It’s time to make some noise. Everything that’s caught our eye this week, from the Turnbull & Asser pocket square we’re trumpeting to the latest collaboration by audiophiles Master & Dynamic, has the volume turned up to 11.
So, whether you’re into loud, bold stripes from Paul Smith, the striking, grab-you-by-the-lapels flavours of Jim Beam’s masterpiece edition or the noisily numeric dial of Blancpain’s latest complete calendar GMT, these are the products for you.
Tune up: Turnbull & Asser Jazz Blue Silk Pocket Square
One of this year’s jazzier seasonal numbers, renowned shirtmakers Turnbull & Asser have just released a pocket square that would make even Louis Armstrong blush. With trumpets, trombone slides and the unmistakable ivories of a honky tonk piano emblazoned on the silk, it’s an accessory that makes some noise.
Turnbull & Asser Jazz Blue Silk Pocket Square
Turn it up: Master & Dynamic MA770 Wireless Speaker
Made in conjunction with Sir David Adjaye, the architect says of his collaboration with Master & Dynamic: “We created a new geometry for this speaker. A new geometry of sound.” And he’s not wrong — the shape comes only second to the materials; an innovative blend of concrete, kevlar and titanium. Turn it up.
Master & Dynamic MA770 Wireless Speaker
Wrap up: Brioni Double-Breasted Shearling-Trimmed Cashmere Coat
With autumn rearing its golden-leafed head, it’s high time you upgraded your coat. This, from Italian fashion house Brioni, is just what you need. For those cold winter days, this cashmere offering is cut in a double-breasted profile. And, for the power dressers amongst you, that thick shearling collar is has a serious broadening effect on the shoulders.
Brioni Double-Breasted Shearling-Trimmed Cashmere Coat
Earn your stripes: Paul Smith Leather Washbag
Just because the season of the summer holiday is over, that doesn’t mean you should stop travelling — or channelling summer style, for that matter. This bright, bold washbag from Paul Smith is made from robust leather for toughness, and detailed with the designer’s signature stripe in webbing on the front. Don’t go anywhere without it.
Paul Smith Leather Washbag
Master craft: Linley Torque Table
Just one of the many pieces of spectacular furniture from this year’s PAD London, Linley’s latest table had everyone talking — or should that be torquing?
Flowing like the pleats of a dress, the sculptural base supports a stunning tabletop and features veneers that swirl around a lazy Susan hewn from marble. The table seats eight in comfort — not to mention style.
Linley Torque Table
Tick-tock: Blancpain Quantième Complet GMT
Since the early 1980s, Blancpain’s complete calendar moonphase timepieces have been a signature of the house. But, by adding the GMT function, this has elevated the timepiece to a high complication. And, thanks to the exclusive under-lug correctors, you can now set of all the calendar and moon phase indications with a finger tip, instead of the standard tool.
Blancpain Quantième Complet GMT
In the attic: The Picture of Dorian Gray Manuscript
Some novels stand the test of time better than others. The Picture of Dorian Grey is one of these novels, and this facsimile edition of a handwritten manuscript by Oscar Wilde’s own hands — including the author’s own crossings out and corrections — is well worth a place on your bookshelf.
The Picture of Dorian Gray Manuscript
Strong stuff: Leica CL Carbon Limited Edition Camera
Isn’t it great when you find a product that works as well as it looks? Thankfully, Leica always deliver on both fronts. This latest limited edition — available only in Japan, unfortunately — is crafted from carbon fibre for style, and boasts a 24-megapixel camera and Maestro II image processor for substance.
Leica CL Carbon Limited Edition Camera
On the wall: Mirror Invisible Interactive Home Gym
The world’s first interactive mirror-cum-home gym, the simply-named ‘Mirror’ features live and on-demand fitness classes in a variety of workout genres. Sounds odd? That’s because it is — genuinely the workout of the future. But, although it may all feel a bit ‘Black Mirror’, having a dedicated personal trainer trapped in your mirror might just be the kick you need to get in shape.
Mirror Invisible Interactive Home Gym
Drink up: Jim Beam Distillers Masterpiece
Masterpiece by name, masterpiece by nature. As one of Jim Beam’s rarest expressions — recently only available at the distillery itself — this bourbon is finished in ex-Pedro-Ximenez sherry casks from Bodegas Terry for extra richness. It’s strong in both ABV and flavour, and the perfect celebratory whisky to keep safe in your cabinet.
Jim Beam Distillers Masterpiece
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