The Man Bag: It’s as Handy as it is Becoming

May 2, 2009 by  
Filed under Boys on the Side


Who can forget the classic Friends episode where Joey discovers both the stylish allure and unmatched functionality of the Man Bag.  Over a decade later, American men continue to struggle with their masculinity and more often than not clump the Man Bag in the same category as messenger bags, satchels and rucksacks.  There’s a big difference, and the classic messenger bag is the perfect example.



David Beckham highlights how the brown leather messenger bag is both versatile and classy enough for the businessman on the move (ponytail optional).  I have no idea why Beckham’s bag is completely empty in this picture, but it’s roomy enough to fit his balls (soccer). Consider the J Crew Artisan Leather Messenger Bag – $225 at – Although a bit on the expensive side, it’s a worthy investment, it will never go out of style, and it provides the perfect glove for your beloved Macbook.




Hugh Jackman takes the opposite tack: a more refined black leather messenger bag plays perfectly against his more casual attire.  Try the Tumbled Leather Messenger Bag – $198 at






John Mayer underscores the biggest fashion trap that continues to befuddle men young and old: You don’t have to match everything!  It’s a wonderful canvas messenger bag that no doubt contains racy and lurid pictures of former flame Jennifer Aniston.  Unfortunately, it’s hard to let your imagination run wild because John was compelled to wear matching suede shoes and watch band.  Sunwashed Canvas messenger Bag – $55 at

Tribute to Joey: Patron Saint of the Man Bag.  Click Here to watch the hilarious Man Bag Clip.


John Mayer Ditches Aniston – Again!

March 12, 2009 by  
Filed under Found & Loved

mantabber1Reports are confirming that John Mayer and Jennifer Aniston have called it quits shortly after she returned from a European promotional tour. Go figure. A rich, young and good-looking musician doesn’t do long distance romances.

John Mayer Half Of My Heart

March 10, 2009 by  
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John Mayer gives us a glimpse of the creative process.

The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon: Justin Timberlake

March 3, 2009 by  
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Justin Timberlake on the premiere of The Late Show With Jimmy Fallon.

Celebrity Copycat: Jennifer Aniston

March 2, 2009 by  
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A bit pricier than my usual Copycat post but I really liked Jennifer Aniston’s look and I think it’s a style that will be around for a while (especially in the color gray).  I don’t usually make a habit of buying dresses at this price online, but a J.Crew maxi dress ( or a long A Lined Hem as they describe it) is a hard one to pass up!

Polished Beads Necklace – $6.80 at

Solid Chiffon Whitney Long Dress – $325 at

Marble Centered Foliage Cuff – $10.80 at

Asos Cross Front Punched Shoe – $48.70 at

Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer at Oprah Oscar Special

February 25, 2009 by  
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Jennifer Aniston and John Mayer at the 2009 Oscars.

John Mayer’s Jennifer Aniston Sleepover Confession!

February 9, 2009 by  
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John Mayer’s Jenifer Aniston Sleepover Confession.

John Mayer With Elmo

January 30, 2009 by  
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I don’t know who’s cuter, Elmo or John? Who cares I’ll take them both!
“Of all the highlights in my career, I don’t know of one more sentimental than getting to walk through Sesame Street,” Mayer, 31, writes on his blog. “Yes, there seems to be somebody always standing right below Elmo and his friends, mouthing along to everything they’re saying, but somehow I’m too filled with wonder to ever look at them. When you make contact with those big beautiful eyes, you’re done. Five years old again. Life is good.”

The segment will air April 1 on PBS.

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