Le Montréal Français is inspired by the classic French porteur, but with contemporary features including eight-speed gearing, a Shimano chain and a Brooks leather saddle. Versatile, sturdy and ideal for city commutes, this bike combines function with timeless design. Price is in CAD.
From the ever-playful NYC-based Alltimers, this deceptive skateboard appears adorned in pearls—atop oyster shells, of course. The deck measures eight-inches and is made from seven-ply hard rock maple.
This flame-charred bat, further hand-painted in gold and black, is intended to be more art than what’s typically used at-bat. Still, the solid maple bat is fully functional. Hand-crafted in Nashville, it was made specifically for All Star Week in Washington, DC. Plus, a portion of the proceeds go to Major League Baseball’s RBI program.
Rikumo’s Field Good Trowel is ergonomic, lightweight and sturdy—thanks to its clever design and tough polyurethane-coated steel. Also available in white, black or gold, each piece is crafted in Niigata (in Japan’s Chūbu region), which is known for its metalworking history.
With yellow Nightlynx lenses and a lightweight steel frame, these Vuarnet glasses allow for sharper vision in low light conditions. Whether it be at night, or in fog, rain and other inclement conditions, the Swing Nightlynx affords wearers the clearest view as both contrast and perception of distance are improved.
Made for kids, Gentemstick’s Snowripper 146 board is based on the adult-sized Flying Carpet, but offers plenty of float for learners. The brand approaches snowboarding product design from a philosophical, lifestyle angle, and that’s evident here in its progressive Flat Camber system. Price is in Japanese yen.
In the brand’s 2018 signature prints, this pattern for the S2-R Tiger Camo Jersey from Search and Slate was hand-painted in NYC before being digitally rendered and transferred to the stretchy, textured synthetic fabric. With a locking zipper, there’s also a silicone waist-gripper to keep the jersey in place and five pockets for storing small, light possessions.
Available in six colors (black, navy, pink, orange, mint, or purple), Stussy’s aptly named Porter Helmet Bag is big enough to carry a bike helmet, along with a bunch more. With an interior pocket, it’s made from super-durable 100% cotton canvas. There’s also a detachable and adjustable strap, along with top handles for various carrying styles.
Designed to sit in the auricle—which is outside the head—these earplugs are a safer and healthier option than many others that venture too close to the ear canal. Subtle and effective, this affordable accessory will help to prevent Surfer’s Ear (aka exostosis) in swimmers, divers and surfers alike.
For all outdoor and underwater adventures, GoPro’s Hero7 HD camera is waterproof and built for steady footage—no matter the conditions. Controlled either by voice-recognition or touchscreen, this device can also take 15 photos per second, record crisp sound and more. Plus, with the app, you can automatically send footage and photos to your phone in a matter of moments.
Designed to attach snugly under your bike seat, this saddle bag by Rapha is cleverly designed—by people who cycle themselves. The bag features thoughtful details like PU-coating, welded seams, Aquaguard zips (for weather-proofing) and a foam-lining (to prevent objects from rattling). Available in black and pink or black on black, it also features a velcro strap for easy on/off.
For those dedicated riders hitting the streets, tracks or trails in the dead of winter, Rapha’s Pro Team Shadow Hat—an ear-covering, eye-protecting and water- and wind-deterring base layer—is an essential. The hat is still low profile for wear under a helmet, but it’s substantial enough to battle the toughest of weather. A smoke-colored acrylic lens acts as a veil against debris and water, but won’t obstruct your vision. Price in pounds.
Parra’s “Musical Chairs” umbrella is a playful guard against wet, woeful weather. Heavy-duty framework and a faux leather handle anchor the construction, making this durable against heavy rain and gusty winds, and the pattern is undeniably Parra—with his beaky-nosed figures covering the piece.
Chinatown Market—as part of their official collaboration with the Smiley brand—has released a bright yellow, grinning basketball. Built for the rigors of actual use, the ball has the structural integrity, dimensions, tack and wide recognition channels of a regulation ball. Indoor courts are recommended for use though—primarily because the scuffs from outdoor courts will show up more on the yellow exterior.
Youcan Robot’s BW-Space is a the ideal accessory for any level underwater explorer. The drone is outfitted with a 4K camera, autonomous and piloted control features, and LED light settings. The drone does not come with the Control Remote, but the unit features an autopilot mode and auto-tracking for subjects the 4K, UHD camera recognizes as the focal point.
Small but powerful, this inflatable lantern offers 50 hours of light per complete charge for all outdoor (or indoor) adventures. Charged up via USB or simply solar energy, it can also reverse course and use its two-way port to top up a cellphone battery. Waterproof and light, it’s easy to stow and unfold at picnics, camping adventures and more.