Mission Workshop’s The Eiger WX Jacket

A durable, functional outerwear piece made in collaboration with Halley Stevensons

Ultra-functional, Mission Workshop‘s the Eiger WX jacket has been made in collaboration with Halley Stevensons—a company manufacturing fabrics since 1864 when they made outerwear for North Sea fisherman dealing with harsh conditions off the coast of Scotland. Suffice it to say, the Eiger WX—made from durable waxed canvas—will also stand up to all kinds of inclement weather. Available in tan, dark olive or black, the …

Keeping Dry in ourCaste’s Bags

Heavy duty waterproof, reliable and affordable accessories from the Newport Beach outfitters

Michael Quinones and Matt Davis met almost a decade ago in Newport Beach; both as new implants. “He and a group of friends had moved from the San Bernardino area out to Orange County just as I had moved up from San Diego. We were 21 or so, and as 21-year-olds do, we spent a lot of time having late nights and causing trouble,” recalls …

Rainy Days 2016: Gear for Unpredictable Weather

Stay dry through April Showers and beyond with these waterproof products

Whether it’s dropping your phone into a puddle or getting stuck in the rain mid-ride, bad weather woes are universal (albeit trivial). The right gear, however, can change all that. True rain protection extends beyond a jacket or umbrella, and most certainly means keeping all devices safe. If you live in a rainy part of the world, are presently enduring seasonal transitions or just happen …

Evo Xplorer iPhone Case

Waterproof, dustproof and shockproof, the transparent case is surprisingly slim and unobtrusive

London-headquartered protective device case-makers Tech21 release their most robust design yet: the Evo Xplorer, a waterproof (max 9.9 feet for up to an hour) Apple iPhone 6 and 6s case, further sealed off from other elements like dust and dirt. With 6.6 feet of drop protection, built-in screen protection and secured yet accessible ports, your phone becomes super-safe. Function aside, the transparent back and ultra-slim …

Sugoi’s Waterproof and Reflective Zap Fabric

The performance apparel brand's collection for riding and running in grisly conditions

Like so many successful companies, SUGOI was born from necessity. The brand was founded by David Hollands and Carol Prantner—Hollands was an endurance athlete trying to find better bike shorts, while Prantner worked in the fashion industry. Hollands’ search sent him to Japan to look for the highest performing, most “awesome” fabrics—the adjective translates to “sugoi” in Japanese. His search soon became well-known and merchants …