If you love the great outdoors, the Volkswagen California Camper ($TBA) is the car for you with seating for up to seven people, and room for five people to sleep. It’s packed full of clever features such as a pop top roof complete with LED lighting, a sink and a dual-burner gas range. Backed by the reliable Volkswagen technology, the California Camper is sure to be a huge hit for anyone with a sense of adventure.
The Beauty graphic novel ($2+) is a science fiction story, set in a world where an unusual sexually transmitted disease (The Beauty) makes people more and more beautiful every day, with seemingly few side effects. Most of the population are infected but when detectives Foster and Vaughn find out the chilling truth, is it all too late?This fresh comic looks at the topical issue of people’s obsession with outward appearance and how it has an effect on society as a whole. Written and illustrated by Jeremy Haun and co-written by Jason A. Hurley, The Beauty is a clever and thrilling story that will keep you gripped right from the start. Available in digital and printed forms.
Seiko is always a quality name when it comes to watches and despite the rise of smartphones, their magnificent pieces have shown there’s still a market for the more traditional watch. Their Astron collection which launched in 2012 is an excellent representation of this, and now the brand new Seiko Caliber 8X22 ($1700+) is hoping to continue the tradition. As the new watch in the Astron line, the Caliber comes with a slim line case and clearer dial layout, while also maintaining the GPS and solar power properties of the Astron line. The watch will be part of a new range of introduction to the Astron line and are priced from $1700.RELATED: 10 OF THE BEST MEN’S FIELD WATCHES
The Minus-8 Square Chrono Watch ($400) "is a modern embodiment of classic aviation timepieces." The Square features a 40mm stainless steel case. The case is 10.25mm thick and is PVD-Coated. The dial has 3-hands and date window. The sub-dials are operated via two rectangular pushers on each side of the main crown. The movement is the workhouse Miyota Quartz FS21, which has an accuracy of roughly <20 seconds per month. Water resistance is acceptable at 10 ATM (100 meters/ 300 feet). The whole kit is topped with a sapphire crystal to which greatly improves scratch resistance, clarity and strength. The Square would make a great daily watch.
Writer and Director Luc Besson has worked on movies like La Femme Nikita, The Professional and the Fifth Element. So you have a pretty clear idea where he's taking his latest female action hero, Lucy ($TBA). Scarlett Johannson plays Lucy a drug mule who obtains super human powers from drugs smuggled in her body. Where the rest of us can only use 10% of our brains, her brain power is increasing by the minute and only time will tell how powerful she will become. This movie looks like it has a lot of elements from the Matrix, but enough originality to make it worth seeing. Lucy also stars Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman and is expected to hit theaters in August.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_K6F7y33uQo
Nigel Cabourn loves military clothing, and his latest Jacket pays homage to his extensive collection. The Taped Ventile Cameraman jacket by Nigel Cabourn ($1329) is full of authentic military details. The jacket is made from Ventile cotton. Ventile cotton has no coating or lamination. It's a natural product which is waterproof, windproof and doesn't easily tear. Additional features include natural horn buttons, US Military edition Metal clip closure, plus an adjustable hood with waxed drawstrings.