How to know a quality dress shoe when you see one

Walk into a men's shoe store, or the men's section at any establishment and you might be overwhelmed with the selection of shoes. How do you know which ones have a better quality, or will last longer? You certainly can't go off the price alone to make that determination. Here are just a few tips on finding that perfect and proper dress shoe.
July 18, 2014 by Brent Kraus

The Art of a Fine Men's Dress Shirt

We count down our list of what makes for one hell of a fine men's dress shirt!
July 17, 2014 by Brent Kraus

The Hemingway Mojito

"My mojito in the Bodeguita del Medio and my daiquiri in the Floridita." - Ernest Hemingway, a signed quote hung on the wall of La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, Cuba
June 05, 2014 by Brent Kraus

Bacon, Bow Ties and Raising Money For a Great Local Cause

This past Monday, May 19th, we held our first fundraising event at Datz in South Tampa.

We had 107 amazing bacon loving, bow tie wearing Tampa Bay peeps RSVP to the event.


Let's Get Drunk AND....

Today we are going to cover a little Adult Drinking 101, not an end all to be all, just simply a few things every guy should know. Namely, we should probably know what drinks change our breath for better and worse. Also, we should know what two drinks every women loves. It would also behoove us to know what types of adult beverages your folks will enjoy. And finally two slam dunk cocktails for a party. An old married couple once told me, "Brent, do you know what has gotten us through 45 years of marriage... Alcohol!" So bottoms up!
May 16, 2014 by Brent Kraus

Do Not be Afraid of Color, Embrace it

You consider yourself a stylish man, you have all the basics down. Belts to shoes, shoes to pants, socks to pants. Now let's give you a bit more knowledge. It's time to implement color into your game. But knowing how and when to add it is crucial, less you look like a damn clown. It's not easy to do, but if you start following these simple steps you will be well on your way.
May 09, 2014 by Brent Kraus

Quick Guide: Sock pairing 101

We understand wearing an exuberant amount of color and patterns in your socks is all the rage these days. But to get to that point you first must understand the basics.
May 09, 2014 by Brent Kraus

Quick Guide: If you're not going to wear a bow tie, at least know how to pick a good cigar!

We know you know this, but it bears repeating: These things'll kill ya. So don't shorten your lifespan by smoking crappy cigars. Get yourself a good one.
May 07, 2014 by Brent Kraus

Attire for Every Occasion: Bow Ties not Required

Men are faced with the daunting task of having to know when it is appropriate to wear what. Not to worry Ella Bing has you covered, ensuring to keep you dapper and handsome. 
May 07, 2014 by Brent Kraus