The Quirkiest You Can Buy

A Pick of the best, the latest, the greenest, the quirkiest, the most luxurious... that money can buy

By Forbes India
Published: Aug 2, 2012


Trunk Call
These trunks from Buck’s, a luxury retailer, boast of fine handiwork, complemented by vintage English elegance. With bases made from wood and metal and clad in leather, in addition to fixtures, locks, belts and ornamentation made from heavy metal and vintage leather, Buck’s trunks are for those who prefer to travel in style. Available in a choice of tones and designs.


The New Old Type

For ardent admirers of the look, feel, and robust quality of an old-fashioned manual typewriter, the USB TypewriterTM allows you to use this once obsolete tool as a keyboard that plugs into any USB-capable device, such as your PC, Mac, or even your iPad! Plus, this new-and-improved gadget features all the advanced functions of a modern keyboard, such as ctrl, alt, esc, and arrow keys, so your typewriter is ready to keep up with your twenty-first century demands.



Listen Up

The included audio cord for this Mini Wooden Speaker fits any standard headphone jack, making this the perfect portable sound system for your mp3 player, cell phone, laptop or tablet. Comes with a USB cable for easy recharging via your computer.



Rain Proofing

iCrew iPhone Bike Mount, $40. The thick, silicone cover helps protect your device from shocks, while a clear screen cover wards off rain while still allowing touch sensitivity.


(This article is excerpted from the latest Forbes India 03 August, 2012 issue which is now available at news stands and book stores. You can buy our tablet version from

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