"I'm rather short, and one thing I've discovered is that the "rise" of the pants is also very important. What invariably happens with me, when wearing a regular rise, is that the pants fall to my natural waistline, which…"
"I'm an oddball tie lover, and the Jerry Garcia abstract ties at Kohls are great.
For a more standard look, however, I find you can buy good ties at pretty much any menswear store. Macy's sometimes has good builds.
Also, can't go wrong…"
I'm 5'5". Not exceptionally short, but short enough that buying pants is a huge pain in the ass. See, my inseam is ~27".A while ago I taught myself to hem my own pants. This, after some extreme frustration, turned out to be a not-so-bad thing as I could actually get a decent look going. I've got hemming dress slacks down pat, and if I buy 29" inseam jeans (kind of hard to find) it doesn't look bad. No matter how I try, though, or what style I purchase, I can't seem to find khaki's that look…See More
With a new grilling season now upon us, I'd like to get the AoM community's opinion on something.I've recently moved to a new apartment, and we've got walk-out porches off the backs. The lease states that we can only have propane or gas grills, and nothing that burns charcoal/wood/etc. I'm fairly certain this is because the porches are wooden, and at some point someone probably did something stupid and caught their third-story porch on fire with briquettes. I've previously been spoiled, and had…See More
"Ya I have the same problem. My boss does not ware a tie. I deal with it by dressing well in all other aspects including having fun with cuff links. You can dress well without a tie, you just switch the details. Also get…"
"I love wearing ties, I truly get treated different when not wearing them. That said I think the pocket square in colorful patterns are a great way to compliment the wardrobe. You can have fun with monograms on your pocket and cufflinks as…"
"I love the taste of hoppy IPAs, but they're neither anything special nor all that different from each other, just like fine wine vs. box wine. The connoisseurs are faking it.
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid sucked.
"And now 5.5% is experiencing no drought conditions. Because the drought ended in September. Your precious chart doesn't track droughts. Only drought conditions. Which the state is recovering from, as the chart shows, because it's no longer…"
"It's right there in the chart Shane. In September all but .14 of the state was in drought.
You just go to the column on the left of the date you're interested in, then follow it over to the right to get the information you want.…"
"I am blessed with people who care and love me.
I may have had bad relationships in the past and absive friends, but I have gotten through all of that.
Friendships In The Wind by Michael Joseph K. (me)
How do you know when someone really…"