Male Standards Of Beauty
A Buzzfeed video that’s making the rounds titled Men’s Standards Of Beauty Around The World, uses male models to show male standards of beauty and physical attributes from 12 different countries. According to Buzzfeed they gathered information from professional publications, entertainment, and social media to…
Egypt, Mother and Son
A couple of years ago I came across a body of work by French photographer Denis Dailleux that featured Egyptian bodybuilders posing with their mothers. Recently these photos have been making the rounds on tumblr and again they have me captivated. As I look at…
That 2015 Chevy Super Bowl Commercial Was Sexist Towards Men
In the mist of all the pro feminist commercials that aired during the 2015 Super Bowl game, a commercial that aired early on took me by surprise. Not because of its “I’m woman, hear me roar” message but because of it’s “who is the better…
Designer Harold Sangouard’s Massive Comics Artwork is the Coolest Thing You’ll See All Week
French Designer Harold Sangouard’s claim to fame may have been his slick Skull Armchair furniture from last year, but we here at Cypher Avenue have slightly nerdier tastes.
That Time Zappos.com Annoyed Me
I’m attempting to start a holiday tradition of having a post dedicated on the site for providing gift ideas for men. I wanted to get started early because I know how lazy I am and how easily said post would never see the light of…
CARS: Aston Martin Vanquish Volante’
Aston Martin, builder of such fine English coupes as the Aston Martin DB9, DB7, DBS, the Vantage, and the Rapide, have been hard at work developing and testing new products. Never a slouch in the design department, they have decided to really push the…
New Threads From Octavius Terry-Sims
Fashion designer, wardrobe stylist and photographer Octavius Terry-Sims recently debuted his new work during the LA Visionary Project. We have previously mentioned Octavius in the context of the mass wedding he participated in with his partner Jamal Terry-Sims during the 2014 Grammys Awards. Many pieces presented in…
10 Essential Men’s Style Blogs You Need in Your Life
Guys like myself need everyday looks that won’t force us to sacrifice a month’s worth of rent to add to our wardrobes. Fortunately there are websites that show you how to do just that. Here’s a list of 10 blogs that I visit on the regular to keep up with the latest in urban men’s style.
SOLE WALKERS: Converse Style
On a quick trip to the local food court, I saw kats rocking some crazy Converse styles. Once I got back to my work station, I decided to head over to the Converse.com just to see what was available and check the prices. Yep…they have…
There’s A Beast Coming; The Rezvani Beast
Look closely at the car your viewing. At first glance you may be saying to yourself, “wow that’s a hot Lamborghini”. If you look even closer you’ll see that it is not at all Lamborghini, but a Rezvani Beast. Rezvani is a new automobile start…
Pubic Hair, To Shave Or Not To Shave?
The question surrounding “why do we have pubic hair” will never go away and now that question has a companion; should I or shouldn’t I shave my pubic hair? If you look at male erotica or porn from the 70’s to currently, you can visually see a…
SOLE WALKERS: NEW BALANCE
In my opinion New Balance was always one of those sneakers that flew under the radar. Even though they are not as big a Nike or Adidas, there is something kind of mellow and laid back about these classic sneakers. It’s the right time of season to rock the sophistication that is New Balance.
THE 2015 CADILLAC ESCALADE
The GM Corporation has taunted and titillated us enough with their announcements of “the next big product” coming to a show room near you. Introducing the big luxury truck that they said we would probably never have again, the full-sized Cadillac Escalade.
The Unofficial Guide To Being A Man’s Man
This Goldman Sachs inspired list written by @GSElevator [ in collaboration with John Carney (@Carney)] presents satirically fresh look at what it means to be a man today. Many of these tips seem right out of an episode of Mad Men, but quite a few are great nuggets of class that can spice up any man’s life.
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