Products of the week: an inflatable kayak, western-themed housewares and the watch that broke the internet

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Every week, our inbox is overflowing with news on gear, apparel, and tech news from around the world. In this feature, we will analyze the best of them. Today: Retrospec’s inflatable kayaks are screaming summer fun, One of These Days is launching a new cowboy collection and the affordable Swatch x Omega Speedmaster is making waves in the watch community.


Swatch x Omega MoonSwatch

Mission to Mars is no longer just a Brian De Palma movie from 2000, it’s now the name of one of 11 watches in the completely unexpected MoonSwatch range. Unexpected for two reasons: Omega allowed Swatch to co-opt its most recognizable watch (the Speedmaster Professional, or Moonwatch); and the end product is… actually stellar. Each design is inspired by a celestial object – the eight planets of our solar system, the dwarf planet Pluto, the Sun or the Moon – and all cost just $260. You can’t buy them online, but they’re available now at select Swatch stores.

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Firestone Walker Brewery

Firestone Walker Hopnose

What are Cryo Hops? They are the secret of this double dry hopped IPA. The brewery claims the process includes “collecting concentrated lupulin from whole-leaf hops, which contains the pure resins for bitterness and flavor oils.” The hops here are sourced from both New Zealand and the American Pacific Northwest, and the result of it all is a beer with notes of mango, passion fruit, white grape and lychee.

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Todd Snyder

Todd Snyder Montauk swim shorts

Todd Snyder’s items are a no-brainer for fall (see: LL Bean’s collabs), winter (see: my woolen overcoat) and spring (see: the Dylan suede jacket, which the designer cites as a summary of its aesthetic). Now, with the Montauk swim shorts, it’s finally ready to style your whole summer. It’s the brand’s first exclusive swimsuit, but in true Todd style, the elastic waist swimsuit is available in 12 different styles to suit your personal style.

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At InsideHook, we love that our sexual wellness products contain clean ingredients, and Bloomi takes cleanliness to a whole new level. The BIPOC- and sexologist-led wellness destination uses non-toxic, plant-based formulas for all of its wellness essentials, which range from double-sided vibrators and pleasure oils to intimate washes and lightweight lubricants .

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our place

Our place Acid Always Pan & Everyday Pot

The internet’s favorite kitchen utensils are back and ready for April showers with a new spring colourway – oddly dubbed Acid – to channel some serious seasonal energy into your kitchen.

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Retrospec Inflatable Kayaks

Gone are the days when spending time on the water meant hauling a kayak, SUP or boat to the local beach. Now we just offer inflatable alternatives, like Retrospec’s Coaster Series, which fill with air in minutes and offer plenty of comfort with snap-in seats, rigging points and legroom. Get the single-seater for solo adventures or upgrade to the two-person model that has room for you and your partner, friend or canine companion. Don’t forget the life jackets on the way out!

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Rowing Blazers

Gyles and George Zodiac sweaters

Are you tired of answering the question “Who is your co-star?” Or maybe you just want to represent your sign. Either way, these smart Gyles and George sweaters are lightweight cotton heaven, wrapped in silly graphic packaging.

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athletic shuffling

athletic shuffling NA Lite

Classically simple and expertly crafted with just 25 calories, Athletic Brewing’s latest non-alcoholic brew combines noble hops with organic rice and malt to deliver a light body and a clean, refreshing finish. Perfect for hot afternoons, weekends in the garden, and party occasions, you can technically crack open a cold one whenever the mood strikes without feeling bad about your drinking decision.

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Session goods

Session Surrealism Collection

Cannabis culture has killed off the same free-spirited, boho-chic theme, but such predictable reiteration encourages change, which is why Session’s latest Surrealism collection has renewed our interest in all things weed. . Drawing inspiration from the world’s most prolific surrealists and our imaginations, bongs, pipes and accessories are carefully crafted and color injected to refine this once formal industry.

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Bulgari Octo Finissimo Ultra

You’re unlikely to get your hands on Bulgari’s new Octo Finissimo Ultra, which was unveiled this week as a limited edition of 10 watches each for around $440,000. But if you did, you would hardly be able to recognize it as a watch. That’s because this new horological marvel has claimed the title of the thinnest mechanical watch in the world at just 1.8mm thick, between the thickness of a quarter coin and a half coin. dollar. If you want to experience ultra-thin watchmaking that isn’t ultra-exclusive, browse the rest of their Octo Finissimo collection.

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Mikee’s Hard Freeze

The 90s are here for our hard seltzers now. Mike’s Hard Freeze is the latest offering from the malt liquor brand widely known for its alcoholic lemonade and features four returning flavors – Blue Freeze, Red Freeze, White Freeze and Pink Freeze – that taste just like the slushies you’d get from 7/11 on a hot summer day when you were just a little boy. If you’re looking for a sip of nostalgia, Mike is your man.

an ashtray with a western image printed on it

One of these days Co

Ashtray One Of These Days Co. Gone Tomorrow

When Los Angeles-based Matthew McCormick announced One Of These Days Co, we were thrilled to see the multi-media artist’s Americana-themed designs adorn more than just a canvas. We were not disappointed ; Scenes straight out of a spaghetti western splash over everything from t-shirts to tote bags. We find this ashtray particularly good whether or not you smoke like… well, like a cowboy.

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Hello Yoga

Alo Yoga day and night pants

A true hybrid pant, the Alo Yoga Day and Night Trouser is perfectly at home in the office, but can also hold its own in the gym. How? ‘Or’ What? Alo’s unique performance woven fabric and slim fit could have something to do with it.