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    What Musician Alison Mosshart Can’t Live Without“It could be saving my life, come to think of it.”
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  18. reading lists
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  27. recommended by experts
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  28. ask a cool person
    The Best Chinos for Men, According to Stylish MenOnes from Italy, ones for $20, and many with some secret stretch.
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  30. things we don't talk about
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    The Best Men’s Socks, According to Stylish (and Active) MenFrom no-shows to wool-silk blends to a pair depicting Edvard Munch’s The Scream.
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  46. ask a cool person
    The Best 40th Birthday Gifts, According to People Who’ve Reached 40Six cool people who’ve turned 40, along with two about to turn 40, share their recommendations.
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  48. trust me i should know
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