By Nick Caruso
on 5.24.13
Ryobi-One-18-Volt-Lithium-Ion-Hybrid-Cordless-Corded-Trimmer-Gear-Patrol Ryobi One+ 18V Hybrid String Trimmer
Call this Ryobi the Pinocchio of lawn tools — while there’s no lying involved, you can power it with an extension cord or cut its proverbial strings to run on real-boy lithium ion battery power. ryobitools.com
Persol-Vintage-Celebration-Frames-Gear-Patrol Persol Vintage Celebration Frames
Ever the epitome of eyewear style, Persol is reintroducing three vintage looks from their especially iconic 1960s portfolio. Varying shades of tortoiseshell (“Terra Di Sienna, “Caffè”, and “Tobacco Virginia”) make for a rainbow of classic looks, available as sunglasses or eyeglasses. persol.com
Declan-Microfiber-Cloths-GEar-Patrol Declan Microfiber Cloths
How many times have you been tempted to polish those spectacles with your necktie (or actually gone through with it)? Declan’s new series of microfiber cloths are designed for scratch-free wipe downs and double as fashionable, patterned accessories. $10
Sperry-Top-Sider-Made-In-Maine-Collection-Gear-Patrol Sperry Top-Sider Made In Maine Collection
Top-Siders are the epitome of American oceanside style — their ubiquity is testament to that. The Made in Maine Collection brings production of the U.S. icon back to the American Northeast, rather than overseas, so you can slip on some true heritage and hit the deck. $300+ ()
The-Monocle-Guide-to-Better-Living-Gear-Patrol The Monocle Guide To Better Living
Monocle’s first book comes out this September (now available for pre-order), and it promises to be a heaping helping of their signature excellence. Original artwork and writing surveys the best of the best, curating an entire high-quality lifestyle in to just 400 pages. $61 ()
Giro-Air-Attack-Helmet-Gear-Patrol Giro Air Attack
Will it actually defend against an attack by air? Possibly (we’re imagining an angry hawk, here). More importantly, it’ll keep your head from having an unpleasant meeting with the asphalt, and it’s also one of the sleekest, cleanest designs we’ve seen. Fusing the exterior shell with the helmet’s impact foam means ultra light weight without a sacrifice in safety; vents mean excellent airflow. No wonder it debuted in the Tour de France last year. $200 ()
Everlane-Reverse-Denim-Bag-Colletion-Gear-Patrol Everlane Reverse Denim Bag Collection
You’re supposed to turn your garment-dyed selvedge jeans inside out if you wash them. Everlane has already beat you to the inside-out punch with their sharp new bag line — no laundering required. $30+

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