After seeing the black tie outfits at the Oscars, we were quite disappointed, and while it is always easy to critique others, it is more difficult but also more helpful to show great examples of elegant tuxedo outfits. Therefore we decided to create a hands-on black tie series that helps men look dapper in a tuxedo or dinner jacket without having to sacrifice individual style. Read more
Gift giving is a lifetime activity, so it pays to learn how to do it well. That’s right, gift-giving isn’t an innate sense that you either have or you don’t; you can learn how to give great gifts. It can be anxiety-inducing for many, but with a variety of techniques and some effort, your gifts will not only be well received, they will be treasured. Read more
Arguably the finest quality rug available for the home, authentic Oriental rugs are investment pieces that, when cared for, become an heirloom quality item capable of being handed down from one generation to the next. They are literally art you can walk on, and they are one of the few old-world quality items you can still buy and enjoy for your home.
It is again that time of the year to think about honoring the love of the special person in your life. Valentine’s Day can be an etiquette minefield, a consumerist trap and a reminder to celebrate your romance all wrapped in one. No matter how or if you celebrate, here are some ideas to make your Valentine’s Day a memorable one.
So you’ve decided to propose! Congratulations. It’s a big decision, and once you’ve made the step of deciding to marry your partner, most men are faced with the next big decision: how to buy an engagement ring. After your car, an engagement ring might be one of the biggest single purchases you make, and there are lots of things to consider along the way. Read more
Stylish men know not to wear brown shoes with a black belt, a pre-tied bow tie, or pajamas outside of the house. When it comes to watches people are a little fuzzy about the rules. We often see men wearing a completely inappropriate timepiece for their outfit, or they’re checking the time every five minutes in a meeting. Read more