MAY 19, 2020
Today in Gear: Hiking Boots You Can Wear Anywhere, 5 Fun Ways to Hang Out Online & More
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For the active urbanite who sees himself as an off-duty outdoorsman, there’s one persistent problem that the footwear industry seems incapable of solving: the treads on those sweet new trail runners you just bought will wear out on asphalt long before your toes hit the trailhead. At least, that was the situation until just recently. Danner’s new Caprine Low Suede has the first (and last) word in functional hybrid footwear. Branded as the “ultimate city hiker,” the new style features an exclusive Vibram Caprine Traction Outsole with Megagrip technology that increases surface contact across all terrains, providing superior grip from city to trail. The open-cell Ortholite footbed provides a cloud-like cushion for your foot, while a TPU shank adds stability and support beneath each Danner Plyolite EVA midsole. Finally, the durable suede upper is as stylish as it is understated, making the Caprine Low an ideal option for virtually anywhere you might wander.
New & Noteworthy Releases
The Bulova Lunar Pilot is based on one of the few watches used on lunar missions, and you can nab its modern equivalent for a few hundred bucks.
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The mystery of the buttonless buttonhole.
The newest Gladiator brings added off-road cred to the lineup.
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Think it's maybe time to upgrade your sleeping situation? Now's the time to act. Check out these deals from some of the best mattress makers out there.
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The Q Timex vintage reissue watch was a smash hit in 2019, and it serves as the base for three new, equally retro and funky variations.
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Home and Design Deals
Save up to 70%: If you’re looking for a sick serrated knife, air fryer or Dyson vacuum, this list might be worth a scroll. These are the best deals of the week on furniture, cookware and home gear.
Memorial Day Sales
Save up to 70%: Whether you’ve been in the market for a new mattress or just want some good camping gear for the summer, this is the time to hunt for great deals.
Save Big on One of the Best Bike Racks
Save 20% Right now, you can grab Thule’s EasyFold XT 2-Bike Hitch Rack for $156 off the usual price at REI.
Fox Knives Suru
Save 55%: The Suru weighs just 2.04 ounces, and the version that’s on sale eschews carbon fiber in favor of Ergal 7075 aluminum. That bumps its weight up to three ounces but allows for a new colorful blue finish.
BioLite Memorial Day Sale
Save up to 35%: The only thing more robust than the variety — from firepits and energy stoves to solar kits and bike lights — is the savings.
MSR Hubba Hubba NX 2 Tent
Save $113: If any tent could be considered a modern classic, it might just be the Hubba Hubba. The Hubba was built for lightweight backpacking but constructed it with enough space to keep even the once-in-a-while camper comfortable.
Patagonia Better Sweater Sale
Save up to 30%: Now’s the time to score a big bargain on a great garment for this time of year, the Better Sweater Quarter-Zip Pullover.
Osprey Levity Backpack
Save 25%: The Levity is a bag for diehards, by diehards, and right now, it’s on sale in both sizes for 25 percent off.
The Best Outdoor Gear Deals of the Week
Save up to 50%: Memorial Day is right around the corner, making now the best time to save on everything from water bottles to backpacks ahead of summer.
Best Fitness Deals of the Week
Save up to 42%: Get pumped. We’ve rounded up loads of awesomely discounted footwear, apparel, sunglasses, cycling gear and more just for you.
Japanese-Made Eyevan 7285 Sunglasses
Save over 30%: Founded in 1972 by Kensuke Ishizu, Eyevan 7285 offers a range of tasteful frames made from top-tier acetate and titanium. Right now at Ssense, you can save over 30 percent on a range of sunglasses from Eyevan 7285.
Dr. Martens Shoes and Boots
Save up to 30%: Currently, you can save 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.
Best Style Deals of the Week
Save 70%: Spring sneakers, breezy button-ups, blue jeans and more stylish deals from around the web.
Leica M Monochrom
Save $1,600: The Leica M Monochrom is a black-and-white shooter for photographers who are ready to make a serious commitment to monochrome. Amazon and B&H are both selling the normally $7,595 digital camera for $5,995.
Save Up to 33%: Deep discounts are available on numerous Seiko models on Macy’s, from dress watches to dive watches and everything in between.