Throw everything you need for a flawless start into the day in this thoroughgoing reduced adaptation of the common dopp kit. A few hand-cut pieces of untreated natural leather roughly yet durably sewn together, and a simple wrap around leather cord for a neat fit, make the manliest travel accoutrement you’ll ever experience on a travel. Thoroughly executed according to Kenton Sorenson’s standards, it’ll age beautifully without losing the mellow appeal – the ultimate dose of adventurous Wild West charm for the contemporary urban dweller.
In 1960, flatness and simplified yet elegant design were the initial characteristics of the watch range that quickly had become the most diversified collection of the prestigious Omega watch manufacture. The De Ville watches left an indelible imprint on their era without ever ending up in a specific drawer, a truly versatile yet still distinctive range. The newest addition denotes the design of Omega’s contemporary chronographs. A typical loaded face, protected with a sapphire crystal, with four sub-dials for seconds, a seven-day counter, a 12-hour counter and a 30-minute counter characterize this timepiece, while the bold 44mm case embodies a self-winding Omega 3603 caliber with free sprung-balance, co-axial escapement and a power reserve of up to 55 hours.
Most men prefer to draw on a manifold range of accessories that offers at least an option for the everyday outfit, and a formal ensemble. Few further demand to be equally equipped while being abroad. Albeit this vintage-inspired decorative suitcase is not meant to collect airmiles, it’s a well-executed piece that charmingly reminds of those precious trips. When opened, the durable constructed suitcase reveals three padded compartments that cradle your essentials in a lift-out tray.
Undoubtedly, snow sports has grown to a well-developed and prevalently satisfying industry. However, especially the section for carrying solutions lack distinction, as the overwhelming majority of brands follow each other in design questions, and therefor a similar theme, season for season. Fortunately, the fashion authority Paul Smith enjoys a certain independence lending the label the opportunity to create a collection of bags that causes attention with a bold appearance. A collage of vintage ski equipment, including worn maps, old flasks and note books, and even skis, covers each bag. Particular the ski bag further features smooth chocolate colored leather reinforcements, a studded protected canvas base and convenient leather straps. The inside reveals a Paul Smith typically flashy purple canvas lining with an additional zip pocket and conceals a pair of skis up to 190cm in length.
The prolific artists of Hard Graft have just released another addition to the High collection, which might find a tiny, cozy place beneath few Christmas trees. This camera case is fashioned from just the purest wool felt and the most exquisite Nappa leather to offer your digital camera, with a size of up to 4-inch x 2.4-inch x 1-inch, a protective place on the go. The camera further is securely attached to the leather strip, by a durable attachment cord, just in case the camera slips away.
With being such an established name in the fashion realms, it’s a surprise that 2010 marks just the 30th anniversary of them venturing into the highly contested eyewear industry. Talk is of legendary Lacoste and their successful debutant, the 101, a pilot-style frame which is touted to provide today’s men with the same effortless elegance in rare editions of just 1.000 pieces. The gold frame is almost entirely driven by striking simplicity, only a subtle Lacoste trademark crocodile on the temples pleasantly breaks the clean appearance.
Instead of slipping back both the jacket’s sleeve and shirt’s cuff, the Gentlemen once favored to quietly reveal a masterpiece of watchmaking out of the right pocket, or later out of a waistcoat pocket, followed by a self-satisfied glance. The German artisans of Glashütte decided to bring back that expression of a discerning way of life with the Pocket Watch No. 1. This extraordinary pocket watch will definitely become a highlight in even the most exquisite collection as it’s rigorously limited to just 25 iterations. Besides the captivating looks, the No.1 also preserves the feel of a begone era as the watche’s precise movement, a Glashütte Original 84-01 calibre has to be wound in a traditional hand-wound manner via the crown. Further notably is the quarter-hour repetition that if manually prepared via a slide located at the case bottom, announces the quarter hours and hours acoustically.
The luxury vehicle marque that carries one of the two legendary stylized propeller designs, namely BMW, recollected itself to finally unveil the next generation of the 5-Series. Lower, lengthened, and a clarified design line constitutes the luxuriously discrete appearance of the newest performance-oriented sedan. Alongside a well-composed range of safety mechanism and support systems, will be available an eight-speed automatic transmission and an optional all-wheel drive. The ranges performance output starts at 258 horsepower in the 528i ending up with the 5-series flagship 550i with a turbocharged V8, producing 407 horsepower. (thanks Chris)
The busy collector of air miles know that those modern power-dependent essentials also need a place to rest and recharge. With the aim to compensate the deficits of meagrely equipped hotel rooms, appears the dapper clad Colby travel companion, This shrewd, inconspicuous kit conceals a potent charging device that is able to juice up to 4 gadgets in need, and furthermore cares about its adapters and neatly tucks your most crucial travel needs, such as a passport, in a mesh pocket.
Since 130 years, the British house of fine footwear, Crockett&Jones has dedicated themselves to create perfectly finished shoes. Furthermore, Crockett&Jones is among that rare breed of manufacturers who still retain to the century old method of Goodyear welting, preserving the well-aware wearer an unequaled durable fine pair of shoes. Beholden to a traditional classic style, the brand’s design language suits their well-honed British history as each pair of shoes possesses a certain old world charm that craves to enhance your look.
Shields are innately used to protect, however these particular small shields won’t just protect, they rather sharpen your dress for a commanding appearance. This charming details are made of smooth sterling silver with a polished finish, and bear
David Yurman‘s trademark cable bezel framing the pristine shield sculpture and completing an elaborate spark on any man’s wrist.
As sluggish sales figures seem to develop, the vehicle manufacturer’s desire to forge something distinctive is still unbroken. Despite GM’s restructuring, the appointed leader of Cadillac‘s CTS range has been unveiled, the CTS coupe. Albeit the coupe is mainly based on the sedan’s optics, it offers some unconventional design paths starting with a gently differentiating face, passing flawless sides, reaching truly distinction in the dramatically sliced back. Competitive power comes from a 3.6-liter direct-inject V6, corralling 304 horses ready to translate 273 pound-feet of torque to the streets, whilst achieving a 26 mpg rating in the highway hustle. source
Located in the heart of Haute Horology, Geneva, celebrates François-Paul Journe 30 years of inventing, conceiving and manufacturing exceptional calibers and timekeepers with an authentic and consistent old world elegance. Part of the F.P.JOURNE celebration is the recently introduced Chronomètre Bleu, which with its blue dial, represents an extraordinary exception apart of the brand’s common sober elegance. However, the Chronomètre Bleu convinces with an immaculate look and exclusivity via the beautifully executed Tantalum metal used to mold the 39mm case. Besides the seconds window decorated with fine concentric circles, there is nothing that distracts from the totally clear numerals and blue impression. Further particularity is the movement, a manual-wind FPJourne caliber 1304 made of 18kt rose gold, which beats at 21.6kbph and offers 56 hours power reserve.
In respectful, trusting collaboration, Delvaux, the oldest fine luxury leather goods company in the world, gave the Belgian designer Bruno Pieters carte blanche to create a truly exclusive men’s collection, the Ligne 1829, which moreover celebrates their 180th year in business. Each part is characterized by clean, architectural lines with a Pieters’ trademark attention to detail, an immaculate finish and an utilitarian twist. On the exemplary forefront is the President bag that convinces with being able to handle all sort of document, either traditional or of modern nature. Two spacious and separated compartments can easily carry and organize a 17-inch notebook and several A4 documents, whilst two straps on the outside allow its carrier to quickly stow a newspaper. Further notably, additional with press studs closed pockets, a shoulder strap made of Cabas leather and the interior is lined in pale Basane leather.
Looking for a tough companion that stows your equipment and displays a virile expression of rugged and thick leather, then these two bags of Italian luxe clothier Loro Piana might suit your demands. Albeit, Loro Piana has carved out a leading reputation as cashmere and wool supplier, they also extended the versed processing of precious hides. Alongside the capacious weekender, aptly named Be Well bag, the My Tennis bag strikes with an unusual appearance emphasizing both bag’s intention, being an option for those men who like to revisit the classy lines of masculine elegance with a slight modern twist.