It’s the end of the world as we know it. And our earth-shattering Editor’s Picks — from a pair of rough, rugged Edward Green boots to an off-road, all-terrain motorcycle — reflect this suddenly-trendy apocalyptic aesthetic.
There’s a hard-hitting whisky, an uncompromising chronograph and the new ‘End of Days’ parka from ThruDark, all powerfully-built and primed to survive shocks, knocks and any misfortune that might come your way. Take a look…
Shifting gears: 2024 Polestar 2 Electric Car
For the 2024 model year, the Scandi-based sustainable transport titan has brought more power, performance and range to its premium compact EV. This is more than a facelift; it’s all-new electric motors, more powerful batteries and — for the first time in a Polestar — rear-wheel drive.
2024 Polestar 2 Electric Car
High-stepping: Edward Green ‘Govan’ Chelsea Boots
Tough, rough and rugged, these waxed suede Chelsea boots are as dependable and masculine as slip-on stompers come. With sturdy Dainite soles and a softly curved, classically English shape, they’re an elegant take on a traditional work boots.
Edward Green ‘Govan’ Chelsea Boots
Raise a glass: The Last Drop Distillers Release No.28 Whiskey
With only 1,458 bottles produced — all at a heady, heavy ABV of 60.7% — this 28th release from The Last Drop Distillers has deep, dark fruit, figs, and dates on the nose, candy and orange peel on the palate and a long, luscious and sweet vanilla-y finish.
The Last Drop Distillers Release No.28 Whiskey
Making waves: Fliteboard Ultra L
The third series of Fliteboard’s inimitable, wave-skimming surfboard includes the ‘Ultra L’ — the world’s lightest eFoil. It utilises the lightest battery on the market (the Flitecell Nano), and the world’s first interchangeable propulsion system (Dual Drive) allows riders to seamlessly swap between propeller or jet power.
Fliteboard Ultra L
Fresh start: Chanel Allure Homme Sport All-Over Spray
It’s a new way to wear an iconic fragrance. Into a light mist spray, Chanel has infused the subtle scent of its aquatic, woody ‘Allure Homme Sport’ aftershave. And, thanks to Japanese green citrus extract — an ingredient developed by the French fashion house — you’ll feel fresh all day.
Chanel Allure Homme Sport All-Over Spray
Time will tell: Hamilton Jazzmaster Face-2-Face III
Limited to only 999 pieces, and equipped with a round rotating 44mm case, Hamilton’s latest Jazzmaster is an understated interpretation of the inventive flipping watch case concept. One dial is a time-telling face sporting chronograph functions; the other features measurement scales and an exhibition movement.
Hamilton Jazzmaster Face-2-Face III
Soft touch: Pantherella ‘Aspen’ Scarf
Named for Colorado’s most flocked-to ski resort, this ultra-soft scarf from leading sockmakers Pantherella is actually inspired by the British brand’s popular ‘Waddington’ cashmere rib socks. Featuring a sophisticated reversible double-faced design, this ‘mink melange’ colour is versatile in the extreme.
Pantherella ‘Aspen’ Scarf
Spin the wheels: Land Moto ‘District’ Scrambler
One of the most versatile, two-wheeled, on-and-off-road EVs we’ve ever clapped our adventuring eyes on, this scrambler from Ohio-based Land Moto has an easy-to-remove battery to avoid theft. With a range of up to 120 miles, it’s a pioneering piece of road-tripping kit.
Land Moto ‘District’ Scrambler
Zero hour: ThruDark ‘End of Days’ Parka
Its name may be a little apocalyptic — but ThruDark’s latest piece of robustly-crafted outerwear is created to survive the end of the world. Stitched together from eVent 3L fabric, abrasion-resistant Dyneema and high-tenacity Cordura, it’s made of seriously tough stuff.
ThruDark ‘End of Days’ Parka
Look sharp: New & Lingwood Double Breasted Wool Coat
Lastly, a very different type of coat. From New & Lingwood, this sophisticated navy piece of formal outerwear shares just one thing with ThruDark’s coat above; its quality of construction. Buggy lined, half-belted and 100% wool, it’ll cut a wintertime dash.
New & Lingwood Double Breasted Wool Coat