Here are the four folds a well-dressed man needs to know.
The American whiskey renaissance has revived the reputation of two iconic cocktails, the Old Fashioned and the Manhattan. In an act of mixological serendipity, our friend Mark Dowden has combined the two in a drink he calls the Old Manhattan.
Scientific research reveals that as much as 66 percent of the initial opinions we form about others (and vice versa) are based solely on what we see and how we see them.
Here are some guidelines you can use in establishing your own visual reputation.
You only wear the best from England and Italy, now only stay in the best places in England and Italy—castles fit for a king. Why book a regular hotel when you can stay in a stunning castle, complete with a fabulous facade, medieval vibe, antiques-filled interior and maybe even a friendly ghost or two?
Since the film industry was first established, Hollywood has been raising a glass onscreen and using libations to give its characters more, well, character. One example: the legendary James Bond, who famously favored vodka martinis.
Just how unforgettable are Tinseltown’s whistle-wetters? Very—so much so that authors Will Francis and Stacey Marsh have chronicled the most indelible in a brand-new book, Cocktails of the Movies. Dubbed “an illustrated guide to cinematic mixology,” it features more than 60 drinks that were featured on the big screen, giving the cinematic scoop on each (along with, of course, a recipe).
With the Academy Awards fresh on our minds, it’s the perfect time to kick back with one of the cocktails from Francis and Marsh’s collection. Here are four of our favorites—beginning, naturally, with Bond’s martini. Shaken, not stirred.
According to a survey by a top men’s footwear brand, women judge men’s shoes twice as much as men judge women’s. The stats are daunting: 64 percent of women judge a man’s fashion sense based on his shoes; 52 percent of women say they judge a man’s personality by his shoes. And 36 percent say they use shoes to determine a man’s financial position.
So, guys, it’s time to up your footwear game. Do you have these nine pairs that every man should own?
If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it, right? Probably not so much. With style, as in most things in life, change is inevitable. To borrow from author Tom Collins in his concisely poignant business book, The Language of Excellence, “If it ain’t broke, it’s in the process of breaking.”
While many men were taught certain fashion “rules” while coming of age, many of those guidelines have become a little dated. These days, it’s perfectly fine—in fact, it’s encouraged—to advance beyond them. Read on as we dispel some common fashion myths.
Say goodbye to soggy sandwiches and limp-looking salads: After years of airports offering little in the way of fine food, some are now boasting top-notch restaurants that will satisfy even the most discerning (and hungry) traveler. Here, a few of the best in the U.S..