We publish our weekly roundup of gear news for you to enjoy over the weekend. Savor it with your Saturday morning coffee, or use it to fend off the existential panic of Sunday night — it’s up to you. Comments or concerns? We’d love to hear from you at email@example.com.
Ikea’s New Collection with Virgil Abloh Is Every Bit as Weird as You’d Expect
Expect lots of quotation marks and words in all-caps.
This Sleeper Product from Dyson Is Secretly One of Its Best
Dyson's air purifying fans were already some of the company's best buys. They just got better.
This Is What Every Cast-Iron Skillet Lover Wants for the Holidays
One of the best cast-iron cookware makers collabed with a chef famous for using cast-iron cookware.
Everything You Need to Know About Chef’s Knives
We've rounded up some of our best how-to guides and tips to give you a complete reader on chef's knives.
Stock Up With 20% Off at the Gear Patrol Store
Whether you’re looking for everyday carry items, elevated leather goods, audio and hi-fi equipment or refined home goods, we’ve got you covered. For a limited time, get 20% select brands.
3 of 2019’s Best Products: a GP 100 Preview
At Stocked, our first-ever Product Culture Conference, we presented three of the year's best products, as a preview to our annual GP 100, due out later this year.
It’s Official: There Will Be a Next-Gen Toyota 86 and Subaru BRZ
Toyota and Subaru are expanding their partnership—which means a new Toyobaru will be coming soon.
Winnebago Just Made the Perfect Affordable Camper Van
Winnebago's new base-model camper van is capable, versatile and affordable. Best of all: It'll be sold in the U.S.
The Ford Bronco’s Folding Roof Could Be Way Better Than Jeep’s
This Ford patent could also be big news for the Ranger and the F-150.
Mercedes-Benz Needs to Build a G-Class Pickup Truck
Ford, GM and Ram are cleaning up with their luxury pickups. But there's room above them for something even fancier.
Live Your Back To The Future Fantasy With This Vintage Toyota Pickup
Sure, the DeLorean got all the press—but you know you really wanted Marty's gorgeous pickup tuck.
We’ve Got Great News for Fans of Chevrolet’s Best Off-Road Pickup Truck
The Colorado ZR2 Bison has proven extremely popular— so Chevy will likely make more of them for 2020.
You’re Almost Out of Time to Buy This Incredible Vintage Toyota Land Cruiser
British Racing Green paint, a V8 engine, and a ton of overlanding mods—all for a cheap price.
Is Mitsubishi About to Reveal the Plug-In SUV Everyone Really Wants?
Mitsubishi's new concept is roofless, ready for off-roading—and could be the future template for plug-in-hybrid machines.
Tesla’s Idea for Heated and Cooled Seats Could Revolutionize In-Car Comfort
This Tesla patent could revolutionize the car seat, or create a huge, expensive mess.
Study Shows Why You Can’t Rely on High-Tech Safety Systems to Save Pedestrians
AAA found automakers' collision and pedestrian avoidance technologies to be alarmingly ineffective, especially at night.
Outdoors and Fitness
What on Earth Is a Gentleman’s Pocket Knife?
Unlike hunting or survival blades, gentlemen's knives are harder to classify, but The James Brand's new Duval provides an excellent example.
The Best New Knives and EDC of October 2019
Leatherman updated a popular multi-tool, Victorinox made its first outdoor fixed blade, The James Brand made a compact pen and more.
At Last, a New Ultralight Backpack with Tons of Features
While most ultralight backpacks contain few extra bells and whistles, Hyperlite Mountain Gear's new Prism is packed with features.
Finally, an Affordable High-Performance Cycling Shoe
At just $100, the Specialized Torch 1.0 is a fraction of the cost of many of its brethren, yet it still packs several high-end features.
These Affordable Flannel Shirts Won’t Break the Bank
Made from 5.8-ounce brushed cotton.
Filson’s New Western Shirts Are the Perfect Companions for Fall
Made with brushed 6.2-ounce cotton twill or 10.6-ounce worsted wool.
The 8 Best New Fragrances of Fall 2019
From Maison Martin Margiela, Henry Rose, Jack Black and more.
These Exclusive Leather Jackets Are Borderline Unattainable
Classic biker and bomber styles.
10 Boots We Can’t Wait to Wear This Fall
From White's, Tecovas, Aether and more.
Levi’s Made a Tech-Infused Jacket You’ll Actually Want to Wear
A Trucker and Sherpa Trucker for fall.
The Complete Sonos Buying Guide: Every Speaker, Soundbar and Amp Explained
We break down some terms to know, as well as every product that Sonos currently makes.
The Smartest Thing About Microsoft’s New Folding Phone Is What It Doesn’t Have
Microsoft has announced the Surface Duo: a two-screen, folding Android phone that's coming next year. And the most exciting parts about it are what it lacks.
What the Surface Pro X Has That the iPad Pro Can’t Match
Microsoft's new Surface Pro X promises the best of both tablet and laptop worlds. It could be a real beast, if its hardware guts can keep up with the demands of Windows 10.
Everything We Know About Apple’s Next iPhone, Rumored to Come Out in Early 2020
Apple is expected to release a second-generation version of the iPhone SE. Here's what we know so far.
This Blacked-Out Tactical Smartwatch Is Probably What a Real James Bond Would Wear
The newest luxury tool watch from Garmin combines its navigation tech and rugged build with a tactical design and military-focused features.
Is Aftermarket Watch Customization High Art, or Horological Sacrilege?
You paid for it — shouldn't you be able to do whatever you want to your precious watch? Some people don't think so.
Seiko Added Chronographs to Two of Its Most Popular Collections and It’s About Damn Time
Long-awaited automatic chronograph watches from Seiko are finally here, and they celebrate significant watches from the brand's past.
This Affordable New Automatic Dive Watch Has a Unique Kind of Dial
The Nodus Duality is a new dive watch from a California-based microbrand, and it offers a lot of value -- and an unusual kind of dial.
This Affordable German Pilot Watch Is a Stylish Take on a Classic
The new Verus Grau watch from historic German brand Stowa offers a fresh take on the classic military watch in a collab with Worn & Wound.
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