The A-List

The A-List

Social Studies | Posted by - October 18, 2013 at 12:00 am

YouInc presents the very best to buy, see and do for busy entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are a diverse bunch, with distinct tastes, hobbies and desires. And yet it's safe to say that there are certain ties that bind – most of us are passionate, driven and extremely discriminating. The A-List has rounded up objects of desire to appeal to every type of self-made man and woman – and, best of all, we've gathered them together in one easy-to-access location. Enjoy!


The Feminine Touch

The mixture of silver-colored and rose-gold surfaces conveys a graceful elegance and promises a brilliant and stylish look with Swiss precision.

Carl F. Bucherer: Alacria TwoTone $13,200

The Innovator

Complex geometries, exquisite details, and a beautiful finish, this 3D printer's professional quality design and digital fabrication will thrill the high-tech magnate.

Form 1, 3D Printer, available for pre-order, $3,299

The Savvy Voyager

This slim leather jacket is more than a stylish passport portefeuille. It encases your travel documents in one tidy space, perfect for the entrepreneur on the go.

Graphic Image, Passport Holder, $60

The Shutterbug

State-of-the-art image capture meets stunning Italian design. Carbon fiber, titanium, rich woods, leather and precious metals, a camera as diverse as the self-made men and women who use it.

Hasselblad, The Lunar Collection, £6,000

The Handbag

A relaxed explanation of luxury, Mulberry handbags compare modernist London with classic countryside, suited for the entrepreneur with a refined sense of style.

Mulberry, Willow Tote in Oxblood is $2,500

The Extreme Athletic

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White fuses vintage rock with California cool. It's high performance with the essential protection and clarity that sports enthusiasts crave, available in prescription lenses.

Oakley, Garage Rock, $235

The Charitable Fashionista

In a rare collaboration, Natasha Koifman and Toronto jeweler !Xam Diamonds team up to produce limited edition glamour for a good cause, as proceeds are donated to Artists for Peace.

!Xam Diamonds, Ring-To-Wrist Bracelets, from $350

The Music Afficionado

Supple leather, high performance sound and technical excellence drives the design behind these headphones, a fashionable approach for those who like it loud.

Sennheiser, Momentum headphones, $229

The Speed Demon

Just ask around you and you'll see more entrepreneurs than ever are saddling up, creating memorable moments and getting deals done that the boardroom couldn't. And why not do it in luxury?

Vitess, Custom Bicyle, from $4,000

The Would-Be Sommellier

To celebrate 30 years of success in Canada, Wolf Blass crafted a complex blend of shiraz, grenache and mourvèdre that lingers and delights the most sophisticated of palates.

Wolf Blass, 2012 Limited Edition Yellow Label, $18.55

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Kristin Kent

Kristin Kent is a multimedia journalist living in Toronto. Her work has appeared in the Toronto Star, Marketing, Profit Magazine and more. For YouInc, she’s tackling issues that matter most to entrepreneurs – and she’s doing it in a way most of us learn best. Think infographics, punchy videos and illustrated features.