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Joe Niehaus Senior Contributor, Campaign Manager

Joe is world traveler and brand fanatic. He’s been writing about physical goods and the founders behind them for over four years. He specializes in men’s fashion, footwear, skincare, EDC, and luggage and beyond his work for The Adult Man, he’s contributed to The Quality Edit, Business Insider, Men’s Health, Travel + Leisure, and more. He’s been around the block, taking his goods across the world to countries like China, Spain, Italy, Thailand, Dubai, France, and Mexico.


Austin, TX


Style, Skincare, EDC, Fitness, Shoes


Bachelor of Arts – Major: Economics

Alumni Of:

University of Cincinnati

All of Joe's 18 Articles for The Adult Man
Beard Oil vs Beard Balm Man With Red Beard Looking Sideways

Beard Oil vs Beard Balm: Which One Is Better For You?

Trying to figure out whether beard oil or beard balm is right for you? I explore both, share my favorites and explain which product suits different beard types.

Best Flannel Shirts Featured

Who Makes the Best Flannel Shirts? My Picks for 2024

Flannels are a wardrobe staple and many brands claim theirs are superior, so we had to investigate. Here are the best flannel shirts, tried and recommended by me.

TAFT Shoes Review- Fitz Loafer and Jack Shoe

TAFT Shoes Review: I Tried Two Popular Styles

Are TAFT’s boldly unique dress shoes all style and no substance? I put their footwear to the test and the results surprised me. Read my honest, hands-on review.

Malin+Goetz Shampoo bottle

Malin+Goetz Review: I Tried Their Bestselling Products

Malin+Goetz claims to offer effective products that de-clutter your skin routine. In this review, I tested their bestsellers to see if they live up to the hype.

Free Fly Apparel Review - Model Wearing Free Fly Bamboo Long Sleeve and Shorts

Free Fly Apparel Review: Is Bamboo Clothing Worth the Hype?

Free Fly claim they’ve found the ultimate answer to comfort with their bamboo-fabric clothing. So I tested some of their best sellers to see if this holds true.

Best Online Clothing Stores for Men Grid of Lululemon Buck Mason and State and Liberty

We Tried 90+ Men’s Online Clothing Stores: Here Are the Best

After 5+ years writing in men’s style, I’ve pretty much tried at least something from all major brands. Here are my picks of the best ones you should check out.

Snow Peak Alpha Breeze Review Erected Alpha Breeze Tent on Grass Outdoors

Snow Peak Alpha Breeze Review: Is This Tent Really the Top Dog?

Coughing up a few hundred bucks for a premium tent is a tough decision. I broke down (and set up) the Alpha Breeze tent from Snow Peak to help you decide on it.

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe Top Down Grid of Asket Clothing

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe: The Essential Guide for Men

Our style expert is on a clothing kick to make his morning routine as simple as possible. Come find out how he built his capsule wardrobe and how you can too.

Smartwool Review Intraknit Merino Thermal Crew on Wooden Background with Tags On

Smartwool Review: Is It Worth the Hike?

I’ve been on the hunt to find better gear to better prepare me for my hikes. Come check out my in-depth Smartwool review to find out if they’re right for you.

Carl Friedrik Palissy Weekend Bag Review Model Holding the Cognac Palissy

Carl Friedrik Palissy Weekend Bag Review: This Is Adulthood

If you’re ready to invest in a quality weekend bag, you’ve embraced adulthood in all its glory. Come find out if the Palissy Weekend Bag is the one to go for.

Ten Thousand Review Up Close on Side of Ten Thousand Durable Shirt in Blue

Ten Thousand Review: Workout Gear Goes Hardcore

If you work out a lot, you need gear that can take a beating. Check out my hands-on Ten Thousand review to find out if this pricey apparel is worth it for you.

Ice Barrel Review Man Doing Cold Therapy in Ice Barrel 400

Ice Barrel Review: Is This the Most Convenient Way to Try Cold Therapy?

Could this be your hassle-free, portable solution for cold plunges? I put my willpower to the test in this hands-on Ice Barrel review so you don’t have to.

Boxer Briefs vs Trunks Top Down of All Citizens Boxer Briefs

Boxer Briefs vs Trunks: What’s the Difference and Which Is Best for You?

We men have come a long way from using animal skins to protect our twig and berries. Come find out the key differences between boxer briefs and trunks.

Most Comfortable Boxer Briefs for Men Closeup of All Citizens Underwear

6 Most Comfortable Boxer Briefs for Men in 2024: Comfort for Your Cargo

If you’re a smart man, you invest in comfort for your cargo. Check out our list of the most comfortable boxer briefs for men and find the right pair for you.

What to bring camping as a man Man outdoors sitting car with camping gear around him

What to Bring Camping as a Man: The Ultimate Guide

Off for a trip out into the great outdoors? You need our list of 17 essentials that all men should bring camping so you don’t find yourself unprepared.

Flux Footwear Review Adapt Trainers on Flux Box on NYC street

Flux Footwear Review: I Tried the Adapt Runner and Trainer

Check out my hands-on Flux Footwear review for my thoughts on the Adapt Runner and Adapt Trainer. By the end, you’ll know if they’re the right pick for you.

Nike Pegasus 39 vs 40 Lined Up Side by Side

Nike Pegasus 39 vs 40: Has Nike Continued to Optimize Its Iconic Running Line?

The battle of the Nike stallions is on. Check out my hands-on comparison of the Nike Pegasus 39 vs 40 and find out which runner is right for you in 2023.

Nike Metcon 8 Review Model Wearing Metcon 8s outside on pavement

Nike Metcon 8 Review: Is This the Perfect All-Around Utility Trainer?

Check out my in-depth Nike Metcon 8 review where I go from using my old running shoes to trying these trainers to boost my lifts and workouts. Did they help?