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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

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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.

The HardGraft Sneaker Pack Keeps Your Kicks Immaculate at werd.com

The HardGraft Sneaker Pack Keeps Your Kicks Immaculate

Posted in Bags and Gear and Sneakers

For the truly special sneakers… those glow-in-the-dark Yeezy Boost or vintage Jordan III Jumpmans. Made of brushed suede and lined with soft sherpa wool, the Italian-made Sneaker Pack is designed for protection and style. It features an all-around zipper and a herringbone grab handle with leather trim detail. Fits up to US size 11.

Rhino Boot Laces Are Stronger Than Steel at werd.com

Rhino Boot Laces Are Stronger Than Steel

Posted in Boots and Shoes and Wear

American made Rhino Laces are the world’s only unbreakable bootlaces. Ounce for ounce, they’re 8X stronger than steel. They’re fire resistant, endure extremes of hot and cold, exposure to water & the elements, and for every pair you buy, Rhino donates a free pair to a deployed American soldier.

Patagonia Introduces a Workwear Collection at werd.com

Patagonia Introduces a Workwear Collection

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The new workwear line from Patagonia is constructed using hemp and recycled materials. The heavy-duty Iron Forge Hemp canvas is 25% more abrasion resistant than traditional duck canvas and requires no break in. Tough and durable yet soft, the hemp canvas collection includes the Ranch jacket, double-knee pants, and a 9-ounce heavy-duty work shirt. Available for both men & women.