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Where do all the cool, hip Norse Vikings shop?

ClothingFilter: Where on Earth do men with "athletic builds" (big shoulders/chest; smaller waist relative to other proportions) reliably shop for fashionable, casual upper-body clothing? What style blogs and resources exist for dudes like myself? I am pretty sick of having to try on a zillion things to little success at most stores or to rely exclusively on very large thrift stores for finding something by random chance ... and "Big and Tall" stores are usually much too big?! [more inside]
posted by Keter on Aug 15, 2014 - 16 answers

Hat Help!

Here's a question about hats and heads. My head, to be precise. It's big. [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Aug 13, 2014 - 4 answers

I need to find the best barber in the Boulder, CO area

I've just moved to Boulder from NYC and I'm looking for an experienced, no-frills men's barber that can handle a classic tapered haircut. I have had great Russian barbers in NYC but this is CO, and I can't find much. Looking for a barber that can handle an all scissors cut and one that is relegated to guard clippers. I'm willing to travel to a nearby area but would prefer not having to make the trip to Denver.
posted by foreversport on Jul 6, 2014 - 6 answers

On Line Selling Platforms or Not?

I am aiming to sell a men's fashion line on-line beginning in June. I am doing research about on-line selling platforms. The concerns I have on my end is free shipping costs and product return (if the the items do not fit) I have checked Amazon and they do charge shipping costs. Now looking for some local e-commerce businesses. Any other suggestions?
posted by goalyeehah on Apr 2, 2014 - 6 answers

Need Suggestions of Good Bodied, Sexy Male Actors, Rockstars, Etc.

I am developing a line of men's casual wear and we are brainstorming for handsome, well bodies actors and celebrities age 35 + to imagine wearing our pants. Because of the style and look of the pants we have to make the website hyper-masculine (ala Bruce Weber) My template is Daniel Craig. (My goal is to actually get these pants into a Bond film) The actors/performer/sportsmen do not have to "good guys" but they do have to be sexy and masculine. Some examples include Aaron Eckart, Matthew Mcconaughey, Woody Harrelson, Michael Phelps, etc
posted by goalyeehah on Feb 13, 2014 - 37 answers

What's Destroying My Pants?

I keep having the same wear and tear on my suit pants (and to a lesser extent, jeans and khakis) and I want to know what is causing it and how to make it stop. In almost every pair the crotch begins to go quickly, tearing apart, piling, fraying, and being worn straight through with little holes. it's like I'm doing splits or high kicks all day. These occur across types of pants, tailored and not, stuff I swear frequently and stuff I hardly ever wear. As far as I know I'm buying the right size and try to wear them at my natural waist, just below the belly button and frequently with belts. I'm a guy with a bit of a gut and I don't go for marathon runs in my suit pants. For outfits I wear a lot I rotate the pants but within a year they're ruined and torn up. Is it the material? Am I sitting wrong? Hanging them wrong? Is there something I should be looking or/asking the tailor about? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 6, 2014 - 9 answers

Where is the best man's scarf?

I don't want to find a good men's scarf. I want to find the best men's scarf. It should be non-wooly/scratchy, smooth to the touch, long enough and thick enough to be wrapped around the neck and draped over the front to create an insulation layer while waiting on cold train platforms and be in a "masculine" pattern/color that would suit most coats. It should also be durable and long lasting, I want a scarf you could wear without comment for 20 years and then be buried with it. Where is this scarf?
posted by The Whelk on Dec 11, 2013 - 31 answers

Help with cutting a gent's hair

Lady here, whose boyfriend wants her to cut his hair. I'm OK with this, especially since I think I can be more creative with it than the typical old barbers he goes to, but I've never done it before. Tips & tricks? Some snowflakes within. [more inside]
posted by Miss T.Horn on Dec 7, 2013 - 7 answers

Rain jacket recommendations

Anyone have recommendations for a men's, black, medium-weight, hooded rain jacket that has no logos? [more inside]
posted by aerotive on Oct 20, 2013 - 9 answers

NYC clothing for the Gentleman of Leisure

We will be coming to New York City over Columbus Day weekend and I find myself with some free time to do some shopping. I would like to know about a) men's online retailers with a brick-and-mortar NYC presence and b) your finest vintage shops. [more inside]
posted by backseatpilot on Sep 10, 2013 - 10 answers

Sources for modern bow ties?

Looking for hipster, modern and unisex bow ties. All fabrics will be considered, but especially woven fabrics, chambray, linen, or silk with a touch of texture. Bonus points for bow ties that are slim or have slightly trimmer proportions. Who are your favorite designers? [more inside]
posted by barnone on Aug 9, 2013 - 12 answers

A question of fashion

Here is a picture of a person wearing a jacket. What material is this jacket made of? Are there any retailers where I could get something similar for a 46-48 waist?
posted by boo_radley on Jul 12, 2013 - 14 answers

Help a (male) librarian dress for success....and the summer

What should I, as a new librarian working on a short-term contract at the reference desk, wear to work in the public library in the summer? [more inside]
posted by 1000monkeys on Jun 23, 2013 - 16 answers

Help me find awesome men's or unisex leather sandals!

My husband's dual-strap Birkenstocks have finally stepped on a rainbow and gone to Jesus. We're going on a trip mid-July and I'd like to find him a suitable replacement by then. [more inside]
posted by nohaybanda on Jun 16, 2013 - 9 answers

Men's linen shirts in Toronto...

Where in Toronto can I buy men's linen shirts, preferably dark colors and short sleeves? I'd rather not order online due to sizing and such. Thanks.
posted by You Should See the Other Guy on Sep 17, 2012 - 3 answers

Name/Find that shirt!

This is the nicest men's shirt I've ever seen! what the heck is it? [more inside]
posted by euphoria066 on Aug 11, 2012 - 5 answers

If the shirt fits…

Where to shop for fashionable men's clothes in NYC? [more inside]
posted by polymodus on Jun 28, 2012 - 7 answers

how does seeding work in france

How come in the frencch open semis, djokavic is playing federer? [more inside]
posted by alkupe on Jun 8, 2012 - 5 answers

What's wrong with these shoes?

What's wrong with square-toed shoes? [more inside]
posted by Potomac Avenue on Apr 12, 2012 - 74 answers

Help me find James Dean's watch!

Where can I find a working all black Westclox "Wrist Ben" watch or one that looks similar? [more inside]
posted by twoforty5am on Nov 17, 2011 - 3 answers

Where be these boots?

Name That Boot: A dapper friend has fallen in love with these boots. Can you help bring him and the boots together? [more inside]
posted by stuck on an island on Oct 20, 2011 - 12 answers

DC basketball leagues??

Hi, I'm an average ex hs basketball player. Are there are competitive adult men's basketball leagues in Washington DC? I live on Capitol Hill so not looking to travel very far. I'm also hoping to not have to pay to join a gym to play in that gym's league. If anybody knows of any I would appreciate the info. Thanks, Matt
posted by matt755811 on Sep 26, 2011 - 4 answers

Finding larger size shoes or getting them shipped for pickup in Europe

Finding size 14 / 48.5 shoes in Europe filter: I'm in Paris and soon to be in Amsterdam. I need some shoes for traveling and normally I buy online to avoid exactly this problem of finding my size. Barring some miracle of someone knowing a place in one of these cities where I can for sure get something, what would be the European equivalent of Zappos.com where I could arrange pick-up as a shipping option? [more inside]
posted by dino terror on Sep 2, 2011 - 8 answers

Go ahead, rub it in... to hair.

I have managed to reach the age of forty-mumble with no idea how to deal with hair-care products. I shampoo regularly (Head and Shoulders for the dandruff works fine), keep my hair fairly short (but not buzzcut, because my head looks stupid when the hair is too short), and sometimes blow it dry, but all this other stuff - pomade, hair spray, the stuff the salons call 'product' is beyond me. Where can I go to find out about how to use them? [more inside]
posted by mephron on Aug 29, 2011 - 17 answers

What the hell should I wear: looking well put together on a

Let's say I have $500-$700 to spend on a work week's worth of clothing. And let's say I want to look good — sharp, competent, grown up and well put together, not just vaguely "professional" or dress-code-compliant in a Wal-Mart-khakhis-and-a-polyester-shirt sort of way. (In fact, I have no dress code at all, and I'm totally willing to sacrifice ostensible "dressiness" in the interest of looking sharp and grown up and etcetera.) What should I buy? [more inside]
posted by nebulawindphone on Jul 26, 2011 - 29 answers

Does jelqing work?

Does jelqing work? [more inside]
posted by inquisitive on May 21, 2011 - 6 answers

Printable NCAA Men's Tournament Brackets

Looking to 'collect' NCAA Men's Basketball printable blank "brackets". Help me find some links/resources? [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Apr 4, 2011 - 2 answers

IANTFG (I Am Not That Fedora Guy)

Can a late-20's white guy wear a suit with a hat without looking like a jerk? [more inside]
posted by foursentences on Sep 30, 2010 - 58 answers

Men's Linen Jacket?

Where can I find a men's linen jacket like this? [more inside]
posted by Yiggs on Aug 12, 2010 - 2 answers

Where to shop for Men's clothes?

Where do people shop for cool MEN'S clothes? I'm not 21 and don't want to wear skinny jeans with plaid Vans. But I'm not 40 and do not want to dress in the JCPenney uniform of khakis and golf shirt. I've tried JCrew and Banana Republic -- ok, but a bit stuffy or fratty. H&M is just strange. I'm looking for clothes I can wear on a Fri or Sat night. Date w girlfriend. Out with friends at a cool bar. Any ideas on where to shop?
posted by antipode12 on Jun 2, 2010 - 43 answers

Suit or sport coat?

What to wear to a $75/plate charity dinner/event? (Male.) [more inside]
posted by DevilsAdvocate on May 6, 2010 - 12 answers

Scent of a Man Filter

Please help me find the male fragrance that made me weak in the knees... [more inside]
posted by maelanchai on Jan 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Omnibus men's style questions post

I'm a big guy, and as part of my effort to dress better for the new year, I have been reading up on style and purchasing better clothes. While many posts in the past have been terrificly helpful, I still have a few outlying questions that I'd appreciate your help with. [more inside]
posted by ifandonlyif on Jan 2, 2010 - 20 answers

Sneakers are for sneaking

Seeking advice on attractive men's shoes for winter wear to work. Dapper gentlemen, how do you combine weather-proof shoes with formal business wear and not look like a rube? [more inside]
posted by Admiral Haddock on Dec 31, 2009 - 16 answers

Help us find this suit!

Men's Suit Filter: Please help us remember the brand of a suit we saw at K&G! [more inside]
posted by a.steele on Oct 22, 2009 - 4 answers

Hopin' for a jet-black soapin'

I'm looking for soap bars colored black... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 18, 2009 - 12 answers

Recommend casual button-down shirts for sale in NYC

Please recommend good quality button-down shirts for sale in NYC for a slender guy - I'm looking for something casual that can be worn tie-less and untucked if I'm in the mood, but still well made with good fabric and cut, i.e. at the level of Thomas Pink or w/e but casual. Priced up to around let's say $200 a shirt, although if it's less that's even better. Thanks!
posted by Spacelegoman on Aug 1, 2009 - 14 answers

Shoegaze: Can anyone find these men's shoes (or something similar)?

Shoegaze: Can anyone find these men's shoes? [more inside]
posted by That takes balls. on Jul 31, 2009 - 6 answers

Where can we find interesting men's clothing in the Boston area?

We're looking for more than just jeans and polo shirts - but where? [more inside]
posted by shaun uh on May 20, 2009 - 5 answers

A more suitable tailor?

Can anyone recommend a good men's tailor in the Upper Valley region (between VT and NH)?
posted by B-squared on May 4, 2009 - 1 answer

Men's Hollywood Fashion

Name some iconic men's outfits from the Golden Age of Hollywood. [more inside]
posted by Astro Zombie on Sep 14, 2008 - 16 answers

Stylin Men's Shoes

Hip Men's Shoes That Are Comfortable [more inside]
posted by zobot on Aug 14, 2008 - 26 answers

Where can I buy sunglasses with red mirrored lenses?

Where can I find these "impossible" red mirrored sunglasses? Not shimmery yellow and red, not shimmery blue and red, RED. [more inside]
posted by Saydrah on Jun 25, 2008 - 8 answers

Men's casual rings in NYC?

I'm looking for a men's thumb ring in the NYC area. I've never had a ring before, so I'm looking for something inexpensive, simple and casual to see if I like it first. Inexpensive is definitely under $50, preferably around $20. There's a lot of simple stuff I like here, but I'd really like to go somewhere I can get sized and try a bunch on in person.
posted by The Dutchman on May 12, 2008 - 4 answers

Help a guy tweak his summer wardrobe.

Guy fashion question: I need a new summer look...what's in? [more inside]
posted by boots77 on Apr 21, 2008 - 15 answers

How do I find dress shirts that will fit me and stay tucked in?

How do I find dress shirts that will fit me and stay tucked in? [more inside]
posted by jeffderek on Feb 29, 2008 - 20 answers

Normal ejaculation for men?

Male ejaculation question: My boyfriend takes a long time to ejaculate (40 minutes to an hour and a half, and sometimes not at all). He says its normal for him, and he doesnt mind. But i find it really frustrating having to go that long, and still sometimes have to stop with him unsatisfied. Is this normal? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2007 - 35 answers

Help me buy a basic business wardrobe.

My role and environment at work has recently changed and I have forgotten how to dress. How can I quickly buy the right wardrobe? [more inside]
posted by tcskeptic on Jul 23, 2006 - 23 answers

philosophy of fashion

philosophy of fashion [more inside]
posted by GleepGlop on Jun 18, 2005 - 43 answers

Shaving stuff

Is there a barbershop (or other shop) in Boston or Cambridge, MA where I can buy 'real' shaving stuff--e.g., Trumper's shaving cream or shaving soap? [more inside]
posted by josh on Apr 11, 2005 - 6 answers

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