In the Isle Of Man TT, crappy weather is par for the course and this waxed cotton storm coat from Freeman’s Sporting Club would provide a decent defense: water-resistant 8.5oz cotton, Milspec melton wool lining, and heavy duty hardware.
Original Timbos, they’re like the Air Force One of boots. Certified classics. This year, Timberland celebrates 40 years in business with a limited-edition collection numbered 1-1973 in 4 of their most beloved styles: the 6” Super, the World Hiker, and two colors of the SuperBoot. They’re hosting an online auction with all auction proceeds to benefit the Rainforest Alliance.
There’s no mistaking that old school AF1 look but this new version is actually a bad-weather boot. It features a padded wool collar, heavier lugs on the sole, and a full-grain leather upper coated with Watershield to keep out rain, sleet, & snow.
Garmin’s newest wi-fi enabled touchscreen smartwatches measure all the crucial fitness metrics plus they offer recovery data, training plan support, & track personal records, laps, & calories. They also offer Live Track, which allows family, friends & stalkers to follow where you are on your run.
Maybe you like to run in those knee-high compression socks like the real athletes but when it comes to hiking, there’s nothing better than real wool socks. These fine specimens are made in Italy using only natural Italian wool yarns which offer unsurpassed wicking and breathability for all day comfort on the trail.
Samsung just jumped into the smartwatch fracas with a mean machine. It syncs with your Galaxy phone & offers over 70 compatible apps. Check notifications, control music play, take calls, & so on. It’s also got a 1.9 MP camera, 2 mics, & shoots 720p movies.
Remember college? Not school. I mean the hippy chicks and weekends in the wilderness. Well, if you didn’t live it like that, let Patagonia remind you. They’ve revived a selection of their original garments and outerwear for The Legacy Collection, celebrating the brands’ first 40 years and the simplicity of those gritty, old days.
White leather, clean lines, green trim. Why Adidas ceased production on the original Stan Smith back in 2012 is anyone’s guess, but the timeless shoe is making a comeback. On September 4th, this certified classic will be available in a limited release followed by widespread production into 2014.
Next week, it’s go time for another NFL season & Nike made some fresh team jerseys for the occasion. The “Get Drenched” collection includes a tonal colorway for each of the 32 teams. These monochrome jerseys feature a streamlined fit, Flywire collar, & mesh venting. Corresponding apparel & shoe colorways are also part of the limited ‘Get Drenched’ editions.
Current sunglass styling can be broken down into roughly 2 main themes: vintage-inspired & stupid. But southern California-based Salt Optics, being naturally averse to trend chasing, produce neither type. The clean & simple designs of their RX frames and sunglasses stand out for their sharp, sophisticated styling and high-quality optics. Above are two new offerings for Fall 2013.