Maintenance

Proper Garment Care Every Gent Should Know, Part One: Suits

June 12, 2012

Whether you are new to mens style or a veteran, there comes a time when, through the barrage of differing opinions, any man may become confused as to how to care for and store their nicer garments.

Today, we shall attempt to create a clear-cut, but simple, guide to suits and, over the next few sections, the respective clothes that go with them (shirts, ties, et cetera).

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Why you should have a relationship with your barber

May 15, 2012
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Here’s a little-known fact: I’ve been cutting my own hair since I was 13. My buddy had a set of clippers, and like any idiotic / brave / curious 13-year-old, I attempted, and failed, to give myself a decent haircut. Unfazed, I slowly learned how to tame those unwieldy things and make them do what I wanted.

It was probably never a great haircut, but most of the time I had short-cropped hair anyway, so practicing that blending (aka “the fade”) was pretty easy and I got the hang of it quickly.

At some point last year, I wanted a change.

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The Quick and Easy Three-Step Face Care Regimen, For Dudes… + our winner for the free GothamBox!

March 15, 2012

We don’t seem to talk much about skin and facial care on EG, so I thought it’d be good to at least let you guys know what I do. That way, if you’re completely clueless about where to start or if your regimen is any good, you can at least start with this.

I’m a fairly simple man when it comes to my grooming and facial care. I don’t do much more than basic upkeep, which seems to suit my situation just fine.

Read on for my quick and easy three-step facial care regimen, and see how yours stacks up!

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Three steps to initiate big changes, starting right now

February 28, 2012

When it comes to weeding out your closet, improving your style, taking the time to stock up with the necessary essentials and classic pieces, you know you need to take action… but how do you do it if you’re not strongly motivated to re-invent yourself?

Ultimately you’ll feel better about yourself and you’ll definitely look better, but you have to start somewhere. This list should help you get started.

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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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