Luxury tech brand Aëdle is certainly in the holiday spirit with special Christmas offerings for anyone who orders one of their VK-1 headphones up until December 31. Each VK-1 comes with complimentary gift wrapping and a personalized greeting card. Personally, we would go with the Classic Edition, because we love the contrast of the brown leather with the virgin aluminum ingot.
Electric bikes aren't really new anymore, as they've been around for a while now. But when a former McLaren engineer designs an electric bike, now that's something we pay attention to. VanDutch's newest electric bike, the Gocycle G2, is a pretty cool high-tech two-wheeler. It has Bluetooth connectivity, which pairs with the Gocycle app and allows you to control your ride, like how fast you want to go and the kind of charge you want.
Chestnuts roasting on an open fire is a Yuletide tradition, but to be honest, the common street snack really isn't the most gourmet way to enjoy the winter treat. To savor the flavor of seasonal chestnuts with the sophisticated added pleasures of pears, mascarpone, and anisette liqueur, the mix-masters from Marie Brizard—French liqueur experts since 1755—developed this elegant dessert that can be prepared in less than an hour.
Absolut Vodka, the fifth largest spirit brand in the world, sells an incredible 11 million cases of vodka a year. But the really amazing part is that every single drop originates within a 75-mile radius of its distillery in Åhus, in southern Sweden. It’s a truly local operation on a global scale, the epitome of what lots of people are preaching these days about sustainability, purity, integrity, and local sourcing—not because it’s trendy, but because that’s how they’ve always done it.
It's been 40 years since Yoko Ono made her unofficial artistic debut (which came with a catalog titled "The Museum of Modern FArt") at the New York Museum of Modern Art with her one-woman show, and come May 17, she will finally get an official exhibit.
Waiting until December to do your holiday shopping is a bit of a nightmare, and even if you do it all online, there's a good chance the gifts won't make it to you in time to wrap and put under the tree. This is where subscription-style gifts are a no-brainer—and no, we don't mean magazines, Mom. Food and liquor is where it's at. There are tons of super cool companies out there that offer subscriptions services that will deliver items to your door that you otherwise may not experience. There's pretty much something for everyone, even that tough "man's man" in your life.
We don't know about you, but with the recent announcements made regarding the casting for the new James Bond film Spectre (Christoph Waltz!), we are really excited to get thrown back in the world of 007. It's just really too bad that we have to wait until November 2015 to finally see it. James Bond 007 Fragrances must have felt our pain though, because they decided to give one lucky reader a little present for the holidays.
As we head into the holidays, the nagging sensation in the back of our minds isn’t how many presents we have left to buy, but more than likely how to get back into shape after eating too much of grandma’s killer apple pie.
The Fast Toys Club may sound like something a 10-year-old boy would start with three of his best friends, but it's actually for adults—and maybe that inner child who still loves model cars. The Los Angeles-based club is basically a vehicle sharing program that allows you to drive exotic cars without having to commit to a purchase.
How about ringing in the new year with a new luxury yacht? Think of it, you could be out on the waters sipping some Champagne from the deck of a 2014 Dyna 52 at the same time everyone else is landlocked and probably making poor decisions.
The Macallan recently revealed that fashion photographer Mario Testino is their fifth Master of Photography (previous incarnations have included Annie Leibovitz and Elliott Erwitt) and this time they did something a little different for their award-winning series. The famed spirits brand chose to bring its foundation stones, The Six Pillars, to life through Testino's vision and distinct style.
Moët & Chandon’s Nectar Impérial Rosé Leopard Champagne is the six-liter limited edition bottle you will want on your table for the holidays. Decorated with 22-karat gold leaf, only 60 bottles were produced worldwide and only five of them were imported to the US from France. The Rose Demi-Sec Champagne brought in renowned French engravers Arthus-Bertrand to create the golden leopard spotted design on each of the bottles, making it an art piece that you can either display or crack open. It may be rare, but you can score one right now from CORX Wines & Liquors if you act fast.
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