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Today in Gear: Icon unveils its sport-oriented aircraft, Audioengine’s wireless solution for audiophiles, Vandeyk’s first cyclocross bike and more.
Today in gear: Chuck Taylors from the 1970s, more storage for your MacBook Air, Golf Gear at your doorstep, your new bathrobe and a bucket hat fedora from American Trench.
Car With Attitude, Gear to Match
Any serious car collector will have home-grown American steel in his garage, and the 1972 Chevelle would be an excellent place to start. But don’t you dare take it for a drive without going whole hog — your gear needs to complement the Chevelle’s bad self without sacrificing a strong sense of red, white and blue style.
Grabbing a pair of classically rad sneakers better suited for trips to the beach than running a 5k personal best is a great way to prepare for warmer weather. Light materials and light colors paired with simple silhouettes make each of these five picks worth wearing for that next sundress encounter; for summer mood optimization, we’ve paired an accompanying soundtrack to each of our picks.
Vancouver-based Reigning Champ partnered with Converse, to release a customized version of the sneaker that started it all. The limited run Chuck Taylor features R.C’s iconic fleece as a base fabric in classic heather gray or navy blue. A blue Oxford inner lining completes the casual sportswear styling. Your shopping list for new fall sneakers…
Known for its versatility, Jack Purcells by Converse are, in the world of sneakers, a modern-day classic. The shoes go well with a linen suit, chinos, or a pair of jeans. But, matching clean sneakers with a highly structured suit can be a little tricky. Converse, not one for stagnation, has devised the Jack Purcell…
Where Sneaker Meets Skipper
For some reason or another, the yachting life-look is back with a vengeance in men’s fashion. If you aren’t really inclined, though, to throw on a pink polo shirt over a navy polo and pop both collars (and we don’t blame you), these latest sailorized editions of Converse’s renowned Jack Purcell might help you keep…
Converse recently dropped a sweet new pair of their famous All-Stars this past holiday season. Spotted during some shopping at Bloomingdales in New York, this editor could barely slap down his girlfriend’s credit card fast enough. Read: present… I swear. These kicks are a part of Converse’s 1HUND(RED) initiative that brings together a hundred artists…