What to Pack for a Tropical Vacation

A mere month ago I was playing on the beaches of Oahu with my wife, my family, and no kids. I love my children, but learning the difference between a trip and a vacation was enlightening. I’m going to have to make it a point to do an annual trip without them and let them […]


How to Properly Fake it Until You Make it

Yesterday I was a guest on another man’s podcast and a question about luxury watches came up. We talked about how I am saving up for one and that it’s false advertising (on top of financially stupid) for me to put something like that on credit. This statement led to the host asking about the […]


Dressing Well is a Form of BAD Manners

We’ve all seen the above quote. It’s a good one and Tom Ford was correct in making it. However, it is becoming increasingly less true. We live in a culture that no longer celebrates excellence. Not only do we not celebrate it, we ridicule, mock, and deride it. The average Westerner doesn’t want heroes. Heroes […]


Review: Dragon Inside Suits

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 competitor to Dragon […]


Fathers Have a Moral Obligation to Dress Well

The title may sound hyperbolic or click-baity, but I mean it. A dad’s obligation to dress well doesn’t mean his kids need to see him in a suit every day, but it does mean they need to see him in one when it’s appropriate to wear it. The same applies for every article of clothing […]