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Timepiece Tuesday: Bremont Kingsman Collection

Timepiece Tuesday: Bremont Kingsman Collection

For being a historically well-dressed bunch, it seems that spies in films are always toting around a lot of impractical pseudo-gadgetry—bow tie cameras, shoe phones, et cetera.
So we were pleasantly surprised to hear that the most important gadgets worn in the upcoming espionage flick Kingsman: The Secret Service will be actual, honest-to-God wristwatches made by Bremont.

And they just launched at Mr Porter, if you’d like to get in on the action...

Timepiece Tuesday: The Montblanc e-Strap

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There’s no denying the elegance of a traditional timepiece—which is why most die-hard watch enthusiasts have sworn off even the mere thought of switching to a smartwatch, regardless of the technological advantages.

But the impasse might be over thanks to Montblanc’s newly unveiled e-Strap, a NATO-strap-esque watch band that allows you to wear a mechanical watch while hiding away all of the touchscreen gadgetry under your wrist.

Let’s take a closer look, shall we.»

Upgrading Your Ski Gear

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The way the federal holidays fall this year, you could end up with a grade-school-like winter break during these last two weeks of the year.

Which means a good old-fashioned ski trip might be in the cards—whether you’ve already organized one, or you’re considering an impromptu dash for the nearest mountains. But before you head out in search of fresh powder, you’ll want to make sure you’ve got the most handsome ski gear possible.

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Upgrading Your Winter Gear by Cold Factor

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Winter means different things to different people—as we speak, it’s already in the 30s on the Eastern Seaboard, while it’s still teetering upon 60 degrees out west.

That’s the difference between needing a light-gauge cashmere scarf and a hefty merino wool one (and only a month away from considering industrial-grade alpaca). So to help you find the right gear for what’s happening in your neck of the woods, we’ve put together:

The cold/frigid/freezing guide to your scarves, gloves and hats...»