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DISCOVER OCTOBER 2018’S COOLEST STUFF
THE MOST STYLISH PRODUCTS AND RELEASES THIS MONTH
Who’s finally packed away their summer gear and flipped their wardrobe for Autumn? By now you should be layering with jackets and experimenting with mid-weight knitwear, not to mention be donning sturdy boots. As usual there’s been a lot of new releases and launches and I’d like to draw your attention to the ones that have caught my eye this month. We have true wireless headphones with patent technology and unisex footwear inspired by a 90s silhouette among others. So, following on from my September roundup, I’ve compiled a list of my favourite products and releases for the month of October 2018 – enjoy.
ADEXE London Watches
Once upon a time, watchmaking was a venerable art form, marked by quality, integrity, and variety. Nowadays, outsourcing has become an industry mantra, where craft, quality and innovation continues to be compromised. ADEXE (pictured above) however, is a timepiece that reflects the spirit of its wearer, distinguishing itself from the mass-produced line of 'more of the same' masses. adexe.co.uk prides itself as a master of this distinguished art form, melding mechanical precision with luxury and aesthetic finesse.
yogifootwear.com footwear can trace its roots back to the late 1990s when, inspired by the unconventional Earth and Roots shoes from 1970s, the brand began to produce premium footwear made in Portugal. True to the original brand’s ethos of using premium materials and clean lines, Yogi’s latest offering of hand crafted, unlined moccasins feature full leather uppers, leather laces and either Vibram or crepe sole units. Handmade at a specialist moccasin factory, Yogi's functional and durable styles delivery comfort and authenticity in equal measure.
Ted Baker x Proporta
Ted Baker has launched its ConnecTed collection, collaborating with technology specialists, proporta.co.uk. Applying Ted Baker’s iconic design to Proporta’s 20 years of tech expertise, two collections of beautifully crafted wireless charging solutions have been created. In a chocolate Italian suede for men and a luxurious rose gold and taupe leather for women, the accessories disguise themselves as this season’s latest fashion accessory and homeware focal point.
David Hampton Richmond Backpack
Handcrafted in fine eco-friendly chrome free leather, beautifully stitched and fully lined with blue and white striped cotton, this leather laptop backpack combines a versatile solution with timeless style. It is equipped with padded adjustable shoulder straps for comfort and a convenient pouch with Velcro closure built into the shoulder strap for easy access to your mobile phone, available at davidhampton.com.
NOMOS Glashütte Orion Neomatik 41
Just this spring, nomos-glashütte.com released its iconic Tangente, Ludwig, and Orion models with an entirely new caliber and integrated date function - and so the Update series was born. One of those revised icons, Orion, is poised for another variation. Joining the white silver-plated dial are two new colour versions: an elegant midnight blue and olive gold, a subtle shade of green with a touch of golden warmth.
Cat Footwear ‘The Intruder’
Iconic 90s workwear label, catfootwear.com launch their Re-Powered unisex collection and campaign for AW18. Reinstating their reputation for innovative, overbuilt and uncompromising footwear. Cemented in the 90s, the Re-Powered collection brings the archive silhouette, 'The Intruder', into current day settings. The collection is made up of three bold, expertly engineered unisex styles; in Black, Star White and Biking Red.
Master & Dynamic MW07
masterdynamic.co.uk redefines the rapidly expanding true wireless earphone sector with the release of the MW07 earphones. Available in four initial colourways, Grey Terrazzo, Tortoiseshell, Steel Blue and Matte Black, each pair is accompanied by an elegant stainless-steel charging case. Featuring premium materials such as handcrafted acetate and stainless steel as well as 10mm Beryllium drivers, the MW07 demonstrates that high tech can also be high design. Two patent-pending technologies ensure best-in-class Bluetooth 4.2 connectivity, superior comfort and personalised fit.
Dickies Life Denim Collection
Denim has been at the core of the Dickies brand since it was established in 1922. Their beginnings were as a bib overall company; it was Dickies’ denim bib that helped cement their status in the workwear world. In the late 20s they went on to add a full line of denim workwear including pants, shirts and jackets, and these early denim pieces have been used as the inspiration behind Dickies' contemporary denim collection which provides the same level of functionality and quality as their early denim products, but with a modern twist. dickieslife.com current denim collection comes in a wide range of different washes and fits to suit the eclectic style choices of the modern world.
Uniqlo x Alexander Wang Collection
Uniqlo this month announced a new collaboration with top New York fashion designer Alexander Wang. The line brings Alexander Wang’s signature design and styling to Uniqlo’s HEATTECH functional apparel, LifeWear, that has kept people warm and comfortable in winter since its debut in 2003. The new men’s and women’s range will be available at Uniqlo stores and through uniqlo.com from this autumn.
Jo Malone x Huntsman
Jo Malone London’s first ever Men’s Collection, launches this month. Four scents, sharply dressed for a new collaboration with Huntsman Savile Row, the bespoke tailor of the highest tradition. The perfect pairing of scents and style, this range brings together four refined fragrances, tailored to the modern man for laidback days, wild nights and everything in-between. They come in a distinctive bottle, decorated with Huntsman’s gold typography and a matte burgundy cap, available at jomalone.co.uk.