Inspired by the character Barney Stinson on the hit CBS TV show How I Met Your Mother, Legendary Suitjamas are loungewear/sleepwear that has been designed to resemble a tailored suit. These upscale pajamas are handmade by tailors using the finest quality silk/cotton blend for comfort and breathability. Suitjamas are priced at $99.95 and are available [...]

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Remember the Pillow Tie that inflated to create your own little desktop nap oasis? Well, keep that tie in mind if you partake a little too much from the FlaskTie. Each FlaskTie™ comes equipped with a TieBladder™ holding approximately 6 fluid ounces for your drinking pleasure. Located at the end of the back slip is [...]

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This Summer Oxford shirt from VoyVoy is perfect for the gadget user.  While it looks like a typical Oxford, this shirt has a couple of extra features.  When you use the tail of  this shirt for cleaning your glasses or touch screens, you'll have a microfiber cleaning patch to make cleaning easier and possible less [...]

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If you'd like to wear socks with your "toe shoes" runners, like the Vibram FiveFingers or the Fila Skele-lites, then check out the Injinji 2012 Performance Lightweight No Show Toe Socks.  They are made of 75% CoolMax, 22% nylon, and 3% Lycra, and they have a "second skin" fit.  They are available in sizes small through [...]

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I am not sure if I should cue the theme to Mission Impossible, Raiders of the Lost Ark, or MacGyver... And we all know if you are considering theme music, it is the start of a fun review. That difficult decision aside, the review item I am discussing is the No. 11 Survival Belt from Colonel Littleton [...]

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Barrett Alley Smuggler’s belt

Barretts Alley Smugglers Belt

Carrying cash and worried about pickpockets? Need to smuggle that micro-fiche past those foreign border guards? (oops micro-fiche... am I showing my age?)  The Smuggler's Belt from Barrett Alley may be your friend.   It's made of 10 oz (4 mm) US vegetable-tanned cowhide, 1.25" (3 cm) wide and hand-cut and sewn in Texas and has an individually [...]

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I saw the HoodiePillow Pillowcase pitched on ABC's Shark Tank last Friday and thought the idea of a hood built into a pillow was a pretty silly idea. I still do. But the same company has another product that isn't so silly and one that I would even use. It's their Travel HoodiePillow. It's a [...]

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Triple Aught Design aka TAD recently offered to send me one of their Women's Artemis Hoodies for review. I happily accepted because I've been wanting to try something made from Merino wool for quite a while. This particular jacket takes its name from the fearless female hunter of Greek mythology who used her bow and [...]

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When my daughter was learning to tie her own shoes, we found some stretchy shoe laces that made it a bit easier for her to get her shoes on her feet without her having to loosen/tighten her laces, too.  The older lady who lived next door wanted some of those laces so she could get [...]

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Chewbacca Bath Robe

Another day, another awesome Star Wars item.  Today's offering is a hooded, 100% polyester robe that suspiciously resembles everyone's favorite Wookie.  Although I'm fairly sure it's not a licensed LucasFilms (Disney?) product, it looks pretty accurate, complete with Chewie's bandolier stitched across the chest (front AND back) and large pocket to mimic Chewie's pouch.  A [...]

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The first official day of Winter is still more than a week away, but sub 30 degree temps are already here in Southern Indiana. When it gets colder than 50 degrees, this gadgeteer breaks out her gloves to combat cold hands. I have a lot of different pairs of gloves in all sorts of colors and [...]

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Your kids won't be losing their earbuds with the HoodieBuddie jacket in kids sizes because they won't need earbuds.  These jackets use HB3 technology to build audio technology directly in.  There's a 3.5mm plug in a zipper pocket to plug in an MP3 player or phone and speakers in the hoodie.  Your kid can hear [...]

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The Col. Littleton No. 11 Survival Belt is a belt that any MacGyver wannabe would appreciate. First of all, it's a regular belt made in the Col. Littleton Workshop (Lynnville, TN) of native American steer hide with solid brass hardware. The belt has hooks that adjust to fit waists sizes 34-48. In addition to holding [...]

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I'm not a man and don't wear neck ties, so I don't know how much suffering has been going on out there as far as ties that flap in the wind or hang haphazardly on your chest. I'm sure it's a tragic condition and for that fact I'm going to offer you the Magnetie solution. [...]

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Duluth mens fire hose work pants_01

Pants?  On a gadget review site?  Well, how else are you going to carry all your toys?  Today let's look at a pair of tricky trousers, the Fire Hose Work Pants from the Duluth Trading Co. A little background:  I wear "cargo" or "tactical" style pants every day.  I'm currently a Fire Prevention Officer and EMT, [...]

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I'm happy to see that SCOTTeVEST continues to expand their product line to include more women's items. Earlier this year, I had the opportunity to review 2 of their jackets and love them both and can't wait for the weather to get cooler so I can start wearing them again. See links to those two [...]

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Stuffa Jacket – Fit More In


Julie loves her SCOTTEVEST products, but they're aimed at the Gadgeteer in all of us, with pockets for all your electronic gadgets.  What if you're one of those minimalist travellers or need to "beat" those airline-imposed carry on luggage limits?  The Stuffa Jacket might be the solution.  With 12 compartments for stuffing in your long weekend's [...]

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The Scrubba Washbag Review

Any traveller will know the dilemma of balancing the right amount of clothes with the additional weight and space required to carry those clothes.  When bushwalking you're extremely limited with how much you can carry on your back, when motorcycle touring you're constrained by how much you can fit into a tail bag or pack.  [...]

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Although it's the middle of May here in Indiana, we are still having a few 40 degree mornings. Instead of dragging out my winter coat, I've been enjoying the comfort and gadget storage of the SCOTTEVEST Lola Jacket. Wearing this jacket allows me to hide all my gear in the jacket and leave my shoulder bag [...]

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It's been several years since we featured a SCOTTEVEST product here on The Gadgeteer and I'm happy to say that in the time since we last took a look at their tech clothing, they've added some women's garments to their line up. I've been excited to try them out, so they sent me their Chloe [...]

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