Weekend water wear. This outfit feels a lot like cape cod to me. Where in spring or late autumn when you have days warm enough to take a dip, cool nights, and a possibility of rain. Everything from the Mismo bag, the Todd Snyder Tees, and the Taylor Stitch Beach Jacket fit the scene perfectly.1. Jacket: Taylor Stitch Beach Jacket Navy ($158) 2. Shirt: J. Crew Japanese Chambray Shirt ($88) 3. Shorts: Grayers Montague Twill Terry Drawcord Shorts - Navy Heather ($78) 4. Chinos: J. Crew Chino In 484 Fit ($75) 5. Belt: Caputo and Co. Brown Ring Belt ($125) 6. Shoes: New Balance For J.Crew 1400 Sneakers Raw-Steel ($170) 7. T-Shirts: Todd Snyder Graphic Tee - Navy ($62) 8. Bag: Mismo M/S Utility ($393) 9. Wallet: Tanner Goods Utility Bifold Indigo Two Tone ($105) 10. Bracelet: J. Crew x CAPUTO & CO. Hand-Braided Bracelet ($75) 11. Watch: Hamilton Khaki Field Automatic ($350) 12. Sunglasses: Rayban Original Wayfarer ($151)
The Zerohour: Modular Tactical USB Battery Backup Flashlight ($120) is that last flashlight you'll ever need. The Zerohour is heavy enough to use in a defense situation, but it also has a multitude of other features. These include a maximum LED light output of 1,000 lumens, four levels of illumination, two safety modes, rechargeable batteries, and two USB ports. The USB ports act as a battery backup that can deliver 10,000+mAh when fully charged. This means the Zerohour will recharge multiple devices, multiple times when you're in a bind.
The guys over at Hydroflex Technology from Southern California are about to make some waves with their new Kickstarter project for lightweight skateboards. Hydroflex is a high-end surfboard manufacturer and they're taking what they've learned and applying it to these cool skateboards. The Hydroflex Skateboards ($90+) are made using only foam, fiberglass and resin. The deck has their signature honeycomb core and comes in customizable colors. Hydroflex boards are water proof, durable, and just plane cool. Check out pictures of the three models, plus their handboard after the break.(more…)
Finding great new places to eat can be a frustrating endeavor. Now there is a book that provides you with all the tools you need to find those great little hole in the walls or five star restaurants. Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favourite Restaurants ($13), is a restaurant guide developed from the recommendations of over 400 chefs. The guide starts with the listing of the Chefs, their restaurants and their recommendations. It then goes into geographical locations and the recommended restaurants in those areas. Where Chefs Eat would make a great companion for the who to travel a lot or are planning to visit new cities.
The New Low-Profile Nike Kobe 9 EM ($160) look like something Bruce Lee might want to wear if he wasn't an Asics man. The new kicks feature an engineered mesh upper which provides lightweight ventilation, a mesh lining that gives you a snug comfortable fit, while the Lunarlon midsole gives you an ultra-soft ride. When the Kobe 9 EM's drop on 3/29 they'll be available in the yellow colorway, but also in a crimson.
Lego's Architect Series version of the Sydney Opera House is a great little product. But the Creator Series version of the Lego Sydney Opera House ($320) is for the big boys. This building is the most iconic building in Australia. It was built from advanced building technics which included complex forms and angled walls. The Lego set recreates these details perfectly with the unmistakable shell roofline and the waterfront forecourt. Made from almost 3,000 pieces, it measures over 11" high, 25" wide and 15" deep when complete. The Lego Sydney Opera House will be available from Lego's website the beginning of September. Until this check out this [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=30qZPIXEEHo#! width=640 height=480 anchor=video] review.