The Thursday Cocktail Recipe

1½ ounces Citadelle gin
¾ ounce Cocchi Americano
¾ ounce fresh lime juice
¼ ounce rich simple syrup (2:1)
1½ ounces fresh cantaloupe juice
Mint sprig

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the gin, Cocchi, lime juice and simple syrup. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass filled with ice. Add the cantaloupe juice to the glass and fill to the rim with soda. Gently stir to combine. Garnish with the mint sprig and serve.


Christian Louboutin At His Home and Studio in Paris

Todd Selby recently took a trip to shoe and bag designer Christian Louboutin’s Home and Studio in Paris, France. The imagery provides a glimpse into the life of the designer, showcasing things such as the interior design of his home to an outstanding footwear collection that’s brought him to international acclaim. The photos are accompanied by a short interview with Mr. Louboutin as well. Head to The Selby for all the goods.


Pierre Hardy

Right on schedule, Pierre Hardy's regularly updated Chukkas get a refresh for Spring adding a perfect splash of neon contrast against the taupe suede upper and white soles. Definitely a must have if you've always wanted a spiced up pair of desert boots. $450, Mr. Porter


Every man should have great knife...


Busy as ever, Best Made has hit the ground running for 2013 and have another great release for you seafaring explorers, the Rigging Knife. The heavy duty knife has a rosewood handle attached to a hand-whipped rope lanyard, and is encased in a 6.5oz bridle leather sheath. $210, Best Made



The Sunday Ride..


Originally previewed as the Concept Style Coupe, the CLA is a new sedan sharing its styling cues from the CLS in sporty, more compact silhouette. The coupe-like four-door will arrive on our shores as the CLA 250 with a turbocharged 208 hp, 258 lb-ft 4-cylinder engine which will also come in a 4MATIC version and both will include a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. The CLA will arrive in the Fall of this year with the 4MATIC arriving in Spring 2014. Mercedes




Panerai's unveils its latest and greatest at the Salon International de la Haute Horlogerie watch show today and you better believe they've got some showstoppers on hand for 2013. A few highlights from the new collection include the new and colorful Luminor 1950 Regatta 3 Days Chrono Flyback Titanio, the black ceramic Luminor Submersible 1950 3 Days Automatic Ceramica, and the incredible Pocket Watch Tourbillon which features a hand wound skeleton movement with GMT function, a 59mm black ceramic case, and a black ceramic watch chain. Panerai



The round, full-vue MILTZEN, eponymously named after a family uncle, is the frame with the longest lineage. First introduced in the 1930s, and made famous by the likes of Andy Warhol, John Lennon, Harry Truman, and Gandhi (to name a few), this classic P-3 shaped frame revolutionized eyewear.


The Thursday Cocktail Recipe...

Endless Nude Summer 
La Marca Prosecco , Mt, Gay Eclipse rum , Homemade Lemoncello,Peach Puree, old fashioned bitters, splash of orange juice, Mint Leaves garnish


Apolis just released the perfect cap for the winter, the new Wool Camp hat. Styled on a classic, military-style five panel, the hat is made from virgin wool flannel that's woven in Canada and has a bill with a tan Nappa leather top and wax cotton bottom. $68, Apolis


While its definitely gunning for the quirkiest camera of 2013 award, there's just something about the Canon PowerShot N that's got our attention. With camera companies still following the same formula with every generation, its always nice to see something unique and they PowerShot N definitely does that in spades. The 12 Megapixel compact has a tilt-able 2.8'' inch touchpanel display, 28mm wide angle lens, 1080p video recording, one button smartphone sharing, and built-in WiFi. $300, Canon


Del Toro 2013 Made in Italy Accessories

Del Toro 2013 Made in Italy Accessories
Del Toro looks to expand their current offerings from primarily footwear and accessories such as belts and hats to include fine handmade Italian leather and suede goods. Amongst the latest drops is a Weekender Bag made from brown pebbled Nappa leather with camo perforated suede details and cobalt suede lining as well as a small wallet, card holder and toiletry case.

The items can be had now through Del Toro and other select stockists internationally.


Sunday Drive…


Mercedes adds the finishing touch to its E-Class range with an update to their E Coupe. Hitting showrooms this summer, the newly restyled coupe (also available in a cabrio) gets a bold new frontend, a striking new headlight design, massive air intakes, and a redesigned rear. The car will be available in a 302 hp, V6-powered E350 model, E350 4MATIC, and an E550 with a 4.6L, 402 hp biturbo V8. Mercedes


Whether you use it for business cards or as a wallet, Roberu's latest Card Case is perfect for when you need to carry just enough. The Card Case has got a design that's perfect with its colorful contrast and pockets for all your cards as well as a pocket on the rear for quick access. Roberu



Gold on my Camera…


The Impossible Project gives the ol' SX70 some flashy new duds worthy of King Midas himself with their SX70 Gold Edition. Limited to 35 editions worldwide, the camera features a white body and anodized aluminum gold panels and includes their Color Protection Gold Frame film. $540, Impossible


The Thursday Cocktail Recipe….

Fino Swizzle
Pellet or crushed ice
¾ ounce Luxardo cherry syrup
½ ounce ruby port
½ ounce cognac
¼ ounce fresh lemon juice
2 ounces fino sherry
5 dashes Fee Brothers Whiskey Barrel bitters
Mint sprig

Fill a highball glass one-third of the way full with pellet or crushed ice. Add the cherry syrup, port, cognac and lemon juice. Mix the ingredients with a swizzle stick. Pack the remainder of the glass with ice, then add the sherry. Insert the swizzle stick into the middle of the sherry layer and swizzle just enough to begin to incorporate the flavors. Pack the glass with ice until full, then top with the bitters. Garnish with the mint sprig and a long metal straw. Serve.