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Your Monthly Tumblr Debriefing

  • Najib Benouar

Tumblr

Tumblr. It’s a vast and mythical land of handsome #menswear, impossibly cool gentlemen and achingly beautiful photography.

The problem is, so much good stuff in one place can get overwhelming—which is why we, in our infinite wisdom, took it upon ourselves to travel the seemingly endless expanse of reblogs, product drops and street style photography to bring you a succinct recap of the last month in Tumblr-dom.

Without further ado, here’s everything you missed on Tumblr in the past month.»

Sideboobs and Double Monks: Five Tumblrs You Should Be Following

  • Najib Benouar

Fictional girlfriends aside, there are a lot of great things to be said about the fantastical escapism provided by the Internet.

And there’s no faster escape route than Tumblr. So since it’s Friday and we’ve got a long weekend ahead of us, we thought we’d help guide you on the pictorial menswear journey you’ll inevitably find yourself lost on, sometime in the next 72 hours. Whether you’re in the mood for super-sprezzatura, American nostalgia or just cool pictures of the extremely fashionable people traipsing around Europe—we’ve got you covered.

Herewith, the five #menswear Tumblrs you should be perusing this afternoon.»

The Re-Entry

  • Najib Benouar

Jansport backpack collaboration with Benny Gold and Pendleton

But, #Menswear?: The recent shirting predicament of Tumblr founder David Karp and a few words of advice from Esquire.

I Know Neapolitan Tailors on a First-Name Basis: Digging deeper into the secrets behind Wall Street’s affection for high-end tailoring.

Not Dior, Homey: An incomplete history of fashion name-dropping in rap.

Three Is the New Two: A sneak peak at the latest collaboration of 2013 (we’re still waiting on our predictions) between JanSport, Pendleton and Benny Gold.

Bikinis and Books, Together at Last

  • Najib Benouar

This clever diptych comes from our favorite new Tumblr of the day, Matchbook, which pairs the designs of classic novel covers to surprisingly similar bikini designs. It’s only a matter of time before it spurs a book club. (Count us in.)