Sucker for Seersuckers

Chances are you’ve come across seersucker in your travels. A staple of spring and summer fashion, this thin, puckered, cotton fabric traditionally has a white base with light blue striping;  modern interpretations (like ours!) have incorporated other colors into the seersucker palate.

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StyleJosh Rubin
Chino Shorts For Every Occasion

This spring, let the sun’s return propel you into nature, and bring  your style along for the ride. Introducing life/after/denim’s Luna Short: thanks to its lightweight, 100% cotton twill, and handsome lines, his short is perfect for every spring occasion.

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StyleJosh Rubin
Lightweight Sweaters for the Heavyweight Crown

The sad song of winter is gone, but the summer hasn’t started belting out its fiery hits just yet. Enter: spring. Too often the joy of spring gets lost to the uncertainty of the weather. You can leave the house expecting 75 degrees and sunny only to have that dream blown away by a mid-morning windstorm. Prepare for everything spring throws at you with the right layer.

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StyleJosh Rubin
10 Essential Tech Products You Didn’t Know You Needed

Each of us has his own essential tech collection. After scouring the internet and talking to real men from across the country, we’ve put together a compelling list of 10 of the most essential, badass pieces of tech out there. Rather than including the obvious contenders, we specifically looked for more obscure items that you may not already know about. Ready to upgrade your gear list? Let’s dive right in.

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PlayTyler Cooper
From Clubhouse to Penthouse

Your home is your place to unpack and unwind, and (like anything, really) it should be personal and well-defined. Sure, channels like HGTV and shows like “Design on a Dime” can be good references, but in reality, no home can be completely transformed in the time of an episode. There are, however, small things you can do to turn your home from clubhouse to penthouse. These easy adds will give your home a personal feel to sink into.

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PlayTony Logan
Spring Forward with Spring Prints

The East Coast is still getting hit with the Polar Vortex, and there’s even a chill in the air here in L.A. So leave your shorts and sandals stowed away (for now) and embrace a weather-aspirational wardrobe. This year let your shirts lead the charge into spring, with l/a/d’s new styles that pay homage to the “Land Down Under.”

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StyleJosh Rubin
Making the Switch: 9-5 to Freelance

“As I walked to my car one final time as a Product Specialist for a for sneaker retail chain. I prepared to drive into the land of the unknown (while rapping along to Slick Rick’s “Children’s Story”). It’s funny how you remember the little things when getting ready to shake up your life.”
— Tony Logan

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Outfits for Every Reason this Season

Make this the year you take your wardrobe to the next level: start thinking about the big picture, rather than individual pieces. If your style is currently as disjointed as a Picasso painting, fear not! We’ve curated looks to make your effort look effortless.

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StyleJosh Rubin
Find the Perfect Holiday Gift

‘Tis the season of giving, and you’ve got your “Nice” list” entered into an excel spreadsheet to prove it. You’ve even checked it way more than twice (Santa, you slackin’). Now that you’ve decided who’s made the final cut, the challenge is on to find the perfect gifts.

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StyleJosh Rubin
Finding Inspiration in the Aurora Borealis

For this year's holiday collection, we turned to the great white north, drawing inspiration from the stunning beauty of the Aurora Borealis (aka the Northern Lights). The Aurora Borealis occurs when charged sun particles interact with elements in the Earth’s atmosphere and release light. Here are some tips to help you get there.

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Josh Rubin
4 Boozy Drinks to Win Halloween

No Halloween puns here; just good drinks.

As Oct. 31 approaches, it’s best to have a few boozy recipes in your back pocket—just in case you host an impromptu gathering of friends or feel compelled to give adult cocktails to your neighbors (as they approach your door at the edge of sanity with their sugar-fueled, costumed little minions).

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Josh Rubin
Japanese Indigo and the Art of Shibui

Sourced from the finest materials from Japan, this fall we're bringing you a capsule collection that incorporates fabric making techniques and traditions dating back to the 19th century. We may be life/after/denim, but this season we're embracing the virtues of denim and indigo dye.

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Sarah Yahr Tucker
Making the Most of Your Fall Retreat

Grab some pals or your special someone, find the perfect cabin to be your weekend castle (you know the go-to apps), and don’t look back. No need for your Boy Scouts field manual—all you have to do is follow these three tips to ensure that your fall retreat doesn’t turn into the premise of a horror film. Easy, right?

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Josh Rubin