Acclaimed exclusive accessories and shoe care products are the expertise of the French house La Cordonnerie Anglaise. With the aspiration to assist the aging process of any high quality leather shoes, which deserves special care and treatment in order to acquire an unique patina, La Cordonnerie forged this particular flagship shoe cleaning kit. This chamfered wing-box is constructed of sumptuous Ebony wood, and offers enough inside space to accommodate an arsenal of 7 brushes, a metal shoe horn, bees wax polish, cream and suede shampoo – appeals and is worthy of the discerning man’s fine footwear.
Independent designer Matt Richmond acknowledges the intrinsic value of visual and substantial authenticity, and transfered this sensibility to an acoustic amplifier that can’t be surpassed in terms of simplicity. The iVictrola sheds any electronic auxiliaries with the simple combination of a carved block of walnut, which acts as an iPhone dock, with the capacities of a turn-of-the-century Magnavox gramophone. Result is a truly unique iPhone dock with a room filling sound that bears traces of the past.
The absolutely prosperous history of the Swiss supplier of luxury leather goods, Bally, once began with a business trip to Paris, in which Carl Franz Bally evoke his dedication to the pursuit of excellence. The Molving trolley is part of this bloodline of pioneering techniques, and is made for the sole purpose to cater those who take as much pleasure in their luggage as in travel itself. Exacting craftsmanship paired with exquisite materials such as a gold-beige quilted nylon lining, and pebbled supple calf leather in either a traditional green tone or a timeless black, but always present with an unerring effortless elegance.
Unfortunately, manufacturers of binoculars does not follow an elaborate design concept, even though a polished piece placed in the office was once a sign of great social status. With this authentic reproduction of a 1920′s naval binocular, the classy charm that comes with its sublime presence is ready to enhance a discerning man’s office again. Expertly crafted by hand just on-demand, and it comes with a suiting tripod that fixes the 80mm optics superbly.
Grande Specchio is the name of the second encounter between the MoMa designer Martin Szekely and leading digital frame producer Parrot and unprecedentedly couples high-tech ingredients with seductive optical potential. The 10,4-inch huge Grande Specchio makes use of both Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless technologies offer you to update your personal portfolio on the go via e-mail. Being based upon Google’s Android OS, the frame’s further able to display the latest news through RSS feeds or other Android-based applications or even to share your captured impressions in the web. When turned off it reveals the understated presence of a golden shimmering mirror, however touch-sensitive keys at the top of the frame and a discreet trackball prevent unpleasant fingerprints and maintain the infallible elegance, which compliments any surroundings.
Born out of the passion for Greek myths and history, the designer Konstantino has devoted himself to reinvigorate an ancient-old concept of elegance and to revive that intricate artisanal craftsmanship of the Greek civilization. This particular cuff links, named after the Greek war god Ares, exhibit those demanding techniques evident in the floral etchings on the links and the clover motive in 18-carat gold nestled on black onyx. An incisive detail, which will precisely add an unique and masculine charm to any man’s cuff and resplendently resonates his discerning and individual values.
Aston Martin’s recent sublime offer concerns those passionate about performance who also insist on a more suitable, and challenge-craving aggressive look than the traditional elegant version of Aston Martin’s almost pure driving oriented V12 Vantage and DBS. The Carbon Black edition strikes with a certainly sinister appearance led by a Carbon Black metallic paint that is entirely made by hand, consuming over 50 hours of applying and finishing. Moreover, the interior savors a black treatment as well consisting of Obsidian Black leather with silver stitching details and Kevla seats. This editions makes a bold refurbishment whilst maintaining that English charm of any Aston Martin.
Over the course, a small, inconspicuous company amidst an awe-inspiring mountain village in Switzerland, has established itself as the undoubtedly pinnacle among high-tech ski brands, talk is of Zai. Zai, Chinese for repetition or study, has now partnered with Bentley to forge a pair of skis that incorporates their shared hallmark characteristics of blending traditional values and techniques with state-of-the-art materials. With combining carbon fiber inlays, chromium steel enforcements, cedar wood layers and a next generation thermoplastic composite, they’ve achieved a pair of skis with peerless agility, resilience and a unique firm grip.
A. Lange & Söhne’s classy gentleman’s companion par excellance, the Lange 1, is predominately considered as the culmination of what aficionados and connoisseurs of fine watches associate with the German manufacturer’s entire watchmaking heritage. Today, this particular timekeeper‘s rich pedigree receives another branch with the introduction of the 2010 Wochentag automatic, in English Daymatic. Despite the already history punctuating patented conveniently legible outsize date display, comes a svelte hand to the Lange 1′s characteristic off-centre displays layout, which quitely shows the day. It’ll be available in an 18-carat rose or yellow gold or platinum 39.5 mm case with a Lange & Söhne typical hand-stitched crocodile strap. The caliber is a Lange in-house L021.1 with 67 jewels, which beats at 21,600 bph and offers a power reserve of 50 hours and a sapphire crystal case-back offering a captivating view on aforementioned movement.
About 7 years ago, the discerning horology expert Roland Iten conveyed the Swiss watchmaking excellence and exacting attention to detail to another shore of the luxury goods industry, which he calls mechanical luxury for gentlemen. Particular the utterly unique belt buckles are often considered as the ultimate luxury mechanical accessory, and perfectly exhibit Iten’s engineering prowess. Now, in partnership with the hunting gear specialists of James Purdey & Sons, Roland Iten introduces a special collection of their latest spring-loaded belt buckle, the R81. An immaculate masterpiece forged of either a mixture of natural or blackened steel with rose gold in synergy with a hand-crafted and stabilized fossil Mammoth tooth from the prehistoric Wooly Mammoth. In addition, the R81′s trigger mechanism is able to differentiate between 8 positions in a scale of 25mm – this definitely contributes to your fashion sanctity.
This year’s winter season marks the first time that Paul Smith’s infamous and admired, quirky multi stripe signature found an opportunity to adorn a pair of skis. In collaboration with the Austrian eminent authority in the realms of agile skis, namely edelwiser, comes this produced on-demand Swing 162, a Well-tempered pair that manages the undesired poor conditions like iced slopes as sovereignly as the well-groomed fields or the challenging deep backcountry powder carving fun. Alongside the 161cm long ski features a Titanal torsion layer, an extremely durable with titan refined aluminum alloy, a fine-tuned 88° edge angle for superior grip and a 12.16mm curve radius for those rapid turns.
How to further enhance the driving experience of an already unique roadster. Bulk up the engine, make it even more streamlined and add some additional aural value to it. That or similar was the thought of BMW’s engineers as they conceived the 2011 Z4 sDrive35is. The roadster that definitely will leave an indelible imprint on its era, has been spent a twin turbocharged 3.0-liter straight six mated to a seven-speed dual clutch transmission, which produces 335 horsepower with a torque up to 332 pound-feet, allowing for a 4.7 seconds short sprint to 60mph. Alongside few aerodynamic enhancements, the new Z4 comes with revised suspension and exhaust for a more direct driving experience followed by a surprising deep roar.
A win-win situation is defined by the result that all participants can profit from this certain opportunity, or in other words when a leading brand of rare sublime reputation cooperates with an aid organization. The symbol of excellence in fine writing instruments, Montblanc, has just in time launched their recent ‘Signature for Good’ masterpiece, an embellished original Meisterstück pen for UNICEF, in travel retail, thus the late landing frequent flier can support UNICEF’s worldwide education and literacy programmes. The Meisterstück, German for masterpiece, itself is an elegant fountain pen, whose cap remarkably exhibits its good cause with being embellished with a blue sapphire, UNICEF’s signature color, encompassed by the UN’s emblematic olive wreath plated in gold, altogether unified under Montblanc’s famous emblem. Of great value for anyone who cherishes a fine pen, is the 14kt gold nib which is entirely crafted by hand just like the whole piece, which is crafted in 35 individual stages following the exacting Montblanc standards. source
Either being it the cause of a modern reduced yet elegant furnishing or the simple need to keep several weighty tomes near hand, some contentwise and few literally, the usefulness of a pair of bookends is measured like a man’s favorite tool by strength, durability and an undeniable manly appearance. For this reason, the Vise bookends are designed to add a soupçon of down-to-earth manliness to its environment constituted through a heavy iron body with an aged finish in contrast to a pair of elegant polished wood handles with a chrome tip, which ensure a good grip on your collection.
To the reserved circle of charging station of a sculptural wood construction, attends this reasonable flat recharger that’s crafted to satisfy by each glance. This particular piece comes expertly crafted of mahogany with an exactly polished surface. Whilst the leather lined compartments on the top, which furthermore are embellished with a hand-stitched diamond pattern, care about your devices in need, a secret drawer underneath is designed to hide your further daily essentials such as keys or that little notepad for quick notes near the telephone. The charging station offers a 4-outlets surge protector and 2 USB ports.