Painless Shopping is Overrated

image from City Home Collective One of the most common refrains I hear about why most guys don’t dress better is that shopping is too frustrating and/or painful. While I get the sentiment and even laud the companies that attempt to make it easier, this is a stupid and invalid reason to dress poorly. In […]


What to Pack for a Business Trip

It’s an experience every man should have, and most of us probably will. There’s something different about flying into another city or even a different country when it’s done on business instead of vacation. Here’s what every man should bring along. Navy Suit Kind of a cheater move since it’s not really going to be […]


Rugged, Refined, and Rakish Independence

While many of my readers are from different countries, the bulk of you are from the States. Friday we’ll be celebrating our Independence Day. And, without diving too deeply into the politics of that name and its increasingly ironic significance, I still believe it is a day worth celebrating. So here are some tips on […]


Dressing the (Taller)Man

While most people don’t want to hear about it, being above six feet tall does come with its own difficulties in the realm of dressing well. For many men, finding something that is correct in length means they have to shop at big and tall stores. The problem with most of these places is that […]


Lug Soles

I got an interesting question from a reader last week. Hey Tanner, First off, just found your blog today via Primer and I’m really enjoying what I’ve seen so far. The mixture of culture, psychology, and fashion is uniquely interesting. Now on to the reason I’m writing this to you: I’m curious how you feel […]