HOW TO KEEP YOUR COOL

We’ve partnered with ModXMan.com to bring you the latest about the stylish Texas man on the go…and this winter things are as crisp and cool as ever.

THE CASE FOR KHAKIS

Khakis may be associated with basic Casual Friday attire, but they haven’t yet run their course—look to style icons like Paul Newman for inspiration to step up the workhorse garment into effortlessly classic looks for your winter wardrobe. If 1960s menswear icons can make them look so good, why can’t you?

5-STAR GETAWAY

Lake Austin Spa Resort is the destination of the rich, famous and those who want to heal their minds and souls with world-class spa treatments. Now you can get there by the resort’s new speedboat service. How cool is that? (Photography courtesy of Lake Austin Spa Resort)

SPEAKING OF BESPOKE

“If I did not design my own men’s collection, I would have virtually my entire wardrobe made on Savile Row, says Austin native and designer Tom Ford who created the foreward for the new tome, BESPOKE (Thames & Hudson, $40). And, we couldn’t agree more to a having a handmade anything, especially this definitive story of the tailors, customers, and clothes of Savile Row.

GOOD FORTUNE INDEED

You likely recognize John Paul DeJoria from his brands that are as unique as his persona. But do you know what makes the billionaire entrepreneur and philanthropist really tick from all he has accomplished? Check out the recent documentary film about him, Good Fortune at Amazon.

LIKE, THAT’S SO 80s

Nostalgia for the 80s is back in a big way. To get in the mood, we suggest adding these Top 10 favorites to your iTunes playlist.

Perfect Way by Scritti Politti (‘85)

Look of Love by ABC (’82)

What I Like About You by The Romantics (‘80)

One Thing Leads to Another by The Fixx (‘83)

You Spin Me ‘Round by Dead or Alive (’84)

Shout To The Top by Style Council (‘84)

Bust a Move by Young M.C. (‘89)

Nasty by Janet Jackson (‘86)

Love Shack by The B-52’s (‘89)

I Want to Know What Love Is by Foreigner (‘84)