Loafers are hard to combine these days, yet considering their inherent British charm and an immediate association with a cozy chimney heated library scenario makes a pair of loafers a must in a well-equipped wardrobe. This particular penny loafers from Paul Smith are crafted from fine slate blue toned suede beautifully contrasted with a clean tan leather sole. This shoes definitely ooze a certain elegance, whilst being totally comfortable.
This handmade tool box is hewn from reclaimed Nicaraguan walnut, which is a really resilient and long-living tropical walnut tree commonly planted to shade coffee plantations. The simple yet compelling tool box features the obviously required trays for small items such as screws and nails and a big storage compartment for man’s most universal tools. However, being crafted from one of the most expansive and luxurious woods, you may want to think twice before you throw a $5 hammer into it.
The young audio brand Grain Audio is one of those crowd-funded companies ready to change the game, at least a bit. The new Passive Bookshelf Speakers already indicate what they’re aiming for, offering the modern audiophile the right mixture of top-notch hardware with flawless aesthetics, which display a dose of Danish design minimalism. The PBS features a heavy and solid walnut wood paneling constructed and oil-finished by hand, a 5.25” midbass woofer featuring Neodymium magnets and CCAW voice coils and a 25-75watts max RMS performance.
A well crafted weekender is a must in every man’s wardrobe, yet the cheap throw-away sports bag is the prevalent kind you’ll catch in the mid-town wild. If you’re an aficionado of the neat minimalistic Danish design then Mismo is the brand to go to. They’ve just released a new version of their M/S Explorer bag, which lives up to its name with combining a spacious inside enough for more than a weekend and a body crafted of water-resistant Italian linen and bridle leather trimmings.
The upcoming 2015 Continental GT Speed will mark a new chapter in Bentley’s history with being their fastest production car ever. Tasteful luxury on the outside and raw power in the inside, that’s what the new 6.0L W12 engine guarantees. The new GT Speed produces 626 horsepower, which will provide you a 0-60 sprint in a scant 4 seconds and a top speed of 206 mph.
Whether for the serious devotees of Asian cuisine or for those who aspire to stay in style in every situation, this carry-on chopsticks are simply awesome. Tanner Goods joined forces with the outdoor gear specialists of Snow Peak for this chopstick special edition. The chopsticks feature smooth bamboo tips, which fit within the hollow stainless steel handles and can be carried in a leather carrying case crafted by Tanner Goods. This chopsticks are the connoisseur’s tools for the outdoors and the Asian cuisine journeys.
Prolific Jack Spade brings you another great duffle bag designed and tailored for the daily tasks. Inspired by soldiers parachute duffles, the bag is crafted from heavy cotton canvas and features a waterproof coated interior as also enough space for a weekend full of gear.
Samsung is following the ABC of rapid implementation and maintains their market position at the tech-forefront with revealing the new health-tech aimed Galaxy S5 mobile phone. The new Galaxy S5 is meant to assist you with a built-in heart rate monitor and is water- and dust-resistant to IP67 specifications, which means it takes a 3 feet dive. Samsung also stuffed the phone with top-notch hardware including a Qualcomm Snapdragon 2.5GHz quad-core CPU, 2GB of RAM, 16 or 32GB of storage, a 2.1-megapixel camera on the front, a power-saving mode enhanced 2,800mAh battery and the fastest auto-focussing 16-megapixel rear camera. This camera is accompanied with a real-time HDR feature, and a not yet defined burst-modus. Another noteworthy feature is the iPhone-esque fingerprint scanner built into the device’s home button, but this one does not just unlock the phone, it can also lock single documents and it works as a signature allowing you to confirm PayPal payments with a sweep.
A classic rectangular hard briefcase is a seldom seen accessory these, yet it instantly oozes a Bond-esque charm. This interesting briefcase comes from Thom Browne and as such sports a signature red-blue-white lined interior contrasting the quite unique glossy pebbled leather on the outside. The briefcase is well-prepared to neatly stow all your business essentials as also a MacBook or similar 15″ notebook, thus this is an option to swathe your modern streamlined tools in an old- world elegance.
The young yet highly acclaimed Phoenix-based leather craftsmen of Bison joined forces with the blade specialist Max Sprecher, known for customizing vintage razors, for this extremely neat razor, named the signature razor. The razor features a full-sized 8/8″ 1/4 hollow ground blade forged from a special carbon steel with a Rockwell hardness of 63. This basically means your razor can compete with Japanese Shiro-Gami sword blade – just in case your attacked by hotel room ninjas. Which gives the well-balanced razor the masculine appearance it needs to fight black ninja swords, is the handle made of carbon fiber uni plate with a wood-grain-esque look. If it also would sport a black blade, the razor would instantly become a MoMa piece, but you can’t have it all, yet.