Why Buy A Men’s Luxury Watch?

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This is a guestpost from my friend Roman Sharf over at Luxury Bazaar - make sure to visit his website if you're in the market for a luxury men's watch.  When staring longingly at a luxury watch in a display counter, many gentlemen find themselves torn between the financial cost of the timepiece and the … [Read more...]

Men’s Jacket Linings – Should Jackets Be Lined Or Unlined?

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A rarely discussed point when buying a suit, sport jacket, or blazer is the issue of the jacket lining. You see - most men don't even realize they have an option. But you do - especially when buying custom or at a higher end menswear store. This leads to the question - which type of jacket is better … [Read more...]

Hot Weather Dressing – Dressing Sharp In The Heat (Part 1)

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MEN'S HOT WEATHER DRESSING - YOUR ULTIMATE GUIDE TO BEATING THE HEAT Summer is a tough time in classic menswear. Most of our most recognizable styles descended from British military and noble fashions, and the British Isles don't face the same kinds of summer that much of the United States does, to say … [Read more...]

How to Dress for Prom – A Young Man’s Guide To Formal Menswear

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Tuxes, rentals, alternatives to black tie, and everything else a young man needs to know for prom.  FYI, I dedicate this article to my friend Justin over at http://www.mytuxedocatalog.com - a family run American business looking to make the black tie-rental business a great experience. This is the time of … [Read more...]

A Man’s Guide to Buying Jewelry

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I've written before on how a man should wear cuff-links, watches, rings & accessories -  but what about buying it in the first place? The reality is that most of us aren't that comfortable in jewelry stores. Between the high price tags and the technical trade language it's easy to feel out of your … [Read more...]

Military Uniforms & Weddings

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Military weddings are awesome. I wish I would have had one. When I married my wife in 2004, I had just separated from the Marines months earlier. And although technically I was in the reserves and could have worn my uniform, I opted not to because 1) I was getting married in the former Soviet … [Read more...]

Dress Like James Bond New Years Eve

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Next year will be the 50th anniversary of the James Bond film franchise. Marked by the launch of Dr. No, the franchise has grown into a 5 billion dollar box office success. And for those last fifty years – between saving the world and watching Honey Rider emerge from the water – James Bond has inspired … [Read more...]

Business Conferences & Dressing Sharp – Always Create Strong First Impressions

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First impressions matter. They matter at work. They matter when you're out and about in public And first impressions especially matter at an event where you're meeting dozens of industry professionals face-to-face for the first time. Because you might have built a solid rapport with Charlie over … [Read more...]

Men’s Topcoats? How A Modern Man Can Stylishly Wear A Topcoat

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One of my favored Fall/Winter wardrobe items is a recently acquired Topcoat. But what exactly is a topcoat and how does it differ from an overcoat? Are there any benefits to owning one? Those were some of the questions I asked myself while examining this classic piece of outerwear. The … [Read more...]