Apparel & Accessories


Kristina Loftus ’11

Rhoback is an activewear apparel brand specializing in performance fabrics for men and women. Give the gift of comfort and versatility with Rhoback gear.

Luna De Oro

Jonathan Rodriguez '23

Selling 14K gold and sterling silver jewelry.


McCullough Shriver ’13

Sweetflexx incorporates resistance bands into activewear that allows wearers engage their muscles more effectively during workouts or everyday activities/chores.


Aaron Sanandres ’96

Home of the original untucked shirt, UNTUCKit offers premium apparel for him and her that is designed to help you look sharp even at your most casual.

Peony Project Co

Jane Hannon ’11

Feel-good t-shirts for everyday life, designed with love in Minnesota.

Nancy Ross Jewelry

Nancy Ross K’71


Commemorative Kirkland and Hamilton eternity rings. Each ring is custom and responsibly made in NY in the precious metal of your choice with small sapphires or diamonds, further personalized with your initials and year of graduation. For more info, contact nrossco@aol.com or 917-669-9805.


Buzz Coren P’21

Colorful multilayered jewelry made of dyed hardwood: earrings, pendants and micro-mosaic pendants. Also miniature turned vases and bowls. Every piece is handcrafted and unique.

Definite Articles

Aaron Sanandres ’96

B corp committed to environmentally-friendly performance apparel. Our apparel is free of forever chemicals like BPA and PFAS, and our yarns are treated with CiCLO technology, so they degrade, naturally, into soil once discarded. More performance, less waste.


Jessica Dalrymple

Jessica Dalrymple ’94

Paintings in oil and mixed media, and limited edition giclee prints.

Art Hedge

Aeon Cummings '85

Original, fine art works with a focus on African Contemporary, Jamaican, and African American art.

Moonlit Sea Prints

David Kutcher ’99
Coupon Code: HAMILTON20

Antique original Japanese woodblock prints (1780-1980); ukiyo-e, shin-hanga and sosaku-hanga.

Ellison Sherrill Art

Ellison Sherrill ’17

Beautiful fine art prints of the iconic sights of Hamilton College and Clinton, N.Y. Drawn in pen and finished with watercolor, the 8 ½” x 11” print will be a welcomed addition to the office, study, or bedroom of any Continental! Prints can be ordered individually or as a set of three at a discounted rate.

Josh Simpson is an American artist who creates one-of-a-kind, space-inspired glass art. His work includes Planets, vases, platters, and sculpture. Located at the Salmon Falls Gallery (Shelburne Falls, Mass.).

Annie Halvorsen Art

Annie Karl Halvorsen K’76

I paint primarily impressionist landscapes, some en plein air and many in the studio. I mostly utilizing soft pastel, but also work in oil and gouache.

Debbie Littledeer

Debbie Littledeer P’21

Handmade prints and notecards. Much of my inspiration comes from the beautiful mountains surrounding me and the whimsical fantasies that dance through my imagination.

Mary Jane Check

Mary Jane Nichols Check ’02

Original paintings and prints; located in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Kate Emlen, Artist

Kate Emlen K’72

Landscape and still life paintings.

Food & Beverage

Et Fille Wines

Jessica Mozeico ’95

B Corp certified winery from Willamette Valley, Oregon. Our story is about family -- Et Fille means “and daughter” as it was founded by Jessica Mozeico ’95 and her father. The Kalita Vineyard is a collaboration with Arthur Kalita ’71.

Senbird Tea

Celia Yu ’13
Coupon Code: HC10

Senbird brings you the finest organic tea from farms across Japan. Partnering with family-owned farms and master craftsmen, our collection includes organic green tea, herbal tea, and handcrafted teaware. We are passionate about sharing the traditions of Japanese tea in supporting a healthy mind, body, and spirit.


Bradley Gifford ’15

Minimally processed, highly functional overnight oats made locally with organic Ingredients.

Lost Lantern Whiskey

Adam Polonski ’08
Coupon Code: HAMILTON

Lost Lantern is an award-winning independent bottler of American whiskey. We help people discover unique whiskies from small distilleries all across the United States. Ships to 25 states.

Chateau Ste. Michelle Winery

Toby Whitmoyer ’93

Chateau Ste. Michelle, Washington State’s founding winery.

Monte Bernardi

Sara Joline K’77 and Henry Bedford ’76

We make distinctive wines, rooted in past traditions. We also rent our Tuscan villa in the summer months.

Lambert Bridge Winery

Mike Gilfillan ’86

Lambert Bridge offers some of California’s most exceptional Bordeaux-style wines, private tasting experiences, and warm, friendly hospitality. Reservations required. Please call to inquire about available wines. Located in Healdsburg, Calif.

Archer Roose

David Waldman ’07

Archer Roose is dedicated to producing affordable luxury wines within 20 miles of their harvest location and bringing them to you. We continue the tradition of our namesake’s intrepid spirit: scouring the globe for sustainable, luxury libations. Journey with us by experiencing our collection of consciously crafted, worldly wines.

Games, Experiences & Services

Maine Towns Playing Cards

Charlie Haberstock ’25

Playing card set that features Maine towns and another set featuring Maine lakes and islands.

Special events, farm dinners, zipline tours, and team building. Located in Camano Island, Wash.

Literary Pub Crawl

Danielle Brockmann '13

NYC's Best Walking Tour -- the longest running in Greenwich Village, going strong for 25 years! Hear the stories, poems, and prose that made NYC the epicenter of American literature. If you like history, literature, drinking, humor, and good fun, you'll love us!

Pillette Academic Life Coaching LLC

Kate Moore Pillette ’12
Code: See "About" Section

Academic life coaching for college and graduate students with executive function challenges, learning disabilities, chronic health/mental health challenges, or generally struggling with academic motivation, engagement & progress. Use promo code HAMILY2023 for 15% off any gift package.

Astronaut: The Best

Mike Sennott ’09

Available for PC and Steam Deck, the offbeat occult management adventure game “Astronaut: The Best” has been acclaimed as one of the best and funniest games of 2023.


Scott Kelsey '93
Code: See "About" Section

Shareapy enables facilitated peer support groups to develop stronger, more meaningful social connections, helping improve your personal and professional well-being. The link above is to a Hamilton-Know Thyself community and 44% off the annual membership. Browse the rest of shareapy.com for additional opportunities.

Allen Batista Travel, Inc. helps savvy travelers with roundtrip airfare, hotel, cruises, and car rentals. We offer sightseeing trips to Havana, India, Italy, Greece, Barcelona, Mexico City, Costa Rica and the Maldives. We also offer private-entertainment boat rides and private walking tours.

Actually Curious

Michael Tennant ’04

A conversation card game and a movement to spread empathy, created as a tool to build deeper connections between friends and family, and even with yourself, using approachable question prompts. Michael is also leading empathy workshops, has a digital course, and is the author of The Power of Empathy.

Burroughs Homestead

Penny Watras Dana K'78

Historic home vacation rental in historic, bucolic Roxbury, New York. Fully restored and updated, ca. 1850 farmhouse -- John Burroughs' 'old home.' Unsurpassed views, hundreds of acres to explore, and many local family activities for all four seasons. 5 bedrooms, 3 baths. Unparalleled views and privacy.

Otaheti Travel, LLC

Aeon Cummings '85 and Joanna Allen '91

Otaheti Travel curates off the beaten path vacations focusing on culinary, wellness, art and culture, and team-building activities in Jamaica.

Jigsaw Surf Co.

Victoria Fennell '16
Coupon Code: Hamilton15

We are a surfboard-shaped jigsaw puzzle company with a focus on promoting mental health. A portion of proceeds go to a Surf Therapy Charity called myPEAK Foundation.

I enjoy constructing my own workshops — including lessons, models, prompts, and additional resources — and sharing my experience and knowledge with poets at all levels, from beginners to more experienced writers. I also offer one-on-one mentorships.

Constance Stellas Astrology

Constance Stellas K'72

Constance Stellas is an astrologer of Greek heritage with over 25 years experience in NYC, and an author with over 30 titles published by Adams Media (Simon & Schuster).

Szegvari Educational Consulting

Margaret Szegvari ’85, P’21,’23

My role as a college consultant these past 10 years has afforded me the unique opportunity to specialize in and support an amazing group of young adults as they discover, successfully apply to, and attend colleges where they grow and thrive.

Travel Design by Kristen

Kristen Kmetetz '03
Code: See "About" Section


Give the gift of presence with curated travel itineraries for the curious traveler. Boutique and luxury hotel matchmaking and full-service itinerary planning. Mention the guide to receive 15% off the planning fee for new clients.

Home & Living

Protean Woodworking

Jim Schlemmer P'25

Handcrafted decorative and practical pieces turned from sustainably sourced wood.


Tracy Morgan P’25

Handblown glass votives and drinkware that give back.

oomph Home

Whitney Rice Childs '01

Custom home furnishings with a great holiday gift guide! Visit oomph at 21 West Putnam Ave, Greenwich, Conn.

Brooklyn Slate

James Breitinger '00

Our all-natural slate serving boards are the perfect way to serve your favorite cheeses and charcuterie. Our slate is 100% sourced from a third-generation family-owned quarry in upstate New York.

Jill Rosenwald Studio

Jill Rosenwald ’83
Coupon Code: HAMILTON10

Jill Rosenwald's designs are recognized for their vibrant patterns and thoughtful color combinations. Each table-top gem including lamps, trays, bowls, and vases, is hand-thrown on the potter's wheel, carefully painted, and trimmed with a 14k gold edge. She's head-over-heels for luxe little details! Located in Boston, Mass.

The Nicer Slicer

Sandy Schirmer ’80
Coupon Code: Hamily

Elevate your cuisine with The Nicer Slicer. It improves taste while cutting calories and cost. Dishwasher safe, made from 20 gauge brushed stainless steel. It will last for years!

Baseball BBQ

Brett Mandel ’91
Coupon Code: Hamilton

Baseball BBQ makes bat-handle BBQ tools and cutting boards that are customizable or engraved for MLB teams or top universities -- perfect for casual fans or serious grillers.

LENCO Lumber Corp.

Kevin Coppola ’07
Coupon Code: HAMILTON

LENCO offers lumber and building materials for do-it-your-selfers, professional builders and everyone in between.

Hitchhiker Designs

Dewi Caswell '14

We make custom drawings and designs and add them to a variety of everyday products. We specialize in digital paintings of your favorite photos and memories. See the commissions section of our website for some examples of designs made to celebrate the weddings of some Hamilton alums.

Lost-Art Letters

Beth Gregory ’92

Greeting cards & stationery (retail & wholesale) and letter-writing workshops; located in San Francisco, Calif.


Oceanstone Collections

Michael Weinzierl ’15

Crystals and minerals.

Roc Gen Products

Natasha Derrickson Perine ’96


Solving IT

Bert Morano ’84

Salesforce Consulting for Medium to Large businesses.

Fred Records

Eliot Kagan ’77

CDs and MP3s of songs.


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