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New & Noteworthy Releases
If You’re in NYC and You Love Watches, You Won’t Want to Miss This
Come check out panels, interact with brands and more at WatchTime NY 2019. Gear Patrol readers receive $20 off the cost of admission.
These Are America’s Top Dream Cars in Every State
A new study reveals the top American dream cars in every state as mentioned on Twitter. Many Americans appear to be dreaming about Teslas.
You Can Buy Anthony Bourdain’s Chef’s Knife, Made with Meteorite
A collection of Anthony Bourdain’s belongings are up for auction online, including a world-famous knife.
Herschel Releases Its First-Ever Watch with Help from G-Shock
Herschel Supply Co. and G-Shock have released a military-inspired timepiece, marking Herschel’s first entry into the watch industry.
BMW’s M8 Gran Coupe Is the Brand’s Sexiest Sedan Yet
Like the M5? Then you’ll probably love the M8 Gran Coupe.
These Super Affordable New Bluetooth Earbuds Are Perfect for Action Sports
Just $80, the Skullcandy Verts might be the best buds you can buy for mountain biking, snowboarding and other adrenalized activities.
Turn Your Jeep Gladiator Into an Overlanding Camper With This Truck Topper
This lightweight addition converts the Gladiator into a formidable, trail-ready camper that sleeps two.
These Archival Red Wing Heritage Boots Have a Built-In Sheath for Your Knife
An unexpected addition to your everyday carry.
Get This Nautically Themed Chronograph Watch for Less Than $300
The Jack Mason Halyard features a triple-register chronograph, a date window and 100m of water resistance.
Live Your Best Overlanding Life With This Pop-Top Camping Trailer
The Opus OP 15 off-road camping trailer brings the comforts of home to the woods, the grasslands, or wherever your overlanding adventures take you.
Giro Aether MIPS Helmet
Save $45: For those in the know in the helmet world, MIPS is a pretty big deal. Short for “multi-directional impact protection system,” the label applies to helmets featuring a plastic liner that acts as a slip plane to redistribute the sort of rolling impacts that characterize many bike accidents. The next evolution is MIPS Spherical, where two layers of foam on the outside of the helmet mimic the sliding effect without the sacrifices in fit and ventilation that traditional MIPS brings.
All of which is to say, MIPS Spherical is pretty cutting-edge protective stuff, usually only available at a premium, such as the $370 cost of a Giro Aether MIPS Helmet. The favorite of a number of Tour de France riders, the helmet also boasts a laser-cut shell seamlessly fused to the EPS foam, Roc Loc 5 Plus easy adjustability and 11 deep vents for optimal ventilation. Right now it’s on sale for $325 (in the low-key coolest Olive/Citron colorway) at Competitive Cyclist. Talk about a safe bet.
— Steve Mazzucchi
Levi’s Jeans, Jackets, Shirts and More
Save 40%:If the cooler fall weather has you dreaming of a new wardrobe, you’re in luck. Levi’s is offering 40 percent off everything on its website including clothing, shoes and accessories that are already discounted. So if you want to get a classic western shirt, a denim trucker jacket or even just a great pair of jeans, you won’t have to break the bank to do it. — John Zientek
Belstaff Waxed Jackets
Save 60%:British outerwear brand Belstaff has been outfitting motorcycle enthusiasts since the dawn of the 1900s. And their Explorer Jacket will keep up with you, whether or not you own a hog. The lined jackets come in four colors and feature waxed cotton fabric, four snapped patch pockets and a stand collar with a packable hood. Now, you can grab these timeless beauties for 60 percent off at Nordstrom Rack. For braving rain and terrain, these waxy numbers are worth the attention.
— Gerald Ortiz
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Save $30: You can already score a deal on Bose’s latest and greatest noise-canceling headphones, the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. Bose and basically every other retailer is selling them for $400, but eBay is selling brand-new models for $30 off. The deal only applies to black models. On the Bose website, meanwhile, the Headphones 700 are now available in white (technically “soapstone”) for full price.
— Tucker Bowe
Anker Charging Accessories
Save Up to 40% Off: Right now, Amazon is having a big sale on a bunch of different charging accessories by Anker. There’s a little bit of everything — from wireless charging pads to charging cables, portable batteries to multi-port wall adapters — and it’s all up to 40-percent off. You can check out the full list of discounted accessories below. — Tucker Bowe
Save 33%: Hear ye, hear ye — a bunch of Seiko watches are on sale! Automatic ones! Diver ones! An all-black one! If you’re the type of person who hates paying full price for already-affordable, well made Japanese watches, then this is the sale for you. Take 33% off tons of great Seiko watches today from Macy’s, and maybe start with one of the ones below, which include entries from the Prospex and Presage collection. (The standard discount is for $25%, but enter the code “SAVE” at checkout and you can realize a further cut off MSRP). — Oren Hartov
Citizen Eco-Drive Military Field Watch
Save 52%: A watch with Citizen’s practical Eco-Drive technology, never needs a battery change since it’s powered by any exposure to light. That makes for a worry-free wearing experience for watches like this military-inspired, field-style watch with compass markings and 100m of water-resistance. At 42mm wide in steel, it promises Citizen’s typical durability and value even at full retail price — but right now at over 50% off at Nordstrom Rack, you can get it for just $120. — Zen Love
Today on Gear Patrol
Sennheiser’s Noise-Canceling Headphones Are a Beautiful Blend of Old and New
Long live headphones with physical buttons!
This Was the First Electric-Powered Watch, and It Still Looks Futuristic
The Hamilton Ventura was technically and aesthetically ahead of its time in 1957 when it became the first-ever battery-powered wristwatch.
We Asked an Expert Designer How to Layer This Fall
Designer Eiichiro Homma shares advice for nailing your fall wardrobe.