Watch of the Week: Movado 1881 Automatic

If you’re looking for a watch with heritage and horological cache but don’t want to spend the next two years’ worth of your salary, the mid-range market is a good place to start. You can find a lot of Swiss names, all with brand histories going back to the 19th century, which offer quality pieces … Continue Reading

Tanning: A socioeconomic movement

“I’m thinking of getting a tan.” That’s one statement that garners a distinct reaction depending on who you make it to. These are the responses I received when I blurted it out to three different people.

Sailors and stripes: A fashion study

If there’s one thing that defines nautical style, it’s Breton stripes. Like a woman’s LBD, the evenly interspersed white and navy of this iconic pattern make it a true closet must-have because it can be worn with pretty much anything, provided that you’re skinny enough to pull off horizontal stripes.

7 things you can do with the #KCConnect Smart Watch

While the first two things I look for in a proper watch are an automatic movement and a Swiss Made stamp, I’m willing to forgo those requirements if I come across an interesting enough piece. I was recently introduced to Kenneth Cole’s Connect, a new entrant to the rising smart watch market from the American … Continue Reading

Come on, Camo!

The fashion industry has a lot to thank the military for. From various elements such as epaulets and chevrons to entire blazer constructions, big names have made so many billions of dollars borrowing aesthetic cues from existing army looks that they should be made to pay higher taxes towards national defense budgets.

6 reasons you need the Jabra Sport Pulse wireless earbuds

Looking for a pair of snug earbuds to use while working out? Whatever your fitness goal – beach bod or Mr. Olympia – the Jabra Sport Pulse earphones need to be included in your shortlist. I’ve compiled six top reasons why you should get them.

#GapSummerSquad: Why is a tank top called a tank top?

As a generally curious person, I always try to figure out how articles of clothing assume their names. With this inquisitiveness, I’ve always found fashion a near infinite source of entertainment when it comes to naming things. Let’s take the season’s style staple, the tank, as an example.

Lexus RC F: A perfect blend of luxury and performance

In a region where pretty much every other car is a Lexus, seeing one is nothing special. I mean, we have local teenagers here getting Abu Shaghara LS 400s from the 90s for their first car. It’s the prevalence of these cars that has built the brand’s reputation – a respected luxury automaker that produces … Continue Reading

Rixos Bab Al Bahr: All inclusive, all exclusive

Far from its early origins as a mere novelty, the concept of a “staycation” has officially become a legitimate option when it comes to holiday planning. The idea of going on a vacation while staying within the country’s borders has its perks after all. You don’t have to worry about the usual list of hassles … Continue Reading