Canada-based Native Shoes is best known for their lightweight, waterproof casual shoes based on iconic silhouettes & rendered in foam. Their new Apollo Moc XL features a breathable microfiber upper & a super lightweight EVA midsole/outsole. They’re available in scores of colors as well as various print patterns.
Lighter and more flexible than Red Wing’s traditional work boot offerings, the new Weekender Collection includes an updated version of their iconic Desert Boot in an oxford & chukka style with locally-tanned leathers & stitched down construction.
A low-key, understated Rolex. Now that’s definitely something new. The Oyster Perpetual Explorer chrono with Chromalight display features a black 904L steel case, a scratch-proof sapphire crystal, and luminescent display that glows blue and is easily legible in all environments. It is powered by the renowned calibre 3132 perpetual mechanical movement.
Nike just unveiled their latest innovation, a self-lacing sneaker called the HyperAdapt 1.0. This groundbreaking shoe features a futuristic “adaptive” lacing system that automatically tightens when you slip your foot into it. A sensor inside the shoe senses your foot & tightens accordingly. A pair of buttons on the upper allow you to loosen & tighten for the perfect fit. Available Holiday 2016 in three colors.
The Executive Issue 79 Field Watch from Los Angeles-based Weiss Watch Company contains over 100 Swiss parts that are hand finished and assembled in America, the 42mm case is machined from a solid piece of 18K yellow gold and features a vegetable-tanned Horween leather band.
Action sports watchmaker Nixon has finally created a smartwatch tuned for surfers and skiers. The Mission offers an Android-powered brain that delivers surf and snow data from around the world with a pair of pre-loaded apps. Its AMOLED display is protected by Gorilla Glass, it’s water resistant up to 100 meters & the brand is offering lots of options for customization from various straps and finishes to custom display options.
Loosely based on the classic Ray-Ban Gatsby, this new unisex frame features a retro-inspired round lens design with classic green glass & a distinctive metal double-bridge brow.
Adidas has dropped a fresh new neutral runner that combines their lightweight Boost technology midsole & an ultra-breathable Primeknit upper. To backup the flyweight build, the PureBoost ZG Prime features a dynamic fit system that hugs your foot around the instep and a molded heelcap that provides support for logging your miles in comfort.
Rendered in sandblasted matte stainless steel, the 44mm Swiss-made Primus Survivor Pilot chronograph from Hanhart features a 3-dial display, with a date window at 6 o’clock and 2 of the brand’s signature features: the red stopwatch button & a fluted bezel with a red marker.
As so many of Nike’s shoes have done before, the release of the LunarEpic Flyknit runner is likely to set-off a new trend in shoe design. The new flagship runner features a 1-piece Flyknit upper that extends up the ankle for added support. The design of the mid and outsole are all new, too but feature the familiar comfort of Lunarlon.