Friday, April 18, 2014

Sole Power!

Men's Footwear Expanding Like Crazy

It is not just your imagination, it seems men are having a “Cinderella” moment.

Men’s footwear is becoming one of the fastest-growing categories in an already growing men’s fashion market.

“Shoes are to men what bags are to women,” said one industry observer.   Designers and are taking note too.  Enter brands such as Lavin, Valentino, Balenciaga, Saint Laurent, Giueseppe and Christian Louboutin into the sneaker market, luxury sneakers, competing for shelf space along side longtime staples Nike and Adidas.

Even Jimmy Choo is set to introduce a men’s shoe line this fall.

Monday, April 14, 2014

18 Ugly Truths About Modern Dating

1. The person who cares less has all the power. Nobody wants to be the one who’s more interested.
2. Because we want to show how cavalier and blasé we can be to the other person, little psychological games like ‘Intentionally Take Hours Or Days To Text Back’ will happen. They aren’t fun.
3. A person being carefree because they have zero interest in you looks exactly like a person being carefree because they think you’re amazing & are making a conscious effort to play it cool. Good luck deciphering between the two.
4. Making phone calls is a dying art. Chances are, most of your relationship’s communication will happen via text, which is the most detached, impersonal form of interaction. Get familiar with those emoticon options.
5. Set plans are dead. People have options and up-to-the-minute updates on their friends (or other potential romantic interests) whereabouts thanks to texts & social media. If you

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Men are Making a Statement with Socks

Statement socks are a stylish man's best-kept secret; they represent a level of personal care and sartorial interest that deserves nothing but respect. Over-the-top socks are a super-easy way to let your fun side show without over-committing.

Often overlooked, socks are one of the easiest ways to let people know what kind of mood you're in. The fact that you can flash some bold style when you sit down or roll up a cuff is what makes wearing louder socks appealing.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

6 Tips for a Perfect Fit

A good suit consists of 3 things:
  • Quality
  • Fit
  • Functionality
To successfully nail all three points, with an off the rack suit it maybe necessary to have a suit altered. If that's the case, here are six key points to consider: 

1. Choose a tailor
  • Start off researching tailors that usually work with men’s suits, they usually give great advice and know modern techniques to tailoring. Asks well dressed friends who's style you admire who they use for suggestions. 
  • It may be difficult to convey what you want the finished outcome to look like,  you just want it to fit comfortably.  If you are unsure how to explain to exactly what you need, the best thing to do is bring a

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Nike LeBron 11 EXT

The introductory Nike LeBron11 EXT reflects the personal taste and sharp sensibilities of King James. Featuring a game royal suede upper with matching laces and tongue, this particular model is clearly better suited for the streets than the court. Additional details include a drop-in Zoom and Lunarlon midsole, gold lace tips, and black leather liner as well as a black outsole. The Nike LeBron 11 EXT “Blue Suede” will be available at select retailers beginning April 10 for $200 USD.

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Dance Music Legend Frankie Knuckles dies at 59

Frankie Knuckles, a legend in the world of dance music and one of the inventors of house music, a steady, beat-driven style played in nightclubs all over the world, died unexpectedly at his Chicago home on Monday. He was 59.

By the mid-1990s, house music was so mainstream that one of his songs was played in a commercial for Lipton Iced Tea. 

Knuckles, born Francis Nicholls in the Bronx, started in the dance music underground and his signature sets were not about explosive non-stop energy. He structured them, he once said, like stories with internal logic and a certain moody momentum.

Sunday, March 30, 2014

Free MOOCs Can Teach Skills to Boost Your Career

Lifelong learning is a part of any successful career. But because employers are getting stingier with tuition-rembursement benefits and graduate programs can leave young workers saddled with additional debt, higher education may seem hard to come by.  Enter the growing crop of feee online classes to give you the knowledge boost you need to advance your career to that "next level".

Known as "massive open online courses" (or MOOCs, for short), these classes  are (mostly) free digital replicas of actual college offerings (sometimes you have to pay a fee if you want a certificate upon completion). While moving the


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