Browsing All Posts filed under »lifestyle«

Make the World Better while Shopping: Montblanc for UNICEF

May 19, 2017

0

Montblanc was founded on a love for writing and a belief in its power to change the world That’s why we partnered with UNICEF in 2004 with the aim of achieving one common goal: to sustain primary education and literacy programs for children all over the world. Montblanc has donated over 10 million USD through […]

Jaguar XK120: The Reason Why Vintage Cars are Worth it

August 21, 2015

0

In the study of human psychology and neurosciences, it was discovered that Philosopher Edmund Burke’s observation from 250 years ago was still valid. He wrote in 1756, “We must conclude that beauty is, for the greater part, some quality in bodies, acting mechanically upon the human mind by the intervention of the senses.” Scientifically speaking, Semir Zeki, […]

Watches for Gents: Eddie Redmayne for Omega

July 27, 2015

1

I think it was during a return flight from Melbourne when a thumbnail flickering on the in-flight entertainment console caught my eye- it was a stark, black and white shot with a platinum blonde, the world’s most kissable lips, a recognisably well-positioned iconic mole and that siren title, “My week with Marilyn”. I came for the […]

Daenerys Targaryen is the Best hope for Westeros but the Worst Manager in Real Life

July 17, 2015

0

“You have a good claim: a title, a birthright. But you have something more than that: you may cover it up and deny it, but you have a gentle heart. You would be not only respected and feared, you would be loved. Someone who can rule and should rule. Centuries come and go without a […]

Finally, the Answer to What Women Want.

July 5, 2015

0

Arthurian legends are an immense fount of codes of chivalry and gentlemanly behaviour but the best, if most important piece of knowledge which can be gleamed from all the tomes of Arthurian tales comes from the story of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle. In the Helen Hunt and Mel Gibson movie, the question of ‘What […]

Design Inspiration: Oceanique Villas in Mui Ne, Vietnam

June 8, 2015

0

Thanks to the fine work by the interior designers at MM++ Architects, you can take interior design inspiration from this Modern Beach House in Mui Ne, Vietnam. The architects My An Pham Thi and Michael Charruault (the two Ms obviously) are versatile in their structural artistry, able to work on traditional to contemporary architecture, from high end to low […]

How You Can Add Panache to Your Everyday Carry

January 10, 2015

2

Much like putting together a well-designed collection of furnishings and fixtures to create the ultimate man cave, adding a dash of class and panache to your Everyday Carry Game takes a few key well made accessories and statement pieces to demonstrate your keen grasp for finer living. The Black Book of Cards – Playing Cards The United […]

5 Things you need for a Stylish Man Cave

January 8, 2015

1

At a loss on how to decorate your bachelor pad? All great interior designs start from a basis of simplicity before “points of distinction” or statement pieces are added. Statement pieces are choice items of designer furniture or furnishings which add a final stylistic flourish to your space. It’s not expensive to live in a designer […]

Stylish gadgets for: Shaving, Charging and Escaping Handcuffs

April 14, 2013

0

After the discussing something as serious as suit construction and the merits of floating canvasses, I figured I could use a break and decided to update the old travel dopp kit with some stylish gadgets like: 100 proof Charging PowerFlask It’s bloody annoying trying to keep track of all the damn power adapters to charge the […]

Handcrafted Leather: Vichithong produces beautiful iPad cases

March 8, 2013

1

I’ve owned a couple of cheap (sub $100) iPad and laptop cases over the years but one thing I’ve learnt is that when it comes to quality and craftsmanship, the $500 you pay for a well made handcrafted leather iPad cover is one you’ll profit from when 10 years later, the technology is outmoded but […]