If you are unwilling to let anything but the finest lamb skin touch your ears, then look no further than the Aedle VK-1 Headphones ($325+). Finally, a pair of gorgeous headphones to rival Beats by Dr. Dre and anything Apple has ever made. After two years of design, these headphones are borderline works of art with genuine lambskin leather cushions and aircraft grade aluminum on the cups. Oh yeah, and they sound amazing too.
Few things are more essentially manly than a Playboy Magazine, which is why we recommend Playboy’s Greatest Covers ($24) for your next coffee table book purchase. Compiled by Playboy contributor Damon Brown, curated by Hugh Hefner, with a foreword by Pamela Anderson herself (!), this book will undoubtedly have you turning the pages and browsing through decades of beauty.
In light of the upcoming Star Wars movies, sans Lucas, it’s time to pay homage to the six original (and some not so original) epic tales in Star Wars: The Complete Saga ($90). Covering Episodes I-VI, this Blue Ray series will make sure you never forget Lucas’ timeless work on one of the great stories ever told.
Wrestling today pales in comparison to the spectacular display of testosterone that took place between the ropes during the 80s and 90s. Show your true fanhood with this WWF Wrestling Legends Minimalist Poster Set ($50-$70). These posters feature the four pinnacles of wrestling’s heyday: Hulk Hogan, André the Giant, Macho Man Randy Savage, and the Ultimate Warrior.
Another day, another successfully funded Kickstarter campaign: Jamboo Headphones ($30) are an easy upgrade from the standard white earbuds that came with your iPhone. These bamboo wood headphones have colorful hand-woven threads wrapping the cord, making you stand out and giving you the comfort of knowing that you won’t have to spend 20 minutes untangling next time you want to hear some jams.
With all of the amazing bluetooth enabled gadgets coming out, we wonder why we even use wires anymore. The Lowdi Speaker (~$130) is the latest affordable bluetooth speaker to hit the market. With two built-in 3 watt speakers, this sound box can hit up to 80 decibals and its rechargeable battery last up to 8 hours. Awesome carrying pouch included (shown above).
There is one truth we all know about alcohol: it’s better when enjoyed with friends, which is why you need the BarNotes App (FREE). BarNotes is the first social platform dedicated to the art of the cocktail. You can discover new drinks, find unique twists on classics, learn the stories around your favorite high-ball, and even share pictures of the drink you are drinking. Now go find your friends and have a drink.
Tim Lincecum, Michael Strahan, Kevin Love, Nas, and Nick Cannon want you to sign up for 12 Society ($39/month), and we agree with them. This service sends you a monthly box of goodies, hand-picked by the gentlemen mentioned above (among other athletes/celebrities). Each box contains a retail value of at least $125, and if you don’t like the merch, no problem, returns are easy as pie. Seriously, sign up now.
When your weekly poker game involves more fine scotch than PBR, you should consider upgrading your playing deck to these Black Playing Cards ($55) by Alexander Wang. These black on black custom printed playing cards come in a black mock croc bound card box with black suede lining. If nothing else, they will limit your opponents ability to see your pocket aces.