Men's Style & Lifestyle Blogs We Love
In a world whe
re womenswear dominates the fashion blogs, sites and social media, it’s a treat to find—and follow—the fashionable fellows we’ll talk about below, who have made it their mission to document, discuss and discover all things dedicated to the very best of menswear, grooming, and lifestyle.
These gents curate blogs we love, who have caught the eye of discerning readers the world over with their take on what’s happening in men’s style right now. From time-honored traditions of bespoke tailoring (our fave), to the very latest in products and tech, there is something about each of these stylish thought-leaders that keeps them relevant and relatable.
We’re sharing our favorites here, in no particular order, plus excerpts of their most notable posts (in our humble opinion).
PERMANENT STYLE // SATOKI KAWAI OF SARTORIA CRESENT: BESPOKE TAILOR, MILAN
(From February 17th, 2017)
Creare - to create
Sentire - to feel
For Japanese tailor Satoki Kawai, these are the two most important things about making a piece of clothing - and are the reason his tailoring house combines the two in its portmanteau of a name, 'Sartoria Cresent'.
Satoki featured in our Young Tailors Symposium last year, and I followed up in January to explore his training and bespoke education. READ MORE
GENTLEMAN'S GAZETTE // HOW TO GET THE BEST HAIRCUT FOR YOUR FACESHAPE
(From November 7th, 2016)
In this guide, we’re going to talk about how to choose the best hair style for your face shape.
Haircuts for various face shapes
We’ve all suffered from bad haircuts. Just look at the 80’s. Most men will look at a celebrity they admire and ask the stylist or barber to recreate the cut on their head. Unfortunately, it’s not always this simple. Just because you liked Tom Cruise’s hair in Top Gun, doesn’t mean it will look good on you.
The way a haircut looks depends on a few factors:
- Your hair type
- The way your hair grows
- The shape of your face
Today, we’re going to focus on the shape of your face and how it impacts your hair. READ MORE.
HE SPOKE STYLE // MAKING A STATEMENT WITH LESS: MONOCHROMATIC DRESSING
(From February 20th, 2017)
A MONOCHROMATIC OUTFIT IDEA HEAVY ON THE NAVY
We get lots of questions about how to pair this with that, rules for matching colors and how to mix patterns. While those are good things to know and understand, it doesn’t have to be an everyday struggle.
In fact, if you are looking to make a statement, look no further than dispensing with the patterns and complementary colors and keeping everything in the same color family. READ MORE.
THE MODEST MAN // 5 STYLE PRINCIPALS THAT WILL HELP YOU LOOK TALL AND LEAN
(From November 15th, 2016)
The right clothing and accessories can literally make you appear taller and leaner. But the wrong style choices will have the exact opposite effect.These five techniques will help you maximize your stature, no matter how tall you are. Use them wisely! READ MORE.
IMAGE GRANTED // MEASURING UP TO MADE TO MEASURE - STEED BESPOKE
(From August 10th, 2016)It may seem contradictory for an established Savile Row tailor to offer anything other than it’s bespoke offerings. After all, this is the home of handmade tailoring at its finest, but this is just what the team at Steed does. While Steed prides itself on their bespoke service, it is not lost on Edwin and Matthew that not every client is prepared for the level of complexity, time and cold hard cash it takes to commission a bespoke suit. Therefore, Steed offers a made-to-measure (MTM) collection in which the process and the product are of the highest quality possible but without the lead time and at a fraction of the cost of a bespoke garment. Matthew speaks passionately about Steed’s MTM philosophy and why he isn’t afraid to promote it alongside their bespoke service. READ MORE.
THE DAPPER ADVISOR // 5 MEN'S STYLE RULES TO ACTUALLY FOLLOW
(From November 17, 2016)
I already discussed some of the men’s style rules that need to be broken. However, there’s something to be said about knowing the rules and there are definitely some “rules” that are still relevant in the current menswear scene. So here are five style rules that every guy should follow that can help improve your personal style! READ MORE.
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