Author: Ivan Yaskey

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How to Master Smart Casual Dressing for Men

You’d think that, by opting for more casual dress codes, workplaces would offer their employees some relief. Instead, we’re left with the ambiguousness of “smart casual” – definitely not formal yet somewhat more laid-back than business casual. It purportedly smooths the transition from office to evening and factors client meetings […]

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How to Wear Chain Necklaces and Accessories for Men

What’s linked, metallic, and looks like it belongs in the late ‘90s? A chain necklace. Or, it could be one, equally intricate, dangling off your belt, reminiscent of a skater’s wallet chain. Either way, both build upon two foundational trends: The growing market for men’s jewelry, and the ‘90s revival […]

Features, Music

DJ Dynoro from “In My Mind” to “Obsessed”

You might not have heard of Lithuanian producer Dynoro yet, but there’s a strong chance you heard his version of “In My Mind,” which blended the theme from Ivan Gough and Feenixpawl’s 2012 mega-hit with Gigi D’Agostino’s Eurodance classic “L’amour Toujours.” The track peaked at No. 5 on the UK […]

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Here’s to New Beginnings: Interview with Eman8

Maybe you knew him as Brandyn Burnette. Or, maybe you’ve heard one of his tracks for The Chainsmokers or Jason Derulo. Either way, Eman8 is a new direction for this rising up-and-comer, who garnered attention last year with the gospel- and funk-infused R&B track “Amen.” So, why Eman8? The name – […]

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How to Wear Double-Breasted Blazers with Style

It was bound to make a return. We’re talking, of course, about the double-breasted blazer – seen in recent runway presentations across both men’s and women’s collections. In the twilight of tapered jeans and chunky-soled shoes, it’s the “dad” jacket that doesn’t need a label. Yet, unlike the bulky (and […]