Blogs are like the windows to the internet’s soul – they bring you into someone else’s life and you might even learn a thing or two for yourself. For men, blogs can be a way to learn about how to eat correctly at the dinner table, see how to use body language to your advantage, or use your own man power to build stuff right in your garage. These outlets can range from being about lifestyle, fashion, gear, fitness, finance, grooming, and much more.
Take your pick and read on for 15 of the best men’s blogs on the web right now.
For the Gentleman
Real Men Real Style
Some boys actually go out looking like they got dressed with their eyes closed – those boys did not read Real Mean Real Style. The website dedicates itself to providing men with the tools they need to look and feel their best. Founder Antonio created not only blog posts, but courses, mobile apps, podcasts and even videos to help men find their real style. His goal is to help men become the better version of themselves through their fashion.
In case real-life hasn’t been enough, Primer Magazine is a guy’s guide to “growing up” like a true gentleman. With inspirational quotes good enough to Tweet and guides to renting a tuxedo, Primer Magazine has an incredibly blunt blog on how to go about your life. It’s the one place on the internet you can find the answers you need to questions you might not want to ask out loud.
Mentioned in many publications such as Playboy and Bustle, Effortless Gent is just as the name suggests – a way for men to be gentlemen, effortlessly. They not only offer a starter kit to help men get their fashion sense in order, but also have articles on style tips to achieve a ‘business attire’ look or how to properly mix and match clothing.
The goal for Masculine Style is easy: Founder Tanner Guzy just wants to help you dress better. He even has a way to categorize and help other men find their fashion style – Rugged, Refined, Rakish, or a combination of all three. Users are encouraged to take a quiz to help figure out which category best represents them. To Masculine Style, it’s not just a shirt you’re wearing, there’s a philosophy behind why you wore it and even any goals you have in mind about it. It’s got the whole package – and even the chance to schedule an appointment with Tanner to figure out your unique fashion style.
A Little Bit of Everything
The Robb Report
Consider The Robb Report the total guide to about everything luxurious in a man’s life. From cars to aviation, travel and even what food to eat. It is “regarded as the single most influential journal of living life to the fullest.” Whether you like reading your content in a magazine or on the online blog, the writers at the Robb Report have enough material for all your reading needs.
Self-titled as the “stuff guys want,” enjoy articles on The Cool Material such as how to cure that Sunday Hangover or the shorts you need for this summer. Guys can learn about what’s on trend this summer, what to do over the weekend, or new technology that could change what car you’re driving. Don’t worry, it’s all Cool Material-certified.
The Distilled Man
Ever needed a lesson in basic etiquette like how to eat at the dinner table or how to properly make small talk? The Distilled Man has tips and videos ready for anyone to learn how to be a better man. If you prefer hearing audio tips, there is a podcast featuring different men on several topics so your ears will never get bored. The weekly newsletter can also help you stay on track to becoming a distilled man.
Cool Hunting is more than just a cool website to read cool articles – it’s an award-winning publication that has the latest information on design, technology, style, travel, art and culture. Don’t let the name fool you, the only thing users are hunting for is brand new content that is both unique, timely, and offers a variety of topics so you’ll never be bored. While the website may be confusing for your eyes at first, get used to it and start reading on. From pink flamingoes to Kanye West, Cool Hunting is, you guessed it, pretty cool.
For all your technology and clothing needs, Gear Patrol has it all in one website to make searching for the next diving watch much easier. It not only provides a blog chock-full of articles, but also up-to-date information on what’s gear you need in your life every week. Have a need to online shop? Gear Patrol also has deals every week to give you the best of the best in your closet.
What started as a simple guy building projects in his garage with a camera has become a website featured in multiple outlets such as The Art of Manliness and NBC News. DIY Pete is a place for both the amateur and the expert builder ready to try on new projects from the comfort of your home. He not only provides articles and videos about how to do things but also has a list of tools and resources to make your life easier.
Think of Mantelligence as the Cosmopolitan for men. It’s got dating questions and articles about how to impress a girl and how to use your body language to make sure you get that second date. The website mainly features content about men’s dating lives, plus a few quirky articles such as how to play Never Have I Ever. Learn a bit about friendships and dating and you’ll find yourself gaining a bit of Mantelligence.
Fitness & Nutrition
Founder Mark Sisson aimed to create a website to write about personal health and wellness in a way no other outlet had done before. While Mark’s Daily Apple aims to both men and women, it is still interesting and important content for everyone to use. Learn to bake bacon and cheddar keto muffins, read about testimonials from the community, and see what foods actually help your brain work better. With its variety of content about staying fit and healthy, you’ll be scrolling through Mark’s Daily Apple enough to join and see a transformation yourself.
Imagine Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg made a blog – it’d be Thug Kitchen. Not only a visually appealing blog, but actually has great recipes anybody can follow to help on your fitness journey. Some of it is not all that healthy but still good enough to not feel guilty for eating it; try the “Come Together Tear Sh*t Apart” garlic pull apart bread, fit for any football game. Thug Kitchen also has a podcast if you prefer to hear your crass kitchen recipes on-the-go.
As featured in ABC, Forbes, and the Wall Street Journal, Money Crashers isn’t just a get rich quick kind of blog, it gives tips on what’s the latest in the banking industry, how to save money by growing your own garden, and is an AAA membership really worth it? Money Crashers helps individuals take care of their wallets in ways that is actually beneficial to you and, most importantly, doable. It’s easy to read and with a variety of unique ways to save money, you’ll be glad you ended up saving a dollar or two.
This blog is useful to anybody scrolling through it to learn tidbits of information you never knew you needed, like how to save money by sending text messages through emails for free. There is an emphasis on being environmentally friendly while saving money – an aspect most blogs do not have. It also includes honest testimonials of products like Xfinity Mobile, so you don’t have to. Leave the dirty work for 20 Something Finance and just read ahead.
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