• Dyson Cool AM06 Bladeless Desk Fan

    Dyson Cool AM06 Bladeless Desk Fan

    Dyson products — fans and vacuums — are notoriously expensive. But that’s because they work as good as they look. Dyson’s Cool fans are our favorite fans because they push out a ton of airflow. The only kicker is that they’re pretty noisy fans, which means sleeping at night with one [...]

  • Golden Bear Kentfield Jacket

    Golden Bear Kentfield Jacket

    Pack those heavy sweaters and put away the pea coats because spring is here, baby. Time to bust out the light jackets and sports jackets and soak in that breezy air. Golden Bear’s Kentfield Jacket is made in San Francisco from 50 percent cotton and 50 percent polyester. Plaid lining, [...]

  • Nokia Lumia 930

    Nokia Lumia 930

    To cut right to the chase: the Nokia Lumia 930 is a Nokia Lumia Icon for the rest of the world, which isn’t a bad thing at all. You still get the stunning monolithic premium design, 5-inch 1920 x 1080 resolution touchscreen, 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 20-megapixel PureView [...]

  • Nike Lunar Internationalist

    Nike Lunar Internationalist

    We’re not sure if Nike is taking inspiration from Saucony and New Balance or what, but we’re liking it. The Nike Lunar Internationalist features ultra lightweight “Lunarlon” cushioning to provide evenly distributed shock across the foot. The Nike-invented foam also helps reduce painful pressure points on your foot, which means [...]

  • Nikon 1 J4

    Nikon 1 J4

    The Nikon 1 J4 is the followup to last year’s J3. With fierce competition on every side (Sony A5000 and Olympus OM-D E-M10, to name two), Nikon had no choice but to upgrade its mirrorless camera. The J4 packs an 18.4-megapixel AF CMOS sensor, Expeed 4A image processing engine, ISO [...]

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Dyson Cool AM06 Bladeless Desk Fan

Dyson Cool AM06 Bladeless Desk Fan

Dyson products — fans and vacuums — are notoriously expensive. But that’s because they work as good as they look. Dyson’s Cool fans are our favorite fans because they push out a ton of airflow. The only kicker is that they’re pretty noisy fans, which means sleeping at night with one [...]

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Golden Bear Kentfield Jacket

Golden Bear Kentfield Jacket

Pack those heavy sweaters and put away the pea coats because spring is here, baby. Time to bust out the light jackets and sports jackets and soak in that breezy air. Golden Bear’s Kentfield Jacket is made in San Francisco from 50 percent cotton and 50 percent polyester. Plaid lining, [...]

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Food & Drinks

Chemex Classic Coffeemakers

Chemex Classic Coffeemakers

There’s a variety of ways to brew coffee and if you’re looking for a french press, Bodum has you covered, and if you’re looking to make drip brew, a solid choice is a Chemex coffeemaker. The Classic series by Chemex Coffeemakers is a visually elegant design that makes delicious coffee. [...]

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District Laptop Duffel by HEX

District Laptop Duffel by HEX

California-based brand, HEX are makers of bags and phone cases. HEX subscribes to a minimalist yet functional design aesthetic and makes all products with quality durable materials. We were looking for an all-in-one casual and business bag that can carry our laptop, notebooks and even gym clothes. This bag is [...]

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Tech

Nokia Lumia 930

Nokia Lumia 930

To cut right to the chase: the Nokia Lumia 930 is a Nokia Lumia Icon for the rest of the world, which isn’t a bad thing at all. You still get the stunning monolithic premium design, 5-inch 1920 x 1080 resolution touchscreen, 2.2GHz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 20-megapixel PureView [...]

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Style

Nike Lunar Internationalist

Nike Lunar Internationalist

We’re not sure if Nike is taking inspiration from Saucony and New Balance or what, but we’re liking it. The Nike Lunar Internationalist features ultra lightweight “Lunarlon” cushioning to provide evenly distributed shock across the foot. The Nike-invented foam also helps reduce painful pressure points on your foot, which means [...]

by × April 10, 2014 ×

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Nikon 1 J4

Nikon 1 J4

The Nikon 1 J4 is the followup to last year’s J3. With fierce competition on every side (Sony A5000 and Olympus OM-D E-M10, to name two), Nikon had no choice but to upgrade its mirrorless camera. The J4 packs an 18.4-megapixel AF CMOS sensor, Expeed 4A image processing engine, ISO [...]

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Archimede Pilot 45 Hand Wound Watch

Archimede Pilot 45 Hand Wound Watch

Archimede Watches are on a short list of watch companies we love. Their designs are classic and clean. The Pilot series by Archimede reminds us of vintage Hamilton watches. The barebones look of a Hamilton coupled with a modern size and movement, make Archimede watches prime for consumers looking for [...]

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Cole Haan LunarGrand Apron Oxford Shoes

Cole Haan LunarGrand Apron Oxford Shoes

Cole Haan makes well-built, stylish shoes with incredibly comfortable insoles. The outer are made with premium leather and the insoles utilize Nike’s Lunarlon Technology. The LunarGrand Apron Oxford shoes offer a stylish design with a fun sole. These shoes are perfect for a khaki or light-colored suit. Price: $198 Source: [...]

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Sperry Cloud Logo Drifter 2-Eye Canvas Boat Shoes

Sperry Cloud Logo Drifter 2-Eye Canvas Boat Shoes

We’re pumped about leaving winter and entering the warm spring season and them dogs (Feet) need to breathe! Slippers or flip-flops are a great idea, but not practical for serious walking, therefore our next option is boat shoes. Sperry makes some of the most popular boat shoes and they’re great, [...]

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Brooks Brothers Solid Heathered Knit Tie

Brooks Brothers Solid Heathered Knit Tie

Knit ties are quickly becoming extinct with the warm weather, however a bit of knit is acceptable. Some knit ties are heavy and warm, but knit that is made with silk and linen is perfect for the spring season (Not summer) as it is light and breathable. Brooks Brothers makes [...]

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Food & Drinks

Village Voice Choice Eats 2014 Recap

Village Voice Choice Eats 2014 Recap

Choice Eats 2014 was another great event by Village Voice. The Voice always brings quality food and drink companies and Choice Eats 2014 was no exception. The event took place on Tuesday, March 25th at Basketball City in Lower Manhattan. The new venue was not a big factor, but we [...]

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Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker

Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker

When you need to play your music loud, your smartphone’s tiny built-in speaker just won’t do. Small enough to fit into your pocket, the Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker makes for a great smartphone companion. Whether it’s for a small party or the office, the Logitech X100 Mobile Wireless Speaker [...]

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Ace Apps, Features

Ace Apps: ‘Google Chrome’ for Reducing Mobile Data

Ace Apps: ‘Google Chrome’ for Reducing Mobile Data

In a perfect world, mobile data plan caps wouldn’t exist, and we’d all be free to use as much data as we want. Sadly, bandwidth costs money and in today’s world of high data consumption, staying within the limits of our data caps is a real daily concern. For me, [...]

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Sony a7S

Sony a7S

Sony is killing it right now. Between its APS-C A5000/a6000 and full-frame Sony a7/a7r, the company just can’t do any wrong when it comes to designing stylish (and spec-ed out) compact mirrorless cameras. The third member of the a7 family, the a7S is a full-frame compact mirrorless camera, but with [...]

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Illesteva Tribeca Sunglasses

Illesteva Tribeca Sunglasses

Finding the right pair of sunglasses is always a challenge. But once you’ve figured out what types of frames fit your face best, it all comes down to a design. At Dapper Guide, we’ve always skewed towards a classic look. Some recent favorites include the Warby Parker Downing and Shwood [...]

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Features, Style 101

Style 101: Elbow Pads Are Back

Style 101: Elbow Pads Are Back

Elbow pads used to be geeky — in a “only wear if you’re a substitute teacher” kind of way. But as with all clothing trends, what’s old is new, and what’s dorky is cool again. Whether they’re jackets, blazers or sweaters, elbow pads add an extra look of toughness, even [...]

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Sonntagsstaat Bike Valet

Sonntagsstaat Bike Valet

The Bike Shelfie isn’t the only way to hang your bicycle in a small apartment. Sonntagsstaat’s Bike Valet is a slick alternative bike shelf made from Northern European Birch and dark Walnut wood. Similar to the Shelfie, the 36 x 32 x 13 cm Bike valet has a compartment for [...]

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Chiba Hat by Goorin Brothers

Chiba Hat by Goorin Brothers

The fedora is one of the best styles of men’s hats ever designed. Honestly, the fedora takes a special man to pull it off. He must be confident and full of conviction. If you have the fortitude to wear one, get one of the best in the game. We’ve featured Goorin [...]

by × April 3, 2014 ×

Food & Drinks, Reviews

Tout Mais Le Coller by The Bruery Review

Tout Mais Le Coller by The Bruery Review

The Bruery is one of our favorite craft breweries for their aggressively flavored belgian style beers. On a recent trip to California we stopped over at The Bruery for a tasting. We had a tough time deciding on beers to try so we ordered over twenty. Out of all the [...]

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