Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers: Holiday Dopp Kit

New York-based Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers is the barber you wish you had wherever it is you live (unless, of course you happen to live in NYC). The company was launched by three professionals who wanted a luxurious grooming experience without having to go to a female-centric salon. Their solution was to create a masculine enclave … [Read more…]

Father’s Day Brain Freeze? We Have a Few Ideas…

FRANK + OAK CLASSIC LEATHER BACKPACK Everyone needs a solid, reliable, classic, and well-loved backpack. And, as it so happens, backpacks are very much a “thing” right now. A few things to bear in mind: no, they never works with suits. Blue blazer and khakis? Sometimes and with the right backpack. Decide what you’re looking … [Read more…]

His & Hers Winter Style from Mountain Khakis

Mountain Khakis is often a brand to which we turn for tough, traditionally inspired outerwear that is above all else, functional. The Wyoming-based company excels at taking boots-on-the-ground work wear and reinterpret it for guys who may like to be outdoors, but don’t necessarily have tough outdoor jobs. At the same time, Mountain Khakis’ pants, … [Read more…]

2015 OTC Holiday Gift Guide

This year’s Off the Cuff Holiday Gift Guide is a unique collection of 15 top products and brands vetted, used, and tested by OTC staff. Whether a clever key chain or Arctic-ready parka, we have put these items through their paces and found them to meet the high standards we set for our readers. As … [Read more…]

Flowers Never Hurt: Buying Roses Online

OTC doesn’t always promote holidays – no particular reason, but too often it can feel a bit forced. However, this Valentine’s Day, we did decide to have a little fun. Hence the recent, “you already missed it, but here are some post-Valentines’ gift ideas” post. We also partnered with online florist ProFlowers to see what … [Read more…]

Post Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas

It’s too late – you forgot. Or you procrastinated. Or plan “A” fell through. For whatever reason, Valentine’s Day is here and gone. And, you need to track down a little something that tells your man that you love him. We’re here to help. OTC rounded up a few ideas that have classic appeal coupled … [Read more…]

Style to Your Door: Bespoke Post

Curated and customized style boxes delivered to your front door via subscription are very much a thing right now. As with most brands competing in a commoditzed market, first movers have the advantage of establishing themselves as brand names which often represent the whole segment. Some services are spot-on, some average, and some forgettable. With … [Read more…]