What’s In Your Bag? – Labor Day
The last unofficial weekend of summer is upon us. So The Manual has pulled some great options to wear, no matter if you spend it stay-cationing or going out of town. Labor Day weekend is here.
L.L. Bean – A durable tote that pairs camo, color and great leather details. Canvas with a water-repellent red bottom.
Bills Khakis – Hemingway inspired, this linen twill sport shirt will wrinkle but still gives a finished look.
Bonobos – A sweatshirt henley is the ultimate combo for cool evenings around a campfire.
Burkman Bros. – With a cargo pocket, this floral board short could pull double duty, be it at the beach or backyard barbecue.
Caputo & Co. – Featuring brass hardware, this brown braided leather triple wrap bracelet with black trim looks great alone or layered with your favorite casual watch.
August – Made by local artisans in California, this bi-fold wallet is crafted of Horween leather and pairs form and function with its numerous pockets and sleeves.
Sperry Top-Sider – A dressed down wingtip can dress up any weekend look. This pair is built to absorb up to 30 percent of shock and vibration.
Todd Snyder – From work to weekend, this fleece shawl cardigan is a versatile piece for any guy, anywhere.
Superdry – Get tank’d ! Great for the water’s edge or a last summer’s softball game (with beer), this all cotton tank is a staple.
Patagonia – This 21” striped Supplex board short is great from beach to bar or a backyard grill fest.
Coach – ‘Keep It All Together’ with an electronic cord zip leather pouch. This is a smart solution to a spaghetti of cords!
Cole Haan – Yes, we love Cole Haan for their awesome shoes but also for their handsome sunglasses.
Graf & Lantz – Protect your shades with this minimal, soft and lightweight merino wool felt glasses sleeve.
Vineyard Vines – Carrying the stripe trend to comfy flip-flops. From ship to shore, these are fast drying and easy to pack.
Fossil – Perfect to layer or on its own, a striped tee says ‘maritime’ without looking like a sailor.
Freemans Sporting Club – Using traditional ikat dyeing techniques, this camp shirt is relaxed and weekend ready.
Penfield – Who doesn’t love a fish print chino? What more needs to be said?
Skagen – Best known for their baller watches, now Skagen keeps your iPad safe on the go.
Alexander Olch – A small grey and white seersucker notebook is perfect for taking digits at the beach.
Filson – When stainless steel and bridle come together to be a flask, take your single rye whisky in-hand for the weekend.
Tretorn – The Official Preppy Handbook made it a staple, but this canvas tennis shoe was born 50 years ago. #oldskool
Malin + Goetz – If you’re in a hurry, just grab and go with this travel well everything kit. It contains six 1 oz. products to keep you well groomed.
Tani – This striped boxer brief is super soft and wicks away 50 percent more moisture than cotton.
Wurkin Stiffs – More Stripes. Nylon is the perfect lightweight fabric for a dopp kit.