Desirables: Carry On, Wayward Son

Hermès Les 4 Mondes At a glance, these playing cards appear to be the same as those you dealt for a game of Go Fish during your childhood. But shuffle your perspective a bit and you will see Les 4 Mondes (the 4 worlds) of difference. Hermès’ set of solid silver-edged cards ups the ante. […]

June 26, 2015

Hermès Les 4 Mondes

At a glance, these playing cards appear to be the same as those you dealt for a game of Go Fish during your childhood. But shuffle your perspective a bit and you will see Les 4 Mondes (the 4 worlds) of difference. Hermès’ set of solid silver-edged cards ups the ante. For art’s sake, each of the 54 cards (13 each in four suits, plus two jokers) has unique characters, making your deck truly one-of-a-kind. Dealer’s choice.
/ $170
Hermès, Rodeo Drive
hermès.com

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Montblanc Meisterstück 90 Years Special Edition Classique Fountain Pen

Originally released in 1924, the Meisterstück built a reputation as a signature symbol of power throughout the world. Used by dignitaries and artisans alike, it has been cradled in the hands of Churchill, Mandela, Hemingway—even once being lent to German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer by JFK at the signing of the Golden Book of Cologne in 1963.
/ $1,535
Montblanc, Beverly Hills
montblanc.com

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Salvatore Ferragamo Passport Case

Perception has been, and always will be, everything. Regardless of the reason for your visit, business or pleasure, your documentation should exude style. Engraved on the outside and lined on the inside with the Gancio stamp, whipping out this bad boy may prompt a double-take, Jason Bourne–style, on your identity.
/ $280
Salvatore Ferragamo, Westfield Topanga
ferragamo.com

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Sony Digital Recording Binoculars

A perpetual pioneer in the digital space, Sony puts stock in the old adage that a picture is worth a thousand words. One of Sony’s hidden gems, the digital recording binoculars, puts the whole world in your hands. Able to zoom up to 25 times, capable of recording in Full HD and in 3D, these binoculars make memories that will last a lifetime in your heart and in perpetuity in the cloud.
/ $2,000
Sony, South Coast Plaza
sony.com

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Will Leather Goods Traveler Duffle

Sporting a Will Leather Goods bag on your shoulder could give you that subtle edge when the competition is weighed down with extra baggage. The company’s Give Will campaign, supported by a purchase of any WLG item, is an ambitious project aiming to provide backpacks to 500,000 under-privileged children. As for the bag you’ll be carrying, Will fashioned it like those of the Roman legionnaires, who called their satchels loculus, or “little place.” Rest assured, your Will bag has gone through a 159-step process before it reaches you, ensuring the enduring craftsmanship will be suitable to pass on to the next generation.
/ $895
Will Leather Goods, Venice
willleathergoods.com

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