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Stylish gadgets for: Shaving, Charging and Escaping Handcuffs

April 14, 2013


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 […]

Bespoke Wardrobe: Your iPhone 4 Customised With SLED Casebacks

May 14, 2012


Age is catching up with me; fortunately, this newfound maturity also means a new outlook towards spending less but paying more for quality. I spoke with Eric Heins of Corter Bags recently and I’ve come to admire craftsman more and more, preferring the bespoke lifestyle over mass production. And while almost all of your wardrobe can […]

Dre Monster Beats It’s Not. Parrot Zik Headphones by Starck are a Class Apart.

February 26, 2012


I’m not knocking the aesthetics- the white headphones with iconic “b” logo are about fanciest looking pieces of technology since the eponymous iPod; but for a Monsieur, Dre Monster Beats tend to make one look more like a hipster than a gentlemen. Thank God for Parrot Zik Headphones by Philippe Starck. The matt black with […]

Always Use Protection. Especially When It Looks This Good.

December 27, 2011


It’s a departure from my usual fashion features but since I have this bike fetish, I tend to indulge everything from Brooks and from this day forth- anything from the fertile imagination of Jérôme Coste. This was a man who got his kicks from motor racing and activities of a “head-cracking” nature, these passions and quite […]

How Lazy Do You Have to be to use One of These?

May 9, 2011


As a man, I love my power tools but as a gentleman Monsieur, I love that there are certain gentlemanly arts that every man should know. While I enjoy the cool Batman-esque power tool that is the Bosch IXO Vino Cordless Screwdriver with Corkscrew Attachment, I cannot abide the fact that using one of these to open […]