Hype Means Everything

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On a very a cold day a few weeks ago, I had a lot of fun doing this modest shooting for well know sneaker brand Onitsuka Tiger. Despite the freezing wind, I was pretty happy to exchange my worn-out loafers for a fresh pair of bouncy sneakers and pose, walk, run, jump and sometimes seat to feature those burgundy Shaw Runner. After the shoot was over, I kept the sneakers on until I had to go to bed. Soles don’t lie! So comfy and pretty good looking! I guess my Reeboks and Nikes and Vans have to be worried for they’re going to spend a lot more time piled up in my closet…

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Sunday Girls: the girls we would like to bring home Sundays and present to the family. This week, you’ll need a king size bed for we have Lara Stone, Rita Ora, Milla Jovovich, Tyra Banks, Kendall Jenner, Liu Wen, Naomi Campbell, Miley Cyrus, Cindy Crawford, Vanessa Hudgens, Miranda Kerr & Ciara. Yup. A KING SIZE BED. Pics courtesy of W Magazine March 2014 by Mert Alas & Marcus Piggott.

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Just when my Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille is running low, I realise there’s a new baby in the Tom Ford Private Blend collection. Tobacco Oud is Tom Ford’s latest take on a masculine eau de parfum with dirty, ashy, smoky scents. Although I’d have a hard time dismissing my current Tobacco Vanille, I love how frank and however pretty unclear this scent is. I couldn’t put it better than a US guy who reviewed the scent: “Masculine as heck, like I just hid some freshly wrapped cigars in my well-worn flannel shirt after toasting a visiting neighbor with some well-hidden stash of whisky in my garage (don’t tell the wife) after chopping some wood for my fireplace.” Or put it funnier than this… passionate Youtuber:

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We all have a secret passion for architecture: some of us are into historical buildings and monuments, while the rest remains astounded in front of cutting-edge futuristic designs. Architecture is a knowledge you may want to continually improve with travels and reading books such as 100 Contemporary Architects by Taschen. The good thing about this Taschen book is that it basically gathers the top of the crop of 20th century best architects and their main breathtaking designs. To my opinion, that’s the kind of book you may want to have on your coffee table to enlighten your guests about architecture!

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A collaboration between Jay Z and General Cigar Co., the Comador is a luxury cigar wrapped in a Connecticut Havana leaf and aged and finished in Dominican barrels. Here, in a recent episode of The Blueprint, Life + Times follows the process behind the unique blend from the US to the Dominican Republic.

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Sunday Girls: the girls we would like to bring home Sundays and present to the family. This week, Kristina Tsvetkova shows some bones in front of Khoa Bui‘s lens.

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We like those cool earrings by Givenchy. Shop here

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Hasselblad Digital Camera zoom 2013When Hasselblad goes mainstream! They just launched their “Stellar” line: some well-designed compact digital cameras with an impressive 20MP Carl Zeiss captor and a built-in flash! Shop at Colette

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aquabotix-hydroview-sport-remote-underwater-hd-video-camera-coverHydroView is a remote operated underwater vehicle with a high definition video camera and LED lights that employs motion control technology. Pretty awesome (unaffordable – see here) gadget I guess, but I must say I’d rather dive in with the liquid image diving mask to explore underwater relics and fish!

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