In part two of our Men’s Style Basics series, I want to bring you another handful of items that should be in every man’s closet. As mentioned previously, fashion trends come and go, but the basics will never go out of style. They’re something you can always rely on. A Gray or Navy Blue Suit It … [Read more...] about Men’s Style Basics, Part 2
Joshua Katcher is a fashion instructor at Parsons School of Design at The New School and is currently writing his first book, FASHION ANIMALS. Katcher started the first men’s ethical lifestyle website, The Discerning Brute in 2008 and launched the Brave GentleMan label and eCommerce platform in … [Read more...] about A Brave Gentleman: Discussing Ethical Fashion with Designer Joshua Katcher
In the pages of STAND magazine over the past year our style editor, John Phillips, has been providing readers with some great style suggestions that won’t bust your budget. We’ve compiled some of the highlights below to help you look good for less. Tommy Hilfiger Patriot Cardigan, $44 Old Navy … [Read more...] about The Art of Looking Sharp for (around) $100
Business casual has undergone quite the evolution over the last several years. Now with more workplaces seeking to entice millennials with a “laid back” environment, it seems as though businesses are letting their employees dress in anything from ripped jeans, a Metallica t-shirt and a beanie to a … [Read more...] about What Does Business Casual Mean Anyway?
Fashion trends come and go, sometimes quickly. It’s not always the best idea to sink a lot of time, money and thought into “what’s hot” right now. But you can count on one thing to be consistent – that the basics never go out of style. When you’re caught in a bind on what to wear, know that … [Read more...] about Men’s Style Basics, Part 1
Over the years, cold weather accessories have become more versatile and fashionable. No longer are men forced to wear drab hats and scarves in order to keep warm but, instead, they have more patterns, fabrics and color options to enhance any outfit. According to Ron Elkus and Rod Brown, co-owners … [Read more...] about Keeping Warm With Accessories
During the colder months, the day often takes people from cold to warm environments in a matter of seconds. That can mean that the button down, sweater and down coat you’re wearing can quickly become suffocating. This is why it is helpful to know how to layer. Ron Elkus and Rod Brown, co-owners of … [Read more...] about The Art of Layering
Christian Birky is out to change the fashion industry, and the world – one T-shirt at a time. Christian Birky is a busy man. The slightly-built twentysomething sprints across a puddle-strewn parking lot and into the Anthology Café, the tiny artisan coffee house on the first floor of … [Read more...] about Christian Birky on Building a Better World – and the Perfect T-Shirt