Even if you live in a major city with solid menswear stores within blocks of your apartment, you still can’t beat the convenience of shopping online. The problem is finding online boutiques that stock stuff you actually want to wear. Here are 12 we frequent that’ll help you find some good-looking garb.
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1. Need Supply
For the hipster in the know
Back in 1996, Need Supply was just a storefront in Richmond, VA selling old pairs of Levi’s. Now they’re one of the most well-stocked destinations with awesome brands like Quoddy, Gitman Brothers Vintage, and Saturdays Surf NYC. ... continue reading
Menswear, personal style artifacts and clothing in general are perfectly suited for the Tumblr platform. You can scroll through endless photos until you find apparel you dig and search out the items you want to buy. Of course, with over 30 million active users, some pages are bound to be better than others. So ... continue reading
Thanks to modern technology, we've lost touch with our music. We've waved goodbye to sound quality and owning our favorite albums. To fix this, get a turntable. Then sign up for Vinyl Me, Please. Every month they'll send you exclusive pressings of albums worthy of your time. Each comes with original 12" x 12" album-inspired art and a custom cocktail pairing. Past selections have included 'Lost In The Dream' from War on Drugs and many others. Sign up now and start with an exclusive pressing of Father John Misty's latest. It's like Record Store Day with free delivery and no lines. ... check it out
We spend a lot of time talking about the latest and greatest in everything from watches to wallets and gadgets to girls, but we're going to take a break for one post to talk about a good cause that's very close to our hearts. Recently, the Cool Material family lost one of our own due to suicide precipitated ... continue reading
Based on the fact you're reading this, we're going to assume you have a fairly robust grasp of technology. You're probably on the Faceplace, LinkedSpace and whatever new social networks will pop up by the time this post goes live. Since we haven't been able to successfully clone people yet, this also means you ... continue reading
Judging by your involvement in our contests and give-aways, you like winning free stuff. In the world of free stuff, there's only one giveaway as intense as double rainbows and as serious as gate rape - the Heavy Gift Guide. That's right, the biggest giveaway of the year doubles as a pretty excellent gift guide. ... continue reading
Movember is more than half way over and Have Sex With A Guy With A Mustache Day has come and gone, but that doesn't mean the men dedicated to painting face canvases with badass 'staches are through. There are still quite a few men working hard - or hardly working - on their fanny dusters. Stachetag is a website ... continue reading
It doesn't matter how many iPads, Kindles, Nooks, insert next-next-gen ereader here get released, the end result is still the same - countless hours of reading. Frankly, our attention spans are way too short for that. Do you really want to read Pride and Prejudice or Harry Potter: The Goblet of Fire? If it's not ... continue reading
The internet has enabled a variety of blessings to enter our lives--and we're not referring to Jenna Jameson. With the added connectivity of the masses, the ability to buy, sell, trade, and now rent things peer-to-peer is a snap. Speaking of, Snapgoods.com is a new website that specializes in the micro-renting business. ... continue reading
Being inside a beautiful woman's domicile is the first and last thing on a man's mind every day - regardless of whether or not it actually happens. The simple truth is that being inside her place for the first time is equal parts voyeuristic and exhibitionistic and yet somehow comfortable. Me In My Place is a site ... continue reading
In the long list of differences between men and women (next to tits and ass of course), shopping habits are pretty high on the list of things we just inherently do differently. Men will pay twice as much for something they need and women just randomly by shit because it's on sale. So what happens when something ... continue reading
Now that April 15th has come and gone, it's time to stop thinking about expenditures, dollar amounts, and taxes. The only real way to do that is by heating up the plastic on a shopping spree. Puma feels the same way, so they're having a Buy Two Get One Free (BTGO just doesn't work as well as BOGO) on all regular ... continue reading
We want your butt, we really do. But American Apparel wants it more. In a move that is sure to contribute more to unemployment than anything the President has (or will) do, American Apparel has launched a contest to find the "Best Bottom In The World" and they want you to help them find it.
On February 21, two ... continue reading
In the old days - we're talking ancient pre-Internet history here - they had these things called singing telegrams that you would order for people on special occasions (Or at least that's what Grandpa tells us at Christmas every year). Singing telegrams were replaced with e-cards for more "work appropriate" events ... continue reading
Download to Donate for Haiti is the latest musical venture to use the Radiohead "pay what you want" digital music distribution system, but this time the rainbows that get created are real. Instead of huge overhead costs to manufacture a product used to show your support (think pink ribbons here), the Music for ... continue reading