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.
British watchmakers Bremont have released a pair of advanced chronographs inspired by Boeing aircraft. Model 1 features Custom 465 Stainless Steel, a double vacuum-melted, age-hardenable alloy developed for aerospace applications. Model 247 uses Boeing aviation-grade Ti-64 titanium. Both feature Bremont’s Trip-Tick case and their beautifully finished movements are visible through crystal case backs.
The desert boot is a casual classic and these distressed Italian-made chukkas with their comfy, worn-in look and floral “Maui” print lining, are perfect for summer.
In colors that highlight baseball’s classic rivalries, this new series of ball caps from FC Goods features construction using Ebbets Field Flannel, repurposed vintage baseball glove leather accents, and felt appliqués. Also true to the classic era, these hats have a soft, unstructured, and shallower fit. Adjustable leather strap ensures a perfect fit. Made in America.
Wearing these new sunglasses will make your world look like one of the 70s-style Instagram filters. Warmer, more saturated, and more, well, classic. The trick is a tint in the lens that instead of blocking out the sun’s rays, adjusts them to look just a bit better, same as the ’Gram does to those dull photos you shoot out the car window.
The carpeted hallways of the Overlook Hotel in Stanley Kubrick’s messed-up masterpiece The Shining, inspired this strange little collection: a cardigan and crewneck sweater, a scarf, a rug, a door mat and a balaclava all knit in that terrifying 1970s pattern.
The just-released Pure Boost from Adidas is their first shoe to feature a full Boost cushioning midsole. This material weighs almost nothing. And overall, the shoe is super-light at just 8.3 ounces. It also features a seamless, breathable 4-way stretch upper.
Rip Curl’s Search GPS is the world’s first GPS surf watch, enabling you to track every session; register top speed, distance and tally your wave count. Watch data syncs to the Rip Curl Search App & Website where your surfing comes to life on location maps that include image sharing and graphic charts.
A six-hand Japanese movement powers this new chronograph from San Diego-based Nixon watches. And classic, understated styling makes the Sentry a solid choice for adults and wannabe kids alike. Available in four colors.