If this is as close as you”ll ever get to wearing wingtips, be thankful. Jack Purcells are pure American classics. If you haven’t owned even a normal pair of JPs in the past, you’re sort of blowing it. They go with everything & go anywhere. This brogued version in premium leather may even get you through the trauma of a sport coat or the occasion when you’re forced to wear the dreaded “slacks.”
When it comes to dressing yourself, you may know how to knot your tie, but other than that, you don’t know your ascot from a pocket square. Style And The Man is a guidebook for men who want to not just dress to impress – but also, understand the how & why of it. From how to shop for tailored clothing, to the proper choice for a dinner jacket and tuxedo, author (and award-winning designer) Alan Flusser breaks down fashionable refinement to help regular guys step up their wardrobe.
If you haven’t downloaded the leaked new self-titled Interpol record, you may as well grab the official release - it’s sure to sound better than the muddled torrent rip. Recorded at Jimi Hendrix’ legendary Electric Lady studio in New York, these indie rocker’s fourth record is more classic than the last—not Bright Lights classic, more orchestral classic. In the running for album of the year? You decide.
If you’re one of those creepy, in-the-dark-room-with-your-computer people, you are just like millions of the rest of us. Now, add-in not being a “home-row” typist & you’ll see why this illuminated keyboard is so awesomely, obviously cool. You can see it in the dark. This sleek, low profile keyboard is also whisper quiet. Your lady sleeping next to you will appreciate that, too.
Sturdy and stylish with nautical cues, Italo Fontana’s U-42 model watch salutes the Italian Navy. This revised classic was originally designed for Italian Navy pilots during WWII and is now available in limited quantities. It’s easy to read in any weather & light conditions, plus this chunky slab of titanium is good for 300 meters under the sea with looks that are totally above board.
It’s sad great works of literature have to be disguised as packs of cigarettes & offered up in 6-packs to give them a chance of being read. It’s also kind of funny. UK’s Tank Books came up with this sexy packaging revealing pocket-sized classics like The Metamorphosis by Kafka and The Snows Of Kilimanjaro by Hemingway. There are 6 books in all, with flip-tops, foil and a much better taste than Nicorette.
The legacy of precision & quality in Japanese consumer audio begins with the Denon DP-A100 turntable. The year was 1971. Led Zeppelin IV had just hit the airwaves and Denon’s new servo technology made their turntables hotter than Robert Plant’s bellbottoms. This anniversary edition turntable marks 100 years for the brand and comes with a 5-year warranty, certificate of authenticity & a book telling the whole Denon story.
This movie came out in ’98, before poker was cool again. Before most people played in front of their computers, in the dark, in their underwear. Okay, back to the movie. Matt Damon gets burned playing cards and tries to reform himself. Gets a girl. When his buddy, Worm, gets out of prison – he loses the girl. Then they go all in, playing and betting heavy trying to win enough cash to make good on Worm’s pre-prison debt. Guess what happens?
You’ll sleep better knowing that prying eyes can’t see your bike parked at the campsite. And, if you have to do a little wrenching in the morning when you wake up, you can do it right there in the shade of the vestibule without even getting dressed. Or if you prefer, you can stand upright in the tent and put on some clothes.
Are you ready to join Burger King’s royal court? Ok then, you have to pass the initiation. First, go to the exclusive new Whopper Bar in Manhattan, where the menu features new gourmet variations on classic BK burgers. Next, you have to eat the New York Pizza Burger. Its man vs. food. This massive slab consists of four Whopper patties topped with pepperoni, mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce & a Tuscan pesto sauce. If you’re still standing after that, you’re in!