The Effortless Guide to Cocktails: The Old-Fashioned

May 10, 2011

Drinking ain’t what it used to be. Back in college, you could meander down to the local pub with your bros and order rounds of Jager Bombs till you vomited on your shoes and the bartender cut you off, and no one would blink an eye.

Fast forward several years, and you’ve blossomed into a career-driven, upstanding gent-in-training looking to class it up a bit, but still have a good time when you’re out at the bars.

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The Low-down on Fifth&Brannan: Who we are, what we’re doing, why you should care

May 5, 2011

So EG has been around for about a year and a half, which I just realized when I started writing this article. I released a one year anniversary post last November, highlighting some of the cool stuff we’ve discussed so far.

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Bagging it up: Carrying the ten essentials

May 2, 2011

When I’m out and about, I don’t like carrying much. Having to haul stuff is so burdensome, so I make sure whatever I do have is completely necessary and can fit in my pockets. If for some reason I must carry more than I can hold, I take one of my bags along with me. A messenger is my shape of choice. It’s utilitarian, and not pursey or womanly at all; it can carry a good amount, but at the same time, isn’t too huge.

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The Evolution of Fashion (or, why classic style is the best style)

April 28, 2011

If you’ve been reading this site for any length of time, you’ll know I’m a bit anti-fashion, meaning I’m against going 100% trendy, or following trends to the letter because, well, they pass. To be more accurate, fashion trends (re)cycle every 20 years or so. Have you noticed?

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Ten essentials: 10 things I can’t live without / use daily / bring with me everywhere… plus 5&B launch event news

April 25, 2011

Since a lot of you guys were asking what items I have and can’t live without, I thought I’d compile this list. I could live without some of these (maybe), so think of it as a list of things I use daily or happen to bring with me everywhere.

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