Author Archives: Lord Whimsy

Hooves of the Devil

People ask me (they do!) what are my favorite shoes, and without any hesitation I say Florsheim’s Duke line of ankle boots. I don’t go in for prissy John Lobbs or that sort of precious “Old Bean” fetish gear: It’s … Continue reading

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Bergdorf Goodman: I Am Dandy Fete

On Thursday evening, Bergdorf Goodman hosted the launch party for Rose Callahan and Nathaniel ‘Natty’ Adams‘ book, I Am Dandy; The Return of the Elegant Gentleman (Gestalten). (It was by invitation only, of course: We’re talking dandies, here. Standards must … Continue reading

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“I Am Dandy” has arrived!

Just received my copy of Rose Callahan’s and Natty Adams’ magnum opus, I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman (Gestalten). I was amazed at the number and variety of profiles in this book: quite a menagerie of personalities. … Continue reading

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Summer Vacation Was A Blast

Where have I been? Well, I’ve been spending the summer in the early Nineteenth Century, toying with your world’s history without you knowing it while getting some excellent deals on antiques (you might say I charged everything). These are some … Continue reading

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October: Death in LA

Yet another announcement: In mid-October I’ll be in LA for Death Salon, where I’ll be serving as a Johnny-on-the-spot and all-purpose master of ceremonies. So many of my favorite people will be there–should be a grand time. Hope to see … Continue reading

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Walking a Lobster, Again

Another book announcement: the German translation of my first book The Affected Provincial’s Companion Vol. I is being published by Metrolit Verlag in Berlin! Die Kunst mit einem Hummer spazieren zu gehen Handbuch für den wahrhaftigen Dandy will be released … Continue reading

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I Am Dandy: Return of the Elegant Gentleman, out Sept. 25th

Happy to announce that I am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman (Gestalten, Berlin) will be released worldwide at the end of this month. The core of the book is comprised of beautiful photographs of sartorially rare birds and … Continue reading

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June 8th: Cenacle

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Book Week in New York

This was me yesterday afternoon, before the heat transmogrified me into a wet, fungal ape. Nothing–not even the coolest linen and cotton summer ensemble I can muster–can ever withstand the hellishly fetid breath of the NYC subway system (many of … Continue reading

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Redbud Jelly Time!

An old friend of mine sent a delicious parcel to me this week: a jar of redbud jelly. One look at the color and I was smitten. It has a nice sweet/sour tang that is fantastic on toast. Many people … Continue reading

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