CATEGORY: STYLE

10 TIPS FOR ROCKING YOUR BOW TIE LIKE A PRO

We secretly count down to August 28th every year, and for good reason. National Bow Tie Day celebrates one of the foundational pillars of men’s style: the elusive bow tie. The necktie’s quirkier cousin, the bow tie lends itself to a long history of sartorial prominence, first appearing in the Prussian Wars of the 17th… read more

10 THINGS WOMEN FIND MOST ATTRACTIVE IN MEN’S STYLE

Okay gentlemen, listen up. Now, we know that there are dozens of different reasons why men dress the way they do, why they make certain sartorial choices, and why they favor certain trends over others. Men that dress stylishly do so for a variety of reasons and to achieve a broad spectrum of goals, be… read more

15 INSPIRATIONAL INSTAGRAMMERS YOU SHOULD BE FOLLOWING

As Instagram and the the world of menswear evolves, the number of accounts only keeps growing. There’s a plethora of bloggers with top notch content, but in a sea of over 300 million active users, finding the ones that deserve a follow can be a hassle. Fret not, though. We’ve navigated the Insta-sphere and prepared a list… read more

HOW TO PROPERLY IRON A SHIRT

A shirt says a lot about the man wearing it. There’s a fine line between “freshly pressed” and “I haven’t done laundry in ages.” When you wear a wrinkled shirt, what you’re really saying is that you don’t care how you look, you’re incapable of operating an iron, and you really don’t want anyone to… read more

LEATHER BUYING GUIDE

Leather has been a quintessential part of fashion for pretty much the entirety of man’s existence. Every man needs some good leather products. Leather belts and wallets are trademarks of class, and a leather jacket? Well, a leather jacket provides instant, effortless cool. Here’s everything you need to know about why leather’s awesome, what to… read more

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT SUSPENDERS

Today, it’s pretty much a given fact that a well-dressed man and a good quality belt go hand-in-hand. But, belts as we know and use them today are a fairly new invention in the history of fashion. Prior to WWI, belts were used primarily, if not only, for military uniforms as a decorative piece. The known,… read more

HAIR PRODUCT GUIDE

Your hair is just as much a part of your look as that tailored suit you’re wearing. How you choose to style it will no doubt determine how people see you. Think of spiked hair versus a side-part. One screams “Jersey Shore” while the other suggests “gentleman.” Your hairstyle will ultimately be determined by the… read more

10 CLASSY WATCHES UNDER $100

Despite the fact that the evolution of the smart phone has made wearing a watch redundant, a watch’s ability to demonstrate personality and style has not been stripped. They are timeless (or time-full?) pieces. We all love our watches. However, we don’t particularly like the idea of spending the cost of a used car (or a cheap Rolex) on… read more

WHAT TO WEAR TO ANY WEDDING

It’s undoubtedly awesome to get an invite to a wedding. There’s a little partying, some music, an open bar–the works. But unless you’re the groom or the best man, there’s always the underlying question: What are you supposed to wear? When you’re not the one getting hitched, there’s a lot of gray area when it… 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

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

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

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

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

HOLIDAY OUTFIT INSPIRATION

The holidays are officially in full swing. The gatherings, carols, snow, and gingerbread, are just a fact of the season. You already have enough to worry about, and standing in front of your closet wondering what outfit to wear to your office party, family gathering, or other social events shouldn’t be among these. We’ve put together a… read more

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