New Year, new you? No, us neither. But that doesn’t mean that everything from our wardrobes to our morning routines couldn’t do with a little sprucing up. To help you stick to your resolutions, and coast into 2019 in style, we’ve rounded up ten of the most eye-catching products you should be checking out…
Brush up: Taschen Jean-Michel Basquiat Hardcover Book
Everyone’s mad for Basquiat. Jean-Michel, one of the world’s most striking artists of the last century, caught the imagination of a generation of art enthusiasts — and this Taschen monograph documents his incredible story, from his birth in 1960s Brooklyn to hitting the big time.
Taschen Jean-Michel Basquiat Hardcover Book
Buckle up: Rubinacci Manny Tapered Pleated Trousers
Pleats are in. And nobody knows that as much as Luca Rubinacci. From the designer’s latest collection comes these Manny Tapered pair, cut from a mélange stretch-wool that’s blended with cashmere for the perfect smart-casual look. Invest now to be ahead of the curve.
Rubinacci Manny Tapered Pleated Trousers
Lace it: North 89 No-1 Sneakers
Everyone should have an essential pair of sneakers in their wardrobe. Ours are these weatherproof kicks from North 89. With luxurious Italian suede detailing, matching waxed cotton laces and calfskin lining, they’ll not only be the coolest sneakers in your collection, but the comfiest too.
North 89 No-1 Sneakers
Hear me roar: Patrick Mavros Walking Lion Cufflinks
Party season may be over, but that doesn’t give you any excuse to let your sartorial standards slide. So, next time you button up a fine dress shirt, turn to master jewellers Patrick Mavros for the ideal finishing touch. These cufflinks depict the King of the Beasts, striding proudly across your cuff.
Patrick Mavros Walking Lion Cufflinks
Decadent dining: Ralph Lauren Broughton Crystal Caviar Set
Because who doesn’t need a fancier way to enjoy their caviar? It may seem a little profligate, but the best food deserves the best presentation, and this set from Ralph Lauren home is an elegant way to prepare and serve the delicacy. A lower chamber for ice and steel stand ensure your caviar stays cool and fresh for longer.
Ralph Lauren Broughton Crystal Caviar Set
Protect yourself: Crockett & Jones Eskdale II Boots
It’s winter, and that means bad weather can only be a shiver away. Prepare for the rain, slush and sludge with a pair of Crockett & Jones’ finest boots. From their Main Line Collection, the Eskdale II boots are high-leg Derbys, made from the finest wax calf leather and boasting storm-welted Dainite soles to combat the oncoming inclement weather.
Crockett & Jones Eskdale II Boots
Tie things up: Turnbull & Asser Navy and White Paisley Silk Tie
One of the most striking pieces in Turnbull & Asser’s new seasonal offering, this contrasting white and navy jacquard tie succeeds in reinventing the often tired-looking paisley pattern with new vigour. Hand-sewn in Kent, it’s the ideal way to make a splash in the boardroom this year — and stand out for that promotion you’ve been hoping for…
Turnbull & Asser Navy and White Paisley Silk Tie
Zip up: Canada Goose Balmoral Parka
This is Canada Goose, but not as you know them. The fur-trimmed hoods may be what typify the brand’s parkas — and are the subject of a recent Gentleman’s Journal feature — but this ‘Balmoral’ coat forgoes the fur for a minimalist design, ease of movement and lightweight warmth.
Canada Goose Balmoral Parka
Wake up: Bi.Du.Haev Greeting Pour-Over Coffee Stand
With a ridged, hand-blown glass dripper and copper stopcock for easy control, this pour-over coffee stand from Bi.Di.Haev turns your morning cup of joe into a work of performance art. You’ll need to set aside some time to use it, but it’ll afford every cup your pour an air of caffeinated importance.
Bi.Du.Haev Greeting Pour-Over Coffee Stand
Cork-popping: Chateau Quintus 2016
A blend of Merlot and Cabernet Franc, this deep-garnet wine features a quiet intensity of chocolate-covered cherries, warm mulberries and plum preserves scents with underlying hints of dried lavender, star anise and potpourri. Sound a little Christmassy? It is, but it won’t hurt to stretch the festive season a little further…
6 bottle case of Chateau Quintus 2016
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