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Feel Good Friday – Stower Charges Phones with Fire

Launched in 2012 by Andy Byrnes and Adam Kell, this contraption charges your phone, go pro, flashlight (whatever has a USB) through your campfire.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Dru Ortega

Today we speak to the Associate Vice President, Public Relations Manager at Christie’s, Dru Ortega about his personal style.
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New York Fashion Week, Show Recap: Hickey Freeman

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Lucio Castro’s Fall/Winter Collection Recap

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Feel Good Friday – ESPEROS

ESPEROS (which means ‘hope’ in Spanish) is a handsome brand of bags that gives back.
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Barbecue, Whiskey and Wine? It’s Time for the Charleston Wine & Food Festival

In honor of the upcoming event we interviewed four epic participants from around the nation to hear what they have in store for the festival and what they are most looking forward to doing in the Holy City. Hint: Lots of drinking.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Sam Talbot

Sam Talbot is a chef, author, philanthropist and television personality based in Brooklyn, New York
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Feel Good Friday – Reef Redemption

One feel-good factor at Reef is the Reef Redemption program they started in 2007 comprised of products, a culture of giving (to funds and causes), and in-house efforts.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Eric Bandholz

Today we speak to BeardBrand’s main man, Eric Bandholz.
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Giveaway: Pierrepont Hicks Tie

The people behind Pierrepont Hicks are good friends of ours and after a couple of beers we decided we needed to do a giveaway together.
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Feel Good Friday – WellPath

Launched recently in September of 2014, WellPath is working to make taking vitamins a part of everyone’s daily routine and eliminating the piles of unused bottles of product we buy and then shove in the back of our bathroom drawers.
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The Manual’s Collaboration with Moore & Giles

For our second collaborative project we are excited to have worked with Virginia based leather company, Moore & Giles.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Aaron Ruff

Today we speak to Digby & Iona founder Aaron Ruff.
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Feel Good Friday – Dom Vetro

Dom Vetro is bringing work back to eyewear craftsmen in the Italian Alps.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Charles Smith

Today we speak to rock n’ roll wine maker Charles Smith.
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Feel Good Friday -@BrotherhoodoftheTravelingPants

This is the story of a group of dudes who partnered with vineyard vines for one epic adventure for a good cause.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Reinaldo Leandro

Today we speak to the interior designer and architect, Reinaldo Leandro.

Feel Good Friday- Mountainsmith

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Worn Out Wednesday – Justin Giunta

Today we speak to artist and jeweler Justin Giunta
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Feel Good Friday – Cork Forest Conservation Alliance

The Cork Forest Conservation Alliances raises awareness of the amazing Mediterranean cork forests.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Cobi Levy

Today we speak to entrepreneur Cobi Levy about his career and personal style
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Feel Good Friday – Gorilla Wax

Oliberte launches an all natural wax to waterproof all of your gear while helping workers in sub-saharan Africa.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Leo Robitschek

Today we speak to one of New York’s most buzzed about bartenders, Leo Robitschek.
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Feel Good Friday – Sydney Hale Candles

Sydney Hale Candles offers up scents guys can be proud to burn and donate a percentage of profits to Lost Dog Rescue.
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Worn Out Wednesday: Phil Colón

Today we speak to Phil Colón, Founder and President of Project 2050 to hear more about his career and personal style.
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The Manual’s Debut Collaboration with Kiriko

We are excited to introduce our readers to our very first collaboration with Portland based Kiriko.
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Feel Good Friday – Thrive Market

Enter Thrive Market, the first socially conscious online store selling natural and organic products at wholesale prices.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Eneuri Acosta

Today we speak to Cadillac’s Lifestyle and Luxury Communications Manager, Eneuri Acosta
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Dog Lovers Gift Guide

We know buying presents for friends and family can be a stress. But there is one group we love buying for, our dogs.
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Feel Good Friday – Macana Messenger Bags

Chicago based Allegory is working with Ecuadorian weavers to produce artistic linings for it's new line of messenger bags.
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Gift Guide: Six Under $100

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Worn Out Wednesday – John Peabody

Today we speak to New York based journalist John Peabody
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Vineyard Vines Opens Two New Stores and Takes Over Our Instagram

To celebrate these two store openings, vineyard vines is taking over our Instagram for three days starting today.
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Feel Good Friday – Sword & Plough

Sword & Plough is a quadruple bottom line bag company that works with veterans to repurpose military surplus fabric into stylish bags.

Worn Out Wednesday – Jeff Owens

Today we speak to Jeff Owens, winemaker at Odette Estate in Stags Leap District, in California’s Napa Valley.
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Shop Class – George Bass

New Orleans suit expert George Bass tells us about soft shoulder suits.
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Feel Good Friday – The Ultimate American Sock

Inspired by the heritage of the West, United by Blue has made The Ultimate American Sock. Why? - Because the nation’s spirit animal is involved, the great American Bison.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Brett Kincaid

Today we speak to Brett Kincaid, partner in the creative agency, Matte.
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Feel Good Friday – Harmless Harvest

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Worn Out Wednesday – Peter Baston

Today we speak to Peter Baston, one of the co-founders of a new branding agency called Paradise, about his career and personal style
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Feel Good Friday – Naadam

Micro economic development mixed with Mongolian cashmere goats equals a new sustainable brands called Naadam
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Giveaway- Haspel x AO Eyewear Limited Edition Aviators

This fall, Haspel turns 105 years old. To commemorate the milestone, the iconic men’s brand is collaborating with four heritage brands that share a similar focus on small-batch craft, U.S. manufacturing and refined, contemporary style.
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Worn Out Wednesday – John O’Donnell

Today we speak to John O’Donnell, the founder of the West Coast lifestyle brand johnnie-O
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Feel Good Friday – Empire Apothecary Moto Tee

Empire Apothecary has created a t-shirt to help support the Fallen Riders Memorial Fund.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Eric Villency

Eric Villency is the CEO of Villency Design Group, a company founded by his grandfather. Today he speaks to The Manual about his career and personal style.
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Feel Good Friday – Ace Rivington

Ace Rivington is a new menswear line that just launched the most comfortable sweatshirt you have ever put on.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Roman Roth

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Feel Good Friday – Billiam Jeans

Bill Williams makes quality jeans out of Greenville, South Carolina with a percentage going to help fight sex trafficking in America.
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Worn Out Wednesday – Justin Noel

Today we speak to bartender par excellence Justin Noel to learn more about his career and personal style.
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Feel Good Friday – Patagonia Truth to Materials

Patagonia launched a new capsule collection called Truth to Materials