Here are some great new ideas for fall clothing, and for your next trip!
Orvis Go2 Tee Dress with Odor Control
Slip into this easy eco-friendly travel tee dress and get out there exploring. Made from a soft and silky organic cotton and Tencel® blend with just a touch of spandex for shape retention, it drapes wonderfully and offers permanent UPF 50 protection from the sun. Wicks moisture, too, for cool, dry comfort whether you’re working up a sweat on the dance floor or climbing the Spanish Steps in Rome.
And go ahead and wear it multiple times before laundering—the Polygiene® odor control will keep you smelling and feeling fresh (and save the laundry for home) Orvis Go2 Tee Dress $89
Plenty of Pockets with this Traveler Vest
Orvis Curious Traveler Vest has a multitude of pockets, the kind of pockets travelers love for their various devices and gadgets we all take on our journeys! Part carry-on, part outerwear, our perfectly designed Curious Traveler Vest will get you from point A to point B without lugging an extra bag along.
Fifteen strategically placed pockets keep all your essentials organized and optimally placed without looking or feeling overloaded. The pockets, including a hidden zip pocket, that can accommodate your travel documents, cards and cash, phone, tablet, glasses, and more. Headphone cords thread through an inner channel, while magnets hold metal-based headphones in place.
Bluffwork’s Flexible, Soft Chino Pants
These performance chinos take comfort to the next level with a soft, stretch fabric while maintaining the classic chino look. Bluffwork’s chino pants are wrinkle-resistant, moisture-wicking, and quick-dry, so they’re ready for your every day and travel-friendly. Nicely made, like the other Bluffworks clothes we have tested.
Bluffworks Ascender Chino pants $125
Now THAT’S a Tee Shirt!
This Bluffwork’s tee shirt has moisture-wicking, quick-dry, and odor-resistant technology. And all of this while combining supreme softness and stretch with style. The Bluffwork’s Threshold Tee is indeed, a new level for a men’s tee. Bluffwork’s Threshold Tee $45, or three for $110.
Boots for When You Want to Look Cool in a Casino or a Cocktail Party
Dual side goring for an easy pull-on style with Soft and breathable leather linings. Very stylish looking boots and not that expensive compared with other brands.
Fully cushioned footbed with added support at arch and heel. Designed to provide the perfect weight distribution for maximum comfort. Thermal and shock-absorbing Ambicork midsole. Anti-skid, nitrile natural rubber outsole. Antistatic and alarm-free. SKYPRO Men’s Arthur Brown Black $112
A Wallet You Can’t Lose: It Comes with a Tracker!
This Ekster wallet is slim and your cards come out of the side, like dealing cards. It has RFID/NFC blocking technology against skimming & private data theft. A card-slider system providing instant card-access at the click of a button. Hand-crafted with premium Dutch/German top-grain leathers by Dutch designers At 4.1” tall x 2.5” wide x 0.59” thin, it has room for 10+ cards. The RFID-proof cardholder compartment built into the wallet holds 4-6 cards depending on embossings Ekster: Parliament Slim Leather Wallet- RFID Blocking- Quick Card Access $69
Insert this 0.1” slim credit card-sized Bluetooth Tracker into any item you want to track and connect it to the Chipolo app on your iPhone or Android phone. Misplaced or lost your item? Ring it from your phone or see where you last had it on a map.
Lost Your Phone? Simply double press your Tracker Card to make your phone ring, even when it’s on silent mode. You can also use our web app to see the exact location, to ring or to send a message to your mobile phone.
Ekster: Tracker Card – Solar Powered Tracker – Bluetooth – Two-Way Ringer $49
A Merino Wool Tee Shirt Experience
WOW. That’s all I can say when I slipped on this absolutely gorgeous Merino wool fitted tee shirt by UnboundMerino.com Their men’s tee is a lightweight and well-made piece, perfect for travel. The company suggests using the Military Roll, the best way to pack these light shirts to maximize suitcase real estate. Unbound Merino Wool Men’s Crew Neck Tee Shirt. $65 in black, navy, white, heather red.
Skinners: For Those ‘Take Off your Shoe’ Moments
Sock Shoes, these are combined shoes and socks for all sorts of reasons. Thanks to the compact size and their ‘second skin’ feeling, this might be the perfect footwear for sports, including watersports, or just a great backup pair of shoes whenever you need them. Very durable, made in the Czech Republic. Skinners Minimalist Barefoot Sock Shoes for Men & Women $59
Dress like Royalty with Royal Robbins
This is a fine line of quality shirts, jackets and outerwear for men and women with discriminating tastes.
Active Fit 3.8 oz. 96% Nylon, 4% Spandex, UPF 50+, Sleek fit combined with stretch for highly durable performance. Raised back texture keeps the fabric from sticking to your skin when you perspire and inseam gusset for improved range of motion
The Adventurer’s 7-pocket system: one hidden cell phone pocket inside the front hand pocket
Eco-friendly blue sign approved fabric with water-resistant finish Royal Robbins Men’s Active Traveler Stretch Pants, $84
This shirt is something special, it has a very soft finish and is very lightweight. Go everywhere with confidence when you sport this Mojave Desert Pucker Shirt. Contemporary fit has a modern cut that is shaped to slim the body. Desert Pucker Modal® fabric blend offers an ultra-soft hand that dries quickly and resists wrinkles.
Jack and Mary are Making it in Maine
These handmade cozy knit hats, scarves and gloves are made in Maine, and they use recycled wool and cashmere. This hat comes from recycled sweaters and is lined with fleece. Their headband is made the same way, and was a bit tight on my large head, so it was perfect to give to my granddaughter Sofie. website Headband $28, hat $36
This handmade cashmere scarf is made from recycled sweaters, double-sided, cozy and can be worn long, doubled or tripled. $70
Africa On My Back Backpacks
This Kente-print backpack is really unlike any other backpack. I gifted this green decorated backpack to an 11th grader, and he liked that it was soft and it was different than the ones that every single other kids totes around. Padded inside, it’s handmade by artisans in Ghana, and sales support study abroad programs for Ghanaians. Win-Win!
Kente cloth backpack website $48
Max Hartshorne has been the editor and publisher of GoNOMAD Travel in South Deerfield Mass since 2002. He worked for newspapers and other sales positions for 23 years until he finally got what he wanted and became the editor at GoNOMAD. He travels regularly, enjoys publishing new writers, and does exactly what he wants to do every day.