The 5th Annual Gifts to Get Yourself Guide

The 5th Annual Gifts to Get Yourself Guide

My "Gifts to get yourself" guide has been a holiday season tradition since I launched The Essential Man.  I've always found traditional gift guide posts useless. Not because of bad recommendations, but because I always just end up getting something for myself. My...

How to Pick the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

How to Pick the Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Today's question comes from Tyrone, he asks. "Peter, I just scratched my favorite pair of sunglasses and realized I don't know how to pick a replacement. What color frames, and lenses should I pick, what should I avoid? Does my face shape matter? First, my condolences...

The 6 Best Summer Shoes For Men

The 6 Best Summer Shoes For Men

Sam asks: "What kind of shoe options do you recommend for the hot as hell summer in Texas?" Summer can be brutal on your feet. The humidity, paired with hot concrete, can leave your feet a swampy, smelly mess just asking for blisters. But as long as you properly...

My 3 WFH Wardrobe Essentials

My 3 WFH Wardrobe Essentials

On a recent Instagram live Q&A, I shared some of my working from home wardrobe essentials.  In case you missed it, I’m sharing them here, along with a few alternatives! Heads up! I got a lot of DMs since that live Q&A asking for my picks for shirts and...