DECEMBER 19, 2019
Today in Gear: KÜHL’s Rydr Pants Get Winterized, Our Top 5 Camper Vans of the Year & More
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There’s a reason that the legendary KÜHL Rydr pant has such a fanatic following. The perfect blend of comfort and toughness, the Rydr pants are the go-tos for countless enthusiasts out in the field. But just when you thought the pants couldn’t get any better, KÜHL winterized them, meaning you can now wear Rydr’s even when the mercury drops. The Hot Rydr Pants are lined with flannel to lock in heat, with the added benefit of having a really handsome flannel accent to show off when cuffed. The fabric goes through a unique dying process that gives the pants a really nice patina that only gets better with time. And for less than $100, you won’t find pants this rugged with as many details.
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Stylish Stocking Stuffers
Save 50%: There’s still time to get your holiday shopping done, but not much. If you’re in a pinch for last-minute gifts for the style-aware guy, accessories are an easy way to stuff the stockings.
Save up to $30: The new AirPods have Apple’s new H1 chip and that allows them to pair quicker to your iPhone and use “Hey Siri” completely hands-free. You can choose to buy them with or without a wireless charging case.
Beats Powerbeats Pro
Save $50: Beats’s newest true wireless sport earbuds are essentially their version of sweat-proof AirPods. This deal applies to the Powerbeats Pro in all four colorways (black, ivory, moss and navy).
Save $32: The WF-1000XM3 are essentially wireless earbud versions of Sony’s WH-1000XM3 over-ear noise-canceling headphones, though they lack the Apple-centric features of AirPods Pro like the H1 chip and easy pairing with any iOS device.
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Save $50: There’s still time to order the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700 and get them before Christmas — and you can get a pretty good deal on them too. Amazon is selling brand-new models for $50 off.
Seiko “Monster” Dive Watch SRPD25 & SRPD27
Save 40%: Right now, the handsomely reimagined new version of Seiko’s popular “Monster” dive watch on sale for 30% off in two versions, with another 15% off using the promo code “GIFT” at checkout.
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