BY MARLENE EISNER Let’s face it, if you’re like most men, shopping for clothes is not your favourite activity; it’s either a chore, a bore or a time-suck in an increasingly busy life. Not to mention all the items purchased that you don’t end up wearing. Or that don’t fit properly. Or that don’t look […]

A Man’s Guide to Denim Jackets

Denim has been around for a long time. Its fascinating journey starts through the great sea explorations of the 1500s, to French and Italian fabric weaving, to slavery and gold mining, right to present-day $3,000 designer denim clothing. The name of this fabric was serge de Nimes, and it later transformed into a more easily […]

Elastic Fantastic

Looser wool trousers with comfy waistbands are in. Take a deep breath, let loose and ditch the skinny pants. Sleek, slouchy trousers are back in a major way. From Hermès to Uniqlo, it seems every designer and fashion brand is in on the comfort factor. Want to join them? Stylist Anja Potkonjak from Alphamale Styling […]

Alpha Male Fitness – Why You Should Train Like an Athlete

Too many men make the mistake of focusing on looks over performance in their training. While it is important to look good and feel confident, overlooking the athletic side of things can actually hurt your progress, both in terms of strength and aesthetics. Unless you have a carefully thought-out drug stack, your appearance will be […]

The Red, White & Blues of London’s Men’s Fashion

This summer I had the opportunity to spend some time in London, England. I explored everything from the eccentrics at Piccadilly Circus, to the shoppes of Carnaby Street, to the multitude of free museums, to the downright clichéd monuments of Big Ben and Buckingham Palace. And while I was traveling, I noticed two glaring things […]

5 Pieces of Advice from Alphamale Styling at Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM)

Toronto Men’s Fashion Week (TOM) took place August 17-25, 2015. The week long event featured great networking parties and of course impressive runway shows from local and international men’s fashion designers including Christopher Bates, Kenneth Barlis, Philippe Dubuc and many more. This year, CEO and founder of Alphamale Styling, Anja Potkonjak was honoured to be […]

6 Reasons For A Young Professional To Hire A Fashion Consultant

Let’s face it, it’s a dog eat dog world out there. Youth unemployment is at a 20-year high and job competition is fierce in an increasingly globalized world. It’s for these reasons that first impressions can make or break your next job opportunity, promotion, or, heck, even a first date. But in between finding that […]

Wear a Suit Like a True Gentleman

You are probably familiar with the famous proverb “The suit doesn’t make the man”. However, a lot of tailors and true gentlemen will either disagree or slightly change it. Can you imagine Sean Connery as James Bond without the suit? Of course not. If you don’t like wearing a suit, and you don’t think that […]