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Chokers for Men, Surviving a Red-Eye and John Malkovich’s New Menswear Line

Chokers for Men, Surviving a Red-Eye and John Malkovich’s New Menswear Line

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Square Necklines: The A.V. Club has the first look at John Malkovich’s new menswear line for the discerning John Malkovich.

Choke Job: Today Show’s Matt Lauer has inexplicably jumped on the trend of chokers for men.

Well Red: GQ has put together this handy guide to looking fresh after taking a red-eye flight.

Nick Of Time: Two very well-adjusted guys at UrbanDaddy try to make sense of the premiere of the most anticipated season of The Bachelor yet.

Picture This: Valet talks to a professional smartphone photographer to get some tips on how to take better photos in the new year.

Political Streetwear, Vest Couples and Shopping Ethically

Political Streetwear, Vest Couples and Shopping Ethically

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Street Activism: Highsnobiety looks at how streetwear is rediscovering its political roots.

Vested Interest: Racked extols the joy and horror of the Vest Couple.

Good Taste: Fashionista has put together this handy guide to shopping ethically.

’Tisn’t the Season: Viewfinder gets a rare look inside the secret lives of mall Santas.

Feeling Sheepish: Bloomberg has the scoop on why Zegna is getting into the sheep farm business.

The Best Christmas Movie, 26 Japanese Brands to Know and Supreme’s Secret Sauce

The Best Christmas Movie, 26 Japanese Brands to Know and Supreme’s Secret Sauce

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Supremely Disappointed: Racked explains how cult-favorite streetwear brand Supreme’s secret sauce is collective grief.

National Treasure: HuffPo pens an ode to National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation as the best holiday movie ever made.

Brand Recognition: Highsnobiety names the 26 Japanese brands to know right now.

Yankee Swap: FiveThirtyEight has put together the ultimate guide to winning your white elephant gift exchange using game theory.

Pajama Party: The Washington Post warns against the troubling new trend of fashion labels trying to get you to wear pajamas on the street.

Fifth Avenue Flagships, the Uberization of Retail and Pantone’s Color of 2017

Fifth Avenue Flagships, the Uberization of Retail and Pantone’s Color of 2017

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Fifth Element: Glossy explains why the Fifth Avenue flagship hasn’t died yet.

Green Is Good: The New York Times has the scoop on Pantone’s announcement of their color of the year for 2017.

Talking Shop: Forbes names the seven industry trends to watch for in the new year, including the Uberization of retail.

Following Suit: The Fashion Law counts down the year’s top 10 fashion lawsuits.

Fastest Fashion: The Wall Street Journal tracks how a Zara coat went from design to on the rack in just 25 days.

Tom Ford, Self-Lacing Shoes and the Return of the Love Advent Calendar

Tom Ford, Self-Lacing Shoes and the Return of the Love Advent Calendar

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Making Spirits Bright: Love magazine is back at it again with their model-studded advent calendar for 2016.

James Addiction: Vulture makes the case that James Marsden has quietly become one of the best actors of his time.

Ford the River: GQ catches up with Tom Ford to talk sex, death and penetration, among other things.

Soak It Up: Amusing Planet dives deep into the fascinating history of Greek sponge diving.

Tie Again: The Cut wants you to know that Nike’s new self-lacing sneakers aren’t just a gimmick.

Wes Anderson x H&M, Authentic Bootlegs and Grenson Turns 150

Wes Anderson x H&M, Authentic Bootlegs and Grenson Turns 150

Today’s must-reads from around the Internet.

Wes World: H&M just released their latest ad, directed by Wes Anderson, and it might already be the frontrunner for best holiday movie of the year.

Real Fake: Fashionista explains why bootleg Gucci, to some, is more authentic than the real thing.

On Parr: The NY Times gets a look at Grenson’s 150 year old footwear factory through the lens of Martin Parr.

Haute Tech: Hypebeast wonders aloud, whether wearable tech will ever be fashionable.

Stadium Events: ESPN Magazine tells the curious tale of how a mediocre Nintendo game from 1987 has become the most coveted cartridge ever.