High fashion powerhouse Alexander McQueen has teamed up once again with the tennis-shoe gurus at Puma to bring us this rendition of the “Street Climb” silhouette. This take on the ongoing “McQ” joint shoe endeavor is tone-on-tone simplicity. Some touches include patent-leather paneling along the midsole, a translucent heel and the subtle McQueen logo also along the […]


23 Sep
Unveiling an ambitious plan for the top end of its luxury line-up

During our visit to Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance last month, our hosts at Infiniti teased us between dinner courses with an enigmatic poster board. The image was of a spot-lit automotive grill, nothing else — the equivalent of showing a flexed bicep to tease the next Dwayne Johnson shoot ‘em up. It revealed absolutely nothing, […]


22 Sep
Certain to give any luxury cyclist a woody

French designer Paul Guerin and woodworker Till Breitfuss of Keim have united because they like to give bikes wood. Their first model, the Arvak, has a carefully tested hollow monocoque frame made from 24 layers of laminate ash wood, and an $11,000 price tag to match. The Arvak bike is custom shaped and comes with all the desired […]


18 Sep
For when your Colombian Gold demands African Gold

French luxury brand Watch Life With Curiosity likes to layer the impractically lavish onto the otherwise practical. So if you’re really want your coffee with creme de la creme, why not carry it in a tumbler coated in crocodile carcass? If you’re already grumbling about paying $5 to Starbucks for their liquid crack, then you just […]


16 Sep
Crewe decides to go truly absurd with its latest flagship barge

In the opulently appointed world of Bentley Motors, the GT Continental has always been the bristling high-performance model. Its recently unveiled GT Speed is the most powerful and fastest Bentley ever built (626 horsepower/206 mph), while the GT3-R edition has been dubbed its quickest (0-60 mph in just 3.6 seconds). So where does that leave […]


Kormaran has had the vision of a recreational boat that is more like an autobot. The convertible boat is to be quick-moving like a monohull, but stable like a catamaran or trimaran, while also converting into a sunning deck. But that’s not all. Take this little carbon fiber canoe-ski into flight mode, which cuts water resistance […]


When Tata bought Jaguar in 2008 from a struggling Ford Motor Company, the once proud Great Cat was on a respirator. Many wondered if the Indian multi-national conglomerate had the wherewithal to maneuver the finer nuances of an historic luxury brand. Then, Ratan Tata vowed to do whatever he could to bring Jaguar back to […]


4 Sep
The portable next-level luxury tent/shack/yurt

Trakke is a brand with an ethos constructed around the concept that “Adventure is everywhere”, with the hopes of creating gear that is multi-purpose and can withstand the elements, time and trends. And now with the design and namesake of Uula Jero, the “Jero” is a yurt with convenience — or a home in the outdoors. […]

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