Inspired by an Eastpak gym bag from the 80s, this weekender is made to accompany you on your way to the gym or even for a couple of days abroad in a certain style. This weekender is entirely made by hand in a thorough one-by-one manner in the San Francisco located studio of Joshu+Vela. Alongside the thick denim body, the bag features vegetable tanned honey leather straps attached with copper rivets.
From the Parisian Atelier de Production et de Création also known as A.P.C.//, comes this sleek and clean messenger-style bag. This bag is crafted from generously pebbled leather colored in a decent bright camel brown, which completes an A.P.C. typical tidied-up look also evident in the tonal lined inside. Definitely a great pick for a decisive look in the upcoming spring season.
Boys become men, class rooms become offices, but one does not change for most, the lunch bag. Those craftsman of taste from Frost River bring you this unique yet affordable lunch bag crafted from water-repellent and durable waxed canvas equipped with a leather closure strap and designed to carry your lunch wherever it may take you.
Among the most classy of all shoulder-strap featuring bags and the predecessor of todays messengers is the original English briefcase. The venerable leather craftsmen of Lotuff successfully preserved the original design offering you a piece of history with this leather briefcase. This briefcase is crafted from thick vegetable-tanned leather and features polished edges, two functional wrap-around straps, full leather interior, six-layer handle and a detachable shoulder strap.
If you’re into classics or just in need of an understated pair of shoes, then this footgear from Tiger of Sweden will fit your bill. This classic low-cut oxfords is completely crafted of leather and feature a rounded toe, dark leather laces and a leather sole.
Every modern gentleman needs to own a pocket watch in one point of his life and Hermes latest timekeeper might be the perfect fit for you today. What differentiates this piece are the playful Volute ornamentation worked into the back. Inside the 18kt white gold case beeps a Vaucher in-house caliber H1928 with 32 jewels and a power reserve of up to 55 hours. The pocket watch is accompanied by a detachable strap made of Hermes alligator leather and a fitting protection leather case.
Who would have thought that a declared extinct timepiece like a sundial will return as an outstanding luxurious accessory for the well-established man. The Swiss German jewellery craftsmen of Meister want todays men to enjoy the unprecise, therefor slackening timing from light and shadow with this coin-sized titan compass-sundial combination with a 18kt gold fold-out shadow caster.
Well-distinguished Italian shoemaker Tod’s has collaborated with the Dazed & Confused founder Jefferson Hack for a range of shoes, that attract attention without screaming for it. Part of the unique capsule collection are this cleverly modest Oxford shoes crafted from fine brown suede leather combined with a fitting bright leather sole. Being decisively unobtrusive make this shoes the perfect versatile companion for almost any occasion.
Milan-based fledgling brand Marsèll made itself a name for handmade leather men’s shoes with either crafting really smooth lines or the use of subtly creased and washed leather. However, being distinguished in the demanding fields of leather shoemaking definitely qualifies to make high quality baggage as well and that’s when this messenger bag enters the lime light. This messenger bag offers the ingredients to become a unique daily companion with featuring a certainly unique front flap design and is crafted from thick and supple Italian premium hides.
Sometimes you might tend to compare the harsh circumstances in the daily city jungle with those situations you face in a bush. Let’s just don’t take a sledgehammer to crack a nut, but if you seek superior performance and functionality, the Isle Royale Bushcraft Pack from River Island might make your day. Built to accompany you on a manly adventure, this canoe pack is made with good old techniques and developed by those trappers and traders who once had to rely on this kind of gear in their daily adventures. Hauling heavy loads of stuff, this pack even has a spot reserved for your finest axe, is made of Fairfield waxed canvas and features riveted and sewn leather flapstraps.
London Undercover, which quickly gained a reputation for reinterpreting the most quintessential British accessory, the umbrella, joined forces with one of the last family owned, British canvas and leather goods company, that adheres to age-old traditional hand crafted techniques, to create this classy canvas holdall. The bright orange-colored holdall easily defies the grey shades of a rainy day and the huge single-compartment design is just perfect for a quick weekend abroad – throw in and get away.
In the frame of a certainly curious keynote presentation, Samsung has taken the wraps off of the new S4. Samsung’s new S-liner is slimmer than the S3, but shares the same form-factor and almost the same size, whilst boasting a bigger 5-inch screen. The 5-inch Super AMOLED display is able to display 1920 x 1080 pixels, in short 441 ppi crispness. Further hard facts are 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, 2GB of RAM and 16, 32 or 64 GB storage, a microSD card slot, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, NFC, Wi-Fi and GPS, a 2600 mAh battery, a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The Samsung flagship further features a huge list of software including Knox security suite for enterprise-level security viá separated profiles, Dual Camera, allowing you to use both cameras a the same time, Air View, a content preview hover function, Smart Scroll, a scrolling system controlled by your face movements and wrist gestures and numerous more integrated stuff.
From another great quality Japanese leather goods company, comes this unique card case. Crafted from tough aged leather with a leather strap closure featuring a solid brass anchor at the tip, this is sure to survive some generations of platinum card owners.
Swiss fine watchmaker Bovet introduces a highly limited convertible watch, which transforms from a pocket watch to a wrist watch and to a small table clock as you wish. Apart Bovet’s unique Amadeo convertible case system, the Virtuosu Tourbillon displays a 45mm almost entirely hollow an excessively skeletonized case, which houses an in-house caliber 16BM02AI-HSMR with 65 jewels, 21.600 vph and a huge power reserve of almost 5 days. The scarce dial shows a jumping hours disc display right in the center coupled with a retrograde minute display arranged in a 160° circular arc.
The Japanese designer brand Master Piece tirelessly aspires to live up to its name creating high-grade luggage using highly functional fabrics married with advanced utilitarian features. The Potential Multi-Way bag is as such made from Masterex-04 nylon, which is an ultra thick woven nylon fabric, and is able to transform to either a backpack, shoulder bag or holdall. The parts of the modular strap system can be stowed away in one of the padded main compartments including a laptop sleeve.