In honor of Surf Month, the Gear Grid is exclusively focused on essentials that are crucial for embracing the beach and riding the waves of life.Featured Brand
Marshall is taking the concept of immersive sound to another level with its latest release of the Middleton. The portable speaker cultivates a superior listening experience by utilizing True Stereophonic, a unique form of multi-directional stereo sound from Marshall that delivers the ultimate immersive experience wherever you roam. With a rugged IP67 dust- and water-resistant build, a bit of rain and dirt won’t get under its skin. Turn it up.BUY NOW
ZODIAC Super Sea Wolf GMT Pro Diver Watch
The years certainly fly by, don’t they? Refuse to miss a second with this sleek new Zodiac dive watch; it features a blacked-out build and super bright lumes for optimal performance at low-visibility depths. Certified as a chronometer with the highest levels of accuracy as defined by the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute, it’s not only badass but 100% essential for all adventures.
The man, the myth, the McTwisty legend, Shaun White, has brought us WHITESPACE, his new label for all things mountain gear. Clean styling, modern lines, and a modern fit breathe life into the DX3 OTG goggle. A no-frills, no-nonsense frame that will get you down slopes in style and function. Grab a pair to upgrade the gear this winter season.
Midweight Tech Popover Hoodie
Perfect before and after a training session is Ten Thousand’s Midweight Tech Popover Hoodie. It’s built from a proprietary technical fabric that breathes, wicks, and performs like a champion. The brand is focused on core minimalism for what your body needs to maintain comfort. It’s a one-two punch for comfort.BUY NOW
Packing Cube Set of 3
High performance is the standard when Peak Design builds each of its packs, and in this case, the packs within the packs. This dynamic trio includes a Shoe Pouch and both small and medium-sized Packing Cubes to keep you fully organized on your travel. It offers such ease that once you stash your items like this, there is no going back.BUY NOW
Midweight Terry Crewneck
The signature crewneck sweatshirt from Reigning Champ is an absolute must-have in the arsenal of outwear. In the Heather Stone colorway, it sets the tone to a crucial layer of any fit. Designed with an athletic trim fit, semi-raglan sleeves, rib side panels, and durable cotton rib.BUY NOW
Gold Sox Hat
This authentic 1961 reproduction from Ebbets Field is hand-sewn in small batches from gold cotton twill and detailed with an unstructured crown and the original felt along with the Amarillo Gold Sox logo. Secured with an adjustable genuine leather strap for a comfortable fit, it’s a cap that will not just turn heads but hit a home run to topping off any outfit.BUY NOW
Three Stripe Quarter Sock
The Three Stripe Quarter Socks from A Hope Hemp are made from a soft, breathable cotton-hemp blend and knit in a small sock factory in Koryo-Cho, Japan. If that’s not spoiling your feet, we don’t know what is. For long flights, these are the socks you need.BUY NOW
Hydrating Facial Lotion
Salt & Stone’s Hydrating Facial Lotion is the perfect companion for your mug. A fragrance-free, lightweight moisturizing lotion fortified with Squalane, Ginger Root, and Banana Extract to rapidly absorb and provide instant hydration. It locks in weightless moisture, calms, and protects, leaving you refreshed and revived.BUY NOW
Human Made Travel Case
The essential travel case from Human Made can store whatever your heart desires. Grooming go-to’s, jewelry, or even tech necessities. The case has a nylon exterior and an effortless zip closure to make organizing easy. Toss it in the pack and get to the globetrottin’.BUY NOW
Filson Leather Conditioner
Keep the leather goods looking sharp with Filson’s original leather conditioner. A proprietary blend of natural oils and waxes that nourishes and preserves smooth leather goods, especially after taking a winter beating. This stuff is the forcefield you need to keep your leather winter gear healthy and strong.BUY NOW
Marvis Licorice Toothpaste
Upgrades should exist for every level of life, even the chompers. Marvis teamed up with Amarelli, producers of the “best licorice in the world for this incredible toothpaste. It’s surprisingly refined, with a fresh aroma and bittersweet sensuality, and the tingling sensation post-brush removes plaque and tartar for a sparkling white smile. Once you go Marvis, you never got back.BUY NOW
To be a skateboarder today is a much different experience than it was for much of the 1990s. This amazing book explores the photographs, quotes, and anecdotal text within a time when skateboarding and the public understanding of the culture and sport were at an all-time low. ’93 til contains 250 pages of candid moments that span from the late ’80s up through 2004. The book reveals a raw, unapologetic perspective of a world that no longer exists.BUY NOW
Gerber Stake-Out Multi-Tool
We’re a sucker for the best EDC, especially when it serves a purpose for modern explorers. The Gerber Stake-Out multi-tool earns our badge of approval for trips where weight, versatility, and packability are key.
Includes 11 tools: stake puller, saw, knife, scissors, awl, file, tweezers, ruler, ferro rod striker, bottle opener and carabiner.
- 2.2 in. fine-edge Scandi-grind blade secures with a frame lock
- Carabiner offers convenient carry or lets you secure the tool to a pack
- Carabiner is for utility purposes only; not to be used for any kind of climbing
Bandana - Concrete Jungle
Appropriately named The Concrete Jungle for all our CYTIES endeavors, this bandana is brought to you by Bandits Bandanas, featuring original jungle cat design by New York City-based artist Rosa Bluestone Perr. Made from sustainably sourced organic cotton and pre-washed for extra softness, each bandana is printed, cut, and sewn entirely by hand for a truly unique finish.BUY NOW
There is nothing better than lighting a wick and kicking back at the end of a busy day. This organic coconut wax candle from Yiels offers a fresh scent with notes of cypress and char. It comes in a 6 oz reusable glass vessel; made in St. Augustine, Florida. Toss it on the coffee table and zen out.BUY NOW
Haoma Earth Soap
As the temperature drops outside, that piping hot shower at the end of the day becomes, oh so priceless. Take full advantage of it with this all-natural, gently exfoliating soap from Haoma. This badass bar has been cold-processed and creates a rich lather that fortifies your skin’s natural moisture to leave you feeling fresh and clean. Suds up; you deserve it.
A classic tee goes a long way for any get-up. This Bolt Tee from Imogene + Willie is patterned, cut, and sewn by a small team in Los Angeles, then screen printed, one at a time, right in the heart of Nashville, TN. Garment-dyed and washed for extra softness.
Edison Light Stick
This vintage-inspired, 100% brass and copper light stick is a unique travel item for any Modern Explorer. Dual lighting options as a lantern and flashlight make it ideal for any spur-of-the-moment light up needs.
• Rechargeable, with included battery life indicator
• Pure copper, brass, and leather components
• LED lighting with seven lighting modes
• Leather accent with vintage white reinforcement stitch
• Collector’s item quality
Tin Cloth Smoke Jumper Wallet
Developed at the request of firefighters, Filsons’ Smokejumper Wallet is made of rugged oil-finish Tin Cloth and lightweight nylon webbing. If you’re someone that likes to wander off the beaten path, this everyday carry is made for you.
- Four card slots and one cash slot
- Water-repellent, abrasion-resistant oil finish Tin Cloth
- Nylon binding for reinforcement
Flint and Tinder Camp Fleece
Surrounded by finger food on NFL Sunday or heading to the local farmers market, this Flint and Tinder Camp Fleece is 100% suited for comfort while packing the style for an out-of-the-house adventure. The 100% cotton tech fleece is DWR coated, the kangaroo pocket has zipper closures, and ribbed hem and cuffs make for a clean silhouette. This Camp Fleece oozes in comfort but never shies away from a stroll across town.BUY NOW / $158
Filled with 550-fill down to keep your toes toasty, The Nuptse Mule are built on a durable rubber outsole for protection both indoors and out. Now you won’t have to change out the kicks when you head out in the snowy city streets to take the pup for a walk.
- The do-it-all insulated slipper, perfect for everything from hut trips to lounging around the house
- Stuffed with 550 fill RDS-certified goose down for luxurious warmth
- Built on a durable rubber outsole for protection both indoors and out
- Foldable-heel design allows you to wear it as a mule
- Recycled ripstop upper brushes off the elements
- Webbing pull loops at the heel and instep for easy on/off
Japanese Design Since 1945
For the Japanese, the concept of design is not limited to functionality and materiality—it is deeply connected with culture and tradition. Showcasing hundreds of objects and contributions from both Japanese and Western designers inspired by Japan, this coffee table read will remain the deﬁnitive work on the subject of Japanese Design for many years to come.BUY NOW
Aviator Total Black
Cop these classics from Ray Ban in all black, and you’ll have a timeless pair of Sunglasses for every single occasion. Aviator Total Black is slick, clean, and heroically sharp. From the slopes to the streets, this pair will NEVER go out of style.BUY NOW
Ridge Key Case 24 Karat
Say goodbye to your old key ring. The Ridge 24 Karat Gold Keycase will keep your keys sleek and stored for any long travels. The innovative design streamlines and organizes your keys in a compact silhouette and tension panel system. Opening your car never has never looked so good.BUY NOW
Oars + Alps Muscle Recovery Balm
With every day that passes by it seems the muscles are that much slower to recover, but now with the likes of the Oars + Alps Muscle Recovery Balm at your fingertips, each and every day is sure to start fresh. The lavender and sage scents hits just right with the turmeric and arnica-aiding formula. The application is easy, thanks to 3 stainless steel cooling balls that relinquish the cooling sensation. After the gym or just cause you’re feeling old, the Oars + Alps Muscle Recovery Balm is a much-needed addition to any Dopp kit.
WHITESPACE Fredstyle SWPRO
Right out of our latest Catalog is WHITESPACE, the namesake brand of 5x Olympic snowboarder Shaun White. White has launched his own company making boards that break boundaries. The Freestyle SWPro in black on black was developed with insights from Shaun White himself, the most dominant half-pipe rider in the world. Built to hold an edge, snap through the flats, and go “holy sh*t” fast, this board combines tech with riding experience to be the beast on the mountain you never saw coming.
The Chapman Jacket
The Chapman Jacket has arrived for all your winter misty antics. Built from the same weather-resistant 60/40 organic cotton and nylon blend that went into the mountaineering jackets of yesteryear, this windshield is all you need for some arctic sea adventures. Toss this over a cable knit sweater and get the lines out, crack a coldie until you hear the drag rip.BUY NOW
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The GEAR GRID is designed to support small business brands that aim to break the mold. Our team scours the globe to find these well-designed objects, collected to enhance the lifestyle of who we believe the modern explorer is: a hard worker, a free thinker, and most certainly a world traveler. Drop in as a regular to find curated essentials in the categories of apparel, grooming, watches, bags, tech, and more, also including books and classic vinyl to set the tone on the weekends.