This story is part of the GP100, our list of the 100 best new products of the year. Stay tuned for more lists like it throughout the month.

If 2020 was a landmark year for disruptions — to health, normality, the supply chain, and more — then 2021 was remarkable for the speed with which things largely rebounded. Many businesses and retailers experienced record years, developing and selling luxury watches, electronics, automobiles and more.

Flagship products, such as the Omega Speedmaster and the Apple MacBook Pro, saw renewal, while newer segments, such as men's engagement rings and plus-sized trekking packs, experienced growth as old societal norms continued to evolve in favor of a more inclusive, open marketplace.

Over the following week, we'll be highlighting the best and most innovative products across the 10 categories below. Join us on our journey by checking back frequently as we examine the very best products to come to the marketplace this year.