We’ve seen iPhone cases done up in a wide range of colors and finishes but Il Bussetto’s leather cases really look and feel more luxurious than most of the others we’ve come across. The shell is made of hand painted leather and features a camera hole and an embossed Il Bussetto logo.
Nowness features this short film highlighting Louis Vuitton‘s new timepiece, the Tambour Minute Repeater. It was crafted in collaboration with Swiss master horologists of La Fabrique du Temps. True to the brand’s renown for handcrafted luxury travel accessories, the watchmakers reveal the complex mechanics employed to display one time while being able, upon request, to chime an alternative ‘home’ time. Video can be found below.
Swiss driver Sebastien Buemi has been an Audemars Piguet brand ambassador for nearly three years now, joining motorsports legend Michael Schumacher, and now he’s been presented with his own version of the Royal Oak Offshore chronograph watch. For almost 20 years, the Royal Oak Offshore has embodied the inexhaustible creativity and technical excellence which the Manufacture has devoted to serving performance and style. It’s a wondrous beauty and one of the finest chronos on the market.
Audemars Piguet presents a 250-piece special series of the Royal Oak Offshore dedicated to the young Swiss champion.
Outlier has entered the travel goods segment with this collaborative effort with Hyperlite Mountain Gear. The Minimal Backpack is waterproof, featherweight and backcountry tough. Expect this piece to handle all the ruggedness of the outdoors as a pair of pants from Outlier would. The shell is made from Nonwoven Dyneema, which is startlingly lightweight, fully waterproof, and ten times stronger than steel.
The Minimal Backpack is made in Biddeford, Maine, USA. Available now on the Outlier Webshop.
GANT Rugger has dropped a leather goods collection which consists of a few key pieces, all of which will be perfect as holiday gifts or personal acquisition. They’re produced by Tärnsjö Tannery, a small family owned company about two hours north of Stockholm, Sweden and one of the few remaining tanneries in Europe where the process is still 100% organic. The end result is of the highest quality possible and features leather that will age and wear beautifully. Every piece is handmade and shows Gant’s passion for quality, value for money and keeping the heritage alive. The collection delivers the goods in two colorways, natural undyed and cognac. The lineup includes a leather slip case, phone cover, card holder and belt.
The goods are available now in limited quantities exclusively online and at GANT stores in New York City. Shop the leather goods collection at GANT.
One of the hardest things to find nowadays is a good looking camera strap to accompany your latest splurge. Portland’s Tanner Goods come through with a few leather camera straps to give us all what we’ve been looking for and then some. They’re constructed from 4/5 oz. Horween Chromexcel leather with each piece burnished, dyed, waxed and stamped with Tanner Goods’ signature mark by hand. They’re available now in a range of finishes through Tanner Goods.
London Undercover really knows how to stay relevant. They’ve been dropping some really impressive umbrellas, all made with people that have a story to tell, one that shows through the final product. This time, they’ve teamed up with Michael Williams of A Continuous Lean for the “New York” umbrella. This is their second drop and features a maple wood handle/shaft, industrial strength frame and a plaid waterproof canopy.
Albam has dropped a few pocket squares into their current F/W lineup, all of which are made from premium Japanese cotton and come in really unique prints. They’re meticulously crafted in England. More shots of the offerings below.