Behold the first-ever content series between Digital Trends and The Manual. The Bromance has begun. Since there are a plethora of brands out there melding style and technology, we thought we would take this opportunity to profile one item per week for the month of October, breaking them down and offering each of our unique takes on their tech and style components.
Face, meet palm, because you were not the genius to think of putting a solar panel on your sunglasses and turning them into a phone batter – Sayaleee Kaluskar was.
Proof NY is a purveyor of well tailored clothing designed to survive the apocalypse, and with their new Surface pant, you don’t need to be a bike commuter or a commuting biker to appreciate them.
You better hope your wrist is worthy enough to carry the Garmin fenix, a GPS-enabled watch that crunches serious data while looking seriously badass.
Let’s say you’ve just finished building the most high-performance snowboard boot available, but it’s missing a certain something – what do you do? Duh … wrap it in Red Wing Leather.
We’re not saying all celebrity-endorsed headphones are bad; we’re just saying that when an OG producer of quality cans makes a set that look this good, your search is over.
Stone Island has a habit of making clothes that harness technology in unexpected ways, and its new Mesh Reflective down jacket is nothing if not unexpected.
Touchscreen gloves are not new; touchscreen gloves that look as good as Muijo’s black leather offering are a revelation.
Respectably spec’ed, Philips Designline is notable less for its performance and more for it’s remarkable re-imagination of the television form factor.
Nike creates shoes for various kinds of runners, but their latest, the Hyperfeel, look like they were created for people who just like really cool-looking shoes.
What do you get when an iconic camera company partners with a purveyor of really tight pants? We’re not sure, but whatever it is, it looks and works great.