Flipping through The Manual: Elegant homes, whiskey glasses, gift-worthy watches

Burned out on apps, keyboards, and screens? Improve your analog life this weekend! Digital Trends’ brother site The Manual exists to give men straight-up advice, from unspoken suit rules you need to know to the latest in fashion, food, drink, travel, grooming, and culture. Here are a few of our favorite stories to appear on The Manual lately.

Give the gift of class with The Manual’s holiday watch guide

Shore Watces

Gifting a friend or family member a stylish and classy watch is the gift that never stops giving. Here are five of our favorite watch brands from 2015.

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Man School 101: Winterizing your car

Winter Road

Winter is here, if not coming to a city near you. Fortunately, we’ve pulled together a few tips and tricks to help you winterize your car for the months ahead.

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Finally, a glass designed specifically for top-shelf whiskey


Unfortunately, purpose-built, drink-specific glassware is still mostly confined to the realm of craft beer and wine. Nobody has really ventured too deep into the world of glassware that’s scientifically optimized for craft spirits — until now, that is.

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Micro Guide: Southern Louisiana

Food 2

Here’s where to play, eat, and sleep in the Bayou State’s southern half — the most authentically Cajun region in the country.

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Hudson Woods brings together architecture, design and nature

Mountain 2

Lang Architects gathered the finest makers like SMEG, Kaufmann Mercantile and more to create an idyllic development in New York.

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Acustom Apparel: The Custom Future


With Acustom Apparel’s advanced body scanning technology, custom clothing has never been more accurate or affordable.

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