By Nick Caruso
on 2.12.14
Thom-Sweeny-Gear-Patrol Thom Sweeney on MR PORTER
Boasting a little more panache than some of the more traditional Saville Row stalwarts, an impressive new ready-to-wear selection of Anglo duo Thom Whiddett and Luke Sweeney’s tailoring has arrived on MR PORTER (along with a beautiful accompanying lookbook). mrporter.com
Enders-Game-Gear-Patrol Ender’s Game Blu-ray
Kids training to be space warriors. It really couldn’t get much better than that. Unless of course Harrison Ford is growling and grumbling through the whole thing. $20
Amazon-AR-Gear-Patrol Flow Powered by Amazon
Using Amazon power, this app delivers an augmented reality experience to all shoppers with a smartphone. Open the app and the camera immediately begins searching for products in its sight, bringing up purchase information from the Amazon store, perhaps so you can find a better price elsewhere. (Why didn’t you stay home and search Amazon in the first place?) Free
Roots-XL-Collection-Gear-Patrol Roots XL Collection
To commemorate their 40th anniversary, Roots is producing a capsule collection of premium sweats called the XL Collection. Available February 27th at the Venice Beach location and online, the collection features comfortable as hell, non-logoed, heavy-weight sweats just begging to be worn…but not all at once, of course. usa.roots.com
Jerky-Gear-Patrol The New Primal Jerky
Made from grass-fed beef that’s been cured without the artificial preservatives, MSG or nitrates its gas station cousins tend to have, The New Primal Beef Jerky is a perfect snack for the health-conscious gent. It’s available solo or combined with trail mix packs. $8+
Ledbury-Gear-Patrol Ledbury Rudasill Hunting Shirt
Taking cues from a 1925 hunting shirt, Ledbury has created a lust-worthy shirt for the colder months: a pullover button up with patched elbows, soft brushed cotton and chopped shirt tails for untucked shenanigans. Rock it with your favorite selvedge on Sunday mornings or a Carhartt and Bean Boots for a day in the tree stand. $165
Charge-Key-Gear-Patrol ChargeKey
Having embarrassed their Kickstarter goal (beating it by 300 percent), Nomad followed up their successful ChargeCard with the portable ChargeKey. A USB drive on one side and Lightning plug on the other make it a simple way to keep your iPhone charged when you’re stranded in the wilderness with nary a charging cable to be seen. $25