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
Big Foot Fleece Jacket
Today marks the first day of 2023, and to kick off the Gear Grid is The Bigfoot Fleece Jacket from Manastash. It’s made from incredibly soft, cozy boa fleece that’s got plenty of warmth to last you through the months. Whether you’re throwing it on to trek out and take on the year or zipping it up to stay comfortable on the couch after too much Auld Lang Syne, it should be in your collection. Start the year off stylishly and lets up the game in 2023!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.
Global Briefcase 14L
The Global Briefcase from Topo Designs is a travel bag that makes any commute easy and breezy. It takes on any journey headfirst, keeping you looking sharp and organized for all travel antics. The main compartment has a full panel slip pocket and a large zippered pocket that creates access to separate a laptop enclosure. In front, you will find two large dimensional external pockets for all the gadgets. Stowable contoured padded shoulder straps make airport travel smooth, and the top and side carry handled to keep you all business. Add it to the “don’t leave home without it” list.
The Book of Rolex
A detailed appraisal of the Rolex watch, including studies of vintage models, current designs, and special editions. Learn how to spot fakes using the same clues as the experts. Invaluable to any watch-lover, especially aspiring Rolex collectors. This hardcover promises to be as timeless as the brand itself. Should you be considering a Rolex in 2023, this book will convince you it’s worth an investment.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
Prism Cocktail Ice Mold
When the weekend hits, there is nothing like a big ol’ cube for your finest spirit. This Prism Cocktail Ice Tray takes it a step forward to be completely badass, chilling drinks faster, diluting them less and helping them last longer. Bring the swanky speakeasy vibe to your home bar and this to your home set-up.BUY NOW
Toss your feet up for some epic NFL games today with these naturally moisture-resistant, breathable, and incredibly warm socks—Patapca’s socks will keep your feet cozy for the playoffs and beyond.BUY NOW
The right candle is essential for the correct mindset. This one is called Mellow and is brought to you by our friends at General Quarters. It has a muskiness with the first light, which warms up to reveal the complex notes of pinon, clove, and hashish. Mellow, indeed.BUY NOW
Sometimes we need a little secret stash. The Key Capsule from Craighill is made from durable anodized aluminum and is perfect for a small stockpile of everything from mints to some daily vitamins. It hooks on a key ring for ease of travel and keeps the insides safe and sound in a sleek way.BUY NOW
Huckberry x Craighill - Exclusive EDC Kit
This must-have key set is from our pals from Huckberry who teamed up with the kings of carrying, Craighill, and may just be the most ultimate mini EDC Kit of all time. These thoughtfully considered daily essentials are sleek and handsome and come in a nifty gift box. Embrace your own inner James Bond and equip your key ring with this set-up, you won’t be sorry, you’ll be ready. Take $51 dollars off the original price with this link.BUY NOW
19-69 La Habana
Shines a light on Cuba’s golden musical era with La Habana from 19-69. It captures a rum bar in the Hemingway era, smokey-sweet, and features notes of saffron, incense resinoid, and Laotian oud. The only thing missing is the daiquiri that you will surely be ordering for yourself and a special someone if this is your scent.
- Top: Aldehyd, Saffron
- Middle: Elemi, Incense Resinoid
- Base: Vanilla Absolute, Caramel, Ambroxan, Laotian Oud, Golden Stone, Amber Balsam Resinoid
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
Polaroid P1 Music Player
Polaroid is doing a lot more than cameras these days. The P1 is their most portable Bluetooth speaker, ready for you to crank your tunes with 10 watts of power and up to 10 hours of playback. It offers stereo rock caliber in a small package. Toss it in your travel pack for a soundtrack in any future hotel stays.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
Silk and Cotton Double Faced Socks
A perfect blend of cotton and silk, this pair of socks has a marled gray base hue and a light orange, comfortable ribbed hem. The Silk & Cotton Double Face Sock keeps your toes warm on and off the slopes, don’t under estimate them.YOU DID IT
While maintaining the iconic octagonal form of the GA2100 inherited from the very first G-SHOCK, the GAB2100 is not only stealthy but now also has a Smartphone Link and Tough Solar power capabilities. It also employs the Carbon Core Guard structure to preserve a similar fit on the wrist as the original model. Check it out and more in our Mountain Man Catalog.BUY NOW
Side Pack 7L Sling
The right pack to keep your EDC pieces organized during travel is crucial. This cross-body bag handmade is made to the highest standards, and the Side Pack sets a new benchmark for how we carry our gear. With three different carrying options, it’s got you covered no matter which directions you’re headed.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.