“Clothes have changed because men have changed, because life has changed. Everything is more refined and yet more relaxed. An entire industry has grown up over the past two or three decades that uses the lessons learnt from a generation weaned on casual gear to make even our most classic clothes sit more easily on us without sacrificing style.”—Nick Sullivan.
“My style icon is a fictional character I’ve made up myself, and who inspires me in lots of different ways. I have in my head someone who likes to be on their own, wears a great suit every day, and lives a nice quiet life that everyone is intrigued by.”—
Removing unwanted body hair has been a part of human hygiene since the dawn of history. Over the centuries, this practice has served to denote everything from high-ranking social status to acts of contrition. And as the tradition of shaving has evolved in step with global culture, so too have the tools of the trade.
“Learning to move elegantly through the world is one of the great pleasures of manhood. No longer do you have to stomp and clomp and speak with your jaw first. At a certain point, the body knows what it is, knows how it is received — and those around respond accordingly. Manhood is grace and certainty. Confidence. Ease.”—