Forbes India 15th Anniversary Special

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

Published: Sep 18, 2013 06:09:06 AM IST
Updated: Sep 11, 2013 02:46:35 PM IST

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On-Wrist Luxe
Frédérique Constant’s Classics Manufacture boasts an updated version of the movement from their Maxime Manufacture collection, hand-decorated with Côtes de Genève—undulating lines resembling waves—and colimaçon (spiral) patterns. At $2,250 for the stainless steel version, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a better price for a fine Swiss-made movement.
frederique-constant.com


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Graphic Writing
The Montegrappa Chaos is a pen that’s inspired by the blockbuster The Expendables, and has been crafted from black pearlised celluloid in sterling silver or solid 18K gold.
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The Instant Gardener
The Robomow RS630 is for deck-chair gardening enthusiasts. It mows your lawn while you relax, returns to its base and charges itself. The hardened steel blades reach to the borders of its base for precision crisp-edging.
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Lost and Found
Tile devices are tiny plastic Bluetooth-equipped rectangles that you attach to your laptop, phone, handbag or cat, to locate your lost stuff. The Tile app, meanwhile, uses GPS to save an item’s last location and is compatible with most iOS devices.
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Fitting Music
Having won 2013’s Red Dot design award before they were released, these KEF M500 cans pack a smart hinge to rotate on two axes. Allied to a sweat-resistant memory foam headband, they’ll fit any bonce. 40 mm neodymium drivers and a copper-clad aluminium wire ensure top audio. An in-line remote lets you take calls.
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The Instant Gardener, Graphic Writing and Fitting Music courtesy T3 (This material is reproduced from T3 magazine and is the copyright of or licensed to Future Publishing Limited, a Future plc group company, UK2010. Used under licence. All rights reserved.)

(This story appears in the 20 September, 2013 issue of Forbes India. To visit our Archives, click here.)