Traveling is tiring. Having been on the road for an entire month now, I'm speaking from experience. Even when you try to rest and take it easy, there's just something about travel that takes a lot out of you – both physically and mentally. That lack of mental energy often results in not having the capacity to think much (or at all) about putting something solid together to wear. That's why it's important to pack smart and stick to the basics. Here's a look from when Rob and I were out and about in Minneapolis. VIEW MORE ▶︎
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Anyone who's been to NYC in the dead of winter knows that black is the unofficial uniform of the coldest and darkest days. Having just returned from Fashion Week activity, I can tell you that that tradition is alive and well. I love the idea of a uniform, especially when it comes to menswear, but there are times when I like to stand apart, just a bit but not too much. VIEW MORE ▶︎
An unfortunate pant style from the early 2010s reminiscent of the Hammer Pants of the 1980s popularized by Stanley Burell.
A young, urban, heterosexual male with liberal political views, an interest in fashion, and a refined sense of taste.
A man’s comfortable jacket, typically made of velvet, formerly worn while smoking after dinner.
An ankle-length boot made with a suede upper and a crepe leather sole.
A type of outer garment that is half shirt, half jacket. Kind of both. But not either.
A multicolored diamond pattern, sometimes with overplaid, usually in wool; originally knitted in England on hand frames, it is now made by machines and applied primarily to socks and sweaters.
A trend in fashion in which clothing designed for athletic workouts at a gymnasium, sometimes termed activewear, is worn outside of the gym to go to the office or shopping or other social occasions.
A small, thin suitcase that is used especially for carrying papers and documents.
The height, distance and spacing of a coat’s front buttons relative to its front edge and waist.
A man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of Self.
Clothing that is sewn from a standard-sized based pattern.
A unisex fashion trend characterized by unpretentious, average-looking clothing.
Simple, no-nonsense, no-brainer. Everyone's got to have something in their back pocket for those days when there's a quick turnaround necessary from the time you wake up to when you need to step (or rush) out the door. For me, that's a combination of a few great basics like a well-fitted button-down and worn-in pair of denim matched with classic items like a waistcoat, tie, and jacket in winter-weight fabrics. VIEW MORE ▶︎
There are many choices when it comes to luggage. The type of luggage you choose depends as much on the kind of traveling you're going to be doing as well your personal tastes. One of my favorite travel pieces is big on both style and practicality: the leather duffle bag. VIEW MORE ▶︎
There is no more timeless and versatile menswear piece than the classic navy suit. Just as there are nearly endless styling possibilities, there are also many directions you can go within the navy suit realm. Your choice of fabric has a huge impact on many things, including the the suit's level of formality as well as if you'll be able to part it out and wear each piece as a separate. Here are a few tips to help you decide what navy suit is right for you. VIEW MORE ▶︎
Greetings from Albuquerque, everyone. It's hard to believe, but Rob and I have been on the road for an entire month. And today, I'm finally flying home for a brief second before heading to New York to shoot for an upcoming collaboration and then immediately on to Milan for some much needed R&R as well as a few meetings. One of the challenges of traveling so much is making sure we've got content in the can, which means we'll shoot as much as possible before long trips like the one we've been on. Today's look is one that we shot prior to leaving and mixes up a few of my favorite fall fabrics. VIEW MORE ▶︎