Just because you're going casual, it doesn't mean that you have to look like a scrub. Pick up a nice pair of sandals this Summer that you can dress up or down and still make a statement. The LEVIT 02 NOA Men's Sandals ($287) are handmade vegetable tanned leather sandals. They feature a gray leather strap upper with a natural leather sole and will soon become one of your favorite kicks. When you go to their website you'll notice the sizes are in Euro. If you're in the UK or US the respective sizes are (Euro - UK - US): 42 - 8 - 8.5, 43 - 9 - 9.5, and 44 - 10 - 10.5.Related: 23 Of The Best Men's Sandals
The Victorinox Swiss Army Alpnach Watch ($1837) was named after the Swiss Air Force Alpine helicopter base and inspired by the force's twin-rotor Cougar AS532. The watch is a beautifully designed 44mm chronograph from Victorinox. It's a Swiss made mechanical self-winding watch that features an anti-reflective sapphire crystal, luminous hands and hour markers, and a stainless steel black PVD case. It also includes a 12hr, 30min, and 60 sec chronograph,a tachymeter scale, and a day/date calendar.
"Andrew Blum plunges into the unseen but real ether of the Internet in a journey both compelling and profound. You will never open an email in quite the same way again." - Tom Vanderbilt, New York Times bestselling author of Traffic. Andrew Blum is a correspondent for Wired magazine, and through Tubes ($20) he takes us on a fascinating and utterly engaging tour behind the scenes of all our leaves and reveals the beating and dark heart that is the Internet. This is a remarkable journey through our supposedly brave new world of technology this is the Soul of a New Machine for our generation. Fascinating and thought provoking.
The OTW X Vans Alomar NA Series Sneaker ($100) is a classic street wear skate boot from Vans OTW collection. The boots feature premium pull-up leather uppers, matching corded laces, canvas lining, and a cushioned EVA footbed. If you're going to be wearing these guys daily, my one suggestion would be to get a cushioned sole insert. Some comments indicate the Alomar's have limited arch support.
I love the simplicity of well designed messenger bags. The Intrepid Journeyman Travel Bag ($300) is beautifully designed and made from materials that will last. Made to fit across the body the shoulder straps are padded and fitted to ensure the bag stays firmly in place and conforms to your body. The bag is only 2.5" thick and can carry a 13" laptop your tablet and smartphone plus all of their accessories. You also have slots for notebooks, pens and sunglasses. The leather is fully vegetable tanned, boot and saddle leather. This bag will only get better looking with time.
The Crumpler Karachi Outpost Camera Backpack ($265) can handle anything you throw at it. It has a large interior to house your custom DSLR gear, lenses, and accessories. The 31-liter compartment features a customizable floating floor with twelve velcro mounted dividers plus a laptop sleeve that's big enough to hold an 11-inch MacBook. A front cargo compartment is perfect for your smaller items like memory cards, batteries, and filters. And to keep you gear dry it comes with an elastic rain cover made from a water resistant 600D field twill.