Inspired by the graft and gain of hard working farmers, the Thorogood Beloit Boot ($180) brings together contemporary design and sturdy reliability. Constructed in Wisconsin, USA, the functionality of this boot allows it to stand fast against the elements with its genuine Horween horsehide leather upper and brown Nitrile cork outsole. Suitable as both a work boot and the finishing element to any gentlemen's daytime outfit, the deep brown tone chosen in this design conceals the scratches of everyday wear while polishing up to a respectable sheen after every wear. The Goodyear welt construction ensures a sealed fit, keeping water and cold air out even throughout the coldest of months.
OK, not sure I completely get this one, but it looks like Tops combined a Bartender tool with a self-defense blade and came up with the Tops Bartender Defender Fixed Blade Knife ($45). So if you need to crack a couple of beers and a couple of skulls at the same time I guess you're pretty much set. The Bartender Defender is made from a single piece of high carbon steel with a black traction coating. If features a 3/4" blade, integrated bottle opener, and a skeletonized handle. When you order you get a molded Kydex sheath, beaded neck chain, and a TOPS emergency whistle.
If you love white sneakers, then you probably have a pair of Stan Smiths. Scratch that, you probably have several pairs of Stan Smiths. Now you have another reason to grab another pair. The classic Stan Smiths just got the Primeknit and Boost Treatment. The Stan Smith Boost Primeknit Shoes ($140) feature an upper that utilizes a lightweight Primeknit fabric that provides a sock-like fit. The Primeknit replaces the classic leather one. The upper still has the iconic Stan Smith signature on the tongue and label. The whole kit sits on a tonal boost midsole for an ultra-comfy stride. These kicks on available now from Adidas.
NudeAudio's Studio 5 ($180) bluetooth speaker was designed to fit in perfectly with a contemporary interior. It also provides high quality sound for such a small package. Two high-fidelity neodymium-drivers along with a 3 inch subwoofer work together to produce sound that covers 70Hz - 18kHz. The Studio 5 also has a wide variety of connections for your devices, including a lightning connector, aux-in, bluetooth, and dual-pairing over bluetooth.
The Bremont ALT1-ZT/51 ($5900) takes their current ALT1-ZT and combines it with vintage design elements from the currently unavailable P-51 LE. Bremont says the ALT1-ZT/51 is their most handsome and practical GMT chronograph they've ever manufactured. The watch is beautifully simple and easy to read.When compared the ALT1-ZT, the layout remains virtually unchanged except for the addition of chronograph subdials at 12 and 6. While its predecessor is very machine like, the ALT1-ZT/51 has a warm, inviting feel with its matte brown dial and custom Super Luminova markers.Specs include a 43mm hardened steel case, capped with an antireflective domed sapphire crystal. Water-resistance comes in at 100m and functions include time, a 24-hour GMT hand, and a 12-hour chronograph all running off of a Bremont automatic movement that provides 42 hours of power reserve.If you're interested in the new Bremont ALT1-ZT/51 sign-up for their newsletter to receive updates when it drops in the April/May timeframe.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="22476,22477,22475,22474,22473,22472"]
The Aston Martin V8 Vantage N430 ($150,000) is going to Geneva next month, but its not coming to the U.S. anytime soon. The N430 is powered by a 4.7-liter V8 that pushes 430 horses. Top speed is 190mph, with a 0-60 time of 4.6 seconds. It's rear wheel drive, so if you're going to pick one up you'll definitely need another ride for inclement weather. On the inside you'll find machined carbon sill plates, N430 seat logos, carbon fiber gearshift, and piano black interior trim. If you're in Europe you'll be able to pick one up starting in September this year.