Tips: Hand Washing Wools

Hand_Wash

Gents,

Now that you can officially call “no-backsies” on Spring, it’s time to put away the heavy wool and cashmere from the polar vortex era.

But instead of sending everything out to be dry cleaned, hand washing will save your garments and your wallet. Here’s how. Continue reading

Camel Colored Spring

Photos by Celton Agpoon

Gents,

Navy blazers, wear them if you want.

Navy is good, it’s fine, practical.

It’s also expected, and if you’re not careful, boring. Let me introduce you to another option. A softer, thermostatic option; a luxurious option that exudes sartorial triumph. It’s made from camel hair. And a camel hair sport coat will be your new go-to for Spring. Continue reading

Holidays Rescued: Gift Guide Pt. II

Polo Bear Sweater

Gents,

Along with home gifts, you may want to consider clothing someone else for the holidays. This decision is rife with danger, but here are a few foolproof solutions. Don’t be ashamed if you keep one for yourself. Continue reading

Style Vets: Part II

Vintage British DPM Pocket Square

Gents,

This is the second part of our Veterans Day tribute. Check out the first here.

The military silhouette is the true gift of military style, but don’t be fooled, you may want to check out the gear too.

Here are six of the very best items and details from military style and where to get them. Continue reading

Brooklyn Stand Up: Shop Guide

Schott A2 Jacket at Smith and Butler

Gents,

It’s time we took a stroll.

Let’s head to all the blog-worthy men’s shops right over the bridge in Downtown Brooklyn (yes, I call all of this Downtown Brooklyn) and preview the best of their Fall/Winter 2013 menswear. All of these shops have been here well before ahem… LuluLemon and these are my favorite pieces from all the incoming collections. All stocked locally. Brooklyn stand up. Continue reading