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Style Essential: Tod’s Gommini Driving Mocs

Combine with your favorite driving gloves, a pair of aviators, a classic sports car, and the open road.  Driving mocs are designed with comfort in mind for long stretches of asphalt.  The semi-rigid suede upper moves with your feet to … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Jaguar E-type XKE Roadster

The leaping cat’s racing heritage took root in the 1940s and ’50s and sprouted in the ’60s and ’70s into some of the most beautiful sports cars ever to grace our roads.  Jaguar’s E-type roadster embodied an absolute love of … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Electra Cruiser

Electra has only been around since 1993, but their cruisers are synonymous with the laid back, slightly sporty SoCal aesthetic.  These are sturdy, comfortable bikes but it’s the graceful curves that make them such stylish and iconic rides.  Whether you’re … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Schott Classic Perfecto Leather Motorcycle Jacket

Popularized by silver screen icons like Marlon Brando and James Dean, Schott’s Perfecto jacket is an enduring homage to American rebellion and badassery.  This isn’t just a rough and tumble embrace of hooliganism, though; the Perfecto has some lasting power … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Dunhill Bulldog Keyfob

If a new key chain is all you need to set off your new whip, there aren’t a lot of grown-up choices out there that are both fun and not embarrassing.  Mini license plates with custom names?  Lame.  Bottle openers?  … Continue reading

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Style Essential: J.Press Nappa Leather and Cotton Knitted Driving Coloniare

For the open road, driving gloves are an essential tool for keeping comfortable and connected to your wheels.  The nappa leather provides cushioning and grip, and the knitted cotton backing of the J.Press driving colonaire provides better freedom of movement … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Vespa LX 50 4V Scooter

Considerably less menacing than a Harley V-Twin and considerably more enjoyable than pedaling, Vespas have been an integral part of the urban dolce vita since Europeans scoot-scooted out of the second world war.  The Vespa lifestyle may not be for … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Aston Martin DB5

Whether you’re saving the world (again), beating an overweight supervillan at golf, or just heading over to Trader Joe’s for a couple bottles of Two Buck Chuck, the timeless lines of the DB5 will get you there in style.  The … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Morgan Plus 4

With a visual style still grandly embracing the 1930s, Morgan mixes modern comfort and performance with nostalgia for the glory days of auto racing and touring.  This is the joy of a classic car without the headaches of a owning … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Chippewa 27862 Rally Motorcycle Boots

The exhilarating freedom afforded by motorcycles is seriously diminished if, every time you reach your destination, you have to change out of your fully-protective space suit and into something a little more casual and comfortable.  For durable, comfortable riding boots … Continue reading

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