The Bomb Bar

Bomb Bar

The Bomb Bar is a creation from Oliver Apt – a Canadian company that specialises in slightly unusual homewares. Each of these bars is made from a military surplus ammunition crate with mounting point added to the back and internal walnut shelves fitted, each one measures 46.5 inches long, by 9.5 inches wide, by 14…

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1969 De Tomaso Mangusta

De Tomaso Mangusta 12

The De Tomaso Mangusta would be the first car produced in significant numbers by Alejandro de Tomaso, it used a modified version of the chassis from its forebear – the De Tomaso Vallelunga. Alejandro’s life was a tale of political intrigue, Formula 1 racing and automobile empire building – throughout the ’60s and ’70s he…

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TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 6

TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 6

The TAG Heuer Monaco Calibre 6 is one of the newer iterations of the Monaco line, the series of watches was first unveiled by Heuer (before the TAG takeover in 1985) in 1969. The Monaco was made famous by Steve McQueen who wore one while filming Le Mans in 1971, since then the watch has…

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Porsche 911 Turbo

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Growing up in the ’80s there were 3 cars that invariably sat atop every young boy’s wishlist – the Porsche 911 Turbo, the Ferrari Testarossa and the Lamborghini Countach. Posters of these cars adorned millions of bedroom walls and countless playground arguments were had about the pros and cons of each. I was always a…

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Ferrari 275 GTB

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The Ferrari 275 GTB was the much anticipated replacement to the iconic Ferrari’s 250 series, it was akin to being the singer who had to go on immediately after Aretha Franklin, but the 275 GTB managed it with aplomb. As Ferrari’s new Grand Turismo, much effort was expended improving and modernising the car’s underpinnings, it…

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Waxwear iPad Case by Jack Spade

iPad Case

The Waxwear iPad Case by Jack Spade is made from a thick, durable cotton canvas with a wax-waterproofing treatment originally designed for sailcloth. It has a padded black suede lining and twin stainless steel snaps, the design is understated – potentially useful for those who don’t necessarily want to advertise the fact that they’re carrying an iPad….

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Stelvio Sunglasses by Autodromo

Stelvio Sunglasses Autodromo

Autodromo is a boutique company producing some of the best looking motoring gear in the world, they started out with watches and have since branched out into driving gloves, driving sunglasses and classically styled watch straps. This series of driving sunglasses are named after the Stelio Pass – a renowned road in Europe made up…

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Sterling & Ox Horn Tumbler

Ox Horn Glass

Each Ox Horn Tumbler from Sir Jacks is handmade in England from ethically sourced horn, the rim is made from Sterling silver (.925) and each one measures 4 3/4″ high by 3″ in diameter, making them the perfect size for single malt or bourbon depending on your personal preference. Humans have been drinking from hollowed…

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Top 14 Cars Of 2014

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2014 has been an extraordinary time for classic cars, a slew of new records were set for cars at auction and the market for iconic cars like the Porsche 911 and Jaguar E-Type show no signs of slowing down. This list of top 14 cars of 2014 is compiled using raw website traffic data as…

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Havana Polarised Sunglasses by Persol

Havana Polarised Sunglasses Persol

Persol is one of Italy’s longest surviving eye-wear manufacturers, it was founded in 1917 to make specialised sunglasses and eye-protection for some of the first aviators and race car drivers – interestingly Persol is derived from the Italian words per il sole meaning for the sun. The Havana line of sunglasses by Persol are handmade…

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Ducati 900 SS Imola

Ducati 900SS Imola

The Ducati 900SS Imola is the larger-capacity descendant of the now legendary 750GT-based Ducatis that shocked the world to take a 1-2 finish at the Imola 200 in 1972. Ducati had been better known for their smaller capacity motorcycles up until this surprise victory in the hands of Paul Smart and second place finisher Bruno…

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