Emporio Armani 45th Anniversary Capsule Collection

In celebration of Club 21’s 45th Anniversary, Emporio Armani has launched an exclusive capsule collection. The men’s collection comprises of printed T-shirts, shirts, knit jackets and casual sporty pants, updated with the signature eagle logo in a contrasting black and white combination. The collection is available in stores at Pavilion KL and The Gardens Mall.


LighterSaber on Kickstarter

Ever dreamed of having your very own lightsaber?

Expedio Design is proud to present to you the LighterSaber, a prototypical Star Wars-inspired pop culture device you can hold and ignite in your very own hands. Made out of premium zinc alloy and measuring 2.5 cm in diameter and 12.1 cm in length, this customised lighter is wholly inspired by the iconic lightsaber, a pop culture item made famous by the Star Wars movie franchise. Whilst the Jedi’s lightsaber is powered by kyber crystal, the LighterSaber requires only your everyday lithium coin cell batteries. The icing on the cake is the special sound effect of the Lightsaber when the flame of the lighter is ignited.

This is the perfect piece for those who appreciate individuality and quirkiness in all aspects of life; those who have always wanted to hold and feel something intergalactic in the palm of their hands. The distinguishable sound effect is an interesting conversation starter and the perfect tool to scare off uninvited guests from outer space – a dream come true for all Star Wars fans out there!

To those keen on bringing this cool little Star Wars-inspired lighter model to life, check out Expedio Design’s Kickstarter page at https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1513153946/lighter-saber 


Timberland x Madness Take Down collection

Timberland has earlier announced its first ever collaboration with MADNESS, an individual streetwear label founded by Chinese contemporary streetwear icon Shawn Yue, with the launch of a capsule collection that includes the 6″ Gore-Tex® Fabric/Leather Boot TYPE-MD01. Inspired by Timberland’s iconic Yellow Boot, Shawn has infused his personal preferences into the new boots, making it look rugged and functional, yet very lightweight and comfortable to wear.

Timberland has created three more colourways with this new boots silhouette, namely TYPE-TB01, to offer consumers more options. These boots are constructed with a mixed media of water resistant nylon and premium suede leather, and is engineered with GORE-TEX® Performance Comfort technology, which combines durable waterproofness and optimised breathability to offer enduring waterproof protection and optimised climate comfort for outdoor use in changing weather conditions. They have also adopted the Vibram® Morflex™ wedge outsole in white – a casual, lightweight yet durable, stable outsole with wide grooves for self-cleaning and a large surface area that is anti-slippery.


The Handmaid’s Tale Season 2 trailer

Hulu has finally announced the premiere date for the second season for the Emmy-winning The Handmaid’s Tale, starring Elisabeth Moss, who have also recently won a Globe for her role as the show’s fearless protagonist Offred. Beginning in April 2018, the streaming giant will air the first of 13 episodes, with 2017 Emmy winner Reed Morano returning as director, following a pregnant Offred as she fights to secure a better future for her child.


Pos Malaysia Working Dogs stamps collection

Image courtesy of The Star Online


Pos Malaysia Berhad (Pos Malaysia) has issued the first stamp series of the year themed “Animals with Various Special Roles – Working Dogs.” The stamp series would be available from January 18, featuring three types of working dogs, namely detector dogs, protection dogs and guide dogs. The collection highlights the essence of working dogs well versed in specific skill-sets in aiding humans, such as crime prevention, detection of concealed substances or objects and to assist visually impaired individuals. Production of the stamp series is limited to 200,000 pieces for each design, 30,000 pieces of First Day Covers, 25,000 Miniature Sheet Stamps and 1,800 folders.

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August Man’s Picks of the Week (19 January 2017)
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