The whole thing should have gone sideways; it isn’t clear to me—or to Rhuigi, for that matter—why it didn’t. The answer that suggests itself, of course, is the clothes, which made fans of NBA stars, rappers, and—most importantly—the kids who want to dress like them. Since 2015, Villaseñor’s been cranking out hypebeast catnip: boxy tees, drop-crotch shorts, Jordan-inspired sneakers. Obsessed-over details—triangular pocket flaps on jackets, extra-long yellow drawstrings on bottoms—became signature touches. Villaseñor credits his radar to his off-kilter upbringing. “I grew up having interest in all the things that I thought were luxurious because I’m coming from the perspective of an immigrant,” he said. “I was on the outside, just seeing what America was. I thought it was Beverly Hills.” The background he thought would hinder him in fact helped: “I may not be from America, but I can really reinterpret what American luxury is.” (After nearly 20 years
Each week, GQ utilizes the latest in deal-identifying technology—i.e. a couple of our staffers spend most of the day shopping online—to uncover all the wildest markdowns on wardrobe-boosting buys from the best men’s clothing sales on the internet. This week, we dove headfirst into Mr Porter’s massive sale. Replete with discounts up to a whopping 70% off, here are 21 of the finest boots, knits, and more to cop while you can.
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The first long weekend of the year has arrived. And since it is a holiday the year is 2021, it’s a shopping holiday. MLK Day sales aren’t typically where we see the steepest discounts on mattresses, tech, or home goods—the wild markdowns are usually reserved for Memorial day and Labor day—but there are still a few retailers taking advantage of your break from work to get you to buy stuff. And after scanning the internet commerce portals far and wide, we’ve found a few sales actually worth your time. Here are a few of our favorite deals from some of our favorite retailers.
Looking for MLK Day sales on menswear, watches, and sneakers? Need a new mattress? We’ve got you covered.
The Best MLK Day Tech Sales
Amazon: As you’d expect, Amazon has a lot of tech details kicking this weekend, including on some speakers, Bluetooth headphones, and Wi-Fi
The NBA season is in full swing—and it’s bringing some serious outfits with it.
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Three keys to a great outfit: a nice hat, and perfectly worn-in crewneck, and man’s best friend.
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Tired: pants and a shirt. Wired: shorts and a jacket.
Soundcore kind of owns the universe of super cheap, beater headphones. The sound quality won’t win any awards, you’ll notice some issues with distortion, especially with stuff like snare drums and vocals on the higher end of the frequency spectrum. But for $30, they sound fuller and clearer than you’d expect. Water-resistant headphones aren’t super common at this price, but the Spirit X are IP68 rated, which means they’re protected extremely well against water and dust. Their adjustable ear loop design ensures they won’t fall off and, impressively, they offer a whopping 18-hours of battery life. We’ve never tried to workout for 18-hours straight, but rest assured these are not headphones that are going to die on your way to the gym. They’re the perfect headphones for tossing at the bottom of your gym bag at the end of a workout and completely forgetting about until you start your next