This outfit is all about holding on to warmer weather before fall really hits. It features a beautiful slim irish linen shirt in indigo plaid from J. Crew. It's matched perfectly with a Todd Snyder Champion Classic T-Shirt in Indigo Mix and J. Crew's Stanton Short. Accessories include a Shinola Bifold Wallet, J. Crew Braided belt and bracelet, and custom Ray Bans to finish it off.1. Shirt: J. Crew Slim Irish Linen Shirt In Indigo Plaid ($90) 2. T-Shirt: Todd Snyder Champion Classic T-Shirt In Indigo Mix ($50) 3. Shorts: J. Crew 7" Stanton Short In Garment-Dyed Cotton - Khaki ($65) 4. Shoes: Vans For J. Crew Canvas Authentic Sneakers ($60) 5. Wallet: Shinola Classic Bifold Wallet - Bourbon ($225) 6. Watch: Miansai M12 Watch ($495) 7. Belt: J. Crew Braided Leather Belt ($55) 8. Bracelet: J. Crew x CAPUTO & CO. Hand-Braided Bracelet ($75) 9. Sunglasses: Rayban Custom Aviator Glasses ($180)
The SOG X GUNNY Fixed Blade Knife ($750) is one of those knives you don't know whether to hang on your wall or use as your go to knife. The fixed blade Gunny was co-designed by R. Lee Ermy, aka "The Gunny". It's handle is made from Cocobolo hardwood inlaid with stingray hide. The blade is 7" and made from VG-10 stainless steel. Along with your purchase you also get a walnut display case and handmade sheath.
The evocatively titled Fifty Shades of Bacon ($11) is an erotic cookbook which delves into the full experience that only bacon can deliver. Well, it's not really erotic, but is rather a very tongue in cheek look at some of the greatest ever bacon recipes. You will find everything here from your basic bacon bits to bacon au gratin, alfredo and even bacon ice cream. If you are into the delicious slices of pork we know as bacon, or simply want an interesting conversation starter, or looking for that special gift for your favorite meat eater, this book if for you. This softcover book has 62 pages packed with 50 recipes.
Suunto is about to release their updated Ambit 2/2S GPS watch ($400-$650) in May. The new watch is a sleeker version of the previous Ambit. It offers options for cycling, swimming, running and multi-sport training. The Ambit 2 does loose the barometric altimeter and thermometer of the original, but includes route navigation, route planning and "find back" support. If you're looking for more customization, their App Zone offers 5,000+ apps to support the Ambit.
OK, I'm sorry but WTF? Who in their right mind puts a Maserati engine in a motorcycle. Lazareth that's who. Lazareth is a French customizer founded by Ludivic Lazareth. He started out customizing Yamaha VMAX motorcycles; we previously wrote about one of his projects called the Lazareth Wazuma V8f Matte Edition ($280K).His latest project is the Lazareth – LM 847 ($TBA), which is basically a motorcycle chassis wrapped around a monster V8 4.7L Maserati 32-valve engine. That engine puts out a crazy 470 horses that most cars don't even reach. Additional features include a Dual 420mm disc breaks for stopping power, Michelin Power Cup Evo tires, and a hydraulic coupler one-speed final chain transmission. Every speed freaks dream.[gallery type="rectangular" ids="22672,22671,22670,22669,22668"]
The elegant Kirchplatz Residence by Open Office ($NFS) once started life as a farmhouse first built in the mid 1700s. Until the creative team of designers at Open Office renovated it and repurposed the space into a series of executive offices. But it doesn't end there, it also serves as a local community meeting area and also links an adjacent residence. Its light and airy feel is further elevated by crisp white walls, mid century modern minimalist furnishings and a selection of floor to ceiling windows