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Patrycja Gardygajlo Is at a Segway-Optional Beach

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Bawse Hog: Bon Appetit sits down with foodie/gangster rapper Rick Ross to talk leftover lobster bisque, tilapia recipes and Wingstop. [Bon Appetite]

Pirelli-tively Tame: Vanity Fair Italia goes behind the scenes at the infamous Pirelli Calendar shoot. Surprisingly not NSFW. [Vanity Fair]

Americana in Paris: GQ is along for the ride as the Hill-Side crew takes Paris by storm. (We’re assuming they read our how-to on pastis beforehand.) [GQ]

Comic Contours: A Comic-Con recap that gets down to what’s really important: the ladies. [Cool Material]

How to Wear a Pinkie Ring (Cautiously)

Male jewelry is always a maze of conventions, but we recently ran across a particularly complex case via A Suitable Wardrobe: the pinkie ring.

A surprising number of well-dressed men have popped up wearing them, from Prince Charles to Jay-Z, so we understand a guy getting curious—but this is dangerous territory.

Like most affectations—a monocle, for instance—if you’ve got any doubt in your mind, don’t do it. It’s not a necessity. The success rate isn’t even all that high. If you know what’s good for you, you’ll take a walk right now, forget all this pinkie ring nonsense and go back to your easy, comfortable life of wingtips and oxford shirts.

But if you’re feeling stubborn, here’s how to make it work...»

Lee Cropper is Slipping Into Something Even More Comfortable

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]