Two of Nike’s most iconic outsoles have been combined into one. The enduring 1987 classic Air Max sole with the visible airbag has been fused with the revolutionary Lunarlon sole which debuted in 2008. This is the new hybrid, the Air Max Lunar1, featuring a lightweight, cushy ride and a smooth, no-sew upper. Photo credit.
The whole backstory on the creation of this new chronograph from TAG is too complicated to bother explaining here. Suffice to say it involves auto racing. And that explains the tire tread pattern on the rubber strap that surrounds its 43mm case. It’s powered by a CH1887 movement and features black gold finish on the hands. Available September 2014.
The Approach S6 has just made every other golf watch on the market obsolete. First-of-its-kind GPS technology gives the S6 the power to track & map your swing metrics including speed & power with SwingTempo, TempoTraining and SwingStrength functions. It also gives you full color course maps and smartphone notifications.
NikeLab is the “cooler stuff” division of Nike that makes gear for sale in NikeLab’s boutique stores. Last week the lab released a special duotone LunarGlide 6. Now the brand has announced a very limited edition of the first-run black & white runner that will be available for 1 day only. That day is June 21st.
It’s a big one. The Avenger Blackbird’s large diameter, 48mm black titanium case is waterproof to 300 meters and features a cambered glare-proof sapphire crystal, dial aperture calendar & a ratcheted rotating bezel.
Art from the original Star Wars trilogy has now made its way onto a new collection of shoes and apparel from Vans. A variety of original patterns and prints are featured on classic silhouettes like their Era, Slip-On, & Sk8-Hi models plus accessories like ballcaps, backpacks, and premium T-shirts.
Runners & trainers of all types will find something fresh in Nike’s just-released Zoom Air collection. The four new models: Air Zoom Pegasus 31, Air Zoom Structure 18, Air Zoom Elite 7 and the Air Zoom Streak 5 were each designed with specific performance in mind, from correcting over-pronation to providing neutral support, structure, and response.
Drawing inspiration from their celebrated 1970s chronographs, Longines has just released another updated classic. The Heritage Diver looks a lot like its vintage counterpart but got a new caliber L663.5 movement & a stainless steel 43mm case. It is available in both chronograph & three-hand variations.
Upstart Belgian watch brand Ressence creates watches like no other. Designer Benoit Mintiens has reimagined the mechanics of watchmaking to develop an oil-based mechanical system of hands-free dials. The effect is a bold, highly legible face where the information appears projected on the glass.
Mission Workshop’s new ultralight, waterproof jacket is made of Polartec Neoshell, a fabric that pulls heat and moisture out to regulate your temperature. It also features fully taped seams, a removable hood, and weighs just 370 grams; ideal when you’re trying to pack light.