RIMOWA’s Special Edition Attaché Gold Briefcase

The luxurious handheld holiday release references their storied history

RIMOWA will release a limited number of its exquisite anodized aluminum Attaché Gold briefcase (made famous by appearances in action and spy films in the ’90s) in time for the holiday season. This sleek, reimagined iteration of the beloved archived item (which measures out to 39.5 by 46.5 by 13cm, and weighs 3.4kg) will be available in select RIMOWA stores and online from today, 5 …

COOL HUNTING Omakase 2019: Made in Japan

13 items made collaboratively with artisans across the island nation

From our deep respect and adoration of Japanese culture we drew the word “omakase” (meaning “expert’s choice”) in 2016 to name our annual collection of collaboratively produced, limited edition and early release products we offer readers during the holidays. After several COOL HUNTING Omakase releases, we’re thrilled to announced the first-ever batch of gifts crafted entirely in collaboration with Japanese artisans. Each item in the …

WhistlePig Rye Whiskey’s The Boss Hog 六 Edition: The Samurai Scientist

Vermont's ultra-premium tipple gets finished in Japanese umeshu barrels

Inspired by Japanese-American biochemist Takamine Jōkichi, WhistlePig‘s The Boss Hog 六 Edition: The Samurai Scientist finds the award-winning brand’s straight rye whiskey finished in select Japanese umeshu barrels. For the limited release 120.5 proof liquor, WhistlePig partnered with Kitaya brewery on Japan’s Kyushu island. Kitaya produces sake, shōchū and umeshu, which is a flavorful liqueur made by steeping unripened ume fruits in sugar and alcohol. WhistlePig is …