There are two types of stressful seasons in life: Those where nothing seems to be happening for a long, frustrating time; and those where it seems like everything changes all at once. In a bizarre way, 2021 managed to feel like both at the same time.
While I'm also eagerly anticipating a new phase of positive evolution, I'm also super proud of the incredible work everyone here on the Primer team put out this year.
What we found was 2021 certainly caused some strange new problems for people, but more so, the types of life frustrations we've always tackled here took on new weight.
Living life while dealing with less disposable income than is ideal. How to come to grips with and own the end of relationships or the loss of family members. Discovering how to lift ourselves out of our funks to create the lives we're excited to live. Deciphering the new language of clothing in a more casual world.
As we all anxiously move toward a new season of positive growth in life, we start by planting those seeds today. Below, we've collected our most popular posts, as well as some of our favorites we're most proud of, from the last 12 months. We hope they're helpful on your path.
Andrew founded Primer in 2008 and brings 15+ years of men's style expertise. Known for his practical, relatable approach to style and self-development, he has been a recognized speaker at conferences and has styled work for top brands. Off-duty, he loves photography & editing, and enjoys road trips with his dog, Leela. Raised in rural Pennsylvania, educated in DC, and living in LA for nearly 20 years, Andrew's diverse experiences shape the relatable and real-world advice that has helped millions through Primer. On Instagram: @andrewsnavely and @primermagazine.
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