Posts for Style

Summer festival style
Jun 22, 2016
See Our Summer Festival Plus Size Faves
Summer is here, and so is festival season, which means different things for different folks. For me, that means wearing as little as possible while still looking good. For my wife, Shanna, that means looking great and staying cool. We each put together one of our favorite looks for summer to share with you here....
The big men of Pitti90
Jun 17, 2016
Plus Size Men’s Fashion Inspiration at Pitti Uomo 90
Pitti Uomo 90, the Florence menswear trade show has come and gone, and as always, there was a lot of street style on display to take inspiration from. Men large and small converged upon the event, wearing their brightest, most refined, and just plain quirky styles that most certainly matched their personalities. We teamed up...
Samuel Hubbard Free Limited Shoe
May 26, 2016
The Gent: Style and Comfort With Samuel Hubbard Shoes
The search for the perfect shoe feels endless. It needs to be comfortable, yet stylish. Affordable, yet well made. And unique, without looking well, weird. Samuel Hubbard shoes pretty much look like your typical stylish dress shoe, but slip them on and find that their comfort is far beyond any dress shoe you’ve worn before. Begun as what...
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, Akichoklat.com. 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...
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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. ...