Men are supposed to take 10 seconds to get ready. Why? Because everything goes together: shirts, jumpers and skinny jeans or chinos - et voila: the professional Scandinavian late-twenties hipster reincarnated.
The landscape for today's man is one apparently in a shift from 'metrosexual' to 'spornosexual' while at the same time being a feminist and managing the anxieties and stresses that modern life brings. Or as one of our readers succinctly put it: "A balancing act that very few achieve." So here' a (firmly tongue-in-cheek) look at where HuffPost Men stands in the market of men's mags.
Suit tailoring is an old business and we talk in yards and ounces. The weight of a cloth - it's thickness, heaviness - is measured as ounces per square yard (a yard is three by three feet). Or, for the metric readers, it can be measured as grams per square metre.
What I treasure in an age of media trained, talent vacuum 'celebrity' clothing lines, is that Lagerfeld is a uniquely gifted character who will always speak his mind, no matter how controversial.
Now I've always reckoned that girls have it a little easier than us boys when it comes to glad rags. The classic little black dress is a failsafe, and the sheer number and variety of cuts, styles and fabrics that women's clothing comes in mean that girls really don't have to as much thought in order to look special.
It's that time of year again, the nights are long, the temperature's dropped and the high streets are packed with shoppers. As the festive season begins a lot of people will be buying wallets and purses as presents. So, I thought this would be a good time to pass on a few tips on what to look for.
Manners maketh the man, or so the saying goes. You could probably get by without them but, even if you were perfect in every other way, ill manners would mean you wouldn't get very far. I believe the same is true of accessories; they maketh the outfit.
I'm very much of the opinion that, once the clocks go back and our evenings at least are spent in darkness, we should take every opportunity to brighten things up. And this includes adding a little something colourful to our wardrobes.
The excuse to indulge yourself with a good piece of knitwear is, in my humble opinion, one of the best things about winter.
Founded by two friends from Paris who describe themselves as 'passionate about new horizons', the pair in question began exploring urban culture in order to create a truly authentic label.
The well-dressed man on the street increasingly needs a versatile wardrobe that can cope with everything the British weather system can throw at him. Days like that one in March, where we had blazing sunshine, which turned to hail, and then to snow.
Last week I met up with a friend who recently moved to Norway. At 5ft 8" he'd never considered himself short, but since moving his height has become an issue. In a country where the average man stands over 6ft, that's understandable.
I met up with celebrity hairstylist Daniel Johnson. He's worked with everyone from footballer Gareth Bale to the royal family of Dubai so he's definitely THE man in the know. Here are Daniel's top 10 pre-date hairstyling tips...
"Excuse me sir, your jacket..." a club manager says, interrupting our group, a hint of an elegant french accent. "Oh, you're closing the cloakroom? You want me to collect my coat?" I offer politely, trying to finish the man's sentence. "No..." he replied...
We enter September with London Fashion Week to look forward to as well as new looks for our autumn wardrobe. One such style is the Baseball theme look. I collated the selection below from established to independent London and European based brands to bring together five fashionable baseball jerseys to pitch this season. Batter up!
Burberry managed to own yet another fashion week, but did a collection as a standalone without the hype stand up for itself? Probably not.