Things to do for April 05, 2012

The Weekender

Lingerie, Baseball and Hair Gin

The weekend is working on a hostile takeover of Cadbury.

60% Off Kiki de Montparnasse
SALE-ING

60% Off Kiki de Montparnasse

There’s a word for people who think to make underwear out of a chiffon bow: genius. Like the kind and caring folks at Kiki de Montparnasse, who are currently offering their very attractive underthings and nighttime clothing for a song. Money works, too.

Spiked Grooming Stuff from NYC
FLYING BLIND

Spiked Grooming Stuff from NYC

Your hair could really use a drink right now. And this hop-infused 60-proof wax and 90-proof pomade from Blind Barber in New York should sate the thirst. There’s also a gin-based shaving cream and aftershave. Because your face could loosen up, too.

Wearing a Baseball on Your Feet
INTO LEATHER

Wearing a Baseball on Your Feet

You like America’s pastime. And you’ve got feet. Related: Allen Edmonds is making custom boat shoes from Rawlings glove leather and stitching. You can put your favorite team’s logo on them, and they’ll look like a baseball meeting a summer in Maine. Hats made from hockey pucks: still a bad idea.

A Ridiculously Sturdy Bottle Opener
OPEN SESAME

A Ridiculously Sturdy Bottle Opener

You’re don’t do half-measures. So if you’re going to open a bottle, you’re going to open the hell out of it. In fact, you’ll probably want this opener, which is basically a block of cold-rolled steel with an oil-tanned leather strap and a whale on it. Go ahead, call it Moby-Dick.

Your Phone, Now 11% More Polite
YOUR CALLING

Your Phone, Now 11% More Polite

It’s happened. Your phone rings in a quiet place. You expose the world to your clandestine love of Dido. Questions arise. Never again. This app can tell how loudly or softly your ringtone should be depending on the ambient sound around you. You might also want to look into the vibrate function.

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