“Without question, the greatest invention in the history of mankind is beer. Oh, I grant you that the wheel was also a fine invention, but the wheel does not go nearly as well with pizza.” Dave Barry Since this is […]
Six Wardrobe Staples That Adapt to Anything
Think of your wardrobe as a well-stocked fridge: From it, you only need a few basic ingredients to throw together a great combo. In fact, there are only six articles of clothing that you really must own, because of their […]
How to Turn a Closet into an Office
With more and more people working from home, the need for a home office is greater than ever. But what if you don’t have a spare room you can dedicate to the task? Consider turning an underused closet into a […]
10 Things Every Man Cave Needs
Any true man cave should be suitable for a king. But what are the essential elements of the most tricked-out guy space? Betsy Helmuth, a New York City-based interior designer and owner of Affordable Interior Design, shares her pro tips […]
Get Olympics-worthy Facial Hair
People get all sorts of inspiration from Olympic athletes — not least when it comes to their facial hair. According to master barber Gary Clark, executive director and general manager of Manhattan barbershop BBRAXTON, athletes rank as high as actors […]
Fashion 202: Colors and Patterns for Men
If your daily uniform is a white Oxford shirt and navy suit, it’s time to take your wardrobe to the next level: Colors Ten years ago, men had no choice. If you worked in an office, your shirt was white […]
Universally Flattering Facial Hair: Is It a Myth?
A custom-made suit will always fit better than anything off the rack. The same applies to your facial hair: You look better when your whiskers are groomed to fit your face shape. But, like a well-made ready-to-wear suit that […]
2011 Father’s Day Gift Guide
Father’s Day is almost upon us, but it will not be complete until we’ve put together the annual Father’s Day Gift Guide from THE FATHER LIFE. Of course, many of the recommendations from the past still apply, so you can […]
How to Buy a Suit: What GQ Won’t Tell You
To read what average men’s magazines say about it, you’d think buying a suit is like purchasing a car, warranting copious research, multiple store visits, the accompaniment of an experienced friend. And it can be like that — if you […]
The Cheesecake Factory: Bird food for the whole family?
So it’s spring break and we once again take our kids out to local attractions to broaden their minds while my wife picks restaurants to broaden her waistband. It’s our week of splurge. Well, it would have been. It’s my […]
Stylish New Twists to the Classic Shirt-and-tie Look
If you’re still taking your cues from the pop-culture icons of “Mad Men” and “Hawaii Five-0,” you might want to reset your style dial to 2011. Jessica Pastor, a top Hollywood men’s fashion consultant who works with Kevin Connolly of […]
Bordeaux – A Wine for the Generations
A month before my son Finn was born, I went to see my old friend Jim Mocny. I was the sometimes “honorary Mocny brother” in a band he used to have with his brother Richard. If Rich couldn’t make a […]
NOBIS WINTER GEAR REVIEW
The Father Life reviewed some NOBIS gear last year and were VERY impressed, so when they sent along their winter catalog we were excited to get our paws on some more of their incredible gear! Plus, with the Upstate New […]
DON'T BE A KNOCKIN' MY ROCKIN' MINIVAN!
After ten years of arguing, I finally convinced the wife that we should get a minivan. Actually, I gave up on one and wanted an SUV. She decided we’d have more room for our two kids and her parents, in […]
TO THE DAD-CAVE, LET’S GO!
Whether you’re a new dad, or a dad starting out the new year, it’s time to think about yourself. Christmas, Thanksgiving and Halloween before the New Year were all about the kids. But they’re over. Now you’ve got a few […]