Few things in a man's wardrobe are as versatile, essential and practical as an engraved monogrammed belt buckle.  They are classic, elegant and badass.  They can easily be dressed up or dressed down; worn with anything from a suit to jeans.    Buckles can be had in both silver and gold, start with a silver engine turned one like that...

Sometimes the same old same old gets boring.  The shoe on the right is your average lace up job done at a store, the shoe on the left is not.  Changing up the lacing of your shoes is an easy way to give your shoes a fresh look.

I was recently discussing how to dress well with one of my friends when he asked the question 'what do I do when it rains?' If you  favor leather soled shoes over rubber soled shoes this dilemma plagues you, especially in the winter and spring months when there seems to be more inclement weather.  As a side note, you...

Back in college spring was one of the best times of the year. Every girl had at least half a dozen new skirts and low cut tops to show off, each skirt shorter and each top cut lower than the last. Those were the days.  For my own sanity, I pray that New York will have comparable goods to...

As I was walking through the Lower East Side trying to avoid getting clipped by reckless hipsters on single speed bikes I stumbled across a shooting one of the few TV shows I like, How To Make It In America.  If you are not familiar with the show, I recommend you become familiar.  The main plot line is about...

Dear Consumers and Designers. I hate square toe shoes.  I hate them like any die hard Red Sox fan hates the Yankees.  I hate them like any good republican hates Obama’s healthcare ‘reform.’   They are a pandemic. Technically, square toe shoes date back a few hundred years, which is usually something I like.  Regardless, the current manifestations are abominations.  They are...

It was like the first time I got drunk.  I couldn't quite describe the feeling but I knew I liked it. It was different.  It was refreshing.  It was liberating.  It was a state of mind, like being on Nantucket.  It was something I need to do and will do again.  If only I could experience this feeling every...

When I decided to tag this blog with the line ‘of matters concerning men’s dress, fashion and style’ I had a specific definition of what the three words ‘dress, fashion and style’ meant.  I think that in order to properly understand what this blog is about and what it stands for one must know what the intended meaning of...