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  • How To: Become a Morning Person

    How To: Become a Morning Person

    Individuals who struggle to get out of bed often wonder: How can I change my mindset to wake earlier and jumpstart the day?

  • How To: Choose the Right Beard Oil

    How To: Choose the Right Beard Oil

    Your beard is a large part of your manly persona, so you’ll want to nourish it properly. Here’s a helpful guide to supporting your scruff.

  • How To: Tie a Bow Tie

    How To: Tie a Bow Tie

    Tying a bow tie is simpler than you may think; use our video tutorial to master the technique and look your best.

  • How To: Shine Your Shoes Like a Pro

    How To: Shine Your Shoes Like a Pro

    A step-by-step guide to the perfect polish, whether you’re sitting down for a comprehensive shine, or running out the door.

  • How To: Rock a Bow Tie

    How To: Rock a Bow Tie

    Wearing a bow tie without becoming “that bow tie-wearing guy” is a challenge. But with the right materials, patterns, and pairings, you can ensure this accessory complements (and never overwhelms) your outfit. Here’s how.

  • How To: Shave with a Safety Razor

    How To: Shave with a Safety Razor

    Instead of stacking your blades, we say opt for a single stubble-buster that’s double-sided: the dad- and grandpa-approved safety razor. Here Garrett Pike, lead barber at Persons of Interest in Brooklyn, shows us how to use one.

  • How To: Be an Industrious Napper

    How To: Be an Industrious Napper

    As sleep decreases, burnout increases. Put the kibosh on workplace drowsiness with a solid, well-timed power nap. Here’s how.

  • How (and Why) to Build a Standing Desk

    How (and Why) to Build a Standing Desk

    Jefferson, Hemingway, Churchill—these wise men knew something that science has only recently confirmed: Standing at a desk is healthier than sitting at one. Luckily, you can upgrade your own desk to a standing one for about $25. Here’s how.

  • How To: Take Care of a New Tattoo

    How To: Take Care of a New Tattoo

    Mike Rubendall’s step-by-step guide for taking care of your fresh ink.

  • How To: Stay in Shape on the Road

    How To: Stay in Shape on the Road

    Fitness Guru BJ Gaddour offers five simple tips and travel-griendly exercises for staying fit while traveling.

  • How To: Cocktail Your Hair Product

    How To: Cocktail Your Hair Product

    Hair styling products rarely offer the trifecta of texture, volume, and hold. The solution: play hair mixologist.

  • How To Assemble an Always-Ready Dopp Kit

    How To Assemble an Always-Ready Dopp Kit

    Building a pre-stocked, no-assembly-required dopp kit is the simplest way to cut down on packing time.

  • How To: Make Inexpensive Wine Taste Better

    How To: Make Inexpensive Wine Taste Better

    Sommelier Joe Campanale shares some tricks for improving the taste and presentation of any less-than-stellar red, white, or sparkling wine.

  • How To: Be Buddies With Your Butcher

    How To: Be Buddies With Your Butcher

    We asked one of New York’s top meat guys for tips on befriending your local butcher.

  • How To: Seal the Deal

    How To: Seal the Deal

    As Mick Jagger will tell, you that you can't always get what you want. You can, however, tip the scales in your favor. Here are some strategies for sealing the deal.