September 2011

Well said: A simple guide to choosing, buying, and wearing dress shoes

September 28, 2011

As I was getting ready to write about choosing a good pair of leather dress shoes, I came across this well-written article that pretty much covers all the bases, and then some. I just had to share it with you guys. Why reinvent the wheel if it was already invented, right?

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Staying forever young: giving premature aging the boot

September 26, 2011

If personal ads read like the following, most guys would never think about taking preventive measures to ward off premature aging: Swedish bikini model seeks middle-aged male with wrinkled skin for fun with no commitment. Brown spots a plus.

But since ads like this don’t exist, it’s probably a good idea to take the steps necessary to keep skin looking young and fresh.

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Sartorial Evaluation: How to be stylish in your 40s and beyond

September 22, 2011

The other night, the girlfriend and I caught a late showing of Crazy, Stupid, Love. Steve Carrell’s character, Cal, is a middle-aged, soon-to-be divorcé who, in an attempt to pick himself up after days of self-loathing and pity, becomes inspired and then coached by a younger, smoother-talking, swaggerific Jacob (played by Ryan Gosling), and ultimately reinvents himself.

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How to nail it: Taking care of your hands at home

September 4, 2011

Hands say a lot about a man. Sure they’re not the first thing folks notice, but they’re usually the initial part people come into actual contact with. And whether shaking, high-fiving or caressing, it’s beyond important they communicate the right message.

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