When it comes to Swiss watches, pedigree is everything. And as the grandsons of legendary watchmaker Raymond Weil, the brothers behind the 88 Rue Du Rhone brand have this base completely covered. Their clean, classic timekeeping devices range from simple analog quartz rigs to stuff like a 45mm rose gold & stainless waterproof chrono.
Swiss timing experts Piaget are known for making slim, lightweight watches but their latest, the Altiplano 38mm 900P is officially the thinnest mechanical watch in the world. To achieve this Miley-esque physique, the design has welded the movement and case into a single unit. via
Fans of classic Nike shoe designs will dig this new Lunarlon-equipped variant of the classic AirMax 90. It got a cushy update by adding an ultralight Lunarlon midsole to the plush feel of the Air heel unit and softer materials in the collar, tongue, and liner. Available Spring 2014.
If you’ve ever gone skiing the morning after an Indian food feast you know well how technical outerwear traps warm air. But this inflatable insulating vest from Klymit works a bit differently. It inflates with an included canister of Argon gas that puffs up air chambers in the vest to provide three-times the volume of lightweight insulation, allowing you to regulate your temp in all types of weather. via
American Horween leather is the good stuff—made at the famous Horween Tannery in Chicago. And that’s what Worn & Wound uses for these handmade watch straps. Choose from black, graphite, or tan featuring matte or PVD-coated steel hardware.
Why Garmin made their new S4 golf watch waterproof to 10-meters is a bit of a mystery but luckily it has a bunch of features you’ll actually use out on the links. It gives you daylight readable views of over 30,000 courses, calculates exact distances and gives course details and tracks all your shots and scores.
Bathrobes are kind of pervy in general but this Sport Utility robe was designed more for you gear perv types. It’s got tactical pockets for toothbrush, pen, & phone plus a lined, adjustable hood and two iPad size utility pockets. Bamboo cotton fleece construction.
Adidas knows sports. That’s why their new touchscreen running watch does what it should. GPS mapping of runs & routes, heart rate monitor, music & real-time coaching on your wrist. Available November 1st.
Once the leaves start to turn, everyone is a hiker. Don’t get left out. You can look the part if you step into a pair of classic hikers from Portlandia’s own Danner Boots & Tanner Goods. Their Mountain Light McKenzie is made of rich Horween leather and features a burly Vibram sole just like real mountain men wear.
For the New year, a new Air Max. It’s been this way for 90 years or so. The Air Max 2014 retains the 360 Max Air sole used in the 2013 model but replaces the Hyperfuse with an engineered mesh upper featuring Flywire for support and a new outsole that shaves some weight. Available beginning December 5.