Hublot Classic Fusion Special Edition ‘London’
Hublot loves many things: football, ambassadors and over-the-top proportions to name just a few. Now it’s adding London to its list of likes with a city-specific special edition of the Classic Fusion. With a monochromatic Union Jack emblazoned on the dial and a touch of velvet tartan on the strap, the big, 45mm black ceramic watch isn’t exactly subtle, but it is patriotic. A watch for the Brexiteers amongst us.
Linley Vice Box
We all have our vices; indulging in them is the only reason anyone goes to Las Vegas. Thanks to the ever-inventive British artisans of Linley however, you don’t need a trip to Sin City to get your gambling fix in style. Housing the triumvirate of gentlemanly vices that are smoking, drinking and gambling, the Vice Box holds a whisky decanter, four tumblers, chips, cards and a cigar holder complete with cutter. The entire thing is finished in stunning marquetry depicting the four card suits. Poker night will never be the same again.
Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance
Small and sleek as it may be with its cool Scandinavian style, the Beosound Balance punches well above its weight in the acoustic stakes. Combining a solid wooden base, a knitted textile wrap, and blasted aluminium accents, it’s as much an interior design feature as it is a wireless speaker, but with all the clarity and power you’d expect from B&O. It sounds as good as it looks and looks as good as it sounds.
Rolls-Royce Dawn Silver Bullet
Sure the Bentley Mulliner Bacalar made a splash with its gold bodywork, but we prefer going for silver – at least in the case of Rolls-Royce’s answer to the limited edition open-top speedster. Taking inspiration from the famous silhouettes of the 1920s, the Rolls-Royce Dawn Silver Bullet is set to be a beautiful take on the marque’s lauded vintage glamour. There’s no announced price yet but only 50 will be available, ensuring that this’ll be a rarefied ride even by Roller standards.
Montblanc MB 01 Wireless Headphones
It was only a matter of time before Montblanc aimed its many-stringed bow at the realm of audio, and its latest travel accessory hits a high note. The MB 01 Wireless Headphones aim to play with the big boys, combining audiophile sound with a 20-hour battery life and, importantly for the crying baby on a flight, noise cancelling. Throw in a luxurious finish and plenty of Montblanc’s signature leather and you have a pair worthy of the Montblanc star.
Bugatti Chiron Pur Sport Coupe
How do you make the earth-shattering Bugatti Chiron even faster? Just ask the Chiron Pur Sport Coupe. It’s lighter than the base model, shifts gears quicker and has been given all-round better handling, leading to a phenomenal driving experience dubbed ‘the purest Bugatti ever’. As for the top speed, it’s been electronically-limited to 218mph; God knows where it would be if it was let off the leash. Only 60 of the new car will be available, for a cool $3.5m each.
Raffles Maldives Meradhoo Resort
This is the kind of thing that’ll make you look forward to self-isolation. Provided you can make the flight out there, Raffles Maldives Meradhoo is offering you run of the resort, allowing you to book out the entire two-island, 21-villa property to yourself. That includes use of the house yacht, custom menus for every meal and pretty much whatever else you want from an island paradise. Available for up to 70 guests for five days and four nights, all for $1m. If there’s a better place to ride out the current crisis, we’ve not found it yet.
Louis Vuitton Tambour Curve Flying Tourbillon
Once again Louis Vuitton is flexing its often underrated watchmaking chops with the latest haute horology take on its signature Tambour timepiece. With a case made from advanced CarboStratum, an ultra-lightweight and resistant material, and equipped with a tourbillon, it’s an incredible-looking flash of contemporary watchmaking at its finest. Powered by the LV 108 hand-wound calibre this is one of the most important luxury houses making a serious watchmaking statement. Oh and it’s also available set with diamonds, because why not?
$208,000, $322,000 with diamonds, uk.louisvuitton.com