If you have a dangerous profession or work in remote places, there is nothing better than having a dual-channel emergency satellite transmitter, that activates with a twist and a pull, strapped to your wrist. The Breitling Emergency II ($17,000+) is the updated version of Breitling's storied watch. It transmits in both 406 MHz, which works with the international Cospas-Sarsat system, and the older 121.5 Mhz, which is useful for making location changes just before visual contact. If your daily activities require frequent flights, or work on ships, mountains, deserts, or ice caps, then you might want to check out the Emergency II.
When hundreds of fans of facial hair strutted their fuzz at the World Beard and Moustache Championships held in Anchorage, Alaska, renowned photographer Matthew Rainwaters was on hand to capture the action, The result is, Beard ($10), a collection of portraits that feature the most stylish, the bushiest and the downright strangest beers adorning the faces of men from around the world. The photos are taken in such a raw, stark manner these awesome beards speak for themselves although is a few words alongside them from several of the leading competitors including Steven Ra$pa and his unique creation Prepostero.
The Mutombo TR Block Shoes ($100) were originally created for Mutombo back in the early 90s. The shoe has finally be released to the public in a cool new red colorway. The shoes feature a Nubuck and leather upper with printed heel and rear-quarter window, a printed textile lining, molded TBU lacing system, mid-foot strap over laces, and a basketball-inspired outsole. The kicks are now available from the Adidas online shop.
The new Jordan Flight Flex Trainer ($100) is one sharp shoe. Made for a variety of training activities, it features a no-sew mesh upper for a breathable lightweight fit. Of course you get Nike's Flywire technology for lockdown support and stability. Available in multiple colorways, the shoe shown features a Cool Grey upper with a patterned heel and Team Orange accents.
The Blub Uno Nixie Clock ($234) is from the same guys who brought you the ever popular Blub Tube Clock, but with a little twist. It uses just one tube to display the time. The numbers are displayed one after another in a natural way. It also displays the date, temperature, and comes with an alarm. Everything is controlled by either an included remote or physical buttons on the back of the case. While power is supplied by a USB port which gives multiple options for a power source. The case options include bamboo and aluminum, plain aluminum, and limited edition black. Their Kickstarter campaign is going on right now, so check them out.
Yeah, I know the red chain is really cool. Martone Cycling Co. is a design driven company who create City Bikes ($899) that make a bold statement. Each bike is offered in two sizes and five different colors; black, white, red, gold & silver. What makes this bike unique (besides the red chain) is that it's powered by SRAM's Duomatic hub that changes gears based on the speed of the bike. No shifting required. Bike also includes 26" wheels, an aluminum alloy frame, and a cool handle basket for carrying all your stuff.