D’Alembert makes luxury leather goods using supple, unfinished French calfskin; then through the hand-application of dyes, creams, pigments, and waxes, infuses bold, one-of-a-kind colors. The new collection includes wallets, card cases, and a 13” MacBook laptop sleeve.
Wayne Gretzky is hockey’s undisputed G.O.A.T. and in this new book he discusses candidly, for the first time, what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known, weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career.
It’s easy to complicate the homebrewing process with all of the specialized “must have” equipment they say you need. This book takes a different approach. It’s a comprehensive guide that walks you through every step of the process using a minimum of equipment. And it covers all sorts of brews: American, European, and British beers, as well as specialty beers like sours, lagers, and lambics.
One of Nike’s most popular shoes, the Roshe One, now has a predecessor. The all-new Roshe Two is slightly sleeker than the original but retains the comfortable, stretchable & breathable upper. It features a Tri-fusion IU midsole that incorporates foam of 3 different densities to balance comfort & support. It will be available from the SNRKS App, at global retailers and via the Nike Tech Book on September 1.
With over 3,900 pieces, Lego’s forthcoming Bucket Wheel Excavator is officially the largest Lego Technic set to date. Completed, it stands 16-inches tall & 18-inches long. It’s got countless moving parts like a rotating bucket, working tank treads, & conveyor belts—even a motor. And how cool is it that it can be rebuilt into an aggregate processing plant?
Freenote’s classic military-style Vagabond Chino is constructed from dead stock US military fabric leftover from the Korean war. They’ve also got some modern details that won’t be found on the government-issue originals, like Japanese indigo-dyed pocketing fabric and custom Corozo belt buttons. Freenote also makes a boardshort using dead stock nylon from military flight jackets. Made in the USA.
For those annoying times & places where drinking a cold one would be frowned upon, Lolo Lids keep the good times rolling. The plastic, no leak re-useable lids snap onto an open beer can, allowing you to conceal the beer in a coffee cup—& it’s a perfect fit for a Starbucks Venti or 7-Eleven cups. Who couldn’t use an instant stealth koozie? Available in black or white.
This one-gallon winemaking kit includes everything you need to make your own vino at home with a simple, orderly & stylish workstation made of wood. In addition to the glass carboys and vintner’s instruments, the recipe pack includes a juice bag, wine yeast, oak chips, stabilizers & clarifiers, corks, & most importantly: detailed instructions.
The 800 D3 loudspeaker is the flagship of Bowers & Wilkins’ Diamond range—and they’re calling this updated design the best system they’ve ever made. The towers boast A-grade materials & technologies: two 10-inch Aerofoil bass drivers with carbon fiber construction, Diamond Dome tweeters, aluminum Turbine heads, & Continuum cones.
Brendan McDonough fought his way out of heroin addiction to become an elite firefighter with Arizona’s Granite Mountain Hotshots. But in 2013, his team of 19 was trapped & quickly killed by a 3,000-degree inferno in Yarnell, Arizona. The greatest loss of American firefighters since 9/11. McDonough was the sole survivor & this is his memoir.