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November 7, 2017 Briefings By Photo by Frye

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New & Noteworthy Releases

Frye Logan Cap Toe Boot
The first thing you’ll notice about the Logan Cap Toe (or any Frye boot, for that matter) is the leather, which is sourced from the finest tanneries in the world. Frye sends it through a tumbler of volcanic rocks, leaving a fantastic worn-in and polished feel. That leather, along with the boot’s other ingredients — Goodyear welt construction, rugged rubber sole, stacked leather heel and more — are then hand-assembled with love in the USA.

Lamborghini Terzo Millennio
Lamborghini, in collaboration with MIT, has created what may well be a hint at the possible and inevitable first all-electric (or at least hybrid) Lamborghini. For now, it’s just a design study, so there’s no word on projected performance, but if the numbers end up being as incredibly insane as the design itself, it should be a fairly quick car. — Bryan Campbel

Unistellar eVscope Telescope
It’s not often that we’re genuinely excited about a telescope, let alone a Kickstarter product. The eVscope is one of those rare instances. Using some pretty futuristic technology (we’ll spare you the nerdy details), the eVscope sees distant stars and galaxies much clearer than traditional telescopes; by auto-detecting its pointing direction and connecting to a vast astronomical database, it doesn’t just see stars, it knows them, too. Perhaps most exciting is its “Campaign” mode: in the event of remarkable cosmic phenomena, scientists from the SETI Institute (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) will ping users via the eVscope’s companion app, recruiting them as citizen scientists in the search for alien life. Who knows — maybe you’ll be the one to find it. — Michael Finn

Levi’s x Outerknown Collection
Outerknown has teamed up with Levi’s to create a line of denim that is more sustainable and better for the planet. The jeans feature Levi’s Water-less fabric that saves more than 65 percent of the water used in the dye process (compared to conventional dying) and up to 50 percent less water than traditional finishing. The jeans are made from 100 percent Supima cotton, and the components of the garment — fabric, thread, pocketing, labels — are designed for recyclability and a future closed-loop recycling projects. The jeans come in indigo and black, and are cut in Levi’s 511 slim fit silhouette. Now the collection features two jeans ($128) and a trucker jacket ($185), but it will be fleshed out with more products in coming weeks. — John Zientek

Now in Stock at the Gear Patrol Store

Fisher + Baker Lexington Vest
Minneapolis based designers Fisher + Baker, make clothing for men that is timeless in style and just as comfortable in the office as it is paddling a wooden canoe. Because if you are going to take on the challenge of each day, you have to be prepared for whatever it holds.Not your typical vest, the Lexington has an entirely new level of versatility. Dress it up or down, this 3-season piece is tailored to your life. Featuring the advantages of Polartec® Powerwool and PrimaLoft® Gold insulation.

Fresh Deals

YETI Hopper 20 Cooler
Save $120: If you’ve ever considered picking up one of Yeti’s nuke-proof soft-side Hopper coolers, now’s the time to buy. Even though Yeti released a newer version called the Hopper Two, the original Hopper 20 is still a fan favorite and worth pulling out your credit card for — especially at this price. — Tanner Bowden

All-Clad Stainless Steel Roasing Pan with Rack
Save 50%: Normally, Thanksgiving deals don’t show up until those last nail-biting days before the big dinner, when turkeys are already scarce in grocery store coolers. But if you already know that you’re unequipped, you can snag a heavy-gauge stainless steel roasting pan from All-Clad that comes with a built-in removable rack right now for half off. (And you won’t even need to use overnight shipping to get it on time.)
— Tanner Bowden

Todd Snyder Roller Leather Belt in Black
Save $51: This versatile black belt is made in the USA and features simple detailing that will compliment both causal and dressed-up looks. It has a roller buckle and is available in sizes between 29 and 38. If you don’t have a good black belt, this one’s a good piece to acquire. — John Zientek

Eagle Creek Pack-It Specter Cube Set
Save 20%: It’s easy to just toss everything you need for a trip into a duffel, but there’s a reason Mom sent you away to summer camp with your clothing neatly organized in Ziploc bags. Eagle Creek’s Pack-It Specter Cubes are a technical solution to a problem you didn’t know you had; they’re built to be technical with water-resistant lightweight nylon ripstop, and this set comes in three convenient sizes. — Tanner Bowden

Club Monaco Merino Crew Sweater
Save $28: Club Monaco is offering an extra 20% off all its sweaters for a limited time. This dark green merino crewneck sweater is a versatile garment and one of the best buys of the sale. It’s the perfect layer piece for the cooler months, and can stand in for you hoodie whenever you need to dress things up. — John Zientek

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