Editor's Picks: Allebike Alpha Polestar Bike, Delamain Revelation Cognac, Mulberry Weekender Bag, Sims Wear Cotton Oxford Shirt
This week we're thinking about getting away, and that means leather weekender bags, bikes, country pubs, and more.
Is there room for a quick getaway before the holidays? We think so. Images of cosy cottages in the Cotswolds or Cornwall are flashing before us, followed by the thought: well, what should we wear and bring? Thankfully, this week's guide is geared towards some of the essentials that will improve your trip: from Mulberry weekender bags, to fresh cotton shirts by Sims Wear, and a couple of premium bottles of whisky and cognac to enjoy when you finally arrive. Let's get into it...
Sol Eyewear Eccolo 01
These 100% premium acetate glasses by the team at Sol have something of a sixties styling to them—as appropriate for your alpine trips as they are for when the weather turns warmer again. Sol’s designs are classic and elegant, but teetering on the edge of high fashion aesthetics.
Sol Eccolo 01
Sims Wear Oxford Cotton Shirt
Nothing beats a new Oxford shirt. Sims Wear have crafted a version that is cut beautifully, and features mother of pearl buttons all sewn together by seamstresses that have been working for more than three decades. That’s real craftsmanship right there—and in three colourways to choose from, there’s no reason not to invest in this staple.
Sims Wear Cotton Shirt
Smythson W1 Panama Diary
Smythson’s Panama Diary should already be on your wishlist as we (slowly) greet in the new year. The W1 Diary, named for the London postcode, offers generous proportions to jot your ideas and plans. Made in England, the lambskin leather is supple. It’s a diary you’ll be proud to bring out at your upcoming meetings.
Allebike Alpha Polestar
Cycling into work? The Allebike Alpha marries comfort and performance at the highest level. Progressive geometry, pedal efficiency, and no emissions whatsoever. This down country mountain bike is realised in either Snow or Space, made in collaboration with Swedish company Allebike. We can’t wait to get to grips with it.
Delamain Revelation Pleiade Rambaudie Cognac
As part of a limited series, Delamain’s Revelation collection comprises very old, highly sought-after bottles. If you’re seeking a new cognac to top up your decanter, the complex flavours on offer here come from several decades in seasoned oak casks, offering a unique personality for you to share and enjoy.
Talisker Glacial Edge 45 Year Old Whisky
If whisky is more your tipple, the Talisker Glacial Edge 45 Year Old whisky must surely be on your drink cabinet shopping list. It’s the distillery’s first ever 45-year single malt release, and the pinnacle of their admired Xpedition Oak Series. This is as good as it gets.
Talisker 45 Year Old Glacial Edge
The Pub with No Name, Hampshire
One of Hampshire's most famous pubs has returned. The White Horse or 'the pub with no name’ as it’s fondly known to its locals—due to the pub’s sign never having been replaced. Located near Petersfield, it is a true 17th century country gem with amazing ales, an impressive and affordable wine list and a completely revamped menu. Add it to your list if you plan on escaping to the country. Learn more here.
Mulberry Camberwell 24hr Weekender
Planning a weekend trip to the country? Mulberry’s Weekender is the pinnacle of get-away luxury, particularly in this smooth chocolate brown tone. You can wear it either over your shoulder or by holding the handles, and it is versatile enough to be used in many different situations.
Cheaney Jackie III Boot
The chukka boot is a classic—a shape that seems to suit almost any outfit you put together. So why not pick a properly-crafted, handsome version from expert shoe makers Cheaney? The Jackie boot is available in a number of colorways and materials (including calf leather and suede) and is Goodyear welted for extra measure.
Cheaney Jackie III Boot
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