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Feel Good Friday – Ace Rivington

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Ace Rivington is a new menswear line that just launched the most comfortable sweatshirt you have ever put on.

Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

The Manual Wind: Ulysse Nardin Maxi Marine Chronometer Blacktop

Ulysse Nardin proves that all black watches are more than just about appearance. Their new Blacktop coating technology brings the Maxi Marine Chronometer to the dark side.

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Fashion & Style, Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Roman Roth

Today we speak to German winemaker Roman Roth. I was born in Rottweil, Germany. My father was a cooper, winemaker and distiller; he and my mother started a wine merchant business. I grew up in a wonderful...
family and was fortunate to learn at an early age about fine wine and good food.   I started my career in winemaking as an apprentice, got a master’s degree and gained further experience working in...
California and Australia. In 1992, I followed the call from Christian Wölffer to become the winemaker at Wölffer Estate Vineyard. My stylish wife, Dushy, and I relocated...

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Fashion & Style

The Manual’s Top 5 Chambray Shirts for Fall

In terms of getting dressed, fall is a tricky season. The urge to wrap-up in a substantial knit is still a little premature yet; a t-shirt can leave you feeling a little too fresh. Which brings us to the...
chambray shirt - the ideal staple for those lukewarm fall days. Read on for a shortlist of our five current favorites.

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Fashion & Style

Win The Marathon In These Special-Edition Tracksmith Singlets

Dudes, it’s time to get off the treadmills and start pounding the pavement — and here’s the motivation. Cult running apparel line Tracksmith (by cult, we mean it legitimately...
has groupies) has given you one less excuse to procrastinate that bucket list with the release of two new limited-edition singlets to kick off Marathon season. And, even if  a 26.21875 mile...
race isn’t included on your list of life goals, well, as of today, it should be. How else are you going to get to sport this double-threat of one-of-a-kinds? You can display your city pride —...
or course preference — in either the NYC ’14 or BQ ’15 (“Boston Qualifier”) version, both made to...

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Carlos Campos

Honduras-born, New York City-based menswear designer Carlos Campos moves to his own drumbeat. But that’s not a bad thing, considering his signature immaculate aesthetic, soft tailoring and abstract...
inspirations, amid the recent sea of overly styled heritage menswear, have made him one of the coolest attractions at New York Fashion Week. (Consistency, as anyone in the business would tell you, is a...
tough thing to nail.) Most importantly, though, in the last five years Campos has been deeply committed to furthering the cause of Latin Americans globally, co-founding Honduras Global, a worldwide network...
of Hondurans working to create a better...

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Fashion & Style, Feel Good Friday

Feel Good Friday – Billiam Jeans

Bill Williams makes quality jeans out of Greenville, South Carolina with a percentage going to help fight sex trafficking in America.

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Fashion & Style

How to Tie a Scarf like a Boss

Done wrong, a scarf makes you look like an overgrown kindergartner whose mother just sent him out to play in the snow. Done right, however, a scarf can tie together your entire outfit and add a dash of...
personality to an otherwise bland ensemble. Here's a few pointers

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Fashion & Style

TGIF Shopping: Face Bomb By Portland General Store

The temperatures are taking a turn for the worst and the fall/winter winds are not far behind. As winter’s cold air takes its toll on your skin you may want to think about upping your skincare game. If...
you’re like me, and have sensitive skin this time of year, you’ll want to keep your face protected from the changing weather. All-natural grooming brand Portland General Store (reviewed in August here)...
has a facial cleanser that is a sure fire way to help your skin survive the Polar Vortex. Face Bomb is vegan and it doesn’t strip away moisture like other cleansers....

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Fashion & Style

Modern Flannel: Horny Toad

Not everyone can rock a good flannel (we're looking at you, skit town "bros"). However, for the rest of us, flannel should be a foundation for any fall weekend exploring town or the trail. The new line up...
from Horny Toad redefines modern flannel perfectly.

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Fashion & Style

CADET Menswear is All-American

We love military-inspired menswear because it’s a classic aesthetic that will always be in style and can be easily worked into any wardrobe. So when CADET came on the scene in 2011 with their first...
collection, nodding to the post-war military academy era, we jumped on board with their clean lines and traditional silhouettes. Proudly made in the USA, every step from design to production goes down in...
CADET’s Brooklyn factory. We caught up with Raul Arevalo and Brad Schmidt, the men behind the brand, to talk about their inspiration, producing stateside and what’s next for menswear. When...
you founded CADET in...

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Fashion & Style

On Your Feet: CLAE Sneakers for any occasion

CLAE's line is all about pairing simple layouts with high quality materials, wrapping the whole experience around a familiar base.

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The Manual Wind: Glashutte Original Senator Seventies Chronograph Panorama Date

Glashutte Original is on the cutting edge of German movement manufacturing second to only A. Lange & Sohne. With the competition amongst brands to create the best in-house movement heating up,...
Glashutte makes a statement with its new Chronograph Panorama Date movement.

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