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WHAT : A portable Bluetooth speaker that stands out from the rest WHY : Another cutting-edge design from B&O In a saturated mobile Bluetooth speaker market, it takes a forward-thinking company...
These fine libations make superb gifts and are sure to lift your spirits this holiday season…
WHAT : Lightweight carbon-fiber ski poles WHY : Poles should help you maneuver, not weigh you down These carbon-fiber, fiery red poles weigh just 18.3 ounces per pair—30 percent lighter yet six times...
WHAT: Wooden travel SUP paddle WHY: Handcrafted with a beautiful design for stand-up paddleboarding Made from Peruvian walnut, red cedar, and guanacaste, the Deppen Lalani travel paddles ($469)...
WHAT : Reference-class, planar magnetic headphones WHY : These truly speak volumes When you think of planar magnetic headphones, one of the first companies that will inevitably come to mind is Audeze...
The holiday cheer need not end when you return to work with these extraordinary items…
WHAT : Heavy-duty snow helmet with RECCO avalanche rescue system WHY : There is more to backcountry preparedness than a hard hat Most helmets offer protection in a collision, but the POC Receptor...
WHAT : A comfortable and deceiving paddling dry suit WHY : Protection from all the dangers the water can throw at you (except capsizing) The Stohlquist Shift ($899) might look like a pant-and-jacket...
WHAT : Headphone amp/DAC WHY : High-performance musicality that will not break the bank Thanks to some assistance from BMW DesignworksUSA, Audeze has managed to make its first headphone amplifier and...
WHAT : Powder-shredding snowboard WHY : Ginsu-like slicing power for cold and steep declines Designed for the Great White North (and researched and developed in British Columbia, and handmade in...
WHAT : Handmade wooden paddleboard WHY : Reclaimed wood feels right on the water The master shapers at the Maine-based Tidal Roots understand that proper paddling technique is an art. But artful...
WHAT : Customizable dive computer WHY : What you need to surface successfully Made to withstand the roughest underwater conditions, the Suunto Eon Steel dive computer ($1,440) sports a brushed...
WHAT : Fat-tire bike for snow, sand, or dirt WHY : No need to put your bike away for the winter Moots bikes have been hand-built in Steamboat Springs, Colo., since 1981. The company’s most recent...
WHAT : Handcrafted bamboo fly-fishing rod WHY : Cast your fly like a world leader Oyster Bamboo handcrafted rods are made in the United States from a single culm of Tonkin bamboo, with duplicate tip...
WHAT : GPS unit, and more WHY : It is not a good idea to completely unplug in the wild On the slopes or backcountry trails, the DeLorme inReach Explorer ($380) is much more than just a GPS tool. If...
WHAT : Race-ready road bike made with aviation-grade carbon WHY : Taking it to the streets does not have to slow you down Cicli Pinarello was founded in 1953 by the former professional cyclist...
WHAT : Quintessential essential fly-fishing reel WHY : Modern-day construction meets vintage craftsmanship for an age-old angling standby This nicely evolved specimen of a classic reel design is the...
Discommon Bottle Opener: $140 A perfect stocking stuffer sure to please any self-respecting brew-lover, the Discommon bottle opener is constructed of aerospace aluminum and is ergonomically designed...
WHAT : A complete cross-country skiing setup WHY : It is the total package Cross-country skiing does not have to be a walk in the park. For those who consider Nordic-style skiing to be less exciting...
WHAT : Professional-grade, heirloom-quality knife WHY : Made by a guy who really knows his blades Yoshikazu Ikeda has been making hand-forged knives and swords for more than 40 years. He currently...
WHAT : Sleek earbuds with unique driver architecture WHY : Tesla-driven sound As one of many of Astell&Kern ’s recent collaborations with high-end headphone manufacturers, the recently released...
WHAT : Handmade Italian golf bag WHY : The bag will distract the rest of your foursome from your game If the accessories are as much fun as the game for you or your favorite golfer, then this is your...
WHAT : Precision-engineered ceramic grill/smoker/oven WHY : A grill that sears and smolders Whether smoking a brisket, grilling a steak, or baking a pizza, the highly engineered yet traditionally...
Keep the dapper men in your life stylish with Dom Vetro sunglasses, a Berluti wallet, and more…
WHAT : Environmentally friendly, durable hollow-core surfboards WHY : Reclaimed wood and driftwood are suited for surfing Seeking an alternative to foam-core, plastic-coated surfboards—which are...
Established in Rome in 1896, steps away from the Spanish Steps, Eleuteri began as a pasticceria (Italian for pastry shop) before focusing on antiques and eventually vintage jewelry. Today, Eleuteri...
Originally published in the November issue of Robb Report as “ Barrel Roll ” Sandeman extends its series of commemorative releases with a 50-year-old, single-cask port. Tawny ports—traditionally...
Italian shipbuilder Evo Yachts has added its own twist on the expanding cockpit with the new Evo 43 , recently launched at the Cannes Yachting Festival and also seen at the Monaco Yacht Show . Wider...
Why Go: After nearly $100 million and six years of renovations, Lausanne’s grand dame Royal Savoy Lausanne is back. Until recently, the 1909 hotel sported pastel wallpaper and brown-tiled bathrooms,...
There is plenty of quintessential British charm to be found in Dunhill London’s Albany Collection of bags. Inspired by old English locks and named after a mansion in London’s Piccadilly Circus, the...

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