ALEX CRANE SHOP AT BROTHER FRIEND AUSTIN TX menswear, men's gifts, pants, shirts, and coffee

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from Barton Springs to Barcelona.

austin texas men's lifestyle shop with Tim Nicholson wearing Joe's Jeans, Retro t-shirt, shinola watch, TOM's sunglasses, and chukka boots

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austin texas men's lifestyle store with menswear, coffee, and events

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No Body Like You(rs)

No Body Like You(rs)

It's been three years of styling at Brother Friend and here's a thing I've learned:

Ain't nobody like you, ain't no body like yours.

During my time consulting Greek-life orgs, I learned that many frat houses are scattered with muscle and fitness magazines. Hey, women aren't alone in their body image discussions. Hello, empathy.

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Making Your Mark

Making Your Mark

In the moment, the wrong mark might have felt like a mistake to be removed. So I did. But it wasn’t a mistake. It was a mark waiting to be refined. 

So, now what? No more eraser, plenty more lead. Guess the mistakes will stay right there on the page.

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Start Where You Are

Start Where You Are If you want to go someplace new, where you are now doesn't matter.

People who make things happen do so by accepting where they are today but refusing to let it limit them. They realize they have control over their destinies. They own next.

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Featured Brands

Alex Crane
Rye 51

BN3TH - Cotton Citizen
Crossley - Joe's Jeans
Heroes ATX - Elwood Clothing
Iron & Resin - Hiroshi Kato
La Boucle - Hammer & Hound
Far Afield - The Original Madras Co.
Take Care Coffee
TOMS - The Normal Brand
Retro Brands - Richer Poorer
Road to Nowhere
Salt & Stone - Spitfire