American male fashion blogs you’ll want to follow

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Some of the best male fashion blogs from across the pond
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Developing your own individual sense of style isn’t as difficult as you might think. While few of us can hire a professional stylist – who needs one when there are fashion gurus from all over the world sharing their wisdom online. And don’t imagine it’s all aimed at label-loving youngsters. There’s plenty of advice here for gentlemen who favour a more considered and sophisticated style.

Here are 13 of the most inspirational men’s fashion and lifestyle blogs from America. We’re not talking baseball hats and Homer Simpson. These are Ivy League all the way!
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What to look for in a velvet Jacket

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Dine in style with velvet.
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When looking for a new velvet jacket you should look for quality, colour, versatility, and most importantly clothing to complement your sophisticated style.

Velvet is synonymous with luxury – good velvet should have a high shine, a deep pile, and a soft finish. This will help you distinguish it from cheaper fabrics that won’t wear as well or won’t have the same quality as proper velvet, such as velour and velveteen.

Here are some tips for finding the right velvet jacket to suit your style.

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A guide to manly cocktails

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Real men drink cocktails too.
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Gentlemen, it’s time to liberate yourselves. Desist from ordering your usual pint at the bar and try something different. We’re talking cocktails. And before you scoff, rest assured that real men drink cocktails too.

To help you get started, we’ve produced the ultimate guide to the manliest of cocktails. Eight drinks so rugged that you won’t be ashamed to order them while you’re out. Or even better, impress your guests by hosting a classy party at home. What are you waiting for? Grab your blazer and your pocket square and get mixing…
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