Posts Tagged ‘books’

Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls
Dec 30, 2015
Spotlight: Jes Baker Talks Things No One Will Tell Fat Girls
It takes guts to bring the body positivity and empowerment conversation into the mainstream spotlight, but that’s exactly what Jes Baker, aka The Militant Baker, has been doing for years. In 2013, she created the Attractive & Fat campaign, a response to sizeist comments made by Abercrombie & Fitch CEO Michael Jeffries. The campaign garnered worldwide attention and...
Oct 05, 2015
Man of the Week: Nick Frost Writes His Memoir
Nick Frost probably should have been a Man of the Week a long time ago, what with his sheer awesomeness and body of work. We’re featuring him this week because he’ll be releasing his memoir in a few days, aptly named Truths, Half Truths and Utter Bullshit. It looks like Bullshit is being replaced with Little White Lies at...
Jul 06, 2015
The Business Casual Survival Guide Helps You Look Good At Work
Of all the styles of dressing (casual, formal, business casual, black tie, resort casual, etc…), business casual can be the most daunting for men. The Business Casual Survival Guide: 30 Looks for Men by internationally renowned men’s fashion stylist Emmi Sorokin is basically the business casual bible. The book shows readers how to get the perfect...
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...
A Gentleman's Guide to Beard and Mustache Management
May 14, 2012
A Gentleman’s Guide to Beard and Moustache Management
Facial hair can be a big man’s best friend. It has the ability to mask double chins, elongate a round head, and frame the face in many creative and interesting ways. You may have a beard that rivals this one, but do you know where the style came from, or how best to take care of...
Beard by Matthew Rainwaters
Jan 06, 2012
Book Review: Beard, By Matthew Rainwaters
In reviewing Beard by Matthew Rainwaters, I was reminded of a few important things: I should never have shaved that extra 3 inches off my beard before Thanksgiving. Every guy should grow interesting facial hair at least once in his life. Competitive bearding is very serious business. Beard chronicles this final point through first hand accounts...
Chic Geek Book
Sep 22, 2011
The Chic Geek’s Fashion, Grooming and Style Guide for Men
When you’re trying to create your own style, knowing where to start can be difficult. There are tons of books on the market designed to help a guy learn the ins and outs of creating a look, but none of them are as much fun as The Chic Geek’s Fashion, Grooming and Style Guide for Men....
Big Big Love, Revised
Sep 21, 2011
Hanne Blank’s Big Big Love, Revised is in Stores Now
Although bigger people enjoy sex as much as their thinner counterparts, there aren’t many comprehensive resources made just for them. Hanne Blank’s updated sex and relationships guide for people of size, Big Big Love, which hit stores today, continues to solve that problem. Updated from the original 2000 release, the book includes new interviews, quotes, and resources...
Sep 02, 2011
Thing of the Week: Grenson Boots, Infinite Jest…and the Baby Bullet?
It’s Friday and that means another Thing of the Week. We come across a lot of interesting products, services, and ideas throughout the course of the week, and they don’t always fit into articles we’re writing for the site. Thing of the Week is the place for us to share those items, whatever they are,...
Icons of Men's Style
Jul 29, 2011
Icons of Men’s Style Shows You How it All Began
Instead of focusing on famous and stylish men of the past century, Icons of Men’s Style is a surprisingly informative and engaging book that covers the rich and storied history of men’s basic fashion staples in an almost encyclopedic manner.  Filled with little-known details, plenty of historic photos, and a rich history of each garment,...