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Good morning. Keep an eye out for a multi-billion-dollar fiery meteor of glass and steel falling from the sky: late next year, a derelict Chinese satellite will plummet to earth and shower its remains over a (hopefully) unpopulated area. Also, we’re giving away a limited-edition ONA Bowery camera bag in camouflage waxed canvas. All you need to do is submit your email address for a chance to win. Here’s what’s good in gear: a face-care kit, ultra-accurate watches and an heirloom-worthy shoe-shine kit.

And here are some fresh stories to start the day.

Kit and Ace Unrestricted Blazer Jacket

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Not all technical clothing has staying power. If a garment is made to move, nine times out of ten it looks like a bad superhero costume, or it fits terribly and feels worse. But Kit and Ace clothing, crafted with the utmost attention towards day-to-day functionality and timeless, minimalist style, hits the sweet spot between active-ready and spot-on style. Their Unrestricted Blazer Jacket fits like a hand-tailored suit coat (the fabric is enhanced with four-way stretch fibers); an interchangeable mid layer can be zipped in on cold days and there are myriad zippered pockets for storing your everyday carry.

ONA Bowery Camera Bag Limited Edition

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ONA’s limited-edition camouflage version of their Bowery camera bag launched today. It’s made of handcrafted, water-resistant waxed canvas, and features refined details like full-grain leather and antique brass hardware. The Bowery has a padded interior that can protect and organize your camera gear — one to two lenses, a camera body, and personal items — but that also be removed, to use the bag as a regular messenger bag. This bag is limited edition, and only 100 are up for grabs, so get one while you can. — Caitlyn Girardi, Editorial Apprentice

American Shine Co. Complete Shoe Shine Kits

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Dress shoes have remained more or less unchanged for hundreds of years. Since leather will always need to be cared for, a handmade shoe-shine kit like American Shine Co.’s is something you’ll get great use out of, as will your children.

The Rich + Clean Proper Face Care Regimen Kit

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For average-looking skin, simply splash a bit of water on your face before going to bed and call it good. For spectacular-looking (and spectacular-feeling) skin, you’ll need to dedicate yourself to a daily regimen. Before you’re ready to fully commit, try these sample-sized bottles from The Rich + Clean’s 3-part face care kit, containing face wash, toner/aftershave and a moisturizer. If you love it (and judging by the smell of this stuff, we’re confident you will), go for the full set.

Nomad Leather iPhone 7 Case

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A leather wallet is essential. So is a phone case. Nomad’s iPhone 7 case combines the two; it’s able to hold two credit cards, raised edges protect your screen from short drops and the all-natural leather develops a rich patina.

Morganwerk Ultra Accurate Watches

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Young watch brand Moregenwerk has unveiled a line of watches, all featuring a super-accurate quartz movement. Each high-end quartz movement is thermo-compensating and receives GPS atomic clock signals to self-adjust to the proper time. As such, Morgenwerk claims the movement is accurate to within 0.75 seconds a year. Eight different versions — in both stainless steel and titanium-carbide-coated cases — are available. — Andrew Connor, Associate Staff Writer


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