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We bring you a sample of the newest products being snapped up by the executive shopper.


Diver’s watch

The DS Action Diver Automatic Chronograph is produced along the stringent ISO 6425 standard for diver’s watches. It brings together bold design and exceptionally resistant construction, in a 45.2 mm brushed steel case with a polished bezel. Toothed and easy to handle, its superluminova-treated face and big numerals ensure clear reading even in darkness. Additional superluminova on its hands, indices and on a dot along the central hand, brings
maximum contrast against the dial surface. Its sapphire crystal with anti-reflection coating protects the watch against all underwater perils.



Smooth ride

The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT brings out the darker side of luxury. With enhanced driving dynamics, the car rides on high performance and fun. With a maximum output of 591 bhp. the optimised AMG Speedshift DCT seven-speed sports transmission and the redeveloped AMG Ride Control Performance suspension, the SLS AMG GT is available both as a Coupe and a Roadster. Also, the new high quality AMG designo Exclusive Style leather is now available as an optional extra for all SLS AMG models.




Executive ensemble

These cufflinks from New & Lingwood are a timeless addition to any executive’s ensemble. The cufflinks uphold the brand’s traditional and high-end style.

The blue 925 Silver English Hall marked cufflinks (GBP 295) are gold plated, and include lever fittings. TheTop of Form Happy Penguin cufflinks  (GBP 295) are made of Sterling Silver English  and are a result of the rare and highly skilled handwork of vitreous enamelling also known as hard enamel. The application of vitreous enamel is time consuming and requires great patience and craftsmanship. All the processes are done by hand and eye with no mechanical or automated assistance, using methods unchanged in 200 years.

New & Lingwood also offers a wide range of menswear styles including specially made shirts, shoes, belts and coats.



Gadget bag

The Striped Leather Briefcase from Gucci (GBP 2,686) is a solid choice for the boardroom and beyond. Crafted at the label’s Italian workshops from fine black leather, and detailed with bold stripes, this  piece is lined in the company’s iconic diamond patterned canvas, recalling the brand’s roots as luxury luggage makers since 1921.

The colour pattern is bold with dark red and cream stripes  over the two handles,  and red diamond canvas lining. The leather pouch  comes with two compartments and a detachable address card holder. The bag has a 100% leather exterior and a capacity of approximately 17 litres.



Exclusive eyewear

Bentley’s eyewear collection is arguably the most exclusive and expensive in the world. The brand collection is developed by Estede of Austria and prides itself on offering hand-built pieces made of the finest quality natural materials.The range consists of a limited edition, high-end range of sunglasses and prescription frames featuring the famous winged B. What makes this collection unique are the materials used which include silver palladium, 18 carat rose and white gold and platinum.


Platinum mouse

Cool and smooth to the touch, the SPHERE 2  from OreObject is both sleek and luxurious. The mouse is cast of the same material embraced by medical, pharmaceutical, and jewellers everywhere. The platinum mouse is also very durable, coupled with superior stain and dirt resistance. The SPHERE 2 retails for USD 320 and is available in gold and titanium.



Stylish stationary

Executives looking to add a bit of class to their offices should check out Montegrappa’s limited edition Gran Teatro La Fenice fountain pen (GBP 3,375). Crafted from sterling silver and celluloid with an enamel trim, the design is inspired by the chandeliers, pillars and rococo filigrees of the La Fenice interior. This elegant piece of stationary would be a great addition to any executive’s collection.



Wearable HDTV

For USD 800, you can bring a home theatre with you everywhere you go. The wearable Sony HMZ-T1 can play your favourite movies and games in 2D, 3D and on dual HD OLED displays. It also comes with built-in virtual 5.1 surround sound. A great high-tech travel gadget that will help you kill time on long flights.

Rushika Bhatia Editor

Rushika Bhatia is one of the region’s leading commentators on business and current affairs issues. She is the Editor of SME Advisor magazine - the flagship title of CPI Business. She is passionate about infographics – with special emphasis on data, research and statistics. Rushika has a Bachelor’s Degree from Indiana University, USA and is also CIMA qualified.

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