You take care of everyone else, so why not indulge yourself this time? Our erudite global traveler, Jake Gaines, of the men’s digital platform, ModXMan.com, has been on the lookout for the new and different in this cool, curated compilation.
GAMES PEOPLE PLAY
With this handcrafted solid oak dartboard cabinet, what gent wouldn’t want a regulation size dartboard and a dozen darts to create his own pub-like vibe? The rustic barn style doors look great closed when the game’s over. Plus, you can personalize it for the stylish finishing touch. $329. At WineEnthusiast.com.
FIT FOR A KING
The new K Dolce & Gabbana Eau de Parfum for men is a super-charged version of this robust scent hit. Inspired by the earthy, rugged landscape of Tuscany, it evokes the intense and magnetic sides of you. You know, as the king of everyday life. $90. At Macy’s.com.
IN REVERSE ORDER, PLEASE
This Tom Ford reversible black/brown belt with Ford’s signature T buckle will take you from city to country and boardroom to a late supper in understated style. $599. At NeimanMarcus.com
CLEARLY, IT’S COOL ENOUGH
Some gents have a personal ritual of enjoying a few pours of whisky while engaged in a can’t-tear-yourself-away from book, album, or film. Then, this decanter and glass set is for you, fellow. $330. At NorlanGlass.com.
MAKE MINE CUSTOM
For the weekend warrior, own the tennis court with a new Custom V3 TOC 1 racquet. Trust us, you’ll be serving up a better game before you know it. Price upon request. At AngellTennis.com.
HELP NATURE DO ITS THING
This new retinol alternative serum, Bakuchiol, helps your skin erase what happened the night before. It smooths and refines wrinkles with the power of natural botanicals to hydrate and improve your skin’s overall appearance. $53.95. At L’Bri.com.
HOW TO UPCYCLE
There are so many engaging vintage books, record albums, and magazines just begging to be seen again. Check the web, old record and book stores, or thrift venues to pick up some cool relics to “hip up” your environment. Prices vary.
SPRING TO YOUR OWN DEFENSE
Novel shoes to perk up a tuxedo? We’re in. Try these Defense slip-ons, with a D on one foot and a fence on the other, in navy, as a real conversation starter. Start from the ground up now. $499. At MatthiasKaupermann.com
GREENLIGHT THE WAY
By Matthew McConaughey
From his early days in Hollywood and rise to fame, the OscarÒwinning Texas native actor opens up about how his travels and life experiences instilled in him the importance of competent core values and the power of new experiences. Written with the actor’s notable candor, humor, and humility, it’s a must-read. $30. At Greenlights.com.
MIND YOUR MANTL
Finally, a premium personal care brand for bald and balding men. The product line is a portfolio of grooming products offering everything the follically challenged man needs to nourish and take care of both his face and scalp. MANTL was co-founded by Karamo Brown, Cultural Expert on Netflix’s Queer Eye and men’s health advocate, along with his partners. Try the Face + Scalp Cleanser, Age Defense Moisturizer, Invisible Daily SPF 30, and No-Shine Sheets. From $9.99. At Mantl.co.
OK, SUIT YOURSELF
The indispensable valet stand is the perfect addition to any closet. With room for all the necessities, including a debonair way to air out a suit, this will be a daily reminder of how to be
your own inner Cary Grant. At $375. ScullyAndScully.com.