If you've been looking for a convertible version of the 458 Spider then your wait is finally over. Ferrari has just released the Limited Edition Ferrari 458 Speciale Aperta ($TBA). The guys over at Ferrari say this is going to be their most powerful convertible yet. This stallion features a 4.5-liter V8 that pushes almost 600 horses and has almost 400 lb-ft of torque. This setup with get you to 60 miles per hour in just 3.0 seconds and 124 mph in 9.5. Just slightly slower than the hardtop version. The is isn't you grandma's rag top either, as the 458 utilizes an aluminum retracting top that can close and open in about 14 seconds. If you want one of these bad boys place your order soon, because only 499 will be released when they go on for sale.
Summer Outfit #2 is perfect for daily wear. Throw it on, head out the door and be confident you're looking great. Match it with a button down and a blazer and you're ready for a night out on the town.1. T-Shirt: Champion Classic T-Shirt In Indigo Mix ($50) 2. Pants: Baldwin The Henley in Josh - Med ($315) 3. Shoes: New Balance For J.Crew 1400 Sneakers Raw-Steel ($170) 4. Hat: Ebbets Field Flannels For J.Crew Brooklyn Eagles Ball Cap ($50) 5. Watch: TSOVET SVT-CN38 Watch ($249) 6. Wallet: Tanner Goods Utility Bifold Indigo Two Tone ($105) 7. Sunglasses: Persol 3048S Slim Aviator Sunglasses ($219) 8. Bracelet: J. Crew x Caputo & CO. Hand-Braided Bracelet ($75)
OK, I know summer is just getting started, but you may want to take a look at Schott's Car Coat ($325) for when things start to cool down. If you're not familiar with Schott, they are an American icon. For over 100 years they've created beautifully crafted clothing, mainly geared towards the motorcycle community. Their Car Coat is a beautifully minimal coat made from Melton wool. It has a satin lining, with two inside and three outside pockets, and double zipper with button closure. The cut makes a nice fit for those with an athletic build, but it's roomy enough to allow for layers and sweaters.
When the Navy is called upon to send its elite, they send in the SEALS. And when the SEALS are called on to send their elite; they send in SEAL Team Six ($7). These are a top secret unit employed to work in the fields of counter terrorism, counterinsurgency and hostage rescue. In the behind the scenes, highly dramatic chronicle we are taken into the world of the Navy SEALS and this is one book you will not be able to put down. From the initial application through the grueling selection process to becoming a SEAL, your appreciation for these fine men will increase tenfold when you have read this.
In it's fresh new packaging and packed full of the very latest information on the environmental and health benefits of eating bugs, as well as full instructions on breeding your own, this latest edition of The Eat-a-Bug Cookbook ($14) is the must have guide for all those interested in epicure of entomological kind. Most Americans would only eat an insect if it was a date but thanks to David George Gordon, the naturalist and esteemed bug chef, we are all discovering how bug eating is exciting, fun and damned delicious. Who knew a worm and white chocolate cookie could taste SO good?
3sixteen and Handsome Coffee Roasters out of Los Angeles, CA have gotten together and created a coffee kit that will allow you to create a great cup of coffee anywhere you go. The 3sixteen x HCR Travel Coffee Kit ($325) has everything you need to have that great cup of coffee in the morning. No more bad hotel coffee. Everything comes in a bag that is handmade by Teranishi Handcrafted in Chicago. The leather is water-resistant; infused with waxes and oils over 28 days. The kit includes an Aeropress, filters, a 12oz bag of HCR coffee beans, a mini hand grinder and a digital scale. There is nothing like the ritual of creating a great cup of coffee with great gear wherever you are.