Luxury Lifestyle: Latest Goods and Gadgets
Work from home and social distancing in mind, we’ve compiled our favorite goods and gadgets for 2021, ranging from techy office staples, to designer face masks, to recreation and entertainment. Read on to enhance your life and home.
We’re taking all precautions possible when leaving the house these days and it’s important to keep surfaces and personal items clean as well as our face and hands to reduce our potential exposure. Our phones, in particular, require special attention as they collect seven times more germs than a public restroom (wow!). CASETiFY’S UV Sanitizer disinfects 99.99% of germs using UV-C light, which is emitted from six builtin, mercury-free UV lamps. The compartment is large enough to fit any smartphone and can also disinfect other small objects, such as keys or anything else that can fit into the case. casetify.com
Moke America has made its 20th-century, culturally iconic car eco-friendly and CARB-certified in the modern era. The original Moke was invented in the late 1950s, initially as a British military vehicle, but it quickly became popularized by celebrities, including Brigitte Bardot, Princess Margaret and the Beach Boys. The appeal is its open-air design that is synonymous with breezy, island living. The rich and famous continue to enjoy it today – Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner were very recently seen driving Moke’s newest model, the eMoke, which is powered by electricity to ensure efficient and carbon-free travels. It’s as much a status symbol as it is ethical transportation for local travels in warm climates. mokeamerica.com
A conversation starter and more captivating way to cook, the Bugatti Noun Smart Cooking Appliance is capable of cooking meat, vegetables and just about everything else. The main draw in the Noun’s function is its precise and even cooking, with ceramic glass on either side hugging whatever it is you are cooking and applying 50–300 degrees Celsius (122–572 degrees Fahrenheit) directly to the food, rather than being heated from the warm air of an oven or grill. Beyond that, it’s a posh, luxurious piece that is sure to wow friends as you watch the food cook through its transparent glass walls. harrods.com
This incredibly unique facial covering, with stunning bow fasteners and space for a filter, is as ethical as it is stylish. Each mask is made from deadstock materials, or fabrics that are left over from fashion houses that overestimated needs, making every mask one-of-a-kind. Beyond this recycling, for every mask purchased, Collina Strada also donates three facial coverings to Seeding Sovereignty, an Indigenous women-led charitable organization. collinastrada.com
Ideal for every room from your office to your bedroom or living room, Dyson’s Lightcycle™ Task Light automatically simulates properties of natural daylight and reduces eye strain. The light is remarkably customizable and tailored to the individual user. For one, it uses the time, date and location to calculate the color temperature and brightness in order to provide the right light for the right time of day. Settings can be further individualized by identifying your age, as well as your activity, which can be optimized using the following pre-set modes: study, relax, precision, boost, wake-up, sleep and away. dyson.com
Video conferencing is now a staple for worldwide, not only for work meetings, but also for connecting with friends and family. Whether you’re conducting major presentations or attending a virtual birthday party, Owl Labs’ Meeting Owl Pro checks off audio and visual needs. Acting as a speaker and a microphone, the Meeting Owl ensures high-resolution audio recordings while enjoying crystal clear sound from those that users are speaking with. Additionally, the camera can be positioned to capture flattering, high-quality video. The Meeting Owl’s unique camera capabilities also make it ideal for returning to the office, as the camera can be set to panoramic mode and capture every speaker in the room without any awkward angles. owllabs.com
Keeping in mind that COVID-19 affects the respiratory system, it’s a no-brainer to improve the quality of air we breathe at home. Humidifiers improve air quality, as well as prevent dryness of the skin, nose and throat, making it a healthy addition to any living space. One option is the W7 Ultrasonic Humidifier from Objecto. The oversized, floor model humidifier is both striking and functional, acting as a piece of décor while delivering a steady mist of powerful and restoring aromatherapy. This humidifier is powerful enough to fill most rooms for extended periods of time, with the capability of humidifying up to 650 square feet for 22 hours, all while working quietly so as not to disrupt your day. verishop.com
The New York Times declared wall practice as “The New Social Distancing Workout,” making the ‘Pro’ REBO Wall an ideal option, as its received buzz from Esquire and includes professional fans, such as Andy Murray, a formertennis world No. 1. Returning the ball to the player as they practice, the wall allows tennis, football/ soccer and other ball players to hone their skills solo on their time. It’s offered in multiple sizes and can be installed on a personal tennis court or elsewhere in the yard or on the driveway. REBO even routinely uses a portion of purchase revenue to donate free REBO walls to underprivileged communities. rebowall.com
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