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Archive | February, 2013

Guys of the 2013 Oscars

A few brave souls broke with black tux tradition this year, so let’s start a red carpet recap with them. Jamie Foxx and Daniel Day-Lewis work colored tuxes with contrasting black lapels. Both wore black bow ties, but Jamie also wore a black shirt. Robert Downey Jr. opted for a black shirt and Samuel L. […]

Well-Groomed Details: Throne Watches

If your wedding look isn’t sleek and polished, your watch shouldn’t be either. Enter Throne Watches, an NYC-based brand that’s creating one-of-a-kind timekeepers. Throne mixes no-label, vintage, and found watch faces with new Horween leather straps and stitched accents to create a great old school/new school mashup. These watches deserve an equally relaxed, not-too-serious wardrobe. […]

Well-Groomed Engagement: Out With the Old

On the hunt for a new suit? This groom’s been there, done that. Get some insight into his search, and see how he mixed grey, blue, and brown like a pro for his engagement shoot with Omar Carter Photography. from Andy: I haven’t purchased a suit in many years, given the informality of my profession, but I needed […]

Well-Groomed Engagement: Pattern and Pop

Check out the detail on this guy’s suit jacket. The subtle pattern and black piping are only visible up close, and the oversized red bow tie and socks are in-your-face accents. Geeky glasses, slim pants, and a red VW Beatle finish off the details for this inspiration shoot. images by Bell Studio via Magnolia Rouge

Well-Groomed Engagement: Everyday Upgrade

This photographer-turned-groom shares how he fine-tuned his everyday look for his engagement session style with his fiance Jina. Justin submitted pics of his two looks, and you’ll notice, neither one is full of mixed patterns or bold colors. Instead, this shoot is the perfect example of how the proper fit can elevate even the most casual […]

Giveaway Winner | Best Man Watch & Groomsmen Cards

You entered, you shared your ideas, and one of you won the Charm & Fig giveaway! Check out the winning guy’s plan to add groom-centric details to his wedding. Congrats, on your win, Alex G! Lauren of Charm & Fig will contact you to arrange shipping details.

Well-Groomed Style: Geometric Valentine’s Day

The Confetti Pop crew, by which I mean my wife and our friend Maddy, invited me to style the groom in one of their photo shoots. The theme was geometric, so that meant lots of faceted, gem-like details. In styling the groom, who really is a newlywed and posed with his real-life wife, I wanted him […]

Giveaway | Best Man Watch & Groomsmen Cards

We get it. Guys have mustaches. For some reason, every groom-centric thing from photo booth props to stationery has a mustache on it. If you’re ready to move on to something a little more finessed for your groomsmen, then you’re in luck. Laura Covington of Charm & Fig feels your pain and is offering up […]