Year in Review
Valet.'s Top 25 Stories of 2017
As we wrap up the year, we decided to comb through the Valet. archive to reflect on the stories you responded to the most. From essential exercises and mistakes to avoid to surprising hacks our editors stumbled upon, it was a hell of a year with lots to offer. Herewith, the top audience favorites worth revisiting.
Our editor in chief kept hearing about the benefits of fasting, so he did some research, reached out to experts and stopped eating for 16 hour stretches. The results surprised us all and have made converts out of at least three Valet. staffers.
Those old school financial myths that might be bringing you down? Forget about them.
The essential skills and attributes every man need to call himself a gentleman in the 21st century.
"Surprisingly, I do mostly back .." Why? "I want a wide frame ... It's all about the frame."
David Coggins is a well-suited, worldly raconteur and author of "Men and Style: Essays, Interviews and Considerations." We asked him if dressing well makes you a better man. Here's what he had to say.
There's never been a better time to score well-made clothes from independent makers that really care about sweating the details.
The old fashioned menswear laws that no longer apply. Break them and look like a well-dressed rebel.
10 of the coolest chukkas to wear with anything in your wardrobe.
It takes less than five minutes and you won't believe how good your body feels for the rest of the day.
We tested dozens of styles, washed them and wore them again, and these seven stood out from the pack.
Six proven steps to shed that unwanted pudge.
"Is it better to crawl out of bed and drag my ass to the gym, or sleep in and get some much-needed rest?"
Nearly everything about our modern lives today wreaks havoc on your posture. But a few small improvements will make a big difference.
Shopping for a sofa that's well-built, good looking and affordable? It's not easy but we're here to help.
Nearly two dozen of the best modern kicks to buy right now.
Eat your way to clearer, healthier skin with these six common foods.
Short on time? These deceivingly easy main-course recipes will have you eating dinner in just 15 minutes or less.
Bad news. Even being just a little overweight increases your risk of death.
Any savvy traveler knows that overpaying is an easy way to ruin a perfectly good trip. Here's what you should know in order to pocket some extra cash.
A modular shelving system can be built into any size space. It's versatile, affordable and full of possibilities.
The mission's iconic imagery and audio are certainly seared into our collective consciousness, but there are a handful of side stories from that legendary trip that are often overlooked.
A suit so freaking comfortable, you'll never want to take it off.
It's discreet, durable and powerful as hell. Which is why I'm benching my smartwatch to give it a try.
*Swipes card at the gates of hell.
[Satan] "Uh, it's a chip reader."
Another day, another high-profile man falls. I blame the alpha male bullshit we were taught as kids.