Review Combatant Gentlemen

Let’s get a little disclosure out of the way right off the bat. I work for a company that does custom suits, shirts, etc. – not just as a sales guy, but high enough up the (relatively small) ladder that my input helps shape the direction of the company. Beckett & Robb is technically a […]

Podcast Episode 2: A Stylish Man

Big news! The podcast is now available on iTunes. Please leave a rating and/or review if you like this episode. In episode two I revisit the post A Stylish ManĀ and discuss the mindset necessary to create a sense of style. Striking the balance between apathy and over-concern is key. As part of each episode, I […]

Finding the Right Tailor

For men who spend any time browsing style blogs and forums, this is almost a throw away statement. Every author and his dog has told his readers that a key to dialing in his style is establishing a relationship with the right tailor. But what does that mean exactly? I know I’ve used a total […]


A man who spends any time tuned into social media has most likely come across his fair share of the professional victim class – the people who always have something to complain about. At the top of this list of people would be the Tumblr and Twitter activists that make up third-wave (fourth by now?) […]

Historic Style: Matadors

A controversial sport, bullfighting can trace its origins to ancient Mesopotamia – namely the Epic of Gilgamesh in which Endiku fought and conquered the Bull of Heaven using a bright tunic and a sword. The sport can be followed through Rome and medieval Europe, but it wasn’t until 1726 in Spain when it became popular to […]