Conventional wisdom dictates that the first two suits a man should own are navy and charcoal. (And this is one case where the conventional wisdom is right.) So what about suits three, four, five, and beyond? Make one of those … read more →
Hey guys, I’m a college student living in Miami. I recently bought a pair of loafers and I’ve been having some difficulty wearing them casually because of their shine. What can I do? Thanks a ton! We’ve all been there: … read more →
Thanks to those annoying baggage fees (not to mention long waits and the threat of losing your prized possessions during that layover in Denver), you’re likely carrying on a lot more than used to. And while a roller bag is … read more →
Gabe Alonso, Saturday December 29th, 2012 at
The first “sunglasses,” worn by the Inuits, were made from flattened walrus ivory, with slits carved in them—you know, Kanye Style—just large enough to see through. They didn’t block UV rays, but they did reduce the glare of the sun … read more →
Flowers are blooming. Random green things are sprouting. And now that you’ve finally put away your winter wardorbe for the season, it’s time to do the same for your liquor cabinet—and to lighten things up with some spring-appropriate libations. Assuming … read more →
Which color of shirt will be appropriate for a bluish black suit?
By a bluish black suit, I’m going to assume you are referring to midnight blue; a blue so dark as to appear black. It is used to great effect for tuxedos, as it can appear blacker than black in certain light.
If it is a tux, I would recommend... read more →
Jared Flint, Wednesday January 26th, 2011 at
It’s predawn in some windowless, low-ceilinged airport terminal like Atlanta’s Hartfield or New York’s LaGuardia. You’ve somehow managed to get packed at a ridiculously late (or early) hour, hail a cab in the morning frost, and make your flight in … read more →
Stocking an impressive home bar is a bit like—bear with us—dropping a blower into a coupe: looks cool, but if you’re not gonna race it, there isn’t much point. All those beautiful bottles don’t an operational bar make if you … read more →