Nothing beats the tactile (and sometimes emotional) response you get from physically writing something - write your lady friend a sexy letter instead of sexting her and you'll be a believer in tactile response. Writing in a Moleskine is all fine and good, but sometimes you just wanna get down with your bad self ... continue reading
In light of the fact that Movember and Mustache March are both long since forgotten, it's time to clean up that nasty follicular buildup on your face you used to be able to get away with calling a mustache - which means shaving.
The problem with shaving is that it's boring, tedious, and doesn't involve any cool ... continue reading
If you were buying a new car and had two choices, one of which was barely tested and designed just to make money, and the other extensively developed to be well-made and innovative, you'd choose the latter, right? That's the idea behind Ministry of Supply's Lab collection. All the shirts were repeatedly tested and observed until they were absolutely perfected. Whether you choose the Atmos Polo—the world's first robotically knit polo designed to wick away moisture—or the temperature regulating Apollo Polo, you can rest assured you're getting a shirt that's well-thought-out and expertly made. ... check it out
T-shirts are the go-to piece of clothing for any guy because we don't have the time to get ripped like Butler in 300 so we can walk around shirtless. When it comes to T-shirts, you have a lot of options: skulls, portraits of badasses, and cool imagery but most are generally not work appropriate.
Marine Layer ... continue reading
When was the last time you changed wallets? If the answer is anything more than a month, you're probably carrying at least four credit cards, an id, insurance card, frequent shopper cards, some cash, and a few "dinner" receipts you keep forgetting to expense. There's a name for that - Costanza Syndrome. Carrying ... continue reading
Here at Cool Material we fully support use of bicycles - so long as they're the ones with wheels that you ride and not ones you use for the one night a month you have away from the ball and chain drinking beer and gambling with the boys.
Sidepot Gaming understands your needs (good quality, with money left over ... continue reading
A man's junk is something he takes very personally so it's only fitting that his grooming regimen does too. Unfortunately, in a world of body washes, lathers, scrubs, exfoliates, moisturizers, etc., etc., etc., there weren't any products that took your junk as seriously as you did...until now.
Man Junk is the ... continue reading
Zontik Games replaces that cheap plastic rubik's cube you had on your desk as a kid with a stunning solid chrome version with gorgeous leather inlaid sides. Not simply a toy or a forgettable trinket, the Executive Rubik’s Cube holds a permanent and prominent place on your desk, declaring that you've already solved ... continue reading
Thrillist, a free daily email, sifts through the crap to find the the best of what's new or unknown in your ‘hood.
Each day, you'll get info on the one new restaurant, bar, event, or service you need to know about that day. Whatever it is, we promise it won't suck.
Recent discoveries include a secret speakeasy/sushi ... continue reading
Good skin care - much like money - doesn't grow on trees, and the cool material that makes you look good (or at the very least like you aren't still recovering from last night) doesn't always come cheap. Gessato is a company that makes products for you, the man who isn't willing to compromise quality for bargains ... continue reading
Too comfy to call shoes and too rugged to call slippers, the L.B. Evans Kent has a stone washed corduroy upper and a natural sherpa footbed with an indoor/outdoor sole. They're cozy enough for bumming around on a lazy Sunday morning and durable enough that you don't have to change your shoes to put out the trash. ... continue reading
As much as we'd love to tell you that drinking lots of beer and eating greasy fast food is the secret to long life, we'd be lying. If you care about looking young and caring for that skin you'll have to work for it a little. Kyoku for Men uses natural ingredients and ancient Japanese secrets, keeping your skin ... continue reading
Partnerships (whether it's business or pleasure) are generally based on give and take, but not this time. When The Toilet Paper and Cool Material hooked up we decided to do things differently. We're just going to focus on the give and we want to give you a watch. A Nooka Zub Zenv BK 20 ($130) specifically. Because ... continue reading
If you think all multi-tools are all the same, then you've never had the pleasure of using the Strata. You've probably also never had one with a blister pack opener. The Gerber Strata Multi-tool has everything a man might need and then some, including a saw, scissors, and a bottle opener. This versatile 6" multi-tool ... continue reading
Powerful yet discreet, with six vibration modes and five levels of intensity, the Jimmyjane FORM 6 2.0 Vibrating Massager is also remarkably quiet. Its smooth, curved award winning design is guaranteed to please and hit all the right spots (yeah, even that one). Eliminating clunky handles with a smooth continuous ... continue reading
Fans of Cool Material know that while we pride ourselves on keeping readers properly briefed on what's new and now - by presenting the latest in style, media, home design, pop culture and more - we love us some watches. So we're more than stoked to announce that we're giving away a Phosphor E Ink Watch in conjunction ... continue reading