Finding Mr. Self

tapping my sense of self in a social media-driven swamp. Hey Dappers,  I’m currently cringing while sifting through early photos of myself. Crooked teeth, pimple scars, poor posture, and questionable hair to name a few…

Dear Charlotte,

It’s been four solid months since I hauled that heavy-duty suitcase and moved to Charlotte, NC. And boyyyyy, what a ride…     Hey dappers, I still can’t believe it. My first ever city dwelling…

Rolling A New Reel

Some years swallow up, but some shape individuals -like you and me- into soaring seagulls (of all animals, lol). Thankfully, this year has been a mix of both. Reflecting this year’s highlights while turning a…

A Simple Christmas

Christmas 2018, interestingly enough, was one for the books. Less “cheery,” but honestly an eye-opening bag filled with simplicity and pure, sensible praise.   Hey Gents, Merry Christmas! I know, I know. You’re probably wondering…

Earning My Stripes

Living the influencer life seems exhilarating from afar -gazing through its elusive golden gates. But once you knock, and become, a pervasive stench lingers within the muddled levels of the so-called superstructure.      Hey Gents!…

I’m Back

Surviving a crummy chapter. Here’s a true testament to faith.  Hey Gents,  Long time no see…  Where do I begin? Here’s One:  I graduated college! However, three days later, my jaw surgery happened. Followed by…

Thank You!

Just a quick (or not so quick) thank you note from your boy Ian. Hey Dappers! Where do I even start? I have so much to be thankful for this year, but one thing protrudes…


It’s that time of year when romantics reek some extra love. Watching couples transform into fairytale characters, especially when the sun begins to set and the patio lights twinkle and dinner reservations roll in. All is bittersweet,…


Great news, i’m still breathing. It’s no secret: I took a digital detox for basically the first half of the year. No social media, no blogpost, no nothing. All for the sake of my brand,…


I'm Ian, the writer behind CharlesTucket (a mix between Charleston & Nantucket, two of my favorite places). My hope is to inspire every man to live a wholesome & whimsical life, one quirk at a time.


"Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong. Let all that you do be done in love." | 1 Corinthians 16:13-14