American Field Pop-Up Comes to DC, Oct. 17-18


American Field pop-up is landing in the nation’s capitol on October 17-18, 2015. This can’t miss menswear event will take place in the heart of Georgetown at the iconic Georgetown Park at 3222 M Street, NW. With a great collection of brands, a cool setting, and some hot shot sponsors, this is going to be … [Read more…]

    The Razor’s Edge: Getting Your Shaving Gear by Mail


    Grooming is a topic on which we occasionally touch for the simple reason that looking your best, whatever that may mean to you, is part of how you present yourself to the world. For some men, it means short-back-and-sides and a clean shave. For others, it’s that rolled-out-of-bed, rock star, free spirit look that actually … [Read more…]

      Brand Brief: Linjer


      Off the Cuff has been around for a while – nine years in fact – and for much of that time, we have been on the hunt for great men’s bags. Today especially, whether heading out to the office or running a few errands, men are carrying more gear than ever. Mobile phone, a tablet, … [Read more…]

        The JG6500: A Watch Fit for a President, or for You

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        When Barack Obama first took the oath of office back in 2009 to become America’s 44th president, many of the menswear cognoscenti were picking apart his various wardrobe choices. Some were scandalous (white pique bow tie with a dinner jacket at the presidential ball!), while others were less dramatic (a nicely tailored Chicago-made Hart Schaffner Marx … [Read more…]

          Setting the Standard with Standard Shirt

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          The classic white dress shirt is indeed classic. It goes with virtually anything and as a wardrobe staple, blends with almost any genre. It pairs well with jeans and old docksiders or a bespoke suit and seven-fold tie. If there truly is one item that should be at the core of any man’s wardrobe, the … [Read more…]

            Michael Bastian: The Sharp American


            Designer Michael Bastian takes a starring turn in the new short film, The Sharp American, a collaboration of GMC and director Arnaud Boutin that celebrates American design and creativity. Bastian, along with musician George “Twin Shadow” Lewis and noted photographer Michael Avedon, narrate what precision means to them and how it influences their work. The … [Read more…]