Persol 649 Series Sunglasses

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Persol’s 649 series sunglasses were originally designed in 1957 for use by the tram drivers of Turin, it wasn’t long before iconic Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni wore a pair of 649s in the cult classic “Divorce, Italian Style” – leaving Persol struggling to keep up with demand. The Italian company was founded in 1917 to…

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Aero Leather Northeaster Jacket

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The Northeaster Jacket is made by Aero Leather, a Scottish company renowned for their classically-styled gear that’s been worn in countless Hollywood films over the years. Each jacket is made by one highly skilled leatherworker from start to finish. There’s no production line and no machinery other than traditional sewing machines. Aero Leather designed the…

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Belstaff Classic Tourist Trophy Jacket

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The Belstaff Classic Tourist Trophy Jacket is a timeless British design that’s been updated for the 21st century, with new CE EN 1621-12:2012 armour in the shoulders and elbows, and a pocket for an optional back protector. Each jacket is made from hard-wearing bovine waxed leather with 1.0mm to 1.1mm thickness, there’s a breathable cotton…

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Montblanc Timewalker Rally Timer 100

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The new Montblanc Timewalker Rally Timer 100 is essentially two timepieces in one. It can be clicked into a strap and be used as a wristwatch, it also has twin built in legs at the rear so that it can be propped up on its own as a desktop clock. The design takes clear inspiration from…

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Vintage Heuer Camaro

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The Heuer Camaro was first offered for sale in 1968, and it disappeared from catalogues in 1972 – giving it a relatively short production run, resulting in it now being quite a rare watch. The manually-wound chronograph shares some familial similarity with the far more famous Heuer Monaco, Heuer Monza, and Heuer Carrera. It’s powered…

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The Wythe Motorcycle Jacket

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The new Wythe Motorcycle Jacket is the result of a collaboration between Jane Motorcycles and Cardinal Motors – two iconic New York motorcycle garages with global reputations. Each Wythe is made from a combination of soft Italian calf skin on the torso, American horsehide on the shoulders and elbows, and lambskin on the collars and…

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Belstaff Raleigh Jacket

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The Belstaff Raleigh Jacket has been designed to carry forward the heritage of the company that was first founded in England in 1924, to sell some of the very first purpose built motorcycle jackets. Despite its classic styling, the Raleigh Jacket includes modern removable CE-ceritifed soft protection in the shoulders and elbows, with a pocket…

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Omega Speedmaster Professional “Moonwatch”

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The Omega Speedmaster Professional Moonwatch is a modern re-issue of the Omega 1861 calibre manual-winding chronograph movement that was worn on the Moon by each of the Apollo astronauts from the 11th mission onwards. Omega ships the Moonwatch in a presentation box which contains a “NATO” strap, a strap for astronauts (you never know when…

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Land Rover HUE 166 Cuff Links

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HUE 166 was the license plate number of the world’s oldest Land Rover – the first one that was made and the ancestor of all the modern examples you see on the road everyday. It’s become affectionally known as “Huey” by the Land Rover faithful, and it’s even made an appearance in the trim of…

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1972 Volvo P1800E

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There aren’t many who’ll disagree with me when I say that the Volvo P1800 is one of the most beautiful cars of all time. Its 1950s jet-age styling and fascinating history have made it a favourite with enthusiasts for decades, and surprisingly they’re still in almost-affordable territory. The P1800 project began in the late 1950s,…

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Schott Perfecto Irving Jacket

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The original Schott Perfecto Jacket was introduced in the 1940s, it was initially known as the One Star, and it shot to fame when Marlon Brando wore it in the 1951 film “The Wild One”. It became so synonymous with counterculture in the ’50s that some high schools in the USA banned students from wearing…

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Autodromo Stradale Automatic

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The Autodromo Stradale Automatic is one of the original signature timepieces from Autodromo – and it’s one of the designs that launched them into the zeitgeist of horological enthusiasts worldwide. The styling of the Stradale is influenced by the dashboard instruments of ’60s era berlinettas, and the strap is modelled after the interior of Italian…

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