Time to retire your beat-up old briar; until you can afford meerschaum, the Stiff Tobacco Pipe ($800) from Sweden is one of the most luxuries smokes you’ll ever have.
The tobacco pipe has long been overdue for a design update. This is the world’s first plastic pipe; around a briar bowl, the pipe is made of high-tech polished thermo plastic, which also happens to be recycled. The shape of the pipe itself has been completely resigned so that it has a better draught, improving the flavour of any tobacco. Finally, as a small benefit of working with plastics, this pipe comes in multiple colours, like pistachio, murray, and dark navy. Not your grandfather’s pipe indeed.