Archive for August, 2008

Seiko Spectrum … This Time For Women

Bracelet style Seiko with high contrast E-Ink tech titanium wristwatch for women introduced at BaselWorld 2007 weighs in at 80 grams and features a 360-degree continuous sapphire crystal face. 6.9mm thickness and a USD2,000 debit to your credit balance.

Note : Seiko e-ink won the 2006 Grand Prix d’Horlogerie de Genève prize for electronic watches.

Buy one for mum?

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As Red As A Gucci Bicycle

No idea what to get your super-rich dad for his birthday?

How about a special edition Dutch style city bicycle from Gucci’s 8-8-2008 Limited Edition” collection commemorating the Beijing Olympics. Only USD3,400. Ahem.


Make Mine An Abarth

You mean the one with the turbo?


The one that does 7.9 seconds?

Sounds right! And 127mph I might add…


The amazingly cute Fiat 500 gets a dose of machismo and lots more grunt in its Abarth guise.

Fiat 500 Abarth

  • 1368cc from 4 cylinders
  • grunt 135bhp @ 5500rpm
  • torque 152lb ft @ 3000rpm
  • 5 speed manual
  • Fuel and CO2 : brilliant 52.3mpg and 155g/km
  • 0-60mph: 7.9sec
  • max 127mph
  • £13,800 approx

Great write-up from Sunday Times. My favourite line :-

“Pootling about town is also a doddle”

Circle of Fashion

Art :

A Swimming Pool Afloat In The Wolfsburg Harbour

Büro Wehberg is the architect of this stunning 40 meter pool floating in Wolfsburg harbour. It is just a part of  the Kraftwerk spa at the Ritz-Carlton.

Looks great at night.

And here’s a daytime shot.

The Ritz-Carlton Wolfsburg is found within the vast Autostadt, the Volkswagen theme park.

Moco Loco