John Jones

John Jones

John Jones is a Jersey City-based writer who enjoys covering design in all its forms, from fashion to architecture, interiors, and textiles. When he’s not herding cats with his husband, he’s training for his next Tough Mudder or hanging out in St. Augustine, Florida, the nation’s oldest city. He’s on all the socials: @JohnRusselJones

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Marine Layer’s Mike Natenshon on What Makes the Perfect T-Shirt

The loss of his favorite tee lead to the birth of the Marine Layer brand.
Fashion & Style

Altra Running Shoes’ Brian Beckstead Shares the Story of His Well-Trod Road to Success

Although running shoes seem like they’ve been with us forever, the modern version as we know it has really only been around since the 1970s. Yes, Adolf Dassler created the ur-design in the 1920s, but real innovation in the arena didn’t…

You Have No Excuse Not to Screen Yourself for Prostate Cancer

Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men.
Fashion & Style

How 4 Brands Are Using Tech to Make Shopping More Personal

One brand's tech even remembers what you've already bought and will offer matching suggestions.
Fashion & Style

The Best Leather Jackets to Sport All Year

From that perfect Brando-esque motorcycle jacket to the comforting bulk of a World War-era shearling, we can slip on a leather jacket and not only be protected from the elements but also project a bit our inner id.

5 Rules to Become Your Best Bearded Self This No-Shave November

Here’s some sage pieces of advice and a few product suggestions to take you from clean-cut to boldly bushy.