Archives for March 2010

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How To Shave Your Beard Without Getting Bumps

Not knowing how to shave your beard without getting bumps can lead to discomfort and possible skin disorders. The bumps caused by shaving can lead to acne and sometimes scars. However, there are ways to shave a beard without having to suffer the bumps that are often associated with the shaving process. Get prepared. Prior to shaving the beard, prep the area. This includes a light exfoliati …

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5 Best French Cuff Dress Shirts For Men

Men may look dashing in a variety of shirts, but they are exceptionally handsome in these 5 best French cuff dress shirts for men. The proper blend of shirt colors along with a contrasting tie can bring out a more formal look. A wide selection of cotton textures and collar styles are included in these top choices. Steven Land Dress Shirts. This designer has a variety of cotton poplin, Fren …

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How To Make A Duvet Cover

If you can sew a straight line on a sewing machine, you can learn how to make a duvet cover. Duvet covers can be fast and economical to make by using two flat sheets and an old comforter. Sheets can be purchased in a higher thread count than many comforters and are usually less expensive. They are also longer than the same size comforter, so they work well as a duvet cover. A new duvet can complet …

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Hairstyles For Young Men

Hairstyles for young men include short, medium and longer length hairstyles. The shape of a man's face should be considered when choosing a length that is right for him. Employment may also play a part in the type of hairstyle a man chooses to wear. Short hairstyles for young men include no hair, the “buzz cut,” and the “surfer look.” There are different reasons tha …

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10 Ways To Dress Cool

Here are 10 ways to dress cool. There are hundreds of ways to look cool and most depend on the person and the situation. Some looks are timeless; other’s have their time and fade as they should. Most depend entirely on the person wearing them, so always dress to your strengths. Jeans Hands down the sexiest thing anyone, male or female, could ever wear. No other piece of clothing …

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How To Fix Slippery Shoes

Want to know how to fix slippery shoes? New shoes can be the ultimate accessory that takes an outfit to perfect. The soles of the shoes, if slippery, can be dangerous. Take your mind off of slipping and onto the fun of the evening by removing the slippery surface. There are several ways to make slippery shoes safe without spending a fortune too. In fact, many of these ways can be used with the ite …

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How Not To Feel Overwhelmed When Moving

When it is time to start packing, these few tips will show you how not to be overwhelmed when moving. Moving can be stressful, time-consuming, and overwhelming. There is so much to do between your old home and the new one. Make a game plan. When you find out you're moving, sit down and make a plan of attack. List all the things that have to be done, what needs done first, and the most …

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How To Iron Sleeves

Many people don't think it's a big deal to learn how to iron sleeves, but there is a right and wrong way to complete this fairly simple ironing task. It is particularly important to iron sleeves of dress shirts a particular way. Position the shirt on an ironing board. When you iron sleeves, stand in front of the ironing board and lay the shirt down flat in front of you (facing your …

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Best Vintage Aviator Sunglasses

Aviator sunglasses are one of the most popular and classic styles of sunglasses out there.  Popularized in the 1970s, they still have a large fan base today.  Of course, if you really want the complete look of the aviator sunglasses, you must go vintage.  Here are some of the best vintage aviator sunglasses available today. Wire-Frame Aviator Sunglasses The wire-frame aviato …

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10 Cool Vintage T Shirt Designs

The next time you're struggling to find something to wear in the morning, picking from these ten cool vintage T-shirt designs will have the problem solved in no time. With a ton of options and seemingly endless variety, vintage T-shirts are wildly popular and easy to find in stores or on the web. Whether they're music, video games, or iconic brand names, retro vintage shirts are an easy an …

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How To Design A Shoulder Tattoo

Do you want to learn about how to design a shoulder tattoo that works for your taste and style? When you are designing your shoulder tattoo keep in mind that what ever design you decide on is going to have to be able to go at a rounded angle. You don't want a shoulder design that looks ridiculous in a rounded shape since your shoulders will show. Here are some ideas to help you design your sho …

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10 Best Luxury Mens Brands

If you can afford to pay luxury prices, then you want to know which luxury men's brands to buy. The list will help you find what you are looking for, as it includes luxury men’s brands in clothing, jewelry, outerwear, and accessories. Louis Vuitton: This first one of the luxury men’s brands is better known for its watches, leather goods, belts, ties, and accessories. …

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What To Wear With Leather Jackets

Have you wondered what to wear with leather jackets? Men's leather comes in black, gray, white or brown. The style of the leather jacket will help to determine what to pair it with. Any shade of denim will work with all leather as will a casual pant. The blazer style leather is the exception as blazer style leather jackets can be dressed up with a suit or used casually with denim pa

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10 Cool Mens Brands

It doesn't matter if your clothes from 8th grade still fit, you need to learn about these 10 cool men's brands. Maybe you hate shopping or maybe you just don't know where to start. In either case, the following cool men's brands will help you adopt a more manly and modern style. American Apparel. Don't let the mannequins in fishnets scare you. Peruse the aisles for a ba …

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History Of Converse

In the year 1908 the history of converse began.  Converse is a company that makes shoes that are desired by rock stars, skaters, basketball players, and just about anybody that wants to be stylish.  With a company that began so many years ago, the history of converse will display how the brand reached its level of success. In 1908 Marquis Mills Converse started a rubber shoe company, …

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5 Best Dress Shoes For Comfort

Curious about the 5 best dress shoes for comfort? Comfortable dress shoes are vital for long dressy events and/or individuals with arthritic pains. Finding comfortable dress shoes can take some legwork, but knowing which shoes are comfortable ahead of time is key to making wise investments in dress shoes. Aerosole. Famous for their durability and comfort, these dress shoes come in a var …

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Where to Find Vintage Clothing: New York City

Wondering where to find vintage clothing in New York City? While scores of vintage clothing stores come and go in New York City every year, a few manage to flourish. These four stores are a sure bet for vintage enthusiasts. Screaming Mimi’s. Screaming Mimi’s is a New York institution and is the first place to look when searching for vintage goods. From vintage Chanel to motorcy …

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5 Best Men’s Underwear Brands

Need new underwear and want to know the 5 best men's underwear brands? Guys have needs too, and sometimes it doesn't hurt to ask for help. Follow this guide to the best and most comfortable underwear for men. Hanes: Hanes is always the most comfortable brand for guys. This 5 best men's underwear sells like hot cakes. Guess what guys? Women love them too. If you want to kee …

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What To Wear With Black Suit

Buying a simple black suit—and knowing what to wear with a black suit—is possibly one of the best fashion investments a man can make. Black suits are highly versatile and you can change your whole look by wearing different shirts, ties and accessories. A well-fitting black suit can be dressed up or down. By wearing the right shirt and shoes, a black suit can be the basis for a casual l …

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How To Wash A Backpack

Need to know how to wash a backpack? After a few months of use, it is a good idea to wash your backpack. Whether it has stains from a spilled lunch or heavy dirt marks from hiking in the woods, backpacks are easy to clean. Follow these steps for a quick clean-up. To wash a backpack, you will need: A hand-sized cleaning brush A large bowl Water Baking soda A spoo …

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How To Care For A Wool Coat

Before wearing a wool coat you must know how to care for a wool coat.  Wool is a delicate fabric made from the undercoat of hairy animals such as sheep,lambs,llamas,goats, and camels.  It is known for its warmth and durability.  When deciding on how to care for a wool coat, hand washing is highly recommended.  To keep from ruining the it, here is the process to take to car …

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What To Wear With Boat Shoes

Look classy by learning what to wear with boat shoes. Gentlemen don't wear sandals, so boat shoes are great for the summer. You don't need to be a millionaire to own boat shoes, and if you pick the right set, they will last you a lifetime. Khakis. We're not going to say that you should never wear pastel pants, but with boat shoes, you have to wear khakis or lighter colored p …

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How To Get Face Wax Off Linoleum Floors

Those who do not know how to get face wax off linoleum floors risk doing damage to their flooring. Whether it is simply a few drops or a large spill, removing face and/or body wax off of a linoleum floor is necessary to maintain the floor's look and cleanliness. These powerful techniques may only take a few minutes and are guaranteed to leave the linoleum floor as good as new. To get face …

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How To Wash Electric Blanket

Electric blankets are not cheap, so you should know how to wash any electric blanket that you own to ensure that it lasts a long time. A little tender loving care is all you need to keep your electric blanket in pristine condition. There are general washing rules that apply, unless the instructions that came with your blanket tell you otherwise. To wash an electric blanket, you will need: …

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What To Wear With Red

Have you ever wondered what to wear with red? Red comes in a wide range of shades and is an easy color to match other colors to. Maroon and burgundy are a few common reds used in men's clothes. The undertones can be either a yellow or a blue. The undertones, if worn as a shirt or sweater, should match the wearer's skin tones. If worn as a short or pants, the undertone should match the othe …

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What To Wear For Court

Have you ever wondered what to wear for court? Whether you are the attorney or a client in a civil or domestic court it is always advisable to arrive at the court house looking professional. Be clean-shaven or trim your mustache, goatee or beard. Hair should be worn short in a professional-looking style. If you are an attorney wondering what to wear for court, a briefcase, suit, tie and polish …

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Cleaning Bathroom Grout: 5 Tips

 Tile is durable, timeless and beautiful. Unfortunately, stained, moldy grout can be unsightly and unhealthy. Many consider cleaning grout a dreaded, time-consuming chore. Here are some tips to make cleaning bathroom grout a less painful experience.  Cleaning Bathroom Grout – Preparation: Before cleaning the grout first remove everything from the surface including bottles, …

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What To Wear With Brown

You are standing in front of your closet wondering what to wear with those brown pants or skirt. The choice may be obvious to some but is painstaking for others. Coordinating brown into a wardrobe can be tricking. It has as much to do with the hue and shade of a color as it does the color itself. First let’s look at the things to avoid. Try to avoid another shade of brown, just becau …

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How To Wear Nike Blazers

If you want to stay looking fresh, it is important to know how to wear Nike Blazers. Shoes are the finishing touches that bring together an outfit and Nike Blazers are some of the most stylish shoes around, as long as you know how to wear them correctly. Luckily for you, we're here to teach you everything you need to know about how to wear Nike Blazers. Decide which style of Nike Blaze …

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How To Find A Value Of A Vintage Levi Jean

Before filling that donation box, learn how to find a value of a vintage Levi Jean. The market for vintage Levi's spans around the world. The mystique of American cowboys is coveted by people everywhere. To find a value of a vintage Levi Jean you will need; Vintage Levi jeans History of the company Knowledge of clothing Access to Ebay and other online sites …