Sometimes the simplest of designs are the most effective. Such is the case with the Scout Single Pole Tent ($982). Seattle-based outfitter Scout is bringing back your boy scout roots with this canvas tent. The collapsible hickory pole makes for an easy pitch, and the canvas carry bag makes this two-person tent a great addition to your hiking pack.
It’s almost time to bring out your schooner for a sunset booze-cruise, and what better way to sail about than in a pair of The Boat Short ($59.50). These shorts are half bathing-suit, half dinner short, and 100% appropriate for making the transition from racing to chasing the ladies at the yacht club. Sailor hat sold separately.
If you are looking for a new knock-around watch that is as affordable as it is good-looking, then look no further than MVMT Watches ($85 – $100). With Miyota Japanese quartz and stainless steel, you can have all the luxury you need in a weekender watch. At at less than a c-note, MVMT watches should definitely be on your need-to-purchase list.
From the creators that brought you the Ignoble Lorna Case Backpack, here is the Tortuga Travel Backpack ($199). A cross between a traditional suitcase and one of those gigantic travel/hiking backpack, the Tortuga is a practical piece of gear for any serious traveler. Rugged enough for frequent city travel, and composite enough to fit in an overhead compartment. If you are looking for a cool travel backpack, look no further than the Tortuga.
Drink beer for humanitarian causes? Yes please. This premium stainless steel growler from Miir ($59) is a threadless, BPA free container for your tasty liquids. When you buy one, Miir will provide clean water for one person in need. Keeps water cool for 24 hours.
Looking for a fresh pair of headphones? LSTN has a pair that might peak your interest. Besides helping restore hearing through Starkey Hearing Foundation, each pair of the Movember x LSTN collaboration headphones ($150) donates $50 directly to Movember. Each pair has glossy, gray finish and features the Movember logo engraved in both sides of the reclaimed wood cups. Listen to good music, save lives.
If you are like us, your dryer has an appetite for gobbling up one of your socks on a weekly basis. With so many un-matched socks, it’s tough to look fresh. Enter one of the newest Kickstarter projects: Nice Laundry ($34+). These colorful designer socks come in packs of six, and are easy on the wallet at around $6 per pair. And forget scrutinizing over which colors look best in your sock drawer, Nice Laundry has prepared six different combination packs to suit every type of man (we personally like the “Chief” pack shown above).
Are you tired of misplacing your keys and the remote? The Stick-N-Find Radar ($70) is the finest solution to one of man’s most common aggravations that we have seen. Simply place the button (roughly the size of a quarter) on the device you keep losing, download the phone App, and the next time your keys go missing, just pull up the radar and you can guess the rest.
Known as the “Marty McFly” shoe, the 2011 Nike Air Mag ($TBA) is exactly what every BTTF fan needs. We know its been a couple of years since their release, but these limited run sneakers were definitely worth a mention. Designed as an exact replica of the shoes seen in the second edition of Back to the Future, these kicks are the first rechargeable shoe that Nike has released. Now if only they could figure out the auto-lacing feature…
When you haven’t yet taught your dog to drink from a water bottle, giving him water while taking a walk is a bit of a chore unless you have a RuffBowl ($8). This portable plastic dog bowl snaps onto your regular FexiLeash and it is easily the most convenient way to keep your pup hydrated as you traverse the treacherous sidewalks of subrbia.