Gerald Ortiz, Gear Patrol

Gerald Ortiz

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New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by Gerald:

When Winter Ends, Winter Clothes Should Leave Your Closet. Here's Why

Before winter ends and spring arrives, you should think about where to store all of your cold-weather clothing. → Read More

The Best Work Boots for Every Type of Job

For messy, tough or simply straining shifts, trust that these boots will have your back. → Read More

A complete, gorp-nerd's guide to Arc’teryx jackets

All the jargon, specs, and tech to keep in mind before springing for a heavy-duty puffer or lightweight Gore-Tex shell → Read More

How to Iron a Shirt: Instructions and Tools, Explained

A crisp, clean shirt, ready in minutes. → Read More

Here's Why Converse Chuck Taylors Have Fuzzy Soles

We break down the history behind the Chuck Taylor’s strangest feature. → Read More

The Best Online Clothing Stores for Men: Every Budget, Every Style

From department stores to niche menswear shops, this is a beginner's guide to buying clothes online. → Read More

You Can Wear These Flannel-Lined Jeans All Winter Long

Flannel lining turns a timeless style into bottoms built for subzero temperatures. → Read More

How the Asics Gel-Kayano 14 became the 'it' sneaker of the moment

With a little help from Kiko Kostadinov and a roster of high-wattage collaborators, the red-hot running shoe is poised to go where no other Asics style has before: mainstream → Read More

Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy Persol Sunglasses

Whether it’s Persol’s innovations, quality or cachet, you won’t be faulted for wanting a pair for yourself. → Read More

12 Best Amazon Prime shoe deals to shop during Prime Day 2022: Adidas, New Balance, Birkenstocks, and more

Sneakers, boots, loafers, lace-ups—you want ‘em, Amazon’s got 'em. → Read More

The Best Tank Tops for Men

The style is moving past its poor reputation. → Read More

Birkenstock's £40 Arizona EVA's will make you want to ditch flip-flops forever

It's peak Birk season, and your favorite slip-on shoes just got even cooler… and more affordable. → Read More

The Best Sweat Shorts to Wear All Summer Long

From classic heather grey sweat shorts to low-hanging, luxe designer options. → Read More

Our Place Sale 2022: Best Kitchenware, Cooking Tools, and Utensils Deals

You can finally try the Our Place pan at a discount, plus a range of the brand's best-sellers. Here, our favorites from the Our Place sale. → Read More

Meet the Russell Athletic sweatshirt that inspired the infamous Yeezy Gap hoodie

Before Yeezy Gap, there was Russell Athletic. Read on for our pick of vintage and brand-spanking-new Russell Athletic sweats. → Read More

This £55 Cos sweater vest is the must-have springtime layer you didn't know you needed

The Cos sweater vest is back. Restocked and better than ever, this is the sartorial hot sauce your spring wardrobe is crying out for this season → Read More

Like Patagonia Baggies? Then You’ll Love These Shorts, Too

Patagonia Baggies are a classic summer short with plenty of competitors. → Read More

The 10 Best Corduroy Pants of 2022

Every corduroy pant worth considering right now, from the quintessential to the frivolous and everything in-between. → Read More

The Best Blue Light Blocking Glasses of 2022

If you work on a computer, you probably need a pair. Here's how to pick the right one. → Read More

Fleece Jackets: Which to Buy and What to Know First

This is our guide to the super soft (and slightly controversial) outerwear. → Read More