Mercedes-Maybach + G650 Landaulet

Mercedes-Benz announces an even more-luxurious iteration of their off-road G-Wagon SUV, handing it over to their Maybach department for treatments. The Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet features an electric convertible soft-top allowing the rear seat posse an uncanny experience, a stretched wheelbase of 22.7 inches to deliver fully-reclinable rear massage seats, a center partition glass for privacy, […]

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Converse + Chuck Taylor Modern Lux

Converse re-introduces its legendary Chuck Taylor’s in a minimalist, luxurious iteration with a monochromatic treatment. The Chuck Taylor All Star Modern Lux carries a supple leather upper, featuring an embossed All Star patch, atop a contoured full-length color-matching Phylon outsole. Available in black and white. Scout Life. $140        

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AD Carson + Hip Hop Dissertation

Clemson Univ doctoral student AD Carson is studying for a PhD in their Rhetorics, Communications, & Information Design [RCID] program, but instead of writing a dissertation, he is turning in a double-album with no features. Owning My Masters: The Rhetorics of Rhymes & Revolutions is a multimedia project featuring records produced and performed by him, […]

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Scout Recipe: Smash Burger

Ingredients MAKES 4 SERVINGS Vegetable oil (for pan) 1 pound ground beef chuck (20% fat) Kosher salt 4 slices American cheese 4 potato rolls, toasted Ketchup, mayonnaise, shredded iceberg lettuce, and dill pickle slices (for serving) Preparation Keep your meat loosely packed. You don’t want a super-dense burger. Smash it, then let it be. Seriously: […]

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Eleven James Luxury Watch Rental

For men + women who don’t have $15,000 to drop on a wristwatch at any given time, Eleven James presents a more affordable way to rotate your collection of fine timepieces. The New York-based company offers a deliverable collection of borrowed luxury timepieces for a monthly fee. The service carries four collections to choose from, and even […]

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MB&F + HM7 “Aquapod”

Maximilian Büsser & Friends introduces a new timepiece inspired by jellyfish. The HM7 “Aquapod” features a central flying tourbillon atop a 3D vertical architecture of the movement, enclosed in a spherical case with indications on symmetric rings, revealing twelve tentacles through the bottom of its sapphire crystal case. The watch is powered by an in-house […]

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Air Jordan 1 “All-Star”

Jordan Brand commemorates All-Star Weekend by releasing the AJ1 in another classic color-blocking iteration. The Air Jordan 1 “All-Star” features a black and white upper accented by an iridescent heel and toe box, atop a white midsole and translucent outsole exposing its iridescent insole. So Scout Life. Feb 19th $175  

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Hatfield New York

History of New York announces a restock event called Hatfield New York commemorating Tinker Hatfield‘s contributions to the sneaker culture. The Hatfield Museum features 30 different Air Jordans released over the past 3 years, alongside an art exhibit featuring artwork by Arielle Kase. Scout Life. Feb 4th  

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Thank You Obama

Chicago streetwear designer Joe Freshgoods releases a collection under his brand DMB paying homage to The Obamas’ eight years of service as America’s First Family. The Thank You Obama collection is a seven-piece series of clothing and a print, modeled by Chicagoan Chance the Rapper. So Scout Life. +$35    

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Scout Recipe: Pork Shoulder Cutlets

Pork Shoulder Cutlets with Fennel & Asparagus Salad Opposites attract: This bright, sprightly salad is just the thing to cut through the richness of succulent pan-fried pork. Ingredients 4 SERVINGS 1¼ pounds boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt), fat trimmed to ¼ inch, cut into 4 steaks ¾ cup all-purpose flour 2 large eggs, room temperature 1½ […]

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Brooklyn Burgers

Kristen Iversen takes us through Brooklyn to sample the best burgers they have to offer: Hard Time Sundaes: We’ve raved about this burger before, strongly advising any and all meat-lovers to make the trek out to a Walgreen’s parking lot in Mill Basin, just to try one of the essential Brooklyn burgers. Well, now, Andrew Zurica’s unforgettable creation […]

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Scout Business: Money Goals

A financial planner outlines the 10 money goals everyone should have for 2017 Some people do New Year’s resolutions.  That’s great, but I think you need to revisit your goals on a more consistent basis. For me, that’s every 90 days. Other people don’t bother to set goals. They choose — unconsciously at least — […]

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Scout Recipe: Seared Mushrooms

Seared Mushrooms with Garlic & Thyme Our idea of magic mushrooms is crisp, golden (legal) substances with the power to lend a bass note of flavor to grain salads, turn a piece of ricotta toast into a meal, or stand alone as a savory side. Ingredients 4 SERVINGS 2 tablespoons olive oil 12 ounces mushrooms […]

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2016 Top TED Talks

Dozens of people took the TED stage in 2016 to share their wisdom, wit, curiosity, and creativity, and TED’s curator, Chris Anderson, and other members of the team have compiled the best TED talks of 2016 for your edification. Here’s a few hand-picked nuggets that will help you handle 2017 with intelligence, inquisitiveness, and joy: INSIDE THE MIND OF A […]

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Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz unveils a new Maybach…. convertible. First in its class, the Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet is described as the ultimate in open-air exclusivity, hoping a 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V12 pumping 621hp allowing it to sprint 0-62mph in just over 4secs, topping out at 155mph. The new 2-door features Swarovski headlamps, diamond quilting & embroidered bonnet, a soft-top-matching […]

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+Living The Scout Life

Living the Scout Life is all about Remembering Your Past. Special thanks to the good folks at FCC for keeping the culture Navy + Emerald + White Nike Windbreaker Suit circa 1992 Purple Banana Republic Long sleeve crewneck t-shirt White + New Emerald + Grape Ice + Black Air Jordan V ‘Grape” circa 2013

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Flight Cards

Flight Cards pays homage to Michael Jordan and his sneaker empire, featuring the first 13 pairs of his signature sneakers with suite-matching colorways. The playing deck is housed in a box trimmed in his signature cement elephant print featuring his branded logo. Scout Life. $21  

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Parachute Hotel

The Parachute Hotel is a one-of-a-kind accommodation designed in Venice Beach by international craftsmen, using high-quality materials from simple, luxurious sheet sets to towels and throws, which are also offered in their Parachute Home store. Its 2,200 sq ft penthouse offers a spacious master bedroom, open floor plan with kitchen, & an outdoor patio w/fireplace. […]

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Scout Recipe: Holiday Ham

Holiday Ham with Riesling and Mustard Ingredients SERVINGS 1 14–16 lb. whole cured, smoked bone-in ham 2 cups sweet (Auslese) Riesling, divided 2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter 1/4 cup finely chopped shallots 3 sprigs thyme plus 2 tsp. fresh thyme leaves 1/2 cup whole grain mustard 1 tablespoon honey 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black […]

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BMW + 750Li Rose Quartz Ed.

BMW debuts a special-edition 7-series exclusive for Japan in a Pantone Color of the Year cousin of rose-gold at the Ritz-Carlton Osaka. The 750Li Rose Quartz Edition luxury sedan carries a deep pink exterior crafted by BMW Individual – the company’s customization department, while its interior is covered in Smoke White on its leather seats & […]

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Look Books: Rolls-Royce + Dawn SS17

Rolls-Royce presents its SS17 look book for its Dawn – Inspired by Fashion line. The luxury automobiles’ exterior carry a white base, accented with a trio of vibrant hues Cobalt Blue, Madarin, & Mugello Red, while its interior is Arctic White and Black with complementing trimmings. Its dashboard features aluminum particles taken through a 9-day […]

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