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BBC – Autos – Is there life after leather?

Carmakers may soon ditch animal hides for innovative new upholstery materials, including silk, wool and even sustainable vinyl made from discarded pineapple leaves. OPTIONS FOR SEATING SURFACES do not generally extend beyond leather, a leather lookalike, some sort of utilitarian twill fabric or, if you happen to be in the …

Outdated men’s style rules – Business Insider

Rules were made to be broken. Style “rules” exist for a reason. They inform and guide the current generation using techniques and styles that have worked well in the past. Much of the time, they ensure that younger folks at least try to look their best. Many rules are rooted …

The Hidden Dangers of Male Modeling

It turns out being really, really, ridiculously good-looking does not guarantee you wealth, health or security. The casting director, a Dutch man in his 50s with a large paunch, looked at me, his eyes darting around my body. “Take off your top and show me your torso,” he said. I …

Why Do Pirates Wear Earrings? | Atlas Obscura

Yar! Pirates and ear jewelry have a legendary history. Avast! Can any one of you scurvy dogs tell me if this earring matches this bandana? While pirates have a reputation for crime and cruelty, they are also known to be flamboyant dressers, if most depictions in popular culture can be …