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Hollywood Entrepreneur Style feat. Jelani Johnson

Jelani Johnson is an Ivy Leaguer, a world traveler, and an entrepreneur carving out his own space in Hollywood.  Although we crossed paths at Columbia University, we didn’t spend much time together on campus. He was wrapped up with classes and councils, and I with basketball and the discovery of fashion in NYC. When I […]


Brown Summer Suits feat. the New TSB Team

I started TSBmen, or The Style Blogger, as a hobby during my senior year of college. It started simply as an outlet for some creative writing and an opportunity to share my unfiltered thoughts on men’s fashion.  Thanks to all of you, I’ve been fortunate to watch the site grow tremendously over the past few […]

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Monochromatic Tailoring

Pairing shirts and ties can be tricky. Next time don’t bother. Forget pattern-mixing, a stronger statement is to keep everything patternless and in the same color family. Here are three color inspirations for monochromatic tailoring that are sure to make you the suavest guy in the room. Greens You already know I’m a big fan […]


Motorcycle Inspired Menswear feat. Sam Adegoke

Remember how menswear designs through history have usually started with utility in mind? Well here’s a great example. Sam Adegoke is a motorcycle enthusiast with a passion for functional design. His goal is simple; to keep people safe and looking fly. “I’m the designer for LA based menswear label Wayward; a premium contemporary brand of denim and […]


Summer Layering to a Tee feat. Yang Goh

Yang Goh is one of the youngest Fashion Editors in the menswear game. He’s responsible for planning and overseeing fashion editorial shoots at SHARP, Canada’s men’s magazine, as well as writing and editing fashion-related content in the magazine. Before SHARP he earned a journalism degree from NYU, and began his career in the research department at ESPN The […]


The Casual Tuxedo

Yesterday’s post featuring Browne Andrews got me thinking. One major advantage of buying a shawl collar tuxedo (over a peak lapel) is that you can wear it casually. It takes some confidence and some style savvy, but if done properly it can make for a very suave look. Here’s three examples from the TSBmen archives. 1. […]


LA x NYC Style feat. Browne Andrews

In the world of menswear blogs the word “stylist” often gets abused. Every one is calling themselves a “stylist” now. Or even worse, “image consultant”. There is virtually no barrier to entry. All you need is a Twitter account and a Tumblr with an About page. The thing is, bloggers rarely get cast as stylists for […]

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Summer Weight Tailoring feat. Martel Francois

New York City based stylist Martel Francois (of Korey Francois) knows a thing or two about staying sharply tailored, no matter the season. Hint: it’s all in the weight of the fabrics. Here he highlights three go-to fabric options to stay tailored through the summer heat. 1. Linen Linen is a sartorial man’s go-to summer cloth. Sometimes pure […]


TSB Endorses: The Narrow Woven Belt for Summer

The right belt can make or break your look. When summer rolls around, you want to think narrow and woven. Here’s some of my favorites available now online. 1) Black Plaited Belt by Asos ($19.05) 2) Dark Brown Braided Leather Belt by Polo Ralph Lauren ($65.00) 3) Navy Leather Braided Belt by J.Crew ($39.50 – sale) […]


Sartorial Summer: The Orange Cotton Suit

Since Knot Standard delivered the best-fitting suit of the three brands we compared in our online custom suit review, I wanted to learn more about their business and their plans for expansion. After a great conversation with their CEO about the future of the online tailoring business, I set up an appointment to test their new Private Label […]


Mod Tailoring & Pant Shapes feat. Martell “Mr Flyy” Campbell

I was cruising for cool new menswear bloggers one day and stumbled across the real life Marty Mcfly. Martell Campell, or simply “Mr Flyy“, is a London based menswear stylist and blogger with an awesome punk twist on traditional London tailoring. “I originally came from a design background having studied graphics and textiles. I started […]


1 Piece/3 Ways: The DB Summer Suit feat Sabir Peele

Our friend Sabir Peele in Philly knows a thing or two about staying fresh on a budget, but lately he’s been expanding his tailored wardrobe beyond the basics. Here he shows us how to wear a lightweight DB plaid suit, for three different occasions this summer. 1. Summer Corporate “As I started to build my suit […]

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TSBmen “LA Influencer Dinner” by Carnivor Wine

Tuesday night was one for the books! About a month ago the good folks at Carnivor Wine approached me with a simple idea. “Bring together twenty of your favorite ‘influencers’ in Los Angeles and we’ll provide dinner and red wine all night”. Hmm, deal. I started by thinking about what it means to be an “influencer” and how subjective the […]

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Casually Tailored feat. Mike Paul

We met Mike Paul while in Toronto for the TSBmen Gentleman’s Evening. His style stood out to me right away because he has this knack for wearing sharp tailoring in a laidback, casual, and hip kind of way. Alex and I got to know him during our three days in the Tdot and it turns […]


Outfit Inspiration: Staying Tailored in Hot Weather

1) Tortoise/Clear Gradient Shades by Asos ($22.86) 2) Woven Straw hat by Lanvin ($350.00) 3) Linen Shirt by Hartford ($90.00) 4) Timeless watch by Hugo Boss ($255.00) 5) Linen Gingham Check Waistcoat by Nordstrom ($83.75) 6) Tailored Shorts with Side Adjusters by Reiss ($145.00) 7) Canvas/Leather Tote Bag by Polo Ralph Lauren ($298.00) 8) Bourbon Calf […]