If luxury pens are ever in question, Montblanc is surely one brand to be mentioned. A pioneer of the industry since 1906, the maison's exquisite style, design, quality and workmanship has enabled the brand to establish itself as one of the world's leading manufacturers for men's luxury accessories and leather goods. Catering for every type of man, from the arts enthusiasts to the urban explorer, Montblanc offers a wide range of luxury pens to write itself down in cultural history.
For the daydreamer: The Meisterstück Blue Hour Doué Classique
Inspired by the magical atmosphere of the "blue hour" in the city, the Blue Hour collection comprises of three pieces, one of which is the Doué Classique. This writing instrument stuns with its blue lacquer barrel engraved with a hexagon pattern, mirroring the subtle refractions of early evening traffic. With its platinum-plated cap decorated with the iconic Montblanc emblem, the mesmerising silver tones that cover the city skyline are encapsulated, making it perfect invention for the man who's always got his head stuck in the clouds.
For the modern man who prefers the classics: The Meisterstück White Solitaire
Giving its classic black Meisterstück a fresh twist, the White Solitaire trades in its traditional black and gold or platinum combination for a crisp palette of white lacquer and red gold. Together with its unique sleek shape and glossy surfaces, this fountain pen features sophisticated details—its hand-sculpted nib and embossed cap rings, delivering a seamless writing experience for the man who desires class with a modern spin.
For the artistic soul: The Patron of Art Edition 2015 - Luciano Pavarotti 4810
To honour the renowned Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti, Montblanc presents its exclusive Art Edition collection. Through the use of the finest materials and precision of its master craftsmen, the writing pieces celebrate the performer's vivacious character and unique extravagance. The limited edition 4810 is coated in colour combinations that represent Pavarotti's signature looks both on and off-stage—a black tuxedo paired with a white bow and shirt, as well as Hawaiian printed shirts. Barrel aside, the cap comprises of a gold-plated clip, which skilfully mimics the shape of one of Pavarotti's scarves, as well as 5 gold-plated rings to pay homage to the 5 famous operas that led Pavarotti to his international fame, making the writing instrument ideal for those who appreciate the arts and culture.
For the urban explorer: The StarWalker Urban Speed
A fusion of cutting-edge design and modern materials, the StarWalker Urban Speed is designed for the contemporary explorer who is always on-the-go. To attain its distinct masculine edge, the cap and barrel are fitted with a black PVD plate featuring a brushed textured surface. With its hand-lacquered red stripe contrasted against the black to accentuate the upbeat pace of city life, the writing instrument exudes a sleek and modern appeal, making it the perfect companion for the urban explorer. In addition to being offered as a Fountain Pen, Fineliner and Ballpoint, the StarWalker Urban Speed is also available as a ScreenWriter for touch screen devices, pushing beyond the boundaries of its metropolitan aura.