13 Must Have Secret Weapons In Every Stylish Man’s Arsenal

13 Secret Style Weapons

We talk a lot about clothing, but you need more than just clothes to live the stylish life. You need the right tools to get the most out of your clothing. I'm talking about the supplies that aren't necessarily used everyday, but that are crucial when you need them. This is the stuff that no one except you really sees. The stuff that you rely on. Here are 13 crucial items every well-dressed man needs: 1. Seam Ripper - Ever buy a new jacket or suit and wonder why you can't get your Continue Reading

Are Johnston & Murphy Shoes Any Good?

Johnston and Murphy Review by The Modest Man

Note: Johnston & Murphy sent me free shoes for review purpose. But fear not! My love can't be bought with shoes. Well, maybe if they're really nice... just kidding! As always, this review is 100% honest and objective. Johnston & Murphy shoes are great for some men, but they're not for everyone. There are pros and cons to every brand, especially for short men. Here's my detailed Johnston & Murphy review: When you're trying to decide which shoes to buy, you have to Continue Reading

Jax Everett Review – Clothes for Men 5’9″ and Under


This post was made possible by Jax Everett. See below for a special offer. It's always exciting to hear about a new company who makes clothes specifically for shorter men. There are only a handful of brands focusing on men who are below average height, which is why I'm so excited to introduce Jax Everett. Co-founded by Charles Luu, a man with many years of experience in the fashion industry, Jax Everett caters to men 5'9" and under. Jax Everett is based out of Texas, but they sell Continue Reading

My Favorite Outfits: Cold Weather Smart Casual

Scarf and fingerless gloves

This has been one of my go-to outfits all winter long. It's more than casual but not quite dressy. Perfect for Mondays or Fridays at the office, after work get togethers, weekend outings and holiday shenanigans. topcoat (sold out) | chinos | boots | scarf | gloves More importantly, it's nice and warm. I mix up the colors, but the layers pretty much stay the same: Chinos (usually the Aiden chinos) Button up shirt (preferably something heavy like flannel) Sweater (half zip, full Continue Reading

3 Simple Grooming Upgrades Every Man Should Know About

3 Grooming Upgrades

Grooming and style go hand in hand. You can't really have one without the other. If you want to step up your grooming game, keep reading. Just imagine you're walking down the street, and you see a man wearing a perfectly tailored Italian suit. He's sporting an expensive silver watch, and his shiny black shoes look like they were just polished. But his hair is an unkempt, sloppy mess, and it looks as if he hasn't shaved in days. Kind of ruins his whole look, doesn't it? This is Continue Reading

My Favorite Outfits: Grey, Green and Blue

Vest outfit with loafers

Confession: I don't dress up very often. Most days, I'm wearing casual or business casual outfits. I'm talking about jeans, chinos, casual button up shirts, boots, vests. Two of my favorite casual wardrobe items are my grey J. Crew Factory Walker vest and my green ASOS long-sleeve polo shirt. Combine these with dark wash jeans and a smart pair of shoes, and you get a simple, fitted casual outfit. Perfect for mild spring or fall days. vest | shirt | jeans | shoes | bag This Walker Continue Reading

Dress Tall Rule #4: Color Combinations

Ben Stiller

Do you know what color clothes to wear? Do you know which color combinations work best for men under 5'8"? Read on to become a color matching pro. The Most A Very Important Aspect of Style One of the easiest ways to upgrade your style is to make sure your clothes fit. If your clothes don't fit, nothing else really matters. The best color combination in the world won't make ill-fitting clothes look good. But that doesn't mean color isn't important. In fact, it's one of the most important Continue Reading

Outerwear for Short Men

George gortex coat

Need Your Help: Take this 60 second multiple choice survey to help make this blog better in 2015. It's only three questions. Thanks in advance! Click here (opens in new tab). You need to stay warm, and you want to look good. But how? Winter coats aren't exactly tailor made for short men. Most cold weather coats are too long, too bulky or both, which makes you look smaller and shorter than you actually are! You know that fit is the most important aspect of style, so does that mean Continue Reading