Category Archives: Canvas

Five Items You’ll Use Everyday That are Worth Paying For

By Justin Brown Every Friday, I’m compiling a list of five things that meet one criterion. “What is that criterion,” you ask? Well, it’s going to change every week and you’re just going to have to try and keep up.

Get High: Intro to Climbing

Want a rocking good time? Gear up and learn the basics of rock climbing for fitness and for fun. By Jay Cordes Coming from New Jersey, the state that most people consider the industrialized armpit of America, I wasn’t afforded

Live Action Getup: The Spring Weekend Adventurer

When it’s time for a break, being stylish and comfortable shouldn’t be hard work – you work hard enough as it is. Keep things simple with classic, easy layers for those crisper days and nights. Here, we show you a

Year in Review: 60 Can’t-miss Primer Features from 2016

Our picks and your favorites of the last 52 weeks. Live Action Getup: Casual, Rugged Layers Primer reader Pyung steps out in a refined yet rugged look by layering a conservative oxford shirt with his more casual workwear like this

Classic Beachwear on a Budget: Dress for Your Next Weekend Getaway for Less Than $250

Because you should be spending your vacation money on the experiences that really count. Sartorial mavericks like Sean Connery and Steve McQueen redefined seaside style in the 1960s, a time when traditional tailoring experts like Hardy Amies were still warning

(00)7 Secrets of James Bond’s Timeless Style

Investigating 55 years of the world’s most iconic man. When he sat down to pen his first novel in the early 1950s, Ian Fleming could have hardly have known the lasting impact his creation would have on the world. Yet,

Gum Sole Sneakers: Our 12 Handsome Picks & How to Wear Them

A spring and summer style essential. New Balance 791 for J.Crew, $75 Some of the things you’d used to wear only to softball practice are now very much a deliberate part of the smart-casual trend, and chief among them are sneakers. But not

Canvas Espadrilles: The Essential Summer Shoe You’re Not Wearing

The classic seaside shoe to refresh your summer style. Maybe they’re plastered with beer logos like they belong in a NASCAR race or maybe it’s proudly bedecked with the stars and stripes. The sole may even have a built-in bottle

Sun of a Beach! A Man’s Guide to Beachwear

What to pack and wear when heading out for some sun, sand, and sea. Summer is here, and hopefully you’ll find yourself lounging along one of the coasts at some point in the next few months, so it’s a good idea to

11 Not-so-obvious Men’s Style Essentials

Blue shirt? Check. Dark denim? Check. Smart shoes? Check. But where do you go after the basics? This post was made possible by Cladwell. If you need help creating your wardrobe essentials, go to Take a quick survey and receive