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PF Flyers All American Featuring New Balance Fresh Foam
PF Flyers knows how to do retro right: keep the philosophy of the original alive, take a few design cues too, then completely, thoroughly modernize every other aspect. The result is a faithful homage that’s as good as can be. The All American is based on a sneaker from the ’60s but features Fresh Foam tech from New Balance, a premium footbed and reinforced number 12 duck canvas — in both low- and hi-top silhouettes. PF Flyers has always been on top of the comfort and easy style game; the All American brings the brand’s heritage up to date in a big way.
Weber Summit Charcoal Grill
The Weber Summit Charcoal Grill is the perfect complement to summer. The charcoal grate is adjustable to two positions — higher for better searing or lower for smoking — and the Snap-Jet gas ignition system makes lighting the charcoal simple. This is the barbecue lover’s dream. – Dan Whalen, Editorial Intern
Crown Royal Noble Collection Wine Barrel Finished
Fine Canadian whiskey, given a royal pampering far beyond its iconic velvet cloak. Finished in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels sourced from Paso Robles, California wine country, the limited edition expression carries notes of “heavy fruit and butterscotch: black currant, cove, with dried blueberry,” and “caramel and butterscotch with red grapes and fermented grape leaves.”
SALT. x AETHER Sunglasses
SALT. and AETHER have released the second iteration of their limited-edition eyewear collaboration just in time for summer. The collection’s two frames — the Scout and the Explorer — are designed with motorcycle rider in mind and feature perforated side shields to manage airflow. The frames, temples and nose pads are constructed from titanium, and lenses are combination polarized and photochromic. Available at AETHER for $600, these sunglasses are an investment. But rest assured, the performance features are second to none, and their styles are timeless.
Range Rover Evoque Landmark Edition
How does Land Rover celebrate selling 600,000 Evoque SUVs over six years? With a special edition, of course. The Evoque Landmark edition will be available in three exclusive colorways, but the one you really want is Moraine Blue. You’ll also get Gloss Dark Grey wheels, a Graphite Atlas grille, along with a dark gray brushed satin trim and grained Ebony leather in the interior. Otherwise, it’s the same great SUV 600,000 people saw fit to buy. Because, hey, if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. – Bryan Campbell, Associate Staff Writer
Beyerdynamic Xelento Wireless Bluetooth In-Ear Headphones
Beyerdynamic’s original Xelento headphones are known, among audiophile circles, for being among the highest-quality (and most expensive) hi-fi in-ear headphones available. Now, Beyerdynamic has removed the cord from the original Xelento, opting instead for a Bluetooth connection. The Xelento Wireless headphones will debut at High End 2017 in Munich, Germany, which takes place May 18-21.
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