IWC Connect ($TBA) is an the brands foray into the smart watch arena. Their offering fits onto the straps of their mechanical sports watches, but at the beginning just the Big Pilot will support the device. IWC Connect is a full activity tracker and will control devices connected to the internt of things. This is just the initial announcement from the company and they are saying additional details including features, pricing, and launch date will be company in coming months.
Our buying guide will show you some cool men's wallets. These aren't your run of the mill bifold or trifold wallets. Each of the wallets in this guide has something that, well makes them cool. We have some offerings that are made out of metal, that turn your phone into a wallet, or can even carry a pick for that impromptu jam session. First up is the Ti5 Slim Wallet, which is made from Titanium and covered in a beautiful DLC coating.
Brooks England makes some of the most comfortable bicycle saddles in the world. If you've ever ridden a Brooks saddle you know that it takes a little while for them to break-in to reach their full potential. The new Brooks England Cambium C17 Bike Saddle ($198) isn't just a great looking saddle. It also feels great right out of the box. The Cambium is made from a vulcanized natural rubber that's topped with a woven cotton. The combination provides the give of a perfectly aged seat from your very first ride. For an added bonus the seat is completely waterproof so you don't have to worry about getting caught out in the elements.
The Games That Changed The Game ($12) by Ron Jaworkski, takes and in depth look at seven games that changed the way football was and still is played today. Each of these games introduces new coaching schemes and ideologies whose impacts can still be felt. Each game is described quarter by quarter and key plays are described in detail with supporting diagrams. Some of the things you learn are how the West Coast offense came to life, how Buddy Ryans 46 defense was born, and profiles like one on Don Coryell, the father of the wide-open, "go-deep" passing blitzkrieg. If you love football, then this is a most have book for any collection.
There have been a lot of collaborations this season between big name brands and smaller boutique brands. These include Adidas and Kanye, Fear Of God and Pac Sun, now we a collab between Supreme and North Face. The Supreme x The North Face 2015 Fall/Winter Collection ($32+) will include five items - Nuptse Jacket, Mountain Pullover, Base Camp Crimp Backpack, Base Camp Travel Canister, and Winter Runners Gloves. The Naptse Jacket features a respectable 700 fill power for even the coldest winter days. Prices are also very respectable. The jacket will go for $368, the Pullover will cost $298, Base Camp Crimp Backpack $148, Travel Canister $32, and the winter gloves will run you $58. The entire collection will be available in select stores and on line starting November 21st.
The Villa Vals By Christian Muller Architects and SeARCH ($TBA) is a villa in the Valsertal valley of Switzerland. Embedded into the side of a hill, construction of the villa left the surrounding nature untouched. It was built from quartzite recovered from the site and nearby thermal baths. Access to the residence is provided through a nearby wooden barn and a connecting underground tunnel. The most amazing thing about this home is the view of the mountain valley perfectly framed when looking out of the the circular cut made in the mountainside.