Freshness Grid: Valentine’s Picks Curated by End Clothing

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Think of one of those voluminous 10-page diner menus, where the staggering number of options is almost paralyzing. That's the sensation one might experience when browsing the selection at End Clothing for the first time, except now you're replacing middling gastronomic fare with an array of five-star brands and exclusive products. So that you're not overwhelmed, we've isolated a few choice pieces for Valentine's Day shopping. Each of these wardrobe essentials and accessories can stand on its own, but the goods also fully complement one another. They come together to form something of a stylish starter kit for the modern man.

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[column width="48%" padding="3%"]1. Daniel Wellington Classic Oxford Watch A simple, timeless dress watch is refreshed with a colorful NATO strap, making it versatile enough for both work and play.

2. Comme des Garcons Play Red Eau de Toilette This limited-edition scent is imbued with warm, complex and subtly sweet notes -- essentially Valentine's in a bottle.

3. adidas Consortium x Pharrell Williams Stan Smith 'Big Polka Dot' Pharrell reinvents the classic Stan Smith with giant polka dots, instantly giving the low-profile shoe an outsized personality with pop-art flair.

4. Armor-Lux 1525 Long Sleeve Loctudy Tee Style and authenticity come together in this long-sleeve tee, made from a brand -- Armor-Lux -- based in the region of France where the iconic breton stripes originated. The sturdy and durable jersey cotton build is thoroughly enlivened with the playful white and red-stripe theme.[/column]

[column width="48%"]5. A.P.C. Petit Standard Jean A no-frills jean cut in a modern, slim cut, offered in black denim for a welcome alternative finish, one that will age just as beautifully as the indigo pair already hanging in your closet.

6. Acne Jam Ups Denim Jacket The archetypal denim jacket is made even better with a bit of stretch for comfort, as well as an overdyed black that confers a sleek aesthetic.

7. Comme des Garcons SA0203 iPad Wallet Your favorite CDG wallet is remade as an iPad case, built with premium cowhide leather, zip closure and a fold over design that safely secures your iPad when traveling.[/column]

Produced by: Dan Hwang