Category Archives for Fashion & Style

Fashionable Athletic Apparel for Injuries

Gym fashion hit a new level in the 80’s with bright colors and Spandex everything, and at this point, those days seem to be long gone. However, if NYC Fashion Week has taught us anything, it’s the old styles can be rejuvenated, and more general speaking, style is highly subjective and open to interpretation.But what […]

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Apparel for Health Care Professionals

If you’re a health care professional, for example, a doctor, nurse, lab technician, etc, you understand the importance of comfort and function for any type of apparel. The exact requirements will depend on the job and individual preferences, but there are a few common themes that tend to constantly appear when discussing apparel for doctors […]

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Caring For Your Beard: A 101 Guide

​ Photo Credit: Tools Of MenUnderstanding How To Care For Your Beard: A 101 GuideThe act of growing and grooming a mustache, beard or other facial hair is known as Pogonotrophy. Before growing a beard many men think that the only requirement is to cease shaving. The beard will grow but there is more to […]

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5 Ways to Build a Wardrobe

5 Ways to Build a Wardrobe (for cheap)

For any man, building a wardrobe is a daunting and expensive task. Everyone wants quality pieces on the dime, unfortunately those don’t really exist. There are areas where you can, however, skimp and cut back. We’ll get to that momentarily. Building a wardrobe as a man doesn’t have to be that daunting, though, unlike, say, […]

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Shirts to wear with navy suits

Shirts to wear with a navy suit

A navy suit is perhaps the most versatile suit a man can own. We’re unabashed fans of navy here too, because of that durability. The thing that can sometimes make working with a navy suit difficult is that it’s a blank canvas, therefore not offering any ideas as to what will work best with it […]

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Tucked Versus Untucked Dress Shirts

Untucked Vs Tucked In: Dress Shirts

The untucked dress shirt is a time-honoured tradition for those who don’t know how to dress. These types usually think that merely untucking their shirt after a long day, or throwing on their favourite work shirt with a pair of jeans, passes as “cool” and “casual.” I am here today to tell you that everything […]

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How to travel light for a business trip

Business Travel: Packing Light (Carry-on Only)

There was a time I travelled so little that I would almost always check a bag. But as I’ve grown older and have begun to travel more, I now strive to be the guy in the National Car Rental commercial, a business pro. You think that guy checks a bag? So in our ongoing quest […]

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What color shirt to wear with black suits

What Colour Shirt to Wear With a Black Suit

The reason most men choose to wear a black suit is because it’s easy. You typically can’t screw up a black suit and black shoes because conventional wisdom suggests that everything goes with black. While there’s some validity to that statement, it’s certainly not true that everything goes with black. What makes wearing a black […]

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Sports Jackets vs Suits vs Blazers

Sports Jackets vs Suits vs Blazers

Many men struggle with the idea of wearing a mismatching “suit.” You know what I mean: a sport jacket or blazer and a pair of trousers that aren’t the same colour or pattern. A lot of guys would consider this a play or for the sartorially inclined, those in the know. That’s not the case […]

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The Canadian Tuxedo

The Canadian Tuxedo

The Canadian Tuxedo is an outfit that belongs to the folklore of the 60s and 70s, as well being the official outfit of lazy teamsters the world around. On those facts we can all agree. The Canadian Tux is often the butt of many a joke due to its blue collar nature and the type […]

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