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Evan Ross Katz

Evan Ross Katz

Former Digital Trends Contributor

Evan Ross Katz is a contributing writer for The Manual as well as the Managing Editor for​ ​NewNowNext. He also contributes to Men's Health, Maxim, Refinery29, Out, Fucking Young!, Mens' Fitness, Freshness, Schön, and the Huffington Post. Previous: Essential Homme, Thrillist,​ ​and Wetpaint. Follow him​ ​anywhere one can follow:​ ​@evanrosskatz.

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Step Out Confidently for Any Occasion with these Stylish Socks

Our picks for stylish socks are sure to impress, as they blend durability, comfort, great looks and most importantly, versatility with a variety of outfits.
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TGIF Shopping: Valentine’s Day Reds

While V-Day might typically be known as a card giving, dinner buying, holiday then a traditional gift-giving occasion, we’d like to buck that trend.
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TGIF Shopping: Woolrich Re-Teams with FairEnds For Limited-Edition Cap Collection

Outdoor clothing company Woolrich is teaming with classic American cap-makers FairEnds for an exclusive collaboration launching today.
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TGIF Shopping: Warm Up With Alps & Meters FW15 Collection

In time for their bitterest stretch of winter, premium alpine sportswear brand Alps & Meters has just released their FW15 Forged Performance Collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Sweden Meets Scotland With WeSC/Hanon Collaboration

Swedish clothing brand WeSC is teaming up with Scottish sneaker brand Hannon for a limited edition line of apparel and footwear.
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TGIF Shopping: Get In (Workout) Gear For Under $50 With Xersion’s

Whether it’s compression gear to work out in or comfortable sweats to lounge around in, Xersion offers a range of items to pack in your gym bag.
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TGIF Shopping: Norwegian Wool’s Fall Collection Is Here To Warm Your Chill

Norwegian Wool has launched its fall collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Son Of A Tailor Introduces Made-To-Measure T-Shirting

Danish brand Son of a Tailor introduces made-to-measure t-shirts to the market.
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TGIF Shopping: Filson Holiday Collection

Filson releases their holiday collection.
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TGIF Shopping ( & Giveaway!) Ball and Buck Launches Denim

All-American lifestyle brand Ball and Buck is finally launching denim.
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TGIF Shopping: Under $100 Holiday Gift Guide

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TGIF Shopping: Lexdray Launches Apres Apparel + Winter Collections

Travel and accessories brand Lexdray has released a pair of collections, an Apres Apparel Collection and their new Symmetry Collection for Winter 2015.
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TGIF Shopping: Take A Look At The Latest From Snowboarder Frederik Kalbermatten’s Brand Atreebutes

Atreebutes is an eco friendly menswear collection based in the Swiss Alps’ town of Saas-Fee, Switzerland, founded by professional snowboarder Frederik Kalbermatten.
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TGIF Shopping: Heritage Meets Modern With Florsheim X Esquivel Collaboration

American footwear brands Florsheim and Esquivel are teaming up to launch a special capsule collection just in time for the holidays.
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TGIF Shopping: Hiro Clark Teams With Verve Coffee Roasters For T-Shirt Line

Hiro Clark has just launched a new t-shirt collaboration with California’s Verve Coffee Roasters.
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TGIF Shopping: Victor Cruz Teams Up With Denim Brand 3×1

New York Giants Super Bowl champion Victor Cruz is teaming up with premium denim retailer 3x1 for an exclusive collaboration.
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TGIF: Shopping Meet Vardama And Their Spill, Stain And Sweat Repellent Technology

Vardama, the new brand touting itself as “functionality that transcends luxury,” has just released their very first collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Miller High Life Teams With Stock Mfg. Co. For Capsule Collection And NY Pop-Up

Miller High Life has teamed up with Chicago menswear company, Stock Mfg. Co., to create a line of men’s custom clothing inspired by vintage High Life ads.
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TGIF Shopping: Mott & Bow Release New Four-Way Stretch Denim

Mott & Bow, the meticulously handcrafted denim designers, have just introduced their new 4-way stretch fabric jean, “The Hester.”
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TGIF Shopping: Pendleton Launches First-Ever Men’s Collection

Heritage brand Pendleton has just launched their first-ever menswear collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Marc Nelson Denim Is Your New Must-Have Jean

Marc Nelson Denim is a small-batch craft denim brand that seeks to give its customers not just a pair of jeans, but an experience.
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TGIF Shopping: Patagonia Launches Exclusive Snap-T Collection

High-end outdoor clothiers Patagonia have just launched the recreation of their iconic Snap-T pullover as part of an exclusive capsule collection.
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TGIF Shopping: AETHER Apparel Launches Pre-Fall Collection

Just in time for the summer’s end comes the launch of AETHER Apparel’s pre-fall ‘15 collection.

TGIF Shopping: Balitello Sock Of The Month Club Is Here To Give You Happy Feet

Introducing Balitello a brand new, premiere sock-of-the-month club.
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TGIF Shopping: Q&A With J.Hilburn Founder Veeral Rathod

Veeral Rathod successfully pivoted from a career in mergers & acquisitions analysis on Wall Street and decided to create a custom shirt business, J.Hilburn.
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TGIF shopping: Askov Finlayson opens flagship location

Men’s apparel brand Askov Finlayson is celebrating the opening of their new flagship location at their home base of Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Kelly Slater launches sustainable menswear brand Outerknown

Kelly Slater, the same dude who’s been crowned the ASP World Tour Champion a record 11 times, is launching his first-ever sustainable menswear brand, Outerknown.
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TGIF Shopping: Polo Experts Feldspar Brook Launches SoHo Flagship Store

Feldspar Brook has opened the doors to their first brick-and-mortar location, a brand-new flagship store in Manhattan’s SoHo district.
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TGIF Shopping: Tarifa And Company Premium Swimwear Allows For 15K Customization Combinations

Tarifa and Company, the men’s swimwear brand, offers over 15K points of customization on their expertly crafted swimsuits.
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TGIF Shopping: Enro Launches E-Commerce, Unleashing The New “Best Performing Shirt In The World”

Enro, the luxury shirtmakers that have been at it since 1919, are finally launching an e-commerce platform on their site.
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TGIF Shopping: Wimbledon Inspired All-Whites

In honor of Wimbledon's strict all-white clothing mandate for players, we're putting together a round-up of our favorite all-white clothing.
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TGIF Shopping: AETHER Apparel Teams With SALT Premium Eyewear On Killer Collab

Two Southern California based companies, AETHER Apparel and SALT premium eyewear, have joined forces to create a dazzling sunglass collaboration.
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TGIF Shopping: Bonobos Opens Fifth Avenue Flagship In NYC

The largest Internet-launched men’s clothing brand, or as it’s more commonly referred to as, Bonobos, yesterday opened their largest guideshop to-date.
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TGIF Shopping: Chatting with Bezar Founder, Bradford Shellhammer

Chatting with Bradford Shellhammer, founder of, about his latest venture, online design retailer Bezar.
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TGIF Shopping: Strong Suit SS15 Headed To Nordstrom

Strong Suit is taking their suit-game up a notch landing at Nordstrom this week (and laucnhing in-store made-to-measure in September).
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TGIF Shopping: Beckett Simonon Set To Release First-Ever 100% Waterproof Suede Bomber Jacket

Beckett Simonon is rounding the corner on their crowd-funding effort to manufacture the first-ever 100% waterproof suede bomber jacket.
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TGIF Shopping: A Bedding Brand Designed Exclusively For Dudes? It’s True.

Thread Experiment is the first ever men's bedding line (Warning: These are not your girlfriend's sheets.)
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TGIF Shopping: Ledbury Launches Pop-Up At Cole Haan To Introduce Made-To-Measure Program

The luxury shirtiers at Ledbury are partnering with Cole Haan for a New York City pop-up shop at their SoHo store.

TGIF Shopping: THORSUN Goes “Modern Pueblo” For SS15

Introducing THORSUN, ​a new company launching a unique blend of swimsuits including original prints and hand embroidered details.
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TGIF Shopping: Patagonia Is Hitting The Road With Their Cross-Country Worn Wear Mobile Tour

Patagonia is officially kicking off their Worn Wear Mobile Tour, a 14-stop, cross-country tour offering free repairs gear.
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TGIF Shopping: Woolrich And Almond Team Up For “Wax and Wool” Collection

Woolrich has teamed with premier lifestyle brand Almond Surfboard’s to create the “Wax and Wool” collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Ball And Buck’s Fly Fishing-Inspired SS15 Collection

Long known for their ability to craft American-made clothing for the seemingly contradictory debonair outdoorsman, Ball and Buck is at it again.
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J.Crew Unleashes First-Ever Collab With LACOSTE

LACOSTE for J.Crew is a collaboration of gargantuan proportions–it took over a year to launch–that just dropped in 30+ J.Crew stores and online.
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TGIF Shopping: Haze Collection Unveils SS15 Sunglasses

Take a peak at the recently-launched SS15 offerings from Haze Collection sunglasses.
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TGIF Shopping: Schnayderman’s Shirtmakers Draw Inspiration From Jonah Hill And Donuts For SS15

The Swedish shirtmakers at Schnayderman’s have got food on the mind for SS15, including a limited-edition “Donut Sprinkle” for their SS15 collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Q&A With Noah Waxman, Shoe Designer

Today we speak to shoe designer Noah Waxman about his SS15 collection, where he seeks inspiration, and which famous tennis player he wants in his shoes.
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TGIF Shopping: Warby Parker Celebrates 5 Years With the Half-Decade Collection

Warby Parker has launched the Half-Decade Collection, a group of five and a half re-released shapes from their first-ever collection.
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TGIF Shopping: Realm And Empire Launch A WWII-Inspired SS15 Collection

Realm & Empire took advantage of their unique access to the National Archives at the Imperial War Museums as a jumping off point for their SS15 collection.