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Today in Gear: A Backpack You Can Actually Wear to Work, Affordable Denim & More
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The Backpack You Can Actually Wear to Work
The general concept of a backpack hasn’t changed all that much over the years. What has changed are the materials certain brands use.
Take Moral Code’s Reese Backpack for instance. This premium canvas and leather backpack is a stylish way to lug your stuff around. It offers an elevated design that’s distinct from the versions you used in school — this is an adult’s backpack. Built with plenty of interior pockets to hold your laptop, papers and maybe even your clothes, the Reese is the ideal professional’s backpack.
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New & Noteworthy Releases
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Seiko 5 SNZH “Fifty Fathoms”
Save $170: The Seiko 5 SNZH “Fifty Fathoms” is a 42mm, stainless steel-cased diver with a 23-jewel Seiko 7S36 automatic movement. Featuring polished block hour markers and sword hands done up in Lumibright, a 120-click unidirectional bezel and Arabic numbers, this is a simple, handsome day-date watch that’s water resistant down to 100m, which should be plenty for most divers. You also get a Hardlex crystal, display case back and stainless steel bracelet, and the watch is available in several colors (add $25 for certain versions). — Oren Hartov
Save $95: When arranged thoughtfully and outfitted appropriately, a home gym can be an entirely capable alternative to a pricey gym membership. It doesn’t have to call for heavy and bulky (not to mention expensive) equipment, either. TRX’s original suspension trainer was created with this type of functional minimalism in mind — it was invented by a Navy SEAL squadron commander named Randy Hetrick who was searching for a way to stay fit during deployment.
Like an as-seen-on-TV contraption, it can be adapted to various workouts and targeted exercises. Unlike that hulking machine, it can be bought in fewer than 12 installments, especially now that it’s $95 off. — Tanner Bowden
Bulova Lunar Chronograph Moon Watch
Save 54%: While the Omega Speedmaster is considered the preeminent moon watch, there have been many timepieces that have ventured into space, including a Bulova chronograph worn by Commander David Scott on the Apollo 15 mission in 1971. The reissue retails relatively cheap, at $675 on the bracelet, but right now, Amazon is offering the watch with a 54 percent markdown, making this already-affordable tribute to space exploration even more accessible. — Zen Love
Dr. Martens Shoes and Boots
Save 30%: For well over a half century, Dr. Martens has made a range of iconic, hard-wearing boots in the UK. the brand’s minimalist uppers and rugged rubber soles are instantly recognizable, a favorite of musicians, furniture makers, art-school students and countless others. If you’re looking to pick up a pair for yourself, head over to East Dane today. Currently, you can save 30 percent on a range of Dr. Marten’s footwear including shoes, lace-up boots and Chelsea boots. There are numerous styles to choose from, all priced to sell. — John Zientek
Penfield Bomer Jacket
Save 54%:Right now Penfield’s Okenfield Jacket is on sale for more than 50% off at Century 21. Available in both black and olive, it’s the perfect lightweight layer to wear into the spring.
The Penfield Okenfield mirrors the cut and looks of old-school bombers while skipping out on the out on the heavy materials and insulation. This makes the layer an ideal light option for wearing into the spring as rising temperatures rule out heavier jackets but not jackets altogether. — J.D. DiGiovanni
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