Madras short sleeved shirts will never go out of style. Layer it with a cotton cardigan and you will be ready for those chilly nights.Beams Plus Short-Sleeved Madras ($155) Maison Martin Margiela Cotton Cardigan ($585) Marsell Burnished Leather Derby Shoes ($660) Slowear Incotex Slim-Fit Corduroy Shorts ($295) Junghans X Max Bill Stainless Steel Automatic Watch ($1250)
At one time the Tudor brand was considered the poor man's rolex or worst yet a knockoff. But those times a long gone. Tudor has comes into its own and now they have a new version of an old favorite. Tudor has just released The Blue 2014 Tudor Heritage Black Bay ($3100-$3400). The watch features a perfectly sized 41 mm steel case, anodized aluminum crown tube, snowflake hands, and a water resistance rating to 660 feet. The Black Bay comes with a steel bracelet for $3400 or leather for $3100.
With a simple look, would you like to know how bad the traffic is for your daily commute, how your stocks are doing, or what the weather is doing outside? Well you can with the Nimbus Personal Dashboard ($129) The Nimbus is a 4-dial dashboard that can be customized to provide you with your most important up to date information, like your weather, email, calendar or social media networks. It even works with FitBit to track steps taken, calories burned, and sleep duration. All you have to do is download the wink app, add a new device, enter your wifi information, and connect the Nimbus. Once its connected you can then add the items you want to track and add alarms when thresholds or times are reached. That's pretty much it. The Nimbus works with iOS 6 and above, and Android phones and tablets over OS 2.2.
We've previously covered The Bonneville "Soul Train" By Ton-Up and now they've gone and done another beautiful restoration job. The BMW R75/5 by Ton-up Garage ($TBA) is a complete rebuild from top to bottom for a client who fell in love with his step-dad's BMW R75/5. The bike went through a complete tear down, rebuilt forks were lowered 2 inches, new fenders and a new seat were added to the newly cropped subframe, and the wheels were swapped out for 18" rims with stainless spokes. Check out Ton-Ups site to see their other creations.
Named after a low-lying piece of land reclaimed from the sea, The Polder Sofa ($9540-$1125) is just as flat with an emphasis on the horizontal. The Polder uses asymmetrical colors and fabrics to make much of its statement. The Buttons sewn on the sofa are made from materials like bone and mother of pearl. You have a choice of two sizes, the XS 89", and the XL 115.25". You also have the color options of green and red.
If you haven't seen what can be done shooting a first person action video, then you need to check out the Biting Elbows: Bad Motherfucker Music Video. Go ahead check out the video.OK, Done? Good.Now take that idea and turn it into a feature film and what you get is Hardcore ($TBA). A hyper-violet action flick that Crank with the raid.The movie was created entirely from a first person perspective, produced by Timur Bekmembatov and writer/director Ilya Naishuller, and starring Sharlto Copley.The plot goes a little something like this:The main character is brought back to life by his wife (Haley Bennett). He finds out his name is Henry and along the way he also finds out he's a cyborg. As soon as he figures everything out, his wife is kidnapped, and Henry is on the hunt.Henry finds out the bad guy who has her is Akan (Danila Kozlovsky). He's a psychotic with telekinetic powers and an enormous army of mercenaries. The bad news is he's in Moscow, and it seems everyone wants him dead, except for a British chap named Jimmy (Copley).Hardcore is making its screen debut at the Toronto International Film Festival. Here's hoping it can live up to all the hype because the trailer is sick.https://youtu.be/wv33e0TyL6M