Archives for 2011

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Alpinestars Lucerne Drystar Moto Jacket

If you’re looking to ride regardless of weather, look no further than this all-conditions option. Style, comfort and safety meet in one slick-looking, affordable piece. Click the pic for more.

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Sweet Shades for a Worthy Cause

The TOMS eyewear One For One program saves or restores the sight of one person who desperately needs it for every pair of TOMS sold.

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10 Great Men Whose Style We’ll Miss

We lost some pretty epic men this year. Men who were not only titans in their respective fields but who also had style to spare. Here are 10 legends who left us in 2011, along with what we can learn from the unique, iconic way each one carried himself.

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Indochino Suits

Buying a sharp-looking suit online sounds crazy, right? And yet Indochino’s made-to-measure duds offer an unbeatable combination of fit, style and value. Click the pic for more.

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6 Hipster Styles No Man Should Be Caught Dead In

Hipsters are a rare breed and hipster styles are even more rarer-er (it’s a new word you’ve probably never heard of). But amid all the irony and fake eyewear there are occasionally really cool fashions men should wear. Unfortunately, there are many more men should not. Tights Look down. Do you have a set of balls? If the answer is yes then you should never ever wear a pair of tights in publi …

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What a Hot Barber Thinks of Your Haircut

Model, fixie bike enthusiast, scissors-wielding babe. Baxter Finley’s Lauren Jae Nichols is all of these things, and she has strong opinions on how men choose to chop their locks. If you’d like a woman like her to be more than your barber, take notes.

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adidas adiZero Rose 2 “Windy City”

Who doesn’t love a fly pair of sneakers? The best ones never really go out of style, and that includes Derrick Rose’s newest signature kicks. Click the pic for more.

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4 Rapper Styles That You You Should Copy, And 4 You Shouldn’t

Well before hip hop artists started spitting rhymes like "before he speak, his suit bespoke" (no names will be named—ahem, Kanye), rappers had already been major style icons for nearly 30 years, for better or for worse. That being said, if you want to attract a certain kind of woman (or any woman really) you should pay close attention these four rappers whose styles you should copy and particularl …

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Mo Fact of the Day

Men who participated in Movember this year are among the world’s manliest inhabitants.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Nearly every man who has ever killed a bear in close combat has possessed the ability to grow a mustache.

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Mo Tip of the Day

Shampoo your moustache at least a couple times a week to help keep it looking (and smelling) clean.

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Mo Tip of the Day

Comb your moustache after every shower to help tame unruly whiskers.

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Mo Fact of the Day

In a standard deck of playing cards, the king of hearts is the only king depicted without a moustache.

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Mo Fact of the Day

India boasts the highest population of moustachioed men in the world.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Charlie Chaplin typically wore a fake moustache when portraying his signature character, the Tramp.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Salvador Dali published an entire book devoted to photographs of his iconic moustache. The title? Dali’s Mustache.

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Mo Fact of the Day

In the World Beard and Moustache Championships, a “freestyle” moustache is any that can’t be classified based on existing styles.

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Mo Fact of the Day

The American tradition of Mustache March began after fighter pilots grew “bulletproof” moustaches during the Vietnam War.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Salvador Dali’s moustache has its own Facebook fan page with over 7,000 members.

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Mo Fact of the Day

Filmmaker John Waters is the only man known to have successfully pulled off a pencil mustache since Errol Flynn’s death in 1959.

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4 Reasons You Should Wear A Tuxedo More Often

There are definitely reasons you should wear a tuxedo more often. You don't have to reserve them for weddings and proms, you know. There a plenty of times that it's OK to don the penguin suit, and plenty of good reasons to do so. What are those reasons? Well, peep at this list to find out. Tuxedos Show Off Your Manliness. There are few articles of clothing that are undeniably "male." The tuxedo …

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Colognes Women Love

Rise above your natural animal instincts to roll around in whatever is available and show off your best smells with a little help from these colognes that women love. Everyone has their own skin chemistry and must choose the scents that work best for them but certain generalities hold true—everyone knows that if you smell of bubblegum after the age of ten you're probably choosing the wro …

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Dunderdon J38 Field Jacket

With winter rapidly approaching, you’re going to need something heavy duty to keep the chills away. Street Casuals delivers with this rugged yet stylish jacket, suitable for everything from a snowboard trip to a trip to meet her parents. Yes, it retails for about $350, but you can’t pay too much for a durable garment that will get you through many frigid days in relative warmth—while catching the …

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Explain Movember… With Karate

So you're a week into your Movember ’stache, and you're starting to take some guff from the boss. "It looks unprofessional," he says. How do you respond? If you answered "with a series of ferocious karate chops to his face" you are correct. Partly. Chuck Smith, the workplace warrior, teaches you the proper way to introduce your moustache to the office in this handy video. (Editor's note: Do not ac …

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G-Star Raw Arc Jacket

Not all denim jackets are created equal. From the ultra-masculine workman’s styles of yore to the positively embarrassing Ed Hardy options of today, this American classic covers quite a spectrum. G-Star Raw, a company endorsed by a figure no less bold than Vincent Gallo, gives us the best of both worlds. Made of 100 percent cotton, the Arc Jacket ($210) boasts a slim cut designed with real men—not …

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Video: The Greatest Moustaches In History

We at Made Man are behind Movember 100 percent. So are the dudes rapping about moustachioed legends in this video from our mo bros at Break.com. If you’re looking for a role model to help shape your stache style, take notes ...

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What Not to Do With Your Moustache

It's officially Movember, which means it's time to start growing out that soon-to-be thick and full moustache. Keep in mind, though, that with great facial hair comes great responsibility. You want a clean, healthy vibrant mo, right? Then you'll need to follow a few rules. This week on For the Win, Mike Capes and the men behind Movember run through the five most important things to keep in mind wh …

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Mo Fact of the Day

Salvador Dali’s moustache has its own Facebook fan page with over 7,000 members.