JANUARY 27, 2020

Today in Gear: Cheap Furniture That Looks Good, a Jacket That Packs Down to the Size of a Soda Can & More


January 27, 2020 Briefings By

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 tig@gearpatrol.com.


New & Noteworthy Releases

This Iconic Pilot Watch Just Got Blinged Out
This Iconic Pilot Watch Just Got Blinged Out

Breitling's rerelease of its iconic Navitimer from 1959 is remarkably faithful to the original, but it now comes in two luxurious new case materials.

Tyler, the Creator Won His First Grammy Wearing This Custom Polo Shirt
Tyler, the Creator Won His First Grammy Wearing This Custom Polo Shirt

A decade after his electric mixtape Tyler, the Creator won his first Grammy and sported a custom polo made by the same factory making goods for today's coolest brands.

Did Porsche Sneak the Secret New 911 GT3 Into Its Super Bowl Ad?
Did Porsche Sneak the Secret New 911 GT3 Into Its Super Bowl Ad?

There's a very, very interesting blue car hiding in the background.

Need Ultra-Cheap Furniture That Looks Decent and Ships Quickly? This Is a Good Bet
Need Ultra-Cheap Furniture That Looks Decent and Ships Quickly? This Is a Good Bet

Wayfair's Foundstone collection is intentionally boring and affordable.

Finally, a Miracle Kickstarter Jacket We Actually Kinda Like
Finally, a Miracle Kickstarter Jacket We Actually Kinda Like

The SMOL jacket can be worn six ways, packs down to soda can size and has raised more than 20 times its funding goal.


Fresh Deals


There’s a Rare Sale on One of Our Favorite Motorcycle Gear Brands
Save 15%: Italian motorcycle gear maker Dainese‘s equipment is rarely the cheapest option, but that’s because it’s usually among the best choices. Right now, RevZilla is offering a 15-percent-off sale on the motorcycle gear brand’s wares.


There’s a Huge Sale on These Great Bell Helmets, But There’s a Catch
Save Up to 50%: Bell’s Race Star helmet is a dynamite motorcycle lid for anyone who plans on hitting the track or back roads with verve. Right now, you can pick one up for as much as 50% off on certain models.


Uniqlo Sale
Save 70%: Uniqlo’s sale is still going on and they keep adding some new-new. You can always rely on stocking up on basics like socks, undies and tees, but I’ve wrangled up the best of the best to start your week off right.


Amazon Echo Buds
Save $40: Amazon is discounting its first true wireless earbuds, the Echo Buds, for the first time ever. The normally $130 wireless earbuds integrated with Bose’s noise-canceling technology are on sale for $90 right now — that’s $40 off.


Sony WH-1000XM3 Noise-Canceling Headphones
Save 49%: The Sony WH-1000XM3 are one of the best noise-canceling headphones you can buy, and right now you can buy refurbished Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones for $180.

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Seiko SNZH “Fifty Fathoms” Dive Watch
Save 51%: The Seiko 5 has always crammed tons of functionality and value into an affordable package, and the SNZH “Fifty Fathoms” is no different.


Today on Gear Patrol

These Are the 8 Watches We’re Obsessing Over in January 2020
These Are the 8 Watches We’re Obsessing Over in January 2020

We're flipping out lids over a modern gold dress watch, a vintage Cartier coin watch made by Piaget and other beautiful timepieces.

The Best Dolby Atmos Soundbars of 2020 (So Far)
The Best Dolby Atmos Soundbars of 2020 (So Far)

Here are a handful of the best soundbars available in 2019 that can also support that high bar of audio quality, at a variety of price points.

Prized by Pro Chefs, This $26 Japanese Kitchen Tool Is Underrated as Hell
Prized by Pro Chefs, This $26 Japanese Kitchen Tool Is Underrated as Hell

Chef Anthony Alaimo's cooking arsenal is comprised of durable and functional tools ranging from a Japanese mandoline to an Italian pasta maker.

How to Pick a Signature Scent
How to Pick a Signature Scent

You need to try a few options (or a few hundred) before you can confirm your undying affection for the one.

15 Beers Brewers Couldn’t Live Without
15 Beers Brewers Couldn’t Live Without

Looking for new suds? Four brewers on the beer they're drinking now, the beer they're trying to hunt down and more.

Harley-Davidson LiveWire vs Zero Motorcycles SR/F: Electric Bike Battle Royale
Harley-Davidson LiveWire vs Zero Motorcycles SR/F: Electric Bike Battle Royale

The biggest names in electric motorcycles go headlamp to headlamp.

This Small Crew in Ohio Makes All 216 Official Super Bowl Footballs by Hand
This Small Crew in Ohio Makes All 216 Official Super Bowl Footballs by Hand

In January, moments after the final Conference Championship game, the Wilson factory comes to life as official Super Bowl balls are handmade by “the best team in football.”

The 6 Best Shoes and Boots We Saw at New York’s Menswear Trade Shows
The 6 Best Shoes and Boots We Saw at New York’s Menswear Trade Shows

We scoured the New York trade show floors to get a glimpse of the exciting footwear coming to shelves this time next year and here are a few of our favorites.


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