The Collaboration – Tivoli and Coach's Leather Speaker

The impending summer brings with it garden parties, barbecues and afternoons getting burnt in the park. Plenty of occasions when a decent portable bluetooth speaker comes into its own.

Radio specialists Tivoli has collaborated with leather suppliers Coach to make a bluetooth portable radio that takes an everyday essential and turns into something a lot more luxe. The electronics bit is serviced by Tivoli's PAL BT radio which features Bluetooth or AM/FM if all else fails, but Coach has added a layer of their Men's Bleecker Collection leather in four different colour options - or failing that, genuine lizard skin. It's a far cry from using your iphone as a speaker.

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Tivoli PAL BT Bluetooth Portable Radio, available in June, from £252