Essential Reading: Esquire’s The Big Black Book


If you are looking for a Men’s style manual, look no further than Esquire’s Big Black Book for Fall / Winter.  Informative, well written, great layout, glossy images will minimal filler material.  About 10 bucks, it’s on the newsstand now and a great buy.

Following is a sampling of the contents within …

The Essentials suggests 8 great things and how to wear them: A statement suit, wool coat, velvet blazer, pebble grain gentleman’s boots, unlined Shetland blazer, double breasted suit, a tumbled leather bag and a winter linen jacket.

The Best Stores in America features shopping for men in America’s best shopping cities … New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Dallas.  The big names, independents, chains are all represented here.

Stop Hating the Hat is a nice guide to hats as they make their way back into the mainstream for a gentleman’s style.

The Best Hotels in The World … For the man who travels, BBB presents luxury hotels across the globe that fit the needs of discerning travelers.

A stylish man needs stylish wheels.  The New Classics presents the Nissan GT-R, Jaguar XJ and the Aston Martin Riptide!

How to Wear The Hell Out of a Watch … The one piece of jewelry that men can go crazy with this write up features timepieces that are classic yet stylish.

The Good Stuff shifts to liquor for special occasions, crafted in small batches …

And how to put your best foot forward.

A special plug to Clad for Men … a new online store opening for business soon.  Have to thank them for my free copy of BBB.  Merci Beaucoup Jennifer!  Looking forward to Clad’s debut.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s