Whether your look is close and cropped or lush and feral, London barber Matt Raine weighs in with his timely tips on how to keep those whiskers in check.
We stopped by the CFDA award–winning designer’s work space to discuss why his mom is his role model, how flunking out of college inadvertently led to the best career decisions of his life, and how he creates new garments and accessories with timeless, ageless appeal.
Now that Old Man Winter is finally and officially gone, it’s time to consider how to tweak your grooming regimen for warmer temperatures. Here, two experts on the subject—New York-based dermatologist Dr. Robert Anolik and aesthetician Hillery Sklar—reveal some of their best tips to keep your complexion in tip-top shape for months to come.
Last year’s 2013 CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund winners Dao-Yi Chow and Maxwell Osborne of Public School give us a glimpse into their growing business and tell us about the importance of relinquishing control, why they don’t mind being labeled strong and sensitive, and how their collection allows guys to both stand out and blend in.
Turns out toking isn’t the only way to enjoy a little green. Recently, a crop of cannabis-based grooming products—ranging from skincare to fragrances and even candles—have hit the market, proving there’s much more to marijuana than blazing it up.
The CFDA/Vogue Fashion Fund-nominated menswear designer takes us behind his designs and explains how Northern California and Sweden are actually very similar, the surprising store he frequents for inspiration, and why hanging out next to an active volcano is thoroughly relaxing.
If there’s one thing Christopher Brosius, the rogue perfumer behind cult fragrance label CB I Hate Perfume, has never caved in to, it’s trends.
The clothes you saw at the Fall 2014 shows were only part of the look. We went backstage and got the details—plus products and pro tips—on how the hairstylists and makeup artists brought the total concept together for top designers like Public School, Patrik Ervell, Robert Geller, Tim Coppens, and more.
Watching a designer’s latest paraded down a runway. Spotting A-listers mingle in the front row. Throwing back a few drinks at an exclusive after-party. These things, for many style watchers, are the most exciting parts of New York Fashion Week. But I’m not one of those people. For me, the real thrill comes from hanging out backstage before a show. Watching how a guy gets transformed — from bare-faced to whatever the hair and makeup team have dreamed up — reinforces why I’m so passionate about men’s grooming. That it doesn’t take much to transform a look from classic and predictable to trendsetting and visionary is what endlessly fascinates me about the process. Here, I share five grooming trends that you should watch out for and try yourself.