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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...

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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...

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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...

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8 Rad Rain Boots To Beat Spring Showers

We’ve already gone on about April showers, so we’ll spare you the whining (and we won’t subject you to a rousing chorus of Rain, Rain, Go Away despite the, umm, spectacular singing voices in the...
office). But, after our post on waterproof footwear line SWIMS, we got several requests for a more comprehensive round-up of...

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The Ultimate Rainy Day Shoes For April Showers

Yeah, April showers bring May flowers, but we’re pretty sure flowers don’t mind downpours. For us humans, the constant drizzle of this month’s cute little rhyme gets old real fast. Besides messing up...
your ‘do and making your morning commute exponentially more sucky, the biggest drawback of all this wetness is the collateral damage happening...

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Worn Out Wednesday – Dan Rookwood

Understanding style is something we (hopefully) convey in a simple and straightforward way to you, our reader. We applaud others who do the same. One site we are especially fond of is MR PORTER.COM. The...
brands they sell range from classics such as Dunhill to new comers such as Thom Sweeney. They also carry stellar...

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Altru x Generic Surplus Floral Chukka

They say the easiest to get through hard timesis to imagine yourself somewhere else. If you’re anywhere on the East Coast then you’re probably dreaming about someplace with a more tropical...
climate. The latest Altru x Generic Surplus collab can help anyone one do just that. Floral shoes might seem premature if you don’t live...

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11 Spring Jackets to Start The Season

Punxsutawney Phil might have predicted six more weeks of winter, but what does a stupid groundhog know about weather systems anyway. With stores stocking up on new arrivals it’s time to get your...
hands on some new outerwear. It  appears that we won’t be trapped up in more polar vortexes so it’s time to put...

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Our Flannel Jacket Guide: 16 Styles We Sweat

Sure, spring collections are hitting stores’ shelves right about now, but that doesn’t mean you can’t stock up on one of the season’s hottest trends: The flannel jacket. In fact, now is the perfect...
time to get your hands on one of these rugged coats, with deep sales on tons of pieces. To help a...

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The Reversible Raincoat We Want To Turn Inside Out

As soon as Mother Nature decides to go on mood stabilizers, we’ll stop mentioning this crazy weather. Capricious doesn’t even begin to describe it, which can wreak havoc on your morning outfit...
decision-making. The worst part of the looking-out-the-window assessment is betting on the temperature — despite what weather.com tells us, we can never absolutely...

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16 Pairs Of Hiking Socks Not Just For The Hills

While there might not be ample peaks for climbing outside your house, we think this never-ending  winter vortex makes for perfect  mountaineering weather, even if you’re just traversing snow banks...
on the sidewalk. So, now you have a legitimate excuse to experiment with one of the season’s raddest accessories — hiking socks. Cool yet chill-busting (see...

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Super Sweet Sweatshirts by Good Measure

You know that stage of the night when you’re in the bar, the empty beer bottles are stacked up and you and your comrades get to talking about business. And there, slumped over the bar as they call last...
orders you hatch the million dollar idea that you’re sure is the niche everyone has been...

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A Capsule Snowboard Collection That’s High On Tech & Style

While this record-breaking cold front doesn’t make for a fun commute, there’s one area when dropping temps translate into good news. Indeed, meteorologists (and The Manual) think now’s...
the ideal time to hit the slopes. With extra snow and awesome powder, a mini local ski vacation or an extended jaunt to Gstaad should be on...

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Spiewak Celebrate 110 Years of Uniform and Style

Given our ongoing fascination with functional, utilitarian dressing, it is no surprise that Spiewak are so cocky about the timeless appeal of their wares. The Brooklyn-based outerwear brand are so...
confident, the homepage of their newly designed website reads ‘Developed to weather the test of time’ in gigantic font. Delve a little into their history...

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