Inspired by aviation, Hamilton’s Swiss-made chronographs are precise and powerful. The X-Patrol carries on this tradition with a face that seems to have as many numbers and dials as the cockpit of F-14. It features all critical chrono functions plus rotating dials on the bezel for metric to Imperial conversion of feet to liters, gallons to liters, pounds to KGs, etc. Source
This watch looks like something Granddad might have actually worn. But it’s new. The Vintage WW2 Régulateur Heritage from Bell & Ross gets its distinctive, classic feel from the sandblasted steel finish & a distressed calfskin strap. Deep notches in the bezel add to the antique vibe.
Discluding beer and breasts, less is more in almost all cases. It certainly appears to be the approach driving running shoe design. The three shoes in adidas’ new adiPure Natural Running Collection are all minimalist & ultra-light featuring low profile dual-layer midsoles and sock-like fits.
Here’s a great tool for avoiding the shamefully emasculating experience of getting lost in the wilderness: A wristwatch loaded with Garmin GPS navigation. The Fenix will guide your adventure there and back with easy-to-operate nav capability plus ABC; alitmeter, barometer, & compass. Mark up to 1000 waypoints as you go then load your route into Garmin’s free BaseCamp trip planning software. Available August/September 2012.
No ornamental flourishes, no nonsense, just high quality materials and finish. The Signalman is a limited edition timepiece. Only 300 of these fine, Swiss Made watches will be produced. Its key features are the automatic Swiss Soprod movement with 31 jewels and a super strong Rhodium plated finish. A 42-hour power reserve is displayed at 12 o’clock on the face beneath a domed, sapphire crystal.
Just like Tiger’s apparent return to victory, the introduction of the Nike Free sole to their golf shoe line was just a matter of time. And that time is now. In the same way that Tiger redefined both golf & lecherous womanizing in the modern era, the new Nike TW ’13 aims to redefine golf shoe comfort and performance.
If there’s one thing cool about this shameless Reebok x Marvel Comics collabo it’s that even if you’re not a creepy adult comic book fanatic, you might still wear the shoes. The Marvel collection includes 10 styles, both new and classic designs in superhero colorways with custom Marvel details. Availability not yet announced. Source
Reebok’s ZigTech running sole got an upgrade. They’ve added a 20º angle to the zigs and zags of the outsole pattern to provide even more cushion. The upper is lighter and more breathable, too. The new design in candy colorways is available now.
The Bombers Collection from BRM Watches isn’t a bunch of run-of-the-mill, Swiss executive-dude timepieces. These watches have personality; they’ve got color. Styled to pay tribute to famous WWII fighter planes like the Spitfire, Mitsubishi Zero, and the P-51 Mustang, they feature aviation-inspired designs, and are built tough enough for a parachute drop behind enemy lines.
Meccaniche Veloci is an Italian watchmaker that has produced a unique collection. Given the number of watchmakers out there, this is no small feat. Their Only One Collection features watch dials made of materials taken from body panels of a real F-1 race car, a futuristic warplane, a Vietnam-era Huey helicopter, and an Aprilia racing motorcycle. These repurposed materials nicely contrast and compliment hardened titanium cases and Swiss movements.