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Trench Coat Season

El Niño has given us an unseasonable warm fall. Take advantage of the weather and flex your trench coat style. For inspiration, check us…

Style Above The Rim

Style Above the Rim

Growing up in NYC, basketball and fashion are the keys to life for young black men. Ball Is Life & Fashion Is Life. We…


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2016 Masquerade Ball – Get Ready

If you missed last year’s Masquerade Ball, you won’t want to make the same mistake again. Mr. Refined is a proud media partner with…

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Black History an Oral Tradition

We come from a tradition of oral history. Even after coming to America, we continued that oral history and call-and-response in spirituals and gospels….

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Game of Thrones Wine Pairing

If all men must die, let us have our fill of wine first. On April 24th, HBO’s Game of Thrones comes soaring back for a…

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Batman v Superman Cocktail

Two of the comic book world’s biggest superheroes face off against each other in one of the year’s most anticipated films, “Batman v Superman:…


Super Bowl Eats & Wine Pairings

While watching the Super Bowl, people are expected to eat wings and nachos, and drink lots of beer. But what if you’re not a…



Wanderlust 2016

Have passport, will travel! Looking for something different. Yampu Tours suggests a sampling of South America, Asia, and South Africa.   CHILE No need…


Traveling Light – 7 Packing Tips

With airlines fees for luggage increasing, efficient packing saves your wallet and makes your trip more enjoyable. If you are traveling for business or…


Valentine’s Day Travel

Valentine’s Day is not only a reminder to appreciate our loved ones, but also a good excuse for a romantic weekend vacation.  A quick…

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Kia K900 – Style Meets Substance

You’ve seen the LeBron commercials. You thought to yourself, “Yeah they gave him the suped up model, but it’s probably not that nice.” Mr. Refined…

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DLeak Leather Bow Ties

Derek Leak is the creator of DLeak leather bow ties. He launched his brand of bow ties in early 2013. With hard work and…

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