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Top Fashion Icons Whose Style Drives Men’s Fashion World

Top Fashion Icons

Top Fashion Icons

Top Fashion Icons whose style drives

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Improve Your Health During Summer in 3 Easy Steps

During Summer

During Summer

Ah, summer! That wonderful time of the year when you get to relax and enjoy everything good that life has to offer. If you were active during winter and spring, and you’ve got your beach body ready, then you probably don’t have to worry about a thing now, right?

Unfortunately, it’s not that simple. Staying healthy during hot summer days can be a challenge, but don’t worry, there are a few things you can do that will improve your overall health while your feet are deeply buried in the sand.

Hydrate your body

Human beings are basically 80 percent water. We’re actually conscious water blobs walking around on a hot rock that’s floating through space. That’s exactly why you need to stay hydrated at all times.

Your health will improve if you drink plenty of water. Always carry a bottle of water with you if you plan on staying outside for longer than an hour.

Keeping your skin moisturized is also of utmost importance, and unfortunately, you can’t really do that by just drinking water.

Fortunately, we already live in the future, and there are products that can seriously multitask. Shield your skin with a moisturizer with an SPF and don’t worry about spending the whole day on a beach.

Adjust your diet

Adjust your diet

Summer is the perfect time for surfing and beach parties, but it’s also the time for barbecues. Unfortunately, the weather is not the only thing that gets hot in the summer. Our bodies heat up as well, which makes summer the ideal time to turn to a healthier diet. Foods that we eat can affect our bodies in numerous ways, and they can affect our digestion too.

Hot and spicy foods don’t mix with summer, no matter what your gran told you. If you want to stay fit and healthy, your best bet would be visiting the nearest vegan shop and putting everything they have into your beach bag.

One more important thing to keep in mind is that hot weather will decrease or completely kill your appetite.

Don’t worry, that’s completely normal. That only means that you have to find a different way to stay healthy, and you can do that by adding supplements to your diet. Chia seeds, probiotics and vitamin D will boost your health and supplement your diet perfectly.

Exercise

You’ve probably already read in some health magazine for men that exercising is good for your body. It is, it really is – if you know how to properly work out while the air is humid and the weather is hot.

Summer is everyone’s favorite time of the year because there are so many outdoor activities that they can choose from. Everything is much more exciting and fun outside. Because of that, forget about going to your local gym during summer.

Step out and stay out. Swim, run or cycle. Compete with your friends. Breathe that fresh air while the sun is shining. Stay healthy and get an amazing tan while you’re working out.

exercising is good

You might not be exercising in the Sahara, but keep in mind that you need to be careful when exercising during summer.

  • The time of day is important so try to avoid exercising from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. since that’s the hottest part of the day.
  • Wear light-colored T-shirts. Loose, light-colored garments made of cotton will make you feel comfortable and will help your skin breathe.
  • Avoid drinking sport drinks because they’re loaded with calories. Drink only water, and drink plenty of it.

The most important thing to do during summer is to unwind and relax. Eat moderately and eat healthily. Exercise only when it’s not too hot outside. Protect your skin at all times and stay hydrated. If you do all these things, you will improve your health during summer incredibly!

Bio:

Peter

Peter is a men’s grooming writer at HighStyleLife and TheBeardMag magazine from UK. Beside writing he worked as a menswear fashion stylist for many fashion events around UK & Europe! Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s fashion and grooming tips.

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5 Cocktails Every Man Needs to Know How to Make

Every Man Needs

Every Man Needs

Cocktails are like art – when you embark on making them, you walk a fine line between exquisite end-result and total sludge fest. There are thousands of recipes around the world that have contributed to the cocktail “subculture” that has only managed to thrive in these times of hedonism.

However, you don’t have to be the cocktail master of arts to know how to make some of the sophisticated classics. Just like with everything else – practice makes perfect and these are 5 cocktails every man needs to know how to make.

Bloody Mary

Let’s start off with a classic and a perfectly faithful companion of many brunches. Bloody Mary is one of those cocktails everybody has heard of before they even hit puberty, and many of those eager kids have tried the “virgin” variant which is basically half-a-meal in a glass. Even though it has two prevalent basic ingredients – vodka and tomato juice, it’s far from crude and there are additional elements that make all the difference.

You’ll need a pinch of salt and half-a-pinch of pepper on the rim of a glass. Four ounces of tomato juice go with one or two ounces of vodka, depending on the strength you want to achieve. One teaspoon of lemon juice and horseradish, 4 dashes of Tabasco sauce, 8 dashes of Worcestershire sauce and a celery stalk. Ice cubes are optional.

Mojito

Man Needs to Know

Here’s another classic in a highball glass that often serves as a “gateway” drink in its virgin form. Two measures of white rum go with 1 teaspoon of sugar syrup (or mint syrup), fresh mint leaves, 4 teaspoons of lime juice and soda water on top. Just remember – syrup and mint leaves go in first, on the bottom, then you add other ingredients before soda water. This cocktail is usually served with churned ice.

Old fashioned

The name itself creates a degree of expectation – it sounds like a drink of an accomplished businessman who enjoys it in his leather armchair by the fireplace after a hard day’s work at the office, and no wonder – since it was popularized through the shows like Mad Men. To make it, you’ll need a double measure of bourbon, half a teaspoon of brown sugar, a dash of soda water and 4 dashes of Angostura Bitter. After stirring it, just add a handful of large ice cubes and stick an orange slice at the rim of the short and stubby glass.

Martini

How to Make

How can we make this list without accounting for James Bond’s favorite (though to be fair, he favors a very specific “vodka martini shaken not stirred”)? As far as taste goes, we can’t go against the word of 007, however, there is one little thing that’s important to mention – it’s actually stirred, not shaken, and it makes a difference. Apart from this, it’s a surprisingly easy drink to make since there are only several basic ingredients that are important.

The sophistication and nuances in taste are all up to you and your skill. You’ll need three measures of high-quality dry gin and a single measure of vermouth. It’s preferable if the mixing glass is chilled and as you pour the mixture into it, stir slowly for 30 seconds. Add an olive and a twist of lemon into the martini glass and pour it.

Manhattan

Manhattan is secretly beloved by all true whiskey drinkers, and no, before the thought even pops up, whiskey and bourbon are not the same drink, period. Every true man knows this. A likely fictitious story goes – a particular Dr. Iain Marshall concocted the drink at the Manhattan Club in New York City in the early 1870s for a banquet hosted by Jennie Jerome. The popularity of the drink spread from there, apparently, and its recipe even reflects the New York City’s area code 212 – 2 ounces of rye whiskey, 1 ounce of Italian vermouth and 2 dashes of Angostura Bitter.

 

Some narrow-minded tongues would dare flap about how cocktails are, in general, for girls. Of course, this is an absolute nonsense. Every man that is concerned about his image should know how to make at least five cocktails and have one he personally favors above all others. After some time, you can become experienced enough to even start experimenting and creating your own recipes and tweaks to the existing cocktails. These few renowned, basic cocktails are only the beginning.

Bio:

Peter is a men’s grooming writer at HighStyleLife and TheBeardMag magazine from UK. Beside writing he worked as a menswear fashion stylist for many fashion events around UK & Europe! Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s fashion and grooming tips.

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How to Be the Hottest Guy at Your Office

How to Be

How to Be

Jealous of the hot new guy on the second floor? Don’t be. Jealousy of other people’s blessings won’t get you anywhere, my friend, and instead of nurturing negative emotions about yourself and others, you should be nurturing your mind and body in order to grow and surpass your “competition”. You might think that someone who is more handsome than you is your rival, yet the only person you should be trying to beat at anything in life is yourself.

It might sound a bit cheesy, but it’s true – you need to feel good, nay, amazing in your own skin so that you can become the hottest guy in any room. Here’s how you too can easily become the most attractive guy in your office, and everywhere else.

Nurture your complexion

First and foremost, did you remember to wash your face this morning? Moreover, do you nurture your complexion on a daily basis so as to maintain a radiant, youthful glow? Chances are you are rolling with what nature bestowed upon you, and your daily skincare regime entails lukewarm water once or twice a day.

If you want to radiate hotness, you need to put a little more effort than that, so start using skincare products on a daily basis and introduce a day and night time skincare regime that will elevate your natural complexion to a completely new level of attractiveness.

Broaden your horizons

How to be

A man’s worth is portrayed by the experiences he carries in his heart. A man’s gaze can be naïve and full of fear, or it can be wise, imbued with knowledge and adventure, forged by an endless pursuit of self-actualization. If you want to be the one whose presence is felt and known every time you step into a room, you need to experience some life-changing things in your life.

Go on a safari, travel the world, read every book you can find, master a foreign language, learn how to dance and to play an instrument – all of these experiences combined will make you a delightful person to be around, and the talk of the entire office.

Develop a personal style

You want to look professional and sharp around the office, but you also want to portray your ravishingly debonair personality to the world. This is not an easy task as you can easily slip into limbo, being neither cool nor uptight, bleak and undefined. Therefore, you need a personal style.

Now, depending on the type of office you work at, you want to decorate your formal attire with unique pieces that will make you look better than celebs on the red carpet, but will also highlight your professionalism and expertise. Use accessories such as pocket squares, beaded bracelets and stylish socks to your advantage to bring your outfit to a new level of cool.

Empower yourself

How to Be the Hottest Guy

There are some things in life you can’t make up for with stylish attire, wild experiences or skincare regimes as some facial features are purely genetic and unfortunately, people tend to live out their lives in the shadow of their external shortcomings. This doesn’t have to be you.

If you have a part of your body that makes you doubt your worth, that makes you avoid looking in the mirror even when you’re alone, then you need to empower yourself and take the necessary steps to banish the cause of your self-doubt for good. One of the best ways to deal with any external problem are cosmetic surgery procedures, so don’t hesitate to research that option in an attempt to ensure a lifetime of happiness.

A gentleman is always sexy

Finally, gentlemanly conduct can never go out of style. There is nothing more appealing to men or women than being in the presence of a true gentleman, a man who has a set of manners the kids would deem archaic, yet they make him a real man.

So, stand up straight, pull those shoulder blades back, sit up straight at your desk, grace everyone you meet with a ravishing smile and a firm handshake complemented with a warm gaze to melt any heart. Don’t forget to be humble but proud, assertive yet respectful, always mindful of your surroundings and you will become the alpha male of your office.

Being hot is not all about looks, rather it’s about having a certain set of personality traits complemented with a dazzling exterior that will allow you to become a true man, and a hot one at that. Be sure to follow these simple steps and you will become the hottest guy at your office.

Bio:

Peter

Peter is a men’s grooming writer at HighStyleLife and TheBeardMag magazine from UK. Beside writing he worked as a menswear fashion stylist for many fashion events around UK & Europe! Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s fashion and grooming tips.

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How to Surprise Your Girlfriend: 5 Date Night Ideas

5 Date Night Ideas

 5 Date Night Ideas

Surprising people you love has so many benefits, and it feels really good when you know that you’ve made someone happy – at least for one day. No matter if you’re in a long relationship or a novice at dating, planning a perfect date night with your beloved one is an absolute must. However, it can get a bit tricky sometimes, especially if you aren’t really sure what to do. If that’s the case, make sure to stay with us and keep on reading. Here are five amazing date night ideas your girlfriend will love, so check them out!

 

Take her to a sporting event

Yes, you’ve read it well! Some girls are really into sports, and if your girlfriend is one of them – she’s a keeper. Looking for a girl who shares the same passion for sports is often an impossible mission, but trust us – it’s totally worth it once you find her. No matter if she likes football, baseball, hockey, or basketball – just get two tickets for an upcoming sporting event and you’ll see that the smile on her face is priceless!

A romantic dinner is always a good idea

A romantic dinner is always a good idea

Even though it seems a bit predictable, there isn’t a better way to surprise your girlfriend than to prepare a romantic dinner for her. Cooking for your beloved one is always a great idea, and you can be sure that she’ll appreciate the effort and time you invested. Once your meal is all done, make sure to light some candles, too – a romantic candlelit dinner is what every girl in the world loves, no matter what she says!

 

You can’t go wrong with a movie night

If you really want to surprise your girlfriend tonight, but there’s not much time to cook her a dinner, a movie night is probably one of the best possible alternatives. It really doesn’t matter if you’re going to take her to your local theatre, or maybe stay at home watching a movie on Netflix – just make sure that you make a choice according to her wishes. Beauty and the Beast is one of the potential picks, as well as Wonder Woman, so have them in mind until you make a final decision.

A nice massage after a long day at work will do the trick

will do the trick

If you ask us, there’s nothing better than a nice foot massage after a long day. A back massage will also do the trick, so be sure to show your girl how much you love her – run your hands all over her body and show off your amazing skills. On the other hand, if you want to enjoy the benefits of a massage as well, you can always opt for couples massage. You can book an appointment with an experienced practitioner who can come to your home and bring everything they needs – a table, towels and oil. You definitely won’t make a mistake if you go for this.

 

Plan a mysterious getaway

This isn’t exactly a romantic date night, but it can quickly transform from a date night into a fabulous date weekend both of you will enjoy. This is definitely one of the best relationship tips you’ll hear. It doesn’t have to be an exotic destination you’ll spend loads of money on – instead, visit a nearby town and explore what it has to offer. A nice lakeside resort is everything you need for a fantastic weekend, and it really doesn’t have to be particularly luxurious. However, that doesn’t mean that it won’t be exciting!

 

As you can see, there are so many ways to surprise your girlfriend and take her to a romantic date she’ll absolutely adore. Just have in mind her interests and personal preferences, and you probably won’t make a mistake. After all, she’ll surely appreciate your effort, no matter what!

Bio:

Peter

Peter is a men’s grooming writer at HighStyleLife and TheBeardMag magazine from UK. Beside writing he worked as a menswear fashion stylist for many fashion events around UK & Europe! Follow Peter on Twitter for more men’s fashion and grooming tips.

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