Works of Tusting inhere an outstanding history of rigorous attention and exacting craftsmanship, that thrives to display anything that revolves around leather in the best possible way. The Fisherman is one of the iconic pillars of Tusting’s past 130 years in business, and that’s palpable in each stitch, rivet and subtle detail, which makes this bag a timeless companion. The Fisherman is made of a characterful leather, and exhibits a refined sought-after lived-in-and-used look – superb for wherever your journeys will take you. The inside reveals a simple, but efficient one compartment partition, which easily cradles a laptop whilst still offering vast space for all the other necessary items.
Under four seconds from zero to 60, sound like a furious, sharp sportscar, but the fact of the matter is that these figures belong to Bentley’s bold and pompous new Supersports variant of the topless Continental. Melted with the luxury attributes and superior comfort, inherently imparted by a Bentley badge, it’s a convertible, which makes the journey every bit as exciting as the chosen destination. The built-in to impress twin-turbo W12 engine produces hefty 624 horsepower, ready to hit the maximal 202 mph without any hindrance. Further notably is the sharply adjusted six-speed automatic transmission, and the with carbon fiber embellished interior, which is based upon not less exclusive Alcantara and supple leather parts.
For those who prefer an adventurous and arduous sailing trip, the venerable experts of Tissot conceived the perfect timekeeper, which unleashes its full potential on the blue. The Sailing Touch incorporates a weather function which tracks relative air pressure and further attributes of the past six hours, a regatta function, a tide calculator that indicates the tides in the port of destination, a built-in digital compass, a speed measurement feature, all that and more combined with the historical watch making expertise of Tissot.
In terms of vehicles the name Lotus radiates a peerless charm, which instantly conjures a smile on any performance-affine car enthusiast’s face. Now they took the wraps off of the already highly anticipated Elise 2011 model, which from the first glance clarifies that it has been sculpted with just one aspiration in mind, performance. Further improved aerodynamics mean increased fuel economy, means even more fun speeding the Elise range, the entry model with a 134 horsepower 1.6l machine followed by a 1.8l engine, topping SC’s 220 horsepower, offering a flat four seconds sprint chained with the Lotus natural ultra short shifting experience and incredible traction.
It was the traditional, inconspicuous design coupled with solidity and reliability, which helped the Société Horlogère Reconvilier, SHR, to rapidly garner the global reputation as the people’s watch par excellance. Today, the Swiss watch manufacture SHR aspires a change with extraordinary mechanical innovations and unusual combinations. With the audicity of innovation, SHR introduces the Hercules Golf Master, a utilitarian combination of a mechanical movement with a GPS application. A digital display displays the measured distance to the green, front edge or center, whilst just a short flick of the reversible Rotar mechanism reveals a beautiful timekeeper. Stainless steel or platinum embodies this conception, and an ETA caliber 2892A provides the energy.
As early as Blue-ray’s just established itself, the home entertainment industry is already proud to flaunt with a new star product, apparently the enjoyment of the third dimension straight from your home’s cozy armchair. To keep pace, Sony has no introduced the first receiver that’s capable to pass through those new 3D video signals, whilst internally decoding the already accustomed top-notch quality audio to cater those high audiophile’s demands. The STR-DN1010 feeds 7.1 channels with 110 watts per channel in crisp Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio decoding. With the glossy black cubus 4 HDMI 1.4 inputs, of which one features audio return channel capacity, 1080p upscaling, and Sony’s proprietary wireless S-Air capability.
Over the past 14 years, the German furniture manufacturer müller developed and refined their exclusive design philosophy, that entirely revolves around bending, welding and forging steel in an unprecedented manner. Particular müller’s classic line inheres a decent retro charm, which just perfectly suits those vast vinyl collections some may consider themselves fortunate to be in possession of. The Stereo cabinet is the expressive stage your hi-fi arrangement deserves. Made of thick sheet metal, equipped with flexible sliding doors, drawers, flip-down glass front, internal lighting – the modern hi-fi vault.
Regarding the comparatively young market affiliation, the fledgling company Lumigon already knows how to cause global attention, with potent, striking aesthetics accompanied by powerful innards. The T1, with sliding T9 keypad, and S1 are designated to spread Lumigon’s extraordinary design philosophy with an immaculate mixture of white and black colored steel and aluminum. Both handsets feature a Freescale processor at 1GHz, a capacitive touchscreen, Wifi and bluetooth, A-GPS, 720P HDMI output, a 5 mega pixel auto focus camera, 3.5 mm jack, a FM receiver and transmitter. Further notably is the unique P-GUI, which offers an intuitive layout imbued with the rich visual elegance we’re used to from the Scandinavian design machineries.
Works of Hlaska sail under the promising symbol of the caliper, a tool of intrepid explorers made to encounter new frontiers. Fulfilling this aspiration, each bag follows an inherent scientific inspiration such as this luxurious weekender, which emulates the bold aesthetics of a rugged old world archeologist’s field bag. The Artifact, an adequate tool for the prolific traveler, opens to reveal a spacious interior secured by heavy zippers and superior durability due to superb leather stitchings. Italian-made, vegetable-dyed hides lend this bag the perfect look for a weekend full of occasions.
With an impressive appearance, and having left multiple imprints in the history of diverse straining rally trophies, the Touareg rapidly made itself an omni present name when it comes to manifoldness, reliability and power. For the approaching 2011 model, the Wolfsburger experts of VW, aim to add further innovative distinctions to their flagship SUV with improved aerodynamics, a rigorous diet cutting shaving 208kg off the off-roader, and a sharpened fuel-efficiency. Latter implies an eight-speed automatic transmission as a standard, which can be swapped in favor of a sporty but less eco-friendly six speed, taming the 337 horsepowers of a 4.2-liter V8 TDi to a respectable 31 mpg.
Due to the company’s comparable young age, it is no surprise that the name Christian Jacques is in fact more of an insider’s tip than a global famous brand, but with masterpieces such as their most recent chronograph, baptized the EOS, they’ll rocket to the top tier of Swiss watchmakers without a shadow of a doubt. Limited to a stock of just 100 pieces, EOS’ captivating elegance is a highly exclusive accoutrement. The 42mm case is made of 18kt gold and can optionally be embellished with a bezel of diamonds, whilst the Swiss ETA caliber Valjoux 7750 moves on 25 jewels at 22.500 bph with a power reserve of 40 hours.
Loyal to their history, Porsche Design has now unveiled a re-production of their first horological distinctive achievement, producing the first chronograph entirely forged of shot-blasted titanium. Despite the original, the re-issued chronograph will be driven by a Swiss Valjoux 7750 caliber with 25 jewels and a 48 hour power reserve. Coming in an edition of 911, each will be accompanied by a black wood box, and a certification with the production number. Definitely, not just an eloquent tribute, the Heritage P’6530 offers its wearer a bold retro look that can’t be avoided by anyone passing by.
Ettinger‘s highly esteemed bridle leather, and with the Royal Warrant decorated workmanship as also an absolutely loyal and faithful service, found another canvas to exhibit their sophisticated British charm. The collaboration with Monocle yielded an understated jotter that strives to become your canvas for the big ideas. Available in three colors, red, a smooth Havan brown, and classic black, filled with Monocle watermarked refills.
Following traditions, or certain traditional engagements, sometimes lead into harsh conditions. Pertaining the hunting sport, a cold debilitating period occurs, the solution thus consists in savoring a warming dram in a mannered circle. Linley’s peerless cabinetmaking expertise instills this hunting kit an appropriate modern glance, as traditional doesn’t mean that there isn’t room for some clean lines. The case, Crafted of a captivatingly grained oiled walnut, opens to reveal two lead crystal decanters refined with a rosewood stopper, a moistened compartment that is able to accommodate up to 8 Coronas including a cutter, and a removable rack that hold 8 pewter cups.
As if the unique driving dynamics alone wouldn’t already conjure up a smile on every car enthusiasts face, Porsche has now decided to further expand its proud stable with a new model on the front line, a S variation of the already performance-heavy turbocharged 911 Turbo. The tweaked and tuned new S model sports the twin-turbocharged straight-six boxer engine of the smaller Turbo, but with the power of 530 horses corralled to achieve a peak torque of 516lb-ft, and an incredible 3.3 seconds sprint controlled by a seven-speed dual-clutch. This figures are brought to the asphalt through 19-inch wheels in RS-Spyder optic with huge ceramic composite brakes and a myriad of comfort as also safety systems such as Porsche’s Torque Vetoring.