The Best of 2014: Style & Grooming
These are Gear Patrol's best style and grooming stories of 2014.
These are Gear Patrol's best style and grooming stories of 2014.
These are our best Timekeeping stories of 2014.
Mondaine honors a ubiquitous font, Linde Werdelin takes composite case making to a new level, HODINKEE's tailor-made sport coat and more.
Fragrance sets the overall tone of your outfit. Try something new and unexpected this winter.
We sat down with men's suiting legend Martin Greenfield and J.Crew Menswear Director Frank Muytjens to learn more about their suiting collaboration.
This Week in Watches: commemorating Raymond Weil, Hublot's tribute to Cricket, Bulova puts out a 24 karat timepiece and more.
Grundéns has become the standard in quality, water-proof gear for professional fishermen around the globe and has recently extended to lifestyle-wear with the same pro-grade offering. To see if Originals holds up to the original we took the Brigg 310 Jacket to Maine for a day of lobster harvesting.
This Week in Watches: Panerai's new Luminor chronograph, G-P's Large Date Moonphase Mechanics of Art Deco, Parmigiani's upcoming SIHH 2015 and more.
This Week in Watches: JeanRichard's Arsenal timepiece, the original Victorinox watch returns, a black-on-black Breitling, pictures from SalonQP and more.
A look inside the manufacturing process of the heartiest outerwear on earth, proudly made in Toronto, Canada.
This Week in Watches: Mo'rice Lacroix supports Movember, an anime-inspired watch, Shinola's first titanium watch, an angry letter and more.
This Week in Watches: IWC's Kurt Klaus celebrates his 80th birthday, Bell & Ross's BR-X1 chronograph, Graham's Silverstone RS line and more.
Clint Wilkinson founded Bell & Oak's line of leather goods by following in his grandfather's footsteps, revitalizing his leatherwork business and capturing the spirit of Denton, Texas.
This Week in Watches: Ralph Lauren's sleeper hit, Waltham returns (sort of), Haspel partners with Brooklyn Watch Co. and more.
Packing perfectly for the Baja Peninsula in Mexico means being prepared for everything -- because anything can, and will, happen.
For the 11th installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we're presenting an OMEGA Seamaster Professional "SHOM" ($3,500), designed for the study of French coasts in 1973 by the Service Hydrographique et Océanographique de la Marine.
This Week in Watches: Breitling commemorates AOPA's 75th anniversary, the return of the Jaeger-LeCoultre Geophysic 1958, interstellar watches from Zenith and Geo.Graham and more.
IWC has created a commemorative timepiece for the Volvo Ocean Race, which will also to serve as motivation for the competing teams since it happens to be the prize for the winner of the coveted “24 Hour Record”. Here are the details.
Getting pampered in a Brooklyn barbershop proves a revealing -- and refreshing -- experience.
Facial hair looks and feel best when tamed through habitual shaping and conditioning. To accomplish the latter, try a beard oil that softens wiry bristles and smells the part too.
The Nano-Air jacket will replace half your closet during the fall/spring. We test the versatile new offering from Patagonia.
This Week In Watches: A return dive to the mysterious Antikythera device, a Nomos watch celebrating the fall of the Berlin Wall, smaller watches from IWC and much more.
Fluctuating down prices and recent innovations in synthetics mean you can now get a jacket that warms like down but performs better in wet weather.
Say goodbye to the convenience store parasol.
These top picks for lightweight, innovative down jackets will keep you warm from when the leaves fly until the snow melts next spring.
Flannel is more than just a plaid shirt. It’s a fabric with a deep history stretching back centuries. Here's where it came from.
You did well this year. Now -- what to spend that bonus on? A wristwatch is the ideal choice.
The term “Frankenwatch” is pejorative, suggesting an impure timepiece cobbled together from parts of questionable origin and vintage. But ask watch collectors to name the best parts from any watch, and they'll eventually dream up an imaginary watch that only a mad doctor could love. Here's GP's very own.
While testing out the new Braun BN0035 Chronograph, I find out why the midcentury modern design makes me (and many other watch collectors) feel uncomfortable.
This Week In Watches: a dive watch with a killer movement, Shinola gets sporty, CT Scuderia goes square, and Richard Mille takes on Chinese mythology.
For the tenth installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we're selling a "Poor Man's Heuer": a 1960s Hamilton chronograph just off of a fresh service in remarkable condition for $1,700.
Full race-spec leathers are the surest bet to save your bacon when the possibility of a motorcycle crash becomes a reality; but practicality, timing and social demands don't always encourage full gear. These are the best motorcycle jeans designed to both resist high-speed abrasion and look good when you reach your destination.
Offshore yacht racing may seem like a gentleman’s sport, but underestimate it at your peril. Leave the polo shirt and leather boat shoes in your shore bag for the yacht club after-party. Here’s the kit Jason Heaton used for the Rolex Big Boat Series while crewing for Escapade Racing.
Beyond just comfort and warmth, the sweater is a utilitarian's dream -- if you upgrade one thing each year to prevent a stagnant closet, this should be it. A strong collection of these secondary layers instantly multiplies your wardrobe choices, so study up on the many styles and choose one that fits you.
While shoes are busy arguing semantics in a boardroom, boots are out in the garage welding shit. Shoes spend their weekend shanking golf balls while boots are going over, around and through every surface on earth. Boots have long belonged to the movers and shakers of history, and dammit if they’re not going to keep going. We picked 22 of our favorite boots over 8 types to keep every man moving.
This fall we've gathered five vintage watches that strike the themes we like: tradition, a sense of sport, and shrewd shopping.
Are we men with thick legs finally out of the woods when it comes to pants?
Whereas summer fragrance is largely dominated by citrus and aquatic notes, a proper curation of fall pays tribute to the diversity and range of the late season’s offerings -- the musty smell of fallen leaves; bourbon by fireplace; ma's pantry of spices wafting from the next room over. The days are falling heavy, so tuck away last season’s picks and choose something that fits the current mood.
By adopting an open, honest method of utilizing reliable local partners for their movements, Swiss brand Zeitwinkel is delivering original in-house designs while maintaining quality.
This Week in Watches: OMEGA's 50th anniversary tribute to Goldfinger, JeanRichard collaborates with French street artist Gully, a watch promoting awareness of mitochondrial disease and much more.
Wearable tech is a growing and increasingly diverse market; they all track distance and calories, and most tell time. They all have their pitfalls -- battery life, compatibility, reliability, size, price -- but what determines the best device is your individual needs. Do you need to streamline your workflow or measure how streamlined your backstroke is? Do you need a sleek timepiece or do you dig the outright nerdy look? Weigh your responses and use our guide of the best options.
For the eighth installment of our Timekeeping Selects series with Analog/Shift, we’re presenting a 24-hour timekeeping gem, the Tissot Navigator World Time ($1,650). Beyond its unique method of displaying time, the Tissot's excellent condition is not to be missed.