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What new bourbon are we pumped about? Which hiking trail are we exploring? Why is the next supercar so cool? Which trends are we following right now? The Manual is a website dedicated to helping men live a more engaged life. Each week, our…
Fashion & Style

Style + Tech = Ray-Ban Shama Shade

Face, meet palm, because you were not the genius to think of putting a solar panel on your sunglasses and turning them into a phone batter – Sayaleee Kaluskar was.
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Style + Tech = Proof NY Surface Pants

Proof NY is a purveyor of well tailored clothing designed to survive the apocalypse, and with their new Surface pant, you don't need to be a bike commuter or a commuting biker to appreciate them.
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Style + Tech = Garmin Fenix

You better hope your wrist is worthy enough to carry the Garmin fenix, a GPS-enabled watch that crunches serious data while looking seriously badass.
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Style + Tech = Burton Ion Leather boots

Let's say you've just finished building the most high-performance snowboard boot available, but it's missing a certain something – what do you do? Duh … wrap it in Red Wing Leather.

Style + Tech = Sennheiser Momentum Headphones

We're not saying all celebrity-endorsed headphones are bad; we're just saying that when an OG producer of quality cans makes a set that look this good, your search is over.
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Style + Tech = Stone Island mesh reflective down jacket

Stone Island has a habit of making clothes that harness technology in unexpected ways, and its new Mesh Reflective down jacket is nothing if not unexpected.
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High style + Cutting-edge tech = This

Behold the first-ever content series between Digital Trends and The Manual. The Bromance has begun. Since there are a plethora of brands out there melding style and technology, we thought we would take this opportunity to profile one item…
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Tech + Style = Nike Free Flyknit

Nike creates shoes for various kinds of runners, but their latest, the Hyperfeel, look like they were created for people who just like really cool-looking shoes.

Tech + Style = Philips DesignLine

Respectably spec'ed, Philips Designline is notable less for its performance and more for it's remarkable re-imagination of the television form factor.
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Style + Tech = Mujjo Touchscreen Gloves

Touchscreen gloves are not new; touchscreen gloves that look as good as Muijo's black leather offering are a revelation.
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Style + Tech = Leica D-Lux G-Star RAW Camera

What do you get when an iconic camera company partners with a purveyor of really tight pants? We're not sure, but whatever it is, it looks and works great.