Cobalt Valkyrie-X Private Plane In Rose Gold
There’s not much point being rich and not spending money, but we’re pretty sure even Kanye would file this one under ridiculous. American luxury department store Neiman Marcus has built a custom aircraft inspired by classic fighter jets. You know, if classic fighter jets were covered in rose gold and featured premium leather seats, hand stitched by former Hermès craftsmen.
Available at Neiman Marcus, priced £1.2m.
Netatmo Smart Indoor Climate Monitor
If you live anywhere but the Scottish Highlands and want to be reminded how scarily sulphurous your abode’s air quality is, just buy an indoor climate monitor. Luckily, the Netatmo Healthy Home Coach also advises how to improve conditions like pollution, humidity, temperature and noise so come January it’s not just you that can go on a health kick.
Available at Netatmo, priced £100.
Rolls-Royce Spring/Summer 2017 Couture Collection
Want wheels that look as good as your wardrobe? Rolls-Royce’s new Couture Collection could be the answer. The British car manufacturer’s automobile bods have rubbed shoulders with experts from Mulberry and the Royal College of Art to update its Dawn model with a sneaker-white base, seamless stitching from the world of tailoring and a bespoke silver clock to reflect the metallic fabrics from this year’s shows.
Available at Rolls Royce, priced £250,000.
In a bid to win creatives over to the Windows way of life, Bill Gates’ firm has expanded its Surface family to include a desktop machine. Sure, the origami-like device claims to have the thinnest LCD monitor ever created and comes packing 63 per cent more pixels than a 4K television, but what will have nineties kid’s really buzzing is the 3D version of MS Paint.
Available early 2017 at Microsoft, priced £2,450.
Terry O’Neill Michael Caine Prints
It’s all well and good being able to bullshit your way around an art gallery, but when it comes to actually buying the stuff it pays to trust in the experts. Online photography retailer Sonic Editions has partnered with the tastemakers at Mr Porter to curate a series of limited edition prints of Michael Caine on the set of the 1971 film Get Garter.
Available at Sonic Editions, priced £299.
Mag-Lev Levitating Turntable
A Slovenian team of designers and audio engineers is putting a new spin on the vinyl craze by coming up with the world’s first levitating turntable. The gravity-defying Mag-Lev Audio uses magnets to suspend the platter in mid-air while playing, bringing a whole new meaning to uplifting music.
Available at Kickstarter, priced £725.
Apple Macbook Pro
Apple fanboys, it’s time to start selling your kidneys (again) because the Cupertino tech firm has finally unveiled the long-awaited update to the MacBook Pro. The latest range includes the thinnest, fastest and most powerful MacBooks to date, but the real draw is the addition of a new touch bar with virtual keys and an in-built fingerprint scanner.
Available at Apple, priced from £1,749.00 with touch bar.
Triumph Bonneville Bobber
‘Brutally beautiful’, that was the brief renowned bike manufacturer Triumph set itself when building the 2017 Bonneville Bobber. And the new take on the 60-year British classic certainly delivers, with a mix of minimalist styling in four different colours and genuine Bobber traits dating back to the 1940s.
Available from February 2017 at Triumph, priced tbc.