New Balance Classic Coaches Jacket

New Balance Classic Coaches Jacket
  New Balance makes jackets?   First of all, I’ve never really viewed New Balance as anything more than a sneaker company until I laid eyes on this beautiful transitional jacket a few weeks ago.  While lifestyle sneakers by New Balance are among the best out there, this bomber style jacket puts them right in the...

What To Expect In 2017

What To Expect In 2017
Our dear readers,   We realize that we are now well into January, but it’s not too late to outline our plans for 2017. 2016 was a slow year for the website. Curtis and I are both busy people and the website has always been the first thing we sacrifice when we get short on time....

Don’t Pitch Your Old Vans

Don’t Pitch Your Old Vans
Whether it’s mowing the grass or getting your pennyboard on downtown, your old beat up Vans will be dependable and by your side, always and forever. Hey guys, it’s me – Curt.  Last summer I wrote you an article called Time For Your Best Summer Ever Shoes.  In it, I tell a story about a...

Let The Summer Fade To Fall

Let The Summer Fade To Fall
While we’re on the topic of fades, have you guys checked out Johnny’s Barber and Shop in Calgary?  Not joking, these guys are the best out there.  They truly care about your dome and they give the proper barber shop experience that a gentleman should expect.  Mad props to @stephen.j.barber (instagram) for the felicitous  fade...

The Pursuit of Happiness Has A Silver Lining

The Pursuit of Happiness Has A Silver Lining
If you want to find happiness, find gratitude. It’s just the undeniable truth – a thankful person is a happy person.  If we can be humbled by life’s experiences we will always find something to be thankful for in that experience.  Every day we have the decision to see the cup half full, or half empty....

Think Before You Click: The Guide To Fixing Your Facebook Feed

Think Before You Click: The Guide To Fixing Your Facebook Feed
  No!! I didn’t mean to!  It was just a quick subconscious decision that my millisecond programmed mind made me choose.  Now I realize it was a total waste of time.  So what was so compelling, that I just had to click?

Time For Your Best Summer Ever Shoes

Time For Your Best Summer Ever Shoes
What will make this the best summer ever? The answer is a fresh perspective. It’s called ‘out with the old and in with the new’.  Sometimes life is like a new pair of Vans. To get a fresh look at the same subject matter is paramount in a world where we constantly battle against complacency...

GQ Look of the Month: March

GQ Look of the Month: March
Basketball, Basketball, Basketball.  It truly is madness.  All of March is just basketball.  NCAA March Madness dominating my free time and now GQ wants to shove all the best dressed NBA players in my face? It’s okay, I’m not mad – Kobe made the list.  He may benched for the season but his style game...

My GQ Look of the Month: December

My GQ Look of the Month: December
I’m just going to start by saying this – Steve Carell cleans up well.  Yes, its true, even if it is only for GQ. Please forgive my whimsical rhymes. Now, let’s set aside all idiocy, classic american-dadness, and scenes of pajama clad teeth brushing that we normally associate with Mr. Carell to admire this fundamentally...

One Coat, 3 Ways Edition 3: Casual Topcoat

One Coat, 3 Ways Edition 3: Casual Topcoat
Music Suggestion: Alexander – Truth So we’ve covered how to wear the camel topcoat in the street scene, and we’ve looked at how to dapper it up proper.  The third way we are going to explore is how to keep it casual.