Posts for Style

N. Maxwell Lander collaborates with Chubstr
May 25, 2016
This Photographer Offers a Positive View of Stylish Plus Size Men
We’re all well aware of the glaring lack of plus size male representation in media, magazines, and advertising. Though this is changing little by little, there aren’t a lot of places to go to see compelling high quality photos of guys looking great and feeling good about what they’re wearing. That’s why we’re kicking off a monthly collaboration with...
JCRT releases collection of plaid shirts
May 12, 2016
Chubstr Exclusive: JCRT Launches Plaid Shirts
You’ve seen these guys before, wearing their signature plaid shirts fitted so perfectly you could cry. You’re dying to get your hands on one just like it, one that fits your body type, but it’s been almost impossible to find. Until now. For the last 10 years, Costello Tagliapietra has been crafting couture dresses for...
Aki Choklat Expands His Accessories Offerings
Apr 25, 2016
Aki Choklat On His Expanded Shop, Fashion in Detroit
Internationally renowned footwear and accessories designer Aki Choklat just launched a new line of accessories, expanding the offerings in his online shop, He chatted with us via Skype about the new line, how your style evolves as you age, and the two types of shoe every guy needs in his closet. What motivated you...
Kelvin Davis Aerie Plus Size Model
Mar 31, 2016
Meet the Notoriously Dapper Kelvin Davis
By now, you’ve probably seen American Eagle Outfitters new #AerieMAN campaign featuring male models who represent a range of body types, including a plus size guy. That guy is Kelvin Davis, the mind behind style blog Notoriously Dapper, and the sole male admin for Eff Your Beauty Standards, a social media movement started by plus model...
Who's the next big plus size model?
Mar 25, 2016
Who Will Be the Next Big Plus Size Male Model?
Now that a door to the world of mainstream modeling has been opened with IMG signing Zach Miko to their Brawn division, it’s not a stretch to expect other brands and agencies to follow suit. In the days since the announcement was made, there’s been a lot of conversation about what happens now. The truth is, we...
Warby Paker Wide Glasses Spring 2016
Mar 23, 2016
Check Out These Wide Glasses from Warby Parker’s Spring Line
You can trust that we adhere to strict editorial guidelines in our writing and reviews; however, this post contains affiliate links, and we receive compensation when you click on links to products from our partners and purchase them.  Warby Parker does a great job of creating unique vintage-inspired eyeglasses that fit a variety of styles. Their...
Mar 21, 2016
Zach Miko Talks Becoming a Plus Size Male Model, Dispelling Big Guy Myths
Last week, actor, comedian, and model Zach Miko became the first plus size male model to sign with IMG Models new Brawn division. I chatted with Zach about signing with one of the biggest modeling agencies in the world, becoming the face of the plus size men’s modeling movement, and dispelling one of the most annoying big guy myths. ...
Win a Stateroom Wash Bag from Mission Mercantile
Mar 11, 2016
Your personal style isn’t only dictated by the clothes you wear. Your favorite drinks, the car you drive, the music you listen to – all of these things contribute to it, and the accessories you own are no exception. Most of us, for example, probably own a dopp kit of some sort. I’ve got an old...
Feb 23, 2016
Colasso Wants to Sell You a T-Shirt that Actually Fits
Though sometimes it seems to move at a snail’s pace, the men’s plus size clothing industry is growing. Over the past few years, we’ve started to see small, independent brands pop up, selling underwear, denim, and t-shirts in extended sizes. Fort Lauderdale, FL based Colasso is one such brand, putting their focus on big and tall men’s...
Chuey Martinez at the Latin Grammys
Feb 17, 2016
Style Deconstructed: Chuey Martinez Rocks the Red Carpet
It’s another installment of Style Deconstructed – the feature that takes a solid look found out in the wild, and shows you how to recreate it. This time around, it’s our man, radio and TV host Chuey Martinez, on the red carpet at the Latin Grammys late last year.  Get Chuey’s Look Here’s how Chuey did...