Alejandro Alcocer has created a masterpiece by taking vintage refurbished GMT Masters and making them classics all over again. The Alejandro Alcocer Matte Black Limited Edition Rolex GMT Master II ($20,000) takes the vintage GMT and adds a Physical Vapor Deposition (PVD) and a Diamond-Like Coating (DLC) to the 904L stainless base. Additional features include a high-contrast display with luminous markers, Oyster-style bracelet, and a certified chronometer. Only 50 of these beauties were created so if you have means, grab one before they're all gone.
Keeping your plants alive and healthy while you're away on business or traveling is difficult. Pikaplant's fantastic new creation can keep them exactly as nature intended. The revolutionary Pikaplant Tableau Automatic Watering Tray ($170) recreates nature's wet/dry cycle. Giving your plants exactly what they need, when they need it. Better still, it uses up zero electricity! Fill the reservoir and the Tableau will water your plants for you. Keeping them full of life and strong. Never lose a plant again while away from home and invest in the Pikaplant Tableau.
The Revolv Home Automation Hub ($299) allows you to control all of your smart devices from a single app. This includes thermostats, sensors, switches, speakers, lights, locks and much more. So if you're away from home you can lock your doors or turn on the lights. Got a hot date, set the mood with a couple pushes of a button. The Revolv works on Wifi so it can be placed anywhere in your home and can be set to trigger devices; manually, based on time, by location or when a sensor is triggered.
The Adidas Originals Attitude Hi ($100) are set for their return on January 10th 2014. The shoes represent everything that is New York and were originally worn by the great Patrick Ewing. The shoes feature a white leather upper, an elevated tongue with retro branding, and classic Knicks orange and blue accents. Sign up for Adidas's newsletter to get updates on the release.(more…)
If Ikea built a bike it would probably look something like the Sandwichbike ($TBA). The Sandwichbike is the brain child of Dutch design agency, Bleijh. It's made of wood and arrives at your doorstop in a single box. With less than 50 pieces the bike is easy to put together and once completed provides a smooth and sturdy ride. Currently only pre-orders are being taken, with an expected delivery of late 2013.
When the weather's hot, or when you simply need an excellent cool Scotch at the end of the day, an ice cube or two is essential.But don't make do with boring squares when there are many more exciting choices. Check out this top ten of some of the coolest ice cube trays around.