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- Shop for Wardrobe Basics (14)
- Valentine's Day Gift Advice (8)
Gift Ideas for Men - My Favorite Gifts for Men
I'm always looking for unique or interesting men's fashion and grooming items that you might not normally know about or think of. My top gift ideas for men features a variety of things that may not be obvious top picks for a holiday gift list, but they all offer a wow factor.
Sweaters are a key element in any man's wardrobe. I like to wear them with everything, mostly because I can still look sharp and put together without needing to iron a shirt. They are also a great transitional weather item. Don't wait until it's too late, check out some of my favorite men's fall sweaters.
Top Picks in Men's Coats and Jackets
If you live in an area of the country where cold weather gear is a must, I know it can be tough to find coats and jackets that look somewhat stylish while doing there job of keeping you warm. Here I have picked out some of my favorite casual coats, jackets and vests. I would wear any one of them myself.
Readers' Choice Awards 2011: Men's Fashion & Grooming Winners!
About.com Readers' Choice Awards 2011: Winners! - In January 2011, About.com asked readers to nominate their favorite men's fashion and grooming products in five categories: Best Men's Underwear, Best Men's Polos, Best Men's Facial Moisturizers, Best Men's Facial Cleansers and Best Men's Fragrances.
Readers' Choice Awards 2011: It's Time to Vote!
It's February, and that means it's time to start voting for the Readers' Choice Awards 2011: Men's Fashion & Grooming Products. We made it through the nomination process last month, and now with the top nominees from each category determined, it's time to let us know which ones deserve to be this year's winners.
Men's Gift Guide - Gifts for Guys
Are you stumped on what to get the guys on your shopping list? Perhaps you just need some inspiration. Check out my men's holiday gift guide for ideas and suggestions. From shaving and skin care kits to watches and scarves, there's sure to be something here that any guy would appreciate.
Gifts for Guys for $50 and Under
There are some cool gifts out there for $50 and under that don't compromise on the wow factor and show that you have put some thought into your gift. I think the list of gifts for guys for $50 and under I have put together does just that. Hopefully you will too.
Gift Inspiration - My Readers' Favorite Things
Sometimes even I need a little gift giving inspiration. But not long ago when thinking about gifts for the guys in my life, I turned to my readers to find out what their favorite things are, and what a surprise. Here we have some great stuff that's reasonably priced and which also make perfect gifts.
Budget Conscious Gifts - 6 Gifts For Men Under $25
With the tenuous economy we seem to be experiencing lately, it might be wise to buy some gifts "on the cheap." There is no need to spend a fortune anyway, you can find fun gifts that won't leave you with a hideous credit card bill once all of the fun is over. So here are six gifts under twenty-five bucks I think many guys would enjoy and I would...
6 Practical Gifts for Guys
Are you stumped for gift ideas for the guys on your shopping list? Or perhaps you are just too busy to go shopping? Instead of racking your brain for some unique or original gift, why not go for something more practical? I have come up with six practical gifts any guy will be sure to appreciate.
Men's Scarves - My Favorite Men's Scarves
If you are afraid of wearing color then scarves might be a good way to add some to your outfit without committing to too much. Of course scarves are a necessity in the cold weather and I prefer to wrap my neck in softer materials like cashmere. Here I have highlighted my favorite men's scarves and several of them come in lots of colors.
My Top Picks in Men's Winter Caps
Not all men's winter caps are the same. There's cashmere, polar fleece, wool knits, cotton and more. So when it comes to caps (aka beanies), I have a few favorites. I wear mine around the city and skiiing. They are a seasonal essential. They make great gifts too.
Men's Jeans - My Favorite Premium Denim Jeans for Men
Men's Jeans - Best Men's Jeans - Denim has become a wardrobe staple more so than ever. We are now seeing sport coats and dressy shoes paired with jeans as well as seeing more jeans in the work place. I realize that with all of the styles and fits out there it can be a little confusing when trying to choose a pair for yourself. Here I have...
My Top Picks in Men's Cardigans
Cardigans are another wardrobe must have. And they have had a bit of a comeback lately too, not that they ever really went out of style. They come in so many styles from slim fitting and modern to more traditional. Check out my top picks in men's cardigans.
Dads and Grads Gift Guide - Gifts for Dad and New Grads
Are you stumped on what to get the dad or grad on your shopping list? Perhaps you just need some inspiration. Check out my dads and grads gift guide for ideas and suggestions. From shaving and skin care kits to watches and polos, there's sure to be something here that any guy would appreciate.
Gift Ideas for College and High School Grads
It's easy to shop for gifts for high school and college grads. This is because they are entering new phases in their lives and they have many needs. This is where they need your help. I know the options are endless, but I suggest practical gifts. I have provided some helpful ideas to get you started.
6 of My Favorite Men's Short Sleeve Summer Shirts
I don't know anybody who doesn't love warm weather. I live for it, but then why do I live in Seattle? Hmmm. One of the things I love the most about the summer season is loose fitting, lightweight clothes--well, at least when I'm not at the office. Here are some of my favorite men's short sleeve summer shirts that are smart and stylish.
Men's Shorts - Top Picks in Men's Shorts
It wasn't until around World War II, when many soldiers were in tropical locations, did adult men begin to wear shorts. Before then, guys had to endure the summer in long pants. Thankfully those days are over and now shorts are a wardrobe mainstay no matter where you might live. Shorts don't have to be dull either. Aside from plain colors and...
My Top Picks in Men's Sweaters for Spring and Summer
Sweaters are a key element in any man's wardrobe. I like to wear them with everything, mostly because I can still look sharp and put together without needing to iron a shirt. Don't wait until it's too late, check out some of my top picks in men's sweaters.
Gifts for Guys at $50 and Under
Looking for gifts $50 and under can be a challenge, but there are some cool gifts out there that don't compromise on the wow factor and show that you have put some thought into your gift. I think the list of gifts for guys at $50 and under I have put together does just that. Hopefully you will too.
Men's T-Shirts - Summer Tees for Men
Everybody likes to wear fun tees when kickin' it on the weekends or having a casual night out on the town. The t-shirt market has taken on a life of its own. Some shops sell almost exclusively tees (and sometimes they're seriously expensive). It's a little overwhelming. I have picked out a few designs that I really like. Have a look at some of...
Men's Velvet Blazers - Velvet Blazers for Men
Velvet blazers for men are all the rage right now. You may have seen them in the shops and in magazines--it's a key look for this fall/winter season. A super cool statement is pairing a velvet blazer with a button down shirt and jeans. This could be the perfect outfit for parties and functions during the holidays and when you're out on the town.
My Favorite Men's Sport Coats and Blazers
Men's sport coats and blazers have become a wardrobe staple now more than ever. Guys are wearing sport coats with jeans in lieu of other outerwear, and I personally love the look. Blazers, sport coats and any variation of a suit jacket make a guy look put together. It's always a good choice. Here are a few of my top picks for men's sport coats...
My Favorite Men's Casual Cold Weather Jackets
If you live in an area of the country where cold weather gear is a must, I know it can be tough to find jackets that look somewhat stylish while doing there job of keeping you warm. Here I have picked out some of my favorite casual cold weather jackets and vests. I would wear any one of these jackets myself.
Men's Cords - Top Picks in Men's Cords
Corduroy pants work well not only as weekend wear, but for business casual which is probably why they are such a seasonal favorite--aside from the rich look and velvety feel. What ever your style, there's a corduroy pant out there for you, perhaps in my top picks in men's cords list.
Athletic Wear Gifts - Gym Clothes Make Great Gifts for Guys
Gym clothes are almost fail safe to give since sizing is easy and just about everything has elastic. So if you looking for a gift for an active guy on your list try picking out some gym clothes. They will certainly be used and appreciated. Here I have highlighted some of my favorite athletic wear.
Men's Polos - My Favorite Men's Polo Shirts
Like jeans, polos have become a staple in the Amercian wardrobe. There are so many to choose from to boot. Here I have highlighted some my favorite styles. And each of these has something unique to offer.
Jeans - My Favorite Premium Jeans for Men
Denim has become a wardrobe staple more so than ever. We are now seeing sport coats and dressy shoes paired with jeans as well as seeing more jeans in the work place. I realize that with all of the styles and fits out there it can be a little confusing when trying to choose a pair for yourself. Here I have highlighted my eight favorite premium jeans for men. Hopefully this will make it easier.
Luxe Gifts for Guys Who Appreciate the Finer Things in Life
Luxe Gifts for Guys - It's not just women who like to have a bit of luxury in their life. So if you have a guy on your gift list that appreciates the finer things in life, take a look at my favorite luxe gifts for guys.
Helpful Shopping Tips
I know shopping is traumatic for most men, but there are ways to make it quick, easy and somewhat painless. So, when you’re heading to the mall to do the dreaded deed, do the following to minimize the agony and maximize the output.