If you’ve been waiting for a smart watch that doesn’t scream “look, I’m an early-adopter” you can thank Motorola for the Moto 360; a normal, good looking “Android Wear“-powered watch that subtly delivers notifications & alerts and also features voice-activated functions like Google searches, scheduling appointments and setting alarms. Available Summer 2014.
It seems like everyone has a pair of Nike’s Free series runners or trainers but for 2014 you can create your own custom colorway through Nike iD. Choose the Free 3.0 Flyknit, 4.0 Flyknit, or Free 5.0 & make yourself a one-off pair that you won’t see on anyone else at the gym.
The Apollo pant from L.A-based cycling clothier Lunis is made with a blend of nylon, polyester and elastane, offering the technical performance of adventure gear but with tailored styling that transitions easily from the bike lane to the morning meeting.
New Era makes baseball hats. Their new Heritage Series 1934 Collection is just what it sounds like: a collection of hats modeled after styles used by MLB teams back in the 30s. They feature classic logos, period-correct construction, and come packed in a big red box, just as they would have arrived to the pros of the period. Look for additional team releases through 2014.
Go right ahead and blast them full of phlegm and snot but these cute little microfiber hankies are actually designed for cleaning stuff like touchscreens, eyewear, and cameras. Available in a full range of styles and sizes.
Summer sucks for only one reason: the weddings. You know you’ll be stuck wasting a few prime Saturdays sweating in a suit or even worse, a tux, so why not make it a rental? The Black Tux is an online suit rental service that let’s you choose your suit or tux, they ship it to you & when you’re done soiling it, you simply send it back.
This baseball inspired belt is made of vintage American baseball glove leather and 8oz. Chestnut colored top grain cowhide and features a brass buckle and clasp. It will keep your trousers up so nobody has to see your bat and balls.
Garmin makes some of the best GPS & training watches. Their latest, fēnix 2, combines all the best tech & features they’ve got to become arguably the best sport-adventure watch out: waterproof to 50 meters, 50 hour battery life in GPS mode & five weeks in watch mode. It has an ANT+ radio to pair with sensors like heart rate, cadence, temperature, power meter, etc, plus Bluetooth 4.0 for pairing with sensors & your smartphone.
With looks that bring to mind your old Boy Scout watch or dad’s classic Timex, the Corvid Field Watch is a no-nonsense timepiece from Aevig, a new brand based in the Netherlands. It’s powered by a Ronda 703 quartz movement and is available with tan, black, or green dials. via
The Stratosphere watch contains a low-power GPS chip that automatically sets it to the correct time anywhere you go in the world. A domed sapphire crystal gives the watch its unique look—viewed from the side it’s said to look the like earth seen from outer space but that kinda depends on what you’ve been smoking.