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The Sometimes, Always, Never 3-Button Suit Rule | The Art of Manliness

A few years ago, we published a guest post on suit buttons, and one of the best things I got out of it was a handy way to remember the right way to …

10 Sexy Things to Do with Ice

Try these frosty tricks for a ridiculously hot night.<p><b>1.</b> Begin with a slightly melted ice cube in your mouth. Kiss your guy and pass it back and forth. As it gets smaller and smaller, hide it in different places so he has to try to find it with his tongue.<p><b>2.</b> Use the ice cube to trace a chilly path …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Q&A<p>On her excellent new record, <i>The Future and the Past</i>, the Richmond-based songwriter is channeling the funk and soul records she grew up with.<p>By …

Photographer Mixes Watercolor Elements Into Her Images to Stunning Effect

What’s the best thing about a 365 project? Some would say it’s that you develop the habit of shooting every single day. Others that you develop your …

43 Books About War Every Man Should Read | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Ryan Holiday</i>.<p>War is unquestionably mankind at his worst. Yet, paradoxically, it is in war that men — …

10 Tips for Taking More Interesting Photos

The end of one year and the beginning of another is always a time for reflection, and for many people a time to make New Year’s resolutions about …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

How to Buy a Round of Drinks | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Michael Hagan.</i><p>You’re with a group of friends at a bar. Everyone is having a good time; trading stories, …

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 …

The Power of Habit: Make & Break Habits with the Habit Loop | The Art of Manliness

For better or for worse, our habits shape us. A good habit is a strong ally in our journey to becoming the men we want to be, while a bad habit acts …

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

How to Choose the Perfect Survival Knife: 6 Features to Look For | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Creek Stewart of Willow Haven Outdoor.</i><p>I don’t remember my first kiss or even who it was with. I can barely …

The Language of Manliness: Manly, Manful, Man Up | The Art of Manliness

Unless you regularly read this blog, you may never have heard someone use the word <i>manliness</i> in writing or conversation. Ditto for <i>manly</i>, unless it was …

How to Dress for the Holidays: Your 60 Second Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

The holidays are supposed to be a break in our everyday lives — something special that lifts us out of the mundane. Part of what makes an occasion …