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I swear, Katy Perry wore a Wii remote strap during the Super Bowl halftime show

Missy Elliott’s Super Bowl halftime show was amazing, introduced by Katy Perry riding a large polygonal tiger. For the final song, which went back to Perry for “Firework,” the songstress had to make extra sure she didn’t drop the mic as she was floated over the field — and apparently that means using a Wii remote strap, i.e. that-safety-precaution-Nintendo-gave-you-to-avoid-throwing-your-controller-into-a-TV-while-virtual-bowling-or-whatever.

At least, it looks like a Wii remote strap, and I’m not the only one who thought so. Cue the tweetstorm:

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Peak Design’s Modular Camera Straps: A camera sling and hand strap with quick connecting links for swapping straps on the move

Peak Design's Modular Camera Straps


As any photographer that’s been around the block before will attest, few things are as irritating as equipment getting in the way of a shot, whether it’s restrictive straps or just poorly designed attachment points that take too much time to adjust. San…

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Pebble Steel coming to Best Buy for $229, but only with a leather strap

The Pebble Steel will be available from Best Buy stores in the US starting this Sunday, the retailer announced today. If you’re ordering online, you don’t even need to wait that long and can purchase one right now. It’s priced at $ 229 and comes in the same stainless steel and black matte color options offered at Pebble’s website. But there is one key difference; if you’re buying from Best Buy, you can only get it with a leather wrist strap. Buying directly from the company gets you both metal and leather straps, though at a higher cost of $ 249.

The Pebble Steel is a classier, more premium version of the Kickstarter sensation that shipped to consumers last year. Best Buy began selling the original version in July, and apparently the…

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Worn & Wound Model 1 Horween Watch Strap: Pared-down watch bands made in NYC with leather from Chicago’s legendary tannery

Worn & Wound Model 1 Horween Watch Strap


Even with less than a year of operation under their belt, NYC-based Worn & Wound has proved they know a thing or two about watch accessories and pared-down design—as CH recognized in their watch roll…

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The Salty Bird Cocktail: Welcome summer with pineapple, Campari and black strap rum

The Salty Bird Cocktail


We recently joined Theo Lieberman of NYC’s Milk & Honey to try out his latest creation; a fruity and bitter cocktail ideal for tropical living. Crafted in tandem with Lauren Schell of ,…

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Interview: Great State Strap Co.: Inspiration, ideation and execution with founder, designer and maker Gary Tyler McLeod

Interview: Great State Strap Co.

No stranger to carrying a camera in the field, Northwest native Gary Tyler McLeod has spent a good deal of his life in the outdoors. More specifically, he’s spent the past decade shooting photographs and producing video content for some of the industry’s most influential companies including Oakley, Nike,…

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