The Chop Approves of Fox River Gloves

It’s no secret that the Chop is a big fan of woolen garments. We’re practically one quarter sheep on our mother’s side. Jackets, overcoats, even chunky socks; we wear it all, all Winter long. Strangely though we’ve never been much on gloves. We’re they type whose prone to leave one glove behind when we go […]

Less is More: J&M Wallets and Billfolds

We got a bad feeling about this story in the Baltimore Sun on Tuesday. We don’t generally freak out much about crime, but having planned to walk over a large swath of North Baltimore that night, and seeing that the mayor was out doing photo ops for National Night Out… it all just made us […]

The Chop Approves of The Tie Bar

We’ve already discussed the basics of How to Wear a Tie Casually, but today we’re going to pick up where that post left off and put down a few words of praise for thetiebar.com. Founded by a pair of attorneys who became fed up with paying a fortune for ties, The Tie Bar set out […]

Carved’s Natural Wood iPhone Skins: The Chop Approves

As we mentioned last week, we finally ditched our crummy Blackberry and got our first iPhone. It was a no-brainer decision. We wanted the convenience of syncing the phone with iTunes and charging it on the two iPod speaker docks we already own. We also feel like Android hasn’t quite pulled even with iOS in […]

Pocket Knives: Your Most Functional Accessory

It’s time to talk about knives. It’s time to talk about knives because we’re in the market for a new one before we go back overseas. We never really thought we’d be the type to carry a knife around everywhere we go, but over the years we’ve come around to the opinion of Gentlemanly Means, […]