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Soft and Sporty

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The Peter Millar Shop

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Faherty Finds a Better Way

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At Your Service 64  Final Stitch: Pop Psychology

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For those occasions when you want to dress to the nines, check out “The Art of Dressing Well” on page tk, which is packed with cool, sophisticated pieces that project personality. And for a look that is unique to you from head-to-toe, speak to our associates about made-to-measure suits, sportcoats and dress shirts as well as custom outerwear and knitwear. Our consultants are always here to help you navigate the current trends, curate timeless looks and select pieces in your signature style. And don’t forget that details matter, so check out our selection of accessories including belts, bags, wallets and more. Please stop in, say hi and check out our new Peter Millar shop. We’d love to see you. JOHN B R AEGER AND THE GAR Y S TEAM

P.S. – Don’t forget to visit GARYSONLINE. COM for our calendar of designer trunk shows and special events. Come in to meet the designers and find one-of-a-kind items that can brighten your season.

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hile a classic, great-fitting suit will always top our list of essentials for dressing well, we are living in an increasingly casual world. But casual doesn’t mean careless or mundane. It is the philosophy of Peter Millar — one of our favorite contemporary brands — that men should always dress better than they have to. And we couldn’t agree more. This is just one of the reasons we at Garys are so excited to have been chosen as the first West Coast specialty store to host an on-site Peter Millar shop. The brand established itself as an elite knitwear and golf apparel designer 20 years ago, but today, Peter Millar’s collection includes polos, pullovers, sportcoats and more that define refined casual style. These modern styles are crafted from luxury performance fabrics and are beloved by everyone from Fortune 500 corporate officers to tech startup entrepreneurs. Spring certainly is in the air here in Orange County and that means it is time to brighten up your wardrobe. In 2019, we are seeing splashes of bold colors that add interest to summer basics. Check out some bright hued pieces in “All the Colors of the Rainbow” on page tk. We’re also showing some great floral and novelty print button front shirts that add subtle whimsy to the season of dining al fresco, garden parties and weekend getaways.

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ASK FORUM

solving your fashion dilemmas

The Truth ABOUT TIES

I’m tempted to discard all my old ties as it seems no one is wearing them anymore. What’s the story? Granted, they’re no longer mandatory business attire, but ties are far from extinct. In fact, nothing makes as clear a proclamation about your confidence and competence as wearing a great tie. Whether with a suit, sportcoat or a button-front shirt and jeans, the tie remains a symbol of respect for tradition and of individual style. But don’t confuse 2019 neckwear with what’s on your tie rack. While yesterday’s ties were mostly shiny silk, today’s are often crafted in non-silk or luxury blends, sometimes textured or with a subtle matte finish. For spring, try the new cotton/linen or silk/linen fabrics in modern widths from 2¾ inches to 3¼ inches. Colorful silk prints are still important for creating an upbeat vibe, but knits keep the look fresh. So yes, you can dump the old ties as long as you buy a few new ones. You won’t be sorry!

STAY COOL, Man

Most of my pants and jeans are too heavy (and tight) to wear in hot weather. Are there any options that are lightweight, comfortable and office-appropriate? Yes. We have numerous styles to carry you through spring into summer, including five-pocket chinos that fit like jeans but are much lighter in weight. With the addition of stretch to traditional fabrics, even slim styles no longer feel tight. In addition to jogger-inspired styles, we carry dressier models in performance fabrics to keep you cool in even the hottest weather. Brax, one of our favorite luxury brands, uses fibers from the kapok tree, Supima cotton and silk. Brax’s dense weaving techniques create an elegant drape in some of the brand’s styles. Bottom line: In this era of advanced fabric technology, pants have never been as cool, comfortable or flattering. It’s a good time to stock up!

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I hate buying clothes as gifts because I’m never certain of size or taste. What do you suggest? You can’t go wrong with accessories. Consider handsome leather wallets or card cases, soft luxury socks, colorful pocket squares in cotton, silk or linen (printed or trimmed at the edge), artisanal wrist jewelry (a hot trend for all ages and styles), fashion belts and lightweight carry-ons and other assorted travel accessories. Stop in and we’ll help you find the perfect gift for your perfect guy. If not, there’s always our gift card option, perhaps the most perfect gift of all! GARYS S P RING/S U M M E R 2 019

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This gentleman’s primer will help you look perfectly polished. Don’t know the difference between a trilby and a fedora? You’re not alone. Plenty of men eschew accessorizing because they are unsure of the right way to incorporate pieces, such as hats, scarves and vests. Consider this our campaign to change your mind about the sartorial details you may be avoiding. So, go ahead. Follow these tips for donning accessories like a pro and upgrade your summer style. FIT TO BE TIED A group of mathematicians in Stockholm recently calculated that there are 177,147 ways to tie a tie. But most men wear one of three basic tie knots: the four-in-hand, the half Windsor and the full Windsor. The last is a thick, wide triangular knot that is said to project confidence and works well with on-trend spread and cutaway shirt collars. Once you decide on the knot, make sure the tip of your tie ends at the middle of your belt buckle or waistband. Too long and the look is frumpy; too short and it just looks silly.

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And if you still have wide ties hanging in your closet, give them away. The acceptable width for a tie in 2019 ranges from 2¾ inches to 3¼ inches. Historically, silk has been the fabric of choice for neckwear but these days, designers are blending silk with wool, wool with cotton and cotton with linen for a look that’s less shiny and very on trend. Try a luxury blend or a pure cashmere for a more contemporary expression. IN-VESTED There is no right or wrong way to wear a vest: You simply put it over or under anything in your wardrobe for a fashionable, layered look. Trade in the suit jacket or blazer for a knit or twill vest on hot, humid days. Or keep it traditional with a three-piece suit. Simply remove your suit jacket and you’ll still look professional while staying cool. If you want to slenderize your midsection, nothing is more flattering than a knit vest. Rather than wearing a button-front shirt tucked into pants with a dark belt circling the widest part of the body, a knit vest covers the middle, creating a more flattering line. It is best to match the color of the vest to the color of the pants for a minimizing monochromatic look. Or if the vest has a pattern, match the base color to the pants. On those spring days when there is still a nip in the air, a lightweight nylon quilted vest is the quintessential outerwear piece. This season, brightly hued—even neon— outerwear is all the rage. Utility and field vests were popular on the runway for spring, and we love that they combine function with fashion. When traveling, a vest with many pockets will save you from frantically searching through your carry-on for your passport, cash, credit cards, phone, ad infinitum.

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DON’T SCOFF AT THE SCARF If you’ve traveled to Italy, you’ve probably noticed many more Italian men wear scarves in warmer weather than men in the States do. Even in sweltering heat, you’ll see Italian men draping, tying or wrapping beautiful lengths of fabric around their necks. The good news is tying a scarf is a lot easier than tying a tie. The best way to wear a scarf—the nonchalant Italian way—is simply to drape it around the neck and let the ends hang down. If you prefer to wrap or tie, there are two easy ways to do it: For a once-around wrap, drape the scarf around the neck, one end longer than the other. Wrap the longer end around the neck and let both ends hang down. Our favorite way to wear a scarf: Fold it in half lengthwise, drape it over the neck and bring the loose ends through the opening formed by the folded end. Tighten to your comfort level. For spring, try featherweight cashmere, printed linen and linen blends to add a touch of personality to both sportswear and tailored clothing. TOP IT OFF The fedora remains the quintessential gentleman’s hat. While it’s no longer the 1940s when almost every man in the stands at Yankee Stadium wore a fedora, this classic model remains a widely recognized symbol of masculinity and class. In recent years, however, styles including bucket hats, trilbys and baseball caps have added a suitably rebellious touch to any look— from a T-shirt and jeans to a traditional suit. Once you’ve mastered the rules for styling accessories the “right way,” go ahead and break them to express your own individual style.

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In a lightweight sportcoat by Boglioli, less structure can mean more panache. By Karen Alberg Grossman

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t is said that change in men’s fashion is evolutionary, not revolutionary. But every so often a fashion concept emerges that totally shakes things up. Such was the case when American men were introduced to the Italian art of soft tailoring, or “empty” tailoring, as Boglioli calls it. These are suits and sportcoats with only the lightest-weight canvas between the outer fabric and the lining, so that the jacket conforms to the body. In some cases, there’s no canvas or lining at all, yet these virtually weightless garments add a hefty dose of sophistication and flair. Among the masters of unconstructed tailoring, Boglioli is an “insider’s” brand, much loved by those in the know. In fact, for several generations Boglioli crafted clothing for the most prestigious men’s designers in Italy, who sold it under their own labels. In the late 1990s, the third-generation Boglioli brothers decided to create a collection using their family name. They also began experimenting with a special dyeing and washing process that adds exceptional color and textural nuance to the garment. Boglioli managing director David Newlove explains the process: “The fabrics (often with a pattern woven in) come into our Gambara, Italy, workshop, where we craft the jackets, bundle them and send them to our tintoria in the next village. There the jackets are dyed and overdyed and sometimes acid-washed for a frost effect. They’re dried and hung and sent back to us for pressing and finishing. The end result: a jacket that’s so soft, luxurious and comfortable that it makes everything else in one’s closet obsolete.” For spring/summer 2019, Newlove is most excited about advancements in the garment dye process using new technology to give a totally unique color palette. “We’re introducing our iconic K jacket now with a cangiante Solaro overdye. It’s finished with a special salt treatment before it’s sent back to our workrooms for final finishing and pressing.” For the quintessential sportcoat for summer travel, Newlove suggests Boglioli’s weightless, super-soft, cotton micro-cord shirting fabric crafted into a K jacket. “In today’s era of relaxed corporate dress codes, guys truly appreciate our concept of ‘empty’ tailoring,” he says. “For many, this type of garment inevitably becomes a favorite piece of clothing—not serious, dressfor-success clothing but a suit or sportcoat to live in.”

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SPRING STYLE GUIDE Want to look like a winner this season? Garys’ style pros combed through the SS19 menswear collections to find the best new looks—both tailored and casual. Shop these curated looks at Garys! Photography by Dan Springston

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PATTERN MIXING Wear a classic Glen plaid sportcoat in beautiful shades of blue with a dotted tie and printed pocket square, also in the new blues. The secret to pattern mixing: Choose complementary colors, and play with different scales in patterns. Sportcoat, shirt and trousers by Canali, pocket square and tie by Eton.

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RAIN OR SHINE A weatherproof topcoat crafted from a luxury performance fabric is the contemporary version of a raincoat and will take you anywhere. The modern cut fits over a sportcoat. It’s truly a year-round piece, perfect for travel, and a great investment! Topcoat, blazer and trousers by Isaia and shirt by Eleventy.

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FEET FIRST Part dress shoe, part sneaker, this is the footwear you’ll live in this spring, adding a bit of panache to your dress-down attire and a bit of edge to dress-up. Zip-front cardigan and trousers by Eleventy, shirt by Isaia and sneakers by Magnanni.

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THE CLASSIC SUIT While it sure looks like a traditional suit, the slim-but-not-tight fit is the hallmark of 2019. Thanks to the natural stretch in today’s luxury fabrics, this suit is as comfortable as it is fashionable, which means you can actually move in it. Suit by Canali, shirt by Ermenegildo Zegna and pocket square and tie by Eton.

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THE FLORAL SHIRT A man in floral prints projects confidence and charisma. The shirt’s perfect collar stance is thanks to the second button, which is high enough to look neat without a tie. Sportcoat and shirt by Samuelsohn, trousers by PT01 and pocket square by Eton.

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TONE ON TONE Even in denim jeans, a dark toneon-tone look is the epitome of city style, no matter the season. Wear a white shirt to set off the darker shades and keep the look light. Jacket and sweater by Ermenegildo Zegna, shirt and tie by Eton and jeans by PT01.

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SWEET SOLES

Lighten up with dress shoes in cognac—they look great with nearly any color suit or pants. Clockwise from top left: blucher by Scarpe Di Bianco, oxford and brogue by Magnanni.

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KICKING IT

Add maximum versatility to your wardrobe with leather sneakers and loafers. Clockwise from top: navy loafer by Trask, light brown loafer and gray sneaker by Magnanni and brown sneaker by Scarpe Di Bianco.

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COLOR THEORY

Pieces that pop in vivid and sherbert shades show you’re summer ready. This page: linen shirts by Peter Millar. Opposite page clockwise from top left: ties by Eton, sweaters by Peter Millar, pocket squares by Eton and swim trunks by Peter Millar.

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Strife-torn for years, Sri Lanka in the Indian Ocean now beckons with beauty, history and tranquility. By Everett Potter

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There is a magical island of untrammeled beaches and dense jungles that is just awakening from years of conflict. A place of pristine white Buddhist stupas (mounds used for meditation) coexisting with outlandishly decorated Hindu temples. A country where colonial plantations still produce some of the world’s finest tea, cricket matches punctuate a sleepy Sunday afternoon, and leopards and elephants roam the national parks. Dubbed “India’s teardrop” because of its distinctive shape, Sri Lanka does resemble a freshly shed tear lying off the subcontinent’s southeastern tip. Like India, it was once a British colony—it gained independence in 1948. continued...

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I’m speaking, of course, of Sri Lanka. Known until 1972 as Ceylon, Sri Lanka is an island nation of more than 20 million that is just a bit bigger than West Virginia. Exotic beauty and rich culture aside, there is one key reason why it has been on the minds of luxury travelers lately: It is no longer a country at war with itself. For 26 years, Sri Lanka was essentially a no-go zone because of a civil war that finally ended in 2009. And amid that turmoil came the great tsunami of 2004, which also inflicted great damage and set the country back. Now, a decade after the truce, this exotic Indian Ocean nation attracts backpackers looking for the next great

surf break, spiritual types in search of enlightenment and a new breed of traveler seeking freshly built luxury lodging at old tea plantations in the mountains and along the myriad white sand beaches. There’s no upside to any war, but one effect of the strife was that for 26 years, development was basically nonexistent, preserving much of the country as it was pre-1983. Only now are resort properties being constructed. The overdevelopment afflicting some other countries in Southeast Asia is not an issue here. Instead, Sri Lanka is a time warp, a pastiche of colonial remnants and centuries-old cultures set against a vivid blue sea, lush jungle and paddy fields. I

This page from top: Samosas are a ubiquitous Sri Lankan snack. Elaborate and spiritually resonant temples abound on this island nation—even tucked away in caves. Opposite page: A young Buddhist monk peeks outside a monastery door.

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made a game of spotting old British postal boxes and clock towers around the island, details from a period PBS series that’s yet to be made. Some of the plantations still look like 19th-century stage sets, echoing a time when tea from Ceylon was a ubiquitous prize of the British colonial empire, grown by an elite group of planters who lived high up in the island’s hills. The island’s palette is one of multiple shades of green, punctuated by bursts of frangipani and bougainvillea blooming in profusion, a veritable Garden of Eden. Like all great tropical gardens, it yields up edibles such as mangos, papayas and bananas. Wherever I traveled in the country, I tasted the local varieties of fruits and then fell in love with earthier Sri Lankan specialties, such as fresh crab curry and coconut sambal, best consumed with an ice-cold Royal Pilsner. But most of all, I loved the layers of history and culture that I found as I ventured around the island, discovering the people of Sri Lanka to be among the friendliest of anywhere I’ve traveled. I set my own itinerary, as you might, and it’s best done with a hired car and driver, since the roads and the driving are both highly challenging. The beaches are still quite beautiful, and not overrun as so many beaches now are in Southeast Asia. Outside of sometimes frenetic Colombo, tourism is still a new business for many islanders. But with the civil war now history, there’s a building boom on some of the better spots on the island. For now, the best of the new properties are small, luxury boutique hotels with great spas, beaches and views. That said, I started with one of the country’s venerable hotels, the Galle Face in Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital. The hotel dates from 1864 and was recently upgraded. You can indulge at the new L’Occitane spa or simply gaze out at the sea as I did while listening to the nightly bagpipe serenade that accompanies the lowering of the flag. From there, I headed south to Kalutara, a lively beach city clogged with noisy tuk-tuks (three-wheeled auto rickshaws). Near here is one of the island’s best hotels, the 152-room Anantara Peace Haven Tangalle Resort, set on a coconut plantation overlooking the Indian Ocean. This is where relaxation comes in the form of Ayurvedic spa treatments, Sri Lankan cooking classes and daily beachfront yoga and medita-

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This page: Local stilt fishermen are perched above the clear water break. Opposite page: The majestic Sri Lankan elephants are the largest elephant subspecies in Asia and protected by Sri Lankan law. Killing one carries the death penalty.

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tion instruction. It’s a great base for exploring nearby beaches and tea plantations, as well as visiting Udawalawe National Park, which has the island’s greatest concentration of elephants. When it was time to head upcountry to see a bit of the interior, I went for a bit of “glamping” at the Madulkelle Tea & Eco Lodge, not far from Kandy. Its 18 luxury “tents” offer panoramic views of the Knuckle Mountains and neighboring tea plantations. I also visited the ancient city of Anuradhapura, filled with 2,000-year-old monasteries and temples under canopies of banyan trees. One highlight of my trip had to be a guided tour of Yala National Park, the country’s second-largest park, where I saw small herds of elephants as well as crocodiles and leopards, the latter more profuse here than virtually anywhere else in the world. The birds were

too numerous to count, but among them were great stone curlews and black-necked storks. Yet virtually every town I visited in Sri Lanka had various species of monkeys and exotic birdlife as a backdrop. It took a local to point out that I was seeing—among other creatures—hornbills, crested serpent eagles and bee-eaters. One of my favorite stops was the city of Galle, which has a wondrous old town that reminded me a bit of Zanzibar—a maze of streets filled with tiny shops selling spices and jewelry. I also explored the Galle Fort, a 16th-century Portuguese fortification that is a UNESCO-designated World Heritage site and, perhaps, the most famous site on the island. The international crowd is here in force, as are the cafes, bars and galleries to serve them. Outside of Galle, I stayed at Tri, an

eco-hideaway on the banks of Koggala Lake. Then I moved to Camp Weligama, which offers luxury accommodations on the beach. The sound of surf and my attempts at surfing kept me busy for a few days. The most remarkable thing I saw was a group of traditional stilt fishermen, balanced on stilts and casting their rods. Slow morning swims got me in the mood for yet another tranquil day in paradise. It’s clear that more hotel development is coming to Sri Lanka. A country this pristine and beautiful is simply too tempting for those in the business of tourism. So my sage advice is to go now, to move Sri Lanka up a few notches on your bucket list, to stay in these amazing boutique properties and immerse yourself in the Indian Ocean. It’s a lush, fragrant and sensual country that gives Bali a run for its money.

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6 GOLF COURSES you must play “Bucket list”? That’s too long-term. Grab your clubs and hurry to these great places as soon as you can. By Marty Hackel

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PINEHURST RESORT, PINEHURST, NORTH CAROLINA

A visit to Pinehurst is de rigueur, as there are at least six courses here that one should experience. My first priority would be Pinehurst course No. 2, a Donald Ross masterpiece that has seen numerous renovations, with the last one completed by Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw in 2010. Following the elimination of the Bermuda grass rough and the introduction of native hardpan sand with wiregrass, the course has a more natural feel and offers a great challenge, as evidenced by the 2014 U.S. Open for both women and men. A caddie here will increase your enjoyment of this great track. Pinehurst course No. 4 has recently benefited from a wonderful renovation by Gil Hanse, and now it is a worthy companion to No. 2. A fun fact here is that Hanse occupied the home of Ross while he was on the property. Hanse and his team also created a cool nine-hole short course called “The Cradle,” which is an ideal complement to other courses in the Pinehurst complex. When you arrive at the resort you will see what was the first miniature golf course in the U.S. Created in 1916 by James Barber, it offers the entire family a fun introduction to this historic resort. To be honest, there’s also another reason I love visiting here: The pancakes at the Pinehurst Resort are world-class.

ST. ANDREWS & KINGSBARNS, FIFE, SCOTLAND

Would any list be complete without “The Home of Golf?” This one requires a hop across the ocean, but it’s eminently worth it. Once you’re here, there’s much to be said for starting at the beginning—St. Andrews’ Old Course, which dates back to the 15th century. You can feel the wonderful history, and with the clubhouse of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews as a backdrop, the first tee shot will give you chills. There are six more links in St. Andrews providing a palette of amazing landscape to experience here. Close by is Kingsbarns, where the duo Mark Parsinen and Kyle Phillips shaped a masterpiece on land that was mined during the World War II. The views from this venue are memorable, and the par 3 15th that plays over a rocky inlet (where the wind is most always present) may be your Kodak moment. Besides golf, the town of St. Andrews has many great restaurants and shops, as well as Fisher & Donaldson, which might be the best pastry shop you will ever visit. (In my book a great cinnamon bun is a fine reward for walking 18.)

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SAND VALLEY GOLF RESORT, NEKOOSA, WISCONSIN

Then there’s the Badger State, with both old and new courses to try. For the latter, it’s time again to thank Mike Kaiser (the developer of Bandon Dunes) along with Craig Haltom, who recognized that this land had unlimited potential. And thank you, Michael and Chris Kaiser (Mike Kaiser’s sons), for delivering what Golf Digest has recognized as the “best new course of 2017.” Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw were entrusted with the responsibility of designing the first course (May 2017), and while they moved more earth here than at Sand Hills, their award-winning private course in Nebraska, the Sand Valley course fits the land like a great jigsaw puzzle. The sand here is employed in many different ways, from bunkers to waste areas, and I can assure you that you will use every club in your bag. The second course at Sand Valley is Mammoth Dunes by David McLay-Kidd, and it showcases Kidd’s maturity and style. The 14th hole was created with the design help of a Golf Digest “armchair architect” contest. Brian Silvernail, a graphic designer from Florida, presented the winning entry, and it’s a beauty. This drivable downhill par 4 has a sloping fairway and a Redan-style green (unusual for a par 4 hole). If you are skilled or lucky enough to drive into the speed slot on the right, you will be rewarded with a ball close to the green. Add a 17-hole par 3 course (by Coore and Crenshaw) and you will have a perfect couple of days of great golf and fun.

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Make this your next Wisconsin stop. Lawsonia Links, designed in the 1930s by William Langford and Theodore Moreau, is a must-visit for sure. The layout will test your short game, as the elevated greens and mounds will challenge your shot-making skills. Pro tip: You’ll want to practice your bunker shots before arriving.

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BANDON DUNES GOLF RESORT, BANDON, OREGON

With five distinctly different golf courses and a great par 3 track, this resort is the perfect starting point. Every golfer owes a debt to Mike Kaiser, who had the courage and conviction to find an area on the Oregon coast that was ideal for a unique golf experience. The first course, Bandon Dunes by David McLay Kidd, opened in 1999 and showcases this property’s magnificent dunes and ocean views. When Tom Doak’s Pacific Dunes course debuted in 2001, it was amazing that a second course could be created on the same land with such a different feel. Then in 2005 came the opening of Bandon Trails, fashioned by architects Bill Coore and Ben Crenshaw, and we all started to believe that this was indeed a special area that could be developed in many different ways. Old Macdonald (my favorite) opened in 2015. Here designers Doak and Jim Urbina approached their task by asking, “What would the great Charles Blair Macdonald have created on this land?”—Macdonald being one of the premier course architects of the early 20th century. Old Macdonald is a great walk (all of the courses at Bandon should be experienced walking) on a huge canvas of land. For example, the first hole provides an expansive fairway to hit, and it’s only when you arrive for your second shot that you realize the difficulty lies ahead with an elevated green. The journey continues with a unique collection, each respecting Macdonald’s genius. The trend-setting Bandon Preserve (Coore and Crenshaw) par 3 course opened in 2012, with all of the proceeds going to the Wild Rivers Coast Alliance, an organization that supports conservation, community and the economy on the southern Oregon coast. The first time you play you will be smiling for the rest of the day, as each hole has a twist or turn or slope and elevation to challenge your short-game skills. If ever a course were to be compared to an Easter egg hunt, this would be it. It’s only toward the end that you notice there are only 13 holes. I guarantee you will not care.

SILVIES VALLEY RANCH, SENECA, OREGON

Oregon again? Sure—the state has some of the best land in the country for golf, and Silvies Valley Ranch, situated 300+ miles from Portland and 200 miles from Boise, makes my list, as it’s big (100,000+ acres) and offers many activities beyond golf. When the goats (3,000) outnumber the local residents, you know this is not a typical golf course. Oh, and by the way, you can even use one of the goats as a caddie, as Akbar Chisti, the founder of Seamus Golf, has designed a unique golf bag specifically for this purpose! Architect Dan Hixson created two 18-hole layouts, which are played on alternate days, allowing you to play the course in both directions. Hixson’s excellent par 3 layouts are especially great and add to the fun of playing here. Don’t forget to sample the farm-to-table cuisine at Silvies and enjoy the many available nongolf activities, such as hiking, biking and horseback riding. Does this exhaust my list of great courses? No way—there are many more, with Bethpage Black in Farmingdale, N.Y., and Pebble Beach in Pebble Beach, Calif., as additional standouts I can’t neglect mention. It’s also great to play a course that has recently hosted a major, because if you watched the tournament you’ll have enhanced knowledge of the venue. But the half-dozen venues I’ve described here are great for starters. Make sure, if you can, that they don’t linger long on your “not yet” list.

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THE NEW PETER MILLAR SHOP AT GARYS Experience refined apparel in a luxury setting. By Karen Alberg Grossman

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Summer can be an ideal time for adventurous cocktail concoctions that really spice things up. By Daria Meoli

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ndian vindaloo, Ethiopian doro wat, Mexican chilate de pollo—have you ever wondered why some of the spiciest flavors originate in cuisines from the warmest climates? Super-spicy dishes actually can be refreshing on a sweltering summer night— and the same holds true for cocktails with a kick. Ingredients with heat increase circulation and raise body temperature, helping the body adapt to warm weather. Like a bowl of chili at an August barbecue, piquant potions can be—ironically—quite invigorating when it’s hot and steamy out. Libations made with sriracha, wasabi and other hot mixers can hit the spot in summertime. On the tail of last year’s turmeric trend, top mixologists and bartenders are looking to bring even more internationally inspired heat to their repertoire. They are exploring creative ways to balance savory spice with citrus and herbal notes (think tequila infused with serrano chiles mixed with fresh cucumber juice, basil, lemon and agave). At BlackTail, the Cuban-themed New York City watering hole named “Best New Cocktail Bar in America” at the 2017 Spirited Awards, the bar team continuously reviews their cocktails to make sure they give guests the kick they crave. They’ve added heat to Manhattans, pineapple-tequila sours and cucumber Collins. Behind the bar, they stock spicy bitters (Hellfire Bitters, Jamaican Jerk Bitters) and house-made infusions (Scotch bonnet oloroso sherry, ancho chile sweet vermouth and jalapeño gin) as well as bottles of Ancho Reyes Verde and St. George Green Chili Vodka. For recreational mixologists, there are many ways to add heat to favorite recipes at

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home. Spice up a tried-and-true margarita by swapping out traditional salt for dried and ground chipotle or put pepper-infused salt around the rim of the glass. Top off the five o’clock martini or traditional old-fashioned with a splash of habanero bitters or hot sauce. Hot peppers cause an endorphin release, and one way to chase a blissed-out, capsaicin-induced high is to make ice from hot-pepper-infused water. Add thin slices of jalapeños or cayenne peppers in one or two cups of water for about half an hour. Remove the pepper slices and use that water to fill an ice cube tray. Toss the cubes in a rocks glass with your favorite whiskey, tequila or vodka. As the cubes melt, you’ll really begin to feel that good kind of burn at the back of your throat. Talk about fire and ice! The best approach to experimenting with heat is to start conservatively, because alcohol intensifies the flavor of spices. “Different proof bases can extract different amounts of spice from specific ingredients,” says Will Pasternak, head bartender at BlackTail. “A higher proof base (like a 40 percent ABV gin) will extract much more spice than a less alcoholic base (like a 17 percent ABV vermouth). We use different quantities of alcohol to get the precise level of heat we want.” If your spicy kick inadvertently turns into a five-alarm blaze, add some agave syrup—the sweetness will counterbalance the heat. Should the occasion call for a more elaborate—and adventurous—cocktail, there are many delicious ways to bring the heat. We asked three expert mixologists how they play with fire to create spicy summer cocktails, and each shared a favorite recipe.

THE GARDEN PALOMA

Created by Meaghan Dorman of Raines Law Room, New York City

Move over, margarita. La paloma is the most popular tequila-based cocktail in Mexico. A traditional la paloma (which translates to “the dove”) is a simple and refreshing option that combines grapefruit juice, lime juice and tequila with club soda. But at Raines Law Room, a renowned New York City speakeasy named for an ill-fated 1896 law intended to curb city residents’ liquor consumption, bar director Meaghan Dorman adds house-made jalapeño agave syrup to create a paloma that is más caliente. For the cocktail: 2 oz blanco tequila 1 oz fresh grapefruit juice ½ oz fresh lime juice 2 dashes celery bitters ¾ oz jalapeño agave syrup 2 oz club soda Pinch of sea salt Lime wedge For the jalapeño agave syrup: 5 jalapeño peppers, sliced 2 cups boiling water 2 cups agave syrup  To make the jalapeño agave syrup, muddle peppers into a paste in a heatproof bowl or other container. Pour boiling water over peppers and stir in agave syrup. Let steep for 20 minutes, then strain.  For the cocktail, add tequila, grapefruit juice, lime juice, celery bitters and jalapeño agave syrup to shaker filled with ice. Shake until well chilled and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Top the cocktail off with club soda and garnish with a pinch of sea salt and lime wedge.

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DATE IN INDIA

Created by Raul Ayala of Dirty Habit, San Francisco

Created by Adam Dreyer of The Bad Apple, Chicago

At Dirty Habit, a restaurant and lounge on the fifth floor of the Hotel Palomar, bar manager Raul Ayala favors mixing brown aged spirits with fruity and smoky flavors, like dried chiles, and clear spirits with fresh green heat, such as serrano peppers, for an earthy, herbal touch. One concoction in particular—Date in India—keeps returning to the cocktail menu due to high demand. It’s a culture clash in a glass, blending Thai kaffir lime leaves, Mexican chile de arbol peppers and a liqueur made from Croatian cherries. This fire starter has all the makings for an exotic and memorable summer cocktail hour.

Adam Dreyer, bar manager at The Bad Apple in Chicago, draws inspiration from the fresh ingredients his kitchen procures from nearby farms. The Calvin and Habanero is one popular cocktail that got its start in the kitchen. “Our chef brought in some blackberries and black raspberries and our chef made a habanero and berry hot sauce,” says Dreyer. “We took it a step further by fashioning a cocktail inspired by the flavors in this spicy yet refreshing hot sauce our kitchen cooked up.” Though this tequila-based drink is named for a cartoon boy and his imaginary tiger friend, the heat in this cocktail isn’t child’s play. Dreyer infuses tequila with habaneros because they are not only one of the spiciest peppers, but also have a floral essence.

For the cocktail: 1.5 oz Del Maguey VIDA Mezcal ¾ oz fresh-squeezed lime juice ¾ oz spicy tamarind syrup ½ oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur Dehydrated orange slice Black Tajin-inspired seasoning For the spicy tamarind syrup: 1½ cups tamarind purée 1½ cups sugar 2 oz ginger (clean and chopped) 3 kaffir lime leaves 3 pieces chile de arbol (also known as bird’s beak chiles) For the black Tajin-inspired seasoning: 1 tsp. chili powder ½ tsp. chipotle powder 2 tsp. salt ½ tsp. activated charcoal For the syrup, combine all of the ingredients for the spicy tamarind syrup in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and let the mixture cool, then strain. Combine all ingredients for the Tajin-inspired seasoning. When you are ready to make the cocktail, combine all the ingredients—including the spicy tamarind syrup—and shake. Double-strain the mixture, then serve in a double old-fashioned glass and garnish with a dehydrated orange slice and black Tajin-inspired seasoning.

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THE CALVIN AND HABANERO

For the cocktail: 1½ oz habanero-infused blanco tequila 1 oz blackberry syrup or purée 1 oz lemon juice Ginger beer to taste For the habanero-infused blanco tequila: 4 habanero peppers 1 bottle of blanco tequila For the blackberry syrup or purée: 1 cup blackberries 1 Tbsp. lemon juice 2 Tbsp. sugar To infuse the tequila, cut 4 habaneros in half, add to one bottle of tequila. Let it sit for 4 hours and then strain. Some batches of peppers are spicier than others, so taste the infusion as it sits. To make the blackberry syrup or purée, add the berries to a saucepan with lemon juice and sugar. Mash the berries a bit and let them macerate before turning on the heat. Once the sugar has brought out some of the berries’ juices, turn the heat on medium. Let the mixture simmer for about 10 minutes, then remove from heat. After it cools, either blend the mixture and serve as a purée or put it through a strainer and use just the syrup. Add all ingredients and some ice to small shaker. Shake then pour into a glass rimmed with salt and top with ginger beer.

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Alex and Mike Faherty talk about making cool clothes and saving the planet. By Karen Alberg Grossman

does the entire Faherty team). Says Mike, “I think people respect the fact that we’re very hands-on. We spend a lot of time in the stores with our retail partners; we respond to our own Instagram comments. There’s a level of authenticity to our business that customers seem to appreciate.” Looking toward the future, these hardworking entrepreneurs plan to deepen their mission to help save the planet. Says Alex, “We’ve intensified our commitment to sustainability. Although very few of the big brands are doing it and few consumers seem to care, it’s pretty obvious our planet has a problem with too much waste so we’re hoping to at least start the conversation.” Mike elaborates, “We’ve hired a sustainability coordinator; we do composting here at the office. We don’t use plastic packaging or clips; in fact, there’s no plastic anywhere at company headquarters. All our tags and labels are made from renewable materials. It’s not a big deal but it’s something.” Asked how they first got involved in this

movement, Alex doesn’t hesitate. “We grew up surfing: We lived by the Jersey Shore, and we were always in the ocean so we gained an appreciation for nature. We both felt inherently guilty going into a business that relies on creating ‘new’ every season. If we can leave less of a footprint, it just feels better….” Mike compares fashion to food. “The apparel industry lags way behind the food industry that already offers all things organic: milk, eggs, butter…. Since we wear rather than ingest clothing, our industry has been slower to come around.” Alex adds, “The apparel industry has not yet been pushed by consumers to make a change and until that happens, it’s unlikely that shareholders will appreciate brands spending their profits on creating organic fabrics. But while sustainability is not a priority today (it’s number 4 or 5 on the list of brand-loyalty factors), that will surely change in the next five years. We’re proud to be on the leading edge.”

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In honor of Father’s Day, top menswear execs share lessons they’ve learned from Dad. As told to Karen Alberg Grossman

“Whoever does not have a good father should procure one,” advised the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche. The importance of fatherhood is universally recognized, as is the tremendous impact fathers have. Here, top menswear execs share some of the wisdom they’ve derived from their dads: Ermenegildo Zegna, CEO of Ermenegildo Zegna “My father Angelo was my role model. He taught me the importance of family and how to lead by example. He showed his children the significance of having vision, of taking risks, of thinking longterm. Most important, my father had a strong sense of humility and discipline. I am forever grateful to have learned these attributes from such an important figure in my life.” Brunello Cucinelli, CEO and founder of Brunello Cucinelli “Be ever so careful that the ox does not step out of the furrow.” As odd as this might sound, the greatest teaching I received from my father stems from this warning. My family were farmers in Umbria, and each of us had a precise task to carry out in order to make ends meet. One of my tasks was to lead the oxen during ploughing, while my father would operate the plough behind me. Once our work was done, he would stare at the newly traced furrows and say with satisfaction: ‘See how perfectly straight they are? Good job!’ And when I asked him why it was so important, he would reply: ‘Because they look better straight!’ “As a teenager I did not pay much attention. But over the years I’ve started to slowly understand how many things were meant by that apparently simple warning, and how important they all were. “I understood that the ploughshare, polished by use, shines in the sun like the purity of human labor; that the furrow is like the womb of generous Mother Earth; that year after year, through our ploughing, we were writing the great book of fathers; that tradition holds the values of the brightest future; that the straight furrow represents the integrity of the righteous. “Last but not least, I understood that beauty is indispensable for a good life. I thank my father and, so far, I’ve always tried to live by his teachings.”

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Arnold Silverstone, creative director of Samuelsohn and Hickey Freeman “My dad Peter is a judicious businessman, a loving, devoted family man, a competitive sportsman and a generous human being. He’s set the bar high in terms of how to live life with passion, commitment and integrity. “It’s no surprise that I followed his footsteps into the fashion business. Because he had his own tailored clothing company, I was able to study by his side from childhood. He always had the courage to allow me to fail and learn from my mistakes; he was always there for me when I needed him. Among my greatest joys has been having him with me during several of my career high points and to see the pride in his eyes. That’s the same pride I’ve always had for my incredible dad.” Mike Faherty, co-founder of Faherty Brand “I’ve always had a fascination with clothing and style. My dad Roger, who worked in finance on Wall Street, was a sharp dresser with genuine flair and a deep appreciation for quality fabrics and construction, which certainly rubbed off on me. I remember his closet full of tailored suits neatly lined up for the week and the perfectly soft Hawaiian shirts he would wear with panache in the summer. The clothing brand my brother and I founded six years ago is in many ways an homage to our dad.” Gianluca Isaia, CEO of Isaia “‘My Way” sung by Frank Sinatra was my father’s favorite song, and it’s the way he lived his life. Everything I know about our business I learned from my father, Enrico. He was a risk-taker and pioneer

in his field, taking over for my grandfather to run the second generation business. “Throughout my career, I had the great fortune to travel across the globe with this man who taught me every aspect of the business. Everything you do has an impact. It was amazing to work alongside him and experience firsthand the evolution of the brand. One piece of advice he gave me was the Latin phrase ‘Etiam capillus unus habet umbram suam,’ which means even a single hair casts a shadow. “My father had a great sense of style and was one of the first members of Pitti Uomo [the menswear trade show in Florence], which he attended regularly throughout his lifetime. He loved the Neapolitan classics and took styling references from elegant Neapolitan men as well as from Toto and other Italian film greats. Ultimately, though, my father taught me to define my own sense of style. “We carry on his legacy at Isaia by working hard and never compromising who we are and our own identity—made in Napoli.”

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