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GEAR: Roland Sands Design Helmets

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The other day we were checking out the killer jackets on the Roland Sands Design site and we thought to ourselves, “it would be awesome if Roland Sands started selling helmets.” Sick idea right? Then we went down a few […]

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FEATURE: Ice Cream Lab, Beverly Hills

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There’s nothing better than seeing a couple young entrepreneurs trying to make good. Actually… Young enterpreneurs who open a killer ice cream shop in the middle of Beverly Hills who also happen to be our friends is much, much better. Introducing the […]

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FEATURE: Bring sexy back to bed

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Gentlemen, if we were to take a random poll as to what you found sexy for a woman to wear to bed, we are pretty sure we’d get some very decisive answers. Lingerie.  Lace bra and panties.  A nightie.  Anything […]

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GEAR: VSTR Nomadic Backpack

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VSTR – Nomadic Pack from Monster Children TV on Vimeo. One of the tenets of Essential Style for Men? Having fun. And we’re not exclusive to having fun simply by going out, dressing well and hanging out with your friends. […]

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ICON: Exteta

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Let’s talk about your backyard for a minute. Have you ever wished the same amount of time and effort you put into the interior of your house was also placed into the exterior area of your home? Are you a […]

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FEATURE: Ride Like a Badass

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Last week, we hit up our friends over at Icon Motorsports to see if they had anything new they wanted to feature on ESM. I think we may have been inspired by the folks over at Silodrome who have been […]

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GEAR: BeoPlay A9

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Of all the publications we subscribe to, nothing is more satisfying than receiving a new issue of the Robb Report. It’s probably because of the aspirational aspect of things – not like we can really afford half of what’s published – […]

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FEATURE: Welcome to Loafer Heaven

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If you’re a regular subscriber to GQ like us, you’ve read one of their most recent articles extolling the virtues of owning loafers. Loafers with jeans, loafers with suits, loafers with shorts… hell you can wear loafers with no pants […]

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FEATURE: The Esquire Network

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Hey dude, think you can keep a secret? Yeah? There is one little secret we’ve had for ESM:  It’s the dream to eventually make it a TV show.  One that features the best in a man’s lifestyle but one that […]

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DREAM GARAGE: Kuratas from Suidobashi Heavy Industry

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We are officially living in the future. A future where comic books are multi-million dollar movies, a future where everything is running on computers and a future where regular human beings can actually operate a “mech”. For all those of […]

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FEATURE: Dress like Stirling Archer

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Last weekend we had a two-day Archer TV show marathon on Netflix. Two entire days of unadulterated, narcassistic, hilarious and well-dressed imaginary secret spy adventures in the comforts of our own home. So awesome. Over those two days, we also […]

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GEAR: Sparrows Uncuff Link

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It’s Valentines Day. You’ve done all your prep work by ordering flowers a week in advance.  You’ve had dinner reservations since December.  You just washed your car. What other type of preparation needs to be done? For all those guys […]