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15 Raincoats Handsome Enough to Make You Beg for Bad Weather

Here’s an unspoken truth: umbrellas are trash. Pointless. A bigger waste of time than <i>Gigli</i>. If you shell out for a nice one, you’ll leave it in a Lyft within 48 hours of purchase. If you go the cheap route at your local bodega, it’ll blow inside out and smack you in the face the moment you walk …

Men's Fashion

Nike's Zoom Fly SP Is Dropping in its Brightest Colorway Yet

A white-and-tennis-ball-green combo graces the new-wave runner from Nike.<p>Technically speaking, the Nike Zoom Fly SP is slightly less technical entry in Nike's VaporFly series, devised to help marathon runners finally break the 2-hour barrier. But it's also one hell of a summer shoe: so lightweight …

Shoes

Complications: The Tachymeter Explained

Anyone who’s either owned or held a chronograph in their lives have more than likely noticed a series of etchings surrounding the watch bezel. To be …

Watches

Here’s How Easy It Is To Dress Cool With Affordable Fashion Basics

Getting dressed should never be an ordeal, said almost every guy, ever. No one wants to agonise in front of a mirror for hours, or be the unfortunate …

Men's Fashion

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

33 Questions to Help You Overcome Shyness--So You Can Be Awesome at Networking, Speed-Dating, Mingling or Schmoozing

All it takes is a little courage and a couple of really good questions<p>I've got a confession to make: Inside this seemingly confident, frequent-public-speaking, supposedly outgoing CEO exterior is a very shy introvert.<p>As long as I've got a job to do (facilitate a planning session, advise a client), …

Networking

Chuck 70s Are the OG Sneakers That Every Guy Should Own

And no, we're not exaggerating.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>When it comes to sneakers, there's no style with a truer claim to OG status than the Chuck Taylor All-Star. Introduced as "Non-Skids" …

Shoes

Cheap Ticks: The 12 Best Timex Watches

If you’re anything like us, you often find yourself lusting after high-end watches full well knowing that you’ll likely never allow yourself to pay …

Strapbacks: The 10 Best Baseball Caps For Men

Goorin Bros. Slayer Baseball Cap<p>A classic looking 6-panel ball cap complete with an elastic headband, cotton build, and straight-forward coloring. …

3 Styles of Sportcoats to Consider Buying that AREN’T a Navy Blue Blazer

First, before you pedantic purists get your ascots in a twist, yes, there is a difference between a blazer and a sportcoat. Suit jackets are …

Men's Fashion

Stalk Through The Woods With The Same Barbour Hunting Jacket From Skyfall

Usually when one sees a writeup of Bond watches or clothing – one expects to find more formal attire; tuxedos, Rolex watches, and super fast cars. …

5 best watches to invest in right now

If you're looking to buy a watch that looks great and will hold its value (or, potentially even rise in value), you've come to the right place.<p>It's a …

Military Watches Of The World: U.S.A. Part 2 - Worn & Wound

<b>A few weeks ago, we kicked off our Military Watches Of The World series with America Part 1, focusing on watches from World War I through the early</b> …

Vague Black Submariner Watch

Vague Watch Co. pays tribute to some of history’s most iconic timepieces. Inspired by the Rolex Submariner, the Vague Black Submariner Watch features …

Watches

Hender Scheme Teams up With G-SHOCK for DW-5600HS-4JF

The Japanese label pairs its long-lasting leather with digital modernity.<p>Having already worked with adidas on a collaboration this year, Japanese label Hender Scheme has now joined forces with G-SHOCK for a new take on the DW-5600 model that pays tribute to the Casio subsidiary while also staying …

10 of the best denim jeans for men

Blends Casts a Spotlight on the Brain Dead x Vault by Vans Collection in New Editorial

Emphasising the collection’s green, yellow and pink color palette.<p>California’s Blends store has focused on the upcoming collaboration between Brain Dead and Vault by Vans, two other Cali natives, for its latest editorial. The editorial emphasises the color palette of green, yellow and pink which is …

Uniqlo Unveils Its New Theory Collaboration

Tipped polos, short-sleeved button-downs and more.<p>Uniqlo and Theory are back at it, returning for Summer 2017 with a followup to last year’s collaborative release. Like the aforementioned 2016 release, this year’s drop couples timeless style with modern performance thanks to the use of …

Hands-On: The Baltic Watches Bicompax 001, A Neo-Vintage Chronograph For Less Than $500 On Kickstarter

Baltic Watches has been getting quite a lot of attention from the watch community lately, and that's even before its Kickstarter campaign officially …

Watches

A Full Look at the mastermind WORLD x The North Face Urban Exploration Collection

Perfect for those stylish trailblazers.<p>Earlier this week, mastermind WORLD and The North Face teased their upcoming collaboration scheduled to drop in Beijing. As part of a pop-up space, Masaaki Homma’s new line — catering to a different crowd than the original mastermind JAPAN — brings its A-game …

V01 Digital Wristwatch

Clean lines + modern aesthetic<p>There is something so appealing about minimalist designs. Done well, the clean lines and efficiency are very subtle and …

Travel Clothes for Summer Vacations

No one wants to be the person lining up for airport security or a bus transfer in stained sweatpants or pajamas. To dress casually and comfortably for travel—especially in hot weather—can be difficult. There is travel etiquette to acknowledge (no bare feet please) as well as efficiency, but comfort …

Clothing

14 Style Lessons from the Best- and Worst-Dressed Men of the Week

With David Beckham, Will Smith, and Matthew McConaughey. (All right, all right, all right.)<p>The right way to take it easy this summer, the suiting mistake everyone's still making, and more.

Men's Fashion

visvim's Roland Jogger Is the Americana Runner You've Been Waiting For

Hiroki Nakamura does it again.<p>Japanese label visvim adds another silhouette to its extensive footwear range for the Spring/Summer 2016 season. Hiroki Nakamura applies his signature Americana touch to this heritage model dubbed the “Roland Jogger,” a runner which we first got a glimpse of in the …

Dog Limited Presents People Clothes for Dog People

A portion of the proceeds from each sale even go to rescues and shelters.<p>Who doesn’t love lighthearted graphic tees and man’s best friend? The aptly named Dog Limited has flawlessly combined the two with its latest drop for Spring/Summer 2016. Shot in Los Angeles by Alex Bortz and modeled by Jordan …

Only NY Links With Toro Y Moi on Caps and Tees

Manhattan stalwarts Only NY have gotten together with singer and producer Toro Y Moi (aka Chaz Bundick) for a limited-edition hat and T-shirt pack in …

Record Labels

Vans Vault & Saint Alfred Come Together for Water-Repellent Old Skool Release

Vans Vault and Chicago’s Saint Alfred have joined forces to update the Old Skool LX. The low-top model is presented in tonal colorways, each …

New Era's Collaborative Origins and Cultural Influence With Jonathan Mannion

MLB’s Opening Day is here, so get your #CapsOn and rep your favorite team and city.<p>Before it was a staple in both hip-hop and streetwear culture, New Era was the official headwear provider for all of Major League Baseball.<p>There it tapped into the hearts of people around the country, representing …

The Nike Tennis Classic Gets the Flyknit Treatment

We’ve always been fans of simple court sneakers at Highsnobiety, and the Nike Tennis Classic certainly remains one of the most iconic in the category.<p>…

Shoes

Why the Vans Authentic is the Best Shoe Ever

While the descriptor “iconic” gets thrown around a lot these days, the Vans Authentic is certainly deserving of that title. We examine how little …