Products of the Week: Foldable Phones, Java Hot Sauce and an All-Electric RV
The 14 best pieces of garb and gear that crossed our desks this week
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Each week, our inbox runneth over with news of gear, apparel and tech releases from around the world. In this feature, we’ll parse through the best of it. Today: Samsung drops its newest lineup of new-age flip phones, Uijo showcases a condiment for your coffee and Bowlus debuts the world’s first all-electric Volterra RV.
Dipping into their archives, Candian outdoor label MEC has remade a capsule of their classics in new, sustainably-minded fabrics — most of the pieces are made with materials that are either recycled, organically grown, Fair Trade certified, or bluesign-approved. Basically, it’s gear you can feel good about…and look good in, too.
Branded as “the world’s first all-electric RV,” the Bowlus Volterra is a luxury travel companion indeed; with an emergency EV charger, AeroSolar charging technology, Starlink Satellite Internet and a bevy of other features that make camping and travel a breeze, it’s the future of sustainable trailers, for sure.
The cutest cookware duo we’ve ever seen. The internet-favorite kitchenware brand Our Place launched miniature versions of their best-selling Always Pan and Perfect Pot. Ideal for when you’re cooking for one.
While William Ellery’s newest release of sick small-batch gear (designed in Brooklyn, NY no less) doesn’t drop until August 14 — that’s when you’ll have a chance to snag the functional Conch Beachcomber Bag or the ’70s-esque Spotters High Contrast Sunglasses — there’s a ton of sick gear still available at the webstore to tide you over.
Ethically sourced by husband-and-wife team Jake and Kuulani Muise from a rare breed of deer that is running rampant in Hawaii, Maui Nui Venison’s spicy bone broth comes delivered in a pack of eight 16-ounce bags, each packing 16 grams of protein per serving. Prepared in small batches and slow-cooled to maximize nutrition, the broth is made with 100% wild-harvested venison and makes a perfect base for soup, stew or Bambi chili.
We do not currently have $1,129 to spend on a single pair of bottoms. That being said, we’re seriously considering betting the house on red for just the chance at the Sunderland Leather Pants, the shining star of A Kind of Guise’s already bright newly released A/W22 collection. Crafted from a soft buffalo suede and designed in a relaxed 5-pocket jean construction, they’re a beautiful, buttery, wild-west grail we need ASAP.
After limited-edition collaborations with Whistlepig Rye and Bundaberg Rum, our favorite coffee liqueur has teamed up with Ilegal Mezcal. Here, Mr Black was rested for three months in Ilegal Mezcal’s American Oak barrels; from there, the spirit was fortified the liquor with joven mezcal to bring out more of the agave notes. Available now online and in stores on Sept. 1.
Maybe folding screens have finally arrived in the mainstream. Samsung’s latest (there’s also a new flip variety) features a 6.2-inch Cover Screen…which, unfolded, is up 7.6”. With trade-in you might be able to get it for as little as $800 — otherwise, it’s still a hefty four-figure price tag, albeit a stronger version than last year’s well-reviewed Fold release, and sporting a better camera, too.
A hot item (get it) when it was first released six years ago, Paqui’s One Chip Challenge chip is back for 2022. This year’s edition is made with both the Carolina reaper and scorpion peppers, and the heat is kicked up even more with some added seasoning ingredients. Though the chip will have eaters seeing red, it’ll actually turn your tongue blue if you’re brave enough to take on this year’s #OneChipChallenge.
A sleek heritage-inspired watch collaboration from a sleek timepiece brand, in a sleek black-green colorway, with a sleek “I AM PRESENT” inscription hidden on the back. Too bad the Adsum x Timex MK1 sold out almost instantly — it would’ve made a pretty sleek accesory.
The same trimmer for “down there” (but also other common body areas) arrives now in a new ocean blue colorway. We suggest buying the Travel Package, which offers up a water-resistant travel case and is 15% off with the code OCEAN. Full review of the trimmer can be found here.
You’re looking at a $25K cock ring folks. This work of art has been brought to us by Frank Ocean’s luxury jewelry and accessories company, and is a pretty piece for your dick, since it’s made of 18k Yellow Gold and plated with 60x lab grown diamonds.
When news bubbled up that Kentucky Wildcats quarterback Will Levis has been adding mayonnaise into his morning coffee for good luck since a big win last season, we thought that was weird. Ujjo creator Lauren D’Souza may have heard about Levis and said “Hold my beer.” Based on a dare from a friend, D’Souza came up with a garlic- and vinegar-free hot sauce that’s designed to add some sweetness and heat to your morning java. Don’t knock til you’ve tried it?
We’ve covered the Calibre E4 extensively since its February release, but that won’t stop us from gushing over the newest limited-edition release in collaboration with Porsche. Designed with bespoke integration specifically for owners of the German-made luxury automobiles, the partnership also introduces a fresh black and blue aesthetic inspired by the all-electric Porsche Taycan. C’est magnifique!
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