An Omega Speedmaster is one of the most iconic, legendary and sought after watches in the world. After all, it was the watch that NASA astronauts wore to the moon. But since there are no more NASA astronauts we must assume that Omega made this Dark Side Of The Moon edition Speedmaster for Pink Floyd fans. The black, ceramic version of their classic chrono features a 42.5mm case size & a black cordura strap with a ceramic clasp.
With big, bold displays & 1-button control, TomTom’s GPS Sport watches make accessing your stats & data super easy. The watches also create full-screen graphs that help you train more effectively. And for you old guys who like to know what time it is, they’ve got the clock function, too.
The 1890s look popularized by Portland’s mustachioed mavens is over. This summer, the costume party jumps forward to the Roaring 20s. And, inspired by the summer’s soon-to-be-released blockbuster The Great Gatsby, Brooks Brothers is releasing a collection of retro menswear that captures the spirit of the era.
Castle Brook’s nylon bootlaces come with a lifetime guarantee. That’s cool but who would ever use it? Like, 6 years later one of them snaps & you’re all “Damnit, I paid good money for these back in 2013.” But seriously, you can be that guy and Castle Brook will send you a new lace. Maybe two.
These high-quality wellington boots are made in Hokkaido, Japan with a mix of real and synthetic rubber. Designed to turn the mucky, muddy business of rice paddy cultivation into a cakewalk, these boots are totally waterproof, lightweight, and fold up for easy storage in your car trunk or slipping into your luggage for travel.
Stance makes silly socks for surfers and skateboarders. They’re also not blind to the powers of irony, so to build upon their standard styles: pot leaf, skull, rasta stripes, etc, they’ve turned to real sports. Their latest collection is an officially licensed NBA series. Featuring team colors & logos, plus photographs of legendary players like Bird, Erving, & Olajuwon you can now be literally head-to-toe in team gear.
You can tell right away that the Type 3 watch from Ressence is not your standard timepiece. With no crown or traditional hands on the dial but instead a liquid-filled crystal with convex discs floating in a convex dial, the look of the Type 3 is totally unique & yet it’s still a mechanical watch. The technology is certainly complex but the smooth, rounded look of the display is stunning in its simplicity.
Finally, it seems, after several years of unmitigated shoe-design spazzery, the obscene overuse of fluorescent colors may, just may, be starting to subside. With only a few hits of safety orange, the new Lunar Presto is a great choice for your summer workout. Featuring a cool, all-mesh upper with Flywire in the lacing cage and heel, this shoe is lightweight, supportive and a bit easier on the eyes.
In the wide world of watches, if there’s one thing lacking, it’s choice. With only about 17,642 brands and styles to choose from, we timekeepers are all clamoring for a new brand to check out. Found one: The Hudson River Watch Company is making great looking, classic style watches designed right there on the banks of the Hudson in NYC. Each of their 9 models is inspired by and named after a New York City street.
Bang for your buck is what you get with any Nixon watch. Rather than turning out gilt & shimmering men’s jewelry that happens to tell time, Nixon builds watches that hold up to punishment in the water, on the mountain, and out on the open road. Their latest limited release is a black & baby blue version of their proven 48-20 Chronograph. 48mm dial, brushed stainless case, and waterproof to 200 meters.