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.
SKID CHEF KNIFE
A great knife is essential for any chef, and this one is so beautiful that you’ll never want to put it down. The majority of the knife is made from sustainable robina wood, whose high tannin percentage makes it resistant to bacteria and really easy to clean. The wood is bonded to a high alloy carbon steel that gets ridiculously sharp so be careful if you try and go all Top Chef that you don’t slice off your pinky.
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Whenever Ferrari reveals a new model, it’s a big deal and the J50 is no exception. Only 10 bespoke J50s will be produced, each with a targa top reminiscent of classic Ferraris from the 1970s and ‘80s. The car is based on a 488 Spider and has a 3.8-liter V8 engine, but the body of the J50 is completely new and is destined to be a future classic.
TAYLOR MADE M1 DRIVER
Taylor Made figured out a way to improve upon last year’s M1 driver, which is no easy feat. The new club head has 43 percent more carbon fiber. Since carbon fiber is so light, it allowed weight to be redistributed, which lowered the center of gravity so the it delivers greater distance off the tee. The M1 also has a highly customizable T-track to adjust the shape and loft of drives.
JOHN ELLIOTT LOOPWHEEL SWEATPANTS
For his latest capsule, John Elliott sourced Loopwheel French terry fabric from Wakayama, Japan. The material is made on vintage machines from the mid-20th century that only produce one meter of fabric per hour, a snail’s pace by today’s standards. But the added time translates into added quality, which is evident when you first feel these sweatpants.
DOG & BONE LOCKSMART TRAVEL
If you’re like me, you’re always forgetting the combination to the lock on your luggage. Dog & Bone’s new travel lock removes that hassle by using an app on your phone to open it. It is accepted by TSA and has a tracking feature that allows you to find your bag as long as its within Bluetooth range.