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Limited Edition YORK Athletics Mfg. x Champion Fighter Hoodie

When Champion invented the hoodie in the ’30s, it was intended for athletes and laborers who wanted protection from the elements. Decades later, the hoodie resurged into an iconic garment of popular culture. It became the uniform of iconoclasts, the regalia of fighters. This rebellious spirit is imbued in the Fighter Hoodie, an extremely limited-edition collaboration between Champion and YORK Athletics Mfg., a Boston-based company with deep roots in boxing. Featuring heavyweight black cotton, a reflective chest logo, “FOR FIGHTERS” on the left arm and “FAMILY FIRST’ on the waistband, the Fighter Hoodie is made for fighters, as all hoodies should be.

Dunhill Suede Sneakers

Red carpet-ready tennis shoes, handcrafted in Italy with the finest calfskin suede.

S-ZONE Waterproof Waxed Canvas Duffel

Similar name-brand styles typically go for several hundred dollars. This one costs just $40.

This Is Ground Plug Pack

Neatly organizes your electrical knickknacks: laptop chargers, charging cables, USB plugs, earbuds, batteries and whatever else.

Toes on the Nose Sea Silk Schooner Hoodie

Drop into autumn weather with this surfwear-inspired lightweight hoodie, made with a special blend of polyster, rayon and spandex.

Duke Cannon News Anchor Pomade

I’ll spare you the Ron Burgundy quips. This pomade has a matte finish, a medium-to-strong hold, hair-nourishing protein and subtle scents of sandalwood and citrus. Don’t act like you’re not impressed. (Sorry, couldn’t help myself.)

Joshu + Vela Zip Briefcase In Olive

From the Gear Patrol Store: This cotton twill number was made in San Francisco and sports four exterior pockets, a laptop sleeve, and vegetable-tanned leather handles and shoulder strap.

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