Eye Candy: The SOS Gift Book Guide!

 

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Our favorite coffee table books of the year make the perfect gift too — featuring everyone’s favorite sports from surfing to climbing, football to golf, skateboarding to skiing, and more. And for the sneakerhead, there’s the ultimate guide!

 

ROW 1:

1000 SNEAKERS: A GUIDE TO THE WORLDS GREATEST KICKS,

FROM SPORT TO STREET

by Mathieu Le Maux

The popularity of the sneaker has become a cultural phenomenon with a huge international audience clamoring for the latest drop. This encyclopedic book features 1000 full-color images of the sneakers that have most influenced the global sneaker culture — a visual history of the world’s most coveted and popular kicks. From early Keds and Converse All Stars, to Air Jordan and Air Force 1, to Royal Master Pro-Keds and Sk8 High Vans — throwbacks and new shoes alike — every major sneaker is covered, as well as the athletes and celebrities who made the shoes famous. 1000 Sneakers features detailed reference sections for collectors, histories of leading brands and designers, and anecdotes from the worlds of sports, fashion, and hip-hop. It’s the perfect gift for sports, design, and street fashion enthusiasts alike. $19.59 on Amazon
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The 2019 SOS Gift Guides Go Wild!

 

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The SOS GIFT GUIDES continue…

We kept it cool, now we heat it up with some unexpected sport gifts

for your favorite fun-loving athlete!

 

CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: ANDY WARHOL MARILYN SURFBOARD $8400. Produced in collaboration with the Andy Warhol Foundation and famed surfboard designer Tim Bessell, these limited edition surfboards feature a selection of Warhol’s most iconic works. Though most editions are sold out, Marilyn Monroe and a selection of others are available at GC/EDITIONS, along with Andy Warhol skatedecks too!

SPALDING GLOW IN THE DARK BASKETBALL $19.99. Neon yellow by day, glow in the dark by night… it’s game on anytime for that die-hard hoopster!

DEMERBOX OUTDOOR SPEAKER $299. Virtually indestructible, the Demerbox is the ultimate outdoor Bluetooth speaker. Waterproof and crushproof, this dual speaker features loud, clear, professional-grade sound. It’s easily portable with extra storage space inside. Available in fun colors, with 40 hours of battery life and a built-in USB charger, take this party to go anywhere!  Read More

 

The 2019 SOS Gift Guides Stay Cool!

 

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We’re just getting started with the coolest gifts 

your special sporty someone is sure to love! 

 
CLOCKWISE TOP LEFT: RENOUN Z90 SKIS $1099. Renoun skis are unlike any other on the slopes. Utilizing a Hyper Damping Technology™, the flex of the ski adjusts to changing terrain and conditions – stiffer on the hardpack, softer on fresh snow. The Z-90 has the shape of a traditional carver, but it’wide enough underfoot to power through crud and float in powder. 

CASIO G-SHOCK FULL METAL 5000 $500. This all-metal 35th Anniversary Limited Edition is inspired by the first G-SHOCK model, the DW5000C, and features the iconic vintage G-SHOCK case design. It has been updated with a super illuminator LED backlight, solar battery to keep it charged, and wireless Bluetooth linking. 

SHIMANO IC5 INDOOR CYCLING SHOES $125. For your favorite spinner, these are the must have indoor cycling shoes! Shimano – industry leaders in components, shoes, and pedals – has just released this new indoor performance cycling shoe, designed specifically for women. They feature the micro-adjusting Boa system for precision fit and comfort, and studio compatible SPD cleat.  Read More

 

Happy Father’s Day!

 

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For that surf, golf, fishing, baseball, and all-around sport loving Dad…

we’ve got the perfect gift!

 

LEFT COLUMN: PAUL SMITH SPORTS STRIPE RIBBED SOCKS $21. These fun and sporty striped socks are available in 6 different combos of Dad’s favorite colors. TAG HEUER CONNECTED GOLF EDITION $1850. The ultimate sports watch for golfers, with a glance at your wrist or smartphone app TAG Heuer Golf tells the distance to the green, tracks the score and analyzes more than 39,000 courses worldwide with incredible 3D mapping! BASEBALL DARTBOARD $120. Combining the thrill of baseball with the fun of darts, this stadium-inspired dartboard will hit the bull’s eye with any baseball buff.

CENTER COLUMN: CALIFORNIA COWBOY MEN’S HIGH WATER SHIRT $135. Not your ordinary Hawaiian shirt, this one features a water-absorbent terry-cloth lining, plus special pockets for your phone and a frosty beverage. Available in an assortment of fun summer prints! WELLEN ’66 STRETCH BOARD SHORTS $58. Combine the vibe of the original boardshorts from the ‘60s with modern day performance and you get the Stretch ‘66 Boardshort. The soft-washed fabric feels great and looks cool in 3 sun-faded colorways. OLUKAI LEATHER SANDALS $80-150. Chilling at the beach or out on a summer night, OluKai leather sandals offer superior comfort and fit in a timeless design inspired by age-old Polynesian tradition and craftsmanship.

RIGHT COLUMN: COAST HP7R RECHARGEABLE FLASHLIGHT $99. Coast manufactures professional grade flashlights, backed by a lifetime warranty. The HP7R combines their Long Range Optic System with Slide Focus in a lightweight aluminum body available in a variety of colors. With high, strobe, and low modes, it is adaptable to any task – and harnesses either alkaline or lithium power, rechargeable via a micro USB. ORVIS ANGLERS PINT GLASS $19.95. Perfect for any fisherman, each Orvis beer tumbler features a colorful fish illustration flanked by an image of a fly rod and the name of each species. ROKA HALSEY SUNGLASSES $125. The Roka Halsey takes your classic Wayfarer design and turns it into a sport performance sunglass. Ultra-light with no slip fit, these stylish sunnies go from a training run to recovery fun!

 

Sporty Stocking Stuffers

 

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Because good things come in small packages…

Hot little gifts any athlete is sure to love!

 

ROW 1: ARENA TRIPLE BLACK COBRA RACING KIT $80. For that stealth swimmer, this black-on-black goggle and cap set from Arena is sure to please. It includes the best-selling Cobra Ultra, Arena’s most technologically advanced competition goggles with curved blade-shaped lenses and a low-profile design for powerful vision with no hydrodynamic drag. Paired with the 3D Soft race cap, constructed from a moulded silicone for hydrodynamic performance, both come wrapped in a sleek black case.

APPLE WATCH NIKE+ SERIES 4 (GPS + CELLULAR) WITH NIKE SPORT LOOPS $429-529. Apple Watch Nike+ has been redesigned to better enhance athletic performance. Featuring a screen that goes nearly edge to edge, run stats are easy to see. Built-in sensors make exercise metrics more accurate and a new digital crown gives haptic feedback as you switch between apps. Water resistant to 50 meters, it also features exclusive Nike watch faces and reflective band.

KT TAPE PRO $19.99. A great little stocking stuffer is a roll of KT Tape Pro, an always needed gift for any athlete! Available in a full spectrum of fun colors, KT kinesio tape helps support, heal, and provide pain relief to overused and strained muscles. KT Tape also offers step by step application videos for virtually any common injury. Read More

 

The Gift of Sport: Give Red

 

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The STYLE of SPORT Gift Guides are here — color coded for everyone

on your list! From that hot skier to your chill surfer to the nature lover, we’ve got the full spectrum of great sporty gift ideas!

 

GIVE RED

Red is the color of passion and fire — vibrant and exciting.

Give red to get hearts beating and pulses racing this Holiday season!

 

1. BLIZZARD BONAFIDE SKIS $699.95. Consistently ranked as one of the top all-mountain skis, for the hot skier who loves the powder of backside of the mountain as much as the groomers of the frontside, the Blizzard Bonafide handles it all with style and control. 

2. OAKLEY FALL LINE XL PRISM REACT GOGGLES $299. Forget the forecast! With Oakley’s newest and by far hottest goggle, you can change your lens without changing your lens. With the push of a button lens tint adjusts with three settings: one for snowy and cloudy conditions, one for sunny days, or one for a mix of both. This is by far one of the hottest holiday gifts and goes on sale November 30!

3. ULTIMATE EARS WONDERBOOM PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER $99.99. Indoors or out, this stylishly designed Bluetooth speaker channels crisp, bass-rich audio for up to 10 hours at a time. Use as a single speaker or connect several speakers for surround sound. Waterproof and buoyant, the Wonderboom is ideal for use around the pool and comes in lots more fab colors too. Read More

 

The Gift of Sport: Go Green

 

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Green is the color of growth, health, and renewal.

For that nature lover and outdoor enthusiast…

GIVE GREEN

 

The SOS Gift Guides continue 

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1. RUMPL PUFFY BLANKET $129. The Rumpl Puffy is constructed like a sleeping bag and made to go anywhere. Machine washable, packable, and lightweight, it uses a durable, water-repellent, ripstop nylon, and comes with its own stuff sack for easy transport. Shown here in “Old Growth”, the photograph is by Jeremy Koreski who we’ve featured on STYLE of SPORT.

2. NIKE RUNNING AIR ZOOM PEGASUS 35 SHEILD $130. The Nike Air Zoom Pegasus 35 Shield won’t let a little rain or snow stop the intrepid runner. These stylish weather-proof sneakers feature lightweight knit and ripstop uppers treated with a water-repellent finish and sealed seams to lock out moisture. Storm Tread rubber soles are specifically designed for traction on wet surfaces.

3. BANG & OLUFSEN BEOPLAY A1 PORTABLE BLUETOOTH SPEAKER $250. Rugged but sleek, with crisp beautiful sound to match, the BeoPlay A1 is a palm-sized, portable Bluetooth speaker designed to go anywhere. With an aluminium sub-woofer for more powerful bass, it has a built-in microphone easy to switch over to phone calls or activate mobile features such as Apple Siri and Google Now. Read More

 

The Gift of Sport: Get the Blues

 

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Blue is the shade of the sea and the sky,

known to be a peaceful and relaxing hue. For the cool, calm, and collected…

GIVE BLUE

 

The SOS Gift Guides have something for everyone —

 with a full color spectrum of the best sporty gift ideas!

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1. GARY LINDEN X ST.FRANK SURFBOARD $1950This Dark Indigo Vines longboard is one of four in a collection that unites legendary shaper Gary Linden of Linden Surfboards with the iconic textile designs of St. Frank. Surf it or hang it, this longboard can live on the water or on your walls.

2. CLEYTO REYES VELCRO TRAINING GLOVES $189. For training, sparring, and boxing workouts, these Cleyto Reyes training gloves can give and take a punch. Designed with the highest quality materials and craftsmanship, they are made to provide the best protection and comfort. Shown here in cool blue, they are available in all your favorite colors too!

3. PERFECT MOMENT OVERSIZED QUILTED DOWN JACKET $660. With that 70’s alpine style, Perfect Moment takes this plush oversized down jacket and cinches it with a playful rainbow belt for a look that’s hip – and warm! – on and off the slopes. Read More

 
 

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