14 ‘Things We Want’ This Week: Omega Watches, ‘James Bond’ Board Shorts, Single Malt, And More!
It’s time again for the ‘Things We Want’ round up of the best gear for men. It’s my weekly collection of the hottest gear I’ve come across from new releases to auctions, and practical to ultimate luxury items. This weekly gear guides consists of Gear I desperately want in my life to things I’ll never be able to afford, I try and include a cross-section of everything here in the ‘Things We Want‘ roundup. I try to include all of the coolest and hottest gear of 2018 but sometimes things slip through the cracks. If you know of a product that you think should be featured in my weekly Gear Guide then feel free to hit me up via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Omega Wrist-Chronograph Limited Edition
How much is too much to spend on a wristwatch? If you said anything above $121,000 (CHF 120,000) then this might be the perfect watch for you. The only problem is Omega only released 18 of these worldwide so getting your hands on one might be nearly impossible.
For this ambitious 47.50 mm timepiece, an original 18’’’ CHRO calibre was retrieved from the vaults at the OMEGA museum. Dating from 1913, it is the exact same movement used in OMEGA’s first ever wrist-chronographs.
Through a special and dedicated process, the prized calibre was delicately refurbished by the experts at OMEGA’s Atelier de Tourbillon and given a new lease of life, subsequently being named as the new OMEGA calibre 3018.
Omega is EXTREMELY proud of this limited release and for good reason. It’s super rare, wildly expensive, and is an immediate historical artifact in the watch world. For information on this $120,000+ watch you can follow the link below.
Russell’s Reserve 2002 — New Contender For ‘Unicorn’ Status
The Russell’s Reserve 2002 is going to take the bourbon world by storm (if people can find it). Only 25 barrels were chosen to make this exquisite bourbon, a follow up to the Russell’s Reserve 1998. It’s going to be an ultra-rare, non-chill filtered bourbon served at 114.6 barrel proof strength. Each of the 25 barrels chosen for this spirit was aged for 15 years until they reached peak maturity and now the bourbon world has something truly special.
Full disclosure, I was mailed a 4oz sample bottle of this last week to taste and it was absolutely incredible. The full bottle will have a suggested retail price of $249.99, way above my normal price bracket of what I’ll spend on bourbon but if I had the disposable income I’d 100% be purchasing this spirt because it’s that good. It carries tasting notes of banana, coconut, and malty cream. For more information on this extremely rare release, you can follow the link below.
James Bond 007 Board Shorts From Orlebar Brown
I came across these awesome patterned board shorts earlier in the week and I’ve been thinking about them ever since. They feature iconic images of James Bond 007 throughout the years. It’s a stylish look for the beaches from Orange County to Miami Beach, and the South of France to Croatia. They’re not cheap, that’s really my only problem with these. At $395 I can’t really bring myself to purchase a pair but man, they are awesome. You can shop all the patterns and designs by following the link below!
Thunderhead Large Submersible Duffel by Fishpond
The Thunderhead Submersible Duffel from Fishpond is truly an incredible bag. This waterproof duffel is perfect for boating/kayaking trips, or any camping trip that might involve rain. It keeps all of your gear (and food) dry and it can be worn as a backpack or carried as a duffel bag. Features include:
— Main body made from 840D tightly woven nylon fabric made with recycled nylon
— Spacious 100 L (6,102 cu in) interior
— TPU welded fabric construction
— TIZIP submersible main cargo zipper
— YKK Aquaguard water resistant quick access exterior pocket
— Braided climbing rope handles
— Daisy chain webbing for rod tubes and attachment points
— Carry-On Size Compatible
Vintage 2004 Glenrothes Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whisky
I recently had the chance to taste the 2004 Glenrothes Speyside and I must say that it’s absolutely magnificent. This vintage was limited to only 3,150 bottles (highly collectible) so it’s definitely a special treat from the moment it leaves the distillery until it leaves the glass into your belly. It retails for around ~$65, so you won’t be breaking the bank with this exquisite Speyside single malt. I’ve been drinking more Speyside in 2018 than any other year of my life and I have to say that this is one of the best expressions I can think of.
What gives the 2004 Glenrothes its name and distinct flavor are the American oak Sherry-seasoned casks that this single malt was matured in for 13 years before being bottled in 2017. Tasting notes include a nose of sweet honey and brandied cherries (my favorite), as well as butterscotch, oak, spice, and vanilla bean. It has a very smooth feel on the tongue and goes down deliciously. You can peruse all of The Glenrothes single malts by following the link below (and I highly suggest you do).
Red Truck Diesel Redfish Outfit 890-4 Fly Rod
Are you a flats/skinny water fishermen in search of some tailing redfish this Summer? What about snook, permit, juvenile tarpon, or bonefish? This all-in-one fly fishing kit comes with the rod, reel, and line so you can get on the fish anywhere and start catching.
California Flag Puffy Blanket
I’m hooked on the Rumpl Puffy Blanket. Above, you see the California Flag style but they also sell it in bold colors and an American Flag pattern. This blanket uses the same premium puffy material found in sleeping bags and jackets, and this is probably the most comfortable blanket I’ve ever owned so I wanted to share it with you all. The blanket is throw sized and packs up into a tight bundle, making it perfect for music festival season, camping, or picnics. Trust me, this blanket is going to be an immediate upgrade in your day-to-day life.
SWIMS Men’s Braided Lace Loafers — Perfect For Summer
Flip Flops, Boat Shoes, Loafers…There are just too many types of Summer/Beach shoes out there. SWIMS is here to streamline your footwear with a waterproof loafer that’s built to get wet and look great. You can wear them with shorts at the yacht club or you can wear them to the beach. You can rock these with jeans. They come in a TON of different styles, and they’re ust an all-around comfortable shoe style. Check ’em out!
Kuju Pour-Over Coffee For Camping (10-Pack)
There’s no better way to start your day when camping than to sip down some hot coffee. Kuju Coffee is a premium blend that comes in pour-over pouches. Each pouch makes a full cup of artisanal coffee that tastes just like what you’d get down at the café. The pouches come in various blends ranging from medium to bold, and a 10-pack is only $18.98 right now so they’re a steal. Obviously, these are very easy to transport and can be easily tucked into your camping back, backpack, etc.
Acrylic Humidor Jar with Humidifier
Not ready to invest in a full-blown humidor? This acrylic humidor jar with a humidifier is exactly what you need. It holds up to 25 cigars, has a Spanish Cedar lining on the bottom, and a rubber gasket to ensure a tight seal.
Kershaw Kuro Pocket Knife
You bros know by now that I’m a huge fan of Kershaw Knives. They’re generally super affordable (this one’s $24.99) so I don’t feel devastated if I lose it while camping or fishing. But they’re also incredibly sharp and durable. The Kuro is a perfect knife for everyday carry with a 3.1″ partially serrated blade with SpeedSafe assisted opening.
‘You Are So Money’ Brass Moneyclip
This one’s pretty self-explanatory. It’s a brass moneyclip and it’s a constant reminder that you are so money and your money’s also money. Tired of caring a wallet? This is for you.
Waxed Canvas Watch Roll
Do you own more than one watch? If you do then you’ve probably realized how storing your watches when you’re not wearing them can be a pain. Also, traveling with more than one watch is a hassle. How do you pack them? The answer’s easy: a waxed canvas watch roll. This is the highest-rated and best way to store your watches safely and securely.
The Smokit Multi-Hitter
This one’s for 18+ (obviously). It’s an all-in-one smoking tool built for someone on the go. It has a silicone container for packing leaves, a grinder card, poker/dabber, and a multi-hitter. If you’re in the market for a new smoking tool then follow that link below!
The BroBible team writes about gear that we think you want. Occasionally, we write about items that are a part of one of our affiliate partnerships and we will get a percentage of the revenue from sales.