Does Your Haircut Fit Your Face?

May 29, 2014

After years of practice and thousands of haircuts sculpted, I like to think I’ve perfected the craft, and that everyone who enters my salon leaves looking better than when they’ve come in.

It’s taken me a lot of dedication and effort to learn how to perfectly arrange men’s hair. It’s something I’ve earned. So it doesn’t surprise me when good-looking young gentlemen ask me for cuts that will make them look terrible.

After all, most men decide that they would like to style their hair after whatever is fashionable, instead of what naturally fits their features.

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How To Score A Bargain (In Person and Online)

May 22, 2014
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Looking good doesn’t mean you have to spend $700 on an outfit – some of the best buys can be found in vintage market stalls and second hand charity shops.

In this article, we’re going to take a look at our top options – both in-person and online – for finding decent yet inexpensive items that will make you look good and complement your existing wardrobe.

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Staying Cool During Your Commute, featuring Ministry of Supply

May 15, 2014

You won’t be surprised when, at first, I wrote off Ministry of Supply and their line of “technologically advanced” clothing.

What’s wrong with regular cotton? What about a little extra antiperspirant? Is complete comfort really that important?

As time went on, I couldn’t escape MoS. Mentions of their goods were everywhere I looked.

Being the curious, inquisitive men’s style writer, I couldn’t help but ignore my preconceived notions and dig a little deeper. Coincidentally, around the same time, they reached out to me and offered me a chance to take a closer look.

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How To Pull Off Bold Pattern, featuring the Gagliardi Blazer

May 8, 2014

A while back, the folks at Gagliardi contacted me and asked if I’d take a look at their offering. I was immediately drawn to their beautiful lookbook and new spring / summer line.

The following is a featured post for Gagliardi. All opinions and thoughts are my contributing editor’s own.

In addition to the blazer’s review, we wanted to give you a couple ideas about how to make a boldly-patterned blazer work for you. Hope you enjoy!

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Transitioning To Linen: A Black Lapel Photo Essay and Review

May 1, 2014
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As we approach summer, now is a great time to start contemplating the transition of your wardrobe from heavier to lighter fabrics. Vice versa for those of you in the Southern Hemisphere, of course (bummer, but you’ve had your fun).

The items I personally look forward to rotating the most are my suits and sport coats. Out with the tweeds and heavy wools, in with the summer-weight stuff, the lightweight cottons, and the linens.

My friends at Black Lapel gave me a chance to check out some of their new suiting, and suddenly, I have a new summer favorite.

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