Talisker Scotch and Oliver Sweeney Shoes Team Up for a Hiking Boot and Whisky Gift Set

first_img Editors’ Recommendations British shoemaker Oliver Sweeney has been in the business of footwear for over 25 years. It started as a shoe brand in 1989 and eventually expanded into menswear, combining the finely tailored sensibility of Savile Row with the quality of Italian leather. Whether it’s Chelsea Boots, brogues or loafers, Oliver Sweeney takes all the classic styles and adds their own twist. If you know whiskeys, you’ll know that Talisker whisky is a reliable classic single malt Scotch, great for sipping neat or on the rocks after a long hard day of work. Oliver Sweeney and Talisker have teamed up for a Made by the Sea gift set that will make any man who appreciates both good style and good drinks.The Made by the Sea gift set brings together a bottle of Talisker single malt Scotch Whisky and a pair of Oliver Sweeney hiking boots that come with a handy little pocket to store a flask of whiskey — the flask also comes with the gift set. Oliver Sweeney takes the classic hiking boot and makes it with the finest Italian leather burnished by hand in its Italian factory. The strategically positioned pocket, embossed with the Talisker name, makes it easy to store the 2-ounce etched, stainless steel hip flask so you can always have a swig around when you’re on the go. There’s also a handy micro-compass built into the collar. The boots’ main feature is a St. Moritz sole that has a section of the cask used in the ageing of the decade-old Talisker as a detail on the shoes’ heel. One side is embossed with Talisker, while the other is marked with the Oliver Sweeney logo.The boots and the signature 70cl bottle of Talisker’s 10-year-old whiskey come in a solid oak box that can be reused for for storage for special keepsakes and more. For more information, visit oliversweeney.com. How to Transition Your Wardrobe to Fall 9 Best Spirits For Spiked Apple Cider Glenfiddich Grand Cru Makes a French Connection with 23-Year-Old Scotch The Mission Workshop Khyte Sets a New Standard for Messenger Bags It’s Time to Ditch Your Sleeping Bag for a Versatile, Lightweight Camping Quiltlast_img read more

Final fringe event held at Conservative Party Conference

SMMT hosted a lunch event at the Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham that focused on the need for an industrial strategy to boost UK competitiveness. SMMT representatives met Conservative MPs, MEPs, London Assembly Members, policy advisors and councillors. SMMT Chief Executive Paul Everitt opened the lunch, speaking on behalf of the motor industry, outlining SMMT’s recently launched industrial strategy paper that was used to focus discussion on government-led policies to ensure continued investment in the manufacturing industries.Gavin Williamson MP, PPS to Patrick McLoughlin as Secretary of State for Transport, was the keynote speaker, reflecting on an earlier speech by the Transport Secretary who spoke of government’s commitment to motoring and economic growth. Mr Williamson also expressed his personal experience and perspective on the automotive sector where Jaguar Land Rover is an important company in his South Staffordshire constituency.Today’s Conservative lunch was the last of the three Party Conference fringe events hosted by SMMT, as the industry body continues its high-level engagement with key politicians and stakeholders. Click through to find out more about discussions held the Liberal Democrat Conference and the Labour Party Conference.Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) read more