Since decades, the name Leica is a brand you’ll find in every professionals equipment, yet the new T 701 is their first foray into the mirrorless world. With the help of Audi’s design team, Leica finished an award-worthy design composed of an aluminum unibody with a clean, button-less backside. Just two thumb dials, a shutter key, a movie-recording key and a 3.7-inch 854 x 480-pixel touchscreen suffice for the Leica shooter. The T 701 mirrorless features an optional external EVF, build-in WiFi for remote control and direct image transfer via Leica’s new iOS App, and a proprietary lens mount system, which is a questionable decision. Spec-wise the new Leica comes with a Sony-made 16-megapixel APS-C sensor, 16GB of internal storage, SD port, and ISO range up to 12.800 and 1080p video recording at 30fps.
No cheap golf ball stamps anymore, never hit the wrong golf ball again with this easy to use and well crafted golf ball personalizer. This durable golf ball personalizer from Restoration Hardware allows you to quickly mark and personalize your high-performance ball of choice with up to three individual initials. For extra longevity, finish your golf balls with clear lacquer and your emblazoned set is ready for every green.
Most of us still need to cope with paper documents on a daily basis, but at the same time we all also need to carry our digital data center with us all the time. To this end, this leather pouch is a classic business companion ready to carry your paper piles, yet is sized and designed to neatly fit an 11-inch MacBook Air. The pouch comes with an optional embossed monogram and a solid YKK Excella zipper for a secure closure and long use.
To celebrate the first 10 years in business, the watchmaker Pierre DeRoche unveils this quite classy pocket watch. Featuring a 30-minutes chronograph and a perpetual calendar with moonphases crammed in a small 18kt gold case is already impressive, yet what makes this a sought-after watch for collectors is the original LeCoultre caliber from 1920 ticking in the inside. This genuinely unique piece also features three emeralds at 6 and 12 o’clock and one on the winding crown.
Forget billiard tables, the upscale poker edition or luxurious chess tables, this is the real deal, a vintage skee-ball arcade right in your home. With being 156-inches long and weighting around 750 lbs it’s not the regular gaming room addition, but imagine having this beauty in your home. This vintage skee-ball features a hand-finished oak construction replicating the 1930s original skee-ball alleys including awesome flip-style score display, an awesome mechanical steel activation lever, a set of 5 awesome fitting vintage balls. This is just pure awesomeness for every generation. We want one.
For the style-conscious outdoor man or those who simply prefer denim over synthetic fabrics, this field bed is made for you. From a small workshop in Seattle, named Scout, comes this beautiful piece of a sleeping bag. Crafted entirely by hand from quilted layers of denim, chambray and Climashield layers, and finished with a rugged 115″ M8 RiRi zipper allows this sleeping bag to cope with even 0°F, whilst keeping your style. If it’s time to get up and going, simply roll it up and tie it down with a leather strap.
This travel bag from Aether is all about rugged outdoor functionality. The urban all black design disguises a heavy-duty construction of thick, water-resistant Italian canvas combined with a Schoeller fabric base. The bag also features durable black leather handles, trim and a strap on the side, that can carry your umbrella or comparable sized gear.
Since its inception, wallet-maker Bellroy has always been the first address for slim wallets. To be honest, nobody likes those wallet bulks, pointing out our excessive obsession to collect coins. The new slim sleeve wallet takes the term slim to a new definition in terms of wallets, with even stripping the linings to achieve their slimmest wallet yet. This simple piece of vegetable tanned leather still effortlessly stored multiple cards and few folded bills.
It must not always be the rugged leather duffle or the upscale polished duffle, sometimes a wool “and” leather bag is the better choice. No seriously, this duffle bag from the already iconic French designer Want Les Essentiels de la Vie is exudes a rare casual sophistication, which suits almost every job. The duffle bag is crafted of Basalt-weave wool, features two pockets in the inside and a detachable webbing shoulder strap.
A GT badge, which actually is more affordable and comes with a performance upgrade at the same time, sounds like an arbitrage deal. Not exactly that, but Aston Martin’s new V8 Vantage GT stays true to its badge and boasts the Vantage S 4.7-liter V8 engine, which is good for 430 horsepower, 10 more than the base Vantage, and 361 lb-ft of torque, 15 lb-ft more for a price tag below the 100k. The GT also comes with an upgraded suspension system, an option for a racing heritage design package, and black magnesium paddle-shifters.
The moment you’re lost in an ocean of choices is the moment a man can always reckon on originals. To this end, Porsche’s P’8478 are a classic frame from 1978, yet they still strike with a timeless modern look coupled with high-tech materials. The frame is crafted from ultra lightweight beta titanium and comes shipped with an original case from the 1978 and is available in gold, gun-metal and titanium finish.
Once designed to become the affordable students sports car, the Mustang became a symbol of the American way of life. This year marks the 50th birthday of the sprinting horse and how to better celebrate this legacy as to release a limited and really tasty special edition. The Mustang 50 Year edition pays homage to the original 1964 Mustang with several inspired parts including a custom radiator grille, good old chrome trims and alloy rims. The Mustang is only available in one of two classic paint jobs, either Wimbledon White or Kona blue. In terms of power, a 5.0-liter V8 engine produces around 420 horsepower and 390 lb-ft of torque.
The iconic Ahoi watch from watchmaker Nomos, which just received the Watch of the Year award, gets a new sibling with the Ahoi Atlantik edition. This edition adds a notch of elegance to the Ahoi with a really dark atlantic blue dial adorned with gold numerals and a black strap. The new Ahoi Atlantik still features the same 40mm stainless steel case and either comes equipped with the automatic Epsilon, a 43 hours power-reserve caliber for the non-date version, or the Zeta, which comes with a power-reserve of 42 hours.
Swathe your carefully selected grooming gear in a not less special dopp kit and opt for this collaboration piece of the Blind Barber and Ernest Alexander. Thick heritage bull calf leather and a barber cape lining protect and care for your razor, brush and everything you want to throw in. The kit also comes filled with Blind Barber’s Watermint Gin Facial Cleanser, Watermint Gin Shave Cream and Watermint Gin Aftershave Soother.
The RS 7 gets the ultimate treatment by Audi with introducing the Dynamic Edition to the four-door coupe. The edition follows a black-red color scheme evident in extensive use of black carbon fiber and glossy black 21-inch wheels contrasted by crimson red brakes, whilst the inside displays a red stitching on black leather throughout. Under the hood is the same powerful twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 engine producing 580 horsepower coupled with a new dynamic ride control suspension and a dynamic steering system.