The Standby: It turns out Kent Wang makes a pretty solid polo. [Dreams of Perfection]

The Boys of Summer: The latest from Saturdays, seen in the ideal setting: the beach. [Inventory]

Between the Buttons: A factory tour of an English button maker, and your daily dose of machinery. [S. E. H. Kelly]

Take It On the Chin: A rapper and a roots-rocker rate musicians’ beards by gnarliness. Rick Ross comes out on top, of course. [Vulture]

—R.B.

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