Boys of Summer

Boys of Summer

It’s already August. You’re not going to let the last few weeks of summer pass you by, are you? If you don’t have a pool, hit up someone you know that does and have them fire up the grill. Just be sure not to show up empty handed...or wearing a speedo. This poolside look, t...

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

Great Sleep Starts With Brooklinen Sheets

Great sleep starts with great sheets. That’s why our friends at Brooklinen have crafted a set of sheets that will make your whole bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. They’re a team of sheet experts that cut out the middleman and put their products through a rigorous R&D process to ensure the optimal balance of quality, comfort, and affordability. You can mix and match their sheets to make your bed look as good as it feels. Plus, as a Cool Material reader, you can get $15 off your first purchase with code COOLMATERIAL.

To A Tee: Insight Clothing

To A Tee: Insight Clothing

Insight Clothing emerged when the brand branched out from its already established line of surfboards. The Sydney-based company creates pieces that they themselves would want to wear (and we do too). By doing so, they present a line of men's t-shirts that encompass the skate and s...

To A Tee: Truly Sanctuary

To A Tee: Truly Sanctuary

I'm no t-shirtolgist, but I do know that graphic tees became a staple when they started to get cheeky and clever. There was a time when logos from brands and bands were all you had to choose from. Then some t-shirt genius put a funny saying on one, and BAM, instant classic among ...

To A Tee: Urbarian

To A Tee: Urbarian

Pretty much any quality product that shows some love for the NYC gets our vote. Urbarian is a line of clothing designed by Valeriy Deren, the Urban Barbarian. The completely organic, limited collection includes graphic tees for men and presents several designs that pay homage to...

To A Tee: Wear You Live

To A Tee: Wear You Live

Wear do you live? Yes, I know it should be where do you live, but when it comes to this t-shirt project, I've got it right. CityFabric founder and grad student Matt Tomasulo displays figuregrounds - maps used in city planning and architecture - for specific cities on his line o...

To A Tee: A Little Star Rock

To A Tee: A Little Star Rock

If you're looking for nothing more than a basic rock and roll tee, A Little Star Rock has just that. Free from fancy colors, logos and graphics, each t-shirt features a face of one of the world's most beloved musical, as well as cultural, icons. From classic rock idols to newbies...

To A Tee: Simplified Clothing

To A Tee: Simplified Clothing

If you're going to make fun of Detroit, stick to jokes about the Lions. We wouldn't recommend going beyond that, because you don't to piss off anyone from the Motor City. However, Detroit-based Simplified Clothing can make light of the city's bad reputation all they want. Their M...

To A Tee: We Are All Smith

To A Tee: We Are All Smith

The word "Smith" n.- is defined by one who makes or effects anything: like a metalsmith or a locksmith. We get it, because we like to fancy ourselves wordsmiths. We Are All Smith is a new line of clothing that aims to inspire you to be your own smith. Just don't be an douches...

To A Tee: 50/50 Company

To A Tee: 50/50 Company

For nearly fifteen years, Westchester, Pennsylvania-based Matt Glick has been creating art in every form. With the 50/50 Company, he shares his work in the form of prints and tees. Every month in 2011, the company has unleashed a limited edition (batches of 50. duh) screen print...

To A Tee: The Quiet Life

To A Tee: The Quiet Life

Raised in the mid-west on a healthy diet of BMX, skateboarding, music and magazines, Andy Mueller became addicted to the art of image making and photo taking at an early age. The Quiet Life is his LA-based project that releases limited edition items, including quite a few good lo...

To A Tee: Declaration

To A Tee: Declaration

Declaration was founded in 2009 by college roommates Kenn LoBianco and Joe Klepacki in Boston, Massachusetts — the very same city where over two centuries ago, the War of Independence was ignited, which ultimately lead to the birth of our nation. Using the American Revolution a...

To A Tee: Billy Reid

To A Tee: Billy Reid

Blending Southern charm (Alabama, to be specific) with a little New York flavor, Billy Reid's tailored, luxe aesthetic carries over to his line of t-shirts. Pulling influences from music and good ol' southern cooking, while the graphics might be lighthearted, the attention to det...

To A Tee: 5boro Skateboards

To A Tee: 5boro Skateboards

Even if your feet have never been planted on a board, you should be able to appreciate the look of 5Boro's tees. The brand embodies the heart and soul of NYC skateboarding, and has the distinct honor of being the longest continuously-running, independently owned-and-operated ...

To A Tee: Rethink Clothing

To A Tee: Rethink Clothing

No offense to college students, but there are probably a few things you wouldn't want designed by one. Like a couch, for example. You could end up with something quite ugly that's covered in taco flavored Dorito crumbs. But t-shirts are certainly one thing you can trust a young c...