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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.
After personally looking for a new bag for quite some time, I think Saddleback Leather will be the company from which I make my next purchase. This full grain leather duffel bag is an exemplary example of why. Made from 100% waterproof full grain boot leather, this duffel and the other Saddleback leather bags are made to survive the jungle, the dessert and practically whatever adrenaline fueling, fringes of society excursion you find yourself embracing, like Dave the founder of the company, who travels the globe with his own Saddleback leather bags in tow as living proof and as testimony that these bags are indeed some of the best in the world. This duffel in particular has no zippers or breakable parts, uses industry marine grade thread, pigskin lining (suede optional), has only three “major” seams and if that is not enough, it comes with a 100 year warranty.
It seems as though it took Ray-Ban about 75 years to do it, but Ray-Ban Folding Aviator sunglasses are finally a reality. Multiple frame and lens combinations give you a wealth of choices and starting at just under $200 you can take to the skies, or at least imagine that you are with a pair of Ray-Ban aviator sunglasses that can fold neatly into a space saving case like you always wanted.
To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of navigating the earth on the wrist of Scott Carpenter, one of the original seven members of NASA’s Project Mercury, Breitling has created the Navitimer Cosmonaute. A limited production 43mm stainless steel chronograph certified by the COSC, with a 24-hour display, an engraved Aurora 7 insignia, Celsius / Fahrenheit conversion scale, bidirectional rotating bezel with circular slide rule and 39 jewels. The Navitimer Cosmonaute pushes forward yet remains faithful to Breitling’s aeronautical heritage.
The No.21 Rucksack from Fjallraven is eagerly waiting for you to make use of it on your next hike through the city. The medium sized (also available in small and large), top loading pack features a snow lock under the lid and is made from the time tested, wind and water resistant G-1000 waxed canvas. Aside from being able to hold up against the elements, the sweet looking Fjallraven No.21 Rucksack has interior and exterior pockets for your tag along goodies, plus one for your beverage of choice and padding for your laptop or tablet to keep it snug and comfy along the way.
Amaryllis plants are loved the world over for their large and colorful flowers. These Duchamp London Amaryllis Bloom Cufflinks do their best to provide Mother Nature with the sincerest form of flattery. Blending art and craftsmanship, Duchamp captures perfectly the distinct charisma of the Amaryllis in full bloom. The exclusive design is hand enameled and is sure to catch the eye and possibly result in an evening with a Naked Lady; the other name often used to describe Amaryllis flowers.
If you are planning a romantic weekend, or a brief getaway, this handsome bag can lug your stuff. Whatever is on your agenda for the quick trip, the Moore and Giles Dillard XL Duffel is roomy enough to carry the basics and a few pockets for your favorite accessories. In case you don’t want to keep a grip on things, Moore and Giles provides you a nice padded shoulder strap so you can keep your hands free. Two zip pockets on the outside for quick reach of the essentials (think maps, phones and passport), one zip pocket on the interior and two more without zippers, the Cleland is an appreciated step above the common sports duffel. Available in Black Suede or Waxwear Rangertan.
Even though quite some time has passed since BigBerries first put the spotlight on a novelty pair of USB cufflinks, the demand for them (or at the very least the production of them) does not seem to be going away any time soon. Now, from being merely quirky, conceptual prototypes, functional cufflinks of varying types are becoming routinely available for you to purchase. That said, you can add these polished silver USB cufflinks with 2GB of storage capacity to your collection. Additionally, these cufflinks purportedly serve as a Wifi hotspot for your devices, making it so now you don’t have to mooch from the local coffeehouse to get your data. You can order them at Brookstone.
The Stockholm-based bag brand Sandqvist strikes gold again with the Sandqvist Lars-Goran Mountain Backpack in a beautiful navy palette highlighted with red side pockets and vegetable tanned leathers. Composed of high performance Cordura nylon this Sandqvist backpack is fashionable and functional. Other details include a flat zip pocket up at the top and a roomy pocket on the inside, just right for your tablet, netbook or laptop. Available here.
Lighter, slimmer, yet better performing than its predecessors, the Franc Vila Intrepido Collection is an evolution in contemporary watch design.
After two years of research, Franc Vila unveils NanoTube Titanium and Deep NanoTube Titanium Carbon-Graphene Composite; two materials the watchmaker says provide absorption and prevent shock damage.
Not content with mere chronographs and calendars, the Geneva based Franc Vila expanded upon their previous watch concepts that used nanotechnology and now bring you the latest in wrist wear using technology usually reserved for secret agents, the aerospace industry or Formula 1 race car drivers.