Did You Know About the ‘Short Man Style’ Guide?

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You probably stumbled on this blog while looking for advice about clothing for shorter gents. Maybe you were Google-ing stuff like "jeans for short men", or maybe you came here from another blog like Real Men Real Style or I Am Alpha M. Either way, you're here because you want to dress better. You understand that men who are below average height are at a disadvantage when it comes to clothing, and you want to do something about it. Well, you're in the right place. And the fact that you're Continue Reading

Viccel Socks Review – Affordable Men’s Socks

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When it comes to getting dressed, socks are an afterthought for most men. This is why you see guys strutting around with white cotton socks under dress slacks or short athletic socks under khaki pants. I can't blame them. It's hard enough to pick out the right shirt-pants combo everyday. Plus you have to wear the right shoes and accessories, and everything needs to fit properly. It's a lot. And now we have to think about socks too? To make matters worse, socks wear out faster than Continue Reading

Dress Tall Rule #3: Wear Dark Colors

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You've probably heard that the color black is "slimming" and that people who want to look thinner should wear dark colors. But did you know that darker clothing also makes you look taller? It's true. Here's why: Dark colors eliminate shadows Minor imperfections like shadows and wrinkles are super noticeable in lighter colored materials. Darker fabrics, however, hide these small distractions by eliminating shadows. Actually, that's not entirely true. The shadows are still there, but Continue Reading

Saddleback Leather Review and Giveaway (win a free $378 bag)

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Note: This giveaway has ended. Read on for my Saddleback satchel review. Every man wants a big leather bag. The kind of bag that travels with you all over the world and gets all beat up. The kind of bag that ages gracefully and wears its scars proudly. I'm talking about a bag that smells of musk and adventure, a bag you pass down to your children. Maybe that's just me. I've always loved leather goods. Not the cheap bonded leather stuff, but the real thing. Whether it's a wallet or a Continue Reading

2014 Holiday Gift Guide

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Do you have a special man of modest height in your life? Maybe your boyfriend, husband, brother or friend? I'll tell you what he doesn't want: A shirt that doesn't fit More black socks A tie that's too long for him Baggy lounge pants Do you see the theme here? It's hard to buy clothing-type gifts for short men because nothing ever fits right. Ties are always too long. Sock are often times too big. And pajama pants? Forget about it. I can tell you from personal experience that Continue Reading