the men


How were your weekends?  Last night Aaron took me to see the new James Bond movie, Skyfall.  Everyone we know had been raving about it so I was so excited to finally be seeing it!  My eyelids, however, were not as enthused.  We had just finished a delicious dinner, were sitting in a warm, dark theatre and it took all of the strength I had to keep my eyes open as the trailers began.  That was, of course, until Daniel Craig sauntered onto the screen wearing custom Tom Ford suits that were so good I could cry.  Has anyone seen the movie …

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Man Up

Well, hello, there gentlemen!  You were in our thoughts this past New Years Day as we considered the idea that perhaps some of you were looking (or should) to venture out of your comfort zone and step up your style this year.  We highly encourage this sort of thing here at The Effortless Chic and would like to support your endeavor by bringing you some inspirational fodder.   Oh and here is the pep talk that goes with it: Get the leather jacket.  Invest in new jeans. Dress to impress. Wear the tie. Layer. Buy the suit.  Have great …

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I know men in brogues aren’t exactly anything new these days, but I just can’t stop staring anytime I pass Grenson shoes in a menswear department– so dapper.  I love the camel and chocolate leathers and adore the Fred brogue boot…  And just when I was beginning to think that guys got to have all of the fun, the stars all aligned and I discovered that they also make womenswear.  Wow.   Get them here, here, or …

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Gift Guide {The Male Companion}

Husband. Boyfriend. Best Friend. Regardless of their title, we all have at least one great guy in our lives that has made our holiday shopping list.  Why is it, though, that the guys are always the hardest shop for?  After perusing shops, magazines, and all of my favorite online resources I came up with my top 11 guy finds that are so good you won’t even need a gift receipt!  My favorites? Cozy flannel shirts by Rag & Bone that are just put-together enough to go under a jacket and into the office, but so incredibly cozy that he …

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