The warmer months are the perfect time to pack away your beautiful big boots and pull out some lighter sneakers. The problem for me is that, while I like how canvas sneakers look on my wife and my brother-in-law, I hate how they look on me. I cannot make myself wear them even though every men’s style blog in the blogosphere tells me that I should be wearing them.
I love old crap and have a soft spot for many things retro, so this year I decided to look at classic men’s sneakers for inspiration. Here are some of my favorite classic sneakers for warm weather.
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The first really warm day of spring is a good excuse to bust out the sandals and short sleeves. Keep the color scheme simple, but add a bright hit of sunshine by wearing a yellow NATO band with your favorite watch face. Hard cream pomade keeps your gorgeous hair from becoming disheveled in the warm breeze, and classic aviators keep that lovely spring sunshine from blinding you.
Skip all those sugar bomb drinks (I see you, Mocha Frappuccino with your 400 (!) calories) and get a classic. My go-to, the iced caffe latte with almond milk, has only 70 calories and is the perfect level of sweet.
Goodfellow & Co V-Neck T-Shirt ($8). Baxter of California Hard Cream Pomade ($22). The Bone Art Place Engraved Koru Necklace ($40). Timex Highland Street Watch ($36). Versol Polarized Aviator Sunglasses ($17). Dockers Slim All Season Tech Pants ($37). SIFEIRUI 20mm NATO strap ($13). Levi’s Cut to Fit Web Belt ($15). Birkenstock Mayari Sandals ($100). Iced Caffe Latte ($5).
When I was just starting to cook, I had no idea that tools made a difference. To me, a knife was a knife and any pan would do. Looking back, I’m glad I didn’t get caught up in thinking you can only cook with high-end equipment. But I do wish I had known about these 5 easy and affordable upgrades that would have made it a lot easier to improve my cooking skills. Continue reading “Butc(h)er Kitc(h)en: 5 affordable kitchen upgrades”
It can be hard to pick out an appropriate outfit for occasions like holiday parties. Different types of parties call for different levels of dressiness. And as a butch, it can be especially hard to decide how dressed up to get. Worse, many of us fall into the trap of dressing like an old dude with baggy khakis and an ugly sweater and excusing ourselves by saying we are being “funny” or “ironic”. This year you don’t have to dread every party because it’s awkward and uncomfortable to dress for. Here we lay out good-looking outfits for three typical holiday party scenarios.
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