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Big Fat Flea 2015
Oct 01, 2015
Big Fat Flea NYC Adds Masculine Meetup for 2015
Big Fat Flea, the all genders fatshion rummage sale and fat community event, is happening in NYC this Sunday! This year, in addition to offering their usual masculine clothing section, the Flea is holding a masculine meetup at 3pm during the event.  The meetup is meant to create a space for masculine identifying folks to mingle and shop....
Bruce in Levi's 541
Sep 26, 2015
Answerland: High Quality Tees, No More 70’s Pants
It’s Answerland, the Chubstr feature where YOU ask the questions, and we get you answers. Ask your own questions via social media @chubstr. Today, Bruce is tackling reader questions.  Corvado711 asks: So, my look is essentially a t-shirt & jeans, with an occasional jacket or sweater. But the tees I get from the usual mall...
Best Kept Secrets: Bellies and Belt Buckles
Sep 15, 2015
Best Kept Secrets: Bellies and Belt Buckles
Being a man of size carries all kinds of fashion challenges, and we here at Chubstr have seen them all. But we’re in this fight together, and we’ll keep helping you unlock the cheat codes to win. This is the first in our series of quick tips and resources to help you make the most...
Matthew's Perfect Travel Outfit
Sep 04, 2015
Travel Tips for Big Men: The Perfect Outfit
There was a time when traveling was a big deal. Before a flight or train ride, passengers would don their Sunday best and take pristine care with how they looked. Nowadays, we mostly see passengers in sweatpants, hoodies, and tattered backpacks. You’re probably saying, “Matt, I like to be comfortable when I travel! Who cares...
Dr. Squatch Pine Tar Soap
Aug 18, 2015
Going All Natural With Pine Tar Soap
What Exactly is Pine Tar Soap? According to the hive mind over at Wikipedia, pine tar is defined as “a sticky material produced by the high temperature carbonization of pine wood in anoxic conditions (dry distillation or destructive distillation). The wood is rapidly decomposed by applying heat and pressure in a closed container; the primary...
Hands on with Dollar Beard Club
Aug 12, 2015
Hands On With Dollar Beard Club
Dollar Beard Club, perhaps you’ve heard of it. If not, consider this your introduction. Founded by serial entrepreneur, Chris Stoikos, Dollar Beard Club promises to “deliver the highest quality beard care products directly to your door every month.” Members of the club can order as little or as much as they want as dictated by...
Warby Parker Glasses for Big Heads
Aug 03, 2015
Warby Parker Makes Glasses For Big Heads
The day had come. It was time to go to see an eye doctor, get a new prescription, and then head into San Francisco to get fitted for some new Warby Parker frames. The question: do they actually make glasses for big heads? Unlike shopping for glasses anywhere else, there is no big-head anxiety when shopping at...
Can a fat guy pull off an undercut?
Jul 10, 2015
Answerland: Can A Fat Guy Pull Off An Undercut?
It’s Answerland, the Chubstr feature where YOU ask the questions, and we get you answers. Ask your own questions via social media @chubstr. This week, new contributor Brittny Peloquin takes on your hairstyle and tank top related questions. sjph000 asks : My husband is interested in changing up his style, including his hair. He really...
Emmi Sorokin's The Business Casual Survival Guide
Jul 06, 2015
The Business Casual Survival Guide Helps You Look Good At Work
Of all the styles of dressing (casual, formal, business casual, black tie, resort casual, etc…), business casual can be the most daunting for men. The Business Casual Survival Guide: 30 Looks for Men by internationally renowned men’s fashion stylist Emmi Sorokin is basically the business casual bible. The book shows readers how to get the perfect...
Answerland: Clothes for Plus Size Trans Guys
Jul 03, 2015
Answerland: Clothes For Plus Size Trans Guys
Answerland is the Chubstr feature that lets our writers answer reader questions on style, entertainment, fashion and tech. Send us your questions @chubstr on your favorite social network, or by clicking here. This week, Kenneth Fish is at the helm. Clothes for Plus Size Trans Guys Michael-alive asks: I’m a Transgender guy and I haven’t...