There’s a few things that remind me of fall: high quality leather, and ridiculously sweet maple candy. Since I’ve quit the sugar (with a cranky side-effect at the moment), I guess I’ll just deal with the leather…This season though, we’re talking about beautiful accessories and bags that are just perfect for that trip upstate or … Continue reading Top Fall Bags for the Man Snob: Lovely Leather
The other day, I headed uptown to the Barneys flagship to preview BASCO, aka Barneys Sportswear Company, a modern in-house approach to classic and accessible sportswear. However, this is not the first, but the second time that BASCO has been sold on the floor of Barneys New York. BASCO was first launched long ago, and … Continue reading BASCO: Blast From the Past!
Does anyone else feel like all we hear nowadays is the word ‘collaboration’? Okay, I thought so. Everybody’s collaborating with somebody, and the results run the gamut from incredible to not so incredible. That said, some of the most incredible collaborations have been in footwear, and for BOTH women and men. In the past, the … Continue reading Top Shoe Collaborations: Collaboration Nation
This week, I found myself on a mini adventure to Detroit to experience a rebirth. Slightly dramatic? Yes, but equally necessary to describe what I saw. The city of Detroit has a downtrodden reputation that has persisted with its name for as long as I can remember. As we all know, its home of American … Continue reading Shinola: You Know No Better
How to Take a Great ‘Selfie’ With Your Smartphone– From the Wall Street Journal Not since the days of Picasso has self-portraiture been so prevalent. Smartphones’ high-quality built-in cameras and easy access to picture-enhancing apps are making “selfies” a ubiquitous form of self-expression among social-media users. For a flattering full-length shot, Tina Craig pushes one … Continue reading Wall Street Journal: June 27, 2012
During summer, the last thing anybody wants to do is wear more than shorts and a t-shirt. It’s hot, and suits just don’t float the estival catamaran. However, a good blazer can fit the bill and keep you dressed appropriately for work and play. More importantly, your blazer does not need to be a navy … Continue reading Top Summery Blazers for Men: Light This Fire
Imagine this bit of horror: you’re at dinner at one of the chicest restaurants in town, and the check comes. You pull out your wallet, and your guests mouthes drop in shock of seeing what you’re carrying. You just had the most epic of epic fails: the ugly wallet. Luckily, I’m here to help prevent … Continue reading Top 5 Men’s Wallets: Perfect Portefeuille
The Barneys New York Sale is still going on, with fabulous finds like this Lanvin Clutch for $389! Up to 75% off!