As we fade into early fall, this is a great transition outfit. It features a beautiful sweatshirt by Todd Snyder in Japanese Indigo, as well as white selvedge jeans from J. Crew. Accessories include custom Ray ban sunglasses, a classic slim watch from Brathwait, and our favorite bracelet, the Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet, from Caputo & Co.1. Sweatshirt: Todd Snyder Japanese Indigo Crew Sweatshirt ($275) 2. Shirt: J. Crew Slim Irish Linen Shirt In Indigo Plaid ($90) 3. Denim: J. Crew 770 Japanese Selvedge Jean In White ($193) 4. Shoes: Vans For J. Crew Canvas Authentic Sneakers ($60) 5. Sunglasses: Rayban Custom Aviator Sunglasses ($180) 6. Bracelet: Hand-knotted Chevron Bracelet ($70) 7. Watch: Brathwait The Classic Slim Wrist Watch ($185)
Well it's about time, the Daytrader Board Game ($32) is the Monopoly of the 21st Century. As the name indicates, Daytrader is a board game based on the stock market. The goal is to be the first to retire. But first you have to get a job. You start out by working at a company to get some cash together. Once you have investment?capital?you can start making trades. As the company gains employees the stock price will increase. You'll want to buy stock low and sell high to get enough money to retire, before the volatility of the markets puts you back in the hole. 2-6 people can play, just no insider trading please.
Baselworld 2014 has seen its fair share of announcements, but the latest from Omega looks to be a beautifully modern take on classic diver watches. The Omega Seamaster 300 Master Co-Axial ($TBA) features Omega's new Co-Axial calibre 8400 self-winding movements. The movement has a time zone function, a three-level escapement wheel, and power reserves of up to 60 hours. Back in 2012 Omega introduced its anti-magnetic technology and it's now making its first appearance in one of their watches. The technology resists magnetic fields greater than 15,000 gauss that can cause your watch to slow down or stop altogether. Additional features include a 41 mm case, scratch-resistant domed sapphire crystal, and water resistance to 300 m / 1000 feet.
What would you do for the person that you love? How far would you go to make them happy? Dog Day Afternoon ($8) is a movie that portrays the extent of one man's love for the love of his life. Directed by Sidney Lumet and starring Al Pacino, John Cazale, and Penelope Allen, this is the true portrayal of a man who robbed a bank to pay for the operation of his lover and the ensuing hostage crisis. Nothing is ever as simple as it seems and when a simple plan begins to spiral out of control you start to get an uneasy feeling that things may take a turn for the worse. A Dog Day Afternoon is expertly acted by Pacino and may well be one of his best roles.
After Adidas classics with a twist? Let us introduce you to the Adidas Originals Topanga Sneakers ($120). Inspired by the Florida OG, the Topanga sneakers have become one of the most sought-after styles in Adidas Originals range. With premium suede uppers in navy, contrasting soles and classic leather stripe detailing, they are the ideal choice for the sporty, yet stylish male. Like all Adidas sneakers, they offer the utmost levels of comfort, ensuring a good fit and excellent support to the wearer. Lead the pack and get yours today over at Aphrodite 1994.
Genius and Heroin ($15) asks the provocative questions; what is the price you pay for brilliance? And why do so many of those considered to be creative genius' also have a self destruct button? From Caravaggio to Janis Joplin from Charlie Parker to Jack Kerouac and Kurt Cobain, so many artists and authors through history have popped pills, injected, binged and poisoned themselves in the name of their art. With full illustrations this book itself is addictive as you read through the messy lives of some of the most iconic figures that have played a part in our lives. It is entertaining and also thought provoking and tries to get into their psyche and discover why they took the path they did.