I wrote a piece a while back on how to look irresistible to women, and now I'm sharing my list for what not to do. You know the obvious don'ts, like pleated pants, clipping your phone onto your belt, skinny jeans, and boxy suits, right?
As a high school student, Brandon Etheridge liked wearing bow ties but couldn't afford to buy new ones and keep his look "fresh." He had an idea: Invent an interchangeable bow tie that you can mix and match and get more use out of. Now, at 18 years old, Brandon is a full-time student with a bow tie company, Deck Head. Here's Brandon's story.
You can make a statement with these knots any day of the week or simply use them to look elegant and stylish during those special events where you really need to stand out. Either way, you'll practically be a forefather of men's fashion no matter which style you choose.
At Pitti Uomo in Florence, running through Friday, where designers are showing their Fall/Winter 2016 menswear collections, I've seen quite a lot I like. From perfumes, to hats, to pocket squares, there was even a ball gown on display, made out of men's foulards.
Initially, my mind was closed to the idea (the cost) of opting in to bespoke shirts, shoes, jackets and suits. While many are still coming out of the financial crisis of the past decade, I too spend nowhere near what I used to on signature garments.
If you're a guy, you are likely a visual creature, so even though you might know that blazers look awesome, pulling them off is another story. Seeing exactly how a celeb like Jude Law pulls it together with an outfit can be exactly what you need to figure out how to do it yourself.
Women have always known that fashion is not about "fitting in." It's about standing out and showcasing your personality. Many men are still missing the opportunity to properly market themselves in professional and social interactions which sends the message that details don't matter. So, where to start?
In case you didn't know, a suit jacket is the most versatile item you can own as its able to be dressed-up with a shirt and tie, dressed-down with your favorite tee and layered under and over without losing any of its sartorial appeal.
Our horological experts nominated 50 different watch models across five distinct categories, and suggested brands for the coveted Brand of the Year prize, and your votes did the rest.
Those with an affinity for classic movies might immediately recognize the name Jim Stark and associate it with James Dean's emotionally-charged char...
You've seen it before and you may have even attempted it yourself, but one thing's for sure: There is a right and wrong way to go sockless. You need to consider certain factors, like how much ankle to show and what shoes to wear.
You know what they say: Big things come in small packages. Unless, of course, you manage to take that small package (i.e.: your vertically challenged frame) and minimize it even more in some of summer's worst wardrobe picks for the vertically challenged.
Whether you're married or single, straight or gay, by nature men are competitive. With this in mind, it's always a good idea to know what women want because after all, they make great allies, and we can truly benefit from another point of view. In my survey of more than 20 women in their 40s, 50s, and 60s, I was surprised to find that the focus was greater on manners, grooming and tailoring, than fashion and trends.
I'm certainly not the only one who's been writing about the "new male consumer." As a marketing community we are widely recognizing that there's been...