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To Catch a Thief, Eau de J-Lo and Francophilia


Hail to the Thief: New York has its own brand of criminal sartorialists. [NYMag]

French Lessons: Hermès menswear designer, Varonique Nichanian, gives tips on Gallic style. [Huffington Post]

Cuff Links: The moment waxes philosophic about high-water jeans. [The Moment]

Thin Premise: Honey-blond, blue-eyed men's fashion blogger Amanda Brooks arrives late to last year's obsession with skinny ties. We, meanwhile, have returned to full-sized neckwear in fear of inspiring a return of the bolo. [Men's Vogue]

Jennifer Lopez to Produce Scents for Men: Be afraid. Be very afraid. [1224 Style]

The Man Show: Walter Van Beirendonck is to be the creative direction and guest of honor at the next Pitti Uomo. [Men.Style]

Scarlett Goes Off the Market, Glenn's Place and Killing Pete


Scarlett Johansson Engaged: [Hands over ears] Nah nah nah—We can't hear you—nah nah nah. [Radar]

Dirty Sanchez: Blue-eyed, honey-blond men's fashion reporter Amanda Brooks digs the 'stache. [ Men's Vogue]

Zips or Laces?: Why choose? [Refiney29]

Not So Fast: Okay, so maybe Hedi Silmane isn't teaming up with Diesel - but you can't blame us for being excited. [WWD, 2nd item]

At Home With The Style Guy: This is how Glenn O'Brien rolls. [NYTimes]

Power Hour: Seems ACL has a "Woman of the Hour" to complement our "Man of the Hour"—personally, we think Chan Marshall goes with anything. [A Continuous Lean]

Stripes on Demand: Inside the bespoke team visit to Paul Smith's Soho store. [NYMag]

Babystrangles: In this video, hipster model Irina Lazareanu chokes and stomps walking heroin depot (and sometime singer) Pete Doherty to death with her high heels, fulfilling several of our darkest, unspoken fantasies. [NYMag]

Gus Guzzlers, Penguins and a Spot of Tea


The Princess and The Peacoat: Amanda Brooks has a thing for men in uniform. [Men's Vogue]

Okay, Who Farted?: Gucci and Louis Vuitton unveiled diamond-encrusted, WMD-proof gas-masks at the Bucharest Luxury fair because, really, who wants to survive a ricin attack in just any old thing? [Complex]

So? New?: R29 introduces us to our new neighbors. [Refinery29]

Spin Cycle: Damien Hirst shows no mercy to Levis Jeans. And you thought that cow had it bad. [Gawker]

Long May it Rain: Barbour employees worldwide will enjoy tea and cake tomorrow at 4pm to celebrate the waxed-cotton giant's centenary - and nothing could be more just and perfect. [Vogue UK]

Deal Alert: Again, Racked comes through with discounts on Original Penguin. [Racked]