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Timepiece Tuesday: The Women of Watches

  • Kempt Staff

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Luxury watch company Hublot just named its first-ever woman brand ambassador: Bar Refaeli. You may have heard of her.

It marks a new forward-thinking trend in the world of horology: women can be interested in watches beyond the ones made by fashion labels. (It’s almost hard to believe it’s taken this long for that to sink in.) Even IWC, a watch brand whose tagline has been “Tools Engineered for Men,” just unveiled their Portofino Midsize collection geared toward men and women. Which is a great thing.

And we’re not complaining that it also makes for some very easy-on-the-eyes branding...»

The Seven Sexiest Instagram Feeds Right Now

  • Najib Benouar


Instagram is great for a lot of reasons—we’re sure the creators can think of about a billion, but here’s our favorite: celebrities have finally started getting in on the action. And models. And the like.

So we took the liberty of combing through some very good-looking feeds to bring you the most attractive and spectacular of the bunch. (You can thank us later.)

Herewith, the seven sexiest Instagrams to follow right now, in no particular order.»

Menswear Bling, Bar Refaeli’s Instagram and Some New Suitsupply

  • Kempt Staff

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No Uomo: A Suitable Wardrobe extols the traditional virtues of menswear “bling.”

Filtered Filters: The enterprising techies at Complex were kind enough to rifle through Bar Refaeli’s Instagram feed to find the 25 most attractive shots.

Fear and Clothing: A sneak peek at Suitsupply’s new fish-eyed lookbook.

Cava & Halmos: Jeff Halmos of menswear label Shipley & Halmos and wife Lisa Mayock (of Vena Cava) give GQ a house tour.

Bar Refaeli Is Sun-Drying Her Hair

  • Kempt Staff

In Vest Now: More love for lightweight vests—Valet runs down a few more options for the season. [Valet]

Chew on This: The bond between menswear and food grows ever stronger as Complex has just launched a site dedicated to food. [FirstWeFeast]

No Sweat: Philadelphians win the award for being the most sweatpanted people of our nation, according to this recent study. [Time]

Silver Spooner: You already know what your boots say about you, but here’s what your spoons do. [The Atlantic]

Bar Refaeli Would Like to Show You Her Capital

  • Kempt Staff

The Hottest Tour Guide in Israel. From chic shops to secret beaches to her parents’ house, Bar Refaeli takes Vanity Fair, and now you, on a tour of her native Tel Aviv. Mazel tov. [Vanity Fair]

Abraham Lincoln Looks Like a Movie Star. The fate of human dignity is in the hands of Daniel Day Lewis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt, stars of Spielberg’s eagerly anticipated feature, the trailer for which was released today. Esquire’s got the review. (Honestly.) [Esquire]

The Babe. (No, the Other One.) Grantland presents the remarkable tale of Nanci Donnellan, better known as “Fabulous Sports Babe,” the first lady of sports talk radio. (Though not married to Steve “The Schmooze” Somers.) [Grantland]

Your Ski Poles Just Got Greener... Two former World Cup alpine racers, tired of snowless ski seasons, developed state-of-the-art ski poles made from sustainable materials, including bamboo. (Wait, what?) [Gear Patrol]

Bar Refaeli Is on a Tightrope

  • Kempt Staff

Unfair Isle: Drake’s fall lookbook has landed on Selectism and it’s all rakishly on-point as usual.[Selectism]

The ’90s Epitomized: MTV has just uploaded their archive of the House of Style, hosted by Cindy Crawford and frequented by Duran Duran and Will Smith. [MTV]

Now for Some Actual Onscreen Style: GQ has edited a supercut of the 25 most stylish movies of all time. Enjoy. [GQ]

Joining Us via Satellite: If you’re not going to make it to Lollapalooza next weekend, 48 bands’ shows will be webcast. Here’s the virtual lineup. [SPIN]