Latest Posts from TheManual.com Written by Ian Schwam

November 12, 2019
The Winter Parka is packed with innovative features but the real breakthrough is the revolutionary “featherless insulation technology.”
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November 11, 2019
We love the vintage-inspired, utterly rugged and yet versatile offerings from Wallace and Barnes
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November 5, 2019
The sweater is a versatile layer that works and looks great at both casual and formal gatherings.
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November 5, 2019
From that perfect Brando-esque motorcycle jacket to the comforting bulk of a World War-era shearling, we can slip on a leather jacket and not only be protected from the elements but also pro…
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November 1, 2019
Whether you choose a classic plaid, a minimal solid in a neutral color, or a bold graphic print, a flannel is destined to keep you warm while gaining you extra points for style.
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November 1, 2019
Because no one wants to dress like a Star Trek extra on their first trip to space.
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October 30, 2019
Sometimes just paring down the size of your pack can minimize overpacking.
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October 28, 2019
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and we're celebrating with a round-up of brands making it easy to think pink.
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October 28, 2019
Move over, Allbirds. There’s a new sustainable shoe in town. Let’s be honest. As much as we love the warm, fuzzy factor of President Obama’s favorite sustainable shoe, the …
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October 24, 2019
We all know how the saying goes: Sometimes, less is more. However, the "less" factor should be something that does "more" than just minimize what you carry.
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October 24, 2019
With a diaper backpack, your hands are free, the weight is balanced across your torso, and you don't have to fully relinquish your sense of style.
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October 24, 2019
One day soon, we’ll look back on our synthetic clothing fixation and wonder what the hell we were thinking.
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October 23, 2019
At first, yak wool seems like a rare find. But the more we researched, the more yak wool options popped up at every point on the apparel spectrum.
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October 23, 2019
The best men's dress boots offer both versatility and comfort so you can feel great about the way you look in any setting.
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October 21, 2019
Throw a pair of these into your gym bag and get ready to sweat.
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October 21, 2019
Fortify your feet with a pair of the best rubber boots and shoes. Our picks are both sensible and stylish.
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October 18, 2019
The parka is the undisputed heavy hitter of any winter outerwear lineup.
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October 16, 2019
Over the last decade, Mission Workshop has garnered a cult-like following for manufacturing some of the best technical bags.
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October 15, 2019
If you thought your favorite pair of leather boots could only be worn on the weekends or out in the field, think again.
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October 15, 2019
If your frantic, end-of-day routine involves coming home and dropping a Hansel-and-Gretel-style trail of keys, wallet, mail, phone, and gum wrappers throughout the house, you need a valet tr…
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