Tequila Ciudad Blanco Review - Cocktail Enthusiast

Tequila Ciudad Blanco Review - Cocktail Enthusiast

Hey, I’ve got nothing against leering luchadores and dancing skeletons. But it’s refreshing to see the modern approach that Tequila Ciudad has taken in its presentation. The brand, which currently sells its Blanco, Reposado and Anejo varieties in more than 27 U.S. states, comes in a decanter-esque bottle that deserves to be refilled and reused long after its original contents have run dry. Both its label—and an etching on the back of the glass—depict the street grids of Mexico City.

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In Defense of Topcoats - Land's End Journal

In Defense of Topcoats - Land's End Journal

It’s tough to be a topcoat. What was once a staple of every man’s wardrobe has been mothballed to near obscurity, and is today found chiefly in thrift shops, black-and-white movies, and the back of your father’s closet. But before the topcoat goes the way of the hat (a moment of silence), the case for its defense—and re-adoption—must be made.

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Boston's Modern Cocktail Classics - Bevvy

Boston's Modern Cocktail Classics - Bevvy

here’s a unique stage in a cocktail’s progression, when it’s far outlasted a menu but isn’t quite immortalized as a genuine classic in the pages of a recipe book. It might not yet be a household name, but in the microcosm of its home bar—and for those in the know—it’s a legend. In this state, it could be best described as a “modern classic.”

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The Guide: Donegal - Blank Label

The Guide: Donegal - Blank Label

Donegal refers to a type of wool fabric that was traditionally spun in Donegal County, Ireland. It is characterized by the opposing flecks of color in its weave, which gives it a heathered effect when viewed up close. This makes it much more casual than a solid weave—and allows it to be worn in many different ways.

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Client Q&A: Field Yates - Blank Label

Client Q&A: Field Yates - Blank Label

Field Yates is an NFL reporter and co-host of the Fantasy Focus Football podcast: he’s also a Blank Label client and knows a thing or two about style. We spoke to Yates about dressing for TV versus real life, how he discovered custom, and (naturally) who he thinks is the best-dressed player in the league.

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Drinking in Tokyo's Bar High Five - Cocktail Enthusiast

Drinking in Tokyo's Bar High Five - Cocktail Enthusiast

To say that Bar High Five comes highly recommended is a whopper of an understatement. The Tokyo cocktail den has become a permanent fixture on international best-of lists, and achieved household name-status among bartenders the world over. So on a recent trip to Japan, my two brothers and I decided to cap our two-week tour off with a visit to the hallowed watering hole.

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Editing Your Closet - Blank Label

Editing Your Closet - Blank Label

Editing, by its basic definition, is modifying and condensing something until it has reached its best form. Most often we think of how it applies to writing, photography, and film. But your closet can greatly benefit from some smart editing, too.

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