The sun’s been painting the sky fiery pink much earlier these days, a colorful reminder that winter is coming. Nights are starting to get colder and wrapping yourself up in your comforter like a burrito to keep toasty makes it harder to pry yourself out of bed each morning. Your neighborhood starts to dance with lights at night and you can’t seem to escape the smell of peppermint and hot chocolate. December is a month to slow down and spend quality time with family and friends as the 2018 chapter comes to a close.
We’ve gathered some winter gear from Amazon just for you, as well as some gadgets to help you capture some winter sports action in addition to your holiday party memories. Winter is practically here and the gear, tech, and style selections we’ve selected are perfect for this festive month. And, if you’re still struggling for some gift options, our Amazon list is one of the best places to start.
Burton Performance Midweight Socks
Keep your feet warm and your style on point with Burton’s Performance Midweight socks. Providing medium-density cushioning throughout the design, elastic support with chafe-free link toe seams, reinforcement in key areas, and a low profile welted cuff, these socks will hug your feet snug and keep them fresh.
The North Face Salty Dog Beanie
Cold weather calls for a reliable beanie and The North Face has literally got you covered with their Salty Dog head warmer. Made from 100% acrylic fabric, this beanie is perfect for skiing, snowboarding, backpacking, or hiking. It also has functional cuffs so it can fit on your head just right. And, The North Face stands by this product proudly with a lifetime warranty.
Kershaw Decimus Pocket Knife
Any modern gladiator can appreciate this heroic 3.25-inch blade. Forged from 8Cr13Mov steel with a black oxide finish and charcoal-black overlays, this blade is ideal for everyday carry. The flipper knife has a gorgeous symmetrical design, a stonewashed filler tab, and a ‘Speedsafe’ assisted opening for quick, smooth action when you need it.
FNDN Flask Gloves
FNDN Flask Gloves work double-duty by keeping your hands toasty while holding your favorite whiskey to keep your body warm. These waterproof hipora-lined gloves come with two removable collapsible flasks with hands-free nozzles. They have silicone palm prints for extra grip and touchscreen fingertips so you can text on your smartphone without the hassle of having to take off your gloves.
Sanuk Puff N’ Chill Boots
Keep your soles snug this winter in Sanuk’s Puff N’ Chill boots, featuring puffer jacket uppers to heat up your feet during chilly nights. They’re packed with faux shearling and foam footbeds to keep your feet cozy no matter where you roam. And, they’re also equipped with sawtooth rubber outsoles for a solid grip if you step outside for a stroll.
Nixon Regulus Digital Watch
With input from U.S. Special Ops personnel, this 46mm watch is built for stealth missions. The timepiece is made from shock-absorbent materials and also features a silent mode option to help you execute your tasks discreetly. The ultra-rugged watch has dual chronographs and 100m water-resistance, ensuring you’ll be on point during any high-intensity adventure.
Ray-Ban Outdoorsman Craft
Designed with adventurers in mind, Ray-Ban’s Outdoorsman Craft Sunglasses improve upon the iconic aviator silhouette. The sunglasses feature a hand-stitched leather brow bar as well as leather temple pads for sophisticated swagger. They come with a choice of G15 green, brown, or yellow Ambermatic lenses and are prescription-friendly in case your eyesight’s less than stellar.
Alpha Industries MA-1 Natus Flight Jacket
The MA-1 Natus Flight Jacket is a fashion-forward, functional option for this winter. Made from a blend of nylon and polyester, this jacket is built for comfort in the cold with its knit collar, cuffs, sleeve shirring, and waistband along with its double-layer fleece hood. Don’t forget to rip off the “Remove Before Flight” flag before heading out the door.
Grado GW100 Wireless Headphones
Jam to your favorite tunes as you roam the city with Grado’s GW100 Wireless Headphones. According to Grado, their headphones are the first to feature an open-back design, offering amazing clarity and Apt-X compatibility. And, with a 15-hour battery life, you’ll be able to get lost in the sounds of your personal playlist for long stretches without needing to pause for a refuel.
Mystery Ranch Urban Assault Backpack
Inspired by the design of military rucksacks, the Mystery Ranch Urban Assault Backpack is the ideal go-to daypack. Made from tough 500D Cordura fabric, this backpack provides a spacious three-zip entry main compartment, internal pocket, and 15-inch padded laptop sleeve with a stable harness. It also features padded shoulder sleeves with mesh lining for extra comfort that makes a significant difference if you’re hauling a ton of gear.
DJI Osmo Pocket
Capture all your winter sports activities and holiday parties with the compact DJI Osmo Pocket. The camera is capable of 4K shooting at 24, 25, 40, 50, and 60 fps modes. It also gives you the options of slow motion and post-stabilization so you can craft compelling cinematic scenes. The three-axis stabilized pocket camera also has a battery that lasts up to 140 minutes allowing you to capture all the weird, wild, and amazing moments of any event.
Leica Sofort Instant Camera
Capture all your memories with Leica’s Sofort Instant Film Camera in stealth black and turn the clock back with prints on the spot. This compact camera uses mini Instant Film so you can memorialize all the joyous moments this holiday season. It’s packing an Automatik-Hektor 60mm f/12.7 lens and a 0.37x optical viewfinder so you can snap away and share your memories right after you capture them.
Scoured: The Best Gear On Amazon - November 2018
If you didn’t check out the deals on Amazon from last month, don’t sweat it. Here’s a second chance to take a look at the best gear on Amazon from November.