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Danner Explorer 650

An homage to the original 1979 Danner Light, arguably Danner’s most influential and most classic hiking boot design, the Explorer 650 once again raises the bar even further, adding new hiking boot technology from top to bottom. For maximum abrasion resistance, the Explorer 650 combines full-grain leather with nylon panels, both of which are fully waterproof and superbly breathable. It is a boot that yearns for the trail, just as its ancestor did, but loves a night out on the town just as much.

8Bitdo SN30 Universal Retro Game Controller

Got a flashy new Nintendo Switch, but yearn for the true Nintendo experience? Look no further.

ARKTYPE Dashpack

The first backpack from ARKTYPE, a brand known for its premium EDC keychains.

C by GE Sol Alexa-Enabled Lamp

Imagine if an Amazon Echo turned silver and sprouted a luminescent halo. That is the C by GE Sol.

A. Lange Sohn Deep-Blue Lange 1

A. Lange & Söhne’s most iconic watch, now with a manually wound calibre and a jumping outsize date.

The One Piano Hi-Lite

Turn any standard 88-key piano into a “smart” piano, capable of clever digitally enhanced lessons, sheet music play-alongs, games and more.

877 Workshop × Gear Patrol Leather Keychain

From the Gear Patrol Store: We partnered with Berlin-based 877 Workshop to handcraft a keychain to hold your possessions stylishly and securely.

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