Greg's Picks

Welcome to Greg's Picks, a one stop destination for the products that I think you need in your menswear, food, or lifestyle arsenal. Here you will find some items I find to be wardrobe staples. I'll be sure to throw in kitchen essentials, you can trust me, I know how to cook. Also, whenever I come across a must have gadget, or movie, or anything lifestyle centric I'll be sure to drop a line here. As this being a style guide, I figured I should get serious about guiding style and make it possible for you all to get the tools necessary to live more stylishly.


 
 
 rose aperol spritz summer drink ideas

Rosé-Aperol Spritz

The perfect cocktail recipe for this summer's day and pool parties is the Rosé-Aperol Spritz. A light refreshing drink that flows effortlessly amidst the stream of afrobeats.

INGREDIENTS
¾ cup passion fruit juice, chilled
¼ cup Aperol
¼ cup fresh lime juice
4 teaspoons sugar
1 750ml bottle sparkling rosé, chilled
Ruby red grapefruit wedges (for serving)

RECIPE PREPARATION
Whisk passion fruit juice, Aperol, lime juice, and sugar in a large pitcher until sugar is dissolved. Stir in rosé.

Serve spritz in large ice-filled wine glasses. Garnish with a grapefruit wedge.

Source: Bon Appetit

 

What to Watch Now: "Horse Power" A Documentary on HIp-Hop's Impact on Polo Ralph Lauren

In my teens, I developed my style through the influences of hip-hop culture. A big part of that culture was the brand Polo by Ralph Lauren. I remember in High School paying way too much for a Polo shirt because the colors perfectly matched my, I can not believe that I am about to say this, Ed Hardy sneakers. The photos of that outfit will never see the light of day. But Polo had that much of a pull on my style back then. I just watched this fascinating documentary "Horse Power" on Polo Ralph Lauren's interesting relationship with Hip-Hop. Check it out.

 

V 1969 Men Ankle boots Brown

The perfect boot for any classic suit is up for grabs now. Get yourself a pair.

 

StyleBrewery's CANVAS WEEKEND TRAVEL DUFFEL BAG

One of my favorites from StyleBrewery.com, this Canvas Weekend Travel Duffel Bag is available in a variety of colors and is a necessary item in your travel gear. I recommend going with the blue, it matches the brown leather handsomely and stands out in the mix of typical duffel bags at the airport.