Editor’s Picks: Louis Vuitton Explorer Trunk, GoPro and Caviar-infused Vodka
From a Frank Lloyd Wright chair to the latest Polaroid camera, this is what we want this week…
This week, our jet-setting eyes have been caught by the best globe-trotting gear money can buy. So, if you’re heading off to the slopes or sunnier climes this winter, we’ve got the perfect packing list.
A vintage Louis Vuitton explorer’s trunk, Loro Piana eye mask and Czech & Speake travel cologne set are just some of the exciting products we’ve rounded up — along with a couple of the best cameras to capture every adventure. Read on…
Roll camera: GoPro HERO7 Black
They’ve done it again. Rugged, waterproof and blessed with implausibly effective video stabilisation, GoPro’s latest action camera is a must-buy before you head to the slopes this season. We particularly love the hands-free voice commands and the Facebook live streaming features.
GoPro HERO7 Black
Watch out: Vacheron Constantin Fifty-Six Day Date
The day-date model has been designed in an unusual manner — instead of having windows for the day and the date, they are shown through subdials that help balance the watch face perfectly. It even comes with a power reserve indicator as well to make sure your watch never stops ticking.
Vacheron Constantin Fifty-Six Day Date
Drink up: Rebel Pi Roussanne Ice Wine
This 2016 vintage is exceptionally rare, with only 1,600 bottles being made. Like every other ice wine, it is created by freezing the grapes while still on the vine — but unlike every other ice wine, Rebel Pi’s offering is not overly sweet, and instead treats you to notes of grapefruit and citrus. Perfect for your next dinner party.
Rebel Pi Roussanne Ice Wine
Smokin’: Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour Cigar
Now here’s something to make you feel patriotic. To reflect the darkness during which Sir Winston was at his most creative, Davidoff have selected a shiny and oily Habano Ecuador wrapper in a beautiful dark chocolate colour. Expect black pepper, dark coffee, sweetness, old leather, wood and spiciness. A fine smoke.
Davidoff Winston Churchill The Late Hour Cigar Box
Park it: Frank Lloyd Wright Origami Wood Chair
Unbelievably, this striking chair is made from a single piece of plywood, folded in a way that evokes the ancient Japanese art of origami. Iconic designer Frank Lloyd Wright created this armchair in 1949 for Taliesin West, his home in Arizona. But we think it would look just as at home in our own living rooms…
Sleep tight: Loro Piana Suede-Trimmed Cashmere Eye Mask
How can you make your first class cabin more luxurious? It’s the perennial question, and one that likely nags at the most moneyed jet-setters. Thankfully, here’s your answer: A suede-trimer cashmere-blend eye mask from Loro Piana. Just the thing for the globe-trotter who has everything.
Loro Piana Suede-Trimmed Cashmere Eye Mask
Take a shot: L’Orbe Caviar-Infused Vodka
Caviar and vodka are partners in crime. Renowned Russian flavours, they pair perfectly — and are one of the dinner party’s most enduring double acts. But this is the first time we’ve seen them come this close. From L’Orbe, this caviar-infused vodka sees soft, buttery notes mature within the bottle, where the caviar is suspended in a bespoke crafted vial.
L'Orbe Caviar-Infused Vodka
Say cheese: Polaroid Originals SX-70 SLR Camera
A design icon of the twentieth century, the SX-70 has a glass lens and an automatic variable shutter system. It’s a real throwback to the golden age of instant photography and we couldn’t love it more. It may not be the GoPro from further up this list, but it’s got that vintage feel that affords it a place in your camera collection.
Polaroid Originals SX-70 SLR Camera
Pack up: Aluminium Louis Vuitton Explorer Trunk
If you’re looking to add a flavour of the retro adventurer to your travel wardrobe, then we’ve got just the trunk for you. This rare, aluminium explore trunk on offer from Christie’s is an original Louis Vuitton number from 1892. It’s been on its fair share of adventures — and you could be the one to take it on its next.
Aluminium Louis Vuitton Explorer Trunk
Sniff it out: Czech & Speake Traveller Cologne Collection
If you’re looking for the best scents to pack into your Louis Vuitton trunk for your travels, then look no further than Czech 7 Speake. Including Neroli, No.88, Cuba and Oxford & Cambridge scents, you’ll be prepared for every eventuality — from Mayfair to Myanmar.
Czech & Speake Traveller Cologne Collection
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