Introduction to Men’s Headwear – The Hat

Gentlemen have been covering their heads since, well, since the first gentleman figured out he could keep his head warm and look sharp doing so. The modern hat comes from a long tradition of using headwear not only to protect one’s head form the elements, but also to communicate status and rank. Various professions usedContinue reading “Introduction to Men’s Headwear – The Hat”

Insight from The Crazy Truth and Ryan Gosling in a Well-Tailored Suit

The aphorism has become a staple in modern philosophy and the tumblr The Crazy Truth continues this tradition by mashing up pithy insights on relationships with images reflecting the aphorism’s meaning. Interspersed among these ‘aphorimages’ is an advice column. While this site does target women about relationships, several of the posts are equally valuable toContinue reading “Insight from The Crazy Truth and Ryan Gosling in a Well-Tailored Suit”

Kingpin Chic May Be Canada’s Sharpest Dressed Man

Sharp Magazine and The Bay are holding a contest for the sharpest man in Canada and our very own Kingpin is now in the running! If you agree and would like to support men dressing well everywhere, click through and vote for him! Vote For Kingpin as Canada’s Sharpest Man!!! Sorry, Ryan Gosling is notContinue reading “Kingpin Chic May Be Canada’s Sharpest Dressed Man”

Fitzgerald, DiCaprio and Luhrmann – The Great Gatsby is Coming! (In 3D!!)

Help Kingpin be named the sharpest man in Canada by voting here!! Few film events excite the sartorially inclined for reasons solely of style and clothing. But when they do… Bammo! The buzz about Baz Luhrmann‘s 3D film adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s The Great Gatsby has been steadily growing among the dandy set sinceContinue reading “Fitzgerald, DiCaprio and Luhrmann – The Great Gatsby is Coming! (In 3D!!)”

Handkerchiefs 101 – The Pocket Square

Most likely invented by Richard II, the last Plantagenet King of England, the handkerchief has become one of the ‘must haves’ for any fully dressed gentleman. Also called a pocket square, the handkerchief started as a small, thin piece of cloth hemmed at the edges and carried on the person to use for all manyContinue reading “Handkerchiefs 101 – The Pocket Square”