Cities With The Best-Dressed Men

Cities With The Best-Dressed MenBe an 18/8 Man! - Scott Menswear is a retail segment on the rise, but some cities have been quicker to embrace new style trends than others. Custom suitmaker Arden Reed found the best-dressed cities in America when it comes to men’s fashion, looking at regional Google search results for “men’s [...]

2018-06-13T13:21:44+00:00 February 16th, 2013|The MANifesto|0 Comments

What Does Your Shoe Say About You?

What Does Your Shoe Say About You? I’m told, women start at the shoes and work their way up.. Better think twice before strapping on that ratty old pair of kicks. Get this: After looking at photos of shoes, college students at the University of Kansas could accurately ballpark the owners’ age, gender, income, and [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:17+00:00 June 24th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

At 100, the Zegna textile firm and suit maker is looking good

Business acumen and a feel for fashion are key to surging into 21st century. The Italian textile manufacturer and men’s suit maker Ermenegildo Zegna is scheduled to bring its yearlong, peripatetic centennial celebration to its Beverly Hills store on Tuesday. At almost exactly the same time, New York Fashion Week hits full stride about 3,000 [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:18+00:00 June 22nd, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Isaiah Mustafa has style beyond Old Spice

The pitchman and ex-football player says he’s a jeans and T-shirt kind of guy. But when it’s time to suit up, he goes for Hugo Boss and Zegna and looks to icon James Bond for fashion pointers. You know Isaiah Mustafa from those wildly popular Old Spice television commercials — a bare-chested, fresh-from-the-shower Adonis who [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:19+00:00 June 20th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Timeline: Men and their grooming habits

Interesting article I am sure all of you will appreciate. Men’s evolution from the clean-shaven look, to the 5’oclock shadow, and from the preppy haircuts back to the straggly no-shower hair. How far have you come since those days? - The 18/8 Man. 30,000 BC: Stone Age man begins using sharpened flint and seashells to scrape the hair [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:20+00:00 June 20th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

‘Mansome’: Morgan Spurlock examines men’s self-image, grooming

In ‘Mansome,’ Morgan Spurlock, Jason Bateman, Will Arnett and others talk about men’s image issues. Spurlock even considers (and shaves) his mustache. Morgan Spurlock, the clown prince of documentary filmmaking, has examined fast food (“Super Size Me”) and product placement (“The Greatest Movie Ever Sold”). Now, in the just-released”Mansome,” he turns his attention to the [...]

2018-06-13T13:22:22+00:00 June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments

Men’s grooming and style trends

I’ve posted and will be posting articles on trends in men’s hair/grooming/style. Many of the articles and much of the information should be useful to reference. Some, such as the recent movie/documentary by Morgan Spurlock continues a disturbing trend of pandering and patronizing the male ego. Terms like ‘metrosexual’ may make sense for segmenting a [...]

2015-01-03T19:00:55+00:00 June 15th, 2012|The MANifesto|0 Comments