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Lose The Socks During Summer

One time I wore Sperry Topsiders with socks and shorts. (There, I said it!) For those of us outside the men’s style bubble, rules about when to wear socks take a backseat to the more common rules, like match your belt to your shoes. Anything beyond that is fair game. If you follow men’s style, you [...]

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Weekly Roundup

If you’re frustrated by the selection of men’s shirt sizes, Torrey from Men’s Playbook feels your pain. He runs through stores and the success he’s had with each one in finding shirts with relatively small necks and long sleeves. Helpful for any guy with unique measurements. Remember Ask Jeeves? Before Ask.com shed A.J. from their name, (he’s [...]

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Tie Storage: How To Store Your Ties

Whether to roll or hang ties is a topic of hot contention among tie enthusiasts. Blood has been shed; friendships, destroyed; ties, ripped. Ok, slight exaggeration. But for those of you who wonder, there are pros and cons to each: Rolling ties eliminates wrinkles while preventing permanent ones from forming. However, rolled ties take up more [...]

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James Bond Style: On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service, or OHMSS, as the title is usually shortened, is memorable for numerous reasons. Bond threatens to quit MI6, gets married and is played by George Lazenby, his only appearance as Bond. It’s also unique because some of its frankly ridiculous costumes. Lazenby’s first appearance as Bond features him in a cool [...]

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Ken’s Style in Toy Story 3: Puh-leeze Barbie, That’s Not An Ascot

EDIT: It’s been brought to my attention that when Barbie says, “Nice ascot,” it could be a clever way of disguising Barbie’s compliment about Ken’s behind. That’s possible, but I don’t think she had actually seen the backside at that point in the movie.I’d been looking forward to seeing Toy Story 3 solely on the [...]

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Try A Wool Tie On For Size

I admit, wool ties are more of a fall trend. But hey, fall is only a couple of months away. Better to buy them when they’re not in such high demand, right? Moreover, summer is a time for casual dress. Casual dress can be difficult for some guys, who are afraid of anything beyond khakis and [...]

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Review: The BeSpeak App

Need directions? There’s an app for that. Want to waste time? There’s an app for that. Clueless about matching clothes? Well…now there’s an app for that as well. Alan Flusser, famous for designing Michael Douglas’ wardrobe in the movie Wall Street and the book “Dressing the Man,” has created a free iPhone/iPod app to recreate this [...]

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How to Buy Ties

When buying ties, there are some precautions one ought to keep in mind, lest one walks out with a bad quality tie, a tie identical to the rest of ones wardrobe or a tie that’s impossible to match.To ensure tie quality, let the tie hang down from your hand, with the middle over your hand. [...]

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Weekly Roundup

Thanks to the Southern Gent, I discover the “Cruzin Cooler,” which is as cool as it sounds – a motorized cooler. Meet the new Moped everybody. Instead of arguing with your significant other about your right to attend and watch sporting events, trick her into joining the masses of sports fans. Be Better Guys gives you tips [...]

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Seersucker For The Summer

I’m wearing seersucker shorts right now. This is relevant to you because seersucker is commonly attributed to men’s formal wear, whether you have any or not. I don’t have a seersucker suit; but, I can tell you right now, that, based on my shorts, seersucker is awesome. I got this pair from Kohls for about twenty [...]

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