For their Fall ’16 Surplus Collection, Canadian bag brand Herschel Supply Co. draws inspiration from 60s-era U.S. Military gear. The collection includes a duffle, 2 packs, a long-handle tote, hipsack, dopp kit, and several hats, all featuring tactical details like matte metal hardware and Tiger stripe camo linings, plus army green herringbone twill construction.
Wayne Gretzky is hockey’s undisputed G.O.A.T. and in this new book he discusses candidly, for the first time, what the game looks like to him and introduces us to the people who inspired and motivated him: mentors, teammates, rivals, the famous and the lesser known, weaving together lives and moments from an extraordinary career.
Made of double-walled stainless steel, the Bonfire from Solo Stove is a sleek efficient fire-pit; perfect for taking the chill out of your autumn evening gatherings. Ventilation holes in the base of the outer wall and around the lip of the inner wall create exceptional airflow to get your fire burning fast with long-lasting heat. A funded Kickstarter.
Portland, Oregon’s Danner & Portland, Maine’s New Balance are two American brands with real heritage. And the two just teamed for fall on a limited edition collaboration. The American Pioneer Project offers NB’s classic MiUSA 585 in a brown leather/khaki colorway and the iconic Danner Light hiker in a gray colorway comprised of Horween leather, suede, and Cordura.
For festivals like Burning Man and Coachella where your chances of literally melting from the heat are pretty decent, the 6-person No Bake Tent could be a lifesaver. It’s a got a unique design that keeps you from roasting alive when the sun pops up and starts baking the mesa. The outer layer of the tent reflects and blocks 90% of infrared & visible light rays, so it stays warm and dark inside. It is 6’6” tall and offers a long list of windproof, dustproof, and custom comfort features.
With a frame made of 100% EVA foam—think Lunarlon—and a strap made of compression-molded silicone, Electric has created the lightest ski & snowboard goggle in the world. It also costs about half the price of a premium goggle. The design of the Electrolite won the coveted Best Product Award at the 2016 ISPO Sports Tradeshow.
The officially-licensed Star Wars R2-D2 coffee press holds 32 ounces (4 cups) of your morning fuel supply. R2’s body is made of BPA-free plastic, the removable carafe is made of glass & dishwasher safe, and the plunger is made of food-grade stainless. Stands 9” tall.
Adiós Google Cardboard, hello Daydream View. Google’s latest VR headset uses your Android smartphone to create a lightweight, comfortable, and light-blocking VR experience. Like the Oculus Rift, the headset enclosure is made of cloth, available in slate, red, & white. A 2-button remote controller is included, which stores inside the headset.
Two new HTC-built phones from Google have just been officially unveiled. The difference between Google’s Pixel & Pixel XL mainly comes down to the size & resolution of their screens. The Pixel gets a 5-inch 1080p display & the XL gives you a 5.5-inch Quad HD panel display. Both run Google’s Android software on a Snapdragon 821 processor and have Google Assistant built-in as well as supporting Google Daydream VR.
With high-quality wax canvas from their Scottish fabric partner Halley Stevenson and the classic silhouette of a M65 army parka, San Francisco’s Mission Workshop has created a stylish and thoroughly weatherproof field jacket that will stand the test of time.