The 27 Times You Should Not Wear Plaid Flannel

A few weeks ago, I walked into my office only to realize that everyone was wearing a slightly different version of the same shirt. I don’t mean the ubiquitous Oxford, either; we’ve reached that week in fall where everyone reverts to their plaid-patterned lumberjack staples and resigns themselves to sticking with it… »11/06/15 12:16pm11/06/15 12:16pm


It's Fall, So Invest In A Good Pair Of Boots

Buying a good pair of boots is kinda like buying a car. You want to find something that looks good, gets good mileage, and will last. You might have to spend a little money to get the most bang for your buck. It took me two seasons of buying the exact same pair of Aldo (a middle-of-the-road shoe brand) boots before I… »10/27/15 2:13pm10/27/15 2:13pm

Everyone Wants Drake's Jacket From The "Hotline Bling" Video 

Drake dances like a dork in a $1,050 dollar Moncler jacket in the just-released video for “Hotline Bling,” and now everyone has to have one of the damn things. Moncler spokesman Domenico Galluccio told Vanity Fair that on Tuesday, in the aftermath of the video’s release, sales of the Maya coat doubled. A quick check… »10/21/15 11:59am10/21/15 11:59am

Wearing A Backpack To Work Is Fine

Men’s Health recently put out a list of the best work bags for men, and then went so far as to rudely suggest that backpacks are a bad way to haul your stuff to and from work every day. Sure, there’s nothing wrong with a leather portfolio or a posh messenger bag. Especially if you wear a suit every day, travel from… »10/20/15 1:42pm10/20/15 1:42pm

Only An Idiot Would Buy A $600 Sweatshirt 

Who was it that first said, “It takes a lot of money to look this cheap?” Well, according to Bieber Clothing Tumblr, a site for teens dedicated to fashion worn by this particular emotional teen, Justin Bieber spent $600 on the following sweatshirt; one that looks like something he picked up at Goodwill to bedazzle in… »8/27/15 10:23am8/27/15 10:23am

Never Buy New Sneakers In March. Never.

These are my new shoes. I have had them for, oh, a little longer than a week. They are muddy shit, now. I tell myself that I will clean them later, but we all know that even if that does happen—even if I do not forget; even if I am not overwhelmed by the obvious futility of such an enterprise—"cleaning" will not… »4/03/14 4:57pm4/03/14 4:57pm

Reader Poll: Big Letters in Headlines or little letters in headlines?

A debate is raging here at Gawker Media: Should we, as a suite of web sites, maintain (with one exception) our current adherence to the grand American newspapering tradition of Headlines that Capitalize the First Letter of Each Significant Word? Or should we crumble before the creeping Europeanization of our culture… »7/24/13 5:41pm7/24/13 5:41pm