Best Swim Trunks of 2014
That time of year when you can finally get some sun on your pale thighs is nigh. PSA: the '90s are over, and beach style has gone full circle. Think Wilt the Stilt on the boards and Connery on the screen. Our favorite swim trunks have higher inseams and louder colors, because the beach is no place to be modest.
Today in Gear: March 27, 2014
Today in Gear we examine quieter lawn mowers, a book on quail hunting rigs, Bamboo bicycles and winey Glenmorangie.
12 Guys of Christmas: The Dapper Man
If you’re a stylish gent, you’re acutely aware of each seasonal shift. Spring affords chances to wear lighter, refreshed colors; summer is time for light material and sunglasses; autumn means breaking out a chunky cardigan. But it’s winter when a man can truly shine. He can layer. He can sport rich fabrics and hulking boots, overcoats and purposeful accessories. When there is such a wide, deep array of options in the winter wardrobe world, what exactly do you give the man who lives stylishly? We’re here to turn that dilemma into fruitful present curation. So brew up some nog, get out the wrapping paper (even if you’re giving to yourself) and check out our top picks in these important categories of winter style for the well dressed man.
Talk Shop: Gant Rugger, Abbot Kinney
Gant is back with a vengeance, thanks in large part to the talents of creative director Christopher Bastin. The yachting-in-the-Hamptons lifestyle has resonated with blue blood East Coasters for years, but that hasn’t stopped the company from opening its first beachhead on the West Coast in the heart of Venice — that California capital of...
Style Pick: Gant Rugger Leather Goods
Unless you happen to live right above a New York based GANT store, you may have missed a new collection of small leather goods that launched today. Each piece is crafted by Tärnsjö, a family operated tannery just outside of Sweden, renowned for their leather (you’ve seen them before on Brooks saddles). Here, the collection...
Style Pick: Gant Rugger The Shawler
Fitted henley style lightweight wool sweater with a slight shawl-collar and leather buttons. $168 | Gant Rugger
30 Minutes With: Christopher Bastin
Gant has a long-standing tradition of helping men look their best, but a recent rival effort has thrust the brand back into the spotlight of men’s fashion. Characterized by modern tweaks on classic americana stye bred in the collegiate atmosphere, the company has also just launched a new online store, enabling anyone with a mailing...
Style Pick: Gant Rugger Hopsack Jacket
$495 | Gant Rugger
Gant Rugger Hiker Jacket
Good jackets are generally one of two breeds: down-filled marshmallow parkas or lightweight cover-ups for a beach barbecue. Rarely does a man cross paths with a perfect autumn jacket that strikes a balance between the two. The Hiker Jacket from Gant Rugger ($285) is quite possibly the best such garment we have ever seen. Not...