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The Best Pens for Your EDC

In an era where communication is done through email, novels are written in word processors and bright ideas are dictated on your cell phone, you’d …

The Best Briefcases for Every Profession

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>What makes a good briefcase? Ask any suit with a 9-to-5 and a penchant for vicuña, and you’ll hear a few requirements: it …

Men's Fashion

The 15 Best Dopp Kits for Any Style and Budget

<i>Last Updated September, 2017.</i><p>A Dopp kit is both a statement of personal style and an immensely practical item. It contains the tools one uses to …

6 Classic Colognes Every Man Should Own

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: Prices and links have been updated.</i><p>The word <i>perfume</i> originates from the Latin word <i>perfumare</i>, meaning “to smoke through.” …

How to Handle Being Out of Your League | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss invites you to the country club to play a round of golf with him and other important higher ups. You’ve never stepped foot in a country</i> …

21 Great Sunglasses for Men

Whether you don them solely to protect your peepers from harmful UVs, hide a hangover or add that extra dash of cool to your look, shades are …

Men's Fashion

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

How to Pull an All-Nighter: Tips from the Special Forces | The Art of Manliness

The all-nighter. It’s kind of a rite of passage for college students, especially during finals. But even older adults sometimes need to pull one — …

10 Messenger Bags to Replace Your Backpack

<b>Last updated December 2017.</b><p>Since the early 1900s, messenger bags have been used by postmen, WWII dispatchers, Pony Express couriers, telegraph …

The Best Suits Under $1,000

Suits are no longer just uniforms of the 9-to-5 office job. Empowered by slimmer, more athletic cuts, more comfortable fabrics and the demise of the …

Men's Fashion

Your Guide to the Perfect California Drawer

<b>n. LIFESTYLE [lahyf-stahyl]</b><p>“Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom.” – from <i>White Noise</i> by Don DeLillo<p>If you …

The 10 Best Watches Under $5,000

Setting your sights on a nice watch can land you in pricey, and sometimes confusing, waters. As price tags head north, value becomes that much harder …

How to Make a Cheese Platter

Sometimes soft and creamy, other times crumbly and sharp or melted with a smooth, luxurious texture, cheese isn’t just for topping off a burger; it’s …

Timbuk2's Aviator is Custom Made for the Frequent Traveler

Frequent fliers know all to well the challenges of packing for a trip. But, many of them have also mastered the ability to travel light, and know …

The Seven Types of Dress Shoes Every Man Should Own

<b>Last Updated December, 2017.</b><p>Long a product of the highest craftsmanship and design — from wizened men in Turkey to cobblers in Western New York — …

Men's Fashion

10 Ways to Incorporate Workwear into Your Everyday Wardrobe

Move from the job site to a night out with some seriously sturdy, American-made gear.<p>American workwear has become a style staple around the world, from the streets of Tokyo to the sidewalks of NYC, and it's easy to see why. Functional, reliable, and classically styled, workwear strikes a balance …

Men's Fashion

10 Soaring Pilot’s Watches

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> We’ve updated our favorite pilot’s watch picks to include the best 2015 has to offer.<p>IWC Spitfire Chronograph<p>IWC’s development of …

The 23 Best Backpacks to Carry Everywhere, Every Day

<i>Last Updated December, 2017.</i><p>With a few notable exceptions (lawyers and actors playing lawyers, mainly), a 21st-century businessperson doesn’t have to …

How to Build a Charcuterie Board Like a Pro

<i>Last Updated November, 2017.</i><p>On the surface, a charcuterie plate seems like a simple hors d’oeuvre. After all, there’s no cooking involved — just take …

The Ultimate Gym Bag

The modern-day gym was born in Ancient Greece. But more than just a center devoted to physical training, their <i>gymnasion</i> was once a school of many …

Protein

How to Cook Eggs | The Art of Manliness

In my opinion, eggs are one of your best resources in the morning. Full of quality protein, virtually carb-free, and packed with vitamins and …

Cologne: How to Buy and Wear Fragrances | The Art of Manliness

On my recent trip to Atlanta I was the last person to board my plane.<p>I asked the stewardess if I could check my bag, and as she reached over to grab …

Beauty

The Essential Qualities of Leadership | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from FM 21-20, an Army field manual from 1946 that outlines the physical training program used by GIs</i> …

Self-improvement

Quit Porn For Good | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: You can get the entire porn series in a book. Buy now.</i><p>It’s been interesting to watch this series unfold this week. Though I knew it …

Garb: Zone 3

Timberland Authentics Chukka Boot ($170). <br>Timberland Waterproof Bomber ($178). <br>Timberland Selvedge Denim ($148). <br>Timberland Wharf River Hoodie ($58). …

The Frugal Watch Nerd’s Buying Guide

It’s easy to become numb to the price of fine watches. Industry prices are constantly ballooned by Swiss and German makers creating an endless stream …

Getting an MBA? Make Sure You Dress the Part

Getting your MBA is more than attending class, acing exams and finishing at the top of class. The MBA, perhaps more than any other degree, requires a …

Note-Taking

20 Best Weekenders and Duffels to Buy Now

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> This post has been updated to reflect new selections for 2017.<p>When the occasion calls for light packing in something that’ll easily …

These Upgraded Wardrobe Essentials Are Worth the Price

The voice of reason inside your head might tell you not to drop $1,500 on a blazer, $500 on sneakers or $140 on a single white tee. But before you …

Men's Fashion

Garb: Jermyn Street

Ledbury Huxley Sport Coat ($625). <br>Ledbury Stone Richmond Chino ($165). <br>Ledbury Walden Denim Shirt ($145). <br>Ledbury Rhea Plaid Shirt ($145). <br>Ledbury …