PASPALEY KIMBERLEY BRACELET
Australiana never looked so darn refined with Paspaley’s inspired WA Kimberley ranges bracelet featuring sandalwood baubles and Australian South Sea Pearls. Paspaley has teamed up with the Garvan Institute of Medical Research and has pledged 25% from each bracelet to be donated to the cancer division at the Garvan Institute. This unisex trinket can be yours for AUD980.
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REISS PICTON SUITCASE
We challenge you to find a more elegant and timeless travel companion than Reiss’s Picton Suitcase crafted from white linen with black leather trim. Teaming up with iconic travel accessories company SteamLine Luggage, this aesthetically pleasing wheelie is going to get you into VIP airport lounges without a member pass. The lock clips and buckles all lends it a bohême flair and leaves us gasping goodie goodie bon bon voyage.
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FRED PERRY KINGSTON TWILL
You don’t have to be a tennis pro to look the deal with Fred Perry’s classic plimsoll in cotton twill. Leave the racket at home and stroll down to your local for an afternoon ale or dark ‘n stormy and the ladies will be all over your game. Serve a sweet AUD80 and find your love match sole mate.
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BEARDBRAND SILVER LINE BEARD OIL
Finding a light-weight beard oil with just the right amount of shine and hold can be a bit scratch ‘n go. With the Beardbrand silver line beard oil collection, the lumberjack bush is instantly transformed into a bold and sleek face mane. With a blend of natural oils, many a beard aficionado will attest to its strong taming abilities. The ladies will like its subtle woody fragrances too. Available in a three x 30mL pack for AUD91.
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COACH METROPOLITAN SOFT GYM BAG
Okay gents. This bag is almost too good to hold workout clothes, and your gym shoes should consider themselves lucky getting a ride in such a sweet sweet tote. This iconic US brand delivers with a classic varsity stripe in sport calf leather. It’s so damn good-looking, it’s enough to make a cowboy weep for joy. With good length detachable strap, and soft fabric lining, this bag is gonna put a hush over the locker room when you throw it down boys. Available from AUD1195.
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HTC VIVE VR HEADSET
If steampunk aesthetic was to jump into the future, the HTC Vive Virtual Reality Headset would set the new standard for industrial goggles – except this time, you can move into the future and the past all from the comfort of your living room. A few years in the making, hardcore tech-heads are giving this beauty a double-thumbs up in terms of overall immersive experience, comfort, and hell, you can even wear it over your eyeglasses to boot. With its reality app store, Viveport, offering over a 1,000 out-of-this-world VR experiences; weekend nights at home just got a whole lot sexier. Available from AUD899.
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AESOP PARSLEY SEED HYDRATOR
Freshen up after a long flight with this rapidly absorbing, anti-oxidant hydration lotion to leave your skin feeling plumpalicious. One pump of this pretty herbaceous blend, packed full of rose, lavender and woody oils will leave the crankiest traveler congenial and feely groovy. Get nourished with this 60mL skin elixir for AUD67.00
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BANG & OLUFSEN BEOSOUND 1
Blow your own trumpet with Bang & Olufsen’s wireless speaker system inspired by brass instruments. The Cool Modern Collection BeoSound 1 is portable, with an impressive 360-degree sound performance, a solid aluminum exterior with integrated access to all your streaming services. The brass tone, is also a subtle nod to Art Deco design known as Style Moderne; making this decanter of song a decorative, high-tech, table-top talking point. Available for AUD1961 at selected stores.
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TRONSMART TITAN USB CHARGING STATION
No mid-week flight is complete without a USB charging station stowed in your carry-on luggage. We think this is the best value on the market, for around AUD45 you get a huge 90W output for 5 ports; 18W for each port. Equipped with the latest 2 in 1 Qualcomm Quick Charge it charges three times faster for Quick Charge 2.0 compatible devices. It has a 100V-240V input for world-travelers and while it’s not too pretty, it sure is practical – particularly for flights where in-house entertainment can only be watched on personal devices.
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LENOVO YOGA 910
When your laptop can go from down dog to cobra in one swift transition, you know you’re onto a pretty agile machine. Available in yoga pants Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver, and Gunmetal Grey with accessories (possibly a yoga mat) — this 2-in-1 PC feels as good as it looks. Just 14.3 mm thin, and weighing from only 1.38 kg, this little number features a FHD high-definition, near edgeless touchscreen, with wide-angle IPS display, you’ll see all your documents, photos, videos, games and webpages in breathtaking detail, from every direction while sipping on a Kale juice.
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LUMINOR SUBMERSIBLE 1950 3 DAYS AUTOMATIC
Each year Panerai releases limited edition watches for the blessed few, and its 2017 special edition collection does not disappoint. This bronze wonder features a classic bridge device protecting the winding crown; made of copper and pure tin. It is water-resistant to 300 metres and is fittingly complemented with a nautical leather strap and titanium buckle. With only 1,000 available worldwide, if you’re a pirate with a fondness for finery, this one’s a keeper.
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X12 NECKBAND HEADPHONES
This US company is breaking sound waves with its Klipsch Neckband headphones. Plastic is no longer fantastic as Klipsch is dedicated to encapsulating acoustic technology in premium hand-picked materials, copper accents and fine leather trimmings. Featuring an all-day battery and call vibration alerts, this wireless gem is sure to please the eyes as much as the ears.
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SILK POCKET SQUARE
Start the work week bright with an unapologetic orange Façonnée Grand H Jacquard large H pongee silk pocket square by Hermès. This little 45cmx 45cm number is a sweet AUD255 and may just be the perfect little ticket to get a convo started.
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CORBY BOOT IN EDOARDO CALF LEATHER
We love Bottega Veneta for its unspoken, understated refinement and the Corby Boot is cut for a classic-loving chappy. Crafted from smooth leather with a sleek almond-toe shape, intrecciato side zipper and heel tab makes it easy to slip on; so no need to rush out the door to meet your mates for Sunday brunch at your favourite local. These butch booties will set you back a cool AUD1,220 but we have a feeling it’s going to be one of those items that wears better with age…
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