Author Archives: JRS

Fall Prep: Chocolate Leather

With Fall arriving shortly, let’s get focus on some preparations.  I’ve got a few posts like this coming in the next few weeks, so bare with me.  First, we’re going to talk about a seasonal shoe color that is finally ready to see the sunlight again.  Chocolate brown.  This shade really doesn’t get much play […]

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Jared - August 3, 2015 - 9:15 AM

Bro, don’t tempt me with this talk of imminent fall weather. We both know the heat won’t break here in Atlanta until the end of October. Nevertheless, solid list but it needs more boots.

Jeff - August 3, 2015 - 6:30 PM

In Austin, it’s 100 right now and supposed to be 104 in a couple of days. its hard to think about the refrigerator when you’re in the broiler. .

Head’s Up: The Mad Men Auction is Live

So the good folks at ScreenBid have 1384 items from the Mad Men series.  You won’t believe what’s there…everything you can think of, and a bunch of stuff that you forgot about.  Careful, this is a complete black hole…you’ll get lost and lose an hour or two in a hurry.  I mean, that’s what I […]

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#OrvisFlyFishing Trout Bum Contest – Hurry!

The good folks over at Orvis are having a #OrvisFlyFishing contest. Tag your fly-fishing adventure photos #orvisflyfishing on Instagram, Twitter, or Facebook and you could win an awesome prize package of fly-fishing gear and clothing from our men’s Trout Bum collection (above).  From personal experience, I got that quarter zip for my dad, and he […]

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Harbour Island Reverb: One Year

One year ago…not only did I marry my angel, but we got to experience Harbour Island for an extended period of time.  Looking back at some of my images:   Yes, we are planning our return trip for 2016.

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rick sjoholm - July 30, 2015 - 5:38 AM

What great memories!!! Happy First and count us in if room on the puddle jumper!

JRS Sr.

The Red Clay Soul Gifts for Guys Guide

I get questions readers quite frequently about what gifts to get for guys.  Whether its from a mother, wife, sister, brother, etc, for a wedding, graduation, groomsman gift, birthday, or Christmas, guys are TOUGH to buy for.  Clothes are tricky, as there is rarely an element of surprise (unless you just know…).  Gift certificates are […]

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Ryan - July 24, 2015 - 10:57 AM

A nice vintage watch. You don’t have to spend a ton to get a nice, interesting piece. Some vintage Omegas can be found in good shape for between $500-$1000. If you want to spend less, vintage pieces from brands like Longines or Tissot can be found in the $100-$300 range. Not to mention the cool stuff you can find from now defunct brands that died during the quartz crisis.

KC - July 27, 2015 - 10:44 PM

War Damn

Hudson W. - July 31, 2015 - 11:12 AM

JRS,
You’re a dawg,,,get that crap out of here!

Front Pocket Wallet People: I Found Something…

I’m a front pocket wallet guy…and I’m also a minimalist when it comes to my EDC.  I have been through a couple of front pocket wallets over the past year, and haven’t landed on the right solution.  I used a traditional card case for quite some time, but it ended up stretching out to the […]

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Neil D - July 23, 2015 - 12:37 PM

I carry something similar, along with a simple Tiffany money clip (wedding present) for cash. Been a good combo for me.

Seve - July 23, 2015 - 3:49 PM
RHW - July 27, 2015 - 9:22 AM

Check out Chester Mox…

I’ve carried their card case #52 in No. 8 Horween for about 4 years now (along with a money clip for bills). My CM holds driver license and ccw permit, two debit cards, a credit card, and two paper business cards with ease. It’s 4.25″ x 2.8″.

Drake’s At East Dane

Team: Looking to seriously up your tie game?  Drake’s, as most of you know, are arguably the nicest ties in the world.  There is a really nice sale on a nice selection of Drake’s ties over on East Dane. There aren’t many left, so get some while the gettin’s good…  

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