Habitus Loves …sailing

This week Habitus sets out to get the wind in her hair as she packs up a bag of useful sailing essentials and climbs aboard the Sailing yacht Sleighride, a sloop originally designed by Sparkman & Stephens.

13 Jan 2012

Waterproof Backpack

 

Designed by: Stream Trail

Why we love it:The DryTank II 25L Waterproof Backpack is large, portable and perfect for the great outdoors.Importantly it has been designed so it is 100% sealable and water-proof – not just ater -resistant – and let’s face it there is a big difference.

Where you can get it:

Hardtofind.com.au

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Superdry

 

Designed by:Superdry

Why we love it:This rugged jacket has a drizabone-like wind resistance, without being too heavy or cumbersome. The mesh-lined Technical Windcheater ripstop jacket features triple layered zip, ribbed collar & cuffs and embroidered front & back motifs.

Where you can get it:

www.superdry.com

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Unit Portables

 

Designed by: Unit portables

Why we love it:These nifty storage bags from Sweden help to protect your i-technology from the rugged elements. Perfect for people on the move they come in a range of bright colours which makes them more difficult to lose.

Where you can get it:

www.unitportables.com

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Sailing Ships

 

Designed by:Vogue editor-turned-designer Irini Arakas for Prova.

Why we love it:This boho-luxe fringed scarf made from vintage fabric is the perfect accessory to your next sailing trip. Emblazoned with tall ships and fringed with black tassel and gunmetal bead this double lined scarf doubles as wind protection.

Where you can get it:

www.hanker.com

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Mersin Water Resistant Hat

 

Designed by: Esther Kaminski

Why we love it:This all weather durable and stylish hat can come with you on the boat or complement your work coat. Made from water resistant attiva twill and fully lined this Mersin hat offer moderate sun protection.

Where you can get it:

www.hanker.com

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‘Zoom art’ telescope

 

Designed by: Odoardo Fioravanti

Why we love it: Made up of a series of interlocking cylinders, ZoomArt reproduces the form of the telescope, in homage to Galileo’s optical instruments. The fine-quality lenses magnify any subject to 6 times its size; focusing is manual.

Where you can get it:

gifts.com.au

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Barometer

 

Designed by: Jacob Jensen

Why we love it: The Jacob Jensen Barometer is a component from Jacob Jensen’s famed modular weather station that can predict the weather. Jacob Jensen is the internationally lauded creator of the famed 70s Bang and Olufsen audio gear and hisweather products have a similar minimal grace.

Where you can get it:

www.jacobjensen.com

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Bose portable sound

 

Designed by: BOSE

Why we love it:Along with helping guests have a good time, the BOSE portable speaker also looks great! The BOSE Soundlink Wireless Speaker (with leather cover) retails for $499 and connects to any device with wireless capabilities including the i-Phone, Android and Blackberry.

Where you can get it:

Bose.com.au

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