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According to GQ, down vests are no longer just the realm of construction workers and fishermen. When it comes to style, you could do a lot worse than the only paper magazine that most men still read. It works with sweaters and jackets and button downs and pretty much everything else you would wear out of the house. Since it’s getting to the time of year when can’t get away with leaving the house wearing next to nothing the down vest is the perfect solution for potential diamond cutters (awesome on chicks, not so much on dudes). The Crescent Down Works Vest for J. Crew combines the J. Crew name with over 35 years of Crescent Down Works experience. Interior and exterior pockets for the important gadgets and an internal zip-placket closure for extra warmth make up the fine print. And the collar comes pre-popped.

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[Shop]  Just like the stash boxes that lined your father’s workbench back in the day, these metal vessels are ideal for all sorts of loose necessities. The two cases—the smaller one is nestled inside the larger one—are both made of durable stamped steel and offer simple, attractive storage for EDC gear, loose nuts and bolts, or anything you’d normally toss in your kitchen junk drawer. Each set is made in Italy and comes in a stealth color exclusive to Cool Material. For all the valuable knickknacks strewn around the house or tossed haphazardly on your workbench, these boxes are ready to placate your inner organizational fiend.