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Nike & Converse Team Up for a UNC-Inspired Jordan Collab Release at werd.com

Nike & Converse Team Up for a UNC-Inspired Jordan Collab Release

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For the first time in 30 years, Nike is releasing the iconic MJ2, featuring a detail—a hit of UNC blue on the heel—seen only on his original 1986 “player edition” colorway. The rare release is one half of a 2-pair collab pack with Converse that also includes the classic Fastbreak high-top Jordan wore during his time as a Tar Heel.

Adidas Introduces Biology-based Design in the FORGEFIBER Alphabounce Runner at werd.com

Adidas Introduces Biology-based Design in the FORGEFIBER Alphabounce Runner

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Adidas just unveiled its latest tech breakthrough in a limited edition Alphabounce runner. The upper is constructed using a proprietary TPU coated yarn, called FORGEFIBER with a weave developed through the study of biomimicry—replicating the random way that cell structures grow. The randomness provides strength & efficiency giving FORGEFIBER 30% more resistance than the average upper. The material responds differently to different types of movements—stretchy & breathable, plus strong and supportive.

Penfield Pac Shorts: Ready For Summer Stuff at werd.com

Penfield Pac Shorts: Ready For Summer Stuff

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As spring temps heat up, it’s best to be prepared when you see the opportunity to jump in the lake, pool, river, or slip-n-slide. With a pair of Penfield’s packable Pac Shorts in your glove box or backpack, you’ll be in there. Made of lightweight, fast-drying nylon, the shorts pack away into the zippered pocket on the leg. Take ’em anywhere.

The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep at werd.com

The Luminox Navy SEAL 3500 Goes Deep

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The 3500 Series is the latest in the best-selling Navy SEAL collection from Luminox. Made to withstand the pressure at depths of 660 ft. or 20 atmospheres, it features a larger 45mm diameter carbon case with a quartz movement, a rotating bezel, and inset date window. Illumination comes from Night Vision Tubes. It is available with a variety of color options for dials and numerals.

Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA at werd.com

Vero Watches: Made In Portland, Oregon USA

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Crafted using high quality, locally sourced materials, Vero Watches are designed, prototyped, tested, and serviced all in Portland, Oregon. The upstart watch brand is currently offering their flagship Verus timepiece—a 42mm, 3-hand automatic—in 3 variants: DLC black coated stainless, & 2 stainless models, one with a black dial, the other with a bead blasted steel dial.

Limited Edition Luxury from Panerai: Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716 at werd.com

Limited Edition Luxury from Panerai: Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716

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The latest Mare Nostrum model from Panerai is a throwback to a classic, early 90s chrono. The limited edition Mare Nostrum Accacio (Steel) PAM 716 is a two-register chronograph that features a 42mm steel case, an engraved tachymeter bezel, and a slate blue dial and leather strap. The movement is a manual wind Panerai Caliber OP XIII with a Dubois-Depraz chronograph module. Limited to 1000 pieces.

The Garmin Quatix 5 is Built for the Open Ocean at werd.com

The Garmin Quatix 5 is Built for the Open Ocean

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Designed for life at sea, the Quatix 5 is Garmin’s latest smart watch, offering precision navigation technology and compatibility with Garmin’s electronic marine chartplotters as well as activity tracking. It will give you stats on boat speed, depth, temperature, and wind as well as local tide data. There are functions for fishing,  an anchor calculator and of course the power of GLONASS GPS.

A Classic Dive Watch Revived: The Seiko 62MAS at werd.com

A Classic Dive Watch Revived: The Seiko 62MAS

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First released back in 1965, the 62MAS was Seiko’s first Diver’s Watch. Now it’s making a comeback: the 2017 62MAS Prospex is a bit larger with a 39.9mm case and is power by a hand-assembled automatic caliber 8L35 movement with a 50-hour power reserve and improved waterproof rating: now 200 meters. Limited edition of 2000 pieces. Available in July.

Suunto’s Special Edition Spartan Collection Blends Smart Sport Function & Standout Style at werd.com

Suunto’s Special Edition Spartan Collection Blends Smart Sport Function & Standout Style

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The limited edition Spartan Collection combines Suunto’s full suite of sport watch features & functions with elegant aesthetics. Extensive sport features, daily activity tracking and mobile connectivity, including GPS/GLONASS, merge with materials like copper & gold-plated titanium in 3 models: the Spartan Ultra Gold and two Spartan Sport Wrist HR models: Forest and Copper.

Nike Releases New Waffle Racer ’17 at werd.com

Nike Releases New Waffle Racer ’17

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With a tonal black swoosh and a bright white outsole, the latest iteration of the Nike Waffle Racer is a stealth and stylish new drop. It features a textile upper, a memory foam sockliner, and that classic waffle tread. Available now at Nike.com.

ORIS Revives a ’70s Classic: The Chronoris Date Automatic at werd.com

ORIS Revives a ’70s Classic: The Chronoris Date Automatic

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First launched by ORIS in 1970 the Swiss-made Chronoris Date returns today with its original racing-inspired styling both intact and tastefully updated. Its modest 39mm stainless steel case & dual crown configuration features a dial that includes Superluminova-coated center hands for hours, minutes and seconds hands, date window, instantaneous date, date corrector, fine timing device and stop-second function. Available with a variety of leather, textile, and rubber straps as well as a stainless steel bracelet.

A Fresh Pair Of Aviation-Inspired Automatics From Bremont at werd.com

A Fresh Pair Of Aviation-Inspired Automatics From Bremont

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Named for the Aircraft Mfg. Co. Ltd, one of the first British military aircraft manufacturers, Bremont’s 2 new Airco automatics are constructed using their 3-piece Trip-Tick’ cases which are produced in the UK & house the chronometer-rated BE-92AE movement. Both 40mm in diameter, the Mach 1 model features a satin-finish hardened stainless case. The case for the Mach 2 is a polished anthracite finish.