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October 2020 Editors Picks

Find one-of-a-kind gifts and discover new trends with our Editors Picks. Our team of editors run you through this month’s must-have, must-know and must-see gear. 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.


Astelle&Kern has announced its most powerful portable player yet — the KANN ALPHA. The sleek digital audio player is equipped with a staggering 12Vrms ultra-high-output, as well as a set of 2.5mm/Pentaconn 4.4mm balanced outputs for high-impedance headphone support. Each device provides up to 14 hours of playback, and one of the industry´s highest output levels.
BUY | $1,100



Arguably the most badass pen we have ever seen, The Benton uses a rugged 304 stainless steel barrel design, packs a Schmidt 900 refillable ink cartridge, and features a laser-etched grip pattern, and a pusher-mounted lanyard at the end with a classic pen clip that make it easy to stow and tough to lose.
BUY | $70



This has to be the coolest mini speaker on the planet. Reaching its funding goal in half an hour, the Muzen Wild Mini Speaker has a rugged look and great sound quality for its size. The palm-sized Bluetooth speaker packs a built-in flashlight with three modes, is water-resistant, and can provide up to 6 hours of playtime at full volume on a single charge.
BUY | $69+



The EDC Pouch is a multi-purpose organizer designed to store your daily or tech essentials. Featuring a 4x5 Molle on the front and back panel.  The front panel also includes two rolls of velcro strips for patches or name tag.  Inside are two large pockets for bulky items and two small elastic pockets for compact items.
BUY | $49



This new, ultra-limited all-day sneaker is infused with performance tech, it is equipped with On´s next-generation connected CloudTec providing cushioning upon impact, as well as a bespoke Speedboard designed to propel you forward.
BUY | $149



This GPS running watch is made for runners and triathletes like you who need detailed training stats and on-device workouts plus smartwatch functions. Comfortable for training, racing and for everyday life, Forerunner 745 is Garmin´s smallest and lightest full-featured running and triathlon smartwatch.
BUY | $499



The Vassi jacket is back, and better than ever. This all-new jacket was designed with the off-piste skier in mind – and despite its reinvention, its also kitted out with all of the best features from its forerunner. Made from the latest generation of super-weatherproof and breathable GORE-TEX Pro, and equipped with number of pockets, laser-cut ventilation and a snowskirt for deep powder days.
BUY | $700



Meet Major IV, the iconic headphones from Marshall with 80 solid hours of wireless playtime, wireless charging and a new, improved ergonomic design. With more than three full days of power, you can stop worrying about your headphones dying on you when you need them.
BUY | $149



Outerknown has teamed up with New Life Project for a collection of sustainable bags that are made with 70% recycled materials. Our pick from the collection is this cool backpack designed with ergonomic straps and pockets to store everything you need for an overnight work trip or a weekend away.
BUY | $298



Combined with these minimalist app icons via the Shortcuts app, you can give your device a whole new look. We particularly love the clean black minimalism of Traf’s custom icon set, giving the iPhone an all-black home screen setup against a dark background.
BUY | $28



This easy-carry contraption, whose handle doubles as a carabiner clip, features an integrated flashlight which is equipped with three modes: SOS, static, and flood light, an oil-filled precision compass, and a storage compartment with hockey-puck shaped prepackaged survival kits.
BUY | $99

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