This week, we’re going off-road. We’re lacing up some chunky-soled, bold boots from Tod’s — and firing up the latest three-wheeled collaboration between the Morgan Motor Company and resortwear label Orlebar Brown.
Elsewhere (but still off the beaten path), we’re charging down mountain tracks with an electric motocross bike from Cake, zipping up Barbour’s new weatherproof jacket and washing everything down with a fine whisky from a windswept, wild Highland distillery. Wrap up warm, and take a look…
Raise a glass: The Glendronach ‘Parliament’ 21-Year-Old Whisky
Up in the rolling Highland hills, you’ll find The Glendronach distillery — home to fine whiskies and many, many rooks. These birds, collectively called a ‘parliament’, give their name to the brand’s 21-year-old expression; a sherry-casked single malt brimming with notes of golden syrup, cedar wood and walnuts.
The Glendronach ‘Parliament’ 21-Year-Old Whisky
Shine bright: De Beers ‘RVL’ Cord Bracelet in White Gold
Threading together rugged and refined styles, this bracelet from the British-based jeweller offers modern men the chance to wear precious gems in a subtle, sophisticated way. Rows of pavé-set diamonds are set into a strip of 18k white gold and tied onto an adjustable cord bracelet.
De Beers ‘RVL’ Cord Bracelet in White Gold
Zip it: Barbour x and wander 3l Waterproof Jacket
The esteemed British heritage brand has collaborated with Japanese outdoor fashion label ‘and wander’ to create a wardrobe of rugged, reliable performance wear. This jacket is our favourite piece; and features a pertex fabric construction, reflective stitching and a concealed press stud placket.
Barbour x and wander 3l Waterproof Jacket
Wind up: Patek Philippe Aquanaut from Watchfinder & Co.
This week, the pre-owned luxury watch specialist has opened a boutique at Bicester Village. And this new outpost of Watchfinder & Co. has every brand aficionado covered; with models from Omega, Rolex and more in stock. Our eye was caught by this Patek Philippe — with a rubber composite strap, sporty case and black embossed dial.
Patek Philippe Aquanaut from Watchfinder & Co.
Popping corks: eto Wine Decanter in Graphite Steel
This award-winning, air-displacing decanter works by sealing away any excess air, which slows oxidisation and preserving your wine when it’s fully closed. Then, when you do decide to decant some more of the good stuff, the long funnel reawakens every subtle note and aroma before it hits the bottom of your glass.
eto Wine Decanter in Graphite Steel
Bubble over: Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition
Since 1843, the House of Krug has created each new Édition of Krug Grande Cuvée with the same passion and meticulous approach to the craft. This 164th bottling is exceptionally fresh and suffused with the finest bubbles — and fizzes with aromas of toasted bread, baked apples and hazelnut nougat.
Krug Grande Cuvée 164ème Édition
Step up: Tod’s Ankle Boots in Leather
As the high-stepping, hard-living party season arrives, you should be seeking out a pair of shoes that lace together comfort and style in equal wintry measure. These bold boots, from Tod’s, feature a chunky lugged rubber outsole, fine smooth leather uppers and eye-catching high-contrast laces. As stylish as they are sturdy.
Tod’s Ankle Boots in Leather
Cross hairs: Bamford ‘Edition 1’ Shampoo
How often should a man wash his hair? It’s a question that often gets us into a lather — but this daily cleansing and conditioning shampoo from Bamford (formulated with scents including wood smoke, warming amber and leather) gives us a definitive, sweet-smelling answer.
Bamford ‘Edition 1’ Shampoo
Joy ride: Cake ‘Bukk’ Electric Motorcycle
Featuring a newly developed drivetrain, with a 72V battery and 16kW motor, this slick, stripped-back two-wheeler from Cake is built using the finest aircraft-grade alloys, custom Öhlins suspension and chunky motocross tyres. Only 50 will ever be made.
Cake ‘Bukk’ Electric Motorcycle
Turn it up: KEF ‘Mu7’ Headphones
Designed by the British brand’s long-term collaborator, Ross Lovegrove, these new over-ear headphones from KEF blend form and function in one fell and harmonious swoop. There’s a hidden touchpad on the right ear cup, sophisticated smart active noise cancellation and the choice of two grey coloursways; charcoal and silver.
KEF ‘Mu7’ Headphones
Call to adventure: Morgan x Orlebar Brown ‘Super 3’ Sports Car
We love the Morgan Motor Company. We love resortwear label Orlebar Brown. So what’s not to love about this phenomenal three-wheeler? Detailed with geometric pattern luggage racks, red bungee cords and graphics applied to the sideblade mirrors, it’s got a bespoke sunshade canopy and lashings of charm.
Morgan x Orlebar Brown ‘Super 3’ Sports Car
Rate of knots: New & Lingwood Knitted Tie
Available at the Gentleman’s Journal Shop — where you’ll find a whole host of party season essentials and accessories — this knitted tie is woven from navy silk and playfully punctuated with contrast-coloured dots. Wear it to your Christmas party, wear it to a winter wedding, wear it back into the office come the new year.
New & Lingwood Knitted Tie