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The Curse of "Doing Too Much"

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 23, 2015 at 4:20 PM Comments comments (0)



Let me begin by expressing my sincerest appreciation to those individuals who understand and live by the phrase, “Less is more.” These are generally the guys who may not necessarily own the room, but are capable of holding their own as they remain true to their style preferences. To be completely honest, these guys sho...

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Out on the Town: Hitting the Slopes

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 16, 2015 at 8:30 PM Comments comments (0)



Heavy-duty waterproof coat? Check. Chunky sweater? Check. Durable snow boots? Check.

 

It looks like someone’s preparing for the annual family ski trip. It’s probably the one time of the year when many of us actually don’t mind being out in the cold. Who wouldn...

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Out on the Town: Away On Business

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 9, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It might be time to get over that fear of flying which has troubled you since that one experience of really bad turbulence. Just when you thought you’d never have to step foot in an airport again, you’re boss surprises you with an e-mail invitation to a mandatory compan...

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Out on the Town: The Industry Party

Posted by Justin Tucker on December 2, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Remember how hard you worked to get your foot in the door of what you perceived to be your dream career? Think about all of those years spent pursuing higher education, perfecting that resume and cover letter, making your rounds to various companies of interest to fill out endles...

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Out on the Town: Surviving Turkey Day

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 25, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



I think it is safe to say that the holiday season is pretty much underway. I know some of you early birds have already made significant progress in terms of gathering Christmas presents for the family, while the rest of us are too busy mastering the art of procrastination. Others have simply been dying to...

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The Honest Truth About Skinny Jeans

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 24, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



There once existed a time when the level of masculinity and esteem associated with the presence of a true gentleman went unquestioned. As he stood with authority and conviction, he undoubtedly represented a symbol of strength and protection for both his family and his community. He was the leader whom ...

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Out on the Town: Care to Brunch?

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



As a child, a typical Saturday morning might include waking up to hours of cartoons and a bowl of your favorite cereal. By the time you enter college, your presence becomes seemingly non-existent, as weekends tend to serve as a period of recovery following a stressful week of all-nighters, ruthless exams, and a...

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Out on the Town: Cabin Fever

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 11, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



You’ve been anxiously awaiting and preparing all month for this special weekend. After endless hours of checking emails, filling out reports and sitting through dreadful meetings with your boss’ colleagues, you’re more than ready to skip town for a couple of days. The city life has used ...

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Out on the Town: Get Him to the Altar

Posted by Justin Tucker on November 4, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



The most important day of your life has finally arrived. There you are, fighting back tears of joy as you stand proudly in front of all of your family and friends, preparing to take that plunge into the next phase of your life. Everything leading up to this point has served merely as preparation. From the day you learned to tie your own shoes, leading up t...

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Out on the Town: Landing the Job

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


You’ve spent weeks and weeks preparing for this all-important day – from googling the perfect set of action phrases to throw on your resume, to the hours of filling out endless online applications – and all of your hard work has finally paid off. The call which you have been praying ...

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Clean Up In The Jewelry Aisle

Posted by Justin Tucker on October 27, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Putting together an outfit that appropriately fits the occasion can be a challenge within itself for a handful of men out there (let alone putting together a look that matches). On the contrary to what you may believe, there’s still more work to be done even after tucking in the shirt and tying those...

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Dress-Down on Friday - Unemployed on Saturday

Posted by Justin Tucker on September 22, 2015 at 7:00 PM Comments comments (0)



There aren’t many feelings that outweigh those which are experienced at the end of a long week in the office. From that dreaded moment on Sunday evening when we begin mentally preparing for what lies ahead, the one thought which is almost guaranteed to provide solace is the anticipation of the most wi...

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From Tie Bar to Tie Bust

Posted by Justin Tucker on August 25, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



A rather small but highly effective detail for a professional look is the tie bar, or what others might refer to as a tie clip. This pocket-sized accessory has proven itself to be a worthy adversary of the modern sartorialist. Not only does it prevent your tie from flapping aroun...

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Leave The Extra Cargo[s] At Home

Posted by Justin Tucker on July 28, 2015 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)



It’s a given that the easiest way to beat the summer heat is by wearing less clothing. While we begin to opt for shorter sleeves, the length of our trousers also decreases as we transition into wearing shorts. Every spring/summer season, designers work to improve and modernize these warm weather n...

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What You Need To Know About The 1, 2 and 3 Button Suit

Posted by Avante Edmonds on April 21, 2015 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (0)



Have you ever been stuck when going to purchase a suit? Three buttons….double brested….one button…where do you begin? We have your go to guide on what to wear to which occasion. It can be completely confusing when trying to decipher if a two button suit is appropriate for your cousin’s wedding. Don...

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Stop The Parade of Prints

Posted by Avante Edmonds on March 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)



The new season brings a multitude of fresh new prints to feast your imagination on. The tricky part is deciding how exactly you will wear those unique patterns. Incorporating those uber fun designs into your wardrobe can be very difficult. We have put together some basic principles about taking on such a daring feat su...

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Resist the Jegging

Posted by Avante Edmonds on February 24, 2015 at 1:00 PM Comments comments (0)

 

Comfortable, yes it is true….but so are pajamas. At times you must sacrifice the ultimate comfort for presentation. Yes we all would love for everything we wear to provide us with the upmost comfort and suppleness however that is not the case. I feel as though what I am about to say is equivalent to breaking th...

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Just say "No" to the Murse

Posted by Avante Edmonds on January 27, 2015 at 2:00 PM Comments comments (0)



Now us at Man of the Hour believe in the freedom to express yourself however you wish but there are some things we simply can’t cosign. The murse (male purse) is a bite from the forbidden fruit. It is understood that as a professional man, you cannot simply carry all of your daily neces...

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Stop Wearing Brand "X" From Head To Toe

Posted by Omar Nasir on October 8, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


We all have our favorite designers and brands that we swear by. While this acquired preference can be healthy, it can turn into a fashion faux pas when men only dress head to toe in the same label. The late designer Alexander McQueen acknowledged this very point: “I think the idea of mixing luxury and mass-market fashion is very mo...

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Dress For Yourself And No One Else

Posted by Omar Nasir on September 10, 2014 at 4:00 PM Comments comments (0)


Fashion Week is one of the most sartorially vibrant times of the year. Designers, press, spectators, and loyal fashionistos converge to examine the latest offerings from international designers. Each designer has his/her own unique interpretation of how a man should dress for the upcoming season. Editors feverishly take notes and con...

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