{Man Style Monday} Pitch & Primer

Pitch & Primer, a new men’s retail shop, is being built in Downtown Raleigh with the purpose of redefining the modern man’s shopping experience. The store will offer a variety of brands, personal stylists, and even a craft beer bar to provide men with a unique shopping environment. While the physical store is under construction, […]

{Man Style Monday} High Cotton Designs “Official Me Fine Tie”

The Me Fine Foundation is proud to announce High Cotton, a Raleigh-based men’s apparel brand, has dedicated a tie from their Spring line to benefit the non-profit. The Kelly Maybank striped bow tie and neck tie bow will be the official “Me Fine Tie” with 30% of all purchases of the tie donated to the […]

{Man Style Monday} RIADA by Adair Handcrafted Gifts for the Holidays

RIADA by Adair is a North Carolina-based company with a studio located in Greenville, NC and production in the Triangle area. NC State University 2012 graduate Jasmine Flood is the owner and lead designer of RIADA by Adair. Back in May, Birchbox selected her men’s tie bars to go in their male subscribers’ May Birchbox… […]

{Man Style Monday} Get to Know Bald Head Blues

I had the pleasure of meeting Bald Head Blues creator and owner Claude Pope, III at the North Hills Beach Music Series this past summer (how appropriate, right?) and love the preppy style he’s bringing from coastal North Carolina to menswear all over the area. I couldn’t wait to share it here for #ManStyleMonday! Bald […]

{Man Style Monday} Fall Suits and Tuxedos

Thank you to Bonobos for providing today’s #ManStyleMonday content – guidance on the best suit looks for men this fall season! According to Bonobos, the signature Italian wool Foundation suit has been made “even better this fall with brand new fabrics and updated interior details, including a more ergonomic interior pocket so grabbing that business […]

{Man Style Monday} Trophy Brewing Opening Bottle Shop in Downtown Raleigh

There has been a good bit of buzz in local media the last month about the addition of a new bottle shop, right next to a locally-owned running shop, to an otherwise abandoned area of Hillsborough Street – the 400 block. I can’t wait to see a bit of life in this area bridging Glenwood […]

{Man Style Monday} VK Nagrani Socks at Liles Clothing Studio

Guys, I get it. You don’t get a ton of opportunities to express your personal style when it comes to “business” and “business casual” dress codes. Socks, ties, skinny ties, and slim cut jackets. Maybe a great watch or cuff links. That’s. About. It. So if your options are limited, make sure they’re really, really […]

Hemlines & One-liners

Joan Rivers’ whiplash wit has been the subject of many tributes, but the Queen of Zing herself might put in a well-tailored word for how much she genuinely loved fashion. Her red carpet specials weren’t just a platform for a mid-career comeback, they were a means of fusing two passions: laughter and looking good. As […]