State of the Union: Kempt sympathizes with Gawker’s outrage over men’s shop Unionmade—by listing off some other confusingly named retailers, like the fruitless Banana Republic. [Kempt]

Airport Nachos: Details gets some excellent holiday travel advice from Mr. “No Reservations” himself, Anthony Bourdain. [Details]

Stone Cold: The blokes at Esky across the pond have got a sneak peek at some never-before-seen Rolling Stones photos from when they bunked up at that French villa. [Esquire UK]

Giving Tree: The story of one 80-foot Christmas tree and its date with destiny/Rockefeller Center. [BuzzFeed]

–N.B.

Photo: Irina Shayk by Juan Aldabaldetrecu for Xti 2012