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Micro Guide: Vancouver

We can’t figure out where the nickname, ‘Blandcouver’ came from because the bars, restaurants and the people we encountered were anything but.
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Worn Out Wednesday: Grill Master Russ Faulk

Today we interview grill master, Russ Faulk.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Dallas Star’s Tyler Seguin

Today we speak to Dallas Star's hockey player, Tyler Seguin.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Evan Rosenberg

Today we speak to Evan Rosenberg, Partner, Atwood Kitchen & Bar Room.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Vincent Marino

Today we hear from the French restaurateur Vincent Marino.
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Q&A with The Fat Radish’s Ben Towill on Their Delectable Cookbook

We sit down with The Fat Radish's Ben Towill to discuss their first cookbook
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Our Best Giveaway Yet

We have partnered with a great group of brands to offer a seriously awesome grand prize.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Ryan Ford

Today we speak to Virginia based butcher shop owner Ryan Ford.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Ron Wendt

Today we speak to event and landscape designer Ron Wendt.
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Get Your Royal Warrior Fantasy on at Dromoland Castle

Every man dreams of his own castle, so if Ireland is your destination, Dromoland Castle is the place to stay.
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Feel Good Friday – There’s Nothing Fishy About These Salmon Skin Wallets

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The Black Tux – Overhauling the Tux Rental Market (with Surfers)

The Black Tux teamed up with pro surfers Nick Rosza, Luke Davis, Chase Wilson, and Matt McCabe
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Worn Out Wednesday – Tim Hussey

Today we speak to the artist, Tim Hussey.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Fathers Day Special with Sid Evans

Today we speak to the Editor-in-Chief of Southern Living Magazine, Sid Evans.
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Feel Good Friday – KindHuman Bikes

KindHuman bikes are custom built but not necessarily custom pricing. They strive for better bikes for all!
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Worn Out Wednesday – Robert Novogratz

Today we speak to one half of the celebrated interior design couple, Robert Novogratz.
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Feel Good Friday – Conscious Step

Giving back is something that is in our blood too, so when we learned about Conscious Step socks, we had to give them a go.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Oliver Shuttlesworth

Today we speak to Oiliver Shuttlesworth, the founder of the progressive brand of bags ESPEROS.
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Salvatore Ferragamo presents the MTO (Made To Order) Driver

MTO is an exclusive customization program offering, for the first time, the personalization of the House’s iconic men’s shoe.
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Feel Good Friday: Ruffwear x Best Friends Animal Society

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Worn Out Wednesday – Michael Satsky

Today we speak to Michael Satsky, co-owner of Provocateur, a nightclub in New York City.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Amadio Colafella

Today we speak to Australian designer Amadio Colafella.
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Stay Hairy This Summer with These Summer Beard Tips from Eric Bandholz

Beardbrand's Eric Bandholz offers up some summer beard tips to keep your beard looking and feeling its best this summer.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Yosi Benvenisti

Yosi Benvenisti, Co-Founcer of BrandIT Hospitality Group, was one of the front-runners behind NYC’s modern hospitality scene.

Feel Good Friday- Revisiting Jed & Marne (Plus a reader Discount!)

We thought we would catch up with Jed & Marne three years later and hear about their progress and what is happening down in Guatemala.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Randy McDannell

Today we speak to landscape designer and owner of NATURE DETAILED, Randy McDannell.
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Welcome Stranger hosts our first Manual Meet Up in San Francisco

On April 21st we hosted a happening at our favorite menswear shop in San Francisco, Welcome Stranger.

Feel Good Friday – Help Sherpas Help Nepal

Kathmandu-based outdoor apparel manufacturer Sherpa Adventure Gear has created an earthquake relief fund called "Help Sherpas Help Nepal" to support aid to remote villages affected by the disaster.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Dan Mazzarini


Our Debut on DT’s ‘Trends with Benefits’ Podcast

We are psyched to kick off our first foray into podcasts with the crew from our brother site, Digital Trends.
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Worn Out Wednesday – James Morrissey

Today we speak to hospitality guru James Morrissey.
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Feel Good Friday – Rose & Fitzgerald

Moving from Los Angeles to Kampala, Uganda is quite a bold move but the couple has made the country their home and, once settled, launched their company, Rose & Fitzgerald.
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Nkwichi Lodge: Eco-Awesomeness in Mozambique

Many people think of Africa as safaris and hot, dry situations, but in Mozambique there is a hand built eco lodge right on the edge of Lake Niassa.
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Exclusive: Cole Haan’s American Dream Project

Cole Haan has recently partnered with Happy Marshall Productions to create The American Dream Project, a mini docu-series starring James Marshall and his best friend Todd Williams who embark on a cross-country motorcycle trip.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Akin Akman

Today we speak to fitness coach and model, Akin Akman about his life and personal style
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Feel Good Friday – Cowboy Charcoal Partners with Operation BBQ Relief

Founded in 2011, Operation BBQ Relief grew from the relief efforts in Joplin, Missouri after their terrible tornado, which killed 140 and injured more than 1000.
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Worn Out Wednesday – David Pirrotta

Today we speak to part owner and partner of The Drugstore at Liberty Fairs, David Pirotta.
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Feel Good Friday – Victor Athletics

This fact blew our minds; in 1980 America made 80% of its clothes in the U.S. Today that number is 2%. Victor Athletics wants to turn that around.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Winston Fisher

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Feel Good Friday- Grounds&Hounds

Dogs and coffee? Not two things we usually put together but two things we really, really love. So does Jordan Karcher, the founder of Grounds & Hounds, a coffee company that supports no kill rescues around the nation.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Backyard Bill for Beltology

This week’s Worn Out Wednesday is action packed. While we interviewed one of the most in demand photographers, Backyard Bill, we are also covering his latest project with Beltology.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Brooks Heritage Shoes’ Shane Downey

Today we meet Brooks Heritage Shoes Business Manager, Shane Downey.
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Feel Good Friday: Greenlight Planet

Greenlight Planet’s solar-powered Sun King lanterns have provided sustainable light to more than 7.5 million users in rural India and Africa.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Adam Lefkowitz

Today we speak to Adam Lefkowitz, Vice President of Merchanidsing & Business Development at Lividini & Co.
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Feel Good Friday – Stubble & ‘Stache

Stubble & ‘Stache was founded in honor of U.S. Marine Sergeant Justin Hansen who was killed while conducting combat operations in northwest Afghanistan on July 24, 2012.
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Designer John Bartlett is today’s Worn Out Wednesday

Today we learn more about the New York based designer, John Bartlett.
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GIVEAWAY: Amos Wool Dopp Kit

Amos Dopp Kit Giveaway
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Feel Good Friday: Whisky Wisemen

Whisky Wisemen was founded for the sake of boozing for benevolence.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Noah Karesh

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On Alert: Birds of Prey

Birds. We eat them, we photograph them, we watch them relentlessly, but most of don't understand how birds impact our own lives. We sat down with bird expert Stephen Schabel, who discusses everything from lead poisoning to how to help an injured bird.