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The Sixer Jacket from 686 is also a Cooler at werd.com

The Sixer Jacket from 686 is also a Cooler

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

SoCal-based 686 Outerwear knows what the weekend warriors want in their outerwear. In the case of the Sixer Jacket, it’s a collaboration with Pabst Blue Ribbon to create a winter-worthy parka that keeps you warm & dry while doubling as a cooler. Literally. The interior lining of the jacket has 4 built-in tall can pockets so you can load up on sport sodas before you load the chairlift. Other features include handwarmer gussets with silicone palm grips, a bottle opener keychain, & insulated cooler front pockets. Helmet not included.

Crush Your Fall Workouts in The North Face Ventrix Jacket at werd.com

Crush Your Fall Workouts in The North Face Ventrix Jacket

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

For fall and winter activities, the new Ventrix jacket from The North Face is designed to work when you do and regulate your temperature to keep you comfortable in wet and cold conditions. The key to this performance is Ventrix technology, which releases excess body heat through dynamic ventilation—micro vents that open and close with motion. Available for men and women, with our without a hood.

Danner 917 Series Boots Are Made For Urban Explorations at werd.com

Danner 917 Series Boots Are Made For Urban Explorations

Posted in Boots and Wear

With the creation of the 917 Series boots, Danner is stepping out of the 1800s and squarely into the modern era. Designed to transition seamlessly from city streets to the path less traveled, these two new boots: the Vertigo 917 and the Feather Light 917 both feature waterproof leather uppers with a Gore-Tex lining, rugged Vibram outsole, and Danner’s signature stitch-down construction.

Bell & Ross Bellytanker Watches Draw Inspiration from a Retro Racecar at werd.com

Bell & Ross Bellytanker Watches Draw Inspiration from a Retro Racecar

Posted in Watches and Wear

For the creation of their new Bellytanker series of watches, Bell & Ross took its inspiration from the handbuilt Bellytanker racecars of the 40s and 50s. Sleek and missile-like, these cars broke land speed records on the Bonneville Salt Flats. Translating that speed and engineering into a watch results in the subtle and elegant BR V1-92 automatic and the BR V2-94 chronograph, both featuring satin-finish stainless and copper-colored dials.

Oktoberfest is Coming, Get Your Beer-Spill Proof Adidas Kicks at werd.com

Oktoberfest is Coming, Get Your Beer-Spill Proof Adidas Kicks

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

Oktoberfest is just around the corner and for this annual celebration of inebriation, Adidas Originals has created a special shoe. The Pröst is a limited edition, version of the Munchen which is DBPR-coated to be beer-spill proof in Lederhosen-colored suede. It also features Oktoberfesty details like a red & white micro-checked liner inspired by German beer hall tablecloths.

Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers at werd.com

Patagonia’s Micro Puff Hoody is Featherweight Without the Feathers

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

Patagonia calls the new Micro Puff Hoody the “lightest, most-packable insulated jacket the company has ever created.” It features a unique synthetic insulation called PlumaFill, designed to replicate the fluff and insulation of down. It’s constructed with lightweight Pertex Quantum GL nylon ripstop and features a moisture-resistant DWR coating. The design is also packable and weighs just 9.3 ounces.

Slide Into The Nike x NBA Team Uniform Collection at werd.com

Slide Into The Nike x NBA Team Uniform Collection

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

Nike and the NBA have teamed up yet again. This time to create the “Team Uniform” collection of slide sandals. Based on the Benassi SolarSoft Slide 2, the collection will features colors, logos, and branding from all the teams in the league. No official release notes just yet.

Breitling Introduces a New Analog Movement in its Chronospace Evo B60 at werd.com

Breitling Introduces a New Analog Movement in its Chronospace Evo B60

Posted in Watches and Wear

The Swiss-made Chronospace Evo B60 features a 100% new Breitling ‘engine,’ the first analog-display quartz movement developed by and for the Breitling brand. Made of Titanium, it’s a sturdy, lightweight 43mm instrument with a black dial that features two central chronograph hands as well as a 24-hour counter at 9:30, 60-minute counter, 1/10th second dial, and date aperture.

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory at werd.com

Hyperlite Mountain Gear Treks Into Outerwear Territory

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

Maine-based Hyperlite Mountain Gear, maker of ultralight outdoor equipment, has just launched its first-ever piece of outerwear: The Shell.  It’s a super lightweight technical jacket made of waterproof Dyneema Composite Fabric, keeping its weight to a mere 6-ounces. Adventure-friendly features include a built-in packable stuff sack, helmet compatible hood, waterproof zipper, and adjustable velcro cuffs.

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch at werd.com

Fitbit Introduces The Ionic Smart Watch

Posted in Gadgets and Tech and Watches

The newest smart fitness watch from Fitbit looks like a squared-off Apple Watch and it’s aimed at the very same audience. It features GPS, Heart Rate monitor, swim tracking, contactless payments, music storage, and all the standard fitness tracking tech you need. They’re also introducing new wireless headphones called Fitbit Flyer for rocking your workout soundtrack. Available in October.

Timberland Revives a Fall Classic: The 1978 Waterproof Hiking Boot at werd.com

Timberland Revives a Fall Classic: The 1978 Waterproof Hiking Boot

Posted in Boots and Wear

Released for the first time since it was introduced back in 1978, Timberland’s classic hiker is back just in time for fall. The traditional Euro-style design features a full-grain upper, metal eyelet and hook lacing, and a rugged Vibram outsole. Internally, the new model has some updated tech: a modern Timber-Dry waterproof membrane and plush, anti-fatigue insoles.

Braun Re-Imagines Two Dieter Rams Classics at werd.com

Braun Re-Imagines Two Dieter Rams Classics

Posted in Watches and Wear

Braun is re-launching two iconic classics from the late 80s: the AW 10 & AW 50 automatic watches created by legendary designer Dieter Rams. The new re-issue models were created by Rams’ protégé Diedrich Lubs and feature modern, minimalist designs that highlight material and dimension with subtle detail.

ICON Introduces a Vintage Inspired Titanium Watch at werd.com

ICON Introduces a Vintage Inspired Titanium Watch

Posted in Watches and Wear

L.A.-based off-road outfitter slash design house ICON has created a watch. Powered by a Dubois-Depraz Automatic movement, it features a 42mm polished titanium case and a unique dial design that behind its double domed sapphire crystal, is all black—polished onyx—with 2 small windows. The upper window shows the hour and the lower window shows minutes. The strap is also black genuine alligator leather.