Q&A Pairing Socks, Belts vs. Suspenders & Tips for Thinning Hair

Q&A Pairing Socks, Belts vs. Suspenders & Tips for Thinning Hair

Well gents, it's that time again. Another round of Ask Pat, or "Questions and Cocktails" as we call it. 

This time around we're talking about: How to pair your socks correctly with your outfit, suspenders vs. belts vs. side adjusters, what a "military hem" is and tips for thinning hair.

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The Single Best Deodorant For Men

The Single Best Deodorant For Men

Am I really writing a post about men’s deodorant?

Yes.

And no, this isn't a sponsored post.

Another sartorially savvy friend of mine recently proclaimed over drinks (this is what I talk about at bars) that he found the best deodorant there is for men.

“Bullshit.” I said...

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Ask Pat #1: Shaving, Trends, Cologne and My Thoughts on Subscription Boxes

Ask Pat #1: Shaving, Trends, Cologne and My Thoughts on Subscription Boxes

I really enjoy answering questions and working one on one with guys. I like to think that is the reason I’m not a huge Youtube sensation, lining the insides of my bespoke suit with advertising benjamins.

 However, there are some common questions that come up and the answers are pretty universal. So today, I put together a little FAQ cheat sheet for you gents.

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7 Grooming Mistakes You're Probably Making (And How To Fix Them)

7 Grooming Mistakes You're Probably Making (And How To Fix Them)

Trimming, scrubbing, shaving, pruning, etc.

Grooming is one of those mundane tasks that the everyman tends to neglect, especially as he gets older, even though it get’s more important with age as skin starts to wear and stray hairs pops up in irregular places.

There are plenty of articles out there that cover the basics of “grooming mistakes”, but I’ve found these are ridiculously common sense...

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