Thursday

Aston Martin Vanquish Carbon Edition


Earlier this year, Aston Martin dressed up its DB9 coupe in “carbon” attire. Now it is set to release its Vanquish Carbon Edition. Available in coupe or convertible and black or white, the Vanquish Carbon features black window surrounds, blacked-out headlight trim and 10-spoke gloss-black alloy wheels. Its interior offers a herringbone carbon fiber trim, anodized black speaker grilles for the Bang & Olufsen audio system, and quilted leather upholstery. Rounding it out is a 6.0-liter V12 engine with an eight-speed paddle-shift automatic transmission that delivers 568 horsepower and 465 pound-feet of torque, thus reaching 60 mph in just 3.6 seconds and a top speed of 201 mph.





Wednesday

Tianna Gregory “Burning Desire” Editorial by Mat Abad




Last week we showed you photographer Mat Abad's “Summer is Over” editorial featuring Amanda Cerny. Now, he follows it up with “Burning Desire” starring Tianna Gregory. The sexy model shows off her assets and tattoo work in a number of revealing outfits throughout the Miami Vice feeling shoot.





Tuesday

Louis Vuitton Monogram Reinterpreted by Six Designers



Louis Vuitton recently unveiled of an array of designs from Karl Lagerfeld, Christian Louboutin, Frank Gehry, Rei Kawakubo, Cindy Sherman and Apple's Marc Newson. The designs were commissioned in celebration of LV's 160th anniversary. The finished products boast everything from
the classic Louis Vuitton leather trunk fitted with drawers colored in the hues of a macaw, to a punching bag and boxing gloves finished in the iconic monogram canvas.







Monday

Ready for a $1,200 USD Gold Apple Watch?



Adding fuel to the "Apple enters the wearable tech industry" fire is this image of an 18K gold version of the Apple Watch. Although Apple has yet to announce whether the casing for its luxury version will be made entirely from gold or simply plated, jewellery experts expect the watch to be plated and estimate its cost to be in the ballpark of $1,200. 

In comparison to the $349 sport version, some may consider the price difference to be a bit insane. However the potential of this luxury version dubbed “Apple Watch Edition” is undeniable.

Friday

Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG 35th Anniversary Edition

For the 35th anniversary of its G series of vehicles, Mercedes-Benz is rolling out a limited edition model. Limited to 200 units in Japan only, the AMG model sports an upgraded interior and exterior, 5.5-liter V-8-cylinder twin-turbo engine and is available in a very military-looking olive, alongside black and white versions.






Thursday

Amanda Cerny x Summer is Over Editorial



Model Amanda Cerny poses for  photographer Mat Abad in this “Summer is Over” editorial, which was shot in Point Dume in Malibu, California. The photos really make you wish it wasn't though...








Wednesday

Prada x Dover Street Market Capsule Collection



Last week, we showed you Dover Street Market's collaboration with COMME des GARCONS. Now, the company as revealed its latest partnership with high-fashion brand Prada. An eight-piece capsule collection for men features buttoned-up shirts enveloped with playful graphics, floral prints and refined patterns. The collection retails for about $730.








Tuesday

Norton x Clarks 2014 Fall/Winter Collection


Two of Britain's top heritage brands, Norton and Clarks, come together for a Fall/Winter 2014 offering. The three-part series sees Norton (a motorcycle brand) apply its expertise to Clarks' renowned footwear construction. 

The high-rising Mellor Top anchors the collection, outfitted with supple leather throughout the pull-up top portion. Elsewhere, the Norton Zip features more technical detailing.


Monday

Nas "Time Is Illmatic" Trailer

Twenty years after its debut, we get a glimpse into the creative process of Illmatic and the rapper behind the album. Filmed partially in Nasir Jones’ home in the heart of Queensbridge, New York, "Time is Illmatic" illustrates his upbringing and early influences, including his jazz musician father. It also looks at  the emerging New York rap scene of which he was a big part of in the mid ’90s. 

Featuring interviews from Illmatic producers Q-Tip, Pete Rock, DJ Premier and cameos from frequent collaborators Pharrell Williams and Alicia Keys, Time is Illmatic follows Nas’ journey from an unknown teenager to one of the greatest rap artists of all time. Look for the film in select theatres on October 1.

Friday

Kim Kardashian x GQ



To coincide with its "Man of the Year" awards, British GQ has hailed Kim Kardashian as its “Woman of the Year” for 2014. To solidify the honour, Kim poses on silver satin sheets in her birthday suit. 
The digital edition and print editions of the mag are both available now.