Under Armour’s push into technical outerwear, the Ace Hotel’s newest outpost, Shwood’s latest acetate sunglasses and more.

On the Radar

Reveals, New Launches and Gear

Under Armour Chugach GTX Jacket and Bib


Announced at the Outdoor Retailer trade show, Under Armour’s new entry into technical outerwear positions them to make splash with hardcore outdoor enthusiasts. The Chugach GTX jacket and bib both feature some unique features designed to make life easier in the backcountry. They were designed with help from pro snowboarder and avid fly fisherman John Jackson. The jacket features vents near the bottom of the ribcage instead of under the pits for easier venting while wearing a pack. The bibs feature a cinch top, much like that of fly-fishing waders, to keep out snow and wind. Available fall 2016.

Hiro Clark x Equinox Shirts


Hiro Clark’s new collaboration with Equinox features a series of t-shirts with workout-inspired slogans, like “Run Like You Stole Something.”

Ace Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana


Located in NOLA’s Warehouse District, the boutique hotel chain’s newest outpost has a distinctly Southern feel while still staying true to the Ace Hotel ethos.

Wilson Staff C200 Irons


The new Wilson Staff C200 irons feature a midsize head shape and moderate offset and yields distances not attainable with traditional irons.

Shwood Newport 52mm Acetate


Each pair of Shwood sunglasses are handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, and feature polarized lenses. The Newport is the perfect blend of old school design and modern materials.

Terrapin Beer Company Single Origin Coffee Stout Sampler Pack


Releasing later this year, Terrapin’s Single Origin Coffee Stout Sampler Pack features a base stout, that is then blended with four different single-origin coffees into four separate batches. The idea is to taste how different coffee varieties affect the base beer.

Reviews and Buying Guides

Advice from the Crew

The Last Hurrah for the Old-School American Luxury Sedan


FCA’s most retro-inspired car isn’t the Challenger or Charger — it’s the humble 300S. Read the Review

Style Picks: A Cold Winter, the Right Scarf


Because your winter jacket and beanie won’t keep your neck warm. Read the Review

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Noteworthy Reads

Reviews and News from around the Web

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With a building boom taking place in London, archaeologists have discovered countless artifacts beneath the surface. National Geographic has the story.

Wired explores a lofty new design concept to replace Boston’s T transit system.

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Looking Ahead

What We’re Testing Now

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