TURNING OUR BACKS to Old Man Winter leaves us preparing to dance in the rains of April. This time of year is no cliché, and global citizens must sophisticatedly prepare for inclement weather conditions. Integration of technology into your lifestyle can lighten your load, reduce chaos and make your journey more relaxing. This month’s spoils offer a melodic celebration of fashion, style and luxury that intersects with technology.
Grabbing your trench coat is a necessary evil to combat the elements. Do the rain and the world a favor by broadcasting your best interpretation of military-influenced style. This season Reiss makes your selection of this wardrobe essential a bit easier with the Pisa and Almond trench coats. Almond, $500; Pisa, $540.
Brave the whistling winds in the Sandpoint Jacket by Canada Goose. The deep snorkel hood repels the elements while the lightweight yet durable fabrics keep you agile and on the move. $395 and up.
Be the leader of the pack. The women’s Outdry Ex Eco Jacket is the first high-performance, environmentally friendly rain jacket. Waterproof, breathable and fully seam-sealed, it covers all the bases. Increase your globility with the comforts of this gem in your wardrobe arsenal. $199.
The Pasotti parasol will literally have you monkeying around in the rain. Handmade in Italy, the Pasotti collection offers a unique assortment of umbrellas to fit your fancy. Sixty years of bespoke craftsmanship make Pasotti a must-have for your next inclement adventure. Dance in the rain with this gorgeous pinstriped work of art. $239.
LARRY D. THACKER
Drip Galaxy is the title of this work. Celebrate beauty and elements of rain in the confines of your home. A quick jaunt to northern Tennessee reveals the brilliant work of Larry D. Thacker, a native Tennessean who works primarily in paint and assemblage and leans toward abstract. Adorn the walls of your estate with this masterpiece. Art prices vary.
A beast, for sure, the Matador BeastL28 backpack is your perfect daypack. Feather-light at 20 ounces, the Beast boasts a 28-liter capacity (about 1 cubic foot), water-resistant exterior and premium Nifco hardware, all qualities you need to hit the ground running. $89.99.
Don’t let the vibrant colors fool you — this watch is not a game or a toy. Let’s just say you can spoil your wrist during your athleisure. The Casio GST-S110 features the strength and dignity of metal, making it practically indestructible. A new, irregularly shaped solar panel allows more exposure to light regardless of the watch’s hand positions. $130.
RADO WATCH CO.
A trilogy of silicon nitride ceramic, anodized aluminum and hardened titanium work in sync to create the HyperChrome Ultra-Light watch by Rado. Scratches are inevitable on most timepieces. Rest assured your wrist will be evergreen and flawless due to the scratch-resistant ceramic. $2,850.
Supercharge your computing experience with the Xplore XSLATE R12 tablet PC. The two-in-one device gives you all the high-performance capabilities and complete computing functions in a single platform. Xplore tablets are MILSTD- 810G-tested for resistance against a variety of extreme environmental elements, so you can trust this family of mobile rugged tablets to preserve the integrity of your personal files. Finally, a breed that can handle your vigorous movement and demands. $2,695 and up.
In 2004 Lower Makefield Township, Pennsylvania, purchased 168 acres of land that was an original part of the Penn Grant made to Thomas Bond (circa 1718). The stone Manor House on the property is a registered historical landmark and reminds players of the significant history of the area.
Are you looking for a truly unique travel experience and considering a new vehicle? The Volvo Overseas Delivery Program is the perfect solution to create your own refined adventure of a lifetime. You can custom order your new Volvo, tailored to fit your needs and desires. They will fly you to Sweden to pick up your Volvo so you can drive and explore Scandinavia and Europe on your terms for up to two weeks.
For those seeking the quintessential autumn vacation, coupled with a good, old-fashioned family getaway, all-in-one resorts are a great option. Heading to or through Pennsylvania? Nemacolin Woodlands Resort will demand a few days of your time.
Incheon Airport, the largest airport in South Korea, opened in 2001, serving as a hub for Asiana Airlines, Air Seoul, Air Incheon and more. As the primary airport for Seoul Capital Area, it works hard to keep its spot as the main hub in the region. Going beyond aesthetic value, Incheon Airport is revolutionizing airports, challenging boundaries and pushing technological limits.
Though air travel slowed as airports temporarily closed and borders shuttered to stifle the spread of coronavirus, the airline industry — led by oneworld alliance member airlines — enacted enhanced protective measures to reduce risk and protect passengers.
The Chatwal Lodge will debut in Bethel, New York, 90 miles north of New York City, April 1, 2021. The lodge, nestled on a 30-acre, environmentally protected piece of land, offers panoramic views and a quiet mountain sanctuary.
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