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.
THE AFTER FIVE BAR CART
In the same way that a beautifully designed restaurant can effect how cuisine tastes, so too can a great bar impact a cocktail. For the man whose favorite bar is the one in his own home, Basil Hayden’s bourbon teamed up with Chicago craftswoman Greta de Parry to create this elegant bar cart. Made from a combination of copper-finished steel and ebonized oak wood, the top shelf of the bar doubles as a tray so you can serve guests their drinks in style.
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The Ferrari LaFerrari is the hypercar so nice they named it twice. Only 499 editions were produced, and the car is held in the highest esteem by collectors and drivers alike, gaining value with each passing year. Earlier this year, Ferrari announced it would create one more edition, which will be auctioned off this Saturday in Florida. This is the final LaFerrari and it has been created as a gift to the country of Italy, with proceeds from the auction benefiting the region ravaged by an earthquake this year.
WINGS + HORNS CABIN FLEECE ROBE
Chill vibes abound when you wear a robe, as The Big Lebowski’s Dude and the founder of this publication will attest. Robes don’t get much more comfortable than this one from Wings + Horns. The Canadian brand is famous for the quality of its fleece sweats, and used a similarly luxe fabric on this robe that is inspired by the ones boxers wear.
PREMIUM WHISKY ADVENT CALENDAR
Surviving the run-up to the holidays is no easy feat. So why not give yourself an early present in the form of 24 of the world’s finest whiskies? Master of Malt assembled an impressive collection of whisky for its advent calendar, so you can enjoy a different dram every night (poured on the bar cart above perhaps) right up until Christmas. The calendar includes a 50-year-old Scotch and other rare batches.
TOPO DESIGNS X DANNER RIDGE BOOT
Danner has been making boots for the most renowned hikes for more than 75 years. The boots’ performance comes first, but they also happen to look great. Danner worked with Topo Designs to create a new lightweight style called the Ridge. The uppers have forest green canvas side panels and full grain Horween leather. The Gore-Tex liner ensures that your feet stay dry in the most extreme conditions.