Welcome to our revamp of Ansel and Opie. Same great blog, same great fashion, same great info… now geared towards men. We hope you are as excited as we are. Content will be a little thin for a bit but we recycled a few of our old posts. Just a disclaimer, our format changed while we were learning so forgive us if you see a few pixelated images. Lastly, we are very proud of all our past work and all the people we interviewed so, if you’re bored, be sure to hop over to our archives and check out some of our old posts. Enjoy!
It’s been a while since we posted anything. This is our second time shooting with a Male and also the second time we shot with this model, Michael Watts.
Iowa Brewing Company is the latest micro brewery to open in Cedar Rapids. Read how we snuck into the soft opening and then stop by and try some beer.
GentlemenCare is a premium men’s accessory label that invokes the nostalgia of the 1930’s with the goal to provide the highest quality premium men’s accessory items at an affordable price.
State and Liberty make men’s dress shirts crafted of athletic performance fabric, a dress shirt with the comfort and stretch of your favorite workout shirt.
I'm sitting outside (finally) drinking a petite saison that I kegged just under two weeks ago that has barely matured to the point of being decent and wondering what we should post for WFF. How about a saison. One of my favorite saisons came from Bent River Brewery...
RAYGUN is a printing, design & clothing company owned and operated by extremely attractive Midwesterners.
OOZZ is a contemporary menswear project from Istanbul, founded in 2015 by Ozgur Ozcelik. It has a distinctive approach to life and embraces the forward thinking modern aesthetic.
Crooked Stave is an artisan brewery in Denver that focuses on making sour beers from Brettanomyces and aging in oak tanks. Adding fruit late in the fermentation and hand blending makes these some of the best sours on the U.S. market.
Bell’s Oberon is a wheat ale fermented with Bell’s signature house ale yeast, mixing a spicy hop character with mildly fruity aromas.
Welcome to Kaf Grooming. a bold company with a singular mission: to deliver premium hair products that promote health, confidence, and personal style.
Templeton Rye, aka The Good Stuff, is a prohibition era recipe favored by Al Capone. Read our Templeton Rye review featuring Iowa’s most notorious whiskey.
Read our Q&A with male model Jacob Burton for a bit of industry perspective and read about a couple of his favorite and most inspiring photo shoots.
Read our Cody Road Bourbon review featuring a bourbon that is locally sourced and hand bottled in LeClaire Iowa. The crown jewel of the MRDC lineup.