To quote Madonna (something I’m not particularly fond of), “We are living in a material world.” To help you figure out which of the millions of material goods swirling around us is worth spending your hard-earned cash on, we have put together The Want List, consisting of the items we really love this week.
It’s always amazing how good design can really make you want something. Even something as ordinary as a refrigerator. The 1950s retro styling on the outside of this fridge from Italian appliance maker Smeg canvasses a completely modern inside with adjustable shelves and a rack to hold wine bottles.
Stussy x Baracuta G9 Jacket
The G9 jacket from British rainwear designer Baracuta has endured the test of time. When everyone from Steve McQueen to Kid Cudi can wear the same jacket, you’re onto something. Iconic streetwear brand Stussy has collaborated with Baracuta on a G9 with a Blackwatch tartan body and black sleeves that’s equally diverse in its appeal.
Lego Star Wars Slave I
The bounty hunter Boba Fett has always held a special place in the hearts of Star Wars fans and now his ship is being Lego-ized. The 1,996-piece model has a rotating cockpit and wings and comes with four minifigures, including Boba Fett, a Stormtrooper, and, yes, Han Solo in carbonite.
Goldgenie 24K Gold Bike
From $391,117, goldgenie.com
Look at all that gold. Goldgenie took a British road bike and coated the entire thing in 24 carat gold. The handlebars, the cranks, the gears, the chain. All gold. If that’s not enough it can be customized with diamonds. It’s hard to imagine anyone actually riding this, but it is fully functional.
Curtis Kulig “For Gemma Teresa” Print Set
Artist Curtis Kulig has developed a gained a big following for his simple, yet powerful “Love Me” tag. For this set of two 16x16 prints, Kulig’s tag adorns one black and one white smiley face. The edition is limited to 150 pieces, each signed by the artist, and is an affordable way to own Kulig’s work without paying tens of thousands of dollars.