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August 2020 Essentials

We are back again this month with a roundup of products that caught out attention. We are constantly on the prowl for the coolest stuff, travel essentials for life on the road, new smooth and stylish fashion pieces, new adventure ready gear, new tech stuff and accessories for your everyday carry. Here are a just few of our favorites for this month. Product details below.


TMA-2 HD Wireless is the ultimate listening experience. Highly detailed and precise sound representation, wirelessly transmitted in HD 24-bit quality, and ultra soft over-ear cushions with Alcantara and memory foam. A super comfortable headphone with high-end audio, suitable for long and critical listening sessions.
BUY | $350



Stan Lee was one of the most beloved and influential entertainers to emerge from the twentieth century. True Believer chronicles the world-changing triumphs and tragic missteps of an extraordinary life, and leaves it to readers to decide whether Lee lived up to the responsibilities of his own talent.
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This original case from Elago will give your modern AirPods a nostalgic look and feel. This case  mimics the first iPod model, and was designed to bring back some serious nostalgia of using an older music player.
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This handy survival tool features a knife sharpener, a magnesium rod striker, and a practical lanyard. The Spark´N Sharp designed by Tom Stokes features a sliding plate that moves to expose either the sharpener or the steel striker. It is lightweight, versatile and it could save your life in a pinch.
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Never lose your gear again with this simple accessory. The unique keychain fob features the brightest, longest lasting "glow-in-the-dark" effect available in a tiny, rugged Glow Fob. Glow times can last as long as 12 hours!
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The Todd Snyder design team took the lines of a vintage mechanic’s jacket and gave it a luxe upgrade in a garment-dyed fabric from Italy’s Di Sondrio mill that has a worn-in feel from the get-go. Workwear details include a two-way zipper front, two chest zipper pockets and partial elastic at the side hems.
BUY | $228



Protect yourself and others the next time you leave home with the Essential Face Mask Kit. With a customizable fit and a highly packable design, this sleek mask makes protection comfortable and convenient. Comes with 3-pack Filters that when used together filter greater than 95% of virus, bacteria, and particles.
BUY | $20



ThermBot is a tiny thermometer that delivers instant temperature readings with 100% accuracy. Compact enough to slip in a pocket or even put on a keychain, the ThermBot is a contactless device that returns a result in under a second.
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The HIP MONKEY’s exterior is deceptively trim, but it can easily swallow an extra layer, phone, water bottle, keys, wallet, thermos, etc. It accommodates up to six golf discs or even a six pack of bottles. The waist belt is designed for an efficient fit whether on the hips or diagonally over the shoulder.
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Tile, makers of the popular Bluetooth tracker, have introduced a small, waterproof finder that sticks to virtually anything, has a 150 ft range and built-in 3-year battery. The 3-year battery provides long-term convenience.
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The new Orbitkey Nest is a home for your everyday essentials, a portable and customisable desk organiser with an in-built wireless charger. This sleek valet tray for your workspace, has some tricks hidden up its sleeve, in fact, it is a desk organizer, wireless charging pad, and travel organizer, all in one.
BUY | $89+



Billed as the "world´s smallest tactical pocket knife" and inspired by the B-2 Stealth Bomber military aircraft, the B-2 Nano Blade from Bomber is a small, stealthy and deadly addition to any arsenal.
BUY | $35



Columbia Sportswear recently unveiled a new sneaker collection, it is their first attempt to venture into sneaker culture and cash in on a growing trend of sneaker crossovers. The 100% waterproof, all-purpose sneaker takes functional cues from traditional hiking boots with a knit construction alongside dry rope laces, and combines street vibes in the form of multi-colored panels and all-terrain rubber outsole built to traverse concrete jungles and trailheads.
BUY | $130




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NIKE SB TRAINERENDOR

Nike SB Trainerendor is back for fall with a few new awesome looks. The training-inspired off-the-board silhouette from Nike SB offers excellent stability and traction on the mountain and trail with an adjustable midfoot strap (for a custom fit and great lockdown) and climbing and descending outsole patterns for extra grip. Great combination of materials, unique strap, and the speckled sole really give it a pop. Pick a pair up from Nike, Amazon or in Euro...
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DAKINE RELOAD BACKPACK

The Dakine Reload Backpack is a fantastic backpack for keeping all your equipment safe in harsh conditions, with all zippers seam sealed, no worries when the storms roll in. Our good friend Bruno Smith is an International surf and travel photographer, he carries one of these around at all times with his photography gear, he was kind enough to take some fancy pics of the bag so we could share with our readers. Bruno says: "Dakine Reload is the best photography backpa...
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THE JAMES BRAND ELLIS MULTITOOL

The James Brand has taken consumer feedback seriously, and has now redesigned their popular Ellis multitool from the ground up. The all-new functional multi-tool has an in-pocket design and now features scissors, making the Ellis supremely versatile. They have also updated the construction of the EDC tool into a slip-joint design to make it easier to use. The new Ellis also features a partially-serrated Swedish Sandvik 12C27 stainless-steel blade, a new deep-carry w...
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