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Fashion & Style

The Harvest of Delikatessen FW14

During the three years I’ve been writing collection reviews for The Manual I’ve come across all kinds of sources of inspiration: Films, intrepid Grandfathers, even mountain folk. But when it comes to...
Delikatessen’s kale-inspired collection for Fall/Winter 2014, I’m genuinely surprised, not to mention totally intrigued.

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New York City music and art shine with Brooklyn Spectacles

Brooklyn entrepreneur Jenny Ma infuses a unique blend of music, art, and creativity in each of Brooklyn Spectacles' trendy collections.

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Stay stylish – and warm – this year with Departure Clothing

Chicago's Departure Clothing aims to take advantage of people's own uniqueness and provides quality products fit for anyone's wardrobe.

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Stuffa launches the Triptych 3-in-1 technical jacket

Stuffa's new Triptych 3-in-1 jacket takes versatility to a whole new level with its revolutionary inner pocket system. You'll never leave home without the gear you need again.

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Sizing up Los Angeles’ leather industry

Forget Texas, the leather industry in Los Angeles not only deserves any and all attention, but the people behind the companies are something to behold.

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COS Opens First Store in New York City

One of fashion’s best-kept secrets, COS by H&M, has a new flagship store in the heart of SoHo.

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John Peabody aims to inspire with The Hand & Eye

John Peabody's site The Hand & Eye not only helps small businesses get noticed, it's a platform he's created for others to be inspired about following their passions.

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Fashion & Style, Meet Up Monday

Meet Up Mondays: Waltzing Matilda

If you’re looking for that rare, special gift to give this season, look no further than Waltzing Matilda. Unapologetically crafty and yet exquisite, Mike Balitsaris’s handcrafted leather sandals, bags...
and accessories are simply some of the most original-looking accessories on the market imbued with the memory of, say, the greatest makers of leather goods in pre-Industrial America. In a twist of irony,...
one of the brand’s most memorable products happens to be built for technology—the Avery laptop sleeve, with its signature wraparound tie, launched the brand last December on Apple’s website and...
continues to be sold on the website today....

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Former Izola co-founder Richard Brandt launches his motorcycle-influenced brand IRON & GLORY

Richard Brandt's Brooklyn-based brand IRON & GLORY brings 1970's motorcycle culture to life with its stunning, bad ass collection of gear and accessories.

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Catching up with Jaefields owner Wookie Fields

Jaefields owner Wookie Fields takes pride in crafting quality clothing over quantity. We chat with Wookie about his inspirations and why he loves Portland.

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Fashion & Style, Uncategorized

Introducing Portuguese Flannel

Now that we find ourselves at the tail end of summer, the urge for a sumptuous flannel shirt has resurfaced. Right now, it’s the beautifully crafted versions from new brand Portuguese Flannel that...
we’re really interested in. The brand was founded in Porto, North Portugal, by brothers Manuel and Antonio Magalhães, who are the fourth generation of their family to work in fabric manufacturing. Their...
fall/winter 2014 offering is their inaugural collection. There’s something so reassuring about creating a collection that only consists of flannel shirts particularly with the emphasis they put on...
excellent craftmanship. According to the brothers, Portuguese...

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Ball And Buck’s New Made-In-America Awesomeness

If  you’re an avid reader of The Manual (and of course you are), you’ll remember we covered Boston-based menswear brand Ball and Buck’s “American Field,” a pop-up store...
featuring a boatload of made-in-the-USA products. To get you amped for this year’s patriotic shopping extravaganza — coming to Beantown September 13 and 14 — complete with a bevy of artisanal...
munchies and need-to-go-to workshops, we’re letting you in on Ball and Buck’s new collection, featuring all the American goodness you’ve come to expect from this advocate of country...
pride. The company was founded in 2008 by Mark Bollman with the objective of partnering...

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I Love Ugly Has Your Headwear Covered

Outfitted with leather patches on the front and pig suede underneath the brim, these are definitely a notch above your average headwear.

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Venroy’s Got Bathing Suits That Can Go From The Beach To The Bar

If anyone knows anything about beach culture, it’s those chilled-out, perfectly tanned, surf-loving Aussies. So, it makes sense that one of our mainstay labels for stylish swimwear — Venroy Sydney...
— comes straight from the Land Down Under. Founded in 2010 by best friends Theo Smallbone and Sean Venturi in Australia’s most iconic city, these mates set out to fill a void in the guys cossies...
(just one of many attempts we will be making to use Australian slang) market, namely sartorially progressive, expertly tailored swimsuits that don’t skimp on quality. And quality, my friends, is a...
big deal when...

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(Re)open for business: A Q & A with Portland’s Winn Perry & Co.

Portland's Winn Perry & Co. is back. The Manual sat down with co-owner Jordan Sayler to discuss his store's new location, fashion philosophy, and future.

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The Manual Wind: Conquest to Heritage

The throwback timepiece is a theme holding strong within the watch world.  Brands are digging deep to pull out their history’s best designs and reinvent them for the new consumer.  With this simple...
concept, the deeper the history the more profound the designs.  Having been the first official timer of the modern Olympics, Longines is one of those brands with plenty of history to recall.  Their new...
release takes it back with there cushion shape chronograph, the Heritage 1973.  A remake of their original cushion chronograph, the Conquest, the case has stayed the same but all else is different....
Staying...

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