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.
Two new models in Bell & Ross’s Vintage line are highlighted by their very Britishness. The 123 GMT features a dual time-zone display with a bright orange 24-hour GMT hand while the 126 Insigna is a special edition of their 126 Carbon adorned with British WWII aviation motifs. via
This is the Elementum Terra Stealth from Finnish watchmaker Suunto with an emphasis on the Stealth. This new digital sport timepiece is offered in neutral earth tone colors and features anti-reflective services that help you & it blend in. On the other hand, a muted lime-yellow display & the 3-D GPS make it a standout.
The compact, single watch winder from Barrington is unlike other winders that rotate continuously and can potentially overwind and damage your watches’ mechanisms. This design pauses between winding intervals and can also be set to wind clockwise, anti-clockwise and alternating as well as offering variable winding speeds to work for watches of all weights. via
Cole Haan’s latest development in blending sneaker comfort with work-worthy dress shoes is called ZeroGrand. This technology replaces a traditional outsole with a superlight one that looks more like Nike’s Freesole and features a minimized laser-cut full-grain leather upper. Bottom line: there’s never been a more flexible & comfortable wingtip.
Something to consider for the Fall… Warm when it’s wet, this softshell insulator combines DWR coating with stretch and breathability properties that will keep you comfortable in all kinds of conditions whether you’re making a push for the summit or just hanging out at camp.
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.