Income Report: Q3 2016

Q3 2016 Income Report

Summer is officially over, which means most of us menswear enthusiasts are very excited. We can wear pants without overheating and, even better, multiple layers. The end of summer also marks the end of the third quarter of this year, which means it's time for another blogging income report. If you're new to these posts, you might be confused right now. Why are you reading an income report on a style blog? It's a good question. Here's the deal: Every quarter, I pull back the Continue Reading

Peter Manning Lambskin Leather Jacket Review

Peter Manning leather jacket review

Have you ever tried on a leather jacket that fit perfectly, right off the rack? Me neither, until I got my hands on the Peter Manning Lambskin Leather Jacket. Shorter men have a hard time finding leather jackets that fit properly. The biggest problem is that the sleeves are usually too long. Note: Big thanks to Peter Manning for making this post possible! Peter Manning makes classic American clothing for men 5'8" and under. Check out their Lambskin Leather Jacket (a.k.a., my new Continue Reading

What to Look for When You’re Buying Elevator Shoes

Buying elevator shoes

Elevator shoes can help shorter men stand a couple of inches taller. Here's an example of me wearing regular shoes (right) vs. elevator shoes (left): It's a subtle but noticeable difference. The problem is, there are many ugly, cheap, uncomfortable elevator shoes on the market, so you have to make sure to buy the right ones. This post will help you buy elevator shoes with confidence. Note: Big thanks to Don's Footwear for making this post possible! You can use the code Continue Reading

How to Keep Your Shirt Tucked In

How to keep your shirt tucked in

Have you noticed how button up shirts seem to constantly come untucked throughout the day? It seems like, no matter what you do, your shirt will come untucked and look sloppy, especially when you reach your arms above your head. Note: Huge thanks to KKandJay for making this post possible! KK & Jay makes shirttail garters and suspenders for men. Their products are handmade in Brooklyn - very high quality and stylish. Use the code MODMAN for a special discount! Even fitted, Continue Reading

How to Take Care of Your Clothes (In-Depth Guide)

Clothing Care Guide

READ FIRST: This is an in-depth guide to clothing care (over 5,000 words). It includes a list of tool and supplies, as well as an infographic to help you decode fabric care symbols. You can download this entire guide in PDF format for free to print or keep on your computer (for offline access). Simply fill out this form: *If you're already a TMM subscriber, check your email ;) Use this Table of Contents to jump to a specific section. If you get lost, you can return here to Continue Reading

5 Healthy Habits Your Future Self Will Thank You For

5 Healthy Habits for Men

Imagine yourself ten years from today. Really try to picture yourself - where you are, what you're wearing, what you're doing. What about twenty years from today? What will you look like? What will your future self think about the routines you've established and the habits you've created? Will he admire your discipline, or will he reprimand you for not taking better care of yourself? If you're anything like me, you probably have some healthy habits and some bad habits. And that's Continue Reading

Knot Standard Review (Fit Challenge, Round 1)

Knot Standard suit review

ATTENTION: All MTM/custom suit brands are invited to participate in this challenge. If you're game, get in touch for more details. A reader named Justin emailed me with an interesting proposition: He said he has a hard-to-fit build and wanted to challenge the most reputable custom suit brands to make him a suit that fits. He also said that he wants to publish the results of this "fit challenge" right here on The Modest Man. Needless to say, I gave him the go ahead. Several brands Continue Reading

Manscaping 101: An Introduction to Body Grooming for Men

What is manscaping

The following article was written by Wesley Oaks, founder of iManscape, a website dedicated entirely to the science, art and philosophy of manscaping. Wesley is more knowledgeable and passionate about manscaping than anyone I know, and he covers the subject with just the right amount of humor. Because let's be honest: talking about the best way to remove hair from your family jewels is simultaneously embarrassing and hilarious. This article serves as a 101-level introduction to Continue Reading

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