Thursday, July 18, 2019

#DESTINATION: We've Moved!

We’ve moved. We found a new home. It’s certainly, and luckily for you, not far from here.

Yes! We finally bought a home and stopped renting that penthouse that belonged to someone else.

So come over and visit. Bring some friends.

See you soon!

The Renaissance Men Team

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

#ACCESSORIES: Springboks Honoured with Limited Edition Aquaracer by TAG Heuer

This year, in its ever-forward-thinking ethos, Tag Heuer is honouring one icon with another. Pioneered in 189 by Edouard Heuer with a patent for the first watertight case in watchmaking history, The South African rugby team, The Springboks, are being honoured with an all-new release of the men’s version of the Aquaracer.

The Aquaracer, created in 2003 and beloved by men and women alike, has been given an updated look in this honour. Equipped with a quartz movement nd water resistant to 300 metres, this sporty watch displays the iconic codes of the Aquaracer while for the first time, showcases a green aluminium bezel, with gold-plated hour and minute hands as well as indices. It also boasts the distinctive technical characteristics of the Aquaracer collection, which have become known and trusted globally.

Featuring the prominent green and gold on the dial, this limited edition Aquaracer has the official Springboks logo at six o’clock, while the back casing is engraved with a Springbok and the logo. With only 200 in the world, it will become a collector’s piece.

Some iconic Springbok players and friends of the brand have already set their sights on specific numbers, with captain Siya Kolisi wearing no.6, Blitzboks captain Philip Snyman no.7, Jesse Kriel no.13, Malcolm Marx no.2, Warren Whitely no.8 and Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira no.100. 

The TAG Heuer Springbok Limited Edition Aquaracer is available now from TAG Heuer boutiques in Johannesburg’s Sandton City and the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town.

#TAGSPringboks #Watches #Timepieces #Chronograph #Accessories #TAGHeuer #SARugby #Aquaracer #Watchmaking

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

#NEWS: Sneaker Fever on a High with the Latest PUMA Drops

PUMA takes pride in presenting sneaker collaborations that are consistently fresh and exciting. Since March this year, there have been some really dope moments, including the PUMA Cell x Ferrari drop, which we are in love with, however, right now we care to mention the RS-X Reinvention, PUMA CELL Viper and RS-X Tracks. We’ll touch on the CELL x FERRARI drop a little bit later…


The RS-X Reinvention sneaker is engineered with PUMA’s patented RS Technology on the midsole, featuring a modern rendition of the retro-inspired design. Utilizing mesh and textile for the upper, the sneakers are fitted with a molded sock liner for added comfort. This version has arrived in a brand-new colourway – PUMA White – Irish Green and retails for R1,999.

PUMA CELL VIPER [White-on-White]

Some 20 years ago PUMA introduced the vis-tech running wave. Now, in the millennials, the CELL Viper has been reimagined to appeal to a more modern consumer with all the added tech design and comfort. To bring its heritage up-to-speed while showcasing its fresh design approach, the sneaker has dropped on the feet of local next-generation musician, YOUNGSTA Cpt. The PUMA CELL Viper in white-on-white, with its hexagonal cells in the midsole to provide optimal shape and maximum cushioning is currently retailing for R1,499.

PUMA RS-X TRACKS [Inspired by Music Culture]

Keeping with the stories of extreme reinvention, PUMA has launched the all-new RS-X Tracks sneaker, inspired by the evolution of music in this digital age. Built with a mesh and textile upper, the RS-X Tracks is decked with stylish leather overlays and fitted with the OG RS Technology in the midsole. The RS-X Tracks sneaker is available in store and retails for R1,999.

Essentially, if you’re looking for subdued style, comfort, and practical technology or looking for all that within a statement piece, PUMA has an offering just perfect for you. Visit your nearest PUMA, SELECT, X-Trend, sportscene, and Shelflife to get a pair.

#PUMA #PUMASouthAfrica #Sneakers #Sneakerhead #Footwear #Collaboration #News