Vintage reinterpretations are apparently a thing. And they’re the specialty of British menswear designer Nigel Cabourn, the man behind the new C.C. Filson line, a collection of “classic American outdoor gear” fusing Gold Rush-era materials with modern design sensibility. Yes, really.
The time has come for Apple Watch. Available in 2 sizes, 3 models and a choice of finishes, including aluminum, stainless, and 18-karat gold, some may think it looks a bit like a small iPhone you wear on your wrist. However, the list of features is extensive and some quite useful. And as you would expect from Apple, the polished design and use of premium materials is a step ahead of competing smart watches. The crown controls scrolling as you choose options for fitness tracking, messages & alerts, the built-in heart rate monitor, Apple Pay and more. A stack of dedicated watch apps are reportedly on the way.
Detroit Watch Company has created three limited-edition timepieces for their debut collection. The 1701, The Pride of Detroit Aviator, and the Woodward all celebrate the history of the city where they’re assembled and feature premium materials and Japanese and European movements.
Smart watches don’t have to look stupid. More proof is on the way with the forthcoming release of LG’s latest Android-Wear powered device. It’s got a round case and looks like a traditional analog timepiece but it’s compatible with apps in the Google Play Store and receives call notifications & alerts plus events, weather info, etc.
Handmade in Wisconsin, this 8” moc-toe boot from Filson is breathable and water-resistant with sealed seams to keep out sand and rain. Available in tan or otter green.
It’s no mistake that the faces of Autodromo watches look like the speedo in a vintage sports car. That’s the inspiration for this Italian brand. Their new Stradale is a 40mm automatic featuring a Japan-made Miyota 9015 automatic movement and clean, 2-level minimalist dials.
Smart watches that require you to carry your phone are never going to catch on with athletes. And that’s precisely the reason why the IRONMAN ONE GPS+ from Timex will catch on. This thing let’s you ditch the brick but still allows you to get music, messaging and track all your training data while running, riding, etc.
Lightweight, packable, fully-taped & waterproof, this cycling-cut, hooded stretch jacket from Mission Workshop is exceedingly equipped to battle bad weather. Made with 96 g/m2 Polartec NeoShell fabric, it is also highly breathable. Available in Black, Hi-Viz Orange, & Fox Gray.
10 years ago Nike unveiled Free Technology, another in a long list of gamechangers for the brand that resulted in lighter & more flexible kicks for all types of sports & training. To celebrate this decade of domination, they created a monochromatic black collection that includes the Free 5.0, the Free Run 2, the Free 5.0 OG, the Air Presto, the Sock Racer, & that handsome & beloved classic, the Air Rift.
Laser-cut, no-sew, ultra-wicking. Running gear is high-tech and most of it looks as futuristic as the technology used to make it. But not Tracksmith’s gear. The Massachusetts based run brand in a 100-year old textile mill use performance fabrics and designs but they also make running T’s out of a cotton/rayon blend, toning down the tech with a refreshing dose of classic style.