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The Color of Money

Go Green

Navy is timeless but also occupies half your closet, black is reserved (or only for funerals if you live in Nantucket), red’s too loud (again, Nantucket), yellow’s way too loud, but green — green is money. In the right shade, green can be more exciting than blue but, as hunters know, it can also be perfect for blending in. Our favorite shade — somewhere between forest and kelly — pops up on everything and is a handsome livery. Here are a few highlights.

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Above your (work)station

Stocking Stuffers: Doodads For The Desktop

Editor’s Note: The stockings are hung by the chimney with care…now what the hell are you gonna put in there? Ah, stocking stuffers — the little things, the extras, the last minute goodies, the fun gifts. They’re as enjoyable to give as they are to receive. Thing is, there’s an endless supply of stocking-size gifts…

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A Dozen Gifts for the Mountain Man

12 Guys of Christmas: The Outdoorsman

We’ve all got a guy in our lives who’s more at home chopping a cord of wood or filleting his latest fly fishing catch than spending the day lazing in front of the TV or playing Halo with the bros. He’d wear flannel and hiking boots to board meetings if he could. For that ultimate outdoorsman on your gift list this year, forego the REI gift card and DVD set of Duck Dynasty. Whether he spends his time hunting big game, scouring the river for the best brook trout lies, or just enjoys living in front of a campfire instead of a laptop, we’ve got the best gifts for the modern day backwoodsman.

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Today in Gear: November 4, 2013

Land Rover Range Rover Autobiography Black It’s been 20 years since Land Rover’s offered a long wheelbase Range Rover, and with 6 inches more legroom than standard and a 17° (rather than the regular 8°) rear seat recline angle — they’re available as a bench or buckets — this is a solid comeback. Chauffeur lifestyle…

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Today in Gear: October 17, 2013

PUBLIC Electric Bikes The delivery guy from your favorite take-out place is going to be soooo jealous of your electric bike. These two rides from Public use electric assist, meaning that these bicycles require pedal power but give a boost with an electric motor when you want the extra help. The BionX kit includes the…

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Today in Gear: October 7, 2013

John J. Bowman Single Barrel Virginia Straight Bourbon Whiskey There are many ways to honor an historic figure: bronze statues, stadium monikers, tattoos. But what could be more appropriate for a trailblazing early American pioneer than a powerful bourbon? As the great, great uncle of Abram Bowman (That’s the “A” in A. Smith Bowman), Colonel…

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Today in Gear: July 24, 2013

Porsche Steve McQueen Racing Jacket This jacket pays homage to an icon who inspired and generated envy in dudes the world over — for his cars and driving skills almost as much as for his acting and inherent coolness. It’s got a supremely vintage, look with McQueen’s signature on the front among other logos, a…

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Today in Gear: April 23, 2013

Foldable Japanese Rubber Boots These Japanese-made wellies are at home in rice fields and on puddled city streets alike. They fold up and buckle into a neat package — thanks to ultra-flexible rubber construction — for stowage in the most boot-austere locations. $129 (★) Icona Vulcano Supercar The mysterious Icona Vulcano supercar just debuted in…

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Give the grocery bag a rest

Kaufmann Mercantile Nickel-Plated Aluminum Lunch Box

Even if your daily commute doesn’t vary with job sites, the Kaufmann Mercantile Nickel-Plated Aluminum Lunch Box ($79) should make you envious as a hungry kid in a cafeteria. The box is built to protect your kelp chips bag of cool ranch Doritos and alfalfa sprouts beef & cheese sandwich in a large bottom compartment, while your beverage of choice (Highlife?) stays secure in an upper mesh wire.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide ’12

We don’t have to preach about how important fathers are, but we will anyway. This is the man who made you who you are, whether you like it or not — and since you’re reading this post now it looks like he’s done something right (at least we hope). With Father’s Day just around the…