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On Your Feet: Woolrich laces up for the summer

When it comes to wool and leather, it doesn't get much better than Pennsylvania's very own Woolrich clothing and boots.
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Adidas Stan Smiths – in style since ’73

In the last few years, the Stan Smith has become a staple of sneakerheads and classic casual wear enthusiasts alike.
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On Your Feet: Get Tropical with the Adidas Originals Tubular Moc Hawaii Pack

For the spring of 2015, Adidas has revamped the Tubular Moccasin with a Hawaiian theme and a bigger, bolder color palette.
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On Your Feet: Clarks has been hitting the mark since 1825

From classic looks to modern trends, every pair that comes off the Clarks line is sure to be a hit, and they never stop innovating.
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On Your Feet: The Converse Jack Purcell is as classic as they come

The Jack Purcell has been inspiring sneakers for 1935, and the 2015 remaster brings in new comfort and support without messing with a classic.
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On Your Feet: Spring stompers from Feit

A single master craftsman spends two weeks crafting each pair of FEIT leather shoes by hand.
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On Your Feet: Todd Snyder drops classic shoes with Cole Haan

Cole Haan is known for producing shoes with unique flair, but even we weren't ready for the might of the new collection with legendary designer Todd Snyder.
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On Your Feet: Less is more with Muro.exe

Muro.exe is founded on ambitious goals, with a smart team all working toward the same goal - designing a functional, minimal shoe from the ground up.
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On Your Feet: Futuristic kicks from Adidas and Yohji Yamamoto

14 years strong, and Adidas Y-3 continues to blend Yohji Yamamoto's unique take on high fashion with athletic technology and classic styling from Adidas.
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On Your Feet: Greats delivers classic kicks for under 50 bucks

Wallet feeling a little lighter after the Valentine's? That's okay, shoe brand Greats knows you don't need to charge top dollar for high quality footwear.
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Forget flowers: Your Valentine deserves Jordans

When you arrive to pick up your date for Valentines, you could bring roses, but flowers die, and Air Jordans show them how much they really mean to you.
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On Your Feet: Paul Drish is quality without the steep cost

Paul Drish is seeking to redefine the way men buy and look at shoes, with an eye toward the latest and greatest in design and aesthetic.
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Breweries and Art Collide: Fort George, The Commons, Plazm

When two of our favorite breweries announced a collaboration, we knew something special was on our way, but we weren't expecting this.
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On Your Feet: Hit the road with Ventoso’s Classic Driving Mocs

Ventoso's driving moccasins are comfortable and lightweight, the ideal shoe for a road trip or a Sunday afternoon running errands.
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On Your Feet: The Comfortable and Stylish Adidas Tubular

In November, Adidas released an updated version of an overlooked shoe from 1993 that took sneakerheads and runners alike by surprise.
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On Your Feet: Hot court kicks from Beijing to Miami

Dwyane Wade, three time NBA champion, left the swoosh to sign with Li-Ning in 2012, with this year marking his 3rd signature shoe with the brand.
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More than boots: Gear and style with Timberland

Timberland produces a number of clothing lines that are as classic and attractive as every pair of their boots.
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High quality parkas from Black Manufacturing

These jackets are made in Portland with a high level of attention paid to materials, details, and design.
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Deschutes Brewery Barrel Program

Deschutes barrel master Ryan Schmiege shares thoughts on aging, blending, and even tells us about a brew you can only find at the tasting room and pubs.
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These Black Friday New Balances are literally built like tanks

These New Balance US574s are handmade right here in America, and you'll only find them for sale in shops in Boston and New York.
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Keep your kicks clean with Mr. Black’s and Sneaker Freaker

Mr. Black Garment Essentials teamed up with Sneaker Freaker to provide you the perfect package for keeping clean all winter, the Midnight Express Box Set.
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On Your Feet: Heritage and Quality Shine at Woolrich

Woolrich makes the kind of wool products that are more at home on a cold day in the woods than downtown on a Friday night.
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On Your Feet: Nike x Fragment Design LD-1000 SP

This collaboration with Fragment design melds a classic Nike upper with the newest in lightweight running technology.
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On Your Feet: Kids Movie Kicks for Charity

Special materials, construction, and packaging all make these shoes a must-have for any collector, but there are less than 1000 pairs to go around.
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Black Manufacturing doesn’t play by your rules

When you bring together great design, local manufacturing, and high quality materials, you get the limited quantity gear of Black Manufacturing.
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On Your Feet: The Premium Materials of Number 288

Number 288 really hits the mark by combining premium materials, creative design choices, and classic influence on every pair of sneakers.
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Jordan Brand Takes a Classic into the Future

The Jordan Future Premium matches high-quality materials and beautiful color blocking with a classic outsole for shoes that are versatile and comfortable.
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Urban Winemaking in Portland

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Ditch the Bottles and get Canned with Fort George

This summer Fort George has begun packing their classic Quick Wit and a new Optimist IPA into conveniently sized 12-ounce six packs.
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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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Nike Roshe Run Mercurial and Magista

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Gola’s British Ale-Inspired Kicks

These sneakers aren't just a reflection of how great beer is, they're an homage to the classic days of high quality footwear crafted with premium materials.
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Reward your Hard-Working Mind with Firestone Walker’s Opal Farmhouse Ale

Firestone Walker put in the hours and the reward for their work is Opal, a balanced farmhouse ale that dry hops for added aromas and west coast flavor.
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Banned in the NBA: Jump Higher with Athletic Propulsion Labs

Looking for a new pair of athletic shoes? These kicks are built with Load 'N Launch technology designed to give you some serious vertical lift.
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Functional Meets Fashionable: Tabor by Compound

Tabor by Compound is made with an emphasis on fashion and high quality materials in Portland's very own Mount Tabor neighborhood.
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Batch Nashville’s Carefully Curated Bundles

Batch Nashville cultivates some of the finest confections and ingredients, organizing them into thoughtful, useful collections that are sure to impress.
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Kavu Clothing Straight from the Woods of Washington State

Kavu is a Seattle-based company that places comfort and durability at the forefront without forgetting that you want to look good too.
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Wolfgang Man & Beast’s Sweet Gear for Dogs and Their People

Your dog's got your back in a way that no human friend could, so Wolfgang designed the Man & Beast line, since he should always look as fresh as you do.
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Nike Designed Some Pretty Fly Chukkas

The Nike Lunar Flyknit Chukka is a modern take on a classic shoe that's as versatile as it is comfortable, and comes in enough colors to please everyone.
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Whiskey in a (Soap) Bottle: Dish Whiskey

You'll never look back once you've throw out the tangerine-scented dish soap and replaced it with this whiskey-based cleaning solution, just don't drink it!