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Today in Gear: January 14, 2016

Under Armour’s push into technical outerwear, the Ace Hotel’s newest outpost, Shwood’s latest acetate sunglasses and more.

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Under Armour’s push into technical outerwear, the Ace Hotel’s newest outpost, Shwood’s latest acetate sunglasses and more.

On the Radar


Reveals, New Launches and Gear


Under Armour Chugach GTX Jacket and Bib

Announced at the Outdoor Retailer trade show, Under Armour’s new entry into technical outerwear positions them to make splash with hardcore outdoor enthusiasts. The Chugach GTX jacket and bib both feature some unique features designed to make life easier in the backcountry. They were designed with help from pro snowboarder and avid fly fisherman John Jackson. The jacket features vents near the bottom of the ribcage instead of under the pits for easier venting while wearing a pack. The bibs feature a cinch top, much like that of fly-fishing waders, to keep out snow and wind. Available fall 2016.

Buy Now: $450 (Jacket) Buy Now: $400 (Bibs)

Hiro Clark x Equinox Shirts

Hiro Clark’s new collaboration with Equinox features a series of t-shirts with workout-inspired slogans, like “Run Like You Stole Something.”

Buy Now: $128

Ace Hotel New Orleans, Louisiana

Located in NOLA’s Warehouse District, the boutique hotel chain’s newest outpost has a distinctly Southern feel while still staying true to the Ace Hotel ethos.

Learn More: Here

Wilson Staff C200 Irons

The new Wilson Staff C200 irons feature a midsize head shape and moderate offset and yields distances not attainable with traditional irons.

Buy Now: $800+

Shwood Newport 52mm Acetate

Each pair of Shwood sunglasses are handcrafted in Portland, Oregon, and feature polarized lenses. The Newport is the perfect blend of old school design and modern materials.

Buy Now: $129

Terrapin Beer Company Single Origin Coffee Stout Sampler Pack

Releasing later this year, Terrapin’s Single Origin Coffee Stout Sampler Pack features a base stout, that is then blended with four different single-origin coffees into four separate batches. The idea is to taste how different coffee varieties affect the base beer.

Learn More: Here

Reviews and Buying Guides


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Noteworthy Reads


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