The 17 Best Jeans for Men Under $100 Are Available at a Shopping Mall Near You

For a few years there, trying to find the best jeans for men felt a lot like getting into fancy wines. Point of origin suddenly mattered: was the denim milled in Japan or America? There was confusing terminology to learn—raw, selvedge, ring spun—and a whole whack of weird rules to follow, like never washing your jeans for the first six months. Oh, yeah, and the price tags on these artisanal dungarees were not unlike what you’d find on a well-aged bottle of Châteauneuf-du-Pape: wallet-busting.

Thankfully, stylish dudes in the know have mostly moved on from that level of denim geekery. Jeans are back to just being jeans: knockabout, utilitarian, the kind of thing you can dress up on a dinner date or pull on for a hungover Sunday without a second thought. More corner store beer than fine wine. As long as they look good, who cares how much they

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All the Drool-Worthy Deals Happenin’ on Hauliday, ‘Cosmo’ and Klarna’s 48-Hour Shopping Event

Photo credit: Courtesy
Photo credit: Courtesy

From Cosmopolitan

Just spitballin’ here, but one thing that could make this summer a little nicer is if there were suddenly a ton of great deals on your favorite brands and products. Wait—hang on, it turns out that Cosmopolitan (yes, us *blushes*) has teamed up with payments and e-comm platform Klarna (and its endless list of amazing retailers) to present you with Hauliday, an exclusive two-day shopping extravaganza with discounts up to 50 percent off. (Please hold your applause.)

Hauliday by Cosmo x Klarna will take place from August 8 to 9, so set your calendars, alarms, wallets, what-have-you Right. Now. Especially because in addition to the awesome slashed price tags across a ton of sites, there will be even more almost-too-good-to-be-true, time-sensitive deals happening throughout the weekend.

What’s so exciting about this literal shopping party is that a ton of cool brands are participating.

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Burberry Shakes Up Shopping With Physical, Digital Shenzhen Store

LONDON — Burberry is looking to break new retail ground in Shenzhen, China, today with a store that fuses physical and digital elements and asks shoppers to press their WeChat accounts into action as they game their way around the store, making virtual, and real life, discoveries.

The 5,800-square-foot store spans 10 rooms and was created in collaboration with WeChat’s owner, Tencent. Opening on Friday in the new Shenzhen Bay MixC development, it wants to offer the world’s most sophisticated digital audience experiences that can straddle both their online and physical worlds.

Thanks to a custom-made, mini WeChat program, the store offers games, personalized experiences, and the opportunity for customers to build and spend “social currency,” all in a hyper-polished, futuristic environment.

“We can’t think anymore about e-commerce and physical stores as two separate channels. There is a customer who will buy, communicate, view content, and have experiences

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Big Tech Goes on Shopping Spree, Brushing Off Antitrust Scrutiny

(Bloomberg) — The biggest U.S. technology companies have gone on a buying spree this year, waving off intense scrutiny from competition watchdogs and critics who say they’ve bolstered their power by snatching up nascent rivals.

The number of acquisitions by the five largest companies — Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc., Alphabet Inc.’s Google, Facebook Inc., and Microsoft Corp. — came at the fastest pace through June since 2015, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

Tech deals are accelerating even in the face of stepped-up antitrust scrutiny under the Trump administration. Federal officials are investigating Google, Facebook, Apple and Amazon for antitrust violations, and the Justice Department under Attorney General Willliam Barr is expected to file a monopolization case against Google in the coming weeks. Google and Facebook are also contending with investigations by state attorneys general.

A House panel is also conducting an inquiry into the state of competition in the

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