The LUMINA Chatham Tie | My Summer Favorite

Okay, I can’t keep this a secret anymore. My Lumina Chatham tie is quickly become my go to summer tie. Maybe even my favorite tie. This is the only article of clothing that I have which gets a compliment from someone every time I wear it. EVERY TIME! So many people have asked me about … Continue reading

Planning a night on the town?

The bank’s annual charity auction is coming up this month. It’s a great opportunity to dress up and hit the hottest after-parties in the Big Smoke. These sky-blue Pierre Hardy 910 loafers ($606 CAD) would be perfect for a night out.  

Project Drink This | How to make a decent Old Fashioned

Since being introduced to premium bourbon this year I’ve been searching for the perfect signature cocktail. I believe I’ve found it in the Old Fashioned. Hey, you know me… I love the classics. My quest this summer is to find the best Old Fashioned in the city. I believe the journey will begin this weekend. … Continue reading

The Peacock Effect | Redefining The Middle-Aged Man

We need a broader definition of what being a man is. I remember a female friend of mine many years ago trying to figure me out. She came to the conclusion that I was either a player or gay. I didn’t fit into her predetermined box of manliness. Why? Because I dressed well. Can you … Continue reading

Day In | Day Out

This is by far some the best life advice I’ve ever heard. It’s the commencement address to the 2005 graduating class of Kenyon College by David Foster Wallace. It’s brilliant. I had to share it.

Out of the Box: The Rise of Sneaker Culture | If Bobbito Garcia had a shoe museum it would look like this

I do have a bit of a love for shoes. To be honest my shoe collection would even make Carrie Bradshaw say “that guy’s got a problem”. (Yes, I just made a Sex in the City reference… so what?) I didn’t realize the full extent of the problem until the other day I caught myself … Continue reading

Top 10 Disney Cruise Tips | Well, eleven tips and one bonus tip. So really twelve tips.

I never thought I was a cruise guy, but doing the Disney Cruise this year has changed my mind. My family and I had such a great time that we are doing it again next year ! It was totally worth every dollar we paid for it. And seeing how excited my kids were when … Continue reading

I’m sorry. I forgot to hang the ‘gone fishing’ sign on the door…

I’m sorry. It has been a crazy couple weeks at work. I just haven’t had any time to post, but I’ll be back at it next week. Have a great weekend!

Baseball’s Opening Week by the numbers | Two Games, Two Losses, One Long Hangover

I love the traditions fans have around their favourite sports. As baseball traditions go my friends and I faithfully attend our beloved Blue Jays home opener each year. And it’s always one of the best days of the year. Around the league it’s the same, opening week in baseball is just a lot of fun. It signals … Continue reading

Guess what? I like bourbon!

A funny thing happened the other day. Someone actually called me cool. That brings the official count of people who think I’m cool up to five(1). Okay, to be perfectly honest they were talking about the blog and yes, it is pretty cool. Anyway, they thought this cool blog and its cool blogger might be … Continue reading