Yellowstone National Park is partially reopening after intense and historic flooding closed the park. Trucks and cars lined up to get in the park and officials are bracing for what could be one of the busiest years on record (last year was the busiest). If you’re traveling to a park this summer, make sure you are prepared with proper safety and navigation gear and of course, leave no trace. We’re looking at watches, sneakers and faster ways to get to NYC airports in Today in Gear.
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Vintage watches are of course getting harder and harder to find and more expensive too. And naturally, the market for vintage watches is skyrocketing, which is why this recent offering from one of the watch world’s more respected experts on all things vintage, Eric Wind, and Mr Porter is so appealing. Launching with watches from Rolex, Tag Heuer, Vulcain, Longines, OMEGA and Zenith, this will no doubt be a place to keep an eye on.
Blade continues its push to reach a wider customer base with a new JetBlue partnership. According to Skift, “JetBlue will offer top tier Mosaic TrueBlue members a “limited number” of free seats on Blade’s flights between its heliport on East 34th Street in Manhattan and JFK airport.” Good news for New Yorkers in a rush to get to the airport.
It appears new colorways have been added to the buzzy Tom Sachs and Nike “General Purpose Shoe” collab that debuted early this month. Whether you’re moonwalking out of a NASA spaceship or just building great things with plywood, these could be the shoes for you.
The sub $100 earbud sweet spot is getting more interesting with the latest offering from Anker. The new Soundcore Sport X10 earbuds feature an ear hook design to keep the buds in your ears during physical activities. The ear hook is also adjustable, which is a welcome design feature.