Pulse: Style: Low Down: Stay Visible

Cool new outdoor gear … and where to shop for that ruggedly stylish look

Luxe lace-ups: More classy than clunky, Cole Haan’s Air Grady Hiker Boot for men ($198) has a rubber sole with Nike Air technology. Meribel boots ($165) for women are waterproof in leather and suede. Cole Haan, 1600 Walnut Street; 215-985-5801.

Eye pod: For the hiker with everything: Oakley sunglasses with a built-in MP3 player and earphones; available with non-polarized ($395) or polarized ($445) lenses. Après, 401 South 16th Street; 215-735-1984.

Hip bag: Mountainsmith’s oversized lumbar pack ($69.95) is the updated fanny pack: sturdy and spacious, with plenty of pockets to fit keys, cell phone and water bottles. Bucks County Outfitters, 64 East Swamp Road, Doylestown; 215-340-0633.

Power puff: Look cool and stay warm in a Marmot Kitzbuhel quilted vest ($100) with Polartec panels that insulate without adding bulk. L.L. Bean, the Promenade at Sagemore, Marlton; 856-810-5560.