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Need Some Luxury Stocking Stuffers? Well, Louis Vuitton Have You Covered

When we talked about stocking stuffers, we think cheap products, but in this world of varied social status and financial standing, you can’t really expect everyone to be shoving gifts that cost just a dollar not stockings. That will be very unbecoming for, say, a million. Well, fret not millionaires. Your reputation are covered because, Louis Vuitton has some rather lavish goods perfectly suited as this Holiday Season’s stocking stuffers. Continue reading Need Some Luxury Stocking Stuffers? Well, Louis Vuitton Have You Covered

Luxurious Skis Made In Jackie Chan’s Name Won’t Give You Kungfu Skills

Unknown to most people, Jackie Chan is more than an action movie star known for his slapstick kungfu scenes. He is somewhat of a misfit. For starter, he chose to live in a non-luxury, nondescript building in middle of an industrial area in Hong Kong. He has a huge collection of Chinese teapots and he has a museum where endangered and rare species are preserved. And he also skis. Yup. He does. I am not going to lie. That’s news to me. Anyways, that brings us to this: Jackie Chan Oro-Armaranto Skis, a limited edition skis created by bespoke ski maker, Foil Skis in honor of the action movie star. And it is, in Foil Skis’ tradition, very luxurious. Like super duper luxurious. Continue reading Luxurious Skis Made In Jackie Chan’s Name Won’t Give You Kungfu Skills

James Bond Probably Has Some Use For This Suit-like Wetsuit

Remember how in some James Bond movies, our dear everybody-knows-who-he-is, not-so-secret, secret agent emerged from the sea and swiftly swapped into a tuxedo suitable for ‘infiltrating’ a high society party? Well, If only dear Mr. Bond had Trompe L’Oeil Technical Wetsuit by Thom Browne, he wouldn’t even need a change. He can just step out of water, shake himself dry (or with a towel, whichever pleases him) and proceed to mingle in the highly suspicious party. As you can see, the American fashion designer’s iteration of the wetsuit is anything but casual. Continue reading James Bond Probably Has Some Use For This Suit-like Wetsuit

Adidas Outs New Anti-Fog, Quick-Shift Lenspod System Snowboard Goggle

Adidas has introduced as a pair of snowboard goggle for 2017. Called Adidas Progressor C, this swanky pair of snow sports gear from German sporting gear giant features a Quick-Shift Lenspod System to meet the growing demand for easily interchangeable lenses. Coming from Adidas, there should be no doubt about how gorgeous this pair of snow eyewear looks and so we shall dispense with the praises and whatnot. As for other worthy details, anti-fog lens technology and Adidas’ ClimaCool dynamic ventilation work together to mitigate fogging of the highly durable and scratch resistant Vision Advantage 6 base polycarbonate lens. Continue reading Adidas Outs New Anti-Fog, Quick-Shift Lenspod System Snowboard Goggle

Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Aesthetic is almost like an afterthought in bicycle helmets. Which is not wrong. They had to be functional. Not that bicycle helmets are ugly, but they do look pretty boring. You know. It is like, hey look, a bicycle helmet and you moved on. This is one safety gear that you can’t change much in terms of appearance. The most you can do is to make it more streamlined, make it smarter, probably throw in some lights, or maybe make it collapsible for easy carry and storage. That’s that. However, we heard England-based bike and bike accessories seller, Ribble Cycle, came up with an entirely different and somewhat crazy approach. Continue reading Concept LEGO Minifig’s Hair-inspired Bicycle Helmet Is As Crazy As It Is Cool

Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Imagine a future where the apparels you wear is able to provide you with your body metrics. Perhaps, even measuring blood sugar level and such. The Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear you see here is not that kind of future tech but it is pretty close with as far as active lifestyle is concerned. Billed as a sensor infused smart training apparel, Sensoria Artificial Intelligence Sportswear comes equipped with washable electrodes embedded in its comfy, body climate control Emana Yarn, thus eliminating the need of wearing cumbersome and uncomfortable monitoring straps. By design, it is many steps up the traditional heart monitoring strap. Continue reading Heart Monitoring Sportswear Aims To Prevent Cardiac-related Deaths

Adidas’ Body Fitted Backpack Looks Like A Backpack Of The Future

If you are annoyed by the jiggling keys, wallet and phone while jogging, then you’re doing it wrong. If you have to bring that many things when running, then you should be carrying a low-profile backpack like the Adidas Y-3 Sport Backpack. As the product name suggests, it is designed with active lifestyle in mind. The bag is super low profile (body fitted profile, Y-3 said) and fits your body like a snug fit vest would. In short, it becomes part of you, which makes it look uber futuristic-sleek while not sacrificing functionality and of course, prevent the banging of EDC from happening. Continue reading Adidas’ Body Fitted Backpack Looks Like A Backpack Of The Future

Foil Wants You To Hit The Powdered Slope In Skis With Gold-plated Bindings And 8000-Year Old Wood

If you’re rolling millions a year, you can’t be hitting the alps with regular skis you’d lease from the pro shop, can you? I mean, surely you want your skis to match your financial prowess. Well, I guess not everyone who’s reach will be into such indulgence, however, if you do, Foil Skis may something just right for you. As you may have already noticed, Foil Skis ain’t no ordinary skis; the skis you see here are part of the outfit’s latest bespoke skis and accessories unveiled last year. All told, four creations were introduced, namely, Oro-Nero, Rossastro, Blanco and Moca. Continue reading Foil Wants You To Hit The Powdered Slope In Skis With Gold-plated Bindings And 8000-Year Old Wood

Livall’s Smart Bike Helmet Has Tons of LEDs, Plays Music and Take Calls Too

Leveraging on the technology available today, Chinese company Livall, has created a bicycle helmet that can be truly call high-tech. Dubbed Bling, this smart helmet goes beyond protecting the cyclist’s head in an event of a crash; it also serves to increase the road presence of the cyclist with the use of no less than five LED strips that run along the length of the helmet from the front to the back. There is also a rear-facing flashing indicator that will not only draw the attention of the vehicles behind you, but also double as a turn indicator to let them know of your intention to turn. A built-in 3-axis G-sensor detects fall sustained in a crash and automatically sends an SOS to preset emergency contacts through the companion app installed on your smartphone. Continue reading Livall’s Smart Bike Helmet Has Tons of LEDs, Plays Music and Take Calls Too

Best Made’s American Longbow Goes Back to Basic, Wants You to Shoot Like Our Forebears Did

Just like pilots of past era who flew with little technological aid, the archers of the yesteryear shoots without fancy aids like counterweights, sights or pulleys. It was archery in its purest form, an art, if you will that’s lost to today’s technological advancement. That said, if you appreciate the ancient art of archery, or simply appreciate the beauty of a longbow, untainted by modern day mechanics, then we bet you will love the The American Longbow by Best Made Co.. Yup. Best Made Co. now makes bow and arrow too, and it looks ridiculously awesome. Continue reading Best Made’s American Longbow Goes Back to Basic, Wants You to Shoot Like Our Forebears Did