Betabrand makes gear for the unconventional

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If you’ve ever wanted to dress like an astronaut without venturing out of the atmosphere (I’m still recovering from seeing Gravity), well, now you can. Clothing company Betabrand seeks to crowdfund and crowdsource clothing design, and to make some inventive wearables along the way. Among these is the Space Jacket, which resembles a NASA astronaut’s…

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Weekly Inspiration No. 8

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Spring is just around the corner, signaled by the slow reemergence of green trees, lush grass and colorful blossoms. But if you’re still immersed in snowy weather and cold days for a while longer, these tiny wearable planters might life your spirits. Made by Etsy artisan Colleen Jordan, the wearable planters can be worn as…

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On our radar: Imperium Denim

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We’re big fans of independent artisans, but beyond even that, we’re advocates for sustainably-made products whenever possible. That goes especially for wearables, although it’s not as easy as it sounds to purchase and wear ethically-produced clothing. So we get excited when new companies try to combat this: like Imperium Denim, a Montreal-based brand that just…

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CES Recap Part 2: Top Picks

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In part 1 of our CES recap, we highlighted this year’s trends in consumer technology. And being that we’re gear and tech geeks, there were several cool items that caught our eye. Here are the products we’re most excited about. As chosen by staff editors Ashley Hennefer and Andrew Warren. + Steam Machine As big…

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