James Bond has been wearing an OMEGA Seamaster since Golden Eye in 1995. For the release of the forthcoming Bond film, OMEGA has created a special edition ‘Spectre’ Seamaster 300; featuring an innovative OMEGA Master Co-Axial calibre 8400 movement & imprint of the Spectre film logo as well as an engraved serial number for the limited edition of 7007 watches.
The red, blue and silver coloring give the 39mm Carrera Calibre 6 its distinctive look and, being a Tag chrono, there’s also sharp detail: the sunray style silver dial features an inset seconds subdial as well as a date window and a blue flange around the edge featuring white minute numbering. The COSC-certified movement has a 44-hour power reserve, and the strap is perforated calkfskin leather.
Despite what pretty much every brand spouts, very, very few products are truly “classic’ or “iconic.” But the suede Desert Boot from Clark’s is on the list. Unchanged since its introduction in 1950, Clark’s is making 1,950 handmade & numbered pairs to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of this enduring design.
Surf-fashion minded Internet surfers and even some actual surfers have been speculating about whether 11-time World Champ surfer Kelly Slater’s people would ever actually launch his new apparel brand Outerknown. Well, the speculation ends now. It’s here & it’s like, mature surf fashion: Less logo, more monochrome.
New York-based watchmaking upstarts Redux & Co. create watches that combine the look of classic pilot instruments with dive watch function. The COURG is a 39mm titanium case automatic powered by a Seiko SII caliber NH-35A movement. Strap options include ballistic nylon or Italian leather. A funded Kickstarter.
New Balance made a lightweight chill-shoe as comfy as your favorite sweatshirt by using actual sweatshirt. The Fresh Foam Zante Sweatshirt features a new-sew upper blending street-inspired materials with NB’s proven running tech.
Swiss watchmaker RJ-Romain Jerome teamed up with Tetris to design their latest limited edition Generational Icons watch, the Tetris-DNA. To celebrate the anniversary of Tetris, the watch dial features a random sequence of the game’s signature Tetrominos encased in a PVD coated titanium case.
Once Nike bought Converse, this moment was imminent. They’ve updated the iconic Chuck Taylor for the first time in 98 years to include Nike technology. Purists may groan, but the Chuck 2 looks the same as it ever has and now features a Lunarlon outsole, making it much more comfortable & better for your feet.
We know, it’s hot out right now, but here’s something new and notable for the fall/winter. Merino wool is among the world’s best natural insulators and its wicking properties make it the choice of athletes and adventurers who swing from sweating to freezing in one outing. Patagonia’s Merino Air collection uses responsibly-sourced wool blended with recycled Capilene for maximum performance.
The collab between adidas and Vancouver-based wings+horns puts a fashionable twist on the classic Stan Smith silhouette with the use of Horween football leather. The collection also includes some up-styled softgoods: slim fit sweatpants, a bomber jacket with a zip-off hood, and a shortsleeve crew neck with mesh paneling. The limited in-store release this week will be followed by a July 18th global release at select retailers.