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A gentleman in 1720 could read Greek while mounting a running horse. Today’s gentleman reads GQ in the bathroom. From rapists to stylists, a history of the American gentleman.
As every man should know, of all our clothing purchases, shoes are the most important. Not only do they protect us from dangers underfoot, the right pair can soothe our weary souls.
To be a male clothing wearer in the early 21st century, you must do what men do, and wear trousers, whether or not the style fits you. Lessons in breaking through fashion anxiety to find yourself—in a pair of Comme des Garçons drop-crotch pants.
After three-quarters of a century, a quintessential shirt picks up a lot of baggage—some good, some ironically so, all obsession-worthy.
One local boy’s locks sends shockwaves throughout his community, and a clear message to the world of fashion: The younger generation plays by a new set of rules.
Hail spring! May flowers are just around the corner, bringing new occasions to look dashing. Advice on lightweight suits (nice), scuba gear (when underwater), and seersucker (not yet).
A few tips of advice to how to wear a tie, hold an umbrella, and arrange your wallet to win when your lover goes a-spyin’.
They decorate your legs. They accentuate your form. They define your character. And the correct choice between wearing them or not can keep you out of jail.
They can match any outfit, be worn in planes and malls alike, dress Miles Davis and Bill Gates in the same colors, and still say different things.
It’s the one thing every man should own: a suit. We salute the suit’s ability to withstand expiration, bask in its enduring appeal, and offer advice on what to look for when you’re off to buy your own. If only we could be there to say, “Suits you, sir!”