New Era makes baseball hats. Their new Heritage Series 1934 Collection is just what it sounds like: a collection of hats modeled after styles used by MLB teams back in the 30s. They feature classic logos, period-correct construction, and come packed in a big red box, just as they would have arrived to the pros of the period. Look for additional team releases through 2014.
Go right ahead and blast them full of phlegm and snot but these cute little microfiber hankies are actually designed for cleaning stuff like touchscreens, eyewear, and cameras. Available in a full range of styles and sizes.
Summer sucks for only one reason: the weddings. You know you’ll be stuck wasting a few prime Saturdays sweating in a suit or even worse, a tux, so why not make it a rental? The Black Tux is an online suit rental service that let’s you choose your suit or tux, they ship it to you & when you’re done soiling it, you simply send it back.
This baseball inspired belt is made of vintage American baseball glove leather and 8oz. Chestnut colored top grain cowhide and features a brass buckle and clasp. It will keep your trousers up so nobody has to see your bat and balls.
Garmin makes some of the best GPS & training watches. Their latest, fēnix 2, combines all the best tech & features they’ve got to become arguably the best sport-adventure watch out: waterproof to 50 meters, 50 hour battery life in GPS mode & five weeks in watch mode. It has an ANT+ radio to pair with sensors like heart rate, cadence, temperature, power meter, etc, plus Bluetooth 4.0 for pairing with sensors & your smartphone.
With looks that bring to mind your old Boy Scout watch or dad’s classic Timex, the Corvid Field Watch is a no-nonsense timepiece from Aevig, a new brand based in the Netherlands. It’s powered by a Ronda 703 quartz movement and is available with tan, black, or green dials. via
The Stratosphere watch contains a low-power GPS chip that automatically sets it to the correct time anywhere you go in the world. A domed sapphire crystal gives the watch its unique look—viewed from the side it’s said to look the like earth seen from outer space but that kinda depends on what you’ve been smoking.
SoCal-based Salt Optics is ready for the Spring sunshine. Their new collection of shades and prescription frames feature clean, simple designs in a variety of lens options and colors. A personal favorite.
Victorinox makes more than Swiss Army knives. In fact, this year marks the 25th anniversary of their Dive Master 500 chronograph. For the occasion they’ve created a limited edition anniversary model rendered in titanium with a brushed, matte gray case. Only 500 of these watches will be made.
Stretch pants and bump skiing may have died thirty years ago but one staple of early 80s ski style has returned. Vuarnet has just re-released their model 002, the classic cat-eye shade that became their signature style. It’s a complete replica of the original, right down to the Skilynx glacier lens and molded nylon frame.