IMAGE: London Collections Men Have you ever really seriously taken a look at the models that appear on runways for these major fashion houses? The paradox of it all is that they “model” clothes that the designers want us, normal people, to wear. But these models look nothing like normal people. You, like myself, might be wondering what is the average male body type? Thankfully, … Continue reading Finally, Male Fashion Models That Look Like Us!
“Gentlemen. What shall we do today?” “Same thing we do every day…” Instagram has now reached 500 million active monthly users. It is the preferred marketing tool of all the social media apps. Up until the popularity of Snapchat, Instagram had captured and captivated the advertising market. Companies are now turning to Instagram for major ad campaigns. Those insta users with thousands of followers are … Continue reading Peacocks at Pitti Uomo 2016
“About 1 in 3 American adults have hypertension (high blood pressure) states a report by the Center for Disease Control (CDC)….. Black men are twice as likely to die of hypertension than white men. CDC“ Men are under considerable pressure these days. Our males are laced with pressure from various circumstances. The desire to care for his family coupled with his inability to do so … Continue reading Men under Pressure
mensxp.com So, I decided to follow what I see so many bloggers doing. No words, just lots and lots of pictures of themselves in various locations. These blogs are just giant albums with a collection of photographs. Then we have the walking billboards, bloggers who do ads for different clothing companies. Social media marketing is completely different from what they taught you in business school. … Continue reading How to quickly become a Blogger.
Credit: Marcus Dawes Women love to see a well dressed, well groomed man. For me, all of that is good but there’s nothing like a beautiful mind. A man must have a functioning brain beside his sartorial qualities. It is shameful to be so dapper and sharp yet be so silly. Imagine, with all that slick look, you can’t carry a good conversation, your spelling … Continue reading How to Dress-up…your mind
Let’s face it, there’s no way that iPhone 6, bunch of keys and your wallet are going to hold in the pockets of that slim fit chino pants you’re wearing. Furthermore, that slim fit dress shirt has no pocket. Don’t even consider the jacket, because the last thing you want is to see unsightly bulges.We men were accustomed to just walking with a wallet. Now, … Continue reading The Male Handbag and other Men’s Bags
Image maybe subject to copyright. There’s one piece of men’s clothing accessory that has always fascinated me. The well dressed man should be clad in a well fitted suit, appropriate, nice leather shoe, smart tie, a solid, slim fit dress shirt, a time piece and still you’d be lacking something. A pocket square. The pocket square is a small, square piece of fabric resembling a … Continue reading How to Wear a Pocket Square: Accessories, Part III
Earlier when I traced the history of the modern necktie I deliberately did not mention one particular development – the bow tie. The bow tie shares the same origins as the necktie. It was Pierre Lorillard who made the black bow tie a standard piece of formal attire for gentlemen. This designer is credited with creating the tuxedo which was named after Tuxedo Park (located … Continue reading Accessories for Modern Gentlemen: Bow Ties
bnatbespoke.com These are the little things that add flare and style to your look. Distinct pieces of accessories give that edge, that unique mark that elevates one above their contemporaries. They make you the first among equals. Over the next few weeks the blogs will take a look at the different accessories that the modern gentleman should have. The tie pin The tie pin, also … Continue reading Accessories For The Modern Gentleman.
It may be a little daunting to purchase a couple of well tailored suits when you’re on a budget. There is no need to worry. Can’t afford a suit? Get yourself a blazer. Get several blazers for that matter. Of course I’m not suggesting you replace your suit with a blazer. But until you can afford to have a wide range of suits, it’s worthwhile … Continue reading Not a jacket, it’s a Blazer!