The Manual
Fashion & Style

These Black Friday New Balances are literally built like tanks

These New Balance US574s are handmade right here in America, and you'll only find them for sale in shops in Boston and New York.

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Grooming

The Manual’s Top Ten Best Beard Oils

Technically, growing a beard requires nothing more than a face, swarthy genes, and time. However, there are a few additional items...
you’ll need to maximize your beard’s potential. Beard oil, for example, can keep your mane soft and help stave off unwelcome...
itchiness. A good beard oil is especially important during the winter months, when cold winds can make your beard brittle and your...
skin dry. You don’t want just any product, however; you want the best beard oil there is. That’s where this list comes in. 1....
Burroughs Beard Oil Prospector Co Named after the famed naturalist John Burroughs,...

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Fashion & Style, Uncategorized

EFM Engineered For Motion – From Bike to Boardroom

When the holidays hit us each year, we’re on the go from, planes, trains and automobiles. But what about bikes, skateboards, or...
snowboards? EFM Engineered For Motion, a radically engineered new menswear brand, understands the way we live. EFM’s designer,...
Donrad Duncan, is the former principal designer and concept creator of Victorinox/Swiss Army Apparel. With Duncan’s point of...
view of dressing the urban nomad, his first collection for fall 2014, brings together the items everyman needs. Such as: A classic...
blue blazer that can fit in the smallest of pocket of your carry-on Chinos that stretch, but still look like...

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Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

The Manual Wind: Hublot Big Bang Unico Magic Gold

A good timepiece is a thing of beauty; but is it durable? From the Hublot labs...
comes one of the hardest metals to be used in watchmaking to date. This new...
gold alloy is part ceramic and is so hard it can only be worked by diamond tip...
machinery. Some might call it Magic Gold.

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Jeff Owens

Today we speak to Jeff Owens, winemaker at Odette Estate in Stags Leap...
District, in California’s Napa Valley.

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Travel, Trekking

Trekking: Learn the basics with “Bushcraft 101″

We can't vouch for everything on the New York Times' bestseller list, but Dave...
Canterbury's survivalist guide is the trekking compendium if there ever was...
one. It's lined with vital methods for cooking, building tools, and a host of...
other basics any seasoned adventurer should know.

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Living

Throttle Jockey: A visual tour of the Arlen Ness custom motorcycle museum

If you opened any number of motorcycle magazines on a consistent basis from the...
1970s on through to the 1990s, chances are good you came across an Arlen Ness...
creation in all its glory. And there was glory to spare.

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Food & Drink

FEASTING: The Epicure Gift Guide

We all have that one friend (or five) who loves to eat more than anything. From...
a crunchy, spicy Chinese condiment to some of the best meat in the country, our...
epicure gift guide has something to satisfy everyone on your list.

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Fashion & Style

Lands’ End, The Manual To Host 12 Hours of #Together

Lands’ End has released its holiday collection and it’s a good one, though...
we’re not at all surprised. For the past year the outdoor lifestyle brand has...
been on a winning streak, offering sharper-looking wardrobe staples, fits and...
fabrics, all at an affordable price. Only now there’s even more reason to...
shop—think updated varsity jackets and sweatshirts, flannel bedding, luxe...
cable knits and tartans for the ladies, fun totes, and sinful desserts for the...
relatives (check above for a sneak peek of the collection). Trust us, if...
there’s one brand that knows how to do holiday right and make online...

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Living

Vintage Industrial: Tables to Talk About

Customized heirloom quality tables will be the talk of the town at your next...
dinner party.

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Food & Drink

How to Deep Fry a Turkey Without Killing Yourself in the Process

Thanksgiving draws nigh, and once again, the great turkey cookening is upon us....
This year, countless families will wait too long to put the bird in the oven,...
forget to remove the neck and giblets, or otherwise make a mess of things. Even...
the folks who do everything right will be disappointed because frankly, plain...
ol’ turkey isn’t anything to write home about. However, there is an...
alternative to roasting a turkey in the oven. If you’re looking for a...
turkey-cooking technique that’s faster, tastier, and more dangerous, consider...
learning how to deep fry a turkey this Thanksgiving. What You’ll...

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Fashion & Style

Keep your kicks clean with Mr. Black’s and Sneaker Freaker

Mr. Black Garment Essentials teamed up with Sneaker Freaker to provide you with...
the perfect package for keeping clean all winter, the Midnight Express Box Set.

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Living

Top 5 Coffee Table Books for the Holidays

When in doubt this holiday shopping season, gift an awesome coffee table book....
As long as you choose something beautiful, that will retain its relevance for...
years to come, you can’t go wrong. Fortunately, there is a luscious crop of...
new releases to choose from right now, from contemporary menswear to the first...
ever Instagram book. Use our discerning top five selection and make it rain...
(books).

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