Mountain Standard Hooded Down Jacket


Made for when the temps drop but daily life doesn’t. You won’t care how cold it is, this jacket will keep you toasty without weighing you down. For cold chair rides, chilling city winds, or sleeping in the desert, this piece handles changing climate really well…

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Miss BumBum 2014

Vogue magazine called 2014 the year of the butt and between J.Lo’s “Booty” and Nicki Minaj’s “Anaconda,” we’re inclined to believe them. Kim Kardashian’s Paper magazine cover may have threatened to break the Internet, but Brazil’s Miss BumBum 2014 has the real assets to do some damage. This years winner is 22-year-old Indianara Carvalho, whose bum was making headlines after she tried to take a picture in Paris and was told by local authorities to cover up.

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Pirelli Iconic Calendar 2015 Unveiled

The launch of the 2015 Calendar comes just a few days before the opening of the Forma e Desiderio – The Cal Collezione Pirelli exhibition, which will be held at the Palazzo Reale in Milan from November 21 to February 19, 2015.

Above: Candice Huffine poses for Calendar Girls 2015

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Final Stage Cancer Girl Marries Long-Term Boyfriend at China Hospital

The intolerable pain of Fan Huixiang, suffering from terminal cancer, probably decreased as love of her life, Yu Haining hold her hand in such difficult time. Both of them decided to get married. As soon as Yu got the news of Fan being diagnosed with cancer, he left his job and went to the hospital in Zhengzhou to be with his girlfriend. Both of them exchanged rings in the presence of their family and close friends. The ceremony was held in the hospital only. In a relationship from past 5 years, Fan and Yu looked happy and excited ahead of their marriage. They exchanged beautiful vows. The tumor in the spinal cord of Fan which was diagnosed last year is at its last stage. Fan was dressed as a bride and Yu waited for her with a bouquet of flowers. He bent down on his knees as she arrived.

Fan said “Every woman dreams of marriage. Today, looking myself in this wedding gown is the most relieving moment of my life. I don’t know how long can I survive but I want to spend the rest of my life with Yu”. Yu also said his vow “I don’t care what happens in the future. I will be by Fan’s side as long as she survives. I hope our love will give us strength to pass through this difficult phase in our lives”.

Bride Fan Huixiang (front R), a 25-year-old cancer patient, receives flowers from nurses on her bed before her wedding ceremony at a hospital in Zhengzhou, Henan province November 17, 2014. Fan was diagnosed with late stage adenocarcinoma, a type of cancerous tumor, at her thoracic vertebra this June. She and her 24-year-old husband Yu Haining held their wedding ceremony at the hospital on Monday after five years of relationship, local media reported. (Photo by Reuters/China Daily)

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20 Chinese Women Before and After Plastic Surgery

Images showing the drastic transformation of 20 different women who’ve undergone plastic surgery procedures were recently published online.

Most of the women sought out similar treatments that have become widely popular in Asia. This includes double eyelid surgery and rhinoplasty using a silicone implant to augment the bridge of the nose. Many of the women also underwent V-line surgery, a jawline contouring procedure popular in South Korea that gives the face a more narrow, heart-shaped appearance. Wide eyes, high nose bridges and a narrow faces with pointed chins are coveted features among many Asian women, and a number of Chinese women (and men) are flocking to South Korea in hopes to attain this look at the hands of skilled surgeons.

Pictured above is a 26-year-old woman named Liu Yisong, a dance teacher from Chengdu. The image on the left shows Liu before plastic surgery, while the one on the right shows her face post-operation. Liu disliked her eye shape, her flat nose, her round face shape and narrow forehead. She underwent a double eyelid operation, V-line surgery, nose reconstruction surgery and had collagen injections as well as a skin rejuvenation treatment.

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Hair Care – Top Stylist Creates Wigs for Kids with Cancer

Alexandra Munoz, 5, who lost her hair due to chemotherapy to treat a malignant brain tumor, climbs stairs in the cancer ward of the Luis Calvo Mackenna Hospital in Santiago October 20, 2014. The wigs, handmade by Italian-Chilean hair stylist Marcelo Avatte and his team, have helped the children regain their self-esteem and confidence during cancer treatment. Renowned for making customised wigs, Avatte has donated more than 300 wigs since 2009 and says he was motivated to begin the project by the pain he felt when his own son lost his hair during chemotherapy. (Photo by Rodrigo Garrido/Reuters)

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Victorinox Night Vision Watch Is Built To Last A Lifetime

Victorinox Night Vision Is Built To Last A Lifetime (3)
Combining contemporary design with functions that go beyond a simple time display, the new version of the Night Vision offers the same versatility as its predecessors. Equipped with an exclusive LED module offering six lighting functions, the iconic model is enhanced by two new bracelets, the first in the brand’s signature “Black Ice” PVD-coated steel, and the second in black leather. Now more than ever, this measuring device is asserting its sporty, classic, and versatile character.

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Girls of the East Asia Summit in Naypyitaw

A girl wears traditional costume of one of Myanmar’s ethnic groups during the welcoming ceremony ahead of the opening ceremony of the 25th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in Naypyitaw November 12, 2014. World leaders will descend on the capital of Myanmar this week, an event unthinkable over almost half a century of military rule, amid concern reforms that opened the country to international engagement have gone into reverse. (Photo by Damir Sagolj/Reuters)

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The 54th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo

Fiorella Ximena Peirano Medina of Peru poses in national dress during the 54th Miss International Beauty Pageant in Tokyo November 11, 2014. Women from 74 countries took part in the annual beauty contest. (Photo by Thomas Peter/Reuters)

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Brides Marry in Russia’s “First LGBT Wedding” Thanks to Legal Loophole

“A marriage of two brides has been officially registered in Russia’s St. Petersburg, despite the country’s laws prohibiting same-sex marriages. The couple has managed to find a loophole in the system, puzzling authorities. The two brides arrived at the wedding registry office on Friday both dolled up in wedding dresses and holding brides’ bouquets. Surrounded by their friends, Irina and Alyona signed papers which mark the official start of their new life as a family.

Practically speaking, the wedding is illegal and completely contradicts Russian legislation, which prohibits same-sex marriages. However, in legal terms it does not. The trick here is that one of the brides is legally not a woman. “Yes, in my passport it says «male»,” Irina has told RT. Irina speaks of herself as a transsexual rather than transgender. “Transgender is a term to describe discrepancies between social and biological sex. I am transsexual, meaning that despite the fact that I have XY chromosomes, psychologically I am a woman,” she explained.

Irina wears women’s clothes and puts on make-up. Still on hormone therapy, visually she already looks like a real woman, though under the law she is not. The couple has used this fact to officially register their relationship, because under the Family Code of Russia marriage is “a voluntary consent of a man and a woman.” Thus, since Irina’s passport belongs to ‘male’ and Alyona’s to ‘female’ their marriage does not violate any law.

However, the event has begun to evolve into a scandal with St. Petersburg MP Vitaly Milonov, known for his anti-LGBT drive, vowing to launch a probe to check the legality of the marriage. “I understood their [registry office workers’] unconvincing arguments; they formally approached the issue and saw passports, but not people. I told the head [of the wedding registry office] that it is criminal negligence,” he told NTV. Milonov said he plans to get prosecutors involved to try to avoid such “ugly insults to millions of Russian families in the future”. – Russia Today.

Two brides kiss during their wedding ceremony to each other at the wedding registry office in St. Petersburg November 7, 2014. The two St. Petersburg women married in the official city ceremony last week, seemingly circumventing Russia’s ban on same-sex marriages. One of the brides was born a man but is undergoing hormone therapy and considers herself a woman. Though her male passport identity ensured the marriage was legal by Russian law, a St. Petersburg lawmaker has vowed to nullify their wedding. (Photo by Reuters/Stringer)

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Transgender Beauty Pageant in Pattaya

Contestant Piyada Inthavong of Laos prepares backstage before the final show of the Miss International Queen 2014 transgender/transsexual beauty pageant in Pattaya November 7, 2014. Some 22 contestants from 18 countries, all born male, competed in the week-long event for the crown of Miss International Queen. (Photo by Athit Perawongmetha/Reuters)

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The Just for Men World Beard and Moustache Championships

Attendee at the Just For Men World Beard and Moustache Championships getting his fortune told by a bearded mystic lady on Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Portland, OR. (Photo by Craig Mitchelldyer/AP Images for Just for Men)

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Topo x Woolrich Collection


Topo Designs have teamed up with iconic American company Woolrich for a new collection. They made their Pack, Duffel and Accessory Bag with Woolrich wool from the nation’s oldest continually operating woolen mill. The collection features three color-ways and is made right here in the USA.

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Barbershop Thirties Style Shave Do It Like a Real Man

Barbershop Thirties Style Shave Do It Like a Real Man
Have you ever gotten a shave from a trained professional at a barbershop? It’s the ultimate manly luxury. You’ll never have a closer, smoother shave in your life. Unfortunately, we can’t get a shave like that every day. You can, however, borrow some of their skills and techniques. In order to recreate the experience, there are some simple tips you can follow at home. Using these tips will help you get a better shave, leaving you feeling confident and sexy.

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