Clarks-Sportswear-Tawyer-Gear-Patrol Clarks Sportswear Tawyer Sky in Camouflage
Clarks, ever the go-to for comfort and classic men’s footwear style, has introduced a sportswear homage to the Wallaby to compliment the rest of their line. Obviously, the color scheme plays the lead role here; this camouflage is very much not the “for stalking animals” type. $120
Olympus-PEN-E-5-Gear-Patrol Olympus PEN E-P5 Camera
Prime engineering goes into the look and feel of Olympus’s PEN cameras, and the new E-P5 is no different. Its handsome vintage-inspired body houses features like an ultra-fast shutter, 5-axis image stabilization and wi-fi compatibility. $1,000
Tanner-Goods-Field-Camera-Bag-Gear-Patrol Tanner Goods x the Woodlands Luggage Collection
The light-colored waxed twill canvas outers on this line of bags are eye-catching and tough; the wool felt lining ensures your goods will be cosseted entirely. Whether it’s the camera bag, duffel or wilderness rucksack, we want it. $350+ ()
Nokia-Lumia-925-Gear-Patrol Nokia Lumia 925
The 925, like Lumia smartphones before it, places heavy emphasis on its photography cred, and boasts a 4.5-inch screen and Windows 8 operating system. No doubt it’s Nokia tough too, though we don’t recommend double duty in your toolbox. nokia.com
Who-Owns-the-future-Gear-Patrol Who Owns The Future?
Has the prevalence of digital networks served humanity adversely? Jaron Lanier thinks it’s nearly wiped out the middle class in today’s society and fueled the current economic recession. $17
Outlier-x-Freemans-Sporting-Club-60-30-Blazer-Gear-Patrol Outlier x Freemans Sporting Club 60/30 Blazer
This cotton and micro-nylon blend sport coat is suited (ahem) for everyday use, easily blending with most of your wardrobe and just as deftly surviving a light rainfall. It’s classic in midnight gray and edgy in metakhaki (not pictured), which uses Jet dyed fabric for a unique, swirled look that will change as time wears on. $980
Amazon-Cloud-Photos-iOS-Gear-Patrol Amazon Cloud Drive Photos for iOS
Never content to corner just one market, Amazon has moved their shiny photo app into the cloud storage game for iOS. Just like its Android version (already out), it lets you upload old photos or ones you’ve just taken into the secure app and arrange your selfies into albums or share them the social media platform of your choice. Free