Posts for Style

MakiMpho-Sangoma
May 11, 2015
Do Yourself a Favor & Invest in a Luxury Tie
In a world of ubiquitous fast fashion, two companies are ensuring that contemporary pieces are rooted in tradition and quality craftsmanship. Each with their own unique take on the idea, Coyaba and Maki & Mpho are redefining the luxury tie niche. Coyaba Meaning ‘paradise’ in Arawak (an indigenous people of the Caribbean), Coyaba is elevating...
Josh Lamon wears Indochino on the Red Carpet
Apr 29, 2015
Josh Lamon Hits the Red Carpet in a Brand New Suit
Like most of us, actor Josh Lamon doesn’t spend all his time thinking about style. For the past few years, he’s been focused on his part in the musical adaptation of Finding Neverland, which opened on Broadway on April 15th. As the opening was nearing, Josh knew he needed the perfect suit for their upcoming red carpet premiere. He reached...
For The Bearded Beard Products
Apr 22, 2015
For The Bearded: Beard Oil That’s Made to Last
It’s always cool to see our readers out there creating things and sharing them with the world. Lester Sawers is one such gent, having just launched his men’s grooming line, For The Bearded. Specializing in beard creams, oils, and waxes, the brand offers products that are made for everyday use. Lester sent me some of his...
Feed Your Denim Obsession with Denim Dudes
Apr 20, 2015
Fuel Your Denim Obsession with Denim Dudes
There’s an increasing fascination in the mainstream with high quality denim and workwear, and justifiably so. Long lasting articles of clothing are hard to find. If you’ve ever wondered what kind of denim industry pros like Adriano Goldschmied, Mike Hodis, or François Girbaud are into, the new book, Denim Dudes has the answer. With 265 illustrations...
Nino Llanera
Apr 03, 2015
Nino Llanera on Doing What You Love in Life and Style
Nino Llanera is Foot Action’s West Coast Brand Influencer and Co-Founder of The 5th Element Magazine, a hip hop fashion and lifestyle magazine. This wasn’t always his plan, however. Nino started his career as a nurse. We talk to him about moving from the medical profession to The 5th Element, how he got hooked up with Foot...
Dome Shades: Glasses for Big Heads
Mar 30, 2015
Introducing DOME Shades: Sunglasses for Big Heads
If you’re like me, and you were blessed with an oversized head, you know what kind of pain it can be to find sunglasses that fit. It’s not much fun wearing a pair that look like they’re holding on for dear life every time you put them on. Luckily, there’s someone out there who shares...
James R. Sanders
Talking Big Men’s Fashion with James R. Sanders
There aren’t many men of size doing work in the high fashion side of the industry, so when we meet them, we’ve got to share their stories. James R. Sanders is one such gent, a contributing writer (and stylist) for Vogue Italia, a contributing fashion blogger for the Huffington Post, and author of pieces for Glamour Magazine, SoulTrain.com,...
Steele Canvas Bags
Mar 10, 2015
American Made: Steele Canvas Tote Bags
It’s not often you get to see an item go from raw material to finished product in front of your eyes; let alone right in your own neighborhood. But that’s what I was able to experience at Steele Canvas Basket Corporation in Chelsea, MA. Since 1921 Steele Canvas has been making high quality canvas products...
Swag & Valor gets the Tyler Jacobs treatment
Feb 18, 2015
A “Pants-On” Review of Swag & Valor Boxers
The friendly folks over at Swag & Valor recently sent me a pair of their boxer briefs in exchange for my opinion. I had the pleasure of giving them a test-run and picking them apart. The Fit My first impression was that the fabric & waistband feels a little thick and heavy. But once I...
Sweet Paul talks cooking, crafts and big men's fashion
Feb 12, 2015
Sweet Paul On Cooking, Crafting, and Big Men’s Style
When Paul Lowe moved from Oslo, Norway to New York City, he had no idea he’d end up creating Sweet Paul, the amazingly successful cooking and crafting brand that bears his name. With millions of website visitors per year, magazines printed and released seasonally, and an army of followers on social media, he’s showing no signs of stopping....