September 2017

The Sartorialist Teams up with Kiehl’s for Father’s Day

PageDaily caught up with The Sartorialist, Scott Schuman, at Kiehl’s flagship store in New York City where he was celebrating the launch of The Sartorialist for Kiehl’s Limited Edition Dopp Kit for Men.

The kit makes a perfect Father’s Day gift and is available at Kiehl’s stores worldwide, where you can also see Scott’s photos of New York Dads. 

Scott got started taking pictures of the world’s best dressed people on the street by simply riding his bike around for 4-5 hours a day, 3-4 days a week.  He has photographed countless people in New York and other cities around the world.


“I wanted to create something for a man on the go,” Scott explained. The Dopp Kit is great for anything from a business trip to a weekend getaway, or for everyday use.

Chris Salgardo, President of Kiehl’s USA, was also there to celebrate the launch of this product and campaign.

The Dopp Kit contains Facial Fuel Energizing Face Wash, Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment, Facial Fuel No-Shine Lip Balm, Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream White Eagle, and the “Ultimate Man” Scrub Soap.

Buy Now, Dopp Kit for Men, $55.50
Buy Now, The Sartorialist by Scott Schuman, $15

Photo Credit: Scott Schuman, The Sartorialist

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Not sure what to get Dad for his special day? Forget the typical tie or wallet, and check out these unique Father’s Day gift picks. Whether he’s an athlete, a tech-junkie or a suit and tie kind of guy, giving one of these will surely put a smile on his face!

1.For the “Corporate” Dad: Paul Fredrick Genuine Transit Token Cufflinks
Dress up Dad’s everyday business shirt with a hip pair of cufflinks that are made with authentic transit tokens from his favorite city. These super cool cuff links are packaged in a custom box with a picture of the city’s transit map. City choices include New York City, San Francisco, LA, Boston and Chicago.
Buy Now, Available at Gifts.com, $79.50

2. For the “Well-Groomed” Dad: ARCONA Men Starter Kit
Is your dad interested in keeping his skin looking good, in the most natural way possible? ARCONA MEN is an all natural luxury skincare line created just for men.  These fresh-smelling products contain live, active ingredients which make them unique. Celebrities such as Adrien Brody and Steve Carell have been using them for years.  My husband was the tester and is now a big fan too. I like the sleek packaging and the products have clever “manly” names such as efficiency, productivity, consistency, proficiency and restore.  Kit includes a daily cleansing bar, moisturizer, exfoliating facial scrub, skin toner pads (perfect quick fix to relieve razor burn) and wrinkle-repair formula.
Buy Now, $95

3. For the “Athletic” Dad: Under Armour’s Men’s UA Charged Cotton™ T-Shirt
Whether Dad goes to the gym every morning, likes to go for a run, or plays a game of pick-up basketball every now and then, Under Armour has an array of apparel fit for him. Under Armour’s new line, Charged Cotton™ combines the company’s original wicking technology that allows for breathability with the softness and durability of cotton. In fact, this is the first performance cotton t-shirt that actually dries much faster than regular cotton. Worried about sweat stains or poor quality? Under Armour Charged Cotton™ will keep Dad cool and dry, allowing him to perform as usual, while still looking great. I love the variety of bright colors available.
Buy Now, $24.99

4. For the “Golfer” Dad: Hammacher Schlemmer’s 33-In-1 Golf Club
If your Dad likes to plan golf outings with his buddies or hit golf balls at the driving range, this new portable club will be the perfect gift.  The Hammacher Schlemmer 33-In-1 Golf Club appears to be like any other classic iron, but it has the ability to adjust to 33 different loft angles. The gear system inside the heel of the club allows golfer to choose from five putters, two drivers, three fairway woods, 14 irons or nine wedges. Dad will certainly be the envy of all his friends! This golf club on steroids retracts to 19 inches, comes in a convenient carrying case and fits in a suitcase so it’s ideal for travel.
Buy Now, $199.95

5. For the “Techie” Dad: BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet with 16GB Memory
For the early adopter Dad who loves the latest gadgets, be sure to get him a BlackBerry Playbook. This new tablet is smaller than the iPad (7’ screen), weighs less than a pound, and is less than 1/2 inch thick.  It offers unique capabilities such as a “multi-task” feature that allows you to run multiple programs at once (view videos in HD, browse web pages, check emails, run apps). Perfect for BlackBerry lovers, the Playbook has the ability to connect directly with a BlackBerry smartphone and can be used to view any email, BBM and other content on the phone. This portable gadget can even video chat, record and stream videos in HD.
Buy Now, $499

6. This is perfect for ANY Dad: Lacoste Men’s Textured Bath Robe
Sure, a towel works for when Dad is rushing in and out of the shower, but I am sure he would enjoy a plush, hotel-style robe to strut around in too! This luxurious robe is made of 100% textured cotton and is casual and comfortable. Designed in France, these come in four great colors and of course feature the iconic crocodile logo.
Buy Now, $95

Inocente Tequila Plata, $50

Classic-Martini-Glass-250 Inocente Tequila Plata 

  • Made from blue agave
  • Floral flavors with hints of raspberry and vanilla
  • Triple distillation for a cleaner taste
  • For those who like to drink it straight

Buy Inocente Tequila Plata, $50, at ColumbusWines.com

Buy Bormioli Rocco Party Margarita Stemware, set of 4, fill it with something frozen, $34.50, at Amazon.com

Bensimon Daddy & Me Shoes, $55

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Bensimon Daddy & Me Shoes

  • Soft, washed-canvas shoes
  • Available in a variety of colors (and sizes)
  • Seam detail
  • Rubber toe cap, sidewall, and sole
  • Perfect for the summer and wearing on the beach!

Buy Daddy & Me Shoes, $55, at Bensimon
Available in kid sizes, $42, at Tani Shoes
(131 W72nd St., NYC; 212-595-1338)

Anthony Logistics for Men: The Perfect Shave Kit, $50

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Anthony Logistics for Men: The Perfect Shave Kit

  • Includes Glycolic Facial Cleanser, Pre Shave Oil, Shave Cream, After Shave Balm, and a luxury dop kit
  • Products help eliminate irritation, razor burn, ingrown hairs
  • Skin-nourishing ingredients include: vitamins A, C, and E; exfoliating glycolic acid; calming aloe vera; and refreshing natural peppermint
  • Cleanse, tone, and moisturize to leave skin feeling healthy and protected

Buy Anthony Logistics for Men: The Perfect Shave Kit, $50, at Sephora

Junk Food Clothing T-Shirts, $25-$35

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Junk Food Clothing T-Shirts

  • Affordable vintage inspired tees
  • Designs include NBA, NFL, superheroes, retro, and rock ‘n’ roll
  • 50% cotton, 38% polyester, 12% rayon
  • Cool and comfortable—perfect for any guy

Buy Junk Food Clothing T-Shirts, $25–$35, at Junk Food Clothing

DKNY Men’s Large Leather Strap Watches, $135-$175

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DKNY Men’s Large Leather Strap Watches

  • Stainless-steel case
  • Round black dial with date display
  • Water-resistant leather strap
  • Glow-in-the-dark hands
  • Face dimension 54.5mm x 46.8mm

Buy Men’s Large Leather Strap Watches, $135–$175, at DKNY

Wireless TV Headphones, $49.95

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Wireless TV Headphones

  • Wireless headphones for TV viewing
  • Full-range stereo sound
  • Perfect reception up to 19′ away
  • Eliminates interference from other wireless devices
  • Connects easily to TV, CD/DVD player, or VCR
  • AC adapter and connector cable included
  • He gets to hear the game, so you don’t have to—genius!

Buy Wireless TV Headphones, $49.95, at Brookstone

e-Pad Portable Laptop Desk, $39.95

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e-Pad Portable Laptop Desk

  • Portable laptop workstation
  • Built-in handle
  • Pass through for chargers and pen holder
  • Microsuede cushion and woodgrain work surface keep laptop cool
  • Stylish
  • Great for working on the sofa, in bed, or on the go

Buy e-Pad Portable Laptop Desk, $39.95, at Brookstone

A Selection of Gifts for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is around the corner, and I am looking for some unique gift ideas.

What suggestions do you have?

Here are a variety of Ask Melissa’s Best Kept Secrets for Father’s Day gift selections.

There’s something here for every dad.

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