Archive for April, 2013

northern grade is coming to nashville

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if you haven’t heard of northern grade, it’s best to let them explain:

what is northern grade? we are a mobile menswear market open to the public consumer. we invite brands who are manufacturing their products in these united states, and provide well-made goods. at our markets you will find everything you need: clothing, footwear, gear, games, paddles, paper goods, grooming supplies + more things you did not know you need.

do i, as a consumer, have to pay to shop there? no.

is everything sold at northern grade made in the usa? yes.

check out that lineup.  what else do you need to know?  who’s coming with me?

women we appreciate: the women of tumblr

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who are these women?  where do they come from?  who the hell is taking all of these pictures?  are any of them single?  these are questions we may never find the answers to, but who cares.  these women are gorgeous and they’re all over tumblr.  here are a few of my favorites from the last couple of months.  most of them are street-styled photos or belong to blogs.  if you own the photo and want me to take it down or give credit, shoot me an email and i’ll do it.  now that that’s out of the way, here are the some women of tumblr:

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the best no show socks on the market

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the weather in nashville was perfect this weekend which means spring no show sock season has officially begun.  i’ve tried almost every no show sock on the market and keep coming back to these: vans canoodle super no show socks (damn! that’s a mouthful).  i stumbled upon them by accident at a vans store in denver 3 or 4 years ago.  i didn’t realize they were technically women’s socks, but it doesn’t matter.  they do the trick.  they don’t bunch up at the toe or slip down your heel when you’re walking.  hands down they are the best no show socks you will find.  give them a shot this spring/summer if you’re looking for something to help keep your feet from being the smelliest on your block.  your lady will thank you.

 

new balance camo 501

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if you’re a gq reader, then you may have seen these in the latest issue.  if you’re a sneaker freaker, then you most likely caught these in february via kicks on fire (where i jacked these pics.  thanks, guys).  and if you read both, then kudos for you for being awesome.  i missed out on those ball and buck new balances in november, so i’m going to work hard to snag a pair of these when they’re released this summer.

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j. crew floral reverse print short-sleeve shirt

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i’ve been admiring floral prints shirts from afar.  i didn’t want to jump too early on this trend out of fear they would go as quickly as they came.  a few minutes ago while scanning j. crew’s new arrivals section, i came across this beauty.  it retails for $148 and is currently listed as sold out.  i hope they replenish their stock before i change my mind on all of this floral print s**t.  i ain’t getting any younger which probably works in floral print’s favor as most people over 70 aren’t afraid of a few flowers on their clothes.