This smart shirt from Hexoskin tracks metrics like heart rate, steps and calories burned, plus cadence, activity level, acceleration, breathing rate, heart rate recovery and more. It actually tracks 42,000 data points per minute through sensors woven right into the textile. That data is sent to a 1.4 oz device that plugs into the shirt and its dedicated app is compatible with both iOS & Android phones. It also keeps you really warm.
Colorado-based Mountain Standard is an upstart brand making simple, functional outdoor gear like fleece shirts made with American textiles and Primadown hybrid synthetic/down-filled jackets. Their current range includes a fleece shirt and jacket, insulated light jackets and a cozy, hooded down jacket (shown above).
Based on a classic PF Flyers design from the ’40s, this waterproof, vulcanized rain boot from the PF Foundation Collection features a clean rubberized upper and the comfort of a premium Posture insole. Available in Combat Green or Grey.
Based on a clean, classic design borrowed from WWII paratrooper gloves, the Utica Driving Gloves from Portland-based Tanner Goods are made with tough yet supple Horween leather.
Wintercroft’s 3D masks come as downloadable DIY kits that include templates and instructions that make construction and assembly of your mask a cinch. Using your own cardboard or cardstock material you simply cut out the template shapes, tape the pieces together and then decorate it however you want.
Even though it’s an SB, it’s clearly not a Nike skateboard shoe. The Lunar One Shot is part of Nike SB’s “Rest & Recuperation” line which means it’s perfect for all the non-skaters who want the cushy, lightweight feel of a Lunarlon midsole & a full mesh upper but don’t want the look of an off-duty jogger.
Persol has just released a new collection of their most iconic classic frames. The Icon collection includes the 649, the foldable 714, and the half wire-frame Cellor in new colors and updated versions including optical-lens options and thinner, lighter weight frames.
Despite all that technology has contributed to performance textiles, natural Merino wool remains one of the best insulators available. And that’s the main ingredient in this chill-killing 4-way stretch ninja suit from Airblaster and Poler Stuff. Airblaster is a snowboard outerwear brand that makes simple, functional cold weather gear and Poler is from Portland.
Breitling’s limited-edition Transocean Chronograph Edition was inspired by a 1956 model and reinterpreted into a new contemporary design. It features a two-tone dial with two counters, a date window at 6 o’clock, and a double caseback. It is available with a steel Air Racer bracelet or with a leather or crocodile strap. 2,000 pieces available.
The morning bike commute is about to start getting chilly. Chrome has the remedy: An insulated, reversible, packable, hi-viz vest featuring reflective hits and water-resistant fabrication.