Topo Designs x Saloman – Topo Design’s knack for color and durability has attracted the attention of Saloman. The two brands will create a special edition of the Topo Backpack and pair it with a custom edition of the Saloman Instinct Pro shoe. Both pieces are meant for the rugged outdoors with both shoe and bag using top of the line Cordura and Horween leather trimming. A special logo integrating both brands will be used across the front pocket of the backpack, along with the tongue on the shoes. This colorful project is available in select stores now.
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JBL Synchros Reflect BT – Finding the right pair of the headphones for the gym can be really hard. Over-the-head cans are great for sound, but end up being heavy and earcups aren’t the best for absorbing sweat. Even in-ear headphones can be cumbersome when you consider the long dangling cord. The answer is Bluetooth and JBL’s entry is made for those that like to stay active. The Synchros Reflect BT is made to take a little perspiration and offers five hours of playback between charges. The earpieces also have magnets that allow them to snap together when they aren’t in use.
Montane Minimus Jacket – You can’t expect much insulation when a jacket is as light as Montane’s Minimus jacket. This technical jacket is razor thin, and is treated with PERTEX Shield to keep it nice and dry. Besides being able to withstand the most inclement of climates the jacket is breathable and arrive with laser cut waterproof zippers, and all seams are fully taped. The best part of the Minimus is how packable it is. The entire jacket is no bigger than a large apple when you stuff it into its own pouch.
KidRobot x Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – With the re-release of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles only a month away ,the collaborative projects are starting to pour out. KidRobot’s expertise will collectible vinyl has them creating a collection of cute characters from this childhood franchise. The Turtles and Master Splinter all come in the 3 inch size vinyl, while henchmen like Rock Steady and BeBop come in a colossal 7 inch variety. Along the way are little keychain keepsakes, along with collaborative T-shirts and snapbacks.
Raised by Wolves x ICNY – Montreal meets New York as Raised by Wolves works with ICNY to create a couple of limited edition socks. The socks are made from a jacquard-knit and comes with reinforced layers at the heel and toe. Raised by Wolves’ branding appears across the outer crown of the socks, with polka dot detailing around the interior. The printing is done with reflective 3M Scotchlight to ensure night time visibility (the whole reason on how ICNY came about). The socks will come white and in black, and only 80 pairs of each color will be produced. Read our interview with ICNY’s Mike Cherman here.
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