We all know the line made famous in Scorsese’s Wolf of Wall Street, but do you know your pens? In an era of laptops and smartphones, you might think it would be somewhat outdated, old-fashioned even, to pull out an exquisite writing instrument, but how very wrong you’d be. Luxury is all about the detail; subtle elements that elevate your style by exposing the delicate craftsmanship and superior quality of your outfit. No look, however, is complete without the most luxurious accessory of all – the pen – a subtle sign of power and lavishness.
Everybody from James Bond to Gordon Gekko carried a pen; used to mark ones’ authority and even as a product of mass destruction (007 in Goldeneye). Treaties and contracts are sealed with one and it’s said you can tell a lot about a man by looking at the nib type he chooses – true aficionados will tell you an iridium nib should be your only choice! We spoke with leading online retailer, Pen Heaven, to ascertain what the top three most extravagant pens are, and what we should know about them. Each a work of art in its own right, designed by pen innovators and experts to the highest possible standard, read on to know the write stuff.
Graf Von Faber Castell Classic Fountain Pen Grenadilla Wood
One of the most premium writing brands you can find,
Parker Duofold Prestige Blue Chevron Fountain Pen
Possibly the most famous pen brand in the world,
Yard-O-Led Viceroy Grand Barley Sterling Silver Fountain Pen
Made in England, the