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Your Guide to the 2014 Menswear Holiday Gift Guides

  • Kempt Staff

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Happens right around this time every year, like clockwork: you need to find gifts to give...

And, more importantly: gifts to receive.

But time is too precious to spend leafing through the overwhelming number of gift guides out there—filled with enough gadgetry, machinery and sockery to need another guide just to get through all of them... So that’s exactly what we’re doing, culling through it all—and pulling out the best stuff in this handy be-all, end-all guide.

Herewith, your guide to the menswear holiday gift guides.»

Now Online: Gitman Vintage Made to Order

  • Kempt Staff

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Our brothers-in-stylish-arms over at UrbanDaddy just tipped us off to the new online made-to-order operation from Gitman Vintage.

Which is great news, considering the only way you could get your own custom Gitman Vintage shirt until now was by visiting them in Pennsylvania, catching them at a trunk show or opening a hip men’s shop.

Now it’s all online with a slick interface that makes it way too easy to turn your favorite oxford cloth, chambray and indigo patchwork from the Gitman archives into button-down popovers.

Let’s take a closer look, shall we...»

DC United’s Ben Olsen on Coaching Style and Personal Swagger

  • Jeff Dufour

MLS: Champions League-Waterhouse FC at D.C. UnitedBen Olsen has been a fixture with DC United since 1997, as a player and now as their head coach. This year, he authored the greatest turnaround in MLS history, as United went from three wins in 2013 to 17 wins this year and the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs.

Our colleagues at UrbanDaddy DC recently caught up with Olsen, but we’ve got the full interview after the jump, including a few additional nuggets of wisdom that didn’t make it into the article...»

First Look: Read Wall MTM Lands in NYC

  • Kempt Staff

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Our friends at UrbanDaddy New York come bearing good news for anyone in the market for a traditional American-made (to measure) suit in the Big Apple...

Because Read Wall, the Americana-bent menswear label from Washington, DC, has just opened a showroom in the Flatiron District, replete with overstuffed leather couches, bourbon and a fellow named Paul who knows his way around an old-fashioned measuring tape.

And plenty more handsomeness. Take a look after the jump.»