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How to Wear Checkerboard Prints: Guide for Men

Checks or plaid? Now, you’ve got a third option: Checkerboard. Often associated with Vans’ footwear and skate style, checkerboard prints add a starter level of color-blocking to a traditionally angular and modest print. Yet, starting close to a year ago, runway collections and even casual menswear displayed one clear shift: […]

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Royal Blue vs Navy Blue: How to Wear Blue

Patterns and colors change with the season, hems lengthen or shorten, and silhouettes widen or go thinner, but throughout every trend, there’s always one notion with some degree of truth: Whether it’s royal or navy, you can’t ever go wrong with blue. Light blue button-down on the job? Whether it’s with […]

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3 Ways to Style Your Wrist

One surefire way to make an impression is to wear a nice timepiece on your wrist.  From robust sports watches to sophisticated dress references, there is sure to be a luxury watch on the market that is appropriate for the occasion and speaks to your style.  Below are three different […]

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How to Wear Plaids: A Guide For Men

Think of a heritage piece, and what do you picture? More often than not, it’s a bit understated, perhaps somewhat sturdy, and exemplifying classic style. Maybe it materializes as a cozy wool sweater or as a tweed jacket or, more recently, as something as American but ordinary as Levi’s. It’s a […]

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How to Wear Mustard Yellow Menswear

Every guy has his excuse for why he doesn’t wear yellow: “It’s too bright,” “It draws too much attention,” or “It doesn’t flatter my skin tone.” Most times, “yellow” as a collective shade brings up the color of an egg’s yoke, highlighters, or images of the sun. In all cases, […]

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Must Wear Colors for Men Fall 2018

With the official start of fall, it only makes sense to update your wardrobe. The classics are all there, but what specifically reflects 2018? According to runway presentations and the Pantone Fashion Color Trend Report, that’s strong pops of red, yellow, and purple, plus a few reworked neutrals:Dark to Bright […]

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How to Wear Rave-Influenced Menswear

Depending upon your age, “rave fashion” means a few different things. Younger Millennials and Gen Z associate it with festival style: neon tanks, digital prints, and face masks, with barely there clothing for both sexes. Older Millennials, by contrast, recall the warehouse parties fueled by trance music, electronica, and Kandi […]

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Best Dressed Men at the 2018 Emmys

Awards shows are like an inverse of the bird world. While the ladies get to choose from an entire world of colour, the men are their dull counterparts, blending into the background wishing someone would ask them who they’re wearing. That might have been the case at one point, but […]

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5 Essential Pieces of Men’s Jewelry

by Ivan YaskeyMen’s jewelry’s essentially a style conundrum. In terms of flashiness and opulence, it’s not even close to women’s, but even when minimal, it’s rarely essential – save for a few pieces. On the other hand, beyond ties and pocket squares, items like bracelets and watches give your ensemble […]

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What’s a Safari Jacket and How Do Men Wear One?

Menswear’s no stranger to military-influenced fashion, both with current trends – olive green, camouflage, and utility jackets – and more timeless pieces, like flight jackets, trench coats, and aviator sunglasses. So, considering these origins, the safari jacket’s return as a more urbane, gentlemanly staple appears like an inevitable, if not […]

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Step-by-Step Guide to Wearing Cufflinks for Men

by Maressa Tosto Merwarth Cufflinks have traditionally been thought of as a functional button substitute on the ever-confounding French cuff shirt worn only in formal situations. But these once bourgeois pieces of hardware are now easily the every-man’s accessory. Whether playful and bold or classic and understated, there is a cufflink […]

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Men’s Style Guide to Wearing Wool in Summer

When it’s hot out, why make yourself sweat? It’s logical, then, to avoid heavy materials and saranwrap-like fabrics: No down jackets, nothing waterproof, and definitely not wool or a sweater. Yet, Spring/Summer 2018 collections have made the case for season-flexible dressing: knits that work in summer, and lightweight pieces for fall […]

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How to Iron a Men’s Dress Shirt

By Byron Bradshaw Picture this Friday night scenario. You’ve just been contacted through your Bumble app for a date. You want to look your best, but she has requested meeting for dinner in an hour. A cursory glance at the dress shirts hanging in your closet isn’t inspiring confidence. You haven’t […]