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IWC Adds 4 New Watches To Its Top Gun Collection at werd.com

IWC Adds 4 New Watches To Its Top Gun Collection

Posted in Watches and Wear

IWC just released 4 new additions to its Top Gun line of premium, hardworking pilot’s watches. There’s a simple, 3-hand plus date automatic, a 44mm ceratanium double chrono, a desert camo Mojave edition chrono, and a traditional pilot’s chrono powered by the brand’s caliber 69380 movement. All feature stealth Top Gun branding on the case backs.

Nike Drops a Swoosh-Free Cortez Premium at werd.com

Nike Drops a Swoosh-Free Cortez Premium

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

Nike’s latest iteration of the classic Cortez runner is another Cortez Premium but unlike the iconic original & the logo-laden variant that dropped last fall, this one has no swoosh on the visible side, making it a bit more low-key, especially in its understated black leather color way. Available now at Nike.com.

Your Body Heat and a Solar Cell Power this Smartwatch at werd.com

Your Body Heat and a Solar Cell Power this Smartwatch

Posted in Watches and Wear

The Matrix PowerWatch 2 is powered by your body heat and a solar cell. It features a color screen & GPS sensor plus an OS that supports Google Fit, Apple HealthKit, and Strava as well as can display 3rd party alerts from your Android or iOS smartphone. It is waterproof to 200 meters, has an integrated heart rate monitor, and sleep monitoring functions.

Treat Your Feet To Waterproof Socks at werd.com

Treat Your Feet To Waterproof Socks

Posted in Wear

The secret to the wind- & waterproofing of these socks is a proprietary 3-layer construction and a unique wool blend that allows them to block out the water & wetness you don’t want getting in while also allowing for breathability and wicking properties that transport moisture outward from within. The result: dry comfortable feet in all kinds of conditions.

Get a Grip On Snow & Ice with the Portable Performance Sole from Vibram at werd.com

Get a Grip On Snow & Ice with the Portable Performance Sole from Vibram

Posted in Gear and Shoes

Vibram’s Portable Performance Sole powered by the brand’s Arctic Grip traction technology, is the first portable sole ever created by Vibram to increase grip on wet ice. The fold-up soles easily attach to any kind of footwear using a simple system of adjustable shock cord fasteners, transforming whatever shoe you’re wearing into a snow, ice, and slush-crushing all-terrain vehicle.

Hermès & Hodinkee Team Up To Create Limited Edition Slim d’Hermès Automatics at werd.com

Hermès & Hodinkee Team Up To Create Limited Edition Slim d’Hermès Automatics

Posted in Watches and Wear

Created by the luxury legacy brand’s timepiece-focused subsidiary, La Montre Hermès, the Slim d’Hermès automatic was first launched in 2015 and was an overnight success. Today, they’ve created 2 special limited-editions of 100 pieces in a special partnership with Hodinkee. One is a time-only, the other is a GMT model.  Both feature a slim 39mm case, a Vaucher-made caliber, and simple yet stunning Philippe Apeloig-designed typeface. The dials are a rich, deep blue with the seconds register in frosted silver, and the crystal is slightly smoked to give them a subtle vignette. The straps are alligator.

Look for adidas Ultraboost 19 in Early Limited Drop at werd.com

Look for adidas Ultraboost 19 in Early Limited Drop

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

The forthcoming Ultraboost 19 from Adidas is a totally new & updated variant of the brand’s flagship runner. What’s new: a Primeknit 360 upper and 20% more magical Boost foam in the midsole, plus a Torsion Spring and 3D heel frame for enhanced support. Limited release on Dec. 15 & the full release in Feb. of the new year.

Bang For Your Buck: The Corniche Heritage Chronograph at werd.com

Bang For Your Buck: The Corniche Heritage Chronograph

Posted in Watches and Wear

With its polished ceramic dial and design details that hint at something like a classic Patek Philippe, the Heritage Chronograph from Corniche is a sleek 39.5mm timepiece that looks much more refined than its price tag suggests. It’s powered by a Seiko VK64, a hybrid “meca-quartz” movement that uses a quartz base to drive the mechanical chrono. Available in polished stainless or rose gold-plate finish.

This Winter, We Want Waterproof Kicks at werd.com

This Winter, We Want Waterproof Kicks

Posted in Sneakers and Wear

In a blustery, wet northern city like Vancouver, waterproof shoes make a lot of sense. Especially if they’re more wearable & workout-worthy than rubber galoshes. So that’s what upstart brand Vessi has created. Their slim, waterproof sneakers with all-knit uppers look like a hit, and considering that they crowd-funded their latest shoe in just 14 minutes proves the demand is certainly there.

Made with Recycled Materials, Patagonia’s Silent Down Sounds As Good As It Looks at werd.com

Made with Recycled Materials, Patagonia’s Silent Down Sounds As Good As It Looks

Posted in Cold Weather and Light Jacket and Wear

Made of 70% recycled materials: polyester & taffeta with mechanical stretch plus a water-repellent DWR finish, Patagonia’s snap-front Silent Down Shirt is a versatile winter layer insulated with 700-fill-power 100% Recycled Down, which is duck and goose down up-cycled from old down products. It’s got 2 chest pockets and hand warmer pockets on the sides. Available in 5 cool colors.

Filson & Danner Got Together & Made a Badass Boot at werd.com

Filson & Danner Got Together & Made a Badass Boot

Posted in Boots and Wear

Filson & Danner teamed up to create a fresh variation of Danner’s classic 8”, American Made Grouse boot. The upper is a mix of full-grain leather and Filson’s green oil finish Tin Cloth and features the waterproof breathability of a Gore-Tex membrane. The outsole is high-traction, shock-absorbing Vibram Olympia bonded to the upper with Danner’s timeless, stitch-down welted construction.

This Waterproof Vibram Boot is Ready for Shoveling Season at werd.com

This Waterproof Vibram Boot is Ready for Shoveling Season

Posted in Boots and Wear

Vibram’s freeform “furoshiki” footwear offers a flexible wrap-around design for comfort fit and a lightly cushioned foot-bed for support. The new Furoshiki Oslo waterproof winter boot adds the snow, ice, and slush-ready Vibram Arctic Grip outsole to make a simple yet solid boot built for the worst winter weather. The combination of a slip-on design, award-winning winter outsole and its fully gusseted upper means you’ll be toasty & sure-footed no matter what nature throws at you.

The Bremont Supersonic Celebrates An Aviation Icon at werd.com

The Bremont Supersonic Celebrates An Aviation Icon

Posted in Watches and Wear

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the iconic British Airways Concorde, the Bremont Supersonic takes its inspiration from the supersonic aircraft that changed Transatlantic travel forever. The sleek 43mm manual watch even incorporates aluminum from the actual aircraft; a decorated ring visible through the case back. The strap is Concorde blue leather & only 500 of these commemorative models will be produced.