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The 25 Coolest Accessories Released in 2019

Out of all the great accessories to be released in 2019, these were 25 of our favorite.



This roundup is part of This Year in Gear, a look back at the year’s most notable releases. To stay on top of all the latest product news, subscribe to our daily Dispatch newsletter.

Alba Optics Stratos

Price: ~$199
From: albaoptics.cc

The S-Lens VZUM on the Stratos is the newest lens from Alba Optic, and it features a small vent above the bridge that allows just the right amount of airflow — they’ll resist fog despite heavy breathing on climbs.


Anonymous Ism Boxers

Price: $39
From: endclothing.com

Known for making a range of stylish socks, Japanese brand Anonymous Ism is now making boxers that are actually cool.


Arvin Goods Made in Japan Socks

Price: $20+
From: arvingoods.com

Sustainably-minded basics brand Arvin Goods just released a Made in Japan collection featuring three distinct styles. The premium socks are crafted at Yui Co., Ltd., a family-run factory with 104 years of sock-making experience, and utilize Arvin’s blend of upcycled cotton and recycled polyester.


Carhartt WIP x Sun Buddies Sunglasses

Price: $175+
From: totokaelo.com

Carhartt WIP teamed up with Swedish eyewear brand Sun Buddies to produce six new sunglasses.


Nisolo Mateo All-Weather Boot Waxed Brown

If you’re behind on your boot game, now is the perfect time to remedy that with the Mateo All-Weather from Nisolo. Each Nisolo boot is handmade in an ethical, family-run factory in León, Mexico from premium materials. The Mateo’s gusseted tongue is perfect for winter’s inclement weather as is the Vibram Christy sole — which provides plenty of traction. Best of all, from now until January 2, Nisolo is hosting its End of Year Sale — offering up to 40% off select styles and a sitewide discount of 20% off. But luckily for you, Gear Patrol users can get 25% off sitewide with the exclusive code 25GP. Learn More: Here

Darn Tough Element Crew Light Cushion Socks

Price: $21
From: darntough.com

Available now in the two colorways, the Elements channel old-school aesthetics but won’t fall apart after one too many tennis court stunts. Instead, they boast all the qualities that make Darn Tough socks great, including breathable, comfortable merino wool, fine-gauge knitting for unmatched durability and undetectable seam fusion for a fantastic feel.


Deus Ex Machina Sunglasses

Price: $265
From: deuscustoms.com

The crew at Australia’s Deus Ex Machina have been cranking out a wide variety of cool motorcycles, riding gear and bike-inspired apparel for a while, but now, they’re branching out into a new realm of gear aimed at those who enjoy life sitting above two wheels and an engine: sunglasses.


District Vision Takeyoshi Sunglasses

Price: $199
From: districtvision.com

The Takeyoshi have the same lightweight titanium core as previous iterations as well as adjustable rubber nose pad and temple tips to keep the sunnies in place whether you’re white water rafting, hiking or running. Each pair is made in Japan and features a D+ lens technology that’s shatterproof and anti-reflective, in addition to water and oil-repellent.


District Vision x Satisfy

Price: $217
From: satisfyrunning.com

If we had to name the one brand working hardest to inject new creativity into running, we’d come up with a two-way tie between District Vision and Satisfy, and the two just joined forces on their first collab, a pair of running sunglasses called Keiichi.


Dueple Socks

Price: $14+
From: dueplesocks.com

“A professional who knows can tell you, once you have worn double-cylinder, you cannot wear something else — you understand they’re different.”


Everlane Grade-A Cashmere Beanies

Price: $50
From: everlane.com

Their Cashmere Rib Beanie features Grade-A cashmere blended with nylon and a touch of elastane to keep its shape while the ReCashmere Carpenter Beanie is comprised of 60 percent recycled cashmere fibers and 40 percent wool.


Harry’s Hair Care

Price: $7+
From: harrys.com

Harry’s got its start with shaving products — just razors and shave cream — and quickly expanded into face cleansers, moisturizers, body wash and travel accessories. Now, the brand has launched its first range of hair care products, which includes three styling products and a two-in-one shampoo and conditioner.


Electric JJF12 Sunglasses

Price: $240
From: electricalcalifornia.com

Available in three colorways, the new JJF12 sunnies boast a featherweight frame with a double-action hinge and Polarized Pro lenses for 100 percent UV protection, 99.9 percent premium glare protection and 98 percent blue light protection. The lenses also boast scratch resistant and hydrophobic qualities.


Lululemon Self Care Grooming Products

Price: $12+
From: lululemon.com

Vancouver-based athletic brand Lululemon just released a gender-neutral line of grooming products designed for athletes. The five essentials aim to help you look and feel your best after working out.


Madewell Fragrances

Price: $28+
From: madewell.com

Madewell just released a set of new fragrances that are dependable like your favorite pair of jeans. Made with natural essences and oils from around the world, the fragrances are formulated for everyday wear.


Masahiro Maruyama Sunglasses

Price: $485+
From: selfedge.com

Made by Masahiro Maruyama, these unique frames are utilize titanium and acetate construction. Before founding his own brand, Maruyama designed large mainstream eyewear collections. But with his own venture, he wanted to challenge industry standards.


Montblanc x Bape Collection

Price: N/A
From: montblanc.com

Luxury German brand Montblanc teamed up with Japanese streetwear brand Bape to produce a collection of limited-edition bags and accessories. The much-hyped release features versatile Saffiano leather products printed with A Bathing Ape’s signature ABC camo pattern.


Native Eyewear The Four Corners Sunglasses

Price: $129
From: nativeeyewear.com

Mirrored lenses improve your field of vision thanks to reduced glare and an enhanced contrast so you can differentiate the rocks from the dirt from the sticks on your early morning trail run. The sticky Cushinol nose pads keep the sunglasses on your face, even if you sweat through a hike or take a dip in the pool.


Oakley Clifden

Price: $196
From: oakley.com

The Clifdens are distinctly Oakley but also rely on classic mountaineering sunglass design elements. The lenses, which feature the brand’s contrast-enhancing Prizm technology, are circular and goggle-like. A removable nose bridge piece and side shields further protect against rays of sunlight, and an integrated leash helps keep the glasses in place.


Oliver Peoples Cary Grant Glasses

Price: $380+
From: oliverpeoples.com

Luxury California eyewear brand Oliver Peoples collaborated with the estate of Cary Grant to produce a frame inspired by the actor. Based on the style he wore in the 1959 film North by Northwest, the frame is available in both optical and sun configurations.


Quiet Carry Q3

Price: $59+
From: kickstarter.com

There’s more than one reason why Quiet Carry’s Shorty cemented a place on our list of the Best Multi-tools Available. Sure, its design accommodates a minimalist folding knife or a bottle-opening pry tool, but it’s how it seamlessly integrates keys into its construction that makes it a pocket-friendly stand-out. And it’s those same qualities that draw us to the recently revealed Q3.


Revo Moonwalker Zero G

Price: $499
From: revo.com

Eyewear brand Revo released a limited-edition reissue of the sunglasses it designed for the third man on the moon, astronaut Pete Conrad. The launch celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing (July 20, 1969), and honors Revo’s connection to NASA.


Roka Oslo Sunglasses

Price: $150
From: roka.com

The Oslo may look super stylish, but because they’re made from the same performance materials as Roka’s more sporty models, they work for activities outside like running, biking and hiking. The name and round frames nod to their Scandinavian style.


The James Brand The Holcombe Carabiner

Price: $45+
From: thejamesbrand.com

In the Holcombe, size is the main play. If all you want to do is carry your keys and maybe pry open a bottle, you don’t need a full-sized carabiner that can support hundreds of pounds on a climbing rope. You need something that looks good and won’t get in the way, and that’s exactly what this carabiner is.


Warby Parker Larsen Sunglasses

Price: $145
From: warbyparker.com

The Larsen shades pair the best of round and hexagonal lens shapes with subtle accents — either matte rhubarb or antique blue — and polished acetate temple tips. The frames come in either polished gold or polished silver and retail for $145.


Warby Parker x Geoff McFetridge

Price: $95
From: warbyparker.com

“These sunglasses reflect some of the frames I have owned and worn over the years — specifically, a pair bought in a vintage store in Paris and a pair of USA military issue,” McFetridge said in a statement. “The idea for me was to create something super wearable, with subtle details that made it feel extra special. In the end, we designed two frames I’d want to wear every day.”


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