Givenchy is no stranger to the luxury high-top, and thus continues on its trend of patterned tennies with this bright and brash plaid sneaker. The plaid pattern on the premium calfskin upper being an alternating blend of red, navy blue and khaki tones. The look is topped off with Givenchy’s signature 3D metal star-studded Velcro closure at the ankle. [...]


4 Mar
Taste buds be warned, this is a devilishly good 114-proof whisky

Dip your finger into the amber liquid (don’t be shy, you’re adventurous, right?), drop it onto your palm and rub. Now bury your face into your hands and smell the sweet, yet burnt almond notes emanating off your hands. The sensation almost makes you want to repeat again, until you realize that the Ardbeg Corryvreckan [...]


25 Feb
The 542-horsepower, 186 mph performance British station wagon

Just before the Geneva auto show, Jaguar flips the sheets off its brand new super wagon, the XFR-S Sportbrake. Powered by the same fire-breathing V8 that beats inside Jag’s F-Type R (as well as XKR-S, XFR-S and XJR), the 542-horsepower lump is good for 0-60 in 4.6 seconds and a top speed of 186 mph — pretty dazzling numbers [...]


18 Feb
Land Rover brings its highest trim to its best-selling vehicle

Although defined by its luxurious edge and segment-leading off-road capability, Range Rover has always been a niche brand. Until the Evoque was introduced, that is, and it quickly became the best-selling vehicle from the British off-road marque and firmly established itself as one of the strongest offerings in its segment. Now Land Rover has taken [...]


13 Feb
The latest release from the overlord of subtle footwear

The latest adidas Originals sneaker comes off as a bit more reserved for Jeremy Scott, who’s made his famed footwear into everything from psychedelic teddy bears to Totem poles. This latest takes adidas’ Instinct High silhouette and brandishes the exaggerated padded tongue with a bold representation of the British flag, aka the Union Jack, leading to the apt [...]


23 Dec
Celebrating 50 years of Master Distiller Dennis Malcolm

We met Heiko while visiting the five-star Hotel A-Rosa on the island of Sylt in the North Sea. Dubbed the “Hamptons of Germany”, Sylt is populated with the type of old European money that makes the New York seacoast look downright nouveau riche. We learned he was not only an excellent mixologist, but also a classically trained spiritist with [...]


The house of Alexander McQueen shows off its latest offering in the world of ultra-luxury sneakers with their Punch-Hole high-tops. Crafted in black perforated leather that fades into a cognac brown on the toes and heel, the Punch-Hole sneakers also feature a beige logo patch on the tongue, tonal lace up closure with gunmetal eyelets and [...]


Converse Japan takes the timeless Chuck Taylor All Star silhouette and crafts them in three high end materials, packaging them as their “Workcloth” collection. The three high-tops feature the Chuck’s tractional All Star patch on the side, white outsole and white eyelets, but switches things up with three premium materials:  “duck” beige (below), “herringbone” grey [...]

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