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Khaki Suit
Mar 23, 2015
The Only 3 Suits You’ll Need this Spring
Spring is officially here. It’s time to ditch the grey, brown, and patterns suits and focus on navy, khaki and chambray. These are the only 3 big and tall suits you’ll need this season. 1. The Navy Suit Not only is navy the ‘in color’ for Spring, but it’s also the most versatile suit color you...
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Mar 11, 2015
Watch Matt Talk Men’s Spring Style on TV
Our own Matthew Simko made an appearance on Connecticut news station WTNH’s CT Style segment Friday morning to talk about the latest in Men’s spring style trends. It’s pretty awesome to see one of our own out there repping Chubstr and Big men’s style! Have you picked up any clothes for warmer weather? Watch the video...
Answerland - suiting and wide shoes
Feb 27, 2015
Answerland: Suiting Up, Wide Feet and a New Black Watch
It’s a new installment of Answerland, and we’re answering reader questions on style, entertainment, fashion and technology. Send us questions via @chubstr on your favorite social network, or ask your questions directly using this form. Howling34 asks: I’m 25 and a 350 lb (ish) college student. next year is my grad year with getting a...
Marie Denee and Bruce
Feb 13, 2015
Answerland: Finding Your Style, Tracking Down Modern Big & Tall Menswear
It’s another installment of Answerland, the feature that has Chubstr staff (and other people who know lots of things) answering your questions about style, and just about anything else you decide to ask us. Send your questions to us via @chubstr on your favorite social network, or send us a message directly by using the...
Can a Man Live Life According to Pinterest?
Jan 30, 2015
Can You Really Live Your Life According to Pinterest?
Did you hear about this woman? She took a week and lived her life according to Pinterest with varying results. So I figured, if she could do all the “girl” stuff on Pinterest in a week, why can’t I do all the “guy” stuff? Let me preface this by saying I’m not overly crafty, but I...
Answerland - Looking great on a budget
Dec 19, 2014
Answerland: Short Guys & Buying on a Budget
We’re answering your questions about clothing, style, and just about anything else you’re willing to ask. Send us your questions here. Endless Universes asks: Any advice for big short guys? There are a few resources out there for the shorter gent. First, there’s our buddy Brock over at The Modest Man – a blog for those...
How to Grow a Badass Beard
Dec 02, 2014
How to Grow a Badass Beard
Red carpet to Main Street, it seems like every guy has a beard. Whether it’s a 5 o’clock shadow, a close crop, or a full out beard; they’re popping up on faces across the country. Sure you can grow hair on your face, most guys can, but can you grow a beard worthy of envy?...
Bruce's Gift Guide Holiday 2014
Nov 30, 2014
Bruce’s Holiday Gift Guide: Bags, Boots & More
You made it through Thanksgiving more or less intact, and now the holiday season is in full swing. Time to do a bit of shopping! If you’re not sure what to buy for the people on your list, don’t sweat it – we’ve got you covered. Here’s the first of our December gift guides, and...
The Gent's Guide to Dressing for Thanksgiving
Nov 25, 2014
The Young Gentleman’s Guide to Dressing for Thanksgiving Dinner
Well you did it. Graduated from college in the spring, got a job that uses that degree over the summer, and all through fall you’ve been buying your “first adult” everything. Now it’s Thanksgiving, the first holiday you get to go home and rub all of the above in your underachieving cousin’s face. You’re living the...
Using wine to make BBQ sauce
Nov 11, 2014
Getting saucy with SIMI
Over the summer, I had the opportunity to take a class from the San Francisco Wine School that would ultimately, provided I passed the weekly quizzes and the 100-question final examination, certify me as a California Wine Appellation Specialist (CWAS). What this means is that I have a better than average grasp of the rules...