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The Gap in the Body Positive Movement

Although the runways have been breaking down gender barriers, implementing more and more co-ed fashion shows, there seems to still remain some gap areas that need to be bridged – one of which is body image issues. Body Positive Movement influencer Tim Gunn has openly discussed on numerous occasions this industry gap, namely that designers [...]

By | January 15th, 2017|Culture, Opinion And Commentary|0 Comments

Would You Wear Women’s Jeans?

Admittedly, most men would probably not wear women’s jeans, yet as we all know, style is ever-changing and what seems unusual one day is completely normal the next. We see it on the runway; we see it in ads and everywhere else: the lines between gender-normative fashions are getting more and more blurred lately.   [...]

By | June 28th, 2016|Fashion Advice|3 Comments

The Best Dressed Men of the 2016 Tony Awards

The 2016 Tony Awards show was the 70th installment of the annual ceremony that celebrates the best achievements in Broadway musicals. The event took place at the Beacon Theater in New York City and was broadcast live on US network CBS. The big winner of the night was the musical “Hamilton”, which one 11 Tony [...]

By | June 13th, 2016|Celebrities, Fashion World|4 Comments

The Best Menswear Looks from the 2016 Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes Film Festival might be a movie festival, but it is also a great parade of stunning fashion looks. While most of the attention goes to the couture worn by the ladies, there are a lot of men’s outfits from which any elegantologist can draw some summer night style inspiration. Meet the men who [...]

By | May 21st, 2016|Celebrities|0 Comments

A Look at Europe’s 2016 Awards Show Season

Millions of people are star gazing during events such as the Grammys, the People’s Choice Awards or the Golden Globes, as their favorite celebrities walk down the red carpets of Hollywood. But there’s a whole other world out there, known by many, but not as main stream as Hollywood; a world that is just as [...]

By | February 28th, 2016|Celebrities|4 Comments

The Giorgio Armani Fall 2016 Menswear Collection in Review

Giorgio Armani is a man who, through his runway shows and brand has managed to construct a world of his own. This world, of which anyone with the right mindset can be a part of, is a world that plays by its own coordinates. The world of Giorgio Armani is at the heart of the [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|Fashion World, Runways|4 Comments

The Best Dressed Men of 2015

Style is a subjective thing. Great style can mean so many things for different people, that it is very hard to rank or categorize stylish people. As the old saying goes, beauty really is in the eye of the beholder. Some people are well-dressed in the sense that they are dressed correctly, while others are [...]

By | December 20th, 2015|Celebrities, Opinion And Commentary|6 Comments

Men and Feminine Clothes: A Dichotomy?

Fashion and gender: Always connected, always in conflict A great star studded red sweater and kilt from the Givenchy fall-winter 2012-2013 collection. Picture from the VMAN magazine - Summer 2012 Fashion and gender have always been strongly connected. Back in ancient times, clothes started indicating the sex of a person, adding therefore [...]

By | October 31st, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Fashion World, Opinion And Commentary|1 Comment

Life Lessons: What Makes a True (Gentle)man?

Being a gentleman. What does that mean? Going through the media of today, one can see that this term is used very often and that it is interpreted as a man who acts and is a certain way towards his fellow men, but especially towards women. The whole “a gentleman is a man who opens [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Metafashion, Opinion And Commentary|4 Comments

5 Ways to Wear an African Print (B)

As the world is becoming more and more of a bigger and at the same time smaller place, African prints are becoming increasingly popular. And that’s very exciting to see. Of course, Africa is a pretty big place and prints and their significances vary from place to place and from culture to culture, but it [...]

By | August 18th, 2015|Fashion Advice|5 Comments

How to Maintain Your Bleached Hair in the Summer (B)

With the warm season in full throttle, many people; both men and women, consider getting their hair bleached. For many of them, summer is a perfect occasion to try something new with their appearance and going for a full hair makeover is definitely a bold move, especially if you have always had dark hair. The [...]

By | June 4th, 2015|Basic Style Guides, Hair, Style|6 Comments

Less is More: A Man’s Guide to Minimalist Elegance (B)

A shirt by Marni The fashion world is full of sayings, catchphrases and maxims that, even though true, are often misunderstood by many who are trying to reach new heights of elegance, beauty and refinement. One often hears the “less is more” saying, a saying that is often correlated with minimalism and with [...]

By | April 5th, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Metafashion|11 Comments

How to Wear Men’s Rings (B)

Men’s rings are a fashion accessories category that creates a lot of debate and that polarizes opinions very strongly. There are many myths, misconceptions and traditions that revolve around rings, and, unless a ring carries a cultural significance with it, it is seen by many as frivolous, pretentious and pompous. The main reason why rings [...]

By | March 13th, 2015|Accessories, Basic Style Guides|3 Comments

Awards Season: The Men of the 2015 Oscars

The highly anticipated 87th Oscars ceremony took place last evening in Los Angeles, California at the Dolby theater. After the Golden Globes and the SAG awards, it was the turn of the Oscars to give us a great (fashion) show. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences presented its awards for feature films in [...]

By | February 23rd, 2015|Fashion World, Opinion And Commentary|6 Comments

Men and the Color Pink: A Cultural History

Pink is a color that, throughout the 20th century and, apparently, in the beginning of the 21st century too, has been strongly associated with the idea of “girliness”. This link was so strong, that in many societies it has become a great taboo for men to enjoy the color pink in general and to wear [...]

By | February 15th, 2015|Fashion Editorials, Fashion History|11 Comments

The Attire Club Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Dear elegantologists, The holiday season is finally here once again and the search for the perfect gifts has begun. With so many things to choose from, it can be quite hard to find the perfect gift for the modern man. Clothes and accessories make great gifts in almost any case. What fashion-enthusiastic guy wouldn’t want to receive a great [...]

By | December 11th, 2014|Attire Club World, Fashion Editorials, Fashion World|6 Comments

Growing a Beard: The Complete Guide (P)

Many guys today are very interested in beards and in growing a great beard or even just a mustache. However, a lot of men don’t know how to go about growing a beard, what this implies and what they can do to make it grow faster. It might sound as easy as simply putting down [...]

By | November 15th, 2014|Beard and Mustache, Proficiency Style Guides, Style|11 Comments

A Review of the En Noir Spring-Summer 2015 Collection

For the spring-summer 2015 season, En Noir designer Rob Garcia showcased a collection defined by a laid-back, relaxed attitude that turned away from the brand’s classic all-black designs and exaggerated leather pieces. With simple lines, light materials and by infusing colorful, monochromatic tones, the designer shared a portion of his life with his audience, by [...]

By | October 12th, 2014|Fashion World|6 Comments

Are Male Pageants Different from Women’s?

The History of the Pageant The winner and the next two contestants of Mr. World 2010 Male pageants are something that is not that common in our modern global culture, but they do exist and represent a very interesting slice of life. These events are the equivalent of women’s beauty shows and [...]

By | October 6th, 2014|Fashion Editorials|8 Comments

Women Wearing Men’s Clothes: What Do You Think?

There is a saying according to which, men are from Mars and women are from Venus. What this means has been heavily debated by the media at the end of the last millennium, so it’s needless to explain it. The “war between the sexes” has always been an interesting topic for the people who produce [...]

By | March 12th, 2014|Fashion World, Opinion And Commentary|12 Comments

Styling Tips From The City of Gentlemen

Khanh Nguyen is the blogger behind the "City Of Gentlemen" blog. He has a style that we feel is creative, manly and original and always find a nice time visiting his blog. We asked him if he wanted to write a post for our blog and he was on board right away, which made us [...]

By | November 24th, 2013|In Their Own Words, Interviews and Features, Style|10 Comments

90 Plastic Surgeries: Is This Perfection?

Watching the culture of today unravel, we can take notice that the human body is at it's center and that many things are strongly correlated and in connection to the way others look, the way we look and the way we feel about the way we look. There are a lot of factors, that's a [...]

By | October 9th, 2013|Opinion And Commentary|18 Comments

E.O.F. {Anti} Style Idol: Jack Kerouac

"Great things are not accomplished by those who yield to trends and fads and popular opinion." -Jack Kerouac Read the story of a guy who expressed himself by all means possible, matching his life to his appearance and making the best out of this world view. Jack Kerouac was one of the founders of the [...]

By | September 27th, 2013|Attire Club World|4 Comments

NY Fashion Week: A Review of the Spring-Summer 2014 Collections

New York Fashion Week has ended recently and even though the main focus is on women’s clothes and accessories, men have their share as well. This September, the Big Apple was the host of many amazing fashion shows that showcased the trends for the Spring-Summer 2014 season. Most collections were quite athletic, some of them [...]

By | September 26th, 2013|Fashion World|8 Comments