Yaeca Ergonomic Jacket

Functional simplicity and clever detailing from a modest Japanese designer

Founded in 2002 with a focus on the symbiotic relationship between our environment and style, Japan’s Yaeca makes supremely simple and highly functional garments accented by cleverly subtle details. We recently came across one of the latest urban outerwear designs called the Ergonomic jacket, a mid-weight top layer featuring an internal carrying sling. This simple strap allows the wearer to drape the jacket on the …

Twelve Pairs of Ladies’ Rain Boots

Style-driven footwear for rainy days and winter weather

The key to staying warm and dry through the wetter, colder months starts with well-designed footwear. Luckily, the world of wellies has expanded beyond the basic rubber model to encompass a wide range of style-focused boots still durable enough for a solid trek through the elements. Weather the stormy season with one of our favorite styles. Givenchy Made in Italy, Givenchy’s solid rubber rain boots …

Nikon Coolpix AW100

Take Nikon's newest compact camera on an underwater adventure

Nikon has not released a compact waterproof camera since stopping production of their popular Jacques Cousteau-approved Nikonos camera in 2001. Launching today for the consumer market is their answer to the modern adventure seeker’s needs—a durable, waterproof, freeze-proof and shockproof Coolpix camera called the AW100. With an internal GPS system and full HD 1080p recording capability, the camera is ideal for documenting off-the-map escapades. The …