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...

Niche For Men Strikes Back

Niche For Men Strikes Back
Niche For Men is back with a 3-in-1 Multi Wash: Where Function and Performance Meet Lifestyle   Let’s face it – men are simple.  We like simple things in life.  That’s why companies like AXE and Old Spice have 2-in-1 bottles sitting in the corner of every man’s shower all over the globe.  We love...

Bridge City: A Poem

Bridge City: A Poem
  The traffic hums above, the river trickles below. Amplified echos of resonating sound calm the mind. Mellow vibes. Symmetry and infrastructure interwoven. The humans walk past. Running, biking, interacting, disappearing. Charitable sunlight filters in. The camera clicks. Closer. The camera clicks again. Focus. The camera clicks again. Be still. Every detail counts. Fit loose, summer boots....

Fixed on State Bicycle

Fixed on State Bicycle
Have you ever had one of those days where you just walk into a bike store and fall in love at first sight? Your heartstrings extract your credit card right out of your wallet and before you know it you’re auto inserting it into the evil chip consuming technology they call a debit machine? I...

Maison Impeccable Socks

Maison Impeccable Socks
Maison Impeccable On a mission to create technical clothing for the modern man.  Here comes the most advanced thing you’ll ever put on your feet. Music Suggestion: The Lumineers – Ophelia As we see in our Instagram feeds and other miscellaneous networks, everyone and their dog is now a sock designer.  Sure, this sock trend...

Are You Prairie Proud?

Are You Prairie Proud?
Far beyond the prairies, way over the valleys, through skylines and imaginations, under sunsets and breath taking northern lights, you will find the hearts of the people that dwell there.  Small town people with big dreams.  An aura of creativity and culture breathes into the cities as a unique people come together and collaborate.  Everyone...

Why Aren’t You Wearing Chino’s Right Now?

Why Aren’t You Wearing Chino’s Right Now?
Music Suggestion: Kisser – Step Rockets   I’m listening to piano music right now – just piano.  I’m thinking about what would happen if I created a blog post inspired by something I’m wearing right now as I’m typing – let’s roll with it.  Chino’s; like dress pants, yet more resourceful.  They are merely a...

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?