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Feel Good Fridays – Sperry’s The Sea Project

In it’s second year, Sperry's The Sea Project is an on-going series of culturally-driven projects that are focused on major ocean love.
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Boo Ya Britain:The Pop Up Flea Hits London

The Pop Up Flea opens this Friday in London
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Worn Out Wednesday – Shorty Maniace

The Manual speaks to iconic barber Shorty Maniace about his style and new barber shop. JP Kempt
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Ardbeg Whisky Is Out of This World

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Get ’em Quick! Simon Miller at Bergdorf’s

Simon Miller launches a limited edition denim at Bergdorf Goodman
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Feel Good Friday – (Belvedere) RED

Belvedere partners with RED for a limited edition vodka to raise money for HIV charity in Africa
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Baxter x RetaW Car Air Freshener

Baxter of California collabs with RetaW to create a modern car air freshener
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Worn Out Wednesdays – Henri Richter-Werner

We speak to Henri Richter-Werner from Connor NYC about his personal style.
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Essential Reading: Bargain Fever

Mark Ellwood offers us bargain tips from his latest book- Bargain Fever
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Worn Out Wednesday – Hugh Horner

The Manual interviews Southern Chef Hugh Horner of Helsinki about his personal style.
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Cottage Opens in Miami

A boutique called Cottage opens in Miami specializing in menswear.
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Urban Electric Celebrates 10 Years

Urban Electric is celebrating 10 years of business. We sit down with the founder David Dawson to hear how it all began and where it is going
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Ball & Buck Pop Up in Boston

Ball & Buck hosts a Made in America Pop Up Shop in Boston
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Introducing Alex Mill

The Manual learns more about the new menswear line from Alex Drexler, Alex Mill.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Brian Orter

The Manual speaks to lighting designer Brian Orter about his personal style
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Hilfiger x Esquivel Fall Shoe Preview

Tommy Hilfiger partnered with George Esquivel to create a limited edition mens shoe line for fall 2013
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Feel Good Fridays – Sea Bags

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Worn Out Wednesday – Bradley Price

We speak to Autodromo founder, Bradley Price, about his personal style.
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Feel Good Friday: Farm to Feet

Farm to Feet Socks are 100% made in America
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Worn Out Wednesday – Obi Kaufmann

The Manual interviews Juniper Ridge's Obi Kauffman about his personal style

Wine Awesomeness Launches New Site. Dionysus Ecstatic.

We interview Wine Awesomeness about their new website and the increase in wine drinking among the Millenials
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A Stylish Guide to Golfing

A stylish guide to golfing
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Worn Out Wednesday – Dion Nash

We interview Cricket superstar and grooming expert Dion Nash on his personal style
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Lumina Clothing Won’t Break the Bank

Lumina clothing is made in America and won't break the bank.
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Feel Good Friday- Jed & Marne

Jed & Marne make shorts with fabrics hand loomed in Guatemala.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Lincoln Pilcher

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Cayrum Straight Up for National Rum Day

For National Rum Day we meet the family behind Cayrum Rum.
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Feel Good Friday – G.H. Bass’ Pennies Towards Progress

For fall 2013, the classic American company, G.H. Bass is honing in on their most iconic style, the Penny Loafer. The fall campaign is called Power to the Penny and they are donating profits to Pennies for Progress.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Lou Bopp

The Manual speaks to photographer Lou Bopp about his personal style
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The Motley- Your Go To Site for Grooming

Men have a new go to place to find all of their grooming needs, The Motley.
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Feel Good Friday – Bombas Socks

Bombas Socks deliver new sock engineering while supporting a great charity.
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Worn out Wednesday – Zachary Johnson

Illustrator Zachary Johnson talks to The Manual about his personal style.
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Beckett Simonon Makes a Fair Priced Shoe

We often sit around the office wondering what ‘middle men’ will be doing in ten years. With more and more companies like Warby Parker, Harry's, and Poppin in the mix and cutting the middle man these men better start strategizing. New to the shoe category is Beckett Simonon and we are all about these brogues and boots.
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Feel Good Fridays – Soles4Souls

Wondering what to do with those shoes you bought on a whim that have been sitting in your closet for two years? Soles4Souls is here for ya.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Dan Birch

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Filson’s Refreshing New Classics

Even icons need upgrades. For autumn/winter 2013, we are stoked to see Filson (since 1897!) offering up some fresh options to some of our favorite accessories. There is some great color blocking on several bags and the use of Safety Orange is a great accent on others.
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Tipsy Scoops Alcoholic Ice Cream

Tipsy Scoop makes alcoholic ice cream. We meet the owner and get a recipe for a strawberry rhubarb bourbon sundae
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J. Crew Debuts ‘Garments for Good’ with the High Line

Yesterday saw the launch of a great collaboration between J.Crew and the Friends of the High Line
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Sperry’s Color Pack Collection

Sperry launches a new line of boat shoes to represent school colors.
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Worn Out Wednesdays – Marco Cilia

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Feel Good Friday: Gear Up and Give Back with Victorinox Travel Gear

Victorinox is gearing up and giving back by partnering with the Boys Hope Girls Hope and Blessings in a Backpack organizations to provide backpacks to students in need – just in time for back-to-school.
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Ralph Lauren Rolls Out the First Denim & Supply Stores for the US

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Thorin Decatur on How to Protect Your Scalp From the Summer Sun

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Worn Out Wednesday – Roy and Yuvi Alpert

A Little Lift from Insolito Terra Shoes

That is why Eddie Lee founded Insolito Terra, a new luxury shoe brand offering up a line of beautifully made shoes with 2.6 inches of extra height, acquired through inconspicuous construction.
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Searching for Summer Whites

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Worn Out Wednesday – Gabriele Bertaccini

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Feel Good Friday: Ultimat Vodka

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Feel Good Friday: Ultimat Vodka

Ultimat Vodka works with Action Against Hunger to raise money all summer until National Lemonade Day
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Skater Turned Pizza Maker Salman Agah Discusses his Personal Style

The Manual interviews skate superstar Salman Agah about his personal style