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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.

Danner Heats Up The Season with the Weatherized Collection at werd.com

Danner Heats Up The Season with the Weatherized Collection

Posted in Boots and Wear

The days & nights are getting cooler. Pretty soon, we’ll all want to be “weatherized.” Danner is ahead of that curve with their new Weatherized Collection. It features two of the brand’s most iconic styles, the Raptor 650 and the Mountain 600. Both of them have been generously upgraded for the colder days ahead with enhanced insulation & winter-ready outsoles while maintaining their classic good looks.

These Boots are Built to Battle the Worst Winter Weather at werd.com

These Boots are Built to Battle the Worst Winter Weather

Posted in Boots and Wear

Colder days are on the way. Soon autumn leaves will be buried beneath snow & ice. And when those sub-zero days arrive, your feet will be stoked if they’re laced into Columbia’s Powderhouse Titanium Omni-Heat 3D Outdry boots. Designed for extreme cold, they feature a waterproof-breathable upper, a thermal-reflective lining, and 600g insulation to keep cold out and warmth in. They’ve also got a high-grip Michelin outsole for solid traction in all kinds of sketchy winter weather.

Garmin’s Instinct Smartwatch: Lots of Bang for the Buck at werd.com

Garmin’s Instinct Smartwatch: Lots of Bang for the Buck

Posted in Watches and Wear

The all-new and attractively priced Instinct Smartwatch from Garmin offers GPS, GLONASS, and Galileo satellite network location technology, heart rate monitor, daily stress tracking, calorie monitor, step counter, sleep tracker, and activity/goal alerts. There are swimming & cycling profiles as well as workouts, drills & loads of other sports metrics. It pairs with Android & iPhone devices, offers 40-hour battery life, and is waterproof to 100-meters.

Casio’s GPR-B1000 is a Super-Size Adventure-Survival Smartwatch at werd.com

Casio’s GPR-B1000 is a Super-Size Adventure-Survival Smartwatch

Posted in Watches and Wear

With a bombproof case that measures in at a whopping 60mm diameter, the Casio GPR-B1000 is a big watch built for big adventures. Optimized for hiking, trekking, and off-grid excursions, it features built-in GPS mapping, logging, and backtracking as well as compass, barometer, altimeter, and solar & wireless charging. It is dust, mud, and waterproof to 200 meters and links with a dedicated app that allows you to set goals & destinations and map routes.

Alpina Introduces Aviation-Inspired Startimer Pilot Heritage at werd.com

Alpina Introduces Aviation-Inspired Startimer Pilot Heritage

Posted in Watches and Wear

Swiss watchmaker Alpina has just introduced a new GMT pilot’s watch model into their Startimer lineup. This aviation-inspired automatic is highlighted by classic good looks and an equally attractive bang-for-buck pricepoint. The Startimer Pilot Heritage features a 42mm steel case, an AL-555 movement that delivers hours, minutes, seconds, GMT, and date on a dial available in 4 different finishes: grey, light blue, navy blue, and rose gold.

Black Yak Introduces the World’s Lightest All-Weather Jacket at werd.com

Black Yak Introduces the World’s Lightest All-Weather Jacket

Posted in Light Jacket and Wear

Ultra lightweight Dyneema fabric is the key ingredient in the Emergency Jacket from Black Yak. Tested and approved in high elevation Tibet, it is the lightest jacket with the smallest packing volume on the market and weighing just 71 grams, was purpose-built to protect against wind and weather in emergency situations. It has no pockets but does have a hood as well as an anorak style zip-front closure.

Longines Travel-Focused Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting Watch Syncs with Light at werd.com

Longines Travel-Focused Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting Watch Syncs with Light

Posted in Watches and Wear

The elegant Longines Conquest V.H.P. Flash Setting watch takes the brand’s  globe-trotting VHP technology a step further—allowing users to get fast & direct global time settings without wi-fi or bluetooth. The technology uses light sequences transmitted by the user’s smartphone flash to sync with the watch. Available in steel or black PVD finish, the 41 or 43mm case features a secondary time zone, hour, minute, second & date display.