Sony Headphones, ’80s-Inspired Trunks and Selena Gomez’s Our Place Collection
The 13 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: the new Sony WH-1000XM5 headphones impress, Orlebar Brown teams up with an unlikely icon and the makers of the cult-favorite Always Pan tap Ms. Gomez for an exclusive release.
Our Place x Selena Gomez Collection
Just when you thought the makers of the internet’s favorite pan couldn’t get any trendier, Our Place has teamed up with the charming Selena Gomez for a collection inspired by the actor-musician-model’s love for cooking. Dressed up in “Rosa” and “Azul”, the capsule include the fan-favorites Always Pan and Perfect Pot, along with a variety of homeware — knives, glasses and plates — for a complete kitchen makeover.
The Nespresso of cannabis? This machine extracts the contents from a weed capsule and delivers a perfectly rolled joint at the push of a button.
Orlebar Brown x WHAM! Club Tropicana Collection
George Michael’s ’80s glam-pop vehicle undoubtedly eclipsed with their 1983 album “Club Tropicana,” and Orlebar Brown is celebrating the 15th anniversary of their premium swimwear brand with a collection inspired by the seminal record. Full of vibrant colors, expressive prints, and seductive fabrics, OB x WHAM! is a flirty, fun, youthful way to channel your inner beach rockstar (single earring not included).
Batch & Bottle Board at Home Collection
What do you pair with some surprisingly solid bottled cocktails? Try this limited-time plate of artisan cheeses and charcuterie. It’s the laziest, but tastiest, party prep you can do this summer.
Dolce & Gabanna x Persol
When D&G tapped Persol for a line of premium, summer-ready shades, there was some speculation about how the two revered designers might get on. If end result is any indication, they seem to have hit it off swimmingly; the two-model release features a classic D-frame faced by the 649 model and enhanced by transparencies, logo details and color combinations inspired by the brand’s stylistic codes.
Burrow Vesper Lounge Chair
Dad had the right idea with his ratty leather chair; after all, but Burrow’s newly-released Vesper adds a touch of modern, minimalist class to the iconic lounger, with a handsome ottoman and a variety of chic color combinations to bring together any room in your abode.
Sony WH-1000XM5 Wireless Noise Canceling Headphones
A just-released follow-up to the best-sounding wireless headphones we’ve used, the XM5 offers a lot of battery (30+ hours), hands-free calling, a comfy fit and a collapsible design for easy storage.
Black Infusions Dirty Shirley RTD
The New York Times called the Dirty Shirley the “drink of the summer” — basically, this is a canned, adult update on a Shirley Temple, now with a shot of dark cherry vodka.
Kona Brewing x Reyn Spooner Aloha Shirt
Ever wish you could drink your favorite beer and wear it, too? That dreams become a reality with Kona Brewing x Reyn Spooner; the island affair has sartorialized the immensely popular Kona Big Wave Golden Ale into a bold printed Aloha shirt (and matching towel) for summer fun at the beach, bar and beyond.
Aquaroo Baby Carrier
The newly launched waterproof baby carrier makes pool time with your newborn a helluva lot easier. Made from the same material as impervious wetsuits, the Aquaroo is a supportive, flexible and soft carrier that’ll keep your baby close and you relaxed in or out of the water.
WITHINGS ScanWatch Horizon Smartwatch
A handsome diving watch with a lot of built-in health features — you can record an ECG, monitor your blood oxygen and track your sleep (or exercise).
Salomon Phantasm for Ciele Running Shoe
GORP-kings Salomon don’t just make a best-in-class trail shoe; their recent collaboration with cycle-forward Ciele Athletics has produced an ultra-loud, fast-as-fuck trainer to crush PRs and generally stunt on ’em. Energy Blade and Energy Surge technology ensure a quick, firm ride; sprint and grab them before they sell out.
Teenage Engineering OP—1 Field
A sequel to the 2011 synthesizer, this update boasts a new low aluminum frame and 100 new features, including 24-hour battery life, high-resolution display, Bluetooth midi and a host of recording and sound improvements.
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