Practically every item in a mans modern wardrobe has a predecessor which was a definitive item, a first of its kind. These were generally designed for a special use and all subsequent versions were based on this original. Icons Of Men's Style ($20) examines this phenomena item by item and look at the most prominent, and famous, of these garments as well as their history and provenance. This is a fascination look at the stories of our favorite designs, the company/brand who started it all in the first place and how that item shaped the way that men dress today.
When in the locked position, the Ideal Conceal Double Barrel Pistol ($395) looks just like a smartphone, but carries a much bigger punch. Because the Ideal Conceal is so innocuous, you can take it places where a standard handgun would stick out like a sore thumb.The pistol is made from a lightweight one-piece frame and features hammerless construction for maximum safety. It is a double barreled .380 caliber pistol that can be clipped to a purse or slid into a back pocket without worry or embarrassment. The Ideal Carry will be available for purchase mid-2016.
Of course the humans have to go and mess up a good thing. I mean, why can't we all just get along. The folks over at 20th Century have just released the Full-length Trailer for 'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes' ($TBA). The latest installment shows the Apes starting get some limited speech, riding horses and handling weapons. The humans aren't lacking in fire power either. Kind of reminds me of the setup for the greasers vs socs fight scene in the 'Outsiders', just saying.http://youtu.be/hVXYl1URtmY
If you're tired of the built in camera capabilities of your iPhone, you need to check out the Olloclip ($70). The Olloclip is an attachment for iPhones that includes 3 different lenses - A macro lens that gives 10x magnification and allows you to focus within 12-15mm of your subject, a fisheye lens that can give you a 180 degree field-of-view, and a wide-angle lens which doubles the field of view of the iPhone. Check out the Olloclip [video_lightbox_youtube video_id=DzKiQpj9Lbo width=640 height=480 anchor=video] here.
These new kicks by adidas, just make me want the soft glow of the summer sun all that much more. The adidas Originals EQT Running Support '93 Bright Yellow ($166). Just like the latest in the EQT line you'll immediately notice the different textures in the upper. The toe box is made from a nubuck leather, while the heel and side panels are made from a textile material. The adidas stripes are carried down into the sole which makes for a great visual effect. You'll want to pair these bad boys with your favorite joggers, so you're sure to show them off.
Simply put, the Aether Nimbus 3-in-1 City Jacket ($825) allows you to adapt to your environment. The shell is made from a waterproof 3-layer wool Schoeller fabric that keeps out the elements while being breathable and letting out sweat. The vest attaches to connectors on the inside of the jacket so no snaps are visible. The vest is insulated and provides that extra warmth on those frigid days that are coming. So whether you wear the shell, the vest or both you'll be prepared for anything fall and winter can throw at you.