Jay Gatsby Straw Hat Style
June 16, 2013

Jay Gatsby Upgrades Your Look

Classic Sir

  There was once a time in history when every man dressed to the nines all the time. When ladies were dolls and guys were dapper gentlemen. That lavish and extravagant era became commonly known as the Roaring 20′s. Heralded by one of this summer’s biggest blockbusters, The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo Di Caprio, the [...]

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Don Draper - Mad Men
April 14, 2013

Mad Men Yourself

Why Men Love Don: Part 2

I don’t claim to have as many problems as Don. Heck, I’m not even sure I’m as psychologically real. I do, though, know that there is something immensely comforting about wearing a uniform; you know who you are, because you know what you’re wearing, and vice versa. Oscar Wilde wrote in his essay 1891 essay [...]

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Don Draper
April 6, 2013

Mad Men Yourself

Why Men Love Don: Part 1

If you’re anything like me–and because you’re reading this I assume you are–you made a kindergarten-style paper chain to mark the days until the premiere of season six of Mad Men. Few cultural artifacts have made such an impact on contemporary public consciousness as this show has, and few creations have had as great an [...]

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March 19, 2013

The Basics of the Bow Tie Knot

Learn How to Tie a Bow Tie

Simply knowing when to wear a bow tie is just not enough. Knowing how to tie a bow tie separates you from the masses who don’t know the finer points of tying one, let alone the basics. If you are a first time buyer, remember that there are two variations of bow ties. The more [...]

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Flower Shop
September 10, 2012

Sending Flowers at Work

Rules of the Game

    A gentleman doesn’t kiss and tell, but last night was amazing.  It’s Monday morning and you can’t get her out of your head.  A tried and true way to let her know she’s on your mind is to send her flowers at work. Short of hiding a tracking device in her brassiere, there’s [...]

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May 31, 2012

New York Gent’s Summer Suit Guide

Suit Up Without Sweating

As far as suits go, it’s a great time to be a gentleman. 21st century suits are all about custom tailoring, sophisticated silhouettes, and attention to detail. The days of aggressive patterns and boxy suits are no more, and in the upcoming summer months, a light, minimalist look is especially becoming. Those gentlemen who remember [...]

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