Alex Lefley

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After 45 Birthdays, Here Are '12 Rules for Life'

Don't lose friends over politics. Don't lose a spouse over pickles.<p>Be kind. Mean is easy; kind is hard. Somewhere in eighth grade, many of us acquired the idea that the nasty putdown, the superior smile, the clever one liner, are the signs of intelligence and great personal strength. But this kind …

How to Answer "Tell Me a Little About Yourself" | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Tell me a little about yourself.”</i><p>It’s a seemingly innocuous request — an invitation that’s really an open-ended question. But that openness is what …

Employment

Silver Snoopy Award Speedmaster Apollo XIII 45th Anniversary Edition

Long time fans of Bulang and Sons will know that we are long time fans of the Omega Speedmaster. One of the most iconic chronographs ever produced, …

The 50 Best Menswear Shops in America

Discerning Dressing<p><i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>Arbiters of cool — that’s what the menswear shop is …

Men's Fashion

F1 In The Sun: REEB Dikyelous

Take a closer look at that bottom bracket. This Reeb Cycles Dikyelous was designed and built specifically around the Gates Carbon Drive and Pinion gearbox, showcasing the advantages of each contributor. The JPS F1 colour scheme is just the icing on the cake.<p>Marc Seemann is the Program Lead of Gates …

Cute

Veer Cruiser

Whether you've got an infant, toddler, little kid, or just a bunch of stuff to haul around, the Veer Cruiser can carry it/them. It accommodates …

The best cheap hotels in Manhattan

These cheap hotels in Manhattan have plenty of the bells and whistles expected from swank Manhattan hotels, but with half the price tag. It’s no …

Midtown Manhattan

5 Types of Friends Every Man Needs | The Art of Manliness

Evolutionary biologist and author Robin Dunbar argues that the average human can sustain about 150 friendships. Now, that term is used quite loosely …

Defining A Style Series: Industrial Design? The Perfect Blend of Old and New

Shop a similar look: Table | Chair | Crate<p>In the past few years, industrial design has become increasingly popular and it’s easy to see why. The look …

Speedy Tuesday – the Speedmaster Tintin Revisited

They say that absence makes the heart grow fonder and such seems to be the case with the out of production Omega Speedmaster Tintin. Even though the …

Watches

Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Alaska Project Watch Review

The Omega Speedmaster Moonwatch Alaska Project reference 311.32.42.30.04.001 was the limited edition Speedmaster watch model that Omega introduced at …

Travel the World With a Backpack | The Art of Manliness

All images taken by Dave Danzeiser.<p><i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post by David Danzeiser.</i><p>I hung up the phone with the travel agent. I had just …

Hacking

Eleven Chops That Prove Downtown Is The Steak Capital of NYC

Since Delmonico's opened back in 1827 in what's now the Financial District, New York City has been a steak capital of America. But as the center of all things steak shifted to Midtown, 45th Street became known as Steak Row, due to the proliferation of steakhouses along its Eastern stretches.<p>Most of …

The Man Who Made Adidas Cool Again

Paul Gaudio, Adidas’s quiet creative director, transformed its product line and turned a perennial runner-up into the hottest name in sportswear. How the 67-year-old brand harnessed the rise of 24/7 sneaker culture.<p><b>On a late</b> summer afternoon in Adidas Village, a complex of five Rubik’s cube–like …

Skip the Power Wheels and Upgrade Your Kid’s Ride to One of These Junior Cars

A lot of kids’ first introduction to the idea of cars (and how incredibly fun they are) is getting behind the wheel of a pedal car or Power Wheels. …

Classic Cars

This New Documentary Shares Some of the Secrets Behind the World’s Best Denim

“Jeans are a huge part of our culture and it doesn’t matter what kind of lifestyle you live, I think they’re just part of a great uniform of life,” …

The 12 Best Airbnbs In New York City

New York City isn’t short on amazing hotels. From classics like The Plaza and the Waldorf Astoria, to ultra-cool upstarts like The James and …

New York City

2016 Guide to Tokyo's Sneaker Stores

Another taste of what Japan’s capital has to offer.<p>Our latest guide brings us back to Tokyo yet again, where we previously covered the city’s diverse independent retail scene. Equally impressive is the capital city’s offering of sneakers, who’s deep-rooted fascination with Western culture has …

Shoes

Brazed in Wiltshire: Curtis S1 SuperMoto

Tucked away in a small village called Farleigh Hungerford, in Wiltshire, is the workshop of Curtis Bikes — a name revered amongst UK mountain bikers for their superb handmade steel frames. Their S1 SuperMoto is a single speed frame, and is as comfortable thrashing pavement as it is blasting …

Motorcycles

How to Shop New York City Like It’s Tokyo | GQ

While nothing beats the mind-bending experience of a real Japanese shopping trip to Ginza and Harajuku, enough Japan-inspired shops have opened in New York that you can now shop the Big Apple like it's Tokyo. Here, we’ve rounded up the best spots. Get denim, design, vintage, and hell, even …

Clothing

Ask Yourself These Five Questions Before Making Any Major Decisions

Asking these pointed questions will illuminate your choice and its implications in a totally different way.<p>Everyone hits a crossroad from time to time. We get stuck in a state of indecision on a problem that seems to have no correct answer, and at times, it can be maddening.<p>The most important …

The Easiest Way to Repair a Split Zipper

It happens to the best of us. On a jacket, pair of jeans, backpack. Zippers are moving parts, and as the ManMade Fourth law of physics goes, anything …

DIY

A Guide to Leading Change Management

Ten time-honored tools and techniques in a graphic.

Nextgen

How to Make the Only Steak Sauce You’ll Ever Need

There’s something profound, maybe even a little magical, about a good steak sauce. And few places are as celebrated for its steak, and its sauce, as …

Are you the icing or the cake? The art of becoming indispensable

As soon as I got the email, I knew.Call it intuition, call it years of experience —but it was bad. I could feel it.“<i>Hey Hill,</i>” my client wrote. “<i>Can</i> …

Seth Godin

Nike has an invite-only celebrity gym with kale juice on tap — here's what it's like to work out there

It bears Nike's signature check mark.<p>Welcome to 45 Grand, Nike's exclusive, invite-only gym. Models like Karlie Kloss have worked out here.<p>Nike says that influencers and active Nike Plus members are invited to join world class trainers on personal "journeys," where trainers construct workouts …

This Resurrected Classic Adidas Tennis Shoe Is an Excellent Driving Sneaker

Sure, the Rod Laver is for tennis, but it also is perfect for driving. And that's what really matters.<p>After the continued success of the Stan Smith, Superstar and—more recently—the Gazelle, Adidas is getting ready to release another retro classic that promises to be huge this summer.<p>The Rod Laver …

Building a Get-Home Bag | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart, Senior Instructor at the Willow Haven Outdoor School for Survival, Preparedness & …

Sad movie moments supercut will make you cry

Looking for a good cry? Look no further than this supercut of tearjerking movie moments.<p>Beginning with Brad Bird’s <i>The Iron Giant</i> and continuing …

Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Travel

You don't have to drive on vacation. But if you're the type that <i>wants</i> to get behind the wheel on holiday, Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Travel is a …