Citizen is adding a whole lineup of new Star Wars watches to its 80s revival Ana-Digi Temp series. Following the Rebel Pilot and Trench Run models released in March, there are Darth Vader, Boba Fett, R2-D2, C3PO, Stormtrooper and BB-8 variants of the dual-mode watch coming later this year. Each design features the Star Wars logo and an illustration of the character engraved on the caseback.
The garment science innovators at Vollebak always have something fresh up their sleeve. Their latest is the Indestructible Jacket, their lifeproof & highly technical take on the classic denim jacket. Constructed of black Dyneema fabric, a material that is feather-light & yet 15X stronger than steel. Super lightweight Dyneema gets stronger as it gets colder, giving the jacket all-season functionality while feeling much like regular denim.
The BR 03-92 Diver from French watchmaker Bell & Ross fuses the brand’s signature aviation-inspired design with military styling in this limited edition release. A matte black square 42mm case houses an olive drab ceramic dial that features Super-LumiNova C3 illumination for low-light readability. Waterproof to 300 meters. Choose from a black woven & rubber or rugged khaki fabric strap.
Equipped with advanced sleep tracking powered by Firstbeat Analytics, Garmin’s new 45mm Venu 2 (& 40mm Venu 2S) is a fitness-focused GPS-smartwatch that helps you make sense of your sleep patterns. It gives you REM & body movement data, as well as tracking pulse rate, blood-oxygen saturation, & breathing. Available in 2 sizes and a range of colors, it offers a new feature called “Health Snapshots” that lets you record and share key health stats. Calls, notifications, payments, & audio streaming are also right there on your wrist. Available now.
Made of super-soft and absorbent 100% Supima cotton, this robe from Onsen is the ultimate hoodie for ninja-level chill. For post-shower, pre-brunch and everything else that requires no pants, this will be your go-to garment. Available in White, Cinder Grey, and Denim.
Let us send the latest gear & gadgets to your email.
Click the subscribe button below.
Colorado-based Matador & SoCal surf brand Volcom teamed up to create a tactical towel that’s also a poncho. The perfect garment for changing in-to & out-of wetsuits and swimwear at the beach. This lightweight, absorbent & quick-drying poncho is packable and features a drawstring hood & snap neck closure. Stores in its own pocket-pouch when not in use.
Cartier’s new Tank collection includes the brand’s first solar-powered watch. The SolarBeat Tank Must is a slim, square stainless automatic powered by SolarBeat movement. Light that passes through the Roman numerals on the face reaches the photovoltaic charging system to keep it moving. The wrist strap is made of non-animal leather—another sustainability cue from the luxury label.
Powered by the German watchmakers’ newest in-house movement, the NOMOS Tangente Update is a refined and streamlined automatic with a cool, Midnight Blue dial. The Calibre 6101 movement is unique for its date complication, featuring a ring of numbers at the dial’s edge which lights up the day of the month in glowing green.
Drafting off the undying popularity of Crocs, California-based brand has adapted its iconic Slip-On silhouette into a very vented all-weather water shoe. Made of soft and comfy injected TPU (just like a Croc) the Trek Slip-On merges the beach-ready ease of a sandal with the coverage of a shoe. Available now.
With a dial cut from Namibia’s salvaged Hoba meteorite, the Rolex Cosmograph Daytona is a rare special edition based on the iconic 60s-era motorsports-inspired chronograph. Its slim, 40mm case is offered in white, yellow, or rose gold and is powered by a calibre 4130 movement that delivers 72-hours of reserve power.
Combining G-Shock’s rugged, all-weather construction with Google’s Wear OS platform, Casio’s all-new GSW-H1000 is the brand’s first G-Shock to use Wear OS. It boasts a full-color LCD display, GPS, sensor data, tracking for 15 dedicated sports & notifications are just a few of its functions. Battery life is not bad at 1.5 days—about .5 more than the Apple watch. Available May 2021.
ASICS is out of the gate with two new runners featuring the propulsive power of a carbon plate. The METASPEED Sky and METASPEED Edge both boast an FF Blast Turbo midsole which is built around a lightweight, energy-returning carbon fiber plate. The Sky is the more stacked of the two, engineered to elongate your stride. The Edge is lower, designed to support and control cadence.
Nike’s latest addition to the Air Max legacy is the all-new Air Max Pre-Day. Named for running legend Steve Prefontaine, it merges 70s-era styling cues with modern tech. Recycled materials throughout the upper compliment a re-designed & streamlined Air Max outsole with a big window to display the airbag. Available on Air Max Day, March 26.
Combining the slipper-like comfort of a classic espadrille with rugged tactical materials, the Explorer’s Espadrille is a tough & minimalist all-terrain performer. Constructed of water-resistant neoprene camo material that molds to your foot, the upper is finished with rubber mud guards on the toe and heel. The front and back pull tabs feature reflective hits for safety & a layer of Kevlar in the insole provides extreme protection for walking on harsh, dangerous surfaces.
Hamilton’s latest in a remarkable range of manual hand-wound watches, is the slim Intra-Matic Chronograph H, a 40mm, 60s vintage-inspired mechanical. Powered by Hamilton’s Swiss Made H-51 movement, it offers time and a pair of inset sub-dials for minute & 30-seconds. Battery reserve is 60 hours. Choose from a white or black dial variant & a stainless mesh bracelet or black alligator strap.
The waterproof breathability of a GORE-TEX membrane adds a layer of unrivaled weather-resistance to Merrell’s Moab trail shoe. Loaded with recycled-content materials, from its Vibram Ecordura outsole to its recycled mesh upper and lining, it is a tough yet sustainable all-terrain design. Available now in 4 fresh colorways.
The latest & greatest from the Nike Running lab is the ZoomX VaporFly NEXT% 2, a fresh, race-focused runner in the ZoomX range. It retains the articulated carbon plate shank and a lightweight but durable rubber outsole with low-profile grooved treading. The upper is breathable mesh featuring asymmetric lacing to provides instep support and comfort for going farther faster. Available March 25.
25 years have passed since IWC first introduced its 3705 ceramic pilot’s chronograph, and to celebrate its enduring legacy, they’ve revived the design in a new material, Ceratanium; a titanium alloy that takes on the properties of ceramic when exposed to extreme heat. The dial is a replica of the original while the movement has been updated to an IWC in-house 69380 calibre, a 12-hour, two register chronograph.
An iconic and beloved running shoe in its 1970s heyday, Adidas Originals has now re-issued the slim, all-leather Cadet. It features a suede toe bumper and low-profile natural rubber outsole. You may not want to run a marathon in this shoe but dudes definitely did. Available now.
Reebok is celebrating the 30th anniversary of their iconic Pump Omni Zone II, a hoop shoe made immortal by Dee Brown in a 1991 NBA Slam Dunk contest. Before stuffing his first of many amazing dunks that day, Dee knelt down & pumped up his shoes. This 2021 limited re-issue pays faithful respect to the original design. Available March 4th.