Gear | November 10, 2017 9:00 am

Staff Picks: All the Stuff Our Editors Fell In Love With This Week

Overshirts, camo headphones, aluminum wallets and more

By The Editors

Welcome to InsideHook’s Staff Picks, a compendium of what our editors are digging recently.

The first great drug commercial? At least the first one to use “sticky icky” and “musical dopeness.” Approved.

Enjoy our staff picks:

Ridge Wallet
We’re probably not that far from living in a cashless/cardless society, in which we pay with some QR Code tattooed on our retinas. Until then, we need wallets. I like the Ridge Wallet in a navy pantone. It’s aluminum, has a cash clip and holds 12 cards without looking like it holds 12 cards. But the real selling point is it blocks RFID-skimmers —your info is safe here. — Reuben Brody, Los Angeles Editor

Master & Dynamic Greene Street Collection
Designed especially for the city where the subway never stops and neither do the people, the Greene Street Collection from NYC-based Master & Dynamic is decked out for life in the concrete jungle in either olive/black and camo/black. Launched this week, the military-themed colorways in the holiday capsule might not be for everyone, but if you’re worried the sound won’t match the looks, don’t be, as M&D’s reputation for producing quality gear is well deserved. — Evan Bleier, News Editor

Greats – The Royale High Nubuck
The fellas at Greats have been bringing back Golden-era silhouettes to the sneaker game for a little while now, and the fall colorways for their Royale Highs have me jonesing for a pair. These are designed in Brooklyn and handmade in Italy with top-grain Nubuck. Free shipping for orders over $75. (So, free shipping). I like ‘em in that deep blue. — Tanner Garrity, Editorial Intern

Corridor Rose Overshirt
I’m blessed to live in a city that has four seasons. Meaning, I’ve got a few jackets. And by a few, I mean too many. And by too many, I mean not enough. So here’s this from Corridor NYC. I’m enjoying it. It’s a rose (read: millennial pink) overshirt. But don’t let the color discourage you — it really is the perfect shade. Great for layering. And it’s unisex, so I share it with my partner because I love her. — Michael Nolledo, Deputy Editor

Obama: An Intimate Portrait
You know the work of Pete Souza, former chief official White House photographer for Barack Obama during his two terms as POTUS. He’s racked up a considerable following after the fact, partly from nostalgia and partly for his trove of almost two million images that he posts on his Instagram at crucial moments in Trump’s presidency to point out the, well, differences. People, myself included, have been clamoring for a hardcover collection — and it’s finally here. This book is less a comfort blanket for Democrats (Souza was also a White House photographer for Ronald Reagan) than an intimate look into a world-changing presidency.  — Alex Lauer, Associate Editor

Best Made Co. + Sleepy Jones Slumberland Hot Water Bottle & Cover
There’s a damn good reason some things never change. Case in point, the simple, the beloved OG hot water bottle. I swear by mine on frigid nights and they’re a godsend for the flu chills. And it certainly doesn’t hurt that this killer collab produced a timeless go-to with a very handsome cover.  — Shari Gab, Senior Producer


We’re in Australia this week on holiday. If you make it “down under” (note: never say that) or have access to a really good beer bar with funky imports, certainly check out a Pale Ale from Little Creatures — it’s a perfect sipper for the warm season down here, and proof that other countries can do an American pale ale as well as, well, America — or hit up the funky Moon Dog Brewery in Abbotsford (we had a brew with honey lactose and saffron yesterday … exquisite!). Next week: Our favorite Tasmanian whisky.  — Kirk Miller, Managing Editor/Nation Editor

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