Editor’s Picks: Electric Rolls-Royce, Beer Brewer and Triumph Trident

From a new rough and rugged watch from Breitling to an espresso pot with Italian and Scandi influences, this is what we want this week…

Machines. They can do everything these days, can’t they? And, while we’ll admit that much modern engineering and many newfangled, meticulous mechanisms are beyond us, we’re all too happy to reap the benefits.

And what benefits there are! This week alone, we’ve seen the Rolls-Royce Phantom V charge back to life electrically, we’ve witnessed the birth of a beer-brewing machine that’ll take us from grain to glass in our own home and we’ve buckled on Breitling’s latest lightweight, COSC-certified chronograph. Take a look below…

Go long: Mr Marvis ‘The Longs’ Trousers

Mr Marvis ‘Mavericks’ Trousers

You may have relied on Mr Marvis for all your shorting needs this summer — we know we did — but it’s almost autumn. That means investing in a pair of more practical trousers so you can get back to work, and back to the drab, drizzly British weather we know and love. Thankfully, you can stick with Mr Marvis, whose ‘Mavericks’ trouser style is slim cut, petrol blue and ready for anything.

Mr Marvis ‘Mavericks’ Trousers

Mr Marvis ‘The Longs’ Trousers

£109

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Tough stuff: Breitling Endurance Pro

Breitling Endurance Pro

It’s there in the name; endurance. This is a tough watch. But, for all the bumps, scrapes and scratches it can easily withstand, Breitling’s latest is also surprisingly lightweight. Designed with both athletes and everymen in mind, it’s a chronograph that blends high precision and pioneering technology with bold and colourful design.

Breitling Endurance Pro

Breitling Endurance Pro

£2450

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Leading the charge: Lunaz Rolls-Royce Phantom V

Lunaz Rolls-Royce Phantom V

The myriad headaches of owning a classic car are starting to outweigh their charms. As the years roll on, the chassis gets more unstable, the bodywork more rusty and the engines more unreliable. Except for this particular Rolls-Royce Phantom V. Refitted, refurbished and converted to an electric powertrain by Lunaz, this is an entirely usable, utterly sustainable and absolutely beautiful example of a practical classic.

Lunaz Rolls-Royce Phantom V

Lunaz Rolls-Royce Phantom V

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Chin up: Cannaray CBD Capsules

Cannaray CBD Capsules

It’s all just a bit much sometimes, isn’t it? Especially with the country starting back up, everyone heading back to work and a new world order to abide by. You’ll be glad, then, that Cannaray have created these nifty vegan CBD capsules. Taken once every morning, the brand’s 5x VESIsorb® patented technology will put a smile on your face and a spring in your step. And who doesn’t want that?

Set to work: Aspinal of London Small Mount Street Laptop Bag

Aspinal of London Small Mount Street Laptop Bag

Speaking of your imminent return to work, how prepared are you? After months of lounging around the living room, ‘organisation’ is a word that has slipped somewhat from our vocabularies. That’s why we’ve added Aspinal of London’s excellent Mount Street laptop bag to the Gentleman’s Journal Shop. With two top handles, multiple inner pockets and a navy saffiano-textured construction, it’s style and structure rolled into one.

Aspinal of London Small Mount Street Laptop Bag

Aspinal of London Small Mount Street Laptop Bag

£595

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Going for the triple: Triumph Trident

Triumph Trident

Yes, we’re seeing this too. And yes, it’s as bamboozling as it looks. Bright, white and quite unlike any other motorcycle we’ve ever seen, Triumph’s latest is just that — a triumph of design. Marking the beginning of a new chapter for the British brand, this triple-powered machine looks set to bring the fight to the competitive middleweight roadster world when it hits in 2021.

Triumph Trident

Triumph Trident

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Ship-shape: Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale

Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale

It’s no secret that every watchmaker’s latest inspirations come from the past. Archives around Switzerland are being turned upside down for designs of old — timepieces that can be ticked back into existence and used to celebrate history. The latest? The Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale — a re-creation of a model exclusively made for the French Navy in 1947. We’re glad to see it back.

Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale

Longines Heritage Military Marine Nationale

£1570

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Spill the beans: Stelton Collar Espresso Brewer

Stelton Collar Espresso Brewer

The classic, Italian cooktop espresso maker, also known as a “Moka Pot”, is the ideal tool for creating a professional, full-bodied brew at home. From Italian duo Daniel Debiasi and Federico Sandri, this blacked-out, wooden-handled reinvention of the classic design will bring a new flair to your breakfast table — with hints of Scandi styling alongside your morning French roast.

Stelton Collar Espresso Brewer

Stelton Collar Espresso Brewer

£74.95

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Raise a glass: Minibrew Craft Beer Brewer

Minibrew Craft Beer Brewer

Now isn’t this an invention we could have done with a couple of months ago? Long before the pubs re-opened, Minibrew were busy tinkering away with this sleek Craft Beer Brewer. From grain to glass, the world’s only all-in-one beer machine even comes with an iOS app to make you a better brewer. And, from Icelandic Pale Ale to Russian Imperial Stout, it can cook up almost any brew you desire.

Minibrew Craft Beer Brewer

Minibrew Craft Beer Brewer

£1199

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