In the world of haute horology, Daniel Roth timekeepers are acclaimed as one of the most artistic watches to behold, hence each Roth creation is a sought-after piece every collector would be proud to include in their collection, and a great bliss for the sophisticated man’s wrist. The recently unveiled Grande Lune is a guaranteed conversation piece with its double ellipse shape, a Daniel Roth signature and uniqueness, and the abundant use of 18-carat gold. A 44-mm big case embodies a hand-wind Daniel Roth caliber DR2300 with 32 jewels and a power reserve of 42 hours, while the dial exhibits a slender three-arm second-hand at 9 o’clock and a elegantly realized moon phase display.
Although it looks minimalistic, this wheeled duffel of the Belgian brand Delvaux provides pockets throughout to store those items you need while traveling around the globe. The outside, made of sturdy fabric finished with a subtly contrasting leather stripe, perfectly contrasts the bright blue Jacquard lining that surprises the viewer when opening the wheelie. Besides the generous main compartment the Airess 70 features a telescope handle, a shoe bag, a laundry bag, an accessories bag and three flat pockets on the front, which offer handy access to those documents needed for a smooth check-in.
When it comes to LCD TVs there’s nothing that can compare to the statement a Bang & Olufsen TV instantly exudes when placed anywhere in your home. Today, B&O released a smaller addition to the BeoVision range, namely the 10-32, a 32-inch version for those who seek B&O quality in all rooms. The new 10-32 boasts all the amenities of its bigger brothers including a DVB-HD module, the magnificent loudspeaker system and the edge-type LED backlight.
Puristic, clean, and neatly arranged desks with all kinds of modern objects definitely know to please the eye, but the timeless classics are what make a desk really personal and welcoming. That’s when this laptop stand adds its old world elegance with meticulously polished mahogany veneers, brass reinforced corners, and a genuine leather surface to prevent your laptop from slipping. It further features an integrated drawer for pen, paper and mail-stamps, ventilation slots and offers three adjustment angles.
The Milanese Alberto Aspesi launched his first collection back in 1990, and quickly became synonymous for basics with refined details and a surprising twist. Aspesi’s actual winter coats revolve around a subtle military theme, and thus aim to rival the classic Burberry trenches that commonly depict several cityscapes. Strapped cuffs, belted waists, double-breasted closures throughout shape a masculine range that offers what is required to withstand spontaneous rain showers.
Recently, Barnes & Noble unveiled what is their contribution to bring some color into the e-reader industry, even though the term e-reader does not entirely apply in this case. The NookColor is a full-fledged e-reader including few tastes of a tablet device of which most notably is its elaborate UI featuring B&N’s NOOKfriends system that integrates Facebook, Twitter, mail sharing and additional third-party Apps right on the screen. B&N speaks about a social reading device, which with weighting a mere 15.6 ounce offers easy access to todays needs regardless of where you actually savor a quick bite. Most notably features are the 7-inch IPS-panel touchscreen boasting a resolution of 1024 x 600px, 8GB of storage, built-in WiFi and up to 8 hours of reading time.
Pierre Jaquet-Droz was once a visionary genius in making excessively complex timekeepers, clocks and animated dolls including the legendary three android automatons: the writer, the draughtsman and the musician that together are housed at the art and history museum in Neuchâtel, Switzerland, representing mechanical problem solving at its finest. The company of today adopts his name and aspiration, and being a part of the exclusive circle that is the Swiss Watch Giant Swatch Group proofs the legend. In search for a bold statement that adorns your wrist and additionally offers an iconic context to talk about, the recently introduced Grande Seconde SW Red Gold can’t be avoided. Massive 18kt red-gold makes the 43mm case a screaming detail that craves for attention, while the inside provides mechanical perfection with a mechanical self-winding double-barrel movement and a 18kt white gold oscillating rotor.
In most parts of the world, those that don’t enjoy everlasting sunshine, winter is possibly not the time to search an exciting shade, but even if it’s cold outside there will be an occasion to add another nuance to your wardrobe. Though Patty Perreira’s initial impact in the fashion market was related to her unique take on the female classics, the name Barton Perreira can easily be counted among the most exclusive eyewear brands of today for both men and women. In the frame of the upcoming collection, achieving a great level of covetabillity, the Yeager is a discreet yet striking masculine aviator handcrafted using the finest materials from Japan to enrich your personal ensemble.
In times we’ve to carry our iPhones or mobile of choice, wallet and probably another life-alleviating necessity all the time with us, it seems natural to, at least, combine two of them. To this end, the Austrian snow enthusiasts and established leather craftsmen of Hard Graft unveils the phone fold wallet, a tastefully designed folding iPhone, or similar sized mobiles, case. Additionally, this compact looker is able to hold up to eight credit cards on the opposing side in a separate compartment and some cash in an attached leather pocket on top of your phone, and is available in either the cozy hazel-asphalt color scheme or in a pure asphalt colored edition.
The brand Calabrese and its distinct crest, is maybe known by few men who are fond of collecting ties, but only a relatively small circle of insiders have already enjoyed one of their precious bags. A pure and simple, but equivalently bold colored impression awaits you when taking a look at a Calabrese bag including the recently unveiled Pompei weekender. Pompei comes in a classy color combination of tough navy toned canvas and bright brown, supple leather trimmings, handle and shoulder strap.
Designer J.Artola takes his expertise from the time being senior designer at Frye to ready up an extensive shoe collection for the first time under his own name. Inspired by the first explorers, cobblers and entrepreneurs who founded the city of New Amsterdam back in the early 17th, the collection comprises sturdy yet practical footwear such as bulky work boots, but also comfortable moccasins, all sharing an unusual yet modern design language. Further notably, each boot exhibits a map of old lower Manhattan laser etched onto the sole – a unique signature that completes an overall compelling look.
Protective covers, sleeves and cases are an inevitable must for the masses of modern high-tech accessories we use to carry with us. Unfortunately, to achieve a look that aligns all those gadgets, is an absolutely different question. Till now, as the prolific artisans of Restoration Hardware have added several new pieces to their incredibly compelling Artisan Leather line including sleeves for your iPhone, kindle, iPad and notebook. This collection craves to swathe all your electronic devices in supple, vegetable-tanned leather in a chest-nut hue and faux suede lining. Authenticity throughout and a certain degree of exclusivity will let your devices shine in a completely different light.
The mercury in the thermometers is going down, that means it’s time to upgrade the fall wardrobe. Add a bit of down-to-earthness with this classic sailor’s coat, an exclusive collaboration between the fashion-forward Swedish design studio svensson and the French brand armor lux. This coat is entirely made of a pure wool fabric, this won’t let you down even when confronted with harsh wind forces or the metropolitan demands.
Recently, the noted German member of the fine haute horology Glashütte Original has introduced thirteen limited edition sets to pay tribute to the marine chronometers that greatly influenced the art of navigation at sea. Each set will be shipped in a handmade oak case, which contains this year’s watch of the year award recipient, the Platinum edition Senator chronograph, and one of thirteen recovered and restored original marine chronometers from the 1970s, that have been discovered during preparations for the opening of the German Watch Museum Glashütte. Highly functional and as decorative as exclusive, if this isn’t an investment to withstand any risk-benefit analysis.
This tasteful weekender is made of J.Crew’s best tight woven cotton twill that’s made to repel the fiercest conditions, hence it won’t let you down neither in midtown nor for a weekend getaway in a serene countryside. Alongside the J.Crew typical versatile look you’ll find pockets galore inside, a back zip pocket and two generous pockets attached to the front to offer a handy space for the daily life essentials.