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OBLYK Sunglasses – Style. Quality. Accessibility.

High quality, stylish products at affordable prices. That’s the dream right? OBLYK is the realisation of that dream. These glasses are designed in Sydney, handmade in Italy from top quality materials, and come in a huge range of colours and 2 slightly different styles. There is an overarching theme to both styles, but they suit differently shaped faces. The first …

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McGuffin and Purpose – Real Desert Boots.

We love Melbourne brands. Love them. McGuffin and Purpose is no exception. The guys behind this fledgling brand (one of whom started the wildly successful Kickstarter for Fortis Green) have deconstructed the classic desert boot, studied it, and put it back together again with the highest quality materials and construction, and on top of that, offering it at a fantastic …

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Rado 2015

Earlier this year we took a gander at the 2015 range of watches from Rado. A brand that is normally very dress-watch-centric has now started pushing the boundaries of what they can do with ceramic materials, using more modern, sporty designs to highlight some of the material’s features. The 2015 range included the fantastic Diamaster Grande Seconde in plasma ceramic …

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Time Well Spent: Obris Morgan Explorer II

Over the last few years, a small brand out of Hong Kong has been developing a strong following in the watch world. They’ve been making a range of sports watches, using pretty solid movements and excellent case construction, and somehow pricing them incredibly well – almost too well. This brand is Obris Morgan. As far as we’re aware, there’s no …

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Bomberg lands in Australia

Bomberg is a new kid on the horological block, and pieces have just started to arrive in Australia through their distributor, MAD Associates. A short while ago, we were invited to check out some of the pieces at an exclusive showing at Melbourne’s Grand Hyatt Hotel. We were presented with two ranges: the 1968 range, and BOLT68, in a multitude …

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Trunk Tailors

The gents from Trunk Tailors love menswear. This much is obvious from just having a very short conversation with them in their Royal Arcade showroom. Jack Liang and Homie Yang have carved their own niche in Melbourne’s menswear scene in a very short space of time, and we like the cut of their jib (pun fully intended). With a wide …