If you have a bunch old speakers gathering dust down in the basement, it's time to put them to good use. Beep ($99) allows you to control good ole regular speakers just like today's modern bluetooth speakers. Beep sets up in just a matter of minutes, just connect it to your speakers, and enter your Wi-Fi password through your iOS or Android device and your good to go. You can play the music files on your devices or use the Pandora music service. You can also control music directly from Beep; one tap starts playing music, a twist of the dial changes the volume, and you can pause with a single touch. You can pre-order Beep now. It has an expected shipping date in the fall.
Burning rubber, oil and the smell of fuel define racing at its most basic level. One sudden waft and your blood comes to life, the adrenalin starts pumping and you long for the screech of tyres. Well now, you can get that same feeling at home with Sunoco Burnt Rubber Cologne ($TBA) and it's not as weird as it sounds. With a enough subtle sweet and spicy notes to keep the scent from becoming over powered. Currently Sunoco are giving away bottles to lucky individuals, though it will sadly not be available on the market... at least for the moment.
American Trench Outfit #8. Out last American Trench Outfit is one of my favorites. It's the one that most fits my style. It's perfect for casual Fridays at work when you'll also be heading out afterwards. It features the American Trench in Khaki, which is paired with a merion wool sweater in navy from J. Crew, a crisp Ludlow Spread Collar Shirt, light Baldwin Jeans, and a pair of Adidas Originals. The entire outfit is brought together with a wonderful tie from The Tie Bar.1. Trench: American Trench Coat in Khaki ($795) 2. Sweater: J. Crew Slim Merino Wool V-Neck Sweater - Navy ($78) 3. Shirt: J. Crew Ludlow Spread Collar Shirt ($88) 4. Denim: Baldwin The Henley in Josh - Light ($315) 5. Shoes: Adidas Originals Stan Smith - Navy ($79) 6. Wallet: Tanner Goods Utility Bifold Indigo Two Tone ($105) 7. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 8. Bag: Mismo M/S Utility ($393) 9. Tie: The Tie Bar Roadway Stripe ($19)
Just when you think technology couldn't get any smarter, along comes the Pretty Smart Lamp ($80+). A genius design that will notify you of any alarms, calls or messages you receive on your smartphone! Connecting via Bluetooth instantly its incredibly easy to use and usefully doubles as an actual lamp with a variety of settings for every mood. These unique lamps come in a select range of colors to suit your décor.
Inspired by mid 20th century mailbags, Porter has teamed up with Brown's Beach Jacket to create an inspired bag for your everyday carry. The Porter X BBJ Mailbag ($TBA) comes in a navy with tan trim or all black. It has enough room to store your camera and laptop gear. The bag is scheduled for release in September, but in the meantime you can get a close look at it online at Lost Hills. We'll update you with purchase details when we receive them.
If you want to customize your Jeep, then American Expedition Vehicle are the guys you want to look up. Their new AEV Brute Double Cab Conversion Kit ($30,000+) gets its inspiration from the Land Rover Defender 130. The Brute takes the Jeep Wrangler and adds a 6 foot injection molded composite bed and increases the wheelbase to 139". Additional specs include an AEV rear bumper, a water pump kit, under mount tire carrier, 2.5" DualSport XT Suspension, and much more. If you want to go all out they also offer an engine upgrade for a 6.4l 470 horsepower V8 HEMI. Check out additional pictures after the break.(more…)