Go From the Bike to the Office With These Stylish New Motorcycle Boots

Go From the Bike to the Office With These Stylish New Motorcycle Boots

Legitimate motorcycle boots generally fall into one of two categories: Superhero Chic (think garish colors and plastic buckles) and Mad Max Desert Cowboy (leather straps, unnecessary patchwork, zippers in weird places). The Los Angeles-based apparel company Aether saw an opportunity to make something more sophisticated. Enter the Aether Moto Boot.

What It Is:
This is Aether’s first foray into footwear, and in keeping with the company’s minimalist ethos, the boots are built to make a strong but subtle statement. Pebbled Italian leather and rugged Vibram outsoles give them a lifespan that’s probably longer than your motorcycle, while the biggest surprising stylistic flourish comes from the blue thread on the welt. It’s the sort of distinguishing mark that’s only visible to someone who finds themselves staring.

But what makes the boots motorcycle boots, aside from their general heft, are the four pads … Read the rest

Here’s the Right Way to Clean Your Watch Strap

Here’s the Right Way to Clean Your Watch Strap

You’d never wear the same pair of socks every day without washing them. The same goes with shirts and just about everything else we put on our bodies. However, there’s often one exception: a watch—specifically the strap. Just like any other material, your watch strap can get dirty, smell, and even be ruined without proper cleanings.

“Cleaning your watch helps maintain its original luster and rinse away any corrosive deposits that may destroy them over time,” says Justin Vrakas, a watch influencer and founder of watchsteez.com, an online vintage watch boutique.

Just as different materials need different cleansers, how often you should clean your timepiece‘s straps depends on how often you’re wearing it and where. If you’re sporting the same watch every day in an active setting where you’re sweating a lot, clean it once every … Read the rest

Men’s Journal Picks From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Men’s Journal Picks From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary is going on now. If you’ve yet to revel in the biggest sale of the year at Nordstrom, you’re missing out on amazing deals sitewide. From menswear to home gear to travel and fitness gear, there’s a bit of everything at the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale. And it’s all up to 50 percent off.

Get great deals through August 4 on:

… and so much more.

If you’re in the market for a new suit, Nordstrom has got you covered with hundreds of jackets and pants in all kinds of sizes, colors, and materials. Jeans? Yep. Shoes? Sure. Dress shirts and slacks? By the hundreds. Fitness gear, like sneakers, running shoes, and athleisure? Oh, absolutely. And it’s all marked down. But only through August 4.

And this isn’t all summertime blow-out … Read the rest

10 Under-the-Radar Watch Brands That Are Seriously Stylish

10 Under-the-Radar Watch Brands That Are Seriously Stylish

They say you can tell a lot about a man by the timepiece around his wrist. For guys all over the world, a high-quality watch is a daily necessity and a key element in their daily ensemble. When designed well, they serve as the epitome of form meets function, adding a touch of style to any outfit while helping keep track of time.

There are tons of best-in-class watchmakers on the market that are quick to roll off the tongue. Beloved brands range from tried-and-true, casual classics such as Timex and Casio, all the way up to high-end investment pieces like Rolex and Patek Philippe. But what about the watches that don’t carry the same clout as the mainstream competition?

Today, we’re taking a good, hard look at some of the most underrated watch companies in the game. They might not be top-of-mind … Read the rest

Save An Extra 40% at Clarks Summer Clearance

Save An Extra 40% at Clarks Summer Clearance

If you’ve never done yourself the favor of slipping your feet into a sumptuous pair of Clarks shoes, you owe it to yourself to revel in the plush goodness of Clarks. And right now is the perfect chance. During the Summer Clearance, take an extra 40 percent off all Clarks shoes that are already on sale.

Just use the code FORTY at checkout, and watch the dollars drop off. The Clarks Summer Clearance only runs through July 25, and styles and sizes and colors are going fast. So you’d better hurry if you want to take advantage of this huge sale on the most comfortable shoes you’ll ever wear in your life.

The British footwear manufacturer made its name in leather starting way back in the early 1800s. Stylish and clever men have since recognized the Clarks name as the hallmark of quality, comfort, and craftsmanship in shoes. For decades, … Read the rest

Flash Sale! 20% Off Sitewide at Manscaped

Flash Sale! 20% Off Sitewide at Manscaped

Ever heard the term “the right tools for the job”? Nowhere is that old adage truer than when it comes to manscaping. If you’re not using the right equipment on your equipment, one slip or miss could mean a world of hurt. Or worse.

That’s why we love Manscaped. Dedicated to products that tidy up a man’s nether regions, Manscaped gets us. And right now, you can take 20 percent off sitewide at Manscaped. They’ve got trimmers and safety razors designed specifically for reaching and maintaining sensitive areas. And there’s an entire collection of lotions, powders, and skin and hair tools and products to keep things fresh and nice down there.

The Shark Tank alumni have, er, carved out a very important niche for themselves in men’s grooming. How?

Why Should You Manscape?

HYGIENE
Excess hair can trap dirt and sweat, resulting in bacteria—and odor

APPEARANCE
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New Prince x David Grutman Collection Draws on Vibrant, Vintage South Beach Style

New Prince x David Grutman Collection Draws on Vibrant, Vintage South Beach Style

Iconic tennis brand Prince has teamed up with Miami-based hospitality powerhouse David Grutman for a new lifestyle collection that’s just right for summer. Combining responsive performance athleisure wear with stylish Art Deco-inspired colors that pop, it’s available now at Prince.

The Prince x David Grutman Collection nods to both the culture of tennis and the fun-loving, active lifestyle that has made Miami one of the hottest fashion destinations of the last few years. Grutman, founder of famous Miami hotspots such as LIV at the Fontainebleu Miami Beach, Story, and Bar Bevy], is the new Creative Director of the renowned tennis company.

Prince Off Court

 

Grutman has been called one of “The 50 Most Influential People in EDM” by Rolling Stone. This new collection showcases the electrifying South Beach spirit of the nightlife impresario. The collection blends classic athleisure silhouettes with the vibrant color palette of Miami—a vintage Read the rest

Keep Your Posture Healthy With This Shoulder Support Shirt From Tommie Copper

Keep Your Posture Healthy With This Shoulder Support Shirt From Tommie Copper

If you’re someone that worries about posture and making sure you’re keeping yourself straight through the day, there’s a new shirt that’s perfect for you. The new apparel innovation from Tommie Copper, the Shoulder Support Shirt, which you can get at tommiecopper.com, is a design that’s made to help enhance healthy posture in your body.

Courtesy of Tommie Copper

The shirt has special engineering that pulls your shoulders back and improves your posture naturally. With less slouching, your body will feel healthier and your posture will be straighter. While pulling your shoulders back, this compression shirt also targets your shoulders and upper back to help relieve aches and pains you deal with on a daily basis.

For a limited time only you can get 30% off your entire order of Tommie Copper products! Just enter code MENSJOURNAL at checkout.

Made from Tommie Copper’s super soft, proprietary 4D … Read the rest

Our Top Picks From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

Our Top Picks From the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

For trendsetters, fashionistas, and style influencers, this is one of the best shopping days of the year. Today is basically Black Friday in summer for fashion trendsetters and style influencers, because the annual Nordstrom Anniversary Sale starts July 12 at 12:30pm EST.

Starting today and through August 4, Nordstrom is cutting prices on virtually everything in the store and sitewide, with a particular focus on name brands like Hugo Boss, Rag & Bone, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tumi, Ted Baker London, etc. We’re talking major deals on luxe brands, and amazing bargains on everything else, including an awesome selection of gear from hot brands like Patagonia, Topman, BP, Nike, Ray-Ban, adidas, Bonobos, and many, many more.

There is a huge, amazing bonus—if you can make it happen. Technically, the sale doesn’t open to the public until next Friday, July 19. But starting today you can get early access to the choicest items … Read the rest

How to Get Joel Kinnaman’s Versatile, Side-swept Hairstyle

How to Get Joel Kinnaman’s Versatile, Side-swept Hairstyle

Joel Kinnaman, the star of Hanna, The Informer, and Altered Carbon, covers our July/August issue, sporting a textured, side-swept hairstyle. It’s a cut to consider snagging for yourself, since it wears well in both professional and casual settings.

If you’re curious how it might look on you, consider the advice of Alexia Saras, regional barber manager at Fellow Barber in New York City. Here, she explains whom the style suits best, how to style and maintain it, and what to tell your barber.

How to Get Joel Kinnaman’s Hairstyle: The Kind of Hair You Need

You need to start with some length, at least up top. It’ll be harder for your barber to achieve this style if you’re working with a previously disconnected haircut, Saras notes. You’ll need something that’s easily blended from top to sides.

Because of the forward fringe that sweeps … Read the rest