Trimly Shoe Trees and Shoe Care Products: Unboxing and Review

I’d been wanting some decent shoe trees for a long, long time. The problem was – being in Australia – the options were either overseas and expensive to import, or just plain expensive. So I went without decent wooden shoe trees for a long time. Until I found out about Trimly, who sell shoe trees at $34 a pop or in packages for a small discount. Continue reading Trimly Shoe Trees and Shoe Care Products: Unboxing and Review

The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece (Review)

There is a big wave of nostalgia for retro style digital watches at the moment. The Casio lineup has been faring very well in this wave with two of its retro models the F91-W and A158 reappearing on wrists everywhere thanks to their nostalgic charm and sub-$40 price tag. If you are willing to bump that up to between $65 and $80, you can go one level up and get a feature-packed watch that looks great and has all the bells and whistles: the Casio A500 range. Continue reading The Casio A500: A Time-Travelling Timepiece (Review)

Luch One Hand Review: Sub-$100 Minimalist Mechanical Watch

As soon as I saw this watch, I fell in love with it. The one hand concept spoke the right language of laid back attitude. I bought one direct from Belarus a few months back for ~$80AUD, and it as seen more wrist time than almost any of the others in my collection. Today I share about my experience with this timepiece. Continue reading Luch One Hand Review: Sub-$100 Minimalist Mechanical Watch

Sam Approves: Product Review of the Chester Barkly ‘Sweat Free Tee’

Sweat. It is something we do not like to talk about, unless the conversation involves the gym. However, for many men sweat is a daily occurrence and a daily problem. Excess sweating can seriously hamper your choice of wardrobe and make you feel quite self conscious, this is an especially regular occurrence during the scorching Australian summer. I was one of the affected for some time. I then found out about the product offering of sweat proof undershirts, and discovered Melbourne company Chester Barkly. Continue reading Sam Approves: Product Review of the Chester Barkly ‘Sweat Free Tee’