Today menswear to me is a lifestyle that is “in the now” but grounded in the classics. This lifestyle stems from the traditional view that was put on men, but now is gender neutral and we find women partaking in the culture as well. I started this blog when I discovered that people who shared my same view of menswear were on the internet and back then I would acknowledge those people on my blog. Not only did they embody my idea of menswear, but their attitude about the whole situation drew me to their blogs and platforms…I called these awesome people Notables, the not so pretentious bloggers.
At first, volumes of Notables were issued whenever I felt necessary. Searching for more original content to post to the blog, I began updating Notables weekly. However, new Notables became more difficult to come by and I didn’t want to continuously acknowledge the same blogs. I decided to wait, finish out the year and cultivate a list of Notables that I had discovered over the time.
…so here is the list (in alphabetical order by first name), Including the veterans and newly discovered white peacocks. These men and women know the classics and how to strategically add a modern spin to appeal to me at least and they either have a strong social media presence, great job in the industry or both yet they still manage to interact (most times on a very personally level) with their following and always on a positive note.
- Alan – The No Coast
- Alex – Super Danger
- Alex – The Pantalones
- Andrew – Style Illustrated
- Anthony – Closet Freaks
- Beat Box Goes Thump
- Ben – Good Health
- Bobby – This Fellow
- Bryant – Bryant Eslava
Honorable Mention, for Bryan’ts drive to teach others his trade.
- Dillon – Thread & Salt
- Dominic – Domm (Dominic Butchello)
- Dustin – Closet Freaks
- Fillipo – Fillipo Cirulli
- Fillipo – The Three F
- Grant – Grant Legan
- Hayden – Hayden Williams Fashion Illustrations
- Ian – Badundunblog
- Jace – Plain T-shirt
- Jamison – Anchor Division
- Jeff – J.Hilla
- Jeff – The Midwest Style, Wear This to That
- Meredith – Canary Coal (The Nacho Blog)
- Nate – Basics of Man
- Peter – Peter Adrian
- Ping – I Am Sangsouvanh
- Sam – Beat & Pulse, Samuel Knight Silver
- Scott – scottem (Junior Wantanabe)
- Seth –The Midwest Style
- Stephen – Stephen Style
- Thomas – HeSpoke SheSpoke
- Willie – We The Urban, We The Tastemakers
You can always find this list at pretentiousdick.me/notable. Note that not everyone on this list may consider themselves “menswear” bloggers, but they may appear on this list because I just find their blogs pleasing…but what do I know, I’m just a Pretentious Dick.
Huge shout out to PD. Thanks for including me on your list man. Great company in which to be.
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