Fact: shorts make far more sense as workout gear than sweatpants. Those heavy cotton sheaths for your legs have a place, and that place is buried ass-deep in a poofy couch cushion, dusted lightly with Cheetos residue. But new materials, improved elastic, zipper, button and drawstring placement, deeper and more various pockets, modern cuts, and a general aesthetic that doesn’t beg the question “Dad, can you lend me some money?” are pushing some of our favorite sweatpants to the next level of style and utility. Here are our favorites.
36 gifts for the well-dressed gent
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.
Capresso Coffee Carte Carafe Maker Capresso’s caffeine machine whips up a fresh cup of mild to double-strength mud (or tea) in less than 60 seconds (far faster than your sluggish morning pace requires). And if one cup isn’t enough, there’s also a carafe setting for getting through the days that require a bit more “help”….
Endure the changing of the seasons with class in this all weather jacket from Steve Alan. Featuring an exterior woolen shell, detachable hood and a drawstring waist, it’s a worthy alternative to the mob of Barbours that are boud to hit the streets in the coming weeks. Shown in a olive/brown glen check. $350 |…
Bringing Khaki Back
This October, an already reinvigorated Dockers is amping things up further by collaborating with venerable New York menswear designer Steven Alan on a capsule collection this Fall. We got an early look at the khaki-centric collection and the wares are modern, tailored, and completely laid-back. Think “bourbon” not “Budweiser”. Well-appointed garb for a frill-free Fall…