All polarized sunglasses are not created equal. Kaenon Essentials’ handcrafted sunnies are clearer, lighter, stronger, and extremely hard to scratch, thanks to their resin-based lenses from a 150-year-old Japanese optics factory. Style standouts include Avalon, Arroyo, and Venice, each in 8+ cool frame and lens color combos.
Animator Kris Theorin of Something’s Awry created this vibrant and energetic CG animated short film. The roughly 2-minute sequence follows the journey of a young scofflaw as she tests out her fancy new sneakers to outrun the cops in a neon-lit cyberpunk city. The track is a sped-up version of Up All Night by Midnight Riot.
Love ‘em or hate ‘em, Crocs are hot again, at least in the limited-edition game. Their latest drop is an over-the-top collection by LA-based artist Steve Harrington. Colorful and cartoony, each clog and slide in the collection includes Jibbitz charms of Harrington’s whimsical psych-pop characters. A Footlocker exclusive.
It’s not often that belts do more than keep your pants from falling down. We’re grateful for that, but also very much like that Arcade Belts helps fund nationwide wildfire prevention through sales of three vintage-inspired Smokey Bear belt styles. Smokey’s also good to have around in case your pants are on fire.
Inspired by the jackets worn by armored vehicle crewmen in WWII, this quilted jacket from Relwen combines warmth, practicality, and military style. Its shell is made from a woven nylon-cotton blend with a recycled poly fill. It has multiple pockets, including a zippered chest pocket that’s perfect for a phone.
Could your winter jacket use an extra warm-up on cold days? The CALDO-X is an insulated puffer jacket with built-in heating panels in its upper back, collar, and front pockets. Attach an 8000mAh+ USB power bank (not included) to the USB connector, and the jacket will heat up. Offers three temperature settings.
To promote his Exquisite Gucci collection, Creative Director Alessandro Michele paid tribute to the style of filmmaker Stanley Kubrick. The campaign recreates scenes from A Clockwork Orange, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Barry Lyndon, Eyes Wide Shut, and The Shining, in photos and a short film by Mert & Marcus. More on If It’s Hip, It’s Here.
Most smartwatches look similar with a basic square or round face. The Blacktime Celestial 11PM stands out with a pair of domed AMOLED displays. Use the dual screens to display time and another function or split the hours and minutes across them. It has health sensors and its makers are aiming for 10-day battery life.
Chrome’s latest camera backpack is ready to carry and protect your photography gear in the field. Its side- and top-access main compartment has modular dividers for holding a large camera, lenses, or a drone. It’s got room for a 15″ laptop in its padded sleeve, and multiple pockets for organizing small accessories.
Discommon creates tastefully uncommon handmade leather objects like the Watch Wallet 2 which transports documents, moolah, and two wristwatches. With organizational slots for a passport, tickets, foreign currency, and timekeepers, it’s a nifty package to travel with your most precious valuables.
Teva’s comfy yet capable shoes go from lounging to trekking thanks to their cozy quilted uppers and grippy rubber outsoles. They’re lined with 50% recycled polyester with a thick dual-layer foam footbed. They come in six outdoorsy colors in all-gender sizes and have a built-in loop for hanging from your backpack.
Camera maker Leica’s L1 and L2 watches encompass the brand’s timeless and purposeful design, precise engineering, and quality materials. Each is manually wound with a 60-hour power reserve, a domed sapphire crystal, and a push-crown with a red ceramic insert. The L2 adds a GMT hand and an alligator leather strap.
The brainchild of Discommon’s Neil Ferriar, Blok is a cool analog watch that Ferriar calls the first “proper Swiss watch for kids.” We call it a gateway to Rolex collecting thanks to its timeless design, ETA quartz movement, anti-shock mechanism, 33 mm plant-based case, 100 M water resistance, 10-year battery, and unique rotating bezel.
Fans of retro 8-bit gaming will love these colorful enamel pins inspired by the aliens in the top-down shooter Galaga. Etsy seller Wardingers offers a selection of handmade pixel art pins based on characters like the Bee, Butterfly, Scorpion, Galaxian, and Bosconian. Sold individually or in various combinations.
Geckobrands’ 20-liter backpack is a great lightweight bag for outdoor activities where you might get soaked. It’s made from waterproof PVC and has a padded mesh back and straps for comfort. A see-through, watertight pocket gives you access to your phone from outside of the bag. Available in a variety of colors.
You’ll need Bruce Wayne’s black card to afford this $100K+ Batman watch, but it does look awesome. Its tourbillon movement hides beneath louvers that look like a tiny Bat-Signal. A D-ring crown on the case back keeps its profile minimal. The pièce de résistance is the aluminum Bat-Signal which doubles as a watch display.
These Nike sneakers are covered with a topographical print that conjures images of standing upon a mountaintop among the clouds. A webbed support system and air cushioning provide stability and comfort for performance sports and everyday activities. They drop 9.20.22.
The monochromatic wristwatch is the latest collaboration between Timex and designer Todd Snyder. It’s based on a classic Timex military watch, but with a fresh high-contrast design. It has a 40mm stainless steel case, red 24-hour markings, and luminescent hands. We’re hungry for a black-and-white cookie now.
Berch Jewelry makes these beautiful and unique rings by joining exotic woods with forged carbon fiber. Each one is a unique piece of wearable art, with materials like spalted maple, birch, whisky barrel, and redheart wood to choose from. They also make a version lined with stainless steel in place of the wood.
Prep for life on Mars (or chilly Fall days on Earth) with Vollebak’s unique hoodie. The double-layered piece will keep you toasty, and its textured design is truly out of this world with a 3D-knitted pattern inspired by the surface of Mars, spacesuits, and inflatable structures. The robot that knits them looks straight out of Westworld.
Cosplayer and Disney fan Tina Elliott stole the show at the 2022 D23Expo with an outfit based on the Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride at Disneyland. The costume surrounded Tina with a motorized mini version of the classic amusement park ride, and won her top prize for her category and the Fan Favorite award.
MIER’s durable modern pack is ready for whatever the outdoors can throw at it. It’s made from waterproof TPU with welded and heat-taped seams and features a roll-top closure to keep contents nice and dry. It has an inner tablet pocket, mesh side pockets, front and inside zipper pockets, and daisy chain attachment points.
If there’s one thing you can’t afford to lose, it’s your wallet. Thankfully, devices like the Apple AirTag and the Chipolo CARD can track items you misplace. Everyday Carry picked a selection of wallets designed to hold these tracker devices. They come in various materials, including carbon fiber, aluminum, and leather to suit your style.
LG is known for its TVs and appliances. Now, they’re getting into the storage game – with a modern spin. Its modular Styler ShoeCase displays protect sneakers from humidity and UV wear, and have a turntable to show off your kicks. The matching ShoeCare system uses steam to refresh shoes, and filters to remove odors.
Interstellar teamed up with NASA and Col&MacArthur to create this stunning watch inspired by the Mars Perseverance mission. Its 3D dial is based on the Martian surface, and a window showcases a small amount of Martian dust from a meteorite that crashed on Earth. Space geeks will spot numerous Easter Eggs in the design.
Factory Monster takes us inside a facility that produces knit sweaters. The first production line dyes thread and winds it onto paper cones. Then another team loads the thread into electronic knitting machines, which knit panels. Finally, knitters assemble the panels on sewing machines and do the finishing work.