Part of Maison Martin Margiela‘s latest spring/summer footwear collection is the unique Vinyl Cork Shoe. Featuring a cork-effect pattern across the woven cotton and vinyl upper, this unique look has been achieved by slightly distressing the vinyl layer. Finished with a rich beige leather lining and beige leather sole, these oxford shoes are equal parts substance and style. Get your pair now for £490 GBP (approximately $750 USD) from LN-CC’s online store.
Turning his attention from robots to statuesque women, Michael Bay was tapped by Victoria’s Secret to direct the latest campaign for the lingerie-centric label. The resulting 45-second high-definition cut sees no shortage of bras and panties as the likes of Candice Swanepoel, Karlie Kloss, Alessandra Ambrosio and the rest of the Angels parade around amongst smoke, Lamborghinis, and graffiti as the campaign asks “What Is Sexy?” Enjoy the answer above.
The New York City-based luxury label Marc Jacobs is going to launch a fresh new scent this August, Honey. Marc Jacobs has been working with Ann Gottlieb (the nose behind Calvin Klein’s Obsession, CK One and Christian Dior’s J’adore) and fellow perfumier Annie Buzantian (concocter of fragrances for Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren and Azzaro) on a new flanker scent to last year’s Dot fragrance, set to be unveiled as Honey. According to WWD, the scent, which will arrive in stores in the late summer, “has top notes of pear, fruity punch and juicy mandarin; a heart of orange blossom, peach nectar and honeysuckle, and a drydown of honey, golden vanilla and smooth woods.” The parfum will appear in 30, 50 and 100 ml sprays as well as a shower gel and body lotion.
If consumers want crossovers and SUVs (as all sales charts suggest), why should premium carmakers like BMW disagree? The brand with the roundel logo is keen to capitalize on the growth of this segment, something that is evident from the sales of its X-series models, which now account for one in every four new cars it delivers worldwide. Today, the Bavarian carmaker previewed its second SAC model in the form of the X4 Concept, a couple of weeks ahead of its world premiere at the Shanghai Auto Show in China on April 21th.
Polish your glasses! Ewelina Olczak is 22 years old, and she has been modelling for the past 8 years. The beautiful Polish beauty loves swimming and she does it every single day. She also loves playing tennis, yoga, writing poems and traveling. That’s a nice mix. Ewelina feels very comfortable in front of the camera, but who wouldn’t with those perfect measurements. Luckily, most of the time she gets featured in lingerie and swimsuit spreads. We’ve gathered 30 hottest photos of her in the gallery after the jump. [See More]
Hiding your TV in kitchen island can be an easy solution to your kitchen entertainment challenges. At the touch of a button you can silently lower a hidden TV into view and gain instant access to all of your favorite shows while cooking. With Nexus21’s kitchen lift capacity of up to 250 pounds, kitchen designers are now able to fully utilize the lost storage space on your kitchen island, in commonly unused corners and in kitchen islands. Bon Appétit!
Having produced several versions of its highly recognizable four-counter in-line chronograph, the Swiss watchmaker Eberhard has now released a model designed for pure durability. The Chrono 4 Géant “Full Injection” (around $12,000 USD) is subjected to a special process to saturate its steel case with carbon, thereby creating a harder, more scratch-resistant material. The case is then coated with a diamond-like carbon treatment for color. The watch also boasts water resistance up to 200 meters and a textured rubber strap.
Think the Kentucky Derby was your only excuse to visit Louisville this year? Think again. You'll likely be flying into the city to go fetch a bottle of Jim Beam Distiller's Masterpiece ($200 USD). This limited-edition release is available only at the Jim Beam American Stillhouse in Clermont, KY, roughly 30 minutes outside Falls City. As for the booze itself, it's a potent 100-proof, extra-aged in the optimal rack-house position as determined by Master Distiller Fred Noe, and then finished in PX sherry casks to give it a unique dynamic all its own. Smooth, rich, and full-bodied, it will arrive in its own wooden case that's sure to become a highlight of your liquor shelf.
Porsche pulls the curtain on its first plug-in hybrid, the new 2014 Panamera S E-Hybrid ($100,000 USD). The sporty sedan is powered by a 416 hp engine that couples its gas engine with a 95 hp electric motor that helps the Panamera reach up to 80 mph in full-electric mode while traveling up to 20 miles on electric power alone. As for speed, 0-62 arrives in 5.5 seconds and it can hit a top speed of 167 mph. Enjoy.
Veteran model Sonia Vera has graced the pages of countless magazines (Maxim, FHM) as well as your television set (Deal or No Deal, Price is Right) and the stage of the Miss Venezuela pageant. So we were only too happy when she agreed to model her signature line of travel-inspired swimwear for World’s Most Beautiful. Enjoy.