Own the dance floor in Jimmy Choo‘s undeniably suave glitter-finish leather slippers. Crafted in Italy, this leather pair exemplifies the brand’s modern approach to sophisticated dressing ($760).
Saint Laurent‘s luxurious biker jacket injects the iconic style of youthful rebellion with a slick Parisian feel. Constructed from soft, supple black leather, this zipped and studded piece packs attitude and sophistication in equal measures. Wear it with sporty hoodies or in place of a tuxedo jacket and watch your sartorial levels sky-rocket ($4,700).
The deft deployment of eye-catching print is a signature Alexander McQueen move, and this cotton shirt features an abstracted palm-tree design. It has been expertly cut for a streamlined appearance, tailored without a yoke and is finished with a concealed button placket so the pattern goes uninterrupted ($795).
Introduced in 1953, Gucci‘s horsebit loafers have since been added to the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s permanent exhibit as an iconic symbol of luxury and elegance. This rich dark brown pair was crafted in Italy from soft suede. Team them with a tailored blazer and slim-cut trousers to exude Italian suave ($854).
Punctuated with smooth leather, Maison Martin Margiela‘s black canvas tote is an investment in contemporary refinement. Constructed with a useful detachable shoulder strap and multiple pockets, this spacious design is a sophisticated and practical city essential ($1,200).
With its slim fit and collarless design, this Balmain biker jacket exudes rock ‘n’ roll spirit. The standout piece has been crafted in France using the finest leather, with lightly quilted panels over the shoulders and sleeves for definition and amped-up masculine cool ($4,600).
German studio Dettling Architekten has designed the C1 House in Karlsruhe, a city in the state of Baden-Württemberg, in southwest Germany.
Balenciaga has never shied away from making a statement, and with these bright red sneakers you’ll have a piece of the label’s inimitable style. The high tops have been crafted from creased-leather with matching rubber soles for a streamlined appearance ($795).
Belstaff has been making practical clothing for bikers for decades, and the label applies its storied knowledge to a range of luxurious and stylish jackets. This ‘Nottington’ version features articulated sleeves and engraved brass hardware in a nod to the brand’s heritage, while the coated linen-blend canvas and leather trims offer a light, streamlined appearance ($4,095).
Apple continues its tablet dominance with two new iPads: the 4th Generation iPad and the long awaited iPad mini. The 4th Gen iPad ($499) boasts a new A6X processor, Retina display, faster Wi-Fi, and the new Lightning connector. The biggest news of the day will of course be the iPad mini. The mini ($329 – 16GB) will feature a 7.9” screen with 1024×768 resolution, A5 Processor, LTE, it weighs just .68 lbs, and of course, it will come in your choice of black or white. Apple