The Time for Karl Lagerfeld Men’s Watches is Now

Living legend Karl Lagerfeld continues his empire of eternally stylish-fashion and accessories this fall with a new line of men’s watches—the first test of timepieces for men under the designer’s own name from the creative force behind Chanel, Fendi, and, Choupette. Leading the inaugural collection is The Kurator, a watch that effortlessly fuses Lagerfeld’s luxury with definitive [...]

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Moncler Marks K2 Conquest by Outfitting a Climb 60 Years Later

French-Italian sportswear company Moncler—renowned for its heavy-duty down coats and accessories—recently celebrated the 60th anniversary of the first ascent of K2, the second-highest mountain on Earth. Moncler provided technical equipment for the first Italian mission, including uniforms, tents, sleeping bags, helmets, and backpacks, and so it would only be appropriate that this summer the brand [...]

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Improve Your Listening Experience with These High-Tech Headphones and Maybe This Hoodie

Music nerds can finally tune out their surroundings completely: Betabrand, a San Francisco-based online clothing company that creates “Dress Pant Sweatpants,” “Executive Hoodies,” and other (perhaps ill-advised) dress-casual hybrids, has recently released a hoodie that allows you to wear your headphones over the hood without acoustic interference thanks to a speaker cloth on the jacket’s [...]

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Customize Your Next Button-Down with Mobile App MTailor

While you should have said goodbye to those billowing dress shirts long before today (or never bought such ill-fitting garments in the first place), the recent re-launch of men’s fashion app MTailor means that you definitely don’t have any more excuses. Created by Stanford grads Miles Penn and Rafi Witten, MTailor allows you to customize [...]

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Omega Commemorates Lunar Landing with Limited-Edition Speedmaster Apollo 11 Watch

This Sunday, July 20, 2014, marks the 45th anniversary of the first-manned landing on the moon accomplished by famous astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin aboard the Apollo 11. On that first, dangerous mission to the moon so many years ago, Aldrin sported an Omega Speedmaster; thereafter, becoming the first object to take claim of the lunar landscape’s [...]

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Kick Up Your Coffee Game with illy’s New Espresso Machine

We all need more energy in the day, and this summer Italian coffee giants illy are making that easier than ever with the new Francis Francis Y5 iperEspresso Machine, a one-touch operation with two programmable volume settings that makes preparing espresso at home quick, delicious, and easy. Efficient in speed, the machine also features an aluminum [...]

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Parmigiani Fleurier and Luisa Via Roma Celebrate New Partnership with Exclusive Collaboration

One for the ages: luxury Swiss watchmakers Parmigiani Fleurier and legendary Italian boutique Luisa Via Roma celebrate a new partnership with an exclusive collaboration. Started in 1996 and headquartered in Fleurier, Switzerland, Parmigiani Fleurier produces hand-crafted watches in limited numbers. High-end retailer Luisa Via Roma has roots even further back (approx. 1930), and has evolved [...]

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Fendi x Beats by Dre Designer Headphones Coming Soon

Unless you’ve spent the last five years living off the grid, you’ve definitely seen a pair of Beats by Dre headphones. Formally established in 2008, Beats Electronics headphones (and earbuds) have become ubiquitous fashion accessories, in part from their street-cred backed name, but mostly because of the unmistakable red and black colorway and “b” logo. Now, [...]

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New Emojis Coming to Fill in Conversation Lulls Starting July

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 22 years since the very first text message —a seasonal “Merry Christmas”—was sent. Today, American smartphone owners aged 18 to 24 send an average of 67 texts on a daily basis. But what about Emojis? They first appeared on Japanese cell phones in the early 1990′s. By May 1997, [...]

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Patrick Dempsey Develops Limited Edition Porsche Design Watch

The latest collaboration between the German luxury house Porsche Design and Hollywood actor and founder of the motorsport racing team Dempsey Racing, Patrick Dempsey, combines precision and high-speed technology into one sophisticated—and entirely titanium!—timepiece. An evolution of one of the brand’s milestone chronograph released almost 20 years ago—then, the world’s first all-titanium watch—the Porsche Design Dempsey [...]

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