{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} 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 […]

{You’re Invited} These Events Are for the Guys!

Mark your calendars gentlemen (and the ladies who shop for them) – there are two great events in Raleigh this week that are designed with you in mind. Thursday – Sep. 25 – Samuelsohn and Gitman Brothers Fall 2014 Collection Show and Sale at Kannon’s in Cameron Village Bob Weakley of Samuelsohn and Mickey Phillips […]

{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 […]

{Get To Know} Porch Fly Clothing

Have you had lunch, dinner, or cocktails at The Station in Downtown Raleigh? Did you notice the totally casual but totally appropriate for the neighborhood t-shirts that the staff was wearing? That’s one of the first places I really noticed Porch Fly Clothing’s local to Raleigh line of tees for both men and women, so […]

{Window Shopping} Cinnaflopz from Feelgoodz

Raleigh, NC-based Feelgoodz never disappoints with their new products. Just yesterday I was introduced to their new “cinnaflopz” – With cinnamon sewn right into the footbed! According to their site, “the cinnamon works through reflexology to help reduce anxiety and keep you relaxed” and as an added bonus, the scent can keep bugs away! (Crucial […]

{You’re Invited} Two Very Cool Events For Guys This Week

In order of when they’re happening – so as not to show favorites, of course! Friday, June 6th Join the Junior League of Raleigh at High Cotton in Downtown Raleigh on First Friday where High Cotton founder Judy Hill will donate 20% of proceeds from the shopping event back to JLR!   Sunday, June 8th […]

{Sale Alert} 50-90% Off at Kannon’s Wendell Location

I’ve only shopped in the Kannon’s Clothing Cameron Village location in Raleigh, which is dedicated to menswear – a great gift stop for my manfriend who likes to be well-dressed, so I had no idea that their Wendell location was dedicated to womenswear and would be including both men’s and women’s fashions in their 46th […]

{Sale Alert} This One’s for the Guys – Seasonal Sale at Peter Millar

If the men in your life are dapper dressers and have a golf course lifestyle, the Peter Millar {Cary | online} season sale is for them (or you as their shopping proxy). Shop handsomely.

{Trend Report} Belk’s Top 10 Most Wanted for Men’s Fall 2013 Fashion

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending a trend forecasting session with Belk’s Vice President of Trend Merchandising and Fashion Direction, Arlene Goldstein. Belk (privately-owned and headquartered right here in NC, in Charlotte) was kind enough to roll out the red carpet for attendees, giving us an exclusive sneak peek of their […]