Today in Gear we examine Sony’s take on virtual reality, Porsche’s new Cayman and Boxster GTS, Ghurka’s Norwalk collection and more.
Today in gear, we find a handsome camera strap, a dynamic nut-breaker, the best van on the block and much more.
Slim Is In
Reducing your wallet’s contents reaps many benefits: it’s cathartic, helps with prioritization, and, most of all, gives you the chance to get a new, minimalist version. But finding the right minimalist cash caddy can be overwhelming. There are all sorts of types to sort through: card wallets, slim wallets, very simple money clips, front pocket wallets and so on. Instead of categorizing and complicating things more, we’ve decided to round up the best picks that run the entire gamut. Read on and find the perfect Simoleon sleeve for your new, minimalist life.
Above your (work)station
Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care…now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little things, the extras, the last minute goodies, the fun gifts. They’re as enjoyable to give as they are to receive. Thing is, there’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts…
Ghurka Partido No. 214 Humidor What can we say, really? If you can plop down an extra Benjamin for every cigar you can store in a humidity-controlled environment (that’s 35, genius), then you’ll love this thing. It’s literally made for you. And if you’re that sort of fella, it’s likely you also do this all…
Essentials for the daily grind
Dali said intelligence without ambition is a bird without wings. Clearly, you’ve got both in spades — all that’s lacking is better preparation. Small upgrades can make big differences in organization, confidence and execution, and luckily for you, we’ve dug up the must-have office essentials to help you stay focused on conquering the office, one job done well at a time. Heed our advice and maybe you’ll be patting backs soon.
Hot For Teacher...'s Assistant
So you’ve decided four years of college just wasn’t enough to quench that thirsty brain of yours. You’ve trudged through essays, taken the tests and traded countless lattes for advisor recommendation letters. The wait, worry and work were entirely worth it, though, because you just opened that letter admitting you into the graduate school you’ve been gunning for. The parents are proud, the student loans are shrieking and your name train is ready for a few extra letters. It’s time to get schooled all over again, and we’ve prepped your shopping list. You’re getting smarter — so should your gear.
Sharp Aquos Ultra HD LED TV If you’re a cinephile, go find your credit card and tell your bank the mortgage payment will be late. This is the only THX-certified TV: a 70-inch, 4K machine with six speakers and a special subwoofer system — 35 watts of oomph. Built in wi-fi streams Netflix, et al.;…
Call it the “Goldilocks of Bags” if you like, though sometimes it seems like more of a “Unicorn of Bags”: the perfectly sized and properly priced duffel can be elusive (hell, brands can’t even decide one way to spell it). When the occasion calls for light packing in something that’ll easily fit in the back seat or sling comfortably over your shoulder there are myriad options, but how many of them can be considered worth a buy? What follows are 30 of the best duffel bags to fit every budget. These represent a vast array of materials, styles, colors and purposes, but suffice it to say each of these duffels is just right.
Beautiful things made out of beautiful leather
Toward the end of this quick film Walker Macwilliam, creative director of Ghurka and narrator of the video, says Ghurka’s purpose is “making beautiful things out of beautiful leather”. We say that about sums it up perfectly.
Old meets new with the newly announced Ghurka for Park & Bond collection. The esteemed bag maker has teamed with the online menswear retailer to create exclusive editions of their Cavalier II Weekender and Dopp Kit in rugged twill canvas with supple leather trim. Surprisingly, the use of monochromatic navy is a first for Ghurka’s…