Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

From an Antarctic-ready sweater from Shackleton to a tennis ball scented candle from Prince, this is what we want this week…

This week, we’ve served up a particularly sporty Editor’s Picks. There’s a nifty pair of table tennis bats from a Berlin-based start-up. There’s a limited edition rowing machine available in a range of bright, bold colours.

There’s even a bulked-up bicycle; the two-wheeled work of burly SUV brand Hummer. Throw in a tennis ball scented candle (yes, really) and you’ve got everything a modern man needs to stay ahead of the game. Take a look…

Wood for the trees: Glenmorangie ‘A Tale of the Forest’ Whisky

Feeling festive? Then it may be time to raise a dram of Glenmorangie’s lip-smacking latest. Crafted from barley kilned with woodland botanicals, these seasonal sipper is as lush and leafy as the forest itself. Expect aromas of pine needles, earthy moss and a whisper of distant smoke. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Glenmorangie ‘A Tale of the Forest’ Whisky

£75.00

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Out cold: Shackleton ‘Nimrod’ Funnel Neck Sweater

Named for the sturdy ship aboard which Ernest Shackleton embarked on the British Antarctic Expedition, this equally hardy bit of British-made knitwear is the perfect blend of rugged lambswool and luxurious cashmere. Breathable, warm and built to last, it’ll see you through to springtime in style. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Shackleton ‘Nimrod’ Funnel Neck Sweater

£355.00

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On the cards: Morris & Co. X Ettinger Credit Card Case

Embossed with the iconic William Morris ‘Marigold’ print, this pleasantly understated card holder from British leather maestros Ettinger marries navy and cream colours to create a versatile, adaptable accessory. Lined with moiré silk and customisable with up to five initials, it’s a slimline essential.

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Morris & Co. X Ettinger Credit Card Case

£150.00

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Flame, set, match: Prince x Vacation ‘Ball Boy’ Scented Candle

Missing those lazy, hazy summer days whiled away on the tennis courts? Then get a whiff of this; a new scented candle from David Grutman’s Prince, with notes of “freshly uncanned tennis balls, sunscreen, cotton sweatbands and refreshing cucumber sandwiches”.

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Prince x Vacation ‘Ball Boy’ Scented Candle

$42

Soft touch: Crockett & Jones x London Sock Company ‘Houndstooth’ Socks

A high-stepping collaboration, heritage shoemaker Crockett & Jones has strode stylishly into the sock world. With the well-heeled expertise of London Sock Company, the new designs include a ‘boot sock’ in heavyweight organic cotton — but our pick is the classic houndstooth; a contemporary classic. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Crockett & Jones x London Sock Co ‘Houndstooth’ Socks

£18.00

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Time will tell: A. Lange & Söhne ‘Zeitwerk’ Second-Generation Wristwatch

A digital-meets-mechanical icon, the second generation of the German brand’s ‘Zeitwerk’ has ticked to life. An all-new movement offers double the power reserve of the original 2009 model, and a rakishly placed pusher allows you to adjust the watch’s signature jumping-hour display.

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

A. Lange & Söhne ‘Zeitwerk’ Second-Generation Wristwatch

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Space out: Rimowa 'Aurora Borealis’ Cabin Suitcase

Limited-edition and looking to the stars, the latest case rolled out by Rimowa bears that world-recognised phenomenon; the Northern Lights. Against a backdrop of black aluminium, vibrant greens and violets give the brand’s most popular piece of luggage a new life — whether you’re packing for polar conditions or not. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Rimowa 'Aurora Borealis’ Cabin Suitcase

£1,360.00

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Back in the saddle: GMC Hummer EV All-Wheel-Drive e-bike

Powered up alongside the new GMC Hummer EV, this electric collaboration between the carmaker and Recon Power Bikes is a seriously sturdy two-wheeler. With both wheels driven by a pair of ‘Bafang’ motors, its highest speed may be capped at 28mph — but there’s no terrain it can’t tackle. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

GMC Hummer EV All-Wheel-Drive e-bike

$3,999

Splash of colour: Hydrow ‘Wave’ Rower

From ‘Sunset’ and ‘Sunrise’ to ‘River’ and ‘Forest’, Hydrow’s portable ‘Wave’ rowing machine has had a bold, block-coloured makeover. These new limited edition looks will ship at the end of the month, and offer up the same first-rate fitness and wellbeing workouts — but with a radiant, rainbow spin. 

Your serve: Toucan Table Tennis Bat

Based in Berlin, this new table tennis brand is so-named because ‘Toucan play that game’. These brightly coloured bats, available in both orange and blue, are made using all-sustainably-sourced rosewood, spruce and ayous (a first in the industry), and feature an ergonomically engineered grip. 

Editor’s Picks: Table Tennis Bats, Hummer Bicycle and Glenmorangie Whisky

Toucan Table Tennis Bat

£27.00

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