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Man-up Monday: The “Man Bun”

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If you’ve ever seen a male celebrity with long locks, such as Jared Leto or Chris Hemsworth, you have probably seen the epidemic that is sweeping across fashionable men everywhere.  From red carpets to running errands, a “man bun” is a classy way to hold back a guy’s hair and make a fashion statement at the same time.  The key …

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Derrick Rose “I can’t breathe.”

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What’s fashionable is all of us, including athletes with a social consciousness, in addition to just negotiating for multi million dollar contracts. We, and I assume, most Chicago Bull fans are proud of Derrick Rose for wearing a black T-shirt saying “I can’t breathe” (echoing the words of Eric Garner in his death in a chokehold by police) to warm …

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Man Up Monday: GQ Men of the Year

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On Thursday night, some of the most influential, funny and handsome men (and women) reunited in LA for GQ’s annual Men of the Year party. We might love them or hate them at times, but we have to admit, they made a hell of a good year this 2014. Chris Pratt, Steve Carell, Michael Sam, Dave Chappelle, Woodley and Elgort each got their own …

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Target’s Latest Collaboration: Welcome, Toms!

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Starting November 16th, a limited edition collection from TOMS will be sold in store at Target locations and online.  Founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie, TOMS has always had a positive reputation from it’s “one for one” method; buy a pair of TOMS, and the company will give a pair to a child in need.  Since the start of their …

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Man-Up Monday: Stylish Cuts

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Going to Gabby’s Barbershop is like traveling back in time for an hour—Big band jazz classics, pistachio green walls, beards long overdue and too much testosterone. This neighbourhood men’s salon has been in business since the mid-eighties in Belmont, one of Chicago’s hippest areas. You go in, write your name in the chalkboard and wait for your name to be …

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Top 5 shoes for the men in the office

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The five pairs below look good enough to catch some stares and they are INEXPENSIVE enough that they make the toes curl! 1. The Bees knees of Nordstrom (house brand shoes). John W. Nordstrom Adrian Oxford – $175.00  Made in Italy with a more traditional toe shape. Calibrate Brandon -$125 A true oxford with closed lacing 2.Hugo Boss and Cenerello …

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David Beckham; Super Bowl Ad

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Even if you don’t like football, almost every American watches the Super Bowl just to see the commercials that play during the breaks! Each and every company pulls out all the stops to have the most talked about Super Bowl Ad, but I have a feeling that H&M is going to win that contest this time around! This year, H&M …

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Saint Laurent Men’s Fall 2014

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“City Lights” is a common theme among many of the men’s collections for Fall 2014. A great example can be found in Saint Laurent’s RTW Fall 2014 collection, which mixes old college town styles with a modern edge.   Post Written By: Thelma Arevalo  



Man-Up Monday: Adam Levine for Kmart

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The Maroon 5 front man and Voice judge, Adam Levine, has a new menswear collection at Kmart. The clothes give off a hipster vibe and look like items you would find overpriced at Urban Outfitters, which is a good thing. Recently Kmart president Bernt Ullmann spoke to WWD on the collection’s success, since it’s release last month, saying “The white …

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Man-Up Monday: Keep it Simple

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Men’s fashion can be confusing to the average guy. A lot of men just don’t want to put much effort into their outfits. But, the surprising thing about fashion is that sometimes it doesn’t take much to look good. One of my favorite street style photographers, Tommy Ton, recently captured some of Milan’s best dressed men for GQ.com. I went …

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