I was going to make a New Year's resolution, but I couldn't be bothered
New year, new you. The old cliche trying to convince us that we need to change and live better, healthier lifestyles. Most of us will try making a New Year's resolution. Some make them annually, riveted by the challenge involved in keeping them for a whole year, whilst others only rarely attempt it. But honestly, why do we bother?
A Tactical Transgression
I was in the third grade and it was history class on a Tuesday afternoon. My text book was shut and my mind was not on the ancient Egyptians. Instead, I was about to fire a catapult across the room, ready to slay foes with a moment's notice. Sammy had taught me how.
Venturing outside in beautiful wintery attire, only to smother it in acres of ill-fitting polyblend in the vain hope of warding off the chilly winds is perhaps even more disheartening than the season's weather itself. So how to banish those winter-coat blues? One word: fur.
From my interviews, it was made clear that men's main clothing concerns were against what one might hastily assume. The emphasis was placed on privileging stylish longevity over fleeting trends, and favouring high quality wardrobe staples that could be worn almost on a daily basis. However, do not be fooled into picturing practicality over aesthetics, as for men, top-quality clothing has both in equal measure.