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Bang & Olufsen revamps the iconic 4000c turntable

The Beogram 4000c was originally launched in the early 1970s and has subsequently become one of Bang & Olufsen’s staple pieces, with its futuristic expression and innovative tangential tonearm that prevents sound distortion. Even though the brand has kept on developing cutting-edge audio solutions since then, the Danish audio brand is now going back to its roots by breathing life into the almost 50-year-old vinyl player.

Bang & Olufsen has fetched 95 original units and brought them to the Struer Factory in Denmark where they were first created. A team of engineers has thoroughly disassembled and then refurbished, replaced and cleaned every single component of the old turntables. Once this process is complete, each Beogram 400c is individually tested to meet Bang & Olufsen’s exacting specifications of longevity and sound quality.

— In a world of consumer electronics, most products are regarded as disposable commodities. At Bang & Olufsen, our products are built to stand the test of time. That is what differentiates us as a brand, what the Beogram 4000c so beautifully embodies and what we want to build on in the future, says Mads Kogsgaard Hansen, the project leader of the Bang & Olufsen’s new Classics initiative. This initiative hopes to store and reimagine classic products to demonstrate the timelessness of that Danish audio products.

The refurbished version of the old Beogram 4000c is heavily inspired by the look and feel of the original version. What’s new this time around is the updated champagne-coloured chassi, the solid oak frame and the tinted dust lid. It will certainly suit most homes, but make sure to be vigilant. Only 95 are available and according to Bang & Olufsen’s website, it is only available in Europe from early November.

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Bang & Olufsen’s new flagship headphones

Beoplay H95 is the Danish sound specialist’s finest wireless headphones yet, celebrating their 95th anniversary. Except for the highest quality both in sound and materials, it features long-lasting comfort thanks to the over-ear design with soft lambskin ear cushions, really effective noice reduction, and a completely revamped head-band design for a cleaner look. The earpad design fits nicely around the ears and is no bigger than necessary. This shape, formed in soft memory foam, also creates good contact to the skin, which is important to block the noise from outside.

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Björn Borg’s reflective capsule

The Swedish sports fashion brand just released their Running from Daylight collection, a men’s and women’s limited edition for fall. Featuring reflective graphic prints with different sayings the brand strongly believes in, such as ”Advantage”, ”It comes from within”, ”Against any norm”, they hope to inspire people to reach their full potential. All while highlighting the importance of being seen in the dark when out training.

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Haglöfs’ super-versatile trekking shoe

The new men’s and women’s silhouette Duality AT1 GT offers a combination of comfort, good support, and protection. It’s made of sustainable premium materials, by and for the outdoor enthusiasts. As the name suggests, it comes with not just one, but two pairs of midsoles — one for tough terrain and one for smoother surfaces — so you could basically describe it as two pairs of shoes in one. Or, simply put: next-level versatility.

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Meraki’s organic face care

Does it get more Scandinavian than this? Developed and produced in Denmark, Meraki’s brand new face care series (also the top picture) offers mild and nourishing products that will keep your skin looking healthy and radiant. Each one of the seven organic products is rich in active ingredients that cleanse, nourish, and moisturize.

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Babor’s instant energy for fatigued male skin

The leading German skincare brand is best known for their signature product as they were the first brand to introduce single-use ampoules, offering the highest concentration for instant results. Today, they sell 200 ampoules a minute on 70 markets across the world. This fall, as part of their relaunched Babor Men line, they introduce Instant Energy Ampoules, a powerful energy kick for male skin. For maximum result, use the seven ampoules in one box in the morning once a day during one week, after cleansing, before your day cream.

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…and a little something for the weekend

If you happen’ to be in Stockholm, this weekend’s sale Club Vintage is a must. The recurring event, hosted by Shirtonomy’s Creative Director Tobias Skogquist, is a concept for those who appreciate the craftsmanship behind sartorial quality products as well as sustainable consumption, at an affordable price. Address: Jungfrugatan 29.

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