Known for building long-lasting, heavyweight basics, American Giant takes that same approach to another staple, the ol' Varsity Jacket. Releasing on Thursday, the jacket is 100% cotton (and 100 Made in the USA), a casual classic perfect for the Spring and those cooler days and evenings.
$99, American Giant
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It looks like we can finally forget that awful Matthew Broderick reboot because it looks like we finally have a movie worthy of the King of the Monsters with the official trailer to Gareth Edwards' Godzilla:
"An epic rebirth to Toho's iconic Godzilla, this spectacular adventure, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, pits the world's most famous monster against malevolent creatures who, bolstered by humanity's scientific arrogance, threaten our very existence.
Gareth Edwards directs Godzilla, which stars Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Kick-Ass), Oscar® nominee Ken Watanabe (The Last Samurai, Inception), Elizabeth Olsen (Martha Marcy May Marlene), Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche (The English Patient, Cosmopolis), and Sally Hawkins (Blue Jasmine), with Oscar® nominee David Strathairn (Good Night, and Good Luck, The Bourne Legacy) and Bryan Cranston (Argo, TV's Breaking Bad)."
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Bentley is also announcing an update to their Flying Spur with a new V8 model. The luxurious four-door will be powered by a twin-turbo 4.0L V8 that produces 500 hp, a 0-60 time of 4.9 seconds, and a top speed of 183 mph. It's also a proper grand touring machine that will get you anywhere you need to go with a fuel range of 520 miles which should make for quite a road trip. The V8-powered Flying Spur will hit dealers this Spring.
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The 2015 model year for the Bentley Continental GT Speed is a bit more than a refresh. The car is officially the fastest production Bentley with a beefed up 6.0L W12 that now produces 626 hp which will get it from 0-60 in 4 seconds and will hit a top speed of 206 mph (203 in the convertible).
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Swedish bagmaker SANDQVIST teamed up with Danish bike builder Wrenchmonkees on a special edition tool roll and backpack. The bags are made from a heavy-duty 18oz cotton canvas with tooling leather trim and can be attached to eachother. The backpack has a built-in aluminum frame for attachment to your motorcycle and inside you'll find space for all your gear and a compartment that will fit up to a 15 inch laptop.
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Only two days old, Roberu opens its first shop in its home country of Japan stocked with their complete line of bags, accessories, and footwear. It will also be home to a workshop where you can view Roberu projects in development. Definitely keep this one on the checklist if you're heading out to Japan.
231-0063 Naka-ku, Yokohama Hanasaki-cho, 3-88-1F
Tel / Fax 045-341-0595
11:00 to 19:00 (closed on Wednesday) Saturday and Sunday 12:00 to 19:00 on weekdays
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Good news: Jaguar is making a incredibly fast XFR-S variant of their Sportbrake wagon. Bad News: Americans hate wagons so we won't get them here. For those that do get the XF Sportbrake available, you'll soon have the option for a beastly 542 hp 5.0L V8 model that can hit 0-60 in 4.6 seconds and reach a top speed of 186 mph. That's a faster top speed than many high-performance coupes in something you can actually fit people and cargo in. It will also feature an eight-speed transmission with Jag's Quickshift technology, Active electronic differential and Dynamic Stability Control, various aerodynamic upgrades, a carbon fiber diffuser, and 20-inch forged alloy wheels...Continued
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Nikon has got a new toy for you shooters who demand only the best and today they've pulled the curtains on their latest flagship, the D4S. As you would guess the "S" stands for speed and they've improved upon that with their EXSPEED 4 image processing engine, an enhanced autofocus system, 11 fps continuous shooting at full resolution, better battery life, and an incredible ISO range that can goes all the way up to 409,600.
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Samsung's submits its answer to the fitness band craze with their new Gear Fit. The Fit has the industry's first wearable curved Super AMOLED screen and features a pedometer, exercise, and heart rate functionality as well as smartphone notifications (SMS, E-Mail, Calls) and has a battery life of up to 5 days.
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Samsung reveals its long awaited update to one of the most popular smartphones on the market, the Galaxy S5. The S5 boasts a 1080p 5.1 inch screen, 2.5GHz Snapdragon 800 processor, Android KitKat, 16 Megapixel Camera, 16/32GB of storage, fingerprint scanner, and heart rate monitor.
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