"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've read all most of the comments to this thread but have not read the articles JB cited. I taught elementary school for 20 years and sat in on many IEP (individual educational plans) for various students in our building. Both girls and boys…"
"1) Family always comes first
2) God - even if I don't practice my religion per se - always know the difference between right and wrong
3) Education - continuous investment in myself
4) Loyalty - in myself and others
5) Respect - for elderly,…"
Brief description: This is a group dedicated to continue the development of manly skills and spread of manly ideals found in the "30 days to Becoming a Better Man" challenge.---------Inspiration: I’m fairly new to AoM and have just finished catching up on the 30 days to Becoming a Better Man. I really enjoyed the process and am forming this group in order to extend what it did for me, and hopefully all of you.I know that I’ve always had troubles following through with things when it’s only me…See More
"Sounds more like the Joe Arpaio school of responding to an FBI information bulletin. (It used to be "OMG, the Messicans is overrunning us!", now it's "OMG, the Ay-rabs is a gonna kill us all!"
While I'm not privy…"