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Today in Gear: July 25, 2013

Weber Portable Charcoal Table Cavemen bent over fires like the primitive dolts they were. You know who else bends over their stupid little “fires”? The primitive dolts at the campsite next door. This table is the logical evolution for your Weber grill — just about any model fits and locks in to the painted, textured…

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Alexander Olch Check Wool Twill Pocket Round

Men’s accessory master Alexander Olch has stepped out of the box with a woven “in-the-round” wool-twill pocket companion ($60). It’ll even spruce up drab winter attire and transition to spring if you’re the type to live dangerously by taunting the sun in a blazer. More importantly, origami skills aren’t required. In fact for best results, a certain sloppy swagger is desired. Just pinch from the middle and tuck it into your blazer. Matchey mates will want to grab this companion tie, too.

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Style Pick: Alexander Olch Spring/Summer 2012 Scarf Collection

Menswear accessory designer Alexander Olch has released a new line of spring scarves for the first time. Like popular ties and pocket squares, all of the scarves are designed in handmade in NYC. Pair one with a blazer in a couple of weeks to differentiate your look, and perhaps the added insulation will let you…

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Vintage goods in full regale

Shopped: 12 Picks from the Pop Up Flea

Below you’ll find a dozen-ish picks from the Pop Up Flea. Given our druthers we would have snagged the whole lot, but alas we left with only a few… at least for today. If you’re in New York, be sure to make it down to 159 Bleecker street — wallet in tow — because there…

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Ties, films and a pop-up

30 Minutes With: Alexander Olch

The modern world is one where generalists thrive – renaissance men who have a broad education, who are involved in dynamic careers throughout their lives, and who have myriad passions ranging from flyfishing to webdesign (read: you, the readers). Rarely do such paragons enter in the world of menswear, especially designing traditional accessories like ties,…

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Photo Essay: Pop-Up Flea

This past weekend, NYC saw the annual Pop Up Flea, a collective display of over 25 menswear brands and their goods. The flea, organized by Michael Williams and Randy Goldberg was an orgy tableau of leather and heritage. Between our weekend with motorcycles and the shooting range (stories you’ll hear about soon), we made sure…