Weekend Sojourn: Men’s Accessories Just Got Better thanks to H.L. James

 |  November 15th, 2015

In the fashion world, menswear is booming, and with this development comes the emergence of numerous innovative men’s fashion brands. H.L. James is a new cutting edge collection of men’s luxury accessories handcrafted from the finest genuine American alligator skins, and assembled in Italy. The depth and unique character of the leather is carefully achieved using labor-intensive “old world” techniques on the most precious skins, combined with state-of-the-art equipment. H.L. James backpacks are available in 5 rich hues; the most notable and eye-catching are the Chestnut and the Navy. These backpacks are amazing for the man who’s looking to make a fashion statement. Their large size and bold design make for a masculine appeal. What sets H.L. James apart is…

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Skull Duggery: Introducing the Edelberg To Be or Not To Be Writing Instrument

 |  October 23rd, 2015

By Samantha Walsh With a mission to create unique writing instruments for the world, Edelberg, the Swiss luxury pen and accessory manufacturer, unveils its sleek new creation. The pen, aptly named ‘To be or not to be’ draws inspiration from Shakespeare’s Hamlet, featuring an individually, hand-painted melting human skull. This symbolic design is meant to encourage one to reflect on life’s impermanence, underlining the fact that in our hands we hold the ultimate communication tool. With this powerful tool, we have the ability to immortalize our ideas far beyond life’s boundaries. This concept, which resides in many creative minds, signifies a way of living on through writing or art. In addition to the deep thought put behind the aesthetic, the construction…

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Looking for the Perfect Watch Image? Look No Further than the Atom Moore Exhibition

 |  September 7th, 2015

An exhibition that opened uplift night in New York City, Atom Moore “Watch Portraits” will run through the entire month of September at the Sacred Gallery in New York. Our good friend and colleague, Michael Thompson over at IW Magazine spoke to Moore about his work, and we bring you a portion of that interview and article here.   Just remember, this exhibition is on a clock and  you only have until the 26th of September to visit. Writes Thompson: Acclaimed photographer and watch enthusiast Atom Moore, who can be seen every Wednesday evening hunched over a Leica and a light box shooting watches at RedBar New York’s ‘honeycomb hideout,’ will display many of his finest timepiece photographs through the month of September…

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A Look at The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, 2015- Sponsored by Rolex

 |  August 15th, 2015

This is the much-anticipated action-packed automotive weekend of the year – taking place in Monterey, California, since Thursday and culminating in the Pebble Beach Concours d’ Elegance tomorrow. On Thursday, The Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance presented by Rolex took place, as did the practice sessions for the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion. You can read more about that Tour in our post here. Yesterday, the practice sessions continued and, concurrently, The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering, took place. Today sees the top racing moments at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion and tomorrow the judging of the most famous car presentation in the world: Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance – with Awards presentations and ceremonies at both events. We have been privileged to attend…

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James Bond Wears Vuarnet in Spectre Film

 |  August 9th, 2015

James Bond (actor Daniel Craig) has a lot of equipment that suits his style, including Omega watches and Aston Martin cars. Now, the character has updated his sun specs – donning a pair of vintage Vuarnet sunglasses in the new movie Spectre. His shades are a good choice for 007: the lenses are made of the same telescopic glass that NASA uses to look to the sky. The Skilynx lenses eradicate all glare from the sun and accentuate contrast on a white background such as snow and ice. The shades have leather side shields to prevent peripheral disturbances. While the ones worn in the movie are a vintage Glacier Eclipse style that is no longer available, there are some great…

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