Today in Gear: waterproof formal attire by Samuelshon, HTC’s handheld camera, a new collab from Sperry Top-Sider and Barneys New York, a siege-proof dock lock and more.
36 gifts for the well-dressed gent
If you’re a stylish gent, you’re acutely aware of each seasonal shift. Spring affords chances to wear lighter, refreshed colors; summer is time for light material and sunglasses; autumn means breaking out a chunky cardigan. But it’s winter when a man can truly shine. He can layer. He can sport rich fabrics and hulking boots, overcoats and purposeful accessories. When there is such a wide, deep array of options in the winter wardrobe world, what exactly do you give the man who lives stylishly? We’re here to turn that dilemma into fruitful present curation. So brew up some nog, get out the wrapping paper (even if you’re giving to yourself) and check out our top picks in these important categories of winter style for the well dressed man.
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 Ever the epitome of eyewear style, Persol is reintroducing…
Around the country, where people can’t easily access a natural body of water, they’ll flock to fake ones for some relaxation, fun, and relief from the heat. This is the seasonal blessing and curse of the fortunate few who own — or have access to — a pool. If you fall into this category and are already bemoaning your hosting duties to come, may we remind you of the wise words of
“Uncle” Ben Parker Voltaire, “with great power comes great responsibility”. Think that bowl of corn chips (“but they’re restaurant style!”) and playing some Jimmy Buffet from your puny laptop speakers answers the call? You are woefully mistaken.
It’s time to take your waterside shindigs to another plane. What we’re talking about is the kind of event that’ll haunt Charlie Sheen’s dreams and leave the neighborhood gabbing for decades. We’ve got your shopping list right here.
Sperry’s Cloud Logo brand puts a trendier spin on American originals. The shipyard rigger boot features genuine handsewn construction, a removable, full length molded footbed, and Sperry’s own Wave Comfort System for added cushioning and air circulation. $140 | Sperry Top-Sider
Diamond Anniversary A La Prep
The prep of today is edgy. It’s slimmer, more modern and usually wrapped in a casual—not slouchy—vibe. When looking for that perfect piece of footwear to accompany your Nantucket picnic on the bay, who better than Massachusetts-based Sperry to get your Cape Code on? Started by an avid sailor who created special grooves in his…
Serious Water Footwear for the Boating Professional Men’s Submersible Boot Sure, we shot this in a bathtub, but one wear and you might start wearing it in the tub too. For the serious sailor or kayaker, footwear doesn’t get any better than this. In fact these submersible boots, made of genuine quick drying neoprene, were…