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 …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Gifts That Give Back

Support underprivileged kids, LGBTQ+ community, women in crisis, immigrants, National Parks and more with these presents

We’re all in this together. And, while giving presents to your favorite people is joyous, giving to those you’ll never meet is just as important—and just as satisfying. As always, we encourage you to donate to organizations this holiday season—if your budget permits. (Some of our favorites include The Trevor Project, Everytown, Kiva, RAICES, Planned Parenthood and ACLU.) Sometimes though, you can buy a gift your loved …

Holiday Gift Guides 2018: Sportsball

Whether in your own backyard, on the road or the slopes, some of our favorite gifts for active people

As constant consumers (and creators) of the internet, we cannot emphasize enough the value of time spent outdoors. Surfing, skating and cycling have long been important to COOL HUNTING, but the unprecedented splendor of early-morning hikes, staring at the stars by night or walking through a tantalizing new city only hint at the uncountable ways to enjoy time outside. That’s what our Sportsball Gift Guide is for: …