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Eau Yes! Your spring scents are here

Spring means time to swap fragrances from woodsy winter to sporty spring By Mikkel Hyldebrandt There is something about spring and the subsequent summer months that leave us more open to adventure and taking life in with even deeper breaths. That bolder, yet lighter approach should be reflected in what fragrance you wear. Here are some great options, whether you seek sportily freshness or sexier sultriness now that you are showing more skin. Why go light as the weather warms?…

A Change Will Do You Good – Spring Forward

Spring sets the stage for switching things up in each area of your life. By Mike Fleming No other season spells transition quite like spring. As gay Atlanta dusts off its winter survival mindset for patio parties and Sunday fun days, it’s time for a paradigm shift, and not a moment too soon. We’ll help change up your fragrance in the pages to come, but to make way for all aspects of Newly Budding Springtime You, let’s clear the cobwebs…

Relationship: Uncomplicated

Take the guesswork out of Valentine’s Day or any date night with our choices for what to wear and where to go based on how long you’ve been together By Mike Fleming   New Romantics Together: One Year or Less Every night with him is just like a dream, but you’re too busy dancing to seem too serious too fast. Theme Song: New Romantics by Taylor Swift Where to Eat For your first Valentine’s Day or your first “real” date,…

New Fall Fragrances Hit Just the Right Note

Cooler months mean heartier, more poignant fragrances to bolder colognes that tantalize with notes of wood, leather, spices and oriental florals. By Mikkel Hyldebrandt The change of seasons sparks a recalibration process for our sense of smell and taste. When temperatures drop, we don’t pick up quite the same subtleties and nuances as we do in summertime. That means it’s time to switch your scent. Cue bigger, bolder colognes that tantalize us all the way through winter. Exclusively Chanel Wonderfully…

Head to Toe: Must Haves

We look your layers up and down with 2016 essentials that keep your fall fashion on trend and on point. By Mike Fleming After a particularly long, particularly hot summer, it’s almost time for the sweet relief of layering season, guys. It can’t come too soon for gay fashionistos ready to triple our wardrobe options. Counting the days to cooler temps will go easier for you if you have some well-conceived daydreams and shopping to bide your time. Imagine yourself…

What to Wear: All About YOU

Clothier Alton Lane keeps eye on fall trends with customizable ways to make them truly your own. By Mike Fleming There are guys at every gay Atlanta gathering who just look more polished than everyone else in the room. It’s not luck. The sharpest dressed men are wearing custom looks, and there’s a new shop in town that wants to make you one of them. Imagine it. The quintessentially perfect fit. Exactly the detailing you want. Maybe even an added…

Back to the Barbershop

A revival of classic men’s services sparks the return of products that bring home the ritual of the perfect shave. By Mikkel Hyldebrandt The barbershop has experienced a rebirth in the recent years, fusing traditional grooming and modern lifestyle in one place. It’s where men go to experience a high level of personal care and pleasure without having to go in for the full spa experience. It’s also where we are reintroduced to the ritual of the perfect shave. You…

Your Summer Cut

Top off your style with hot hair trends, from fresh takes on classics to the latest looks By Mike Fleming Your crowning glory goes everywhere your gay agenda takes you. You need a versatile look that takes you from conference rooms to backrooms to locker rooms, all while showing off your personal summer style. The season offers new precision spins on Midtown’s gay Undercut, as well as expansions on the equally ubiquitous High-and-Tight. Whether you’re hair is curly, straight, thick…