Products of the Week: Soundbars, Sneakers and Bacardí Reserve Rum

The 10 best pieces of garb and gear that crossed our desks this week

September 3, 2022 9:23 am
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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: Bang and Olufsen release a theater-grade sound system, Kith taps the tennis GOAT for exclusive sneakers and Barcadí drops Reserva Ocho.

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JBL Tour PRO 2 Earbuds

JBL Tour PRO 2

Smart earbuds, meet smart cases. These active noise canceling ‘buds have a 1.45” LED touch display on the charging case, which makes it easier for you to change songs, receive calls and get phone notifications. Sadly, the PRO 2 is currently only slated for release in Europe.

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Nutribullet Pro 900 – BCRF Edition

Nutribullet Pro 900 – BCRF Edition

The blender you know and love, co-branded and dressed up in a matte pink in partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation. Good smoothies, better cause.

two pairs of shoes from the Kith x On Roger Federer collaboration on a white background
(RF)² By Ronnie Fieg & Roger Federer For On 2 Pack

(Rf)² By Ronnie Fieg & Roger Federer for On 2 Pack

Ronnie and Roger are at it again. On Running has tapped Kith for a specialty double-drop of joint-designed lifestyle and high-performance sneakers in the ROGER Clubhouse Mid and THE ROGER Pro, just in time for the U.S. Open. Personally signed by, Ronnie Fieg, Kith’s founder, the double drop sold out despite their $550 price tag, but you can still admire the sweet pictures. (And maybe consider copping on the secondary market.)

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Coop Home Goods Retreat Mattress Topper

Coop Home Goods Retreat Mattress Topper

Sure, you could drop thousands on another mattress…or you could pick up Coop Home Goods’ new mattress topper, the Retreat. Packed with plush memory foam, the topper is stuffed with 100% Virgin Memory Foam, both Certi-PUR US and GREENGUARD Gold certified.

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Heinz Vintage Drip Colletion

Heinz Vintage Drip Collection

For decades, millions of Americans have unintentionally incorporated ketchup into their wardrobes via drips and drabs of the cornerstone condiment. Through a partnership with online thrift shop thredUP, Heinz is finally acknowledging that reality with its first-ever fashion collection. The collection features 157 second-hand pieces “dripped” with 100% real ketchup and all proceeds will go to Rise Against Hunger.

a model wearing the DNA Vibe device
DNA Vibe Jazz band Live
DNA Vibe

DNA Vibe Jazz Band Live

Packing science-based patent-pending technology, this affordable light therapy device is designed to allow both serious athletes and weekend warriors to reduce stiffness, inflammation and pain with the push of a button. Boasting four different therapeutic modes (red, infrared, magnetic, and micro-vibration), this device is sophisticated yet simple — no app required.

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Furi Sportswear
Furi Sports

Furi Sportswear

Black-owned and female-founded, Furi Sportswear is spearheading a new generation of elite tennis apparel, with a stated mission of reimagining the sport for future stars. They’ve started with two racket models, the ARMO PRO and ARMA LITE; either will instantly upgrade your court game.

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BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rye Cask Finish

BACARDÍ Reserva Ocho Rye Cask Finish

This limited-edition blend, the second installment in a limited-edition cask finish series, features rum aged from 8 to 12 years in American oak barrels with an additional finish in Kentucky rye casks. Coming at a higher 90 proof, this one features notes of smoke, wood, brown sugar, vanilla and gingerbread.

the Bang & Olufsen Beosound Theatre against a purple background
Bang & Olufsen Beosound Theatre
Bang & Olufsen

Bang & Olufsen Beosound Theatre

Bang & Olufsen promises that you can experience surround sound from a single, stylish soundbar — it’s also quite the looker, particularly if you grab the one with solid oak accents. Available online and in stores from October 3. 

a speckled Barbour x Moncler jacket on a grey background

Moncler x Barbour Men’s 1952 Leopard-Print Hooded Jacket

Moncler has teamed up with British heritage label Barbour for a waxed jacket you know and love, now dressed up in a popping leopard-print pattern.

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