Italian jewelry manufacturer BVLGARI celebrates its 125th anniversary with an infamous collaboration with sparkling mineral water maker San Pellegrino. This one-of-a-kind gemstone label will be sold at BVLGARI’s international touring exhibition in Paris, which is running through January 2012. Folks will be able to get their hands on the signature collaboration at many of the top eating establishments in “La Ville-Lumière.”
Being loyal Nikon fans, we’re really excited to hear that the company is releasing a line of mirror less cameras. The Nikon 1 system will consist of two new, extremely versatile cameras — the V1 and J1 — and will also bring forth four new ultra-portable lenses. To compete directly with the NEX-5, PL1, GF-1 and their brethren, the Nikon 1 system will be the perfect blend of image quality, speed and portability. The system’s built from the ground up and comes with some top-notch features.
This leather travel bag from Simon Spurr is one of the finest we’ve ever seen and we mean it. Personally, I’ve always been a fan of the black and gold combination and pairing the bag’s black shell with gold accents just takes it next level. It features two handles, golden zips and hardware, a padlock, an internal laptop or document sleeve, and an embossed Simon Spurr logo on the outside.
One of our favorite neckwear designers, Drakes London, has some phenomenal neckwear for the F/W season. These cashmere ties are made with the utmost detail and will work really well with your layered stylings for the colder months. The ties will also add a burst of color to a wardrobe that’s known to be a bit muted. They’re made by hand in England, are 3.14 inches at their widest point and are available in a few different styles, with each style coming in a range of colorways.
Here’s one of our favorite offerings from visvim for the upcoming Fall 2011 season. The red GORE-TEX shell takes inspiration from a classic M-65 military jacket and also features a drawstring over sized collar with a packable hood for added detail and function. Look for this jacket to be available through select visvim retailers this week as well as through F.I.L. locations in Asia.
Taking inspiration from family safari expedition in Kenya, Savile Row designer Ozwald Boateng unveils his Spring 2012 offerings. “In a nod to an emotional journey, Boateng presents an assortment of weary travellers, pioneers and revolutionaries outfitted in looks that perfectly balance leisure and refinement.” The house’s iconic infusion of color and detailing is apparent throughout, while the collection also blends tradition with innovation. The color palette for Boateng’s vision paints a picture of the vast African landscape with Terracota and orange hues working alongside rich greens and deep indigos. (via Style Salvage)
Qwstion is teaming up with Swiss Airlines to develop an amenity kit that will be distributed to Business Class passengers leaving from Zurich. The Swiss design company has crafted this kit with Swiss International in mind as they’ve integrated Swiss’s world of colour as well as the material used in aircraft seatbelts.
This video from Original Penguin tells the story of the Original Penguin Jacket, a piece that’s the symbol of the brand and its storied history and dates back to 1956. It was lost in the early seventies and then… well we won’t spoil it for you. Be sure to check out the video titled “Big World, One Jacket” below.
The cold weather hasn’t hit the Northeast just yet but we’re sure there are some of you out there that have already experienced the brisk chills. Consider Acne’s Kiruna jacket as a top-notch companion for the winter months ahead as it’s got all the makings of a winter-time essential. It features a zip through front that’s concealed by button fastening and a twin button closure at the neck for added insulation, topped off with a drawstring hood, inside drawstring ties at the waist, two concealed zip chest pockets, two lower front pockets with button flap closure, drawstring hem and contrast lining.