Practical and Stylish Items For The Modern Gent

Supercharge the boring gray of the weekday by surrounding yourself with functional items for your wardrobe, home, and office.

This is an excerpt from Lifestyle Asia’s June 2023 Issue.

Bulgari Pour Homme Eau De Toilette 

Retreat into a harmonious sensory experience at any time of the day with this pure, serene, and strong expression crafted by Master Perfumer Jacques Cavalier. Lift your mood in a melody of Darjeeling tea, notes of water lily, transparent amber, and rich musk–giving you the best chance of being your very best self.

Bulgari is available at Rustan’s Department Stores, SM Mall of Asia, SM Aura Premier, SM Megamall, and Trinoma.

Bulgari Pour Homme Eau De Toilette 
Bulgari Pour Homme Eau De Toilette 

Aesop Olous Aromatique Room Spray 

Creating a sanctuary in a living space is a continuous task. While candles and smoky incense can give a room a sense of calm, sometimes you just need a quick hit. With a gentle but refreshing blend of citrus botanicals, waves of Cedar and spicy Cardamom, create a little safe space for yourself whenever you need it.

Aesop stores are in Greenbelt and Power Plant Mall. 

Aesop Olous Aromatique Room Spray 
Aesop Olous Aromatique Room Spray 

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Shiseido Men Clear Stick UV Protector 

Being active, outside, and on the go is wonderful, but that lovable mug of yours might be suffering. Keep your skin nourished and shielded from the sun, dirt, pollution, dust and soot with the aid of Japanese camellia oil and UVA/UVB protection–on top of that, it’s easy to apply and leaves no residue.

Shiseido is available at Shiseido’s stores in Rustan’s, SM MOA, and Mitsukoshi. 

Shiseido Men Clear Stick UV Protector 
Shiseido Men Clear Stick UV Protector 

Histoires De Parfums Bleu Collection, Unisex Line of Perfumes

“this is not a blue bottle,” a spunky collection from Histoires de Parfums finds inspiration in works of Belgian surrealist painter Rene Magritte, and comes in six complex works which you can share with your better half. After all, why should you have all the fun?

Histoires de Parfums is available at Rustan’s Department Stores. 

Histoires De Parfums Bleu Collection, Unisex Line of Perfumes
Histoires De Parfums Bleu Collection, Unisex Line of Perfumes

Varia VS3 Coffee Grinder

Coffee needn’t be the morning transition from tyrant to sensible human being, but rather a celebration of a century-old tradition. Give your morning ritual a near professional upgrade, creating the very best cup of coffee possible–winning the day before you’ve got it together.

Varia is available at Yardstick Coffee in Makati City. 

Varia VS3 Coffee Grinder
Varia VS3 Coffee Grinder

Aire MNL Safari Jacket with Four Pocket Detail and Belt

Made of handwoven pineapple fabric and fixed with Philippine seashell buttons, this is a classic jacket with an easy-breezy utility air about it. In a burnt orange color, this will give your next out of town–be it a real safari or just to the beach–a real pop of color. And your wallet and keys will be spoilt for choice.

Available on Instagram. 

Aire MNL Safari Jacket with Four Pocket Detail and Belt
Aire MNL Safari Jacket with Four Pocket Detail and Belt

Mr. Slowboy: Portraits of the Modern Gentleman

For your coffee table, for daily inspiration–this is a collection of playful portraits, timeless outfits, and preppy illustrations commissioned over the years by iconic brands. Sometimes the rub for the unsettling dread of dark Sunday afternoons is a cup of tea and a good book filled with beautiful pictures.

Available at The Signet Store.

Mr.Slowboy: Portraits of the Modern Gentleman
Mr.Slowboy: Portraits of the Modern Gentleman

Rajoman Reynoso Polo

Produced locally in small quantities, these open collar polos from House of Laurel are the unique pieces your wardrobe has been looking for. I know you appreciate the work you’ve put in at the gym. Go on then–share that with the world too. And look immaculate in these exceptionally tailored pieces. 

Available online at rajolaurel.com. 

Rajoman Reynoso Polo
Rajoman Reynoso Polo

Aurora 13 Lucky Monkey Hand Sculpted Ring

Cast in sterling silver and stamped with the 13LM marque, this full anatomical skull carefully detailed with anatomy books in mind is boldened in a super dark patina which will fade, wash, and wear over time. If you want just one edgy accent to your look or perhaps your shelf, this is it. Call it a memento mori.

Available online or through Instagram. 

Aurora 13 Lucky Monkey Hand Sculpted Ring
Aurora 13 Lucky Monkey Hand Sculpted Ring

Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV

The folks at Samsung are using artificial intelligence to create incredible visual and audio experiences–turning random Netflix binges into remarkable viewing experiences. From understanding where your eyes are focused to create more life-like details, to optimizing sound based on the room conditions, this TV may as well be a time-machine, a transportation device–a portal.

Samsung is available at Anson’s, Abenson’s, and SM Appliance Stores.  

Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV
Samsung Neo QLED 8K TV

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