The Hottest Products of Summer 2018

As the summer heats up, we all inevitably get the urge to go shopping. We contacted PR reps around the country to find out what this summer’s hottest products are.

Here’s what they sent for your consideration:

Samsung Galaxy S9

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Samsung’s latest Android flagship smartphone is everything the S8 was with some added technologies to appease early adopters. Biometric security and a buttonless face make this the phone to have in 2018.

Sky Organics Indian Healing Clay and Dead Sea Mud Mask

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Sky Organics are handcrafted in small batches using only ethical ingredients. The dead sea mud mask and indian healing clay will help you understand why bloggers everywhere are fawning over this brand.

Patagonia Tide Ride Trad Cap and WaveFarer Boardshorts

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No matter where your adventure takes you, Patagonia has the right gear to keep you comfortable. One of the company’s hats and a pair of 50+ UPF sun-resistant, Fair Trade boardshorts will keep you looking suave anywhere.

Maui Jim Kanaio Coast Sunglasses

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Maui Jim isn’t just your average sunglasses company. Its signature blue mirror coating and superthin glass makes everything look better on both sides of these Hawaiian classics.

Lenovo Explorer and Hewlett Packard Windows MR Headset

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Microsoft took its time releasing a mixed reality platform, but Windows MR is a cheap option to actually be productive while in the virtual world. Lenovo and Hewlett Packard have two designs that feel very similar on the platform.

Keurig K-Elite Brewer

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Keurig’s latest quick brew coffee machien is programmable to create exactly the right cup of coffee (or tea, cocoa, cider, etc.) for everyone’s tastes. Whether you prefer your coffee hot or iced, the K-Elite has you covered with a gorgeous counter-top appliance.

Garmont Men’s 9.81 Trail Pro III GTX Hiking Shoes

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Garmont is a premium outdoor footwear brand with a pair of shoes for any situation. These hiking shoes are precisely engineered with Gore-Tex, 3D mesh, and microfiber to provide an all-around durable hiking shoe for anywhere the path takes you.

Garmont Women’s 9.81 Speed III Hiking Shoes

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Lightweight and stability rarely go together, but Garmont’s Speed III shoes accomplish it in this breathable set. While your feet stay comfortable, the Vibram Fast Trail sole takes on the roughest roads in a hurry.

Eagle Creek Weekend Warrior Gear Kit

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Eagle Creek is an expert in travel gear (even partnering with National Geographic for an upcoming release), and this kit is everything you need to pack for a flight anywhere in the world. Everything is compartmentalized, organized, and secure in this kit for weekend warriors.


Timberland Mascoma River Utility Shirt

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Timberland’s 2018 lineup is very military-inspired. This particular shirt reminds me of my Dad’s old Vietnam War-era Army shirt. Of course, it’s much more comfortable than those throwbacks, but the design is on point.

Ugg Hailey Loafer Moccasins

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Ugg comfort never goes out of style, and these moccasins are soft and velvety on your feet. These are the perfect shoes to lounge around or travel in. Pamper yourself with Uggs.

Lenovo Yoga 720

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Lenovo’s Yoga line of tablets and hyper-portable laptops are great, and the 720 feels more like a laptop than ever. Easily a cheaper competitor to Microsoft’s Surface Book, this slim contender is sure to maintain value for years to come.



Dr. Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer. You can find his work in Cracked, High Times, HuffPost, Lifewire, Forbes, Fast Company, and dozens of other places, although much of it is no longer under his name. Dr. Penny loves annoying fake media.

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