Wear This: Blizzard

Wear This: Blizzard

If you're anything like us, you got way too comfortable with spring weather in the middle of March, and now you're dealing with ice, slush and snow. The best option is hibernation with a side of working from home, but that doesn't work for all of us. If you have to brave the upco...

Tayroc Minimal Watches

Tayroc Minimal Watches

It may sound oxymoronic, but simple design is difficult to do. To really nail a minimal, contemporary vibe, you need a keen eye for style. For an example of it done right, check out the watches from Tayroc. The brand crafts timepieces devoid of flashy and unnecessary accoutrements. Clean, solid colored faces are accented by slim markings and slender hands, and small pops of color add a bit of flare to often monochrome colorways. Whether you prefer the look of a supple leather band or a stainless mesh strap, there’s a Tayroc watch ready for your wrist. If you’re on the hunt for a great-looking timepiece that doesn’t scream for attention like a whiny child, we’d recommend taking a look at this collection. 

7 Affordable Metal Water Bottles

7 Affordable Metal Water Bottles

People everywhere are wising up to the idea of all-metal water bottles, and quite frankly, it’s about time. They’re super durable and long lasting, they’re easier on the environment, and they usually don’t contain any hazardous chemicals or BPA found in normal water bottl...

8 Beers We Wish They'd Bring Back

8 Beers We Wish They'd Bring Back

Sometimes the unthinkable happens. Our favorite breweries decide that, for whatever reason, the time is right to retire a beer. Maybe they are moving on to different styles or perhaps this beer just isn’t selling as well as it once did. It's rough. We miss those cherished ...

What to Watch This Weekend: Burning Sands

What to Watch This Weekend: Burning Sands

With cable, Netflix, and internet options, finding the best thing to watch during your downtime is difficult. Instead of flipping through menus all weekend and settling on nothing, turn to What to Watch This Weekend, a series in which we give you our pick for the best new show or...

12 Life Lessons from 'Seinfeld'

12 Life Lessons from 'Seinfeld'

For a show that was mostly about stifling character growth and empathy, Seinfeld sure taught us a lot about being a better person. Almost every episode has some kind of lesson on how to improve your life, but it’s more on the audience to decipher the moral. It’s also probably...

8 Food Shows Actually Worth Watching

8 Food Shows Actually Worth Watching

Here at Cool Material, we’re huge fans of the culinary arts, and it definitely shows in the material we cover. We’ve done stories on some of our favorite cookbooks, roundups of the world’s best kitchen tools… Hell, we even put out a whole story about cast-iron skillets. ...

Decoded: Jägermeister

Decoded: Jägermeister

You might only know Jägermeister as the alcohol you drop in a glass of Red Bull when you’re out for the night in college, but the herbal digestif actually has a long and storied history. In fact, a lot of the Jägermeister tale is displayed right on the label. Here is a breakdown of what it all means.

Wear This: Spring Brunch

Wear This: Spring Brunch

It might be too cold for some of you to even think about spending any amount of significant time outside, but spring and outdoor brunch season are right around the corner. Don't worry if you haven't started planning outfits yet because Mizzen+Main has you covered with their new S...

The 12 Best Hotel Bars in America

The 12 Best Hotel Bars in America

One of the best perks of staying in a fancy hotel is having a bar on the premises. You can stroll down from your room and grab a Manhattan or sidecar. You don’t even need to leave the building to enjoy a well-made cocktail, glass of wine or local craft brew. So who's up for a r...

The Best Jeans Under $100 That Aren't Levi's

The Best Jeans Under $100 That Aren't Levi's

Everyone knows the best pair of cheap men's jeans comes from Levi's, but there are plenty of other cheap jeans in the sub $100 space that are worth considering. Whether you're interested in selvedge or raw, straight or skinny, navy or black, or just a new pair of beaters you don'...