If you've ever stayed at an Ace Hotel you've probably left with more than a few pictures and notes about DIY projects inspired by the decor around you. Megan and Mike Gilger of The Fresh Exchange had a similar experience with the cushy headboards found at the hotels and decided to make their own. If you want to tackle ... continue reading
Whether you read on a tablet, Kindle, or still prefer the smell of a freshly cracked paperback, finding your next great book is never easy. You could never read all the new releases each week, so it helps to know what's worth your time. Here are a handful of new titles we think deserve a space on your eReader or on ... continue reading
The Bomber jacket is one of the most iconic pieces of menswear. But even classics can benefit from some modern ingenuity. Introducing the Aviator from Ministry of Supply. Keeping the bomber’s classic silhouette intact, Ministry of Supply added 4-way stretch to constricting spots to improve range of motion. Worried about overheating? The Aviator boasts laser-drilled ventilation under the arms and along the upper back and moisture-wicking fabric throughout. Plus, a durable water-repellent finish and waterproof zipper ensure full protection. It’s the classic bomber jacket, only better. ... check it out
Whether to top a burger or to dip some fries, the ketchup of choice is almost always Heinz. The famous ketchup has been produced for well over 100 years and annual sales now reach around $1.5 billion. But how much do you know about the king of condiments? Here’s a little history and insight into the label and the ... continue reading
From New York to Milan to Paris to Istanbul, street style photographers barely have enough time to catch their breath when they're jetsetting around covering fashion weeks all over the world. If you think the only people that look good are the models, designers and bloggers on the other side of the lens you're sorely ... continue reading
Goods: Unusual Beer Glasses That Don't Suck
When you think of an unusual beer glass, you probably think of a novelty item for sale at Spencer Gifts that’s sadder than the swill someone will put in it. That’s why, for the most part, you should stick to the appropriate glassware for your different brews. That ... continue reading
There's a scene in the first season of Peaky Blinders where Thomas Shelby (Cillian Murphy) whips his razor blade-laced newsboy cap across the face of a gypsy who just proudly insulted his family. In that moment, all the coldness in his eyes bleeds out on the screen. It's the kind of moment that makes you shout, ... continue reading
Your camera isn't just a tool, it's also an accessory. And while performance is still the most important factor when buying a new one, having a good-looking camera strapped around your neck has a certain appeal to it. For that, the new wave of retro-inspired cameras fit the bill. Here are the ones we think deliver ... continue reading
Location, location, location. The adage doesn't just apply to real estate; it applies to the world of craft beer. Some of greatest beers being produced might simply not be available anywhere near you. So what's a hophead to do when he wants to try some Heady Topper or Pliny the Elder but he lives in Texas?
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Instead of wading through the massive amount of new app releases searching for a few diamonds in the rough, just let us be your guide. This is a collection of our favorite new apps for both iOS and Android for your downloading pleasure.
Funny or Die Weather
Like many of the other weather apps, Funny or Die Weather ... continue reading
Inspiration LA is a menswear show with a vintage and rugged feel. It's full of brands that look back to old military pieces, motorcycle jackets, and stiff-ass denim for inspiration. It's all about style meeting functionality. And nothing caps off that look like a pair of broken-in boots; boots with creases, scuffs, ... continue reading
There's a revolution coming to your wallet. Soon, perhaps very soon, your wallet will become thinner. All those credit, debit, and gift cards littered throughout the sleeves of your bifold will disappear. Either people will start paying for everything with their phones, or the all-in-one credit card will become a ... continue reading
You know you're getting old when coasters become less about getting yelled at and more about wanting a cool set for your beers. Preventing rings is a huge benefit, but it takes a backseat to style in our opinion. If you need some, or you just want a quick DIY project, check out these rustic wood coasters that Mike ... continue reading
We get it. Valentine's Day is just a "Hallmark Holiday" designed to sell more cards, flowers and chocolates, but there's a very good chance your significant other will appreciate being wooed. It's not just about the presents; it's about having a reason, or an excuse, to do something special together. Once you figure ... continue reading
No other drink is as American as bourbon. Eastern Europeans can carry the vodka flag, the Scottish can bring their peaty single malts, we'll take a bottle of bourbon and a pigskin-loving bald eagle. And when you're stocking your home bar with some Kentucky classics (though not always from Kentucky), there are bottles ... continue reading
While you can't smell the pine trees or feel the early morning dew on your feet while watching a movie, certain films have a way of bringing you right to that point where you swear you can. If you have a bag packed for spontaneous adventure, here are some of our favorite films to fuel your (camp)fire.
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