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Indiana Basketball: Top 5 Moments

From the beginning of college basketball, Indiana has been a consistently prominent program respected by everyone involved in the game. IU is known most for winning 5 NCAA National Championships and legendary coach Bob Knight. Although there have not been nearly as many W’s on the schedule in the recent past, IU Basketball fans always [...]

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Weekly Blog Roundup

100 Days of Ties:Will at Momentum of Failure is in the middle of a 100 day commitment to wear a tie to work in his casual work setting. In an effort to bring back traditional classiness to the workplace, he is urging others around the world to do the same. All he asks is that [...]

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Tom Brady: Fashion Icon and Football Legend

Born in California in 1977, Brady grew up playing football and eventually landed in Ann Arbor at the University of Michigan. Brady entered the NFL draft in 2000 only to get shafted as a sixth round pick. This sixth round pick then went on to win in 3 of his 4 Super Bowl appearances, capture [...]

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Blog Spotlight: Gentleman’s Gadgets and A Guide to Bad Taste

Hermés Tie Case: $1,975Every man likes fast cars, nice clothes, new electronics and nice vacations. Am I right? A blog I found over year ago, Gentleman’s Gadgets, offers a daily dose of motivation to work hard to make the millions you’ve always dreamed of. The blog, dubbed the “Inspirationsource for Men,” features products that I [...]

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No Mulligan for Tiger

Tiger's fourth win at The Masters When thinking back on sports history, I often times find myself wishing I could have lived to witness the spectacles of athletes like Muhammad Ali, Babe Ruth or Jack Nicklaus. But as I take one more step back, I realize that we are living to see, in my opinion, three [...]

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Tie Accessory: The Collar Pin

Early in the century, shirt collars had the bad habit of rolling up as you wore them. One solution was to pin a safety pin underneath the tie knot, pinning the collars down and propping the up the knot. Like other tie accessories, such as tie clips, the collar pin has utilitarian origins. Similar to other [...]

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Fall Trends to Watch Out For

It’s not too early to start thinking about fall, right? Heck, it got down to 70 degrees a couple of days ago. Next thing you now, I’ll be bundling up in pants and a jacket. While on the hunt for clothes this fall, keep these trends in mind: 1. The big trend this year is military [...]

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The Pros and Cons of Tie Alternatives

There are plenty of reasons men list for not wanting to wear ties. They get dirty at lunch, they flop in the wind, they’re too tight, etc. Though I think all these excuses are unwarranted, I can understand preferring to wear a different neckwear instead. So…here are your options, in order of formality: Cravat: Advantages: A zillion ways [...]

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LEGO Watch Review, part 2

Last post I gave an overview of my experiences with LEGO watches. One of my favorite functions is that you can mix and match any color combination for the band that you’d like. So far, I have 1 C-3PO watch and 2 Classic Adult watches. Without further ado, here are some of my creations with [...]

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LEGO Watch Review, part 1

I’ve been a LEGO fan my whole life. At some point last year, I recalled seeing a LEGO watch being advertised. So I searched for it on Amazon and found these. I thought they were the coolest thing ever. Each link can separate from the watch. Colorful, relatively cheap and incredibly unique. So I ordered [...]

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