Today in Gear: August 18, 2017

A new online music service, a gorgeous sports watch, selvedge chinos and much more.

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Chinos as Cool as Your Favorite Jeans

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DSTLD Selvedge Chinos: Many swear by selvedge denim for its exceptional softness and worn-in comfort. You can get the same thing in chinos, too.

Buy Now: $95

Related: 5 Jeans Under $50 That Look Anything But Cheap

If You’re Going to Race Against the Clock, Use This One

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Autodromo Group B Silver Dial: Weighing only 52 grams, the Group B is Autodromo’s lightest watch ever produced.

Buy Now: $925

Related: A New Indie Watch Brand Releases a Titanium Watch Under $1,000

Give Your Gaming Mahine a Vintage Look

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PlayStation 4 Pro Slim Cover: Everything is made better with wood paneling. (Except station wagons, maybe.)

Buy Now: $49

Related: Which Home Video Game Console Is Right For You?

Clear Spirits from Whiskey Epxerts

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Nikka Coffey Gin and Vodka: Available this September in extremely limited quantities.

Learn More: Here

Related: Milk-Based Vodka Is Now a Thing. And It’s Awesome

Make Your Precious Watch Look Even Better

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Chester Mox 20mm NATO Watch Strap: A true classic.

Buy Now: $175

Related: A Cheap NATO Strap Should Suit Your Expensive Watch Just Fine

One Music Player To Control Them All

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Harmony Music Player: Because Spotify’s UI is not for everyone.

Buy Now: FREE

Related: 6 Tips and Tricks to Becoming a Better Spotify Listener

Aer Gym Duffel 2

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From the Gear Patrol Store: The Gym Duffel 2 offers spacious, ventilated storage for all your gym gear. The multiple compartments offer smart organization and its refined style keeps you looking sharp before and after your workout.

Buy Now: $170

Deals of Note


Great Products, Great Prices


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How to save on an Arc’teryx duffel, a MacBook Pro and Ralph Lauren apparel.

Read the Story: Here

What’s New from GP


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• Our Outdoors writers covet these three knives. One of them is very illegal.
• The hotly anticipated Essential Phone is finally available for purchase.
• Feast your eyes on these leaked images of the new BMW Z4 concept.
• Apple made some ugly one-off sneakers back in the ’90s. Now they’re worth over $10,000.
• McIntosh just released a new CD player. As you’d expect, it’s absurdly powerful.

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