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Best buys: A coffee mug that pairs with a temperature control app, anyone?

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Published: Jun 7, 2019 10:43:47 AM IST
Updated: Jun 7, 2019 02:16:48 PM IST

Summer soles
The 2019 spring-summer sneaker collection from Bugatti shoes for men and women draws from global shoe trends, while some styles have been exclusively developed for India. The material gets more experimental, with an innovatively engineered knit that makes the shoes distinctively light, for an active lifestyle. The versatile pairs come in summer colours, and are highly adadptive.

Time Traveller’s Trolley
Kompanero, a brand that celebrates handcrafted vintage styling, has launched a range of leather trolleys, called Time Traveler, which has been made in Italy. All trolleys in the series come with a classic front belt, and angles, zippers and closures made of chrome steel. The insides are made of 100 percent pure cotton, and offer modern comforts and functionalities like elastic straps and dividers.

Coffee control
If you are one of those people whose day is ruined because you didn’t get your coffee at the right temperature, this one is for you. The Ember Ceramic Mug allows you to set your precise drinking temperature, and then maintains that temperature for about an hour. The mug pairs with the Ember app, which lets you set a temperature, receive notifications when that temperature is reached, and save presets. Only glitch? For now you will have to beg, cajole or blackmail your friends and relatives travelling to the US to get one for you. Or better still, go get one yourself.


Wear more on your wrist

Two new horological smartwatches from Frederique Constant are made for those who want to look at more than just time on their wrist. The watches offer dynamic coaching, sleep monitoring, Worldtimer function, activity tracking, get-active alerts, and time and date functions that are always on.
These new models have a 42 mm stainless steel case and convex sapphire crystal powered by the MMT-285 smart calibre. They have a battery life of more than two years, while the light grey or light blue dials are finished with delicate sunray decorations and applied silver indexes.

(This story appears in the 21 June, 2019 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)