Posts Tagged ‘style’
Mar 30, 2015
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,...
Mar 11, 2015
Watch Matt Talk Men’s Spring Style on TV
Our own Matthew Simko made an appearance on Connecticut news station WTNH’s CT Style segment Friday morning to talk about the latest in Men’s spring style trends. It’s pretty awesome to see one of our own out there repping Chubstr and Big men’s style! Have you picked up any clothes for warmer weather? Watch the video...
Mar 03, 2015
A Night at the Grammys with Nakia and Robert
Now this is how you dress for an event! It’s Nakia and Robert after a night at the Grammys. Says Nakia: Robby The Robot and I had a blast at The Grammys. He’s so handsome. Listen to Nakia’s cover of Jon Dee Graham’s Unafraid over at Bandcamp.
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...
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....
Feb 06, 2015
Your Dream Drawers are Back – Scout Underwear Relaunches Site
Remember Scout Underwear? The brand with the mission to make a better pair of underwear for big guys relaunched this week, with more options for men of size. With a goal of providing support and comfort where men need it most, Scout unveiled trunks, shorts, and jock straps made with the thoughtful details that make the...
Dec 11, 2014
Parallel Revolution Makes Organic Hemp Look Good
When many people hear the phrase “organic hemp clothing,” they probably think about clothes for hippies. Turns out, you can make more than one kind of look with the fabric. Meet Parallel Revolution, a California based clothing brand specializing in great looking organic hemp shirts. A few months ago, the company did a photo shoot with two of...
Dec 09, 2014
The Well-Rounded Gent: So You Want to Smoke a Pipe
The Well-Rounded Gent is the Chubstr feature that focuses on the finer things in life. From fashion to grooming to etiquette, we cover it here. This week, we take a look at smoking tobacco in a fancy pipe with someone who knows all about it – Scott Spolverino from In With Bacchus. The briar pipe is a luxurious...
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...
Win a Year’s Supply of Boxers from Swag & Valor
There aren’t many brands out there focusing exclusively on big and tall clothing, so when we come across one, we’ve got to spread the word. From the Pacific Northwest comes Swag & Valor, a company dedicated to helping big men find comfortable clothing they actually want to wear. How Swag & Valor Started Like some of the...