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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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Fashion & Style, The Manual Wind

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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Fashion & Style

How To: Tie a Bow Tie

In order to make sure your bow tie is spot on, we spoke to Alex Wilcox, founder of Lord Willy’s, a men’s haberdashery in New...
York City to give us the basic ‘How To’ on tying a proper bow tie.

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Worn Out Wednesday

Worn Out Wednesday – Justin Noel

Today we speak to bartender par excellence Justin Noel to learn more about his...
career and personal style.

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Travel

Off the Beaten Path: Volcano Surfing in Nicaragua

Go off the beaten path in Leon, Nicaragua where you can surf a volcano, see...
magma, climb one of the hardest volcanic peaks in the Western Hemisphere and...
still, finish the day at the beach with an ice cold beer.

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Food & Drink

The Seoul Chicken Guide to Wings

At Seoul Chicken in New York's Lower East Side, Chaz Brown is dishing out...
plates of crispy, flavorful chicken wings. We talked with charismatic Chaz...
Brown and got some of his insider tips for cooking an impressive chicken wing.

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Fashion & Style

NICE Laundry: Not Your Dad’s Sock Drawer

Are you playing Survivor with ratty, mismatched socks in your drawer? It's time...
for a sock drawer makeover.

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Trekking

Trekking: Shelter yourself with the Trakke Jero Tent

Measuring over 12 feet in diameter and constructed of marine plywood walls, the...
Trakke Jero Tent is a modern, durable, and welcome take on the traditional...
yurts that first spanned the Asian steppes more than 3,000 years ago.

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Fashion & Style

STAG comes to Venice

Here at The Manual, we’re big fans of STAG’s inaugural Austin store. So...
when we heard that the clothing and lifestyle brand has opened their second...
store in Venice, California, we were over the moon.

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