Paying homage to the Mark XI, the IWC Pilots Watch Mark XVIII Edition ($4150) takes traditional timepiece design to new heights. Limited to just 1,948 pieces in tribute to the years of the Mark 11's release, this versatile timepiece has a reimagined green textile Nato strap and luminous quarter hour markers with matching hands. Fitted with an automatic, self-winding movement that promises accurate timing with its 42-hour reserve, this soft-iron inner case watch has been finished with a crystal glass casing with added protection from sudden drops in pressure. Available in a range of colors according to your personal style and suitable for all kinds of wear, this collectible timepiece fits into the most comprehensive of watch collections.
Bacon: A Love Story ($11), is a very sensitive book as it is a love letter to bacon, heralded as the best meat ever by Heather Lauer, a loud and proud bacon enthusiast. This witty collection of bacon bits is packed with recipes, fun facts, history and true hero worship of the smoked porcine. A review of Bacon: A Love Story that appeared in the Memphis Commercial Appeal said that anyone who makes it through this book with craving some of the wonderful savory stuff must be the world's most strong willed vegetarian. Entertaining, adoring and sizzling with Lauer's passion, this is a unique book that will appeal to a wide audience.
Our buying guide for the best men's watches under $300 will show you some of the best bang for your buck watches you can find. As far as specifications you can expect these watches to have features which include water-resistance up to 100 meters, some will have sapphire crystals for scratch resistance, and straps will come in either stainless steel or leather.Related: Best Men's Watches Under $100 Related: Best Men's Watches Under $200If you're looking for an everyday everyday watch you're sure to find something in this list. Some our best affordable watch brands include some household names and some you may not be so familiar with. The first watch on the list is by the brand Brathwait and it includes all the top features you'd want in an affordable quality timepiece.
The worst is when you go to your favorite microbrewery pickup a growler of your favorite brew and have to rush to drink it before it goes completely flat. Why not just take your time and enjoy. The UKEG 128 Copper-Plated Pressurized Growler ($180) is the answer to your dreams. The growler holds 128 ounces (8-10 beers) and will keep your beer fresh for weeks. It uses low cost, food-grade CO2 cartridges and automatically regulates pressure to optimally carbonate your beer. It includes a pressure gauge, dispenser tap with an interchangeable tap handle, and a sight glass that shows you how much of your golden nectar is left. Perfect for the coming summer.
Architects have always looked to make the best use of space by creating smaller structures. But with budgets decreasing architects have readjusted their focus into making these small buildings unique with trendsetting ideas. Small Architecture Now ($40) showcases some of the best works from some of the best architects in the world. The structures included in the book range from vacation cabins, and pop-up stores, to housing for victims of natural disasters. They feature the works from some of the greatest names in the industry and a few unknowns. They include 2013 Pritzker Prize winner Toyo Ito, Alvaro Siza, Kazuyo Sejima, and Olafur Eliasson. If you're in to right sizing then Small Architecture Now is a great look into the industry.
These are some of the best rolltop backpacks we could find. They are stylish and perfect for work and for outings to the city for the day. If you're looking for something a little more rugged you should take a look at our Tactical Backpacks buying guide. But first up is the Sandqvist Eddy Rolltop. A beautifully rugged rolltop for almost any occasion.