It’s not too late! There’s still time to cross one more book off your summer reading list. For those in need of one more reading suggestion before summer shuts the door and the work week picks up, here are some ideas.
Gray Malin is the artist of the moment for the Hollywood and fashion elite. His awe-inspiring aerial photographs of beaches around the world are shot from doorless helicopters, creating playful and stunning celebrations of light, shape, and perspective, as well as summer bliss. Combining the spirit of travel, adventure, luxury, and artistry, Malin built his eponymous lifestyle brand from a deep passion for photography and interior design. His work forges the synergy between wanderlust and adventure, creating the ultimate visual escape. $26
Move over, wine snobs. Millennials are disrupting wine marketing. The age group is outguzzling baby boomers in terms of wine consumption: 36 percent of wine drinkers in the U.S. are millennials versus 34 percent of baby boomers, according to the Wine Market Council. And to appeal to these millennials, wine brands are busy crafting innovative packaging, clever labels and more approachable messaging.
Compared with older generations, millennials are more likely to drink wine at least once a week, noted Beth Bloom, senior food and drink analyst at Mintel. “Forty-nine percent of millennials say the wine they drink says a lot about them, compared to 36 percent of the general population,” she said.
Omega is launching its first eyewear collection for men and women in partnership with Italian eyewear powerhouse Marcolin, the group behind brands such as Tom Ford and Balenciaga. Across all brands, Marcolin produced a staggering 14.3 million eyeglasses in 2015. Each model of Omega sunglasses will be made in Italy. Exclusively available at Omega stores. Continue reading →
If you have a penchant for lighting up a fine cigar after a long workweek, you’re no doubt familiar with the intoxicating aroma that comes from a fully-stocked humidor. Cedar and dry tobacco smell so good together that we’ve considered just leaving our humidor open to inhale that scent 24/7. Problem is, that would mean a quick death for our precious cigars. So we came up with a better option. When lit, the Tobacco Humidor Candle will fill your space with the rich scent of a loaded humidor. Musky cedar and earthy tobacco fill the air when you spark this 100% soy wax candle. Each Tobacco Humidor Candle is handmade in New Jersey. Save the Cubans for smoking. Fill your room or office with the scent of a stocked humidor with this candle. $24
One of the problems with a lot of electric bikes is their styling. Though they can be very cool, fun, and quite convenient, it seems that their inventors are so consumed with the idea of ‘future tech’ that they fail to realize that design and technology are not mutually exclusive. They forget that it is possible to have something built with forward-leaning machinery that doesn’t look like a vehicle out of a Jetsons cartoon. At least, that’s the lesson that should be learned from the folks at Tempus Electric Bikes.
This beautiful bike, which draws styling cues from classic cafe racer motorcycles, is fitted with a 1000 watt hub motor and a 48 volt Lithium-ion battery – that takes only 5 hours to recharge. It can reach speeds of up to 31 miles per hour and its Aircraft-grade Chromoly steel frame supports a maximum load capacity of 350 pounds. And if while riding, you do get up to an uncomfortable speed, the 26 inch wheels can be brought to a halt with the already-equipped Marks M2 Hydraulic disc brakes. This two-wheeled melding of past and future can be yours for just $5,000 Canadian Continue reading →
Dyson is essentially the low-key English home-goods version of Tesla. Except instead of electric cars that would make the Roadrunner cry, they make magical air-multiplying fans that have no blades. Now they’ve taken three examples of modern Dyson sorcery — blade-less fan, heater and air purifier — and ensorcelled them all into one. It’ll heat and cool the air while utilizing a HEPA filter to clean your breathing space. Out September 6; sign up for a notification from Dyson. $600
Apple Watch users who take advantage of the features that the watch offers might have a hard time making it all day on a signal charge. Kanex has a new portable, cordless charger made just for the Apple Watch that has 6x the power inside than the Apple Watch has alone. The device is called the Kanex GoPower Watch and it has a magnetic charging dock that uses the same inductive charging connector that comes with the watch from Apple. Continue reading →
When you think of places you’d like to go glamping, chances are Antarctica isn’t the first place that comes to mind. But once you realize the awe-inspiring experiences, unparalleled scenery, and cozy pods that await you, it might just move to the top of your list. White Desert is a tour company whose mission is to give people an opportunity to see and experience the “real Antarctica.” They fly down small of groups of people from Cape Town, South Africa on a flight that takes five and a half hours, set them up in a camp, and help them experience Antarctica in any way they want, whether that means simply relaxing or going on adrenaline pumping adventures. 7 days starts at $62.000 p/pContinue reading →
Judah Uziel has created a new floating speaker that can be used to provide your next pool party with 360 degrees surround sound, or allow you to listen to your favourite music almost anywhere.
Watch the promotional video below to learn more about the new Cannonball Audio floating speaker which is launched on Kickstarter this week to raise the $26,000 it requires to go into production. $75 for specs: Continue reading →
Prior to seeing these new adidas Stan Smith Nuudes, we would have told you there was almost no way to improve the iconic tennis shoe. We were wrong. By removing the traditional adidas three stripe perforations and the colored accents on the heel and tongue in favor of an embossed leather patch and a pop of that iconic green on the inside, adidas has created a ridiculously clean leather sneaker that pairs well with anything. Technically this is a women’s shoe, but the design and styling are absolutely unisex. If you don’t have feet larger than size 10 you just have to size up accordingly. $170