The last thing we ever imagined could turn into a luxury good is a frescobol bat. One of the world’s simplest games, involving nothing more than swatting a ball back and forth, is given full hand-crafted attention by the FB Collection. Their bats – the Lopes Mendes models are out now with more in Spring 2011 – are made with a choice of brightly colored handle and a lovely blend of hard woods. Hitting at 110 quid, its no surprise their more popular in St. Tropez than your everyday Brazilian beach. Still, as much as we know their ridiculous we can’t help thinking they look nice.

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