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Matt Gulielmi Contributor

Matt is a NYC-based merchandise planner in the luxury space and moonlights as a retail documentarian, covering menswear, watches, and customer experience through his TikTok blog @retailecology. His fashion career has waltzed through styling for Michigan State’s VIM Magazine, translating brand copy into Spanish for cosmetic startups, to managing inventory for some of the biggest retailers in the US. Despite the stirring pursuits, his sincerest joy is aimlessly strolling far away places in search of niche shops with an arsenal of eclectic finds.


New York, NY


Style, Jewelry, Watches, Skincare, Brand Activations


Bachelor of Arts – Major: Media and Information Management

Alumni Of:

Michigan State University

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All of Matt's 24 Articles for The Adult Man
Model wearing Pact clothing in New York City

Pact Clothing Review for Men: Ethical Clothing Hand Tested

I snagged a shirt, jogger, and brief from Pact to unearth the truth about this sustainable focused brand. Here are my honest thoughts.

Model Wearing Reigning Champ in NYC

Reigning Champ Review: I Tried Their Bestsellers

I grabbed four popular pieces from Reigning Champ’s Canadian-made basics catalog to finally discover what I’d been missing.

Selection of Necessaire products on a marble background

Nécessaire Review for Men: I Tried Their Most Popular Products

I scored their body lotion, scalp serum, body wash, and deodorant to see if they could improve my appearance with consistent use.

Model wearing different tpyes of Kuhl pants collage

4 Best Kühl Pants for Men: I Tried Their Most Popular Styles

Kühl is one of the best brands when it comes to producing high quality pants. Read on if you want to learn which pants are the best from this brand.

Model wearing Kuhl One Shell and Renegade Pants in park in NYC

Hands-On: I Tried the Kühl One Shell and Renegade Pant

I picked up the One Shell and the Renegade Pants from outdoor apparel aficionados, KÜHL, to see if they’re the sherpa for my urban and wild journeys alike. 

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8 Reasons Why Nautical Style Looks Great on a Guy

Just keep charting the course for eight reasons why the nautical style looks great on all guys, from Cap’n Crunch to JFK.

Model Wearing John Hardy Love Knot Bracelet and Ring With Hand in Pocket

This Is How You Wear Bracelets as a Guy the Right Way

Come learn how to boost your look from ordinary to extraordinary by mastering the art of choosing the right bracelet and styling it with class.

John Hardy Packaging from Love Knot Collection

John Hardy Review: I Tried Their Most Popular Men’s Pieces

I tried three pieces from John Hardy’s Love Knot collection to see if their value and quality backs up their good looks. Come check out my hands-on review.

Matt Guilielmi from The Adult Man Wearing Robert Barakett Cortina Hoodie on New York rooftop

Robert Barakett Review: I Tried Their Most Popular Styles

Do you have most of your wardrobe locked down but you’re lacking in stylish loungewear? Come find out if Robert Barakett’s luxury collection fits the bill.

Model Wearing Sling Bag on Back

My Top 6 Sling Bag Picks for Men and How to Choose One

Sling bags are a stylish way to stash your blongings without looking like a pack mule. I tested the best bags on the market to see how they compare.

Model Wearing Bruno Marc mesh Oxford Dress Sneakers in grey

8 Affordable Sneakers for Men That Actually Hold Up

For the good of fashion and frugality, I scoured the web for affordable sneakers that look and feel anything but cheap. These are my top recommendations.

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TexTale Review: I Put Their Technical Basics to the Test

Wardrobe basics can often be mediocre in both quality and style. So I tried out some of TexTale’s bestsellers to see how their technical clothing holds up.

Jack Archer Performance Daily Wear Review

Jack Archer Review: I Tried Their Bestsellers

Finding clothes that fit right and look good is hard. But is Jack Archer’s performance daily wear the answer? I put their bestsellers to the test to find out.

Helly Hansen Review

Helly Hansen Review: I Tested a Few Popular Pieces Outdoors

Helly Hansen has been outfitting explorers since 1877, but is their apparel still any good? Check out my hands-on review of a few popular pieces to find out.

Best Big and Tall Brands for Men Model Wearing GAP Sweater Outside

6 Best Big and Tall Clothing Brands for Men in 2024

Fashion for bigger guys needs to fit right, look right, and feel right. We put the 6 best big and tall clothing brands to the test, to see how they stack up.

Highland Duds Featured

Highland Duds Review: I Tried Their Most Popular Styles

Highland Duds claim to aim for style and quality that doesn’t expire. But are their clothes really any good? We tried some top pieces to put them to the test.

Tracksmith Review Model Tying Shoelaces while wearing the Eliot Runner

Tracksmith Review: Can You Go Fast in Style?

Can running clothes feel elite but look casual? Tracksmith things so, and I’ve put some top-selling pieces through their paces to see if they are right. Check out this honest, hands-on Tracksmith review.

Armogan Watches Review Sopraffino Grande and Regalia Side On

Armogan Watches Review: When Modern and Classic Style Combine

I picked up two popular timepieces from vehicle-inspired microbrand, Armogan and put their style, cases, bracelets, and movements to the test. Come dive in.