Vibram’s new Sole Factor, Onitsuka Tiger sneakers, a Leica camera bag and more.
On the Radar
Reveals, New Launches and Gear
Vibram Sole Factor
Vibram’s new Sole Factor program aims to reduce waste and bring new life to your shoes. Regardless of shoe style, shape or original sole material, Vibram’s Sole Factor will slap an all-new Vibram sole on there starting at $75. Most times the uppers of shoes will be in perfectly good condition, but the soles will wear out and leave them destined for the trash. Do yourself and the environment a favor and breath new life into your old kicks.
ONA The Bowery Bag for Leica
Keeping your Leica M safe has never been easier with ONA’s new messenger-style camera bag.
Onitsuka Tiger Alliance x J.Crew
Onitsuka Tiger was one of the original sneaker companies, and their newest collaboration with J.Crew features a perforated suede upper.
Herb Lester Hotel Notepads
These new artisan note pads feature headings from fictional hotels like the Overlook Hotel from The Shining.
Prairie Artisan Ales Christmas Bomb
Prairie Artisan Ales’ newest Bomb variation is Christmas Bomb, a 13% ABV imperial stout brewed with cinnamon bark.
The Sumpan is Urbanears’s newest earphone and features a tangle-free design and a range of colors.
Reviews and Buying Guides
Advice from the Crew
16 Best Running Shoes of 2015
Not to be used on treadmills or indoor tracks. Read the Review
The 15 Essential Books, Movies and Podcasts About Jazz
You don’t have to break out the sax to get an education in jazz. Read the Review
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Reviews and News from around the Web
The Wall Street Journal explores the question, “Is the Jumbo Jet Era Coming to an End?”
The Atlantic goes in depth with the new Fallout 4.
Remember trying to figure out directions before GPS? Fast Company takes a look at these new maps, designed by Archie Archambault, that depict cities the way someone would have thought of them before the GPS/Google Maps directions era.
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What We’re Testing Now
We're proud to to introduce you to Issue One of the Gear Patrol Magazine. 40,000 words, 274 original photos, 183 days of tracking down stories, 60 photo shoots across seven destinations, and a weekend with Conrad Anker – all spanning 280 pages of handsome stock. Available for pre-order today in the new Gear Patrol store for $20, and in select stores soon. Proudly designed, independently published and printed in the USA. #GearPatrolMagazine Available at: https://gearpatrol.com/magazine
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