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Julia Stegner Is Suspicious of Anything Between Her and the Pool

Ride, Lara, Ride: Lara Stone takes a ride in an SL Roadster. Naturally, we are intrigued. [Selectism]

Our Powers Combine: The Ace Hotel teams up with Tokyo’s legendary Beams for a crop of handsome gear, including some of the best gloves we’ve seen all year. [T Magazine]

Gesundheit: A photoset proudly displaying the political handkerchiefs of the 19th century, in case you’ve ever wanted to blow your nose on a Whig. [Archival Clothing]

The World’s Largest Negroni Is Here: In New Orleans this summer, a group of well-dressed bartenders mixed together the largest Negroni on earth, equal to about 900 normal-sized cocktails. God bless America. [Vimeo]

Lara Stone Has Killed a Bear

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Thoroughly Basted: A (slightly delayed) peek behind the scenes at Michael Bastian’s New York Fashion Week show. Loving the windowpane plaid. [The Grungy Gentleman]

The Full Stripe: An archival look at one of our pre-fall favorites: the long sleeved polo shirt. Specifically, the rugby variety. [Archival Clothing]

The Wheel of Time: ACL goes watch-chopping at Breitling, and turns up some pretty handsome pieces. [A Continuous Lean]

The World Is a Strange and Frightening Place: The Parisian café where Galliano issued his self-immolating rant is now a hot spot with the fashion crowd. Because, of course. [NYTimes]

Under the Sheets

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Morning Bell: That’s Daria Werebowy, Kate Moss and Lara Stone, in case you didn’t recognize them from their eyebrows. What they’re doing under there is anyone’s guess. [Fashion Gone Rogue]

The Secondhand Shoe: Jesse Thorn breaks down the economics of eBay shoes. In a word: awesome. [Put This On]

On the Roof: We’ve said it before, but it bears repeating. Ruben Toledo has a very, very handsome house. [The Moment]

Higher Education: Dispirited by the American educational system, Bootsy Collins has taken reform into his own hands, starting the soon-to-be-legendary University of Funk. Remember this day. [Boing Boing]

Lara Stone Gets into the Handbag Business

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Heart of Stone: To the applause of the masses, Lara Stone takes over for Madonna as the scantily clad figure in well-lit print ads. [Luxist]

So Hot Right Now: The monocle trend—also known as Klink-chic—is apparently sweeping the west coast. Maybe driven by the magazine? [All the Rage]

The Doorman Will Thank You: Emily Post advises on matters of holiday tipping. [Lifehacker]

Two States: The designer of the 50 state American flag has just passed away. Perhaps an Americana tribute is in order? [Unbeige]

Lara Stone Joins the Academy

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Academy Fight Song: W Mag finds Lara Stone a headmistress gig. [Fashion Copious]

Don’t Get Shirty: Esquire drops a few work-appropriate shirts, including the increasingly beloved rounded club collar. Just don’t call it “Peter Pan.” [Esquire]

It’s Always Design Week Somewhere: Copenhagen Design Week sees the world’s first human car wash. [The Moment]

Just a Minute: A new site lets you spend a minute in almost any city in the world. [PSFK]