Author Archives: The Other Jay

Hamilton Pioneer Automatic Watch

Hamiltons are solid watches backed up by a solid heritage, so that’s the first place we checked when we started looking for a military field watch. But every time we thumbed through the Hamilton catalog our eyes kept going back … Continue reading

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APC Sailor’s Duffle Bag

Price: $195 Link: APC

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Style Essential: John Varvatos Schooner Laceless Boat Shoe

With spring right around the corner it’s time to get our legs back in sea shape.  We have been rolling up our khakis during lunch hours to get rid of that sickly pale blue hue our legs are so fond … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: SIDD Vin-O Wine Rack

Even if you’re not much of a drinker (in which case we have little in common with each other), it’s likely that you will occasionally have guests in your home who are wont to imbibe. For entertaining friends and for … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Thom Felicia Copake Eagle Console Table

Now that most of the free world’s Straight Guy man caves have been transformed into gleaming palaces of civility by the discerning Queer Eye of Thom Filicia, there is finally a retail solution for injecting this anti-frattastic aesthetic into even … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Delvaux Newspaper Bag 1829

Belgian luxury house Delvaux has some of our favorite leather work bags.  The aptly-named Newspaper has a cutouts in the straps so you can keep your Financial Times (or The Onion, in our case) escapism handy along the otherwise soul-sucking … Continue reading

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Man Cave Essential: Stanley Classic Vacuum Bottle

For the office, the job site, or the campground, Stanley’s vacuum bottle has been keeping the hotness in your hot stuff since 1913.  The bottle holds 16oz — a Grande to go, for those of us who refuse to drink … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Gitman Vintage Oxford

From dressing up jeans and shorts to dressing down a suit, the mighty oxford is the man’s casual version of the little black dress.  Heavier cotton oxford cloth is perfect as temperatures start to cool and texture becomes a more … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Happy Socks

We have been airing out our ankles all summer, but now it is time to pack them away for the winter until they can emerge again, pale and groggy, into the warm spring air.  But this hibernation doesn’t have to … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Tod’s Gommini Driving Mocs

Combine with your favorite driving gloves, a pair of aviators, a classic sports car, and the open road.  Driving mocs are designed with comfort in mind for long stretches of asphalt.  The semi-rigid suede upper moves with your feet to … Continue reading

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