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The Procrastinator’s Guide: Holiday Gifts for Your Man

by Acute Editors

We hope that you have started to make a holiday list. Some consumers completed their holiday shopping on Cyber Monday. However, if you aren’t as ahead of the game, let A*cute help you. Over the next few days, we are going to suggest a ton of holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list! Below are a few ideas for that special guy in your life. We are also interested in your thoughts and your ideas, so feel free to leave us comments!

The Gamer

Discovery Bay Games “Atari Arcade Duo Powered iPad Joystick Game, $60

Nintendo Wii U, sold at various locations nationwide. **Hot Pick*** According to news reports, this item is selling out quickly!

Sophisticated Drinker

Johnnie Walker Blue Label – available at various locations nationwide

Whiskey Rocks, $19.95

GQ Gentleman

Cole Haan “Air Yacht Club” Lace-Up Boot, $119

Cole Haan ‘Cooper Square’ Longwing Oxford, $298

Converse “Jack Purcel” Sneaker, $54.95

Gray Nep Vee Cardigan, $84

Button Roller Lambswool Sweater

The Fun Gift

Shot Roulette, $30

The Splurge Gift

Beats by Dr. Dre Studio High-Definition Headphones, $299.95

New York Runway: Soho Edition

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Victoria s Secret victoria secret coat
$188 – victoriassecret.com

All Saints summer boots
$295 – allsaints.com

Rag & bone heel boots
$495 – shoplesnouvelles.com

Wood jewelry
£55 – hannahzakari.co.uk

Where’s Winter?

by Jackie | Photos by AlmeniaJPhotography

This winter has an identity crisis. With bleak 30-degree mornings turning into sunny 60-degree afternoons, it can be difficult to figure out whether to bundle up or dress light. I have been wearing layered outfits so that I can be comfortable in any temperature.

Here are my bipolar winter essentials:

The Floppy Hat.

It not only keeps my head warm and protects my hair from cold winds, but it also shades my eyes from the sun. Hats are also an inexpensive and fun way to update outfits and disguise evil bad hair days.

The Faux Fur Vest.

Worn under a coat, it’s insulation against cold temps. Worn alone, it’s a hot statement piece. It has become part of my indoor/outdoor uniform.

The Over-The-Knee Boot.

Tall boots are the ultimate way to pump up the volume on any outfit and they’ve allowed me to wear dresses without fear that my legs would be cold. I especially like these Chinese Laundry over-the-knee boots because of their wedged heel. I love high heels, but wedges are way more comfortable for my day-to-day lifestyle.

Neutral Territory

by Jackie | Photos by Jennifer Tyre

This fall, I’ve been completely obsessed with neutrals. I’ve even gone so far as to paint the yellow walls in my room gray. Shades of brown, black, gray, and white give me a sense of calm in an otherwise hectic life.

Brown and beige have taken over my fall wardrobe choices.

This mini sweater dress is the perfect weekend style solution. Opaque tights are vital for chilly fall temps.

What I Wore

  • Camel wool trench coat: New York & Co.
  • Belted sweater dress and tights: gift from mom
  • Boots: Steve Madden
  • LV Speedy

I love my new walls! (Silver Sateen, Behr)

 

Guest Post: Modasuite Presents…Men of New York

by Scott Pegram

Fellas, looking for that new motif to add to this fall’s arsenal? Take a peek at The Men of New York line by Modasuite. City-style with a twist, these gents show you what Autumn is all about. From custom suits and blazers to cardigans and detailed patchwork, Modasuite brings this city to life and solidifies itself as “Your Partner in Style.”

Model: Grungy Gentleman

Model: Julien Decanali

Model: Scott Pegram

Model: Sean Hotchkiss

Model: Neal Gibeau

Clothing by Modasuite

Photos by Justin Bridges, Tucked LLC, @Tuckedstyle.