Built For Man

  • PROTECT YOUR EYES, BUT DO IT WITH STYLE

    Monday Aug 27 2012

        August may be drawing to a close and summer with it, but there are still sunny days ahead. We know how important sunblock is for protect against UV...

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  • PROTECT YOUR EYES, BUT DO IT STYLISHLY

    Monday Aug 27 2012

          August may be drawing to a close and summer with it, but there are still sunny days ahead. We know how important sunblock is for protect against...

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  • Built for Man Likes: Versace

    Saturday Jul 28 2012

    As we showcase the Built for Man lifestyle, we are going to begin featuring global brands and companies that stand out in men’s fashion and culture. We will let you...

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  • An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City: Part Four

    Wednesday Jul 25 2012

    An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City In our last piece we explored some major dating faux pas' and heard from Jarrett who told us about his nightmare first date...

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  • Built For Man Likes: Grimes

    Tuesday Jul 24 2012

    Every boy needs a girl, every girl needs a girl, every boy needs a boy, and everyone needs Grimes. Built for Man has fallen under the spell of Grimes. Is...

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  • Capitol Hill Block Party: Rolling Down the Mississippi With Grimes

    Sunday Jul 22 2012

    Photo: Jim Bennett A crowd of partiers surged along Pike street. They numbered in the thousands, some with cigarettes, some with canteens, most with sunglasses. A crowd of youths instigated...

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  • CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY: DAY ONE

    Friday Jul 20 2012

    CAPITOL HILL BLOCK PARTY: DAY ONE As thunder and rain gave way to patches of sun, Seattle's most subversive arts festival unfurled. The Capitol Hill Block Party kicked off with...

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  • An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City: Part Three

    Sunday Jul 15 2012

    An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City: Part Three Those games so many people play at the beginning may not always end tragically. Plenty of people make it past the...

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  • An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City: Part Two

    Sunday Jul 08 2012

    An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City: Part Two As we continue examining the Seattle Freeze, we’ve reached out to a few people who have come face to face with...

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  • The Seattle Freeze

    Monday Jul 02 2012

    An Examination of Dating in the Emerald City The Seattle Freeze aka Seattitude, The Seattle Wall, Fort Seattle... If you’ve ever called the Emerald City home, you’ve heard the phrase....

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  • I Love Chocolate!

    Friday Jun 22 2012

    The Consummate Man A Delicious Mantra By: Miss Mann Repeat after me, “I…LOVE…CHOCOLATE”. There is little use denying your longing for the kiss of this alluring and dark treat. The...

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  • Built For Man Of The Month: Alan Cashman

    Saturday Jun 09 2012

    If your current workout routine has become decidedly lack-luster, Alan Cashman may have just the fix for you. Imagine sculpting your abs while hanging upside-down from the ceiling in a...

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  • Renaissance Man: Joseph H Pilates · 1883-1967

    Saturday May 19 2012

    Fashion and art revolve around one another. We tend to think that fashion always has to be clothing, and art has to be something that manifests itself in a material...

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  • Back To Basics... Fashion!

    Saturday May 12 2012

    Today we want to get back to what brought us here in the first place, FASHION. Built For Man is all about creating beautiful garments that raise the bar. When...

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  • A Meal Fit For An Alpha

    Sunday Apr 15 2012

    The Consummate Man By Miss Mann A Meal Fit for an Alpha With the focus turning to wolves this season, it’s only appropriate to compile a meal fit for an...

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  • The Loom Project

    Wednesday Apr 04 2012

    I started Built For Man with a simple thought: if I was going to create a product, I wanted to help someone while doing it. From this idea, The Loom...

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  • A Glimpse At The Built For Man 2012-13 Fall/Winter Preview cont’d

    Thursday Mar 01 2012

    Twenty-four hours have now passed since Built For Man premiered their 2012-13 Fall/Winter Collection to a room packed full of chic Seattleites. The response has been overwhelmingly supportive. The venue:...

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  • A Glimpse Into The Built For Man 2012-13 Fall/Winter Collection Preview

    Friday Feb 17 2012

    I’m posted up in the Built For Man studio, with little more than 24 hours remaining until the first model steps onto the runway for the 2012-13 Fall/Winter preview. Models...

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  • The Consumate Man

    Sunday Feb 12 2012

    You Know Me, You Know Me Well By: Miss Mann For most of us, a reverie of our past reveals successes as well as less-than-stellar moments. The common element in...

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  • Built For Man of the Month: David Blackham

    Monday Jan 09 2012

    David Blackham knows style. As the President owner, and founder of David Lawrence, he’s been perfecting the wardrobes of Bellevue and Seattle city-dwellers for nearly 20 years. We hate to...

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  • An open letter from BUILT FOR MAN

    Friday Jan 06 2012

    An open letter from BUILT FOR MAN We want to thank all of our supporters for such a great run in 2011. We are growing more as a brand with...

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  • The Tuxedo Shirt for 2012

    Saturday Dec 24 2011

    Whether you are you are heading out to a party or cocktail bar; hosting an event; or staying in, the New Year is calling you to wear the ultra stylish Tuxedo Shirt. Easily paired...

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  • Holiday Spirits

    Friday Dec 23 2011

    Joy to the world! Christmas is here, and this time of year is all about indulging. The gifts, the food, the parties, and who could forget the holiday spirits (you...

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  • Dear Santa...

    Tuesday Dec 20 2011

    Dear Santa, I have been extremely good. As a boy, I remember walking the line all year long in order to maximize my Christmas take. No spitting, hitting or talking...

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  • Smooth Operator: Men & Waxing

    Friday Dec 02 2011

    We all know that a little sprucing here and maybe even down there is an important part of achieving an overall tailored look. If you’ve recently found yourself considering a...

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  • Movember Movement

    Monday Nov 14 2011

    We are now into the third week of November, and unless you haven’t left the house in the past two weeks, you’ve probably noticed an abnormal number of men sporting...

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  • Back in Black

    Thursday Nov 10 2011

    It is common knowledge that black is a key factor in creating a well-rounded wardrobe. Staples such as black slacks or a black suit are an easy way to say...

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  • A Coat Fit for the Season

    Thursday Nov 10 2011

    The creation of style has many steps but the most vital may be the acquiring of essential pieces for each season and Built for Man's coats will be on every man’s Christmas list this year. Peruvian made from...

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  • Built for Man of the Month: Brad Evans

    Wednesday Nov 02 2011

    We’ve cheered from the stands for Brad Evans since Seattle Sounders FC’s inaugural season in 2009. Over the past three years, Brad and his team have successfully turned the conventionally...

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  • In the Name of Charity: Bellevue Club Fashion Show 2011

    Monday Oct 10 2011

    Last week, I had the privilege of attending my first event for Built for Man (BFM) as their newest Web Editor in Chief. The entire BFM tribe of stylists, PR people, and interns descended upon the...

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  • Built for Man of the Month: Olivier Wevers

    Wednesday Oct 05 2011

    At Built For Man, we strive to represent smart and sophisticated style with a conscience. Each month, the BFM Blog will feature a man that epitomizes and embodies these traits;...

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  • Tunics!

    Friday Sep 02 2011

    Built For Man’s designer, Francisco Hernandez, thought up the idea of tunic tees and tunic sweats while contemplating new ways of keeping the lower halves of men’s bodies warm. He...

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  • The Hand That Builds The Product

    Wednesday Aug 31 2011

    Most of the time, when we go to purchase clothing, we are more concerned with how the garment fits our body rather than “Who made this shirt and how does...

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  • Clothes Make The Man

    Friday Aug 26 2011

    Mark Twain wrote “Clothes make the man. Naked people have little or no influence on society.” While clothes may make the man (especially BFM clothes!), they do not make a well-rounded,...

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  • Why Is There A 'Built For Man'?

    Friday Aug 26 2011

    Built For Man founder Francisco Hernandez is a world traveler, and during his time in rural Peru he was touched by the kindness and gentleness of the people there, especially...

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  • Built For Man: Mission and Values

    Thursday Aug 25 2011

    Built For Man was created on the concept that clothing should be stylish, sensual, and functional while practicing a commitment to social responsibility. These guiding principals have led us to...

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