Simple and sophisticated, this is a 1970s reissued wristwatch from Braun. It features a round 38mm black face, a stainless steel case, and 24mm black leather band. The simplicity of this watch means it will look good and match whatever you wear it with — from a tuxedo to a t-shirt.
The folks at Bellroy were kind enough to lend me one of their Note Sleeve wallets for a while. It’s the first bifold wallet I’ve used in over a decade and I like it. Most traditional wallets are plain and lifeless. They have the expected layout for your cards and a spot for your cash and receipts. The Note Sleeve has these…
Graphic designer and fellow snowboarder, Jeff Sheldon, brings the majesty of the mountains to a hoodie — Ugmonk style. It’s a simple, abstract design but isn’t without meaning. I’d wear this.
A new style book by Bernhard Roetzel (who has written quite a few fashion guides) is due out on May 15. A Guy’s Guide to Style is 240 pages of “practical tips for all situations from business meetings and festive occasions to recreational activities”. The only thing left for you to do will be to dress like you mean it. For a…
I have owned my J. Crew Magic Wallet for so long I don’t even remember what wallet I had before it. You can tell a lot about a man by the wallet he uses, and I think most men care deeply about having just the right wallet. I know I do. And though I’m always on the lookout, it’s been at least…
Speaking of collar stays… for the less thrifty, this 4-pack of titanium collar stays are a bit more pricy but also can open old-school soda bottles.
By now you’ve no doubt discovered that there are two problems with the plastic collar stays that come with your fancy button-up shirts: they get bent out of shape, and they get lost. Thankfully, these stainless steel collar stays can rectify the situation. This set of 20 stays has 4 different sizes between 2.2 and 3 inches long, which means they’re sure…
This slim and simple card case has but a single pocket big enough to hold a few bills and a few cards. If you are a minimalist wallet lover or if you are simply in need of a way to keep a few business cards in tact when on the road, the Heritage Card Case is certainly not in want of style.
The Tuck Wallet from Truman Handcrafted is literally made to order. It’s an extremely simple wallet with a single flap cover on one side and a card sliding pocket on the other. It’s made with Chromexcel leather (which is produced at the acclaimed Horween tannery in Chicago), and is saddle stitched by hand with waxed and burnished edges.
A set of 12 stainless steel collar stays (six each of two different sizes: 2 ½” and 2 ¾”), and each collar stay can be individually personalized with a your name, a quote. If you’re giving it to a friend, you could write them a 12-line poem.
Available today at Apple stores, Best Buy, and Target, the Jawbone UP is the latest addition to the trend of personal fitness tracking gadgets. The UP is meant to be worn 24/7. It keeps track of your movements during the day and your sleep patterns at night. It plugs into your iPhone to help you analyze that information. And it is smart…
Knitted from 100% merino lambswool, these fashionable and warm gloves let you operate your iPhone without taking the gloves off. Stylish and convenient. UPDATE: After posting this item I received several emails from readers who have heard negative things about these gloves; primarily that the quality is poor. I recommend you check out Agloves’ iPhone Gloves instead.
My wife bought this extremely cute and extremely nerdy onesie as her way of telling me I was going to be a dad. And as much as I think it’s adorable, please don’t leave me to be the only parent who dresses their kid in this outfit.
Sometimes you simply need an inexpensive watch. Something that is light, minimal, and you don’t mind if it gets scuffed up after a while. The Timex Weekender is exactly that. It has a classic look, striped or solid nylon band, and won’t set you back at all. It comes in more than one style of face and band.
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If you’re going to wear a bow tie that’s not black, then be sure to wear one that’s got some personality yet isn’t over the top. This rugby striped bow tie from Ralph Lauren will do nicely.
If you’ve picked up the Seiko Automatic Watch, or already have a watch that can use a nylon strap, then the James Bond NATO strap is your ticket to a slightly more fun, interesting, and perhaps even more dangerous watch. These handsome fellows are available in various thicknesses from 18mm to 22mm, and in all different colors. (Thanks, Ken.)
If your tie collection is in want of something with a lot of personality this may be your lucky day.
When you want to wear your iPod nano on your wrist, sometimes all you want is something classy, easy, and simple (and leather).
Speaking of dressing up… with at least one well-fitting white collared shirt and one nice suit, you can pretty much dress for any occasion by using your tie and pocket square as the only variables. It’s amazing how the color and pattern of a tie can be all you need to set the mood of your outfit. And so, assuming you already…