Flipping through The Manual: Custom knives, cozy jackets, a collapsible helmet

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.

Fall style: Discount shirt jackets to help you stay warm yet cool

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Most shirts are unsuited for brisk weather, yet so are heavy jackets. To help you find some of the best shirt jackets out there, we thought we’d share several on-sale items from Huckberry’s Fall Shirt Shop. Coupon code included.

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Bespoke catering with Riviera Caterers CEO Andrew Cavitolo


When Andrew Cavitolo, CEO of Riviera Caterers, joined his family’s fourth generation New York City company, he knew he was going to change the game. Thanks to his lead, Riviera now works closely with customers to develop an events blend bespoke design aesthetics with high-quality cuisine.

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Feasting: Fall’s best pumpkin recipes from chef Joel Gamoran

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Fall’s in full swing, and nothing knows it better than our kitchens. Chef Joel Gamoran of Sur La Table shares his best pumpkin recipes of the season.

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The Closca Fuga can save your life… and fit in your bag

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Foldable helmets rarely meet the standards set by the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Thankfully, the Closca Fuga does so within a collapsible frame that measures a mere 2.36 inches in height when pressed down for storage.

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Custom knives by Middleton Made Knives

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If you spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you know how important it is to have a well made chef knife. Explore hand-crafted, custom knives by Middleton Made Knives made in Charleston, South Carolina by master bladesmith Quintin Middleton.

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Six candles that smell like autumn

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Falll is glorious, especially considering the smell of the season. Whether you want to enhance nature’s olfactive bounty or like to infuse your home with a reminder of the changing colors outside, light a match and light these suckers up.

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