While some are losing their minds over the Adidas Yeezy Boost 750 some maintain attentiveness to the classics, or at least variations of such. The Jordan Dub Zero Classic Charcoal colorway stays true to the brand while expanding on the heritage of previous Jordan releases with this unique hybridized interpretation of three previous Jordan Brand models. The black and grey colors pair with ease and make great use of the season’s winter palette. While not the flagship Jordan, they still hold their own again many new shoes and will maintain a segment of sneakerheads that highbrow shoes such as the Yeezy Boost will never reach. But maybe that is the intention.
Retailing $20 shy of two blue notes (that’s $180 btw), the adidas Tubular Runner goes near baby powder fresh with an off-white remix. Featuring a neoprene upper, elevated midsole and a bunch of other specs that only runners and people with foot conditions care about, these lightweight sneaks will definitely pair well with some joggers and give you the interstellar, space age sexy you’ve been looking for. However, if casual-future design is not your feel, it is probably best to stay away from this pair of adidas runners. Especially if you’re not a neat freak, grab a different colorway, something like the adidas Tubular New Year’s Eve Pack. As word on the street is these love dirt. All others hand over your money.
Boasting the title as the fastest Jaguar roar car in history, the Jaguar F-Type Coupe, with an entry price of $65,000 is engineered with not just the same philosophy but also the same intricate components found powering the motors and sophisticated performance parts of the fastest cars on international race tracks around the world. If that doesn’t make your blood pulse frantically through your body in excitement, maybe the supercharged 5.0 liter V8 pushing 500+ horsepower and a 4-second 0-60mph mark will. Depending on which model you decide to enjoy, you would receive various beneficial and surely welcomed options, including oversized carbon ceramic brakes, Electronic Active Differential (EAD) and a sports suspension to help ensure an immediate response and rush when you are behind the wheel. The all-aluminum Jaguar coupe is available in three configurations, F-Type R, F-Type S and the F-Type, plus the convertible options. Get yours.
Appearing to grab their inspiration from years long past, these steel cufflinks from Alice Made This keep the drama to a minimum without the many flourishes found on men’s cufflinks but speak boldly through the subtlety of the strong lines and engraving of the faces and their textured edges. The perfect type of cufflinks to wear when you want to stand apart from the rambunctious crowd around you, but not necessarily stand out in it. Alice Made This Matthew Steel Cufflinks
Amidst a successful run with Google Android powering most Samsung devices, the company is shifting towards their own open source-ish, Linux-based Tizen platform. The follow up to the original Samsung Gear has a 1GHz dual-core chip, 2 megapixel camera, 4GB of storage, 512 of memory, gyroscope, accelerometer, fitness tracking, heart rate monitor, app, email and text notifications, Bluetooth 4.0, serves as a media player remote and probably more I am forgetting. However, if you actually just want to know the time, the Samsung Gear 2 is also watch.
Hublot, the official timekeeper of the 2014 World Cup in addition to rolling out a new boutique in Rio de Janeiro just in time for the event has unveiled some new hardware in honor of Pelé, the soccer legend that hails from Brazil. The Classic Fusion Pelé takes the Hublot Classic Aero Chronograph and infuses it with a football elements (that’s soccer, not the NFL) styled onto the black rubber and black calf straps with yellow contrast stitching and the signature of the legendary forward / midfielder on the back. Limited to only 250 pieces, the 45mm Hublot Pelé Chronograph has a sapphire dial, polished and satin-finished black ceramic case and bezel with PVD titanium screws, and self-winding Skeleton Chronograph movements.
Know the hour in Zulu time or UTC, the World Timer Automatic Chronograph from Bremont boasts proud technology and engineering to run alongside its growing heritage. Along with military specs and automatic self-winding movements, you will find a sapphire crystal that will probably last beyond your expectation (unless you’re a black budget military operative) and a hardened stainless steel scratch resistant PVD case that should allow you to feel more at ease when doing your more dirty work, even under water @ 100 meters.
These Belgravia Jimmy Choo Hi-Top Trainers pop with crocodile details but without the extra “don’t kill the wild animal” attention from the PETA animal rights organization. With a clean and modern profile, these lace ups have a slightly sloped hi-top and embossed black leather sporting crocodile details with white soles. As a street performance shoe, these men’s Jimmy Choo sneakers do everything well and can probably pair up perfectly with every item in your closet without much effort on your part. There is also a low-top variation should you prefer that option.
Do you think watch movement cufflinks are boring and overdone? Have you seen enough Scrabble cufflinks to start a game or two? And enough buffalo coin, nickel and dime cufflinks to open a bank? Well consider these moonstone cufflinks from Deakin & Francis. Gold, sapphire and moonstone form a collage of colors to manifest a divine pair of cufflinks that will surely accentuate your attire just perfectly. With 18ct yellow gold, layered sapphire and a pearlescent moonstone embedded in the center these cufflinks have just enough flair for you to draw attention, but subtle enough for you to not become the center of it.
It seems that there are numerous ways to re-imagine a classic without stampeding over the heritage, yet still eagerly progressing deeper into new territory. Converse once again stretches the boundaries of acceptance of the iconic Chuck Taylor All Star and transforms it into a form that with care will only look better as the years fade into memory. Premium leather, deft colorway with the brown hues highlighted by gentle leather detailing and the keep me clean white outsole. This sneaker is at Select Converse retail locations if you can find it.