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IN THE CLUB
IN THE CLUB

November sees the launch of the Seafarers Members Club. Auckland really needs this.

Clubs in general have seen their traditional member base age and decline. Internationally though there are a host of great clubs opening that have reinvigorated the tradition in a modern way.

Seafarers will represent the “new“ Auckland we hear so much about these days: a place to celebrate our collective success with a focus on the arts, film, music and fashion as well as business.
Based in the Seafarers Building in Britomart, it will be a contemporary club where members can go to work as well as …

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GIFFORD JACKSON
GIFFORD JACKSON

Monocle 78 has a great story on one of New Zealand’s great Industrial designers, Gifford Jackson.

Words by Simon Farrell Green.

 


PORTER BAGS
PORTER BAGS

Available this week as part of the Monocle pop up store offering is a selection of their incredibly successful collaboration with Porter Yashida. 

We have selected three styles, all of which are available in olive, navy and black.

The Shorthauler is a great bag for everyday travel - big enough to take a lap top but small enough to carry on any flight. 

The Boston is an overnight bag, the perfect size for a weekend away, or longer if you are a proficient packer.

The Tote is also great for that impromptu getaway, a heavy workload or extra shopping. 

In keeping …

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BEST OF AUCKLAND
BEST OF AUCKLAND

Our good friends at Metro Magazine are running their annual Best of Auckland issue so it’s time to vote.

Once again we have made the shortlist for best men’s clothing label alongside some of our favourite businesses including Kate Sylvester, Milse, Il Buco, Golden Dawn and Ryder. 

You can vote here for us: CLICK  


MILLE MIGLIA 2014
MILLE MIGLIA 2014

I found this documentary entirely by chance on an Air New Zealand flight last week. If you like classic cars and Italy then you’re bound to love this.

Filmed in Italy it follows Jay Leno and Ian Callum as they drive a 1951 Jaguar XK120 through Italy for the 1,000 mile classic car race Mille Miglia.


DRAKES OF LONDON
DRAKES OF LONDON

We have just put out our latest and very limited Drake’s delivery.

We couldn’t even get our entire delivery due to this brands enormous cachet and popularity. Be quick, it will sell out.