For the Swiss watchmaking industry, 2020 was not a great year. It was actually bad for everyone, obviously, but the hard times that fell on many as the coronavirus pandemic shut down entire industries inevitably put a dent in the luxury goods market in general. One casualty was the offbeat Romain Jerome (RJ) studio, famous for their sophisticated luxury mechanical timepieces often created with superhero tie-ins, like Spider-Man.
Last weekend’s Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. pay-per-view exhibition bout was far more watchable than most fans expected–from Jake Paul’s meme-worthy knockout of former NBA star Nate Robinson on the undercard to the surprisingly competitive main event. Tyson/Jones may have resembled hard sparring more than an actual boxing match, but was lively enough for many observers to score it for the 54-year-old Tyson, even though the celebrity judges charitably called it a draw.
Adidas has collaborated with the Star Wars entertainment juggernaut to celebrate the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back, which premiered in 1980. They’ve done it with a pair of Top Ten Hi sneaks inspired by infamous bounty hunter Boba Fett. Hell, these kicks look like they were stolen from Fett’s closet. Continue reading ADIDAS CELEBRATES 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF ‘THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK’ WITH BOBA FETT HIGH TOPS
Select Walmart parking lots around the US will soon be transformed into drive-in theaters, thanks to a partnership with the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The “safe, socially distanced drive-in events,” as Walmart describes them on its website, will run from August through October at 160 locations across the country.
Just days after the long-rumored sequel to Scarface got a director in Luca Gaudagnino, high-end jeweler Jacob & Co. announced a blinged-out timepiece honoring Brian De Palma’s cinematic classic. Continue reading ‘SCARFACE’ HONORED WITH LIMITED EDITION WATCH FROM JACOB & CO.