Category Archives: style

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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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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My New York Minute

Swung into Manhattan for a few hours this week to have lunch with my agent (showed him the current crop of illustrated pages for the upcoming Whitman book, which excited him), and then down to Nolita to visit my friends … Continue reading

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A Tattoo, Of Sorts

              Had business in Manhattan today (some potentially exciting developments looming on the horizon). After my meetings, I visited my friends at Against Nature for my second fitting of my new green tweed suit, … Continue reading

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Autumn Color

In pursuit of a pragmatic but stylish American look, all of these items in this ensemble are off-the-rack and inexpensive. I really like the combination of the grayish blue tweed jacket (the flap on the breast pocket is a nice … Continue reading

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Pocket Square Design

Working up ideas for some pocket squares for a haberdasher (can’t say which one until a design has been finalized). Particularly fond of this one.

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The Kent Wang Treatment Continues

Shanghai haberdasher Kent Wang just sent me one of his fetching “cat” pocket squares and a printed version of one of my pocket square fold pdfs that he had made for an issue of Details. I’m actually designing a pocket … Continue reading

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Household Chores

In my house, this is how we change a light bulb. (Actually, it’s the aftermath of the sixth wedding ceremony I’ve served as an officiant. My congratulations to Ben and Andrea: a long and happy life to you both.) Photo … Continue reading

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