New Orleans, in 72 Hours: Menswear Edition

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By: Dale

There I was, on the second day of my trip, plodding along Magazine street in knee-high brown rain boots, a sweater, a seersucker jacket, a scarf, and clutching (as elegantly as possible) a golf-sized, fancy, drug store umbrella.

Of course there wasn’t any rain.

The locals told me storm warnings were frequent and nothing to worry about in New Orleans, apparently they noticed my uneasy, upward glances. The pale grey sheet of weather that blanketed the city since I’d arrived had been pulled taut and stifling. The humidity was getting to me and I was running out of time.

But before I left, there was one man I had to find, Mr. George Bass.
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Home Kit: Rep Team USA in Style

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Gents,

The World Cup has started and the rest of the world is already sick of us.

And like a lot of things that won’t go away, we’re going to rear our head once every four years and overdo it; like only Americans can. Head to your local soccer bar (currently every bar with a TV) like this and you’ll win no matter what happens. Which is good, because Americans hate losing (and we’re a longshot). Continue reading

Brooklyn Stand Up: Shop Guide

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Gents,

It’s time we took a stroll.

Let’s head to all the blog-worthy men’s shops right over the bridge in Downtown Brooklyn (yes, I call all of this Downtown Brooklyn) and preview the best of their Fall/Winter 2013 menswear. All of these shops have been here well before ahem… LuluLemon and these are my favorite pieces from all the incoming collections. All stocked locally. Brooklyn stand up. Continue reading