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Archive | December, 2012

Well-Groomed Groom: Treetop Trendy

Jack & Gin, beards and mustaches, and lots of style set the vibe for this groom and his guys. From the groom’s grey jacket and brown slacks, to his rolled cuffs and no socks, the look is just right. The guys don a variety of suspenders, hats, vests, and jackets for games of croquet and […]

Well-Groomed Groom: Rules Of Style

Today’s groom, William, is dropping knowledge about how he set some basic style guidelines for his guys that allowed each one to tailor their own look without them creating a mismatched mess. Photog Erich McVey submitted these pics which detail the guys’ looks, while William lays out the dress code for the groomsmen. The result? […]

Gift Guide: Wine Guy

Pop a cork and pour a glass with these guy-friendly wine accessories. This felt and wood bottle holder is perfect for the groomsman’s bachelor pad, while your father-in-law can use the wine chiller or bottle opener over and over again. Forget dainty wine glasses and opt for the glass-within-a-glass grail. West Elm bottle holder, Corkcicle wine […]

Gift Guide: Squeaky Clean Guy

Brush like royalty, pomade like a pro, and look sharp. For the groomsman or father-in-law who primps, coifs, and shaves to within an inch of his life, get him these everyday luxuries to step up his squeaky clean routine. From toothpaste and mouthwash created for France’s King Louis XV to pomades tailored to soft and […]

Well-Groomed Groom: Dial P for Pattern

A herringbone jacket, plaid shirt, and patchwork newsboy cap come together to create this groom’s eclectic style for a woodland wedding. He balances all that pattern and texture with dark brown pants, socks, and shoes.   images by Julie Harmsen Photography

Gift Guide: Foodie Guy

These days,  everyone’s a foodie. So, give your vittles enthusiast groomsman or future father-in-law something to do besides Instagram pics of their lunch. Every guy worth his salt loves pork, so hook him up with some charcuterie or a bacon-centric BBQ sauce. You could go the education route, and up his food IQ for $10 […]

Well-Groomed Groom: Be Advised

Six months ago, Erica wrote me to get some advice to help her groom, Hugh, mix and match patterns and working a vest into the overall look. Well, she’s back with pics of the final look, and it’s a slam dunk. Hugh navigated the dicey waters of pink and peach masterfully, choosing to balance a […]

Gift Guide: Star Wars Guy

Need to do some preemptive future father-in-law schmoozing? Today, I’m kicking off the holiday gift guide series, will give you gift ideas for every type of guy. Stormtrooper t-shirts for the groomsmen, art prints for your father-in-law, and R2-D2 crayons for the ring bearer are the right fit for Star Wars-obsessed recipients. Engram Clothing stormtrooper tee, The […]