1. Howler Bros apparel
If shallow people were to align a product line with their 'personal image' (*cough*), I wouldn't blame them if they chose Howler Bros of Austin, TX. From their About page:
We are Howler Brothers. We are not really related by blood. But we are bonded by many shared callings: surfing, fishing, paddling and the good things that come with these pursuits. Things like fire pits, really good tequila, limes, and pre-dawn coffee.My surfing career was cut short by lack of waves, a fear of sharks and limited motivation to learn how to surf. But I do like fishing, paddling (for fishing), fire pits (we call 'em bonfires), tequila, limes, limes/lime juice in tequila, and coffee (pre- or post-dawn makes no difference to me).
But that's neither here nor there.
Howler makes clothing that is durable, comfortable and practical. Some would say stylish, but I use practical in place of stylish; as in, "Can I where this in public without my lovely girlfriend being embarrassed?" For Howler's apparel lineup, the answer to that is a heck yeah.
I just received my (third) order from Howler this AM and I'm impressed as always. Their t-shirts are the most comfortable (and softest things) I own. And that hat is just damn cool.
Know who else digs Howler swag? This guy. Oh yeah, it's true.
Social: @HowlerBros & facebook.com/howlerbros
Note: Cameron over at The Fiberglass Manifesto has a TFM promo code for $10 off your order, check out the details here.
2. My (new) old-timey shaving kit
This started as a multi-paragraph rant about much of a money-grab cartridge razors have become, but instead I'm just posting this pic:
|A better shave, a more enjoyable shave, and a far less expensive shave. Less plastic waste, too. Bam.|
That's telling in itself: I normally hate shaving.
Last week it was Coyote. This week it's Wolves, from Big Wreck's Albatross album. Enjoy.