Editor’s Picks: Porsche Unseen, Hamilton Wristwatch and Laphroaig Beer
From the latest pair of Bang & Olufsen earphones to Ferrari’s new hybrid convertible, this is what we want this week…
Like bolts from the blue, this week’s best new product launches landed with neither drama nor declaration. Whether it was a fresh pair of earphones from Bang & Olufsen, a lip-smacking, whisky-tinged beer from Laphroaig or the latest hybrid convertible from Ferrari, these top-tier reveals sped onto the scene from nowhere.
And many of these bolts are even blue-hued themselves. The Ferrari is finished in a shade the carmaker calls ‘Blu Corsa’, Luca Faloni’s latest shirt is buttoned up in a tasteful turquoise and Hamilton’s new field watch features a two-tone navy dial. Take a look below…
Turn it up: Bang & Olufsen ‘Beoplay EX’ Earphones
Wireless earphones, for all their portable, practical benefits, can be tricky to keep in your ears. Thankfully, the latest from Bang & Olufsen are built around a stem-based design that ensures a stable fit. Finished in the eclectically-named shade of ‘Anthracite Oxygen’, they feature adaptive ANC and a fully waterproof design.
Bang & Olufsen ‘Beoplay EX’ Earphones
Feeling blue: Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Automatic
The latest iteration of Hamilton’s hardwearing field watch, the new ‘Khaki Field Titanium’ is a masterclass in affordable, understated watchmaking. At its hardy heart is the H-10 calibre; an ever-reliable three-hand movement with a superior power reserve of 80 hours.
Hamilton Khaki Field Titanium Automatic
Button it: Luca Faloni Brushed Cotton Shirt
You can identify a Luca Faloni shirt from sixty sun-soaked strides. It’s that ‘paramontura’ collar, cut from one effortlessly elegant stretch of brushed cotton and finished with mother-of-pearl buttons. Handmade in Bergamo, this latest addition to the collection is a vision in bold ‘petrol’ blue.
Luca Faloni Brushed Cotton Shirt
Raise a glass: Innis & Gunn x Laphroaig 'Islay Whisky Cask’ Ale
An exciting launch for lovers of both beer and whisky, Scottish beer brand Innis & Gunn has revealed its latest innovation; a 7.4% Scottish red ale which this year, has been slowly matured in rare, Laphroaig single malt whisky casks. Expect rich, decadent notes of brine, coconut and pear.
Innis & Gunn x Laphroaig 'Islay Whisky Cask’ Ale
Top down: Ferrari 296 GTS Hybrid Convertible
‘The epitome of driving pleasure’. That’s how the famed Italian carmaker describes its latest launch. And they might be right. The mid-engined hybrid convertible has 819 fearsome horsepower, ‘Multimatic’ adjustable shock absorbers, carbon fibre trim elements and will take you from 0-62mph in 2.9 seconds.
Ferrari 296 GTS
Over hot coals: Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub
If the art of barbecuing is a little too ‘fire and brimstone’ for your modern sensibilities, why not turn up the heat with some choice tech accessories? From Weber, this step-by-step grilling assistant sends notifications directly to your smartphone, on everything from a food-readiness countdown, to when it’s time to flip.
Weber Connect Smart Grilling Hub
Double feature: Epson ‘EF-12’ Smart Laser Projector
With Android TV and speakers from Yamaha, this Epson projector packs a pixel punch. Thanks to the Japanese brand’s 3CLD technology, you can supersize whatever content you choose to project onto a crystal clear 150-inch display. Now you must just decide what to watch…
Epson EF-12 Projector
Dive in: CDLP 'Spearmint' Swim Shorts
Available in two distinct textures — smooth satin twill and crisp plain-weave — these bold, bright swim shorts from CDLP are ideal for summer. We’d recommend the smooth twill option; cut from Econyl (a nylon fibre repurposed from landfill and ocean waste) and lined with ultra-breathable mesh.
CDLP 'Spearmint' Swim Shorts
Shifting gears: 'Porsche Unseen' Coffee Table Book
Previously kept under wraps, this colossal coffee table book pulls back the dust sheet on the iconic German carmaker’s hallowed design studio. Documenting the studies and prototypes dreamt up by designers between 2005 and 2019, author Jan Baedeker even talked with Head of Design Michael Maue.
'Porsche Unseen' Coffee Table Book
Brush up: Dr Sebagh Foaming Cleanser
Gentleman’s Journal recently teamed up with the world-renowned Dr Sebagh to create the ultimate grooming kit for modern men. Among the offerings is this; a foaming cleanser that removes dirt and debris without disturbing the skin’s barrier function.
Dr Sebagh Foaming Cleanser
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