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Chloe Sevigny is like a Lady Cobain


Each Generation Gets the Hipster Periodicals it Deserves: Vice stops through Louisiana for its community service. The result is fittingly titled, “Louisiana Goddamn.” [VICE]

A Gentleman’s Guide to Laserlike Focus: Alain de Botton introduces the concept of the mental diet. If anyone asks, that’s why we haven’t seen the new Lady Gaga video yet. [City Journal]

It Was Pretty Sweet in the Beginning: Esquire publishes a comprehensive guide to American manhood, from graduating high school through several midlife crises and eventual (implied) death. It’s maybe more real than they meant it to be. [Esquire]

Ice, Man: The cultural death pact that is Bros Icing Bros has reached the pages of the New York Times. Apparently even The National is doing it. Nobody comes out of that one looking good. [NYTimes]

Ruby is Being Hypnotized


Very Sleepy: The lads at Vice test the gullibility of their models. [Vice]

It’s Happening: LCD’s James Murphy shares his wisdom and karaoke picks—specifically Lou Rawls’ “You’ll Never Find Another Love Like Mine.” Well done. [Opening Ceremony]

The Top is Down: Steve McQueen’s ’58 Siata 208S (that translates to “beautiful red convertible”) has found its way to eBay. Commence yearning. [Autoblog]

Padding: What to expect from your iPad. Apparently it makes a lousy tennis racquet. [CrunchGear]

Annabelle Dexter Jones is Doing Her Best Olsen Impression


It’s All Standard: A Fall lookbook gives the Standard Hotel windows a run for their money. [Refinery29]

Could This Be the End of the Novelty Yamulke?: Vice rounds up their least favorite trends. Thankfully, suspenders escape unscathed. [Vice]

I Like to Get Deep Sometimes: Joel Johnston muses on the halflife of Facebook, and the impermanence of all things. [Gizmodo]

The End: Jessica Grose bemoans the rise of the “Omega Male.” But she seems to be unaware what an awesome name it is. [Slate]