Casio’s new Android Wear smart watch is built for outdoor action. It’s water resistant up to 164 feet with a pressure sensor, compass and accelerometer & has a bunch of built-in apps. RunKeeper for running & cycling, ViewRanger GPS gives you location data, route info, & altitude graphs and MyRadar provides instant weather updates. Available April 2016.
What good are gloves if they don’t work with your touchscreen? Exactly. Mujjo’s Leather Touchscreen gloves do it. They’re made of Ethiopian Lambskin & feature a snap closure at the wrist, allowing you to take calls in style, in any temperature.
This doesn’t happen too often: Ray-Ban just released a new frame. The Clubround is fresh but looks familiar, based on the classic Clubmaster silhouette, with a slightly more rounded outline. Available now in black and tortoise.
Japan’s Nanamica brand has created a scarf that combines two of nature’s best insulators: wool & down. The navy blue scarf features 100% wool with a backing layer of quilted down and a snap to keep it snug around your neck.
Ketums began as a bespoke rainwear-maker in Paris in the 1920s. Then the family business dissolved when Germany invaded France in WWII. Today, the great grandson is reviving the label with his first new piece: a traditional waxed cotton twill jacket with a flannel lining. The Bondy jacket is named for the street in Paris where Ketums began.
With a titanium case completely filled with oil, The TYPE 5 from Ressence is the first mechanical watch to be perfectly readable underwater regardless of the viewing angle. The oil eliminates refraction & reflection to create a crystal-clear display in all conditions.
From the makers of some of the world’s finest outdoor adventure gear, The North Face’s HyperAir GTX Jacket is a big deal: it’s the most breathable waterproof jacket they’ve ever created. Utilizing a new fabric called GORE-TEX Active, it offers better breathability, reduced sweat accumulation and faster moisture transport than ever before. Available December 15.
Keep your Red Wing boot looking sharp: the Heritage Master Care Kit consists of a custom made waxed canvas mason bag featuring copper & leather details that includes a limited edition boot care kit with a leather work mat, two sets of boot bags, two sets of boot care cloths, two pairs of Deep Toe Capped Wool socks and a embossed boot horn.
Joining Adidas & Nike, New Balance is now using 3D printing in its shoe designs. Their new 3D printed midsole is made from DuraForm Flex TPU, a material offering new levels of flexibility, strength, weight and durability. The midsole will be available on new NB running shoes by summer time.
To coincide with the release of the 2016 Ducati X-Diavel cruiser last week in Milan, Tudor created the 42mm Fastrider Black Shield chronograph. With a blacked-out color scheme & design cues borrowed from the bike, its sintered monobloc black ceramic case contains a Valjoux 7753 movement.