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
Why Blog? I spend a lot of time reading online magazines about menswear. From the Journal by MR PORTER, GQ Magazine, Esquire Magazine to men’s fashion bloggers like Blake Scott, The Sartorialist, and THE PREP GUY are all a part of my reading diet. Within the Jamaican context, the mellenials are not so much aware of what is trending in menswear in the major fashion capitals around … Continue reading Writing a Menswear Blog – Year 1
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.
As a 30 year-old, fresh out of graduate school, I have a peculiar wish list. For starters, I’d like to get a car, then a house, get married and have two kids, own a dog and have a bike. That is not necessarily the order in which I’d like to have them. In any case, to acquire all of this will take some doing. It’s … Continue reading The Holiday Gift List
There’s something about male perfumes that sometimes drives women insane. A really good perfume will get you some recognition from anyone who is close enough to have their nose permeated by the diffused scent. A sexy dress or well-fitted suit turns heads but sweet smelling perfumes turn noses. Most men have a collection of colognes stashed somewhere in their palaces. For some, these items are given … Continue reading A Simple Guide to Understanding Colognes
Taken from The Black Tux At the end of this blog, the only thing you need remember is: The Black Tux. Indecisive – the word that best describes me as I prepare for a function. Typically, I’ll take out a pair of pants, a few shirts and a couple of ties from which I select an outfit for my pending engagement. If I’m going with a … Continue reading Getting Dressed with the Black Tux
We are living in harsh economic times. That’s a reality that affects all of us, regardless of where you live. Apart from bills and family commitments, men would love to splurge on fashionable and trendy clothing. The truth of the matter though is that there just isn’t enough money to go around. So, what do you do when you have limited finances but you still … Continue reading Living Fashionable on a Budget
From sneakernews.com What I am about to share this week may have it’s origins in Mexico or among the native American Indians. Having researched what is trending now in men’s wear, I, like Solomon, concluded that there is nothing new under the sun. So, what really is trending now? The Longline T-shirt BOOHOOMAN: Slim Fit Longline T-Shirt ASOS: Religion Longline Long Sleeve Top. Now I … Continue reading The Longline to Yeezy – Trends in Men’s Clothes
Setting out for a weekend at your grannies’ will require that you take along a few pieces of clothing, two magazines, your iPad, laptop and all the chargers. Of course there is your wash bag and whatever else you deem necessary for a weekend trip. That little messenger bag is certainly not going to be able to carry all of those items. You need a … Continue reading Men’s Bags for weekend trips