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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...
Adam from Southampton
Oct 31, 2014
Answerland: Where’s My Waist, Wedding Attire & Big and Tall Shopping
We’re answering your questions about clothing, style, and just about anything else you’re willing to ask. Send us your questions here. Geli316 asks: Where should my pants rest? I have a little belly, do I wear them bigger at my belly button? or below my gut at my waist? Wear your pants where you feel...
Skincare tips from the pros
Prepare for Winter with Grooming Tips from a Pro
Cold weather is creeping up on us, and with it comes dry, itchy skin. If you’re like a lot of guys, you just grin and bear it, or maybe even try to take care of things yourself with lackluster results. Olga Lorencin is a skin care expert and the owner of Kinara Spa in Los Angeles. She’s sharing...
Fitbay wants Clothes for Everybody
Oct 23, 2014
Let Fitbay Help You Find Clothes That Fit
We all know that searching for clothes in the styles we like and the sizes we need is a pain. It’s less so when you’re using the internet to find what you want, but it still isn’t easy. Most brands don’t offer extended sizes, and the ones that do aren’t always great at letting customers...
RVCA National Duffle
Sep 29, 2014
Does the (Duffel) Bag Make the Man?
For years, I was one of those guys who used a bag simply for utility, not as an accessory. Having something I can throw all my stuff in was just fine, whether it was a burlap sack or a plastic bag – I really just didn’t care. Then I realized that I could integrate accessories into...
2015 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat
Aug 29, 2014
Consumer Guide’s Top 3 Cars for Big Guys
The Daily Drive blog over at ConsumerGuide.com published an article earlier this month featuring their choices of the 3 best cars for really big guys. The article, written by Tom Appel (a bigger gent himself) talks about the trouble spots that people of size can run into when dealing with smaller cars, such as seat belt length and lack...
James Corden to host the late late show
Answerland: Inexpensive Business Casual & Clothes for Short Guys
Answerland is the weekly feature that gets answers to reader questions about style, etiquette, finding clothing in your size, food, and just about anything else our readers ask us. Send us your questions via social media or by using the contact form found here, and we’ll get answers for you. State of Arthur asked: Can...
This week from the DXL Blog
Aug 15, 2014
DXL Blog: Hot Weather Fabrics & August Top Picks
It’s a new week, and that means more articles from Destination XL’s blog, the DXL Blog. Each week (or so), we’re bringing you their latest posts in order to keep you up to date on everything else going on in the world of big and tall clothing. Here’s the latest: The Best Hot Weather Fabrics...
Answerland: Big and Tall Vintage
Answerland: Vintage Big & Tall, Chino Shorts & Low-Cost Clothing
Brendo asks: Hey guys. I’m a big guy 23yo 5ft 9/10″ and about 300lbs. I’m looking for a vintage kind of look like the guy you featured on Jul 11 in Vintage Bukowski. Where would I find clothing like this? Online stores would be awesome, or if you have contacts in Australia that would be even...

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