Even as the fog of the coronavirus pandemic begins to lift, many people are understandably still looking for ways to soothe and comfort themselves. It has been a terribly rough 18 months for almost everyone. Small wonder that more and more luxury consumers are exploring products derived from hemp, commonly labeled as “hemp-derived CBD.” And there are several sleek new brands that cater to the tastes of the luxury market both literally and aesthetically. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has curated a list of the 7 top cannabis brands and best luxury CBD infused products to know about right now, including edibles, candies, chocolates, vape pens, and candles. If you’re of legal age in the right jurisdiction, read on.
top cannabis brands and luxury CBD infused products to know right now
More than a dozen states and Washington D.C have already legalized marijuana for recreational use. A few days ago New York followed suit and with the nation’s largest potential market in play, cannabis, along with the wellness wunderkind CBD, is poised to become a $50 billion industry by 2026.
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In recent years, luxury CBD has already established itself as a successful lifestyle category. Beauty retail giant, Sephora, sells gorgeously packaged CBD infused serums and body oils, some to the tune of $125 a pop. Upscale spas like Elizabeth Arden Red Door offer CBD massages, trendy restaurants like West Hollywood’s Gracias Madre feature CBD-spiked cocktails, and San Francisco even has its own cannabis gym, Power Plant Fitness, where members combine the high of working out with getting high. All of which is to say, will smoking weed ever enter the rarefied realm of being viewed as sophisticated and aspirational?
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If these latest start-up cannabis brands are any indication, then the answer is yes. With dependable formulas and stylish packaging, these products are appealing to an older, more affluent customer base who are looking for lifestyle enhancement rather than mind-altering substances. Less passed out on the basement couch and more laughing around the charcuterie board. We’ve curated the top 7 brands to have on your radar. Read on if you’re 21…
What are the top cannabis brands and CBD infused products right now
Founded by renowned tattoo artist Scott Campbell and former fashion executive Clement Kwan, Beboe products have attracted an A-list following: Sharon Stone, Justin Theroux, Orlando Bloom, and Malin Ackerman. The elegantly designed vape pens and candies are inspired by the sophisticated cannabis consumer who seeks a social high. With that in mind, the formulas combine both THC and CBD for a gentle and uplifting feeling.
Of his cannabis brand launch, Shawn ‘Jay-Z’ Carter shared, “I created MONOGRAM to give cannabis the respect it deserves by showcasing the tremendous hard work, time and care that go into crafting a superior smoke.” His team has curated a proprietary family of strains featuring a flavor profile for every smoker from berry to mint, sweet citrus or pine. Monogram offers flowers, handrolls, and loose pre-roll packs in discrete and cool all-black packaging.
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At a California Equinox yoga class, members followed the instructor’s charge to inhale from their Bloom Farm vape pens before moving into downward dog. The synergy makes sense, as the company prides itself on sourcing cannabis from responsible family farmers who care about the land. And on promoting the positive and healthy lifestyle of responsible consumers. With deep ties to California’s heritage cannabis industry, they guarantee pure, clean, high quality products from flowers to tinctures. And the stylish pens do not look out of place peeking out of your Loewe summer straw bag.
Défoncé does not want to be known as a cannabis company. They are a purveyor of fine chocolates, sourcing cocoa from a respected Belgian gourmet chocolate manufacturer that has mastered bean selection, blending, and traditional whole bean roasting for over 100 years. Cannabis just happens to be one of the special ingredients. Each bar contains 100mg of THC and come in Milk, Dark, Mint and Matcha Tea White Chocolate flavors.
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The best way to normalize cannabis? Follow the design cues of household brands like Apple, Starbucks and LVMH. Instead of confusing nomenclature, there is just one question that needs to be answered: How do you want to feel? Choose between Calm, Cruise, Create, Connect, and Charge and the experts have already curated the strains for a custom experience. This premium product is meticulously grown and offered in jewelry like boxes, gift sets and even pre-rolled flights.
Rogue Paq offers stylish and modern accessories and tools for cannabis rituals. Founded by a NY wardrobe stylist and Goldman Sachs alumna, Jessica Cadmus has spent the last 12 years dressing power brokers and influencers. The thoughtfully designed kits include details like easy-to-wipe, water-resistant interior pockets for simple maintenance and scent suppression, and quick-access internal elastics for scissors, hemostats, cleaners, pens and chords.
The insanely Instagram-friendly 1906 Drops are designed as six plant-based experiences to optimize every part of your day. The thoughtful formulations combine THC and CBD, plus super-effective adaptogens and herbs for energy, arousal, relaxation, sleep, focus, and a happy mood. The drops are known for activating in 20 minutes or less—making them the fastest-acting edibles on the market.
It’s a brave new world out there of good vibes, dear reader. Whether you’re a novice or an experienced cannabis user, knowledge is power. Check your state laws and enjoy responsibly.
What are the top cannabis brands and CBD infused products right now
That’s our take on the 7 top cannabis brands and best luxury CBD infused products to know about right now, including edibles, candies, chocolates, vape pens, and candles. Are any of these on your shopping list, dear reader?
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Crediting her training as a cultural anthropologist at Wellesley College, Julie has immersed herself in various industries in the last 15 years including fashion design, event planning, and fitness. Julie lives in New York where she loves trying every ramen and dumpling restaurant with her husband and three children. She finds joy in bold prints, biographies of fierce women, kickboxing. And spending way too long finding the perfect polish color to express her mood.