By Alyson Baker
This month, we’re digging punches of Pinocchio in our lives-and that’s no lie. Go against the grain and update your look with these sleek, wood and wood-inspired products.
You’d give someone the time in a New York minute sporting a stylish WeWood watch, made from woods including maple, ebony and guaiac. Plus, WeWood aims to -for every watch sold, they plant a tree.
5040 Newport Ave., Ocean Beach
301 5th Ave., Gaslamp
Stick In Your Eye
See the forest through the trees with Shwood’s classic Canby sunglasses. Each frame is shaped and veneered by hand in Oregon from sustainably harvested wood. Available in East Indian rosewood, cherry wood and zebrawood.
Price: $145 and up
3118 University Ave., North Park
Neck of the Woods
Get a splinter of sustainable couture with reclaimed wood neckties from San Francisco-based Wood Thumb.
Walk the Plank
Find inner peace with a Plank Luxe yoga mat, offering the look of wood with the sponginess of rubber. Mats also come in genuine-looking grass and shag carpet prints.
Renovo hollow wood and laminated bamboo bicycles are engineered for maximum performance, offering a shock-absorbing ride that wards off rain and holds up better than most metal models.
Price: $2,700 and up