Leather Jackets for Short Men (the Ultimate Guide)

Leather Jackets for Short Men

Leather jackets are a classic men's style staple that will never go out of style. Everyone wants to look great and feel cool rocking a leather jacket, but many shorter gents stay away from them because of their height. For men under 5'8", fit is everything. If your clothes don't fit, it doesn't matter how cool or timeless they are - they won't look good. This is especially true for leather jackets. A bulky, oversized leather jacket will make a short man look like a kid playing dress Continue Reading

Silas Jackson Review

Silas Jackson Review

Silas Jackson makes affordable shirts for short men. In this review, I'll share my thoughts about the brand and show you two ways to wear a blue check shirt. Silas Jackson carries button up shirts and polo shirts in 10 different sizes, including classic and slim fit, and they sent me an XS slim fit button up to try on. This post was made possible by Silas Jackson, who helps men 5'8" and under look good in clothes that fit. Use the code modestman for 10% off orders before 3/1/16. Before Continue Reading

13 Menswear Myths That GQ Wants You To Believe

GQ Style Myths

The fashion world is a weird place. If you believe everything you see in GQ, Esquire and the like, there's a good chance you'll end up broke and confused. Personally, I try to avoid these major media outlets. Instead, I follow people who offer practical advice to which I can actually relate. See Also: Top 50 Blogs Every Man Should Know About But it's almost impossible to ignore sites like GQ because they're everywhere, especially if you spend anytime on social media. In an effort Continue Reading

Sharp Casualwear Review

Sharp Casualwear Review

Sharp Casualwear is an apparel brand that makes basic clothes for shorter gents. In this post, I'll share my thoughts about their "Foundation Collection". Based in San Fransisco, Sharp Casualwear (one word) launched at the end of 2015 with three products - a crew neck tee, a v-neck tee and a polo shirt - and they sent me a couple to try on. This post was made possible by Sharp Casualwear. Use the code TMM15 for 15% off your order. The company was founded by Danny Hernandez, who Continue Reading

My Outfits: Winter Neutrals

Winter Neutrals Outfit

Wearing various shades of grey looks great in the wintertime, but that's not the only color scheme that's perfect for the cold season. Neutral colors - creams, tans and whites - are also stylishly appropriate for winter. They key is to mix up tones and textures to keep your getup interesting. coat | sweater | shirt | chinos | boots Maybe it's just me, but there seems to be something inherently baller about brown suede boots. Then again, you could wear pretty much any boots with this Continue Reading

TMM 2015 Year In Review

2015 Year In Review

It's a new year! You know what that means? It means you'll accidentally write "2015" on everything you sign for the next two weeks... But seriously, this is the perfect time to start fresh, and the best way to do that is by looking back on the previous year to figure out what worked - and what didn't. I hope your 2015 was full of joy, learning, creativity, progress and fun. Me? I had a great year! Here are some highlights: ➝ I left my day job to spend more time working on The Continue Reading

My Outfits: Fresh Casual

Fresh Casual Outfit

When it comes to dressing well, less is usually more. You want to keep things simple, and nothing is more basic than jeans, sneakers and a button up shirt. If I'm wearing a light colored shirt, like The Aziz (one of three TMM Button Up Shirts), I'll pair it with lighter wash jeans. They're definitely more casual than dark wash jeans, but this helps reduces that kind of stark contrast that cuts you in half horizontally. shirt | jeans (similar) | sneakers | shades If it's cool Continue Reading

My Outfits: Winter Greys

All Grey Outfit

From the rich earth tones of fall to the soft pastels of spring, every season has its de facto color palette. This palette typically mimics nature. So, naturally, winter is all about black, white and grey (think Ansel Adams). I love this color palette for a couple of reasons: First, it makes it easy to create high or low contrast outfits (whichever suits your natural contrast level). Second, it makes it really easy to create an outfit that matches, because black, white and grey Continue Reading

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