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Great New Gear You Gotta Get

Walking through the New Product Showcase at ICAST sportfishing tradeshow, the quality and quantity of new goodies available to kayak anglers had my gear head spinning. From indestructible haulers to impervious waders to cool clothes, flashy electronics and smart tools, I left a trail of gear drool all over the convention center floor. Here’s the good stuff you gotta get for kayak fishing.Costa del MarHow do they do it? Costa del Mar has been designing and producing the most innovative shades...

The Best Aviator Sunglasses You Can Buy In 2017

Arguably the most masculine of sunglasses styles, the “aviator” is synonymous with the birth of the modern air force. Developed in the 1930s, aviator sunglasses or “pilot’s glasses” have become a trend-proof addition to men’s accessories thanks to their association with military greats and fly leading men.“Like so much in menswear, the origin of the aviator derives, unsurprisingly, from the air force,” says Simon Spiteri, a buyer at Mr Porter. “In 1929, a US Army General challenged optical...

Jins Frontswitch Glasses (With Jins Screen)

You don't always need to get eyeglasses through your optometrist (though you should still see one regularly to maintain your eye health and to keep your prescription up to date). In fact, you can find some pretty interesting advances and good deals if you shop online instead. Japanese company Jins Eyewear has a new take on clip-on sunglasses called Frontswitch (starting at $150) that are worth checking out. When paired with the company's blue light-filtering Jins Screen coating ($60), they...