There’s some good news for sunglasses fans because the always on-trend designer Ray-Ban is releasing a run of its always popular classic aviator styled glasses. The Ray-Ban Ambermatic Aviator Sunglasses ($180) are available with gold and amber tinted lenses making them ideal for the warmer months. The amber lenses are actually a photochromic lens called “Ambermatic” that darken from yellow to brown depending on the conditions. Only 100 of these glasses were produced so hurry and to snag some before they run out.
Everyone loves a good gangster movie, but when the director is Martin Scorcese and the cast include Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta and Joe Pesci, you know you are in for something special. Goodfellas ($5) looks at the Mob from a different angle; what it's like to actually be in the Mafia and the nuances brought about by the dark underbelly of these high end gangsters. Based on the book by Nicholas Pileggi, we follow the journey of Henry Hill, Liotta, as he works his way up through the Mafia hierarchy. An unforgettable experience for all movie fans.
We've all heard about the prospect of the new gold iPhone 5S ($TBA), but a lot more information have been coming out recently so lets get started. The new iPhone 5s is expected to go on sale September 20th. Updated specs include an updated camera which includes a larger f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. The new aperture will improve performance in low-light conditions. A fingerprint reader in the home button could be used for electronic, online purchases, and cloud access. Updated chips include 128GB flash storage option, and an A7 64-bit processor. Lastly in addition to the gold color a gunmetal grey has also be spotted. A lot of this is speculation, so a lot of this information will probably change the closer we get to the release date.
Ikku is providing the manufacturing and Carhartt the style in Carhartt's new computer accessory line. The Ikku X Carhartt WIP Protective Sleeves Collection ($85-$108) features protectors for the Ipad ($85), Ipad mini ($85), 13" Macbook ($98), and 15" Macbook ($108). Details include cotton canvas exteriors, with leather and camo detailing, shock resistant foam and high quality YKK zippers.
The Nike Air Jordan XX8 ($250) is the most advanced basketball shoe to date, and the most aesthetically controversial. Either your going to love them zipped up and ready for work or down and casual. One thing not in dispute is that these shoes are made for performance. The synthetic stretch upper is made to lock your foot into the shoe. The spiral pattern on the outsole provides great traction in any direction. And the flight plate along with the Nike Zoom Air provide quick cuts and maximum responsiveness. The look my not be your cup of tea, but the performance is sure to be.
Lets get straight to the point, the new 2015 Mini Cooper S ($TBA) will take 2.3 seconds off the 0-60 time of the current Mini Cooper Hardtop. The engine that allows it to do this is a 2.0 liter Overhead Cam Twin Power Turbo. The 189 horsepower engine will get the new Mini to 60mph in 6.5 seconds. The new Cooper also features 3 driving modes: Standard, Sport, and Green mode, satellite shifting, a heads up display, park assistant and much more. Expect the 2015 Mini Cooper to be available March 2014.