FEBRUARY 10, 2020

Today in Gear: The Best Time to Buy Winter Wear, Samsung’s New Foldable Phone & More


February 10, 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.


It may feel like we have been living through winter forever, but the coldest days are likely still ahead of us. Whether you’re a city dweller or powder hound living on the slopes, you can’t let the weather keep you inside — you have to bundle up and get on with it. Backcountry’s famous Semi-Annual Sale has all the fleece and insulation you need, from the Patagonia Nano Puff and The North Face Mountain Sweatshirt to the Sweet Protection Supernaut PrimaLoft Jacket, you will be nice and warm and light on weight. While the Semi-Annual Sale is raging, you can also get an additional 20 percent off fleeces and insulated jackets applied at checkout now through Febuary 11.

New & Noteworthy Releases

This Iconic Field Watch Is Even Better in Titanium
This Iconic Field Watch Is Even Better in Titanium

Hamilton's immensely popular Khaki watch line is a longtime favorite, and a lightweight titanium case and automatic movement make it even more attractive.

GM Could Be About to Fix the Biggest Problem With Its Pickup Trucks
GM Could Be About to Fix the Biggest Problem With Its Pickup Trucks

The Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra could be a good bit more aesthetically pleasing in the near future.

Some of the Coolest Sunglasses We’ve Seen Cost Less Than $100
Some of the Coolest Sunglasses We’ve Seen Cost Less Than $100

This Los Angeles brand makes high-quality, limited-run shades for just $95.

Toyota Might Be About to Reveal a Lighter, Cheaper Supra
Toyota Might Be About to Reveal a Lighter, Cheaper Supra

It's kind of a big deal.

5 Key Features of Samsung’s Tiny New Foldable Smartphone
5 Key Features of Samsung’s Tiny New Foldable Smartphone

Samsung just officially announced the Galaxy Z Flip, the company's newest foldable smartphone. Here's everything you need to know.

A Famous Brewery Made Marshmallow Hard Seltzer for Beer Drinkers. It’s Not Bad
A Famous Brewery Made Marshmallow Hard Seltzer for Beer Drinkers. It’s Not Bad

Evil Twin brewery released the world's first pastry seltzer. It's strangely good.

Sorry, America: VW Won’t Give Us a Small, Cheap Pickup Truck
Sorry, America: VW Won’t Give Us a Small, Cheap Pickup Truck

A VW exec dropped a mountain of ice on our hopes.

Harley-Davidson’s New Motorcycle Is a Badass Salute to Its Heritage
Harley-Davidson’s New Motorcycle Is a Badass Salute to Its Heritage

The Fat Boy 30th Anniversary edition brings added style...for a price, of course.


Fresh Deals


Yeti Water Bottles and Coolers
Save 25%: People know a Yeti when they see it — some even consider it a rugged-laced status symbol, partially because its wares are relatively expensive. That isn’t as true today, though, thanks to a handy 25 percent off sale at REI.


Lululemon “We Made Too Much Sale”
Save up to 60%: Right now, 44 training-oriented shirts, shorts, hoodies, jackets and more are going at deep discounts. Is it premium stuff? Does Lululemon do anything else?


The 10 Best Style Deals to Shop This Week
Save 70%: With Valentine’s Day happening this Friday, you could take advantage of a grip of discounted duds whether it’s for your love bunny or for your selfish self.


Jabra Elite 65t Wireless Earbuds
Save $100: Right now, you can buy refurbished Jabra Elite 65t, which are still one of the best AirPod alternatives you can buy, for just $50. That’s $100 off.

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Timex Watches
Save 20%: Timex is offering 20% off over 100 of its coolest watches for Valentine’s Day — just use the appropriately titled “TREATYOURSELF20” code at checkout.


Today on Gear Patrol

How to Navigate #Vanlife Problems with Your Partner
How to Navigate #Vanlife Problems with Your Partner

A Brooklyn writer with wanderlust imagines setting out on the road with her partner, and all the pain/joy that could theoretically ensue.

Believe the Hype: The Porsche Macan S Is Every Bit a True Porsche
Believe the Hype: The Porsche Macan S Is Every Bit a True Porsche

The Macan may not be your dad's Porsche, but it still deserves to wear the badge.

Seven Great Watches from This Year’s Oscar Contenders
Seven Great Watches from This Year’s Oscar Contenders

Here are our favorite timepieces, both vintage and new, form this year's batch of Oscar-nominated films.

The Complete Buying Guide to Buffalo Trace Whiskey: Important Brands and Bottles Explained
The Complete Buying Guide to Buffalo Trace Whiskey: Important Brands and Bottles Explained

From Pappy Van Winkle to dirt cheap cocktail whiskey, here's everything you need to know about America's most-awarded whiskey makers.


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