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Aug 31st, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

  • A vision of the perfect life in Normandy wearing the perfect boots. [Le Chameau] [Pictured]
  • The environmental crisis in your closet. [Newsweek]
  • These first hand photos from the Vietnam War sat in a shoebox for 40 years. [Daily Mail]
  • Read this book about American manufacturing. [Factory Man]
  • Polo Ralph Lauren’s newly launched modern take on menswear. [Bloomingdale's] [Sponsored]

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SIGNALS

Jul 27th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

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  • Reclaiming the southern old growth timber that built New York City. [The New York Times]
  • Converse gave the Chuck Taylor the Nike treatment. [Converse]
  • Inside the Levi’s Eureka Innovation Lab in San Francisco. [High Snobiety]
  • Worth $840M and Tony Hsieh lives in a trailer Park. Stay humble. [The New York Times]
  • The dapper sportswriters of the late 1930s make it clear just how poorly modern sports writers dress. [ACL Archives] [Pictured]

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Jul 13th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

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  • The humble pen is making a high tech comeback. Really? [Wired]
  • A solid list of summer reads. [The Hand & Eye]
  • Is Made in USA all hype? [Fashionista]
  • RIP Christian Audigier. Let us all revel in his ridiculous GQ profile. [GQ]
  • Thoughts on the Sponsorgram. [OM.co]
  • Bob Seger is the Bruce Springsteen of the Midwest. Making Night Moves. [Wall Street Journal]

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Apr 20th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

  • Aether Apparel goes inside the incredible world of Icon trucks. [Aether] [Pictured]
  • L.A.’s most Iconic burgers. Who’s hitting Bill’s in Sherman Oaks with me? [Eater]
  • The complete footage of The Last Waltz. [YouTube h/t Matt K.]
  • Chloe Sevigny in all of her glory. [Maxim]
  • The famous Joseph Mitchell’s story of McSorley’s. [The New Yorker]

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Apr 13th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

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  • An ode to the classic Coleman cooler. [WSJ Off Duty]
  • Italian American. Lardini lands stateside at Club Monaco. [Bloomberg Pursuits]
  • What goes into making the most iconic piece of American clothing. [Valet]
  • Tiffany & Co. retooled their watch line-up with some handsome new pieces. [Forbes]
  • Here’s why J.Crew’s top secret chinos are so special. [Hello J.Crew] [Pictured]

Bonus: 38 must try New York City restaurants. [Eater]

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SIGNALS

Apr 6th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

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  • The fascinating 1920s adventures of the real MGM lion. [Mashable] [Pictured]
  • The best shoe shine place in the world discovered in…Tokyo (shocker). [Grown Man Style]
  • Incredible images of our very own “pale blue dot”. [The New York Times]
  • An endearing look at one of the last Pie and Mash shops in Hoxton, London [Vimeo via Eater]
  • ACL and Bloomingdale’s team up to celebrate West Coast style. [Bloomingdale's]

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Mar 30th, 2015 | Categories: SIGNALS | by Michael Williams

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  • Literally talking shop with Taavo Somer of Freemans fame. [The Hand & Eye] [Pictured]
  • Meet Denver’s own all-American-made Berkeley Supply. [Vimeo via Berkeley Supply]
  • Your walls will thank you for these highly tasteful posters. [WAX]
  • Baxter of California made a nice little video about Riley, a LA based stuntman. [YouTube]
  • My take on the Makers Movement and the new USA made Target Collective. [A Bullseye View]

Bonus: The ACL morning routine. [Harry's Five O'Clock]

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