the art of shaving like a gentleman
June 3, 2013

How to Shave Like a Gentleman

The Art of the Shave

Only a true gentleman understands importance of a close shave. It’s no easy feat given that it gives lie to the idea that practice always makes perfect: you could shave day in and day out and still be left with results that simply don’t meet your standards. The truth is, a plain old razor and [...]

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November 27, 2012

Corduroy Day

The Best Day Of The Year

Last Sunday, November 11 was, other than St. Crispin’s Day and Festivus, my favorite holiday. The wales align on Corduroy Day, the date that most resembles the “cloth of kings” (corduroy’s French translation). So, in homage, I’d like to spend a meditative moment or two in tribute to this classic autumnal fabric. No other fabric [...]

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July 5, 2012

Gentlemen at Work

3 SImple Ways to Stand Out in the Office

A gentleman’s office is his domain. He excels there, not only professionally, but personally. The modern gentleman exudes confidence and charisma, but stays modest and professional. Whether you’re self-employed or you’re in a cubicle at big-time corporate headquarters, every day is a chance to compose yourself like the modern gentleman you are. There is an [...]

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