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Well, at least to get you started on them.
The appeal and efficacy of a CrossFit workout is that any single session can include a variety of movements, from heavy lifting, to agility, to straight-up gymnastics. It takes a certain kind of range to be able to handle all of the ...
 
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We are living in the golden age of men's hair and grooming.
There's a renaissance in men’s hair happening right now. As opposed to overly gelled combovers and embarrassing faux hawks, men are are requesting for haircuts their grandfathers once sported. They're also growing their beards, shaping them to look less like a mountain ...
 
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Take some inspiration from these old-school kicks.
Classic sneakers have inspired the bulk of modern sneaker-wearing. Canvas high-tops, suede low-tops, leather tennis shoes—you name it, every sneaker you like right now likely takes inspiration from the past. Obviously, sports had an especially profound impact on sneakers, like track, tennis, ...
 
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Take the pain out of flying with these stress-beating essentials.
Hell is other people coughing next to you on a long-haul flight, layover, or train journey. In an effort to make your holiday less miserable, we've picked the items that will make your time in transit a little less hellish—no matter what ...
 
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The metal of kings is in the spotlight.
Does strapping on a gold beater transmit an inelegant greasiness? Too brash? Too much? But what’s wrong with that? A shiny ticker hewn from the metal of kings can be an emblem of a hard-won triumph or memento from a sentimental father. ...
 
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Your field guide to Manila's best stockists.
The internet keeps the hype train going, but streetwear is still very much tied to the traditional retail concept—if you haven't lined up outside a store for a big release, are you really a streetwear fan?Besides that the nice thing about streetwear is ...
 
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A true watch fan will be able to tell the timepiece you’re wearing (and measure your net worth) with little more than a passing glance at your wrist. Here is a rundown of the telltale giveaways that distinguish an essential watch from the pack.
After a few drinks at a 50th Anniversary Homecoming Reunion (you know how we love those), a man who was easily 20 years younger suddenly trailed off midsentence as he fixed a stare at my left wrist. I thought he was just ...
 
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Card cases. Bifolds. Zip-arounds. Pick your favorite.
A wallet is the one of the few essential accessories that's just as much about function as it is about style. It's worth having a nice one, too—it's a small detail that elevates your entire look. Whether you need just a few ...
 
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Invest wisely.
Every guy should have a leather jacket. Like a tailored suit or great pair of jeans, it's one of those pieces that will last longer than any sort of trend. Plus, leather jackets get even better with age. From shearling lining to ...
 
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Update your footwear arsenal.
One of the great things about the holiday season is that the weather is cool enough to wear boots, but not so cold and wet (and slushy) that you have to wear giant moon boots with tank treads on your feet. Which ...
 
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Because the contents of your washbag are as important as your wardrobe.
Remember the days when you'd throw a toothbrush, a disposable razor and can of cheap antiperspirant into your washbag and be on your merry way? Thankfully, we’ve come a long way since then—although it's fair to say that the number of grooming ...
 
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A tribute to the most versatile trainer of them all.
As first world problems go, saying that there are too many options when it comes to styles of trainers is up there with vocalizing that you’re just, like, so sick of eating lunch at Pret, or that you can’t find the time ...
 
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The essential building blocks of your personal style.
The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected ...
 
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Today's timepieces that will become tomorrow's vintage classics
Looking to buy a watch that looks great and will rise in value? Here are pieces with real investment potential.1 Vacheron Constantin Fiftysix Self-WindingOne of the oldest watch brands in the world, Vacheron Constantin have been producing world-class timepieces since 1755—which makes ...
 
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These are the classics that will stay with you through the years.
Once in a while, a trendy accessory comes along—an ugly sneaker or a hypeworthy murse—and if they're your thing, we encourage you to indulge and exercise your individuality. But they shouldn't be your only move. The items on this list aren't sexy or exciting, but ...
 
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Are your sneakers weird enough for 2018?
Blame Demna Gvasalia, the anti-fashion fashion wunderkind behind label of the moment Vetements, as well as hallowed Paris fashion house Balenciaga (it’s Gvasalia who is responsible for the Triple S trainer, pictured above). Blame the insistent Nineties revival, blame the end of ...
 
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Find out in Esquire's video series, 'Re-Fashioned.'
Welcome to Re-Fashioned, Esquire’s YouTube series that highlights the trends in fashion that are blazing the comeback trail and how you can be the first to rock them in your everyday life.They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. If ...
 
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Don't get caught without these knitwear staples.
While it's fine to follow the trends from time to time, the best strategy when building a wardrobe is to anchor it to the classics. Especially when it comes to knitwear. That doesn't mean you can't have a little fun with cut, ...
 
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Grooming essentials to get you looking right.
Let's be real: A lot of the holidays are spent at home drinking copious amounts of soul-warming whiskey and bottles of wine. Bring some old friends into the picture and you got yourself a hangover. Before your extended family calls you out ...
 
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These timekeepers from jewelry and fashion brands are definitely no slouches.
Let's pretend that you invested a crazy amount in Bitcoin (back when it cost less than P500) and now are rolling in a seven-figure sum. What should you do? Reinvest it? Put it in bonds? Nope. Get a very fancy watch for ...
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