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The equivalent of the little black dress for women, every modern gentleman should own one good suit. It will make you look taller, slimmer, more powerful – just better. A good suit doesn't come cheap...

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Local football legend and LionsXII head coach Fandi Ahmad, 52, has teamed up with shaving brand Gillette to become a Singapore Movember ambassador. The movement encourages men to grow "Mos" (...

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Minutes tick away as I sit in a swank restaurant of a London design hotel waiting for an audience with the modern equivalent of royalty – the Hollywood celebrity. My interview with Gerard Butler was...

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If there was one brand that marked our school days, it was Bata. Its humble white canvas shoes dressed the feet of thousands of primary school kids who did just about every thing in them (including...

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Being a man today is like your average Facebook relationship status: it’s friggin’ complicated. Women are more emancipated than ever, and this social change has given men the freedom to explore all...

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Times have changed and so have the rules. Being a gentleman today does not mean laying your jacket over a puddle for women to walk over (unless you want to be labelled a nutter) or repressing your...

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More than 15 years after its first release, Hugo Boss' BOSS Bottled continues to remain one of the most enduring fragrances for men. August Man was privileged to get a preview of the new campaign...

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Where do F&B people go when they want to kick back on the weekend? To find out, we trailed Howard Lo, restaurateur behind Standing Sushi Bar, Tanuki Raw, Shinkansen and The Secret Mermaid, to...

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1. Uber Uber is shaking up the taxi industry all over the world, Singapore included. It's not difficult to see why. The app allows you to book a private car painlessly through its smartphone app...

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If you're a fan of Laphroaig whisky, the peaty beast from the Islay region of Scotland that some have described as tasting like "damp dog and tree bark", you just might want to try this particular...

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