DECEMBER 16, 2019
Today in Gear: Cariuma’s Ethically Made Sneakers, an Outlandish Land Rover Defender & More
Today in Gear is our daily roundup of all the latest product announcements, drops and deals. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at email@example.com.
If you’re looking for sneakers that are made ethically and with natural materials, you’ll probably be hard-pressed to find much from the big brands. That’s why Cariuma is passionate about creating sneakers with minimal impact on the planet, and making them with skilled craftsmen who are paid a fair wage and work in safe and comfortable working conditions. The sneakers are made with canvas crafted from fair-trade cotton, raw natural rubber harvested via ethical tapping and leather from tanneries that are Gold-rated by the Leather Working Group. The final product is a sneaker that looks good, feels comfortable and is consciously made. All shipping to customers is carbon-neutral, and they still ship them to you for free. If you want a sneaker that you can feel good about, and that you’ll love wearing, look no further than Cariuma — and right now Gear Patrol readers will also be able to score 15 percent off a pair of kicks.
New & Noteworthy Releases
Laurent Ferrier's Galet Annual Calendar Montre École was beautiful in black, white or blue, but a an opaline dial takes it to the next level.
There are plenty of ways to play up a Defender's best traits. Yacht-inspired teak? Not really one of them.
Helle has been making knives in remote Norway for nearly a century, but the Kletten is its first genuine EDC blade.
Two new Presage models with enamel dials and automatic movements are beautiful, but you'll have to fly across the pond to buy them.
Lodge 10.25-Inch Cast-Iron Skillet
Save $5: Good news: Lodge’s 10.25-inch skillet is marked down to just $10 at Sierra Trading Post (the same pan is almost always $15 to $20 on Amazon).
Sur La Table Cookware Sale
Save up to 75%: Sur La Table is holding a huge sale on cookware, but it expires tonight. Save on a variety of cast iron brands and their goods like a Staub Dutch oven or a Le Creuset cast-iron skillet.
It’s Not Too Late to Grab Insane Savings on Top-of-the-Line Motorcycle Helmets
Save Up to 50%: Right now over at Revzilla, there’s an insane sale on top-of-the-line motorcycle helmets. You can save up to $700 on select top-tier motorcycle helmets from brands like AGV, Schuberth and Bell.
Built by Backcountry Ski Outerwear
Save 30%: Stock up on this awesome, awesomely discounted outerwear now, and you won’t be ducking your head when the next round is on you at the après bar.
Everything at L.L. Bean
Save 20%: Do not sleep on L.L. Bean. Right now, the originator of the eponymous waterproof boot is offering 20 percent off your entire order. Just use the code CHEER20 at checkout.
Wolverine 1000 Mile Chukka Boot
Save 45%: Fans torn between Wolverine’s beloved 1000 Mile Boot and a sleek pair of chukka boots can have their Goodyear-welted cake and eat it, too.
Save 40%: It doesn’t look I’ll ever get to all my holiday shopping because Need Supply has a ton of Engineered Garments on sale for up to 40 percent off.
Save 68%: Anything under $200 for a pair of Persol sunglasses is a sweet deal but slashing the original price down to $99 is used car salesman territory.
KEF Q150 Bookshelf Speakers
Save $300: The KEF Q150 is one of our favorite passive bookshelf speakers, and now you can get a great deal on a pair. Amazon is slashing the price of the normally $600 bookshelf speakers to $300.
Save $32: The Sony WF-1000XM3 are the company’s latest and greatest wireless earbuds with active noise-cancellation. They normally cost $230, but right now they’re $198 on Amazon.
Save $20: The Jaybird Vistas are a Gear Patrol pick for best fitness products of 2019, and they’re on sale right now for $20 off.
Victorinox INOX Carbon Watch
Save 50%: Get this true outdoorsman’s watch with a carbon case, sapphire crystal, and rubber strap for 50% off its retail price.
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