I found The Veneration after /u/Regalzack posted an album on the Male Fashion Advice subreddit. Finally, there was something that wasn't about bright colors and looking like you took fashion advice from the Internet. Here was something about jeans, plain t-shirts, leather jackets. Things I might actually wear without feeling like a try hard. At first, I just checked out the album, but didn't bother to subscribe or anything, since it seemed to mostly be about motorcycles.
A day or so later I saw an x-post from /r/wicked_edge. By then, there were the bare beginnings of a community, and there was stuff on everything from dress to motorcycles to wet-shaving. Stuff I liked. They have even branched out into fitness and cooking.
But The Veneration isn't just about sharing knowledge or stories like most subreddits. It really is a active, fun community. There are a bunch of daily threads, including:
- Daily quote
- WAYWT (What Are You Wearing Today)
- Morning Routine/Shave of the Day
- General Discussion
Then there is a daily recurring thread, a different one each day. They are:
- Man Cave Mondays
- Tech & Tool Tuesdays
- Work Project Wednesdays
- Throttle Thursdays
- Fitness Fridays
- Stock Knowledge Saturdays (cooking)
- Spirits Sunday (alcohol)
A couple of weeks ago there was discussion as to how to summarize what The Veneration was. It started out with /u/Regalzack saying it was basically about things that interested him. In the end, the best that they could find was something along the lines of, "A spin off of MFA, with motorcycles." It is really hard to summarize something as all-inclusive as The Veneration.
In short, it's complex. But so are people. So maybe their subreddits should be too.
One more time, this is /r/TheVeneration, or on Pintrest or Facebook.
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