"As others have noted, traditionally men in the past always wore shirts tucked in. Look at the candid photographs in a high school or college yearbook published in the 1950's and you don't see any untucked polo and t-shirts It is simply…"
"For me, it comes down to situation and social circle.... Being in the army means that any situation can be made OK by the addition of beer. Whether you're wearing a tucked in shirt with Khakis, booty shorts, board shorts or dress slacks, or…"
"That reminds me of previous generations, particularly pre-WWII and earlier, regarding portraits and photographs. I don't think I ever saw a candid, "casual" photograph of either of my grandfathers, until they were well into…"
"I agree with the last two posts completely. As to someone who said "I would ... add the caveat that if you aren't doing manual labor, you shouldn't be wearing jeans to begin with." Ummm...ok? Don't know what social setting…"
Hi there Jacob. Welcome to AoM. I see you have joined my son's group Man Bags. Good move. Also, I'd like to give you a friendly invite to check out my group, The Great Debate. Just click on "Groups." It's the one with the colorful galaxy picture. It's also one of the most active groups on AoM. In any case, great to have you aboard.
"I guess the only time I could see picking a polo shirt over an oxford is if you live in the UK and you are going to the ol' Cock and Whistle for a pint with your mates after a bloody rough game of rugby (To any from the UK out there, I shall…"
"Good point! Tim, do you use deodorant or antiperspirant? Many people have trouble with antiperspirants; has to do with the drying properties of the active ingredients as opposed to the scent. If so, try powdering your pit with a little cornstarch…"
"I think this type sitiuation is what makes me wish I had lived in an earlier time. Don't get me wrong I understand that there were useless folks then too but I know that it also was not unusual for men of the community to pay a visit…"
"My father was a tough Sicilian WW2 vet, and he loved Old Spice. I never knew him to use anything else. Personally, I never used any aftershave or cologne during my forced shaving days (military then a security company that only allowed…"
"You know, I've heard a lot of people having bad reactions to original Old Spice. Me personally, it gives me a headache and makes me feel lethargic all day. Anything with that scent does it- aftershave, cologne, or deodorant. I've tried…"
"I personally like Nivea's line of anti-perspirants. They're not very pungent or overly 'manly', like you're trying to compensate for something. They just smell 'clean' and don't irritate.
N.B I don't wear…"