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10 GIFTS FOR FATHER’S DAY TO MAKE DAD FEEL DAPPER

It’s almost that time of year again. He raised you, he taught you right from wrong, he’s been around to see you at your best and your worst. Through his actions, you’ve grown to understand how to become successful in life and how to recover from mistakes. You owe a lot of what you know… read more

DECK THE DEN: MAKE YOUR MAN CAVE

“Man cave.” What’s that, you ask? Think of the infamous bat cave, but on a smaller scale (unless you’re Bruce Wayne, or have a lot of money to blow). A few years ago, the term “man cave” was even added to the official dictionary, so you probably know by now that if you don’t have… read more

HOW (AND WHY) TO WEAR COLORFUL PANTS

Summer is upon us, gents. Days are longer, clothes are lighter, and colors are… well, brighter. It goes without saying that there is definitely a resurgence of bold color and pattern happening in men’s fashion, and the menswear industry is imploring dapper folk like yourself to experiment with making a personal statement with your ensembles. Quite… read more

BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO GRILLING

One summer activity that we’re starting to get fired up about is grilling. Whether you’re a seasoned grill master or have never before ventured near an open flame, get out of the frying pan and get your hands on some good old fashioned backyard barbecue. If you’re just starting out, here’s everything you need to know to learn… read more

THE MEN’S ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO COLOGNE

Picking cologne is often a befuddling mess of hit-and-miss scents and an array of confusing foreign vocabulary. It’s a whole lot of jargon when all you’re trying to do is find your elusive signature scent. We’ve broken down all you need to know to find the perfect scent that embodies you in one comprehensive guide to cologne. Kiss the… read more

5 WAYS TO SURPRISE MOM ON MOTHER’S DAY

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching.  Go beyond the usual card and flowers, and make this year a special one for you and mom.  Of course, the traditional card and bouquet combo are and should be a given, but going beyond the norm this year will make it that much more special.  If you’re drawing a blank as… read more

BACHELOR PARTY IDEAS FOR ANY BUDGET

When someone says “bachelor party,” the first thing that comes to mind may be alcohol, strippers, and Vegas – so cliché. There’s nothing wrong with the standard debauchery of a wild night out, but there’s a difference between tried-and-true and it’s-all-been-done-before. Check out these unconventional ways to let loose one last time before officially tying the knot. There’s a party out… read more

A MODERN TAKE ON KENTUCKY DERBY STYLE

In what can best be described as a wildly festive and attractive conglomeration of high society meets fashion meets Mardi Gras-style chaos meets sports, the 141st Kentucky Derby weekend kicks off on May 1st in Louisville. During the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports,” horses race around a one-and-a-quarter mile track at breakneck speeds. and spectators dressed to… read more

KICKING UP YOUR SOCK GAME: A GUIDE TO MEN’S SOCK FASHION

  We all know that socks are a staple of any man’s wardrobe. However, for the majority of us, socks are merely seen as just that: a staple that serves only for the benefit of practicality and function. With this mindset, socks are cast aside as an entirely missed opportunity at evoking a keen sense… read more

20 ESSENTIAL BAR TERMS EVERY GUY SHOULD KNOW

“Shaken, not stirred.” It’s the motto of the classic Bond (that’s James Bond) martini, but why shaken over stirred? You’ve looked over countless drink menus, but stick with the usual because it’s the only one you know. We don’t blame you. Drink menus are riddled with countless terms that are confusing and ordering often feels like a… read more

FIRST DATE TIPS TO LAND THE SECOND

So you’ve managed to convince that cute girl you met at the coffee shop that you’re worth her time and scored her number in the process. Great! Now all you have to do is convince her that you really are. When it comes to first dates, it seems like everything’s up in the air. Where… read more

HAIR TERMINOLOGY: HOW TO TELL YOUR BARBER EXACTLY WHAT YOU WANT

We’ve all been there. You go to the ole’ barber, you give him a vague description about what you’d like with a lot of “yes,” “sure,” “okay whatever you think’s best”… and you end up leaving a little unsure of what just happened, ultimately deciding to just settle for the cut you agreed to. It’s just hair, right? You… read more

THE NOT-SO-BASIC SPRING MENSWEAR COLOR GUIDE

Spring is upon us, gents.  And with this season, comes new ways to reveal your dapper side.  Spring menswear has a new palette of colors that should not be overlooked.  This season’s most popular looks include shades of blue, green, and a dash of marsala.  Mixing these contrasting colors may seem a bit complex, so we’ve curated… read more

THE CASHMERE V-NECK: 3 WAYS TO WEAR IT

Spring is right around the corner, and if there’s one thing in your wardrobe that should be a staple of the season, it’s a sweater, preferably V-neck. This essential garment is great for 3 reasons: (1) Layering, so you can be prepared for whatever the weather brings. (2) Functionality, as you can dress a sweater… read more

PACKING TIPS FOR THE WELL-DRESSED GENT

So, you’re going away for a few days. Business trip, weekend getaway, or otherwise, you want to be prepared for any and all encounters that may come your way, but you don’t want to be caught lugging around several suitcases that are ultimately just going to slow you down. Packing is an art. Overpacking is… read more

VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE FOR HER

Alright gents, we’re sure you are well aware of what day is approaching–Valentine’s Day.  Despite the inevitable panic that often comes with finding the perfect gift, this should be a day of love (Cupid would have wanted it that way).  Although the pressure may be on, there’s no need to stress.  These 10 Valentine’s Day… read more

5 SHOES EVERY MAN MUST HAVE

You’ve thought about it before, “how many shoes does a guy really need?” We’ve all been there. Let’s face it, two shoes simply won’t cut it, but twelve might just be pushing it. You need shoes that will get you from the desk to dinner, but also something to wear on your casual weekends or on a morning… read more

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