper also boasts a bottle opener and two wine glasses, making picnic-pairing a cinch. harrods.com
Tipple ToolsDisposable red cups are fine in a pinch, but at least respect the drink itself and utilize the proper concocting tools. Housed in a beautiful easy-to-carry roll bag, the 17 pieces in Mixology & Craft’s Travel Bartender Kit have you and your cocktails covered. mixologyandcraft.com
Fuel UpOnly on Etsy will you find ingenuity like someone taking the iconic jerrycan and turning it into a stylish, portable minibar. With interior mounts for bottles and mixers, a pair of 7.5-ounce glasses, a hip flask, and even a shots menu, this can ensures you’ll never have to siphon from others again. etsy.com/shop/JerryCanBar
Corkcicle CanteenThe Corkcicle family of tumblers, stemless wine cups, and mugs provides any and all imbibers with options galore. With their metallic canteens ranging in size from 9- to 60-ounces, enjoy cool beverages for 25 hours, hot beverages for 12 hours, and easy-to-grip sides for wherever you may go. corkcicle.com
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