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An Upper Peninsula Icon – STORMY KROMER

Today, Ironwood is the home of the American-revered brand, Stormy Kormer. Best known for their signature hats, they’ve been producing them since the idea came about in 1903.

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TGIF Shopping: Carhartt Work In Progress

Cahartt's European-based brand "Work in Progress" launches their Spring/Summer 15 line solidifying their place as a go-to for your warm weather wardrobe. They make bold use of colors and patterns ideal for...
summer living. Find out more here.

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TGIF Shopping: Johnny Love

Introducing Johhny Love a Norway-based casual luxury brand that makes fitted outwear that is second to none. The brand has made a name for itself with its versatile style. Toss that old boxy pea coat for a...
coat that adds to you.

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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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TGIF Shopping: Baldwin Seattle Jacket

Not into the traditional raincoat? Well...Baldwin recently debuted its sporty Seattle rain jacket. We have all the details here on the jacket and their staple denims here.

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TGIF Shopping: MTailor

MTailor offers custom tailored shirts without the hassle of going to have it done in person. With just your iPhone or iPad you can download the app, measure and order.

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TGIF Shopping: Ride the Rails with Mondaine

Ride the Swiss Railway at least by design with these well-made time pieces, but affordable timepieces by the Swiss watchmaker Mondaine.

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Fitting In: Trumaker Makes Custom Easy

When you are investing in a good suit, or even a good pair of jeans, the most important factor is how well it fits. While most of us don’t have the time or the money to customize all of our suits, a...
new company is allowing men across the nation to customize their shirts. Trumaker is revolutionizing an age old tradition, all while working around your schedule. Made to measure, or as they like to call...
it “built to fit” was previously thought of as something out of reach for the average dudes, but today there are new ‘e-tailors’ launching...

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Strong Suit: Classic Suiting for the Modern Man

Strong Suit makes its debut as an affordable tailored for ready-to-wear luxury suits. The Arkansas-based brand is sold in men's specialty stores and online. The brand makes its splash this fall with...
classic suits made for the modern professional

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History Repeating: Talking Menswear with Jenny Schwarz

Menswear designer Jenny Schwarz looks to the past to create awesome men's clothing for the future. The ethos behind her eponymous brand calls for meticulous quality and craftsmanship fused with a rugged...
take on smart styling. The resulting collection is wearable and utterly unique. Intrigued, we caught up with the London-based designer to find out more.

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TGIF Shopping: BOGA Luxury Menswear

The windy city blows a fresh face into luxury menswear. We’d like to introduce you to BOGA a contemporary American brand inspired by Italian craftsmanship. They have highly functional pieces with color...
palettes that you can easily mix and match. BOGA has built some buzz recently with their well-fitting clothing especially for athletic guys. While they are a luxury brand — the price points are...
attainable (see below) — and the clothes look damn good. We particularly recommend their calfskin Bossman Boots and BOGA denim which offers three fits to cater to any body type. We caught up with...
BOGA’s CEO,...

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The London Series by Natural Selection

London-based menswear brand Natural Selection has introduced their inaugural ready to wear collection with a truly awesome campaign. Formerly a denim brand specializing exclusively in Japanese selvedge,...
Natural Selection has launched ‘The London Series’, a beautifully shot portfolio featuring 10 influential London-based guys, selected from a plethora of disparate industries. From photographer and...
blogger, Jonathan Daniel Pryce, to UFC fighter Brad Pickett to set designer, Robert Storey; each guy has selected the shoot location and styled themselves in pieces from the collection. Consequentially,...
the final portraits underscore just how versatile and wearable the collection is.

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TGIF Shopping: Billy Reid Launches Denim

The Alabama-based designer is known for bringing Southern sensibility to designer fashion and his aesthetic has taken off. Now to top it off he one-upped his own success with a new denim line named MSL...
Denim, which was announced last Friday.

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Feltraigers – A Brand, A Store and A Rebellion

Menswear brand Feltraiger relocates to Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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TGIF Shopping: The Arrivals

The Arrivals launched their new label last week with affordable outwear for ladies and gents. As you know a stylish jacket can break the bank and run you upward of $1,000. The Arrivals sets out to break...
this trend with stylish quality that you can afford. All of their mens products are $600 or below. On the gents side they have four launch jackets that cover everything from a stylish denim, or leather, to...
a serious waxed denim parka. According to the brand, the line uses the same materials and purveyors as top fashion houses. The founders of The Arrivals...

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Snow Peak Introduces Awesome Menswear for Fall

If we were planning a kick ass camping trip, Snow Peak would be our one-stop-shop for all those outdoor essentials. The Portland-based brand has built an impressive following on account of their...
intelligent, beautifully crafted range which encompasses everything from super lightweight titanium café latte sets to folding bamboo tables. Consequently, we were thrilled to hear that the brand plans to...
launch their inaugural apparel line this fall. And from what we’ve seen so far, this collection promises to be just as cool and understated as their accessory offering. Laid-back pieces such as plaid...
shirts, cargo pants and quilted separates...

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