This Is How a Suit Should Fit

Presented by Macy's When buying a suit, there’s nothing more important than how comfortable you are. Yes, where the shoulder pads line up with your shoulders matters but it should start and end with your personal level of comfort. If you...

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Alexander Olch ‘Knot Yourself’ Video

Alexander Olch 'Knot Yourself' Four-in-Hand Knot Video

Alexander Olch teamed up with for this exclusive video highlighting the New York designer’s Fall/Winter 2011 collection. With direction from Matt Lenski and narration by The Olch himself, the video features a tutorial on how to tie the four-in-hand knot. French model Aurelie Claudel stars in the video and looks stunning. Needless to say, you’ll have to watch this multiple times to get the knot perfect.

A Voyage into Carlo Rivetti’s Stone Island

A Voyage into Carlo Rivetti's Stone Island

Stone Island‘s deep roots date back to the 19th Century and current owner Carlo Rivetti looks to the 21st Century with much optimism while keeping the brand’s rich history in mind at all times. Stone Island’s A Voyage into Stone Island video series gives us the opportunity to go behind the scenes with Stone Island and see what goes into making the label’s outstanding products. The first video delivers a factory tour lead by Carlo himself and sets to reveal some of the top level skills that contribute to creating Stone Island garments and collections while the second video (thus far) hones in on the experimental dyeing facility and delivers insight into all the phases of the garment dyeing process.

The level of detail in which these videos go is unparalleled, folks. For anyone even remotely interested in the garment industry, these videos deliver some great knowledge from a man that is the helm of one of Italy’s finest brands.

Grenson | How We Make Our Shoes

Established back in 1866, Grenson is one England's most premier shoemakers. Seldom do we see a brand of such stature let loose and really give its customers an idea of what goes into making their product. If you get a...

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Summer Pastime: How to Play Croquet [Video]

Summer Pastime: How to Play Croquet [Video]

As the weather gets nicer, it really opens doors for exploration and picking up a new pastime should be high on your priority list. As I began to dig deep as to what I activity I wanted to take up, I came across this how-to video on playing croquet. Tretorn must’ve published it sometime ago but we came across this gem via YouTube.

Video after the jump

Shaving Tip: How to Shave your Chest


Gillette‘s got a series of ads out currently, giving men the tips they might need but never knew where to look. The sun’s been shining lately and I’m sure you want to rip off your shirt and hop in the ocean. Wait, what? Your chest reminds people of the amazon jungle? This video will give some assistance on shaving that gorilla chest of yours and trimming down for the beautiful weather (and ladies). Now, we personally believe in the all-natural look, so proceed with caution.

Watch the video after the jump.

7 ways to decode your girlfriend’s text message

Mobile Maven has a post up that every man should take a look at.  They’ve got 9 ways to decode your girlfriend’s text message.  Read it, study it, practice it.  If there’s one thing women hate, it’s when you don’t know what they’re thinking.  If you know she’s mad, and you ask if she’s mad, you’re likely to anger her more.

The unfortunate thing is that it’s more difficult to read a woman when you’re not in her presence.  Read below to figure out what she’s really saying.  We like the 9 ways, but we’re going to condense it a little.  Get your notepad ready:

1. Periods. Any time she writes a period at the end of the text (when the otherwise general lack of words would suffice to show that the thought is over) she’s one of two things: demanding, or pissed off. Probably at you. If you’re getting a lot of them, it’s a safe bet that you’re in trouble.

2. Exclamation Point! This is a universal sign of excitement, and it means she wants you to immediately picture her smiling and eager. Generally a good thing, unless she’s got energy to beat out the energizer bunny.

3. Question Mark? Obviously, questions need appropriate punctuation, especially in texts were there is no tone. Frequent question marks-especially when there isn’t really a question, like ‘We’ll meet up later?’ means she’s harboring some serious insecurities about your relationship.

4. Later. If she’s a buddy, ‘later’ is totally standard. If she’s your leading lady, ‘later’ is not good. Think about it-there’s ‘see you later’, ‘talk to you later’, and all sorts of ways of making plans in very casual ways, but she’s going out of her way to be brief and noncommittal. Not a good sign for you.