"I recently found an 127-year-old tobacco shop near my office that carries a large variety of vintage/hard to find grooming products for me. They have Lucky Tiger, all of the Clubman scents, a great selection of blades, safety razors, shave soaps,…"
"I have a lot of expensive EDT's and Aftershaves, but when it come to cheapo, old school fragrances, I have real soft spot for Brut Classic Cologne. Always have a bottle in the house and have done for decades.
It's a really pleasant, clean…"
"I'll second the recommendation for Zenni Optical. i use them whenever I have to wear glasses, and their optical quality is astonishing at any price. And they have such a huge selection that it's hard to go wrong.
"I'm having the worst time finding glasses currently.
If you go to any standard "chain" optometry store, there are practically no choices other than that exceedingly ugly, sever rectangle look.
I want perfectly round,…"
"I was reminded of Pinaud Clubman when I read the AoM article about how to smell like a barbershop. As a kid, I used to go to the barber, and he always had bottles of that gold liquid with the burma-green label and top-hat-sporting dandy. I…"
"I'm a little confused by this response. Ash didn't mention anything about being a "girly man" or moving all over the country. Being Catholic has nothing to do with wanderlust or behaving in an effeminate manner. I think Ash hit…"
"If your Protestant friend believes in the power of prayer, this should be pretty easy to explain. Prayer can help heal and strengthen us, so it stands to reason that more prayer provides additional healing and strength. Plus, it can't hurt to…"
"Burning books is just one of many ass-hat moves this cult leader is making. Yesterday I read a few of his other 'policies' for members, especially 'clergy'. The guy is nuttier than a peanut cluster!
But as long as what he is…"
Hello, I posted some kb workout follow alongs,solid stuff to get you started and to test your metal,keep tight and use good form,I suggest that you begin slowly,get your breathing insync,start with the 20,work up to the thirty.Avoid going to fatigue,have seen people puke.These are basic trainers,as you progress with practice and grow stronger,you can invent a freestyle program based on 3-5 min rounds useing compound full body movements involving squats,swings,press,snatch, ect,evolving into figure 8,halo,gunslinger curls,swing fly,rows in constant motion.This is really fighter conditioning programs,however,they translate well into whatever your doing,getting under the bells is a lifestyle forged with commitment ,many people have picked them up,most put them down,the ones that keep swinging gain the most.
"I am in a similar spot. Although, not really. My wife took a better job, so we moved from Texas to Chicago. Found AoM, read the article on vocation vs. career. Now I hope to follow in my old mans foot steps and start Barber…"
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I'd say forgive S-in-law; she seems like she's no longer trying to be a problem.
Are you ready for the great beyond? You'll get there eventually... this just makes it more real.
Recently a friend of mine diagnosed with lung…"