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Club Cool

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Back ON our Bullsh!t + The Paradigm Shift in Shorts with David Ruff

April 16, 2021 05:10 - 58 minutes - 54.3 MB

Washed Media personality David Ruff joins host Barrett Dudley on this week's episode to discuss what's changed over the last couple of years on the shorts landscape, but first, the guys follow up on last week's discussion about Swiss performance brand ON Running.  On the back half of the 'sode, Barrett makes Dave play a round of the Circling Back Podcast's famous "Stan, Mute, or Cancel" with some of the season's hottest sneaker releases. SUPPORT THE POD: www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagr...

How Did ON Running Blow Up? Also: New Defenders, New Hummers, & Dude, We're Getting A Nike!

April 08, 2021 05:21 - 1 hour - 55.6 MB

SUPPORT THE POD (& WASHED) BY CHECKING OUT TODAY'S SPONSOR: www.ballsybrand.com (WASHED20 for 20% Off) Phil's back in the lab with Barrett at the Washed Media Studio to discuss how exactly Swiss performance brand ON Running managed to land themselves on the shelves of nearly every store imaginable and on the feet of half the people in the Home Depot gardening center.  To be honest, it's not totally clear, and there doesn't seem to be much information available about the label anywhere on th...

Shop Talk with Clayton Chambers of The Sprezza Newsletter

April 01, 2021 03:03 - 1 hour - 77.3 MB

Clayton Chambers is a southern-born, Brooklyn-seasoned content creator publishing the men's fashion and lifestyle newsletter, Sprezza.  He joins Barrett on this week's episode to talk about everything from his initial turn at the helm of a successful tailoring-based style blog during the hashtag menswear era to why he considers a ritualistic post-dinner amaro an absolute must.  Barrett and Clayton also make their way around to other summer cocktails and spirits, cooking in cast iron, brands ...

Shouts to Hailey B's Stylist, Butt-Cuts, & Natural Orange Wines

March 25, 2021 04:28 - 53 minutes - 49.8 MB

SUPPORT THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR: BALLSY www.ballsybrand.com (WASHED20 for 20% off) Barrett and Phil are live in the studio this week to talk about the two haircuts you're allowed to have as a dude on TikTok, including the revamped 90s butt-cut á la Ryder Strong from Boy Meets World.  Next up, the dudes discuss the Dr. Martens x Rick Owens collaboration and how designer and contemporary diffusion lines have been replaced by collaborations with more accessible, mainstreamed brands.  In the second...

The Grammys Bring Leather Back, Foamposites, & How to Dress When You're 40

March 18, 2021 04:30 - 55 minutes - 51.8 MB

Go show some love to our sponsor HEADSPACE: www.headspace.com/clubcool Barrett and Phil are together in the studio to talk Grammys, specifically the dazzling performances, three of which were given by artists that made great strides in bringing leather all the way back (albeit in different forms than we've become accustomed to.) A COVID vaccine derailment happens somewhere along the way, as does a discussion on whether or not Barrett should get a giant butterfly tattooed under his chest a l...

Fashion Films, Arc'teryx, & TikTok's Flow of Influence

March 11, 2021 05:58 - 1 hour - 56.6 MB

Barrett and Phil join forces to talk about the Queen (Latifah) on this week's podcast.  How does the conversation end up centered on CBS's The Equalizer?  Well, nobody is quite sure, but it definitely started with a segment on fashion films thanks to the recent photographs coming off the set of Adam Driver and Lady Gaga's Gucci murder film.  Next up, the dudes cover the latest outdoor brand to land atop the IG explore page, Arc'teryx.  And finally, the guys take a hotline call prompting them...

NIKE EXPOSED! + Hotline Calls

March 04, 2021 02:52 - 54 minutes - 50.4 MB

Join the Club, Support the Pod: www.patreon.com/clubcool On today's episode, Barrett and Phil breakdown the big news of the week involving a large scale sneaker reseller whose mom happened to be a high-ranking VP at... Nike.  This, in turn, leads to a wide-ranging discussion about the legitimacy of "collectibles" as a real asset class.  The dudes discuss digital highlights like Top Shot, the return of sports cards, and if these fads will go the way of Beanie Babies or be lucrative additions...

Spring 2021: Outlook & Trends

February 25, 2021 05:50 - 54 minutes - 50.7 MB

To help those Texans still in need: https://www.texasmonthly.com/news/how-to-help-texans-recover-from-the-winter-disaster/ SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: www.headspace.com/clubcool On today's podcast, Barrett and Phil recap a wild and terrifying week of winter storms before looking ahead to sunnier weather and brighter clothes.  As the dudes explore all of the things making Spring-Summer '21 collections tick, they also acknowledge feeling more overwhelmed and frustrated by the lack of normalcy and s...

TikTok, Turtlenecks, & Tiramisu with Kayla Haby of The Mail-In Pod & The Bitchin Chef

February 10, 2021 23:52 - 1 hour - 68.5 MB

Washed Media's newest podcast host, Kayla Haby, joins the Club for her first guest appearance.  Kayla is also a food blogger and knows her away around a kit pic for the 'gram, so conversation starts in the culinary world and before drifting over in to the style realm.  After Barrett and Phil chat with Kayla about all things cooking and baking, the trio covers the TikTok culture war happening between Gen Z and Millennials over the latter's refusal to give up on skinny jeans.  They also touch ...

Home Depot Kits, John Elliott Footwear, & Contrasting In-Store Experiences

February 03, 2021 21:19 - 1 hour - 56 MB

Check out our wonderful sponsor, Bespoke Post: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil are back together in the Washed Media studio to discuss the burning hot topics of the week.  Today, those are: - The Weeknd performing at the Super Bowl PEPSI CO. Halftime Show - Proper wardrobes for going to Home Depot and doing yard work - John Elliott's new Made-In-Italy footwear program - The importance of a good in-store shopping experience during and post-pandemic - Our new Patreon ti...

Inauguration Day Style Moments, The Downside of Brand Growth, Plus "Seinfeld" & "Friends" Fashion Becoming Current

January 21, 2021 06:06 - 1 hour - 56.1 MB

CLEAR YOUR MIND, FEEL LESS STRESSED: www.headspace.com/clubcool Barrett and Phil jump on the mics for another rousing edition.  First up, the boys talk about the many incredible style moments at today's historic inauguration, including but not limited to Bernie wearing his meme jacket and the Vice President's nephew showing up in Dior 1s.  Then, for the big topic of the day, the guys talk about how the necessity for business growth typically ends up hurting the product from your favorite d...

Wicker Basket Boys, Liner Jackets, Mr. EmRata, & Hotline Calls

January 14, 2021 01:37 - 1 hour - 63 MB

SUPPORT THE POD! www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod Barrett and Phil meet in the studio today for the first time in 2021!  It feels good to be back.  The boys breakdown some recent Big Fits and talk about the rise in popularity of liner jackets.  One kit examined, seen on Sebastian Bear-McCloud (aka Mr. Emily Ratajkowski), sparks a comparison to the King of Schlub, Adam Sandler, and yet somehow it works for him.  Or maybe it doesn't, nobody's quite sure.  There's also so...

Pop Culture Minute, Heaven's Gate Drip & 2021 Style Resolutions

January 08, 2021 23:32 - 1 hour - 63 MB

SUPPORT OUR AWESOME SPONSORS: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) www.headspace.com/clubcool Barrett and Phil are back for the first the Club's first episode of 2021.  Unfortunately, they have to record remotely, as Barrett had a brush with COVID earlier this week.  First up is a fresh Pop Culture Minute featuring Alexander Wang being a monster, the dissolution of KimYe, and the hottest new couple around: Harry Styles and Olivia Wilde.  Also on today's pod: Heaven's Gate had a pretty dope...

Emergency Pod: TNFxGucci, Jerry to Adidas, & Sneaker Bracket Oddities

December 24, 2020 00:05 - 37 minutes - 34.4 MB

It's Christmas Eve Eve, and Barrett is forced in to the studio for an emergency solo pod to discuss some pretty big breaking news regarding two very big upcoming collaborations. First, how do we feel about The North Face x Gucci collection? And second, what are the takeaways from Jerry Lorenzo's appointment at adidas? Lastly, Barrett discusses a few of the trends and surprises revealing themselves in the Sneaker Madness Bracket. SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS: www.headspace.com/clubcool www.luminsk...

2020 Style: Year In Review (Plus the Sneaker Madness Bracket)

December 18, 2020 07:01 - 1 hour - 58.4 MB

Support our wonderful sponsors: www.headspace.com/clubcool www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil get together in the studio for the final episode of the year. After talking a little bit about the ongoing Sneaker Madness Bracket, the boys give some final thoughts on what stood out style-wise in 2020 and what those things could mean for fashion moving forward. Thank you all for a wonderful year! Continue to support the podcast: www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagram.com/clu...

The Hotline is Back: Listener Voicemails Plus Chore Coats & AirPods

December 11, 2020 02:07 - 59 minutes - 55.3 MB

GO CHECK OUT OUR SPONSORS: www.hawthorne.co (code: CLUBCOOL) www.headspace.com/clubcool On today's podcast, the hotline is finally opened up, and listener voicemails make their hallowed return. Before going to the phone lines though, Barrett and Phil run through a few topics including chore coats, the new Apple AirPods Max, and Pantone's 2021 colors of the year. Discussions stemming from our listeners include gift suggestions for family members, fragrance recommendations, and how to deal w...

Are We Ever Wearing Suits Again? Talking Fear of God's 7th Collection Plus Thanksgiving Recaps

December 04, 2020 03:14 - 57 minutes - 53.6 MB

GET YOUR SOCKS ON: www.bombas.com/cool Barrett and Phil get together to share a little bit about how their Thanksgivings went. Botched turkeys, corn soufflés, Black Friday cops, Cyber Monday television purchases, they cover it all. Main topics on the show today include commentating on Fear of God's recently unveiled Seventh Collection, questioning whether or not Clooney actually used a Flowbee, and discussing Drake's big deal Nike line. SUPPORT THE POD: www.patreon.com/clubcool www.insta...

House Shoes, Phil's New Leather Jacket, Plus Listener Questions

November 25, 2020 05:45 - 58 minutes - 54.6 MB

GO CHECK OUT THIS WEEK'S SPONSORS: www.headspace.com/clubcool www.hawthorne.co Barrett and Phil get together to give thanks this for new pickups to show and tell. Phil's leather rider jacket from John Elliott made its way in to town, and Barrett finally hit a restock of the New Balance 992 Nimbus Clouds at the local Nice Kicks. Speaking of shoes, next up is a discussion on house slippers and the overwhelming number of choices out there, about a thousand of which were submitted and suggeste...

It's Beaujolais Nouveau Day Plus Some Clubhouse Redactions

November 20, 2020 18:44 - 51 minutes - 47.4 MB

GO CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) The boys have some sips in the studio to celebrate Beaujolais Nouveau day and compare a classic French version to a modern American take on the light red. Before the taste test, however, Barrett and Phil each have to redact former claims made on the pod. Other topics include some of the outfits from the 2020 NBA draft, the ongoing Black Friday sale craziness, Noah x Earth Wind & Fire, and probably some other stuff too. It's ...

Supreme Sells, The Romantic 1960s, Plus a Grailed Tutorial

November 13, 2020 04:21 - 57 minutes - 52.9 MB

IMPORTANT STUFF: 1. Check out our sponsor for the best in men's personal care and for all your gift giving need: www.hawthorne.co 2. Join our Discord: https://discord.gg/AHPXrJ6w 3. Check us out on Patreon: www.patreon.com/clubcool 4. Follow us on Instagram: www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod Barrett and Phil get together to chat about what's next for Supreme in the wake of their 2.1 billion dollar sale to VF. Next up, after watching "The Queen's Gambit," Barrett is feeling nostalgic for eve...

A Historic Day: We Found the Worst High Fashion Item Ever

November 04, 2020 00:09 - 57 minutes - 53.1 MB

Support This Pod's Sponsor, Get Dope Socks: www.bombas.com/cool Phil has returned to the studio to chat about a grab bag full of topics. Barrett talks Halloween, vintage shopping, and double knee pants before going deep on the Jacques Marie Mage x Nick Fouquet collaboration. Then, the boys roast the shit out of Demna's latest fashion troll, Balenciaga's Vibram FiveFingers spring-heeled abomination of a sneaker. To wrap things up, Barrett and Phil touch on the men's pearl jewelry trend, la...

Living Flexibly with Braxton Manley, Co-Founder of Braxley Bands

October 30, 2020 05:28 - 1 hour - 61.7 MB

Support the pod and join the Discord: www.patreon.com/clubcool Braxton Manley, co-founder of Braxley Bands, joins Barrett on the podcast to talk about how he turned a college marketing project in to a booming business that's moving thousands of aftermarket Apple watch bands. After interviewing Braxton about the origins, history, and future of the company, the guys move on to broader style topics including the recent uptick in membership-based shopping programs, the importance of learning to...

Is Aimé Elevated Supreme Now? Plus Boot Buys for the Boyz

October 23, 2020 19:53 - 59 minutes - 55.3 MB

CHECK OUT OUR SPONSOR: www.hawthorne.co (Code: clubcool for 10% off) Barrett and Phil get together to chat about the issues people care about right now. Namely, how is Aimé selling out of $500 wool button downs and $400 cargo pants? Have they reached a new level of hype that makes them a more stylish and elevated Supreme? Barrett also gives some thoughts on his new pair of ALD x New Balance P550s that may or may not be giving off big golf spike energy. On the back half of the podcast, th...

The Look That's Taken Over IG, Fall Trends for Women, Plus Reps, Fakes, & Homages

October 16, 2020 14:48 - 1 hour - 64.9 MB

SUPPORT OUR WONDERFUL SPONSOR, BESPOKE POST: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil are together in the lab again for an exposé on the world of fashion and sneaker reps, fakes, homages, and more. How did things get this deep? Is it Nike's fault? Is it ethical to support these types of products, and if so, where do you draw the line? But first, the guys discuss the current "Look" being endlessly served on everybody's Instagram Explore page, Phil gives a review of his new V...

Best Halloween Costumes: 2020 Edition & More Listener Questions

October 08, 2020 00:13 - 58 minutes - 54.2 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: www.bombas.com/cool With Phil absent today, Barrett kicks off the pod answering a few more listener questions with the help of Producer Randy. Topics include clothing featuring geographic locations you've never visited, fall colors, GQ's Top 50 Brands list, boat shoes, and more. On the back half of the pod, Barrett joins the Circling Back Podcast for "Club Ghoul's Halloween Extravaganza" where the dudes talk about the year's best costumes and more. SUPPORT THE POD! ww...

Felt Hats, Hitting the Wardrobe Reset Button, & More Listener Questions

October 01, 2020 05:00 - 59 minutes - 55.2 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR! www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil are in the lab together for International Podcast Day to answer some listener questions. After a brief discussion on gym kits and Phil's Fall Clothing Mount Rushmore, the dudes jump in: (2:16) Gym Kits (9:50) Phil's Fall Clothing Mt. Rushmore (17:55) The "Maufrais" Experience and Styling Felt Hats (36:25) Resetting Your Wardrobe & Evolving With Changing Styles (43:28) Lightning Round! SUPPORT THE POD & GET THE DIS...

Spinning Yarns & Records with UNI/FORM's Pat Allen

September 25, 2020 05:30 - 1 hour - 70.7 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: www.luminskin.com/clubcool Pat Allen, the man behind Los Angeles-based contemporary clothing line UNI/FORM, sits down with Barrett and Phil to talk about starting the brand and where it goes from here. Check out UNI/FORM's latest offerings: www.uniformla.com SUPPORT THE POD: www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod

Cactus Jack Sent Us! Taste Testing Travis Scott's McDonald's Meal On-Air

September 18, 2020 00:23 - 46 minutes - 42.7 MB

CHECK OUT THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil connect in the studio to try out the McDonald's "Travis Scott Meal" live on-air and discuss the marketing brilliance behind the partnership. (IT'S LIT!) On the back half of the pod, the dudes pick up where last week's episode left off to talk about how the perfect t-shirt should fit in 2020 and how that differs from just a few years back. Finally, the guy's run through some of GQ's "Big Fits of the Week" ...

Musings on Elevated Style: What's Changed Over the Last Two Years?

September 11, 2020 17:34 - 28 minutes - 26.3 MB

SUPPORT THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR: www.keeps.com/clubcool (First, apologies for the audio this week. Phil was out, and I was swamped, so this was recorded from the closet with a less-than-ideal mic setup.) Barrett jumps on the track solo to offer some thoughts on how elevated style foundations have undergone a significant shift over the past couple of years. Based on an unreleased column written towards the beginning of the pandemic, Barrett talks about how the routine answers he's given hundre...

It's Plant Week! Plus Shopping Stories from the Weekend

August 31, 2020 22:44 - 55 minutes - 51.7 MB

On this week's episode, Barrett regales Phil with numerous stories about shopping over the weekend, highlighting the ways brands have come up with "genius" tactics to get us to spend money. Products included in the conversation include the Nike SB "Laser Orange" Dunks, the Union Los Angeles Jordan drops, Aimé Leon Dore's first FW20 release, and house plants from Desk Plants in Austin, Texas. After that, the second half of the pod is dedicated to talking plants. It's Plant Week! SUPPORT TH...

The Club Cool Playlist 2.0 + Fall/Winter Drops Are Officially Here

August 24, 2020 22:46 - 57 minutes - 53.1 MB

Check out this week's sponsor, LUMIN, for incredible men's skincare products: www.luminskin.com/clubcool After a quick recap of the weekend and a brief discussion about new-age department store, Neighborhood Goods, Barrett and Phil talk music. The conversation includes notes about Sofia Coppola's new film scored by Barrett's favorite band, Phil's go-to vinyl albums, 90s and 2000s hip-hop, and why EDM is now a source of depression. Stay tuned for an eclectic mix of tracks on our second offi...

Been Trill Phil, Celeb Sneaker Watch, & ALD Goes Pre-Order

August 17, 2020 23:13 - 45 minutes - 42.1 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR! www.bombas.com/cool Barrett and Phil are back for an episode in their new Monday time slot to recap the weekend and hit a few style and pop culture moments along the way. Barrett laments his first 72 hours with a new puppy while Phil gives us an update about shower doors. On the fashion front, the dudes discuss the sneaker choices of Zoe Kravitz, Ben Affleck, and Ana de Armas (AKA BenAna). That leads to a brief chat about JJJJound founder Justin Saunders who, it turns...

Trying to Cop Mid-Pod, Nordy's Anni Sale, & Nike ISPA

August 14, 2020 16:35 - 53 minutes - 49.4 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil get together on Friday morning for another episode of Club Cool. Conversation begins with a recap of the individual house projects they've each got going on before moving in to a little bit of wine talk. After that, Barrett describes a colossal failure that occurred while trying to cop 18 East pants just before they hit record. In the back half of the pod, they discuss what to look for during Nordstrom's annual A...

2020 Trend Report: TikTok + 2000s Goths = Fashion?

August 05, 2020 22:57 - 50 minutes - 46.8 MB

Barrett and Phil get together this week to talk through some of 2020s current and emerging trends. As the discussion evolves from trucker hats to jean shorts to painted nails to carpenter pants, it becomes more and more clear that 2000s goth/punk/Warped Tour style has been refracted through Gen Z's propensity for slouchy silhouettes and pattern clashing to define the bleeding edge. Leave it to Hedi Slimane then, ever inspired by youth culture, to show us the way in his SS21 runway show, apt...

Bag Talk, Number Talk, TV Talk

July 30, 2020 15:10 - 56 minutes - 51.9 MB

1. Further discussion on "Down to Earth" and "I'll Be Gone in the Dark" 2. "BY THE NUMBERS" -- Breaking down some wildly fascinating numbers in the fashion world. 3. Bag Talk

A Big Discussion on Budget Shopping & A Little Effin' Around

July 24, 2020 18:31 - 1 hour - 69 MB

SUPPORT THIS WEEK'S SPONSOR: www.luminskin.com/clubcool Phil and Barrett are back in the Lodge to bring you another episode of Club Cool. Today's poddy starts with a broad range of topics, covering everything from the weekend's hottest drops (Off-White 4s, Grateful Dead Dunks, jjjjound NBs, ALD sale) to Zac Efron's new Netflix show, "Down to Earth." In the second half of the show, the guys discuss everything you need to know about shopping on a budget, talking about specific brands and off...

Ross Bolen Joins to Talk the White Guy Style Showcased on "DAVE" (FX on Hulu)

July 17, 2020 19:43 - 59 minutes - 55.3 MB

SUPPORT THE POD BY CHECKING OUT BESPOKE BOST: www.boxofawesome.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Club Cool's very first guest, Ross Bolen, returns to the Clubhouse to breakdown some of the incredible style choices on display throughout FX on Hulu's "DAVE." From Mike's off-duty Online Ceramics tie-dyes to Dave's mauve suits and turtlenecks, "DAVE" showcased some quintessential white-guy style moves. Ross also chats about officially becoming an #influencer as a Zanerobe ambassador and the sneaker battl...

YZY GAP, Kanye Derails, & The Continuing "Retailpocalypse"

July 10, 2020 16:42 - 1 hour - 69.7 MB

Support our sponsors by checking out the links below: www.keeps.com/clubcool www.bombas.com/cool Barrett and Phil are back in the lab to record remotely and discuss Gap's big new deal with Kanye West. Of course, no conversation can be had at this point without also addressing Kanye's subsequent announcement that he's running for President. The dudes try to make sense of what came after Ye's declaration, as the sneaker mogul went on to make a number of outlandish quotes and claims in follow...

Commodifying Contemporary Artists, Plus Malbon: The Golf Brand Bringing Streetwear to the Course

June 26, 2020 00:40 - 1 hour - 58.9 MB

SUPPORT OUR WONDERFUL SPONSORS! www.buyraycon.com/clubcool www.luminskin.com/clubcool Barrett and Phil are back to discuss contemporary art, specifically how it's been commodified by artists like Brian Donnelly (A.K.A. KAWS) and companies like Medicom Toy. Other artists such as Joshua Vides, Daniel Arsham, Will Bryant, Damien Hirst, and Jeff Koons are also brought in to the conversation, as are design collectives such as House of LAND. After getting artsy with it, the duo looks in to som...

The Joy of McDonald's, Wedding Ring Options, & The Best J's Ever

June 18, 2020 21:12 - 1 hour - 60 MB

Go support our awesome sponsors: www.manscaped.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) www.bluechew.com (Code: CLUBCOOL) Barrett and Phil get together to talk fast food and coffee grinders before jumping in to a lengthier discussions about ways to mix up your wedding ring options. Next up is a rundown of our favorite Jordan models of all time. Support our Patreon: www.patreon.com/clubcool Follow us: www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod

The Bill Comes Due for "Streetwear" Plus Phil's "Last Dance" Takes & Space Hippie Snaz

June 12, 2020 02:01 - 1 hour - 64.3 MB

The Bill Comes Due for "Streetwear" Plus Phil's "Last Dance" Takes & Space Hippie Snaz by Barrett Dudley

Space-X Suits, Hype's Economic Immunity, Plus "Outer Banks" Style

May 29, 2020 22:46 - 52 minutes - 48.9 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS! https://www.manscaped.com/ (Code: CLUBCOOL for 20% off) Join Barrett and Phil for another hour of style and pop culture discussion. Topics this week include the underwhelming Space-X astronaut suits, the great style featured in Netfix hit "Outer Banks," and the surprising steadiness hype and resell culture has shown in the face of a massive economic downturn and record-setting unemployment numbers. SUPPORT THE POD! www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod

Phil Returns to the Clubhouse to Talk Shop

May 22, 2020 22:34 - 1 hour - 60.3 MB

Go Support Our Sponsors! www.luminskin.com/clubcool (Excellent skin solutions for men.) www.buyraycon.com/clubcool (Affordable high-quality bluetooth headphones.) Phil joins Barrett for a freewheeling conversation covering a very wide range of topics, including: - Lettuce trims - El Cosmico's serape robes - Levi's 501s & ALD loafers - Watch awareness - Post Last Dance Jordan resurgence - Sheer absurdity of the Nike Dunk craze - Almost bending to Supreme's will - The proposed changes to th...

Buying Habits in the Age of a Pandemic featuring Will DeFries

May 15, 2020 22:39 - 53 minutes - 49.9 MB

Will DeFries of Washed Media, the Circling Back Podcast, and Sunday Scaries joins Barrett for a discussion on current buying habits, changing priorities, and the future of consumption as it relates to shopping for clothing and homewares. SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS: www.omaxhealth.com (Code: CLUBCOOL, 20% sitewide) www.bluechew.com (Code: CLUBCOOL, first shipment free) SUPPORT THE POD: www.patreon.com/clubcool www.instagram.com/clubcoolpod SUPPORT WILL DEFRIES: www.instagram.com/willdefries https...

Watch Talk with Bilal Khan of A Blog To Watch

May 08, 2020 18:05 - 1 hour - 89.6 MB

Bilal Khan, Senior Editor at A Blog To Watch, the World's Most Popular Watch Blog, joins Barrett and Phil to discuss everything watches. After chatting about the industry at large and what it's like to review ultra-expensive watches, the guys break down some trending styles in the watch world and address some listener inquiries about age-appropriate luxury watches. Finally, they wrap up the conversation with a buyer's guide, giving advice to potential buyers about sourcing vintage watches a...

Rodman Blazing Trails, The "Made in China" Myth, Chunky Dunky SBs, & ALD Loafs

May 01, 2020 22:27 - 1 hour - 61.5 MB

Barrett and Phil cover a ton of ground in today's episode. First up, an ode to the trail blazer himself, Dennis Rodman. The man paved the way for NBA enigmas like Russell Westbrook and Kelly Oubre Jr. as well as for modern rap icons like Young Thug and Lil' Uzi Vert. Up next, Barrett breaks down why country of origin is no longer a reliable indicator of quality in clothing and why China is actually able to produce some of the best products on the market. Finally, the dudes go through a ro...

Supreme's "Charitable" Donation & Style Moments on "The Last Dance"

April 26, 2020 05:48 - 36 minutes - 34 MB

Barrett and Phil jump on Streamyard to chat for a few minutes about a couple of the week's hottest style and pop culture moments. After Barrett breaks down a few of the online yoga options he's been testing out, the dudes discuss the ethics surround Supreme's ultra-hyped t-shirt drop for COVID-19 relief. Next up, the guys talk about several of the craziest fashions featured in ESPN's Michael Jordan documentary, "The Last Dance." SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR! www.hawthorne.co (Code: COOL) Timestam...

Quarantine Hair Care, Cozy Pants, & Does Ellen Suck?!

April 18, 2020 16:46 - 1 hour - 68.5 MB

Barrett and Phil get back in the lab for another episode of Club Cool. After talking through some ways to mix up your lockdown routine, the boys address a guy's best options when it comes to maintaining the lettuce under quarantine. Next up, the dudes discuss some of their favorite pants, sweats, joggers, and shorts for being trapped in the house. Finally, the guys cap the episode off with some thoughts on the Ellen controversy, when social restrictions could end, and Aimé Leon Dore's seco...

Drake's Extravagant House & The Elite Fashion Show You've Never Heard Of

April 11, 2020 17:28 - 58 minutes - 54.1 MB

Barrett and Phil get together to discuss two manifestations of over-the-top extravagance. First, the dudes dive in to Drake's opulent Toronto mansion, The Embassy, as featured in Architectural Digest. After that, they examine a Dolce & Gabbana fashion experience provided to the highest stratosphere of male shoppers, Alta Sartoria. Questions throughout include: Is this type of conspicuous consumption even desirable anymore? What are more tasteful and palatable versions of these things? SU...

Celebs We'd Party With // Hot Drops // Hype or Heat

April 03, 2020 22:45 - 1 hour - 66.3 MB

SUPPORT OUR SPONSORS: www.hawthorne.co (Code: COOL) Barrett and Phil login remotely for this week's Friday edition of Club Cool. Topics we serve up today include choosing the celebrities we'd most want to party with, books we're reading, hot drops, and the finale of Netflix's "Tiger King." Timestamps: (0:45) Coronavirus Catch-up (2:38) What We're Reading (10:07) The Weeknd's New Album & Other Celebs We'd Party With (21:08) Hot Drops // Hype or Heat -- Air Jordan 1 "Court Purple" -- Nike x ...