Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Brick + Mortar

Exemplary gifts found in real-life stores

With just a few days left to prepare, shopping for presents online may no longer be an option. For those who need to make the dash to brick-and-mortar stores, we have selected a bunch of gifts that are available at retail outposts all over—from NYC to Nashville, Miami to Minneapolis, SF to Seattle. Chances are there are a couple of these retailers in or near your town. …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Last Minute

Fast shipping for those about to panic over presents this year

The holidays seem to sneak up on us every year. Suddenly it’s past mid-December, the time to shop for gifts is slim and the opportunities to stress are bountiful. If you’re currently panicking about presents, take a breath and click through to our Last Minute Gift Guide, where all the items are available for fast shipping (whether it be overnight or three-day options). From books …

The Bandana’s Fascinating History

The bandana, an accessory oftentimes associated with various subcultures, has roots and uses of which many might not be aware—the “handkerchief code,” Japanese fashion and cowboy-style included. With a history dating back to 17th century South Asia and the Middle East, it’s carried a rotating slew of connotations—from resistance to violence, Americana and hip-hop culture—that have immortalized and, sometimes, subverted, its uses. Read more at …