Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth Speaker


The Bang and Olufsen BeoPlay A2 Bluetooth Speaker is not only a mouthful, it’s a thing of beauty.  The A2 is a stylish and minimalist Bluetooth speaker that packs a punch.  Continue Reading →

Outerboro Stealth Bomber Jacket

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2015 Volkswagen Golf R

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Volkswagen has upped the ante with it’s flagship performance hatch, the Golf R.  For 2013 the car gets a much needed power increase to 290 horsepower. Although the power is increased, fuel economy is actually boosted by 18%.  The Golf R utilizes a fifth generation Haldex® all wheel drive system that delivers power where it’s needed most. A new traction control system and Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) with four driving modes (Eco, Comfort, Normal, and Race) and a user customized Individual setting ensures the most fun in any condition. The engine is a tweaked version of the GTI’s powerplant, which was subjected to a motorsports-style development program. Buy (TBA) More pictures after the jump… Continue Reading →

neff Face Masks


As temperatures drop to historical lows, it’s incredibly important to keep all exposed area covered when venturing outdoors.  Why not do it with style and hilarity? Neff has a great line of face masks that keep you warm everywhere from the slopes to the morning commute.  With many styles to choose from, you can’t go wrong with such a colorful array of awesome. Three vent holes let you breathe while the 100% polyester construction keeps out the cold and wind.  Buy ($28+)

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Polo Sidelace Shoe


The Sidelace Shoe by Polo is a great mix of casual sneaker and boat shoe.  It features a canvas upper with a double stitched leather toe wrap for added durability.  A padded collar reduces ankle fatigue, while the treated gum rubber sole with green accent stripe adds a nice contrast of materials to the shoe. Rawhide laces complete the look of this very comfortable piece of footwear. Buy ($70)


American Giant Heavyweight Hooded Sweatshirt


The heavyweight full zip hooded sweatshirt from American Giant has become the stuff of legends.  We’ve never seen so much hype for a hooded sweatshirt, but the truth is American Giant couldn’t keep them on the shelves and had a severe back-order problem in the run up to the holidays.  What makes this sweatshirt unique and desirable? We’ll start with the fabric itself.  The sweatshirt is made of seriously thick 12.4 ounce 100% cotton fleece. It sports ribbed side and shoulder panels, as well as reinforced elbow patches for superior durability. The front pockets are reinforced with bar tacks and critical wear seams utilize a rugged double-needle straddle stitching. A double-lined hood keeps the wind out. This is the last hooded sweatshirt you will ever need to own. Buy ($89)

Wall Stickers from DecDecals


If you need to liven up your space and are no good with a paintbrush, or you just want that extra touch, DecDecals has the answer with one of their great wall stickers.  The stickers are made of matte removable vinyl so they’re easy to install and remove.  With a wide range of design options, from tree and flower designs to retro and modern pop art inspired graphics, DecDecals is your one stop shop for all your wall art needs. Buy (Prices Vary)

Patrona Shirt Shuttle


Patrona is known for their out of the box thinking and eye-catching designs that are also tech savvy. The Shirt Shuttle is a water-resistant, crush proof case for your shirts when travelling.  Never again will your freshly pressed shirt get creased or wrinkled in your luggage.  The anti-crease design of the integrated folding board sports rounded edges prevent any kind of wrinkles or creases from forming in transit.  Buy (£30)

Vadim Kibardin Digital LED Clock

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The White and White wall clock from Vadim Kibardin is a great addition to any space.  The clean design helps it blend in to white walls.  LED’s surround the digits, giving the clock a nice warm glow.  A light sensor reacts and adjusts the brightness of the LED’s depending on the time of day. The industrial design will work well in most homes and offices.  A stand allows the clock to rest freely on a table or desk, or it can be mounted to the wall. Also available in black. Buy ($227)


Jiberish Padded Chambray Work Shirt


Jiberish is known for their offbeat styles and snow sports fashion focus. Based in Denver with boutiques in Denver, Boston and Park City, this clothing shop has some truly unique designs, peppered with an outdoorsy appeal. The Padded Chambray Work Shirt is perfect for those cold weather days when a standard button up just doesn’t cut it. The slim fit design offers a nice shape, while the snap up buttons make it easy on, easy off. A sewn in diamond stitched inside thermal layer keeps you toasty, while the chambray outer keeps you looking sharp. Buy($90)

220+ Designs Concrete Table Lamp


The Light ‘0’ table lamp from 220+ Designs is about as simple as they come.  The materials that comprise the makeup of the lamp are not the typical fare for home lighting.  The shade is made of concrete, yes, concrete. The lamp sits on a stand that comes in either black or birch. The Jun Hwang designed lamp can also be used as a hanging fixture. The red cord contrasts nicely with the gray of the concrete, culminating in an overall industrial look.  Buy($130) Continue Reading →

Suunto Core


Suunto is known for their powerhouse sports and dive watches.  The Core watch in Brushed Steel is not only a great looking watch, but one of the most robust feature packed outdoor sport watches on the market. The minimalist natural steel design combines a classic look with a modern tool kit. The core features an altimeter, compass, barometer, temperature, storm alarm, sunrise/sunset, depth meter for free-diving,  and multiple standard watch features.  A light elastomer strap keeps the Core on your wrist. A backlit electro-luminescant display helps the watch to be visible night and day.  The watch is water resistant down to 100ft. Buy ($269-500)

Red Wing Heritage Oxford


Since 1905, Red Wing Shoes has built tough but comfortable footwear for the working class. Inspired by the success of the classic 875 and 877 work boots, the moc-toe classic work oxfords were born out of necessity. Managers who started their careers on the factory floor needed a lighter shoe to keep comfortable at their desks and moving about the factory. The oxfords maintained Red Wing’s storied durability while remaining light enough to be worn all day at a desk. The Style No. 8056 oxfords are great for work or play, and the classic design maintains a professional look while being a fairly rugged shoe. The Sage Mojave leather upper has the perfect texture, while the Brown Neoprene cushioned outsole keeps your feet comfortable. Buy ($240)

Scanadu Scout


The distant future world portrayed in science fiction like Star Trek is now a bit closer to our reach. The Scout from Scanadu brings Star Trek tricoder functionality to reality.  The scout can measure your heart rate, skin/core body temperature, SpO2 (Oxymetry), respiratory rate, blood pressure, ECG, and emotional stress. Scanadu built the Scout on the RTOS Micrium platform, the same analysis system used by NASA in their Curiosity Rover.  Simply place the Scout on your forehead, and it will read a number of vital health stats. After a 10 second reading, your results will be displayed on your smartphone or tablet in an easy to read format.  Coming soon, priced at $199. Check it out

The Union Wooden Wallet


The Union wallet is a minimalist wallet, crafted from either warm cherry or dark walnut harvested from responsibly managed sustainable forests. The wallet easily carries your cash, cards, and other miscellaneous items with ease.  An RFID blocking aluminum plate below the wood surface protects you from card skimmers. The Union can hold up to six cards and features elastic slits that allow you to carry small items such as SD cards and spare keys.  The injection molded elastomer and band holds everything securely in place. Coming Soon. Buy ($TBA)

Beloved Shirts Cat Vortex Sweater

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Sometimes fashion needs to be humorous. This is that time.  The Cat Vortex Sweatshirt from Beloved is not only amazing, it’s also hilarious.  Beloved is known for its “all over” print apparel, with shirts and sweaters sporting prints of bears, ammo, cats, and barbie to name a few. This sweater features a Orange Tabby Cat leaping through a vortex of time and space, on an epic adventure quest no doubt. We tend to stick to the basics here at gearplug, but we’ll make an exception for this one. This is one sweater we wouldn’t mind getting for Christmas. Click here to receive a 10% off coupon when you like Beloved by clicking the Santa Sloth on their look book page. Buy ($59)

Anon M2 Goggle

The M2 from Anon is a revolutionary new way to goggle. It is a essentially a frameless design that utilizes 16 rare earth magnets integrated into the carrier liner to secure the lens to the frame. The lens is held on with 22lbs of retention force, and has been tested to stay on even in heavy impact situations. Wall to wall construction keeps the lens closer to your face, providing a much better peripheral range of vision. Anon offers a lens for every light condition, and their ICT (Integral Clarity Technology) ensures crystal clear vision, regardless of conditions. The spherical lens mimics the human eye to reduce distortion. The M2 also comes with an extra lens.  Buy ($239.95)

Antoine Arnaud Watches


Antoine Arnaud’s Spirit of St. Louis Watch is full of class without breaking the bank. The team of Antoine Bodart and Arnaud Vanderplancke came together with the idea to create a timeless timepiece inspired by aviation in the 1920’s.  The watch features a Japanese movement, chronograph, and a day/date format.  Available in four colors: White Chocolate, Chocolate Brown, Autumn Green and Midnight Black.  The Spirit of St. Louis watch is a great looking wristwatch with a classic design that will work on any wrist. Buy (€179)