July 16-20, 2018
A Look Back at the Gear We Discovered This Week
We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Tuesday, July 17
Grant Stone may only have formed in 2016, but they have quickly become a go-to for the modern man looking for timeless shoes made with the traditional techniques.
In other words, these are some of the best watches of 2018.
If you know anything about cleats, you won't be surprised.
Because your TV's built-in speakers suck.
The most affordable of Japanese whisky's most popular bottles.
You'll like it because it's a scoundrel.
Tuesday, July 18
The Nalukai Collection from Olukai offers five silhouettes on sneaker platforms including the Nalukai Boot, Nalukai Kapa Boot, Nalukai Lace Up, Nalukai Slip-On and Nalukai Sandal.
Ikepod's new watches will use quartz movements and cost well under $1,000.
Best Made Co. and its parent company Bolt Threads have collaborated to bring synthetic spider silk into a new pocket knife.
Lego dialed it up to 11 (or, at least 007) with the 1,295-piece James Bond Aston Martin DB5.
You won't find a more gorgeous soundbar.
Get ready to fly in one of the lightest and cushioned sneakers we've tested.
They look great and they're not as egregious as the last release, but I still wouldn't run in these.
Integrated Lightning cable? Check. Supports wireless charging? Check.
Thursday, July 19
The Urban EDC Supply Tain Aurora Flashlight boasts plenty of power and style for a pocket-size flashlight that can be a pivotal part of your every day carry.
Meet the new and improved Audeze LCD-2 Closed-Back headphones. The new design means you won't bother your neighbors while listening to them at work.
A handsome, well-finished watch that's still water-resistant to 300 meters.
It's widely known the Supra, and the next BMW Z4 share similar platforms and engineering, but the smaller, less powerful engine is a new discovery.
Come for the suede low-tops, stay for the tiger-print clogs.
An exceptional Bauhaus-inspired design gets a super-accurate movement.
This jacket is made using one of the most exciting materials since silicon. And yes, it can probably outperform your Gore-Tex all-weather shell.
These four new U1 dive watches from Italian micro-brand Unimatic are stealthy, beautiful, and almost guaranteed to sell out quickly.
If this style resonates with you, don’t wait -- sizes are selling fast.
The New York Times did a deep dive into Strava data to see if the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4% actually help you run 4% faster.
The Junya frames are the culmination of two years of heavy-duty testing, Japanese top-notch engineering and hand-sculpted lens technology.
Friday, July 20
Featuring a new hybrid of a drop point and spear point, it's an impressive blade.
Two different leathers combined in one sharp boot.
Maps show each river, lake and stream in high-contrast detail; the thickness of individual waterways is based on the Strahler Order Number.
The Wemo Mini Smart Plug is the first device to gain HomeKit support via a software update.
This new watch from Zodiac brings a classic 1960s diver firmly into the 21st century.