Sometimes all you need is a simple bottle opener for your EDC. You don't need a big 20 multi-tool keychain which happens to have a bottle opener. The Keychain Bottle Opener ($8) is exactly what you're looking for. It's a CNC brass keychain tool, especially made for opening bottles. It's made from solid naval brass and measures 5/16" (8mm) in diameter and is 1.25" (32mm) long. This particular model is the fifth generation and has been optimized to allow the opener to perfectly grab the bottle cap. The Keychain Bottle Opener is available in three finishes and comes with a large stainless steel ring.
Supreme is coming out swinging and their Supreme Fall/Winter 2013 ($TBA) line looks like it's ready to kick ass and take names. The new line features everything from quilted leather hoodie jackets, to a collab with Schott that resulted in a cool sheepskin number, and if you like your attire a bit more classic there is even a wool trench. The line goes on sale on Aug 22nd at their Ny, LA, and London stores. Japan follows on the 24th, with their online shop opening on the 29th. If you're in any of those cities I suggest getting in line real early.
Still searching for a moderately priced winter sneaker or looking to make a statement on the tennis courts? Check out the new Nike air Tech Challenge II ($119) which just dropped over at End Clothing. These tripple black shoes are so black they're almost blue. They feature a synthetic leather upper that'll stand up to all the lateral movement you can throw at them. While the external molded heel counter will keep you from rolling your ankle when making crazy cuts. Lighter than most other tennis shoes in the same category, you'll also be able to go after it much longer without getting fatigued.
Google has just announced it's getting into the wearable environment and is opening its Android Wear ($TBA) platform to developers. Google's Android Wear will focus on making the information most important to you available at a glance via voice command or touch. Google is expecting the SDK to be released later this year to allow for additional customizations, but for now developers can see what their apps notifications will look like in square or round Android based wearable devices.
If you thought it was impossible to get a beautifully crafted watch for a great price, then think again. The Winston Watch ($120) is currently running a Kickstarter campaign which hit its goal of $11,276 in just one day.The Winston features a sleek design, with its classic minimalist watch face, Swiss movement, super thin 8 mm case made from 316L steel, a perfectly sized 40mm dial, and a unique blue second hand for a splash of color. Several styles are available - silver case & white dial, rose gold case & white dial, and a silver case & black dial.But that's not all, with your purchase you also get a beautiful leather passport watch case, that doubles as a travel case. It can hold your passport, watch, and an extra strap. You also get a leather watch band, nato strap, strap changing tool, and a Winston pen.Not bad for $120.
Knives from the Tanto Punch Knife by DG Blade Co. ($230+) take their inspiration from Japanese swords. Knife maker Dylan Grace has designed a new high standard from which all other knives will now be measured. Made from quarter inch steel his knives have a very high carbon percentage so will always maintain its edge. The high-quality metal is matched with the knives quality wooden handle; the wood is sourced from various locations including the decks of sailing ships and features a rustic and industrial look to it. You can purchase these knives directly from Dylan Grace, and they’re available in a range of styles and prices.