I think we've picked some real winners in the best men's watches under $1000 category. We have watches from known brands like Hamilton and Tissot and maybe some not well-known brands like Rando and MKII. In this category, watches will have some improved specifications like double domed sapphire crystals, better movements, luxury brands, and high-end styling. Some of the watches on this list are dress watches that you'll only wear on special occasions. But others are everyday wear watches that are built to take a bit of a beating. The first one up is such a watch, the MKII Hawkinge Type 48 Men's Aviator Watch.
The Three Potato Four Industrial Cafeteria Table ($2000+) is an old school throwback, literally. This cafeteria table is made from heavy cast iron, cast from original forms, and reclaimed pine wood tabletops and round swivel-out stools made from reclaimed maple. You can get this table in either a 4 (30"w x 48"), 8 (30"w x 96"), or 12-seater (30"w x 144"). Pricing includes shipping to anywhere within the continental United States.
Stephen Kenn, the world renowned designer, has come out with the perfect travel companion for the coming holidays. The Stephen Kenn Travel Cocktail Kit ($275) comes with a canvas and leather carrying pouch and incudes 9 empty bottles, mixing spoon and a detailed book with instructions on how to pack the kit for different types of trips. It also includes 15 different cocktail recipes created by the men behind some of the world's best cocktail bars.
Playing chess makes you smarter, period. But that doesn't mean you have to play on an ordinary chess board. Umbra and Designer Adin Mumma have created the Wobble Chess Set ($265) that offers a beautiful design aesthetic while providing you with the exercise you brain needs. The chess board features minimally design pieces with simple curves. Each piece is made from stained beech wood and has a weighted metal base that allows it to wobble. The pieces sit on a walnut?and maple board with curved squares that hold the pieces in place.
In reality, do you really want to carry a stand alone camera in order to get some descent pictures. Didn't think so. The Relonch APS-C iPhone Camera Case ($499) is in its pre-order stage and aims to provide magazine quality images for iPhone 5/6 users. The case features a full size APS-C sensor, a large aperture lens and a unique image processing algorithm. All of this allows you to make great pictures even in low light situations. All you have to do is slide your phone into the cases lightning jack and the camera automatically comes on. It even has a photo helper called 'Guru'. Just click the Guru button in the Relonch camera app and based on what's on your screen you'll get voice advice on how to create the best shot. Expected delivery is late 2015.
Apple has just released their updated accessories. Labeled Apple's Magic Accessories ($79+), they group includes an all-new keyboard, mouse, and trackpad. You no longer have to worry about having batteries on hand, because the trio is built around a built-in rechargeable lithium-ion battery. The result is a stable internal structure that results in a more quality feel. The recharge the devices all you do is connect the included Lightning USB cable, and you're fully charged in two hours. Each charge gives you about a month of usage. The latest Trackpad also includes Force Touch technology.