A Gentleman's Guide to Living Well

By Scott Monty | Keeping alive manners, style, grooming, and other gentlemanly pursuits.

An Osgood trademark: The bow tie

Bow Ties

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Navy blue double breasted suit by B&TAILOR,<br>Stripe shirt by B&TAILOR,<br>Tie & Pocket square by B&TAILOR

10 People Every Man Should Have in His Rolodex

On top of the desk of a mid-century man, you’d find a few essentials: a fountain pen, a framed family photo, a coffee mug, and, a Rolodex.<p>A Rolodex …

Employment

Sleeve Length Guide for Suits, Jackets and Shirts — Gentleman's Gazette

Whenever I post a picture on Facebook or stumble upon interesting outfits in fashion forums, chances are someone is criticizing the sleeve length of …

Clothing

What's Behind 'Don't Wear White After Labor Day?'

The dictum that you shouldn't wear white outfits before Memorial Day and after Labor Day has been around for a long time. And while people don't …

Microsoft acquires A.I. scheduling service Genee, will shut it down on September 1

Microsoft today announced the acquisition of Genee, an artificial-intelligence-powered scheduling service. The company is planning to integrate the intelligence technology into Office 365 and shut down the Genee service on September 1, 2016. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.<p>Genee was founded in …

Microsoft

Corporate Innovation Impacts Customers in Four Ways | Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Digital Business

Rather than arbitrarily throw around the “innovation” word, understand how it impacts your customers, and be specific. Innovation comes in four …

Innovation

Is that an iPhone in your pocket...? Jimmy Fallon creates smartphone case for dapper dressers that doubles as a pocket square

• <b>The leather cellphone case is topped with a stylish silk pocket square</b>• <b><br>Jimmy, 41, came up with the idea after seeing phones sticking awkwardly out of</b> …

Apple News

A gentleman’s guide to wardrobe maintenance

Though somewhat less exciting than indulging in a new, crisp purchase that requires no sprucing up, proper care and maintenance of your existing …

Safari Hat Primer — Gentleman's Gazette

These days, hats are no long considered “costume <i>de</i> rigueur” for gentlemen, but it wasn’t so long ago when any man worth his salt wouldn’t be caught …

Man Cave Decor Guide

The man cave is a term that every guy knows. It’s his home within a home and a secluded escape from the pressures of civilized responsibility. Call …

Interior Design

How to Be a Gentleman From Head to Toe: The Anatomy of Etiquette

<i>Editor’s note: There are a lot of ways to categorize the rules of etiquette: business, dinner, conversational, and so on. One of my favorite old</i> …

Etiquette

Signals of a Handmade Suit : The Braving of the Buttonhole

<i>© Andrew Fox / Corbis</i><p>Tom Wolfe has a vice. As one of the most culturally significant figures of the sixties whose work has been met with critical …

Tom Wolfe

These Are America’s 20 Most Cultured Cities

Begin Slideshow<p>Courtesy of The New York Botanical Garden<p>World-class museums, edgy puppet theaters and out-of-the-way bookstores: Travel + Leisure readers ranked America’s biggest cities by their cultural street cred.<p>1. New York City<p>1 of 22<p>The winning city covers the arts so well—from the Met to …

New York City

Continue to Dress For Success - The Quintessential Gentleman

Dressing for success is often dismissed and not given the attention it deserves. Particularly when meeting people for the first time. The importance …

5 Ways to Build Your Personal Magnetism

<i>Editor’s note: The following selection comes from</i> The Technique of Building Personal Leadership<i> (1944) by Donald A. Laird. It has been condensed from</i> …

Magnetism

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The Suit That Couldn’t Be Copied

About two years ago, I became interested in the garments of Davide Taub, the head cutter for Gieves & Hawkes, a house in London at which Alexander McQueen apprenticed, and which has a reputation for designs that are both elegant and daring. A cutter is the equivalent of a designer, and Taub is …

Style

How cocktails became the new food videos

Move over, rainbow bagels. The internet may be bingeing on quick recipe videos and hardcore food porn. But cocktails are fast becoming the next …

Cocktails

31 Ways to Nail Summer Style This July

No matter how hot or humid it gets this month, it's our sworn oath to keep you at your most stylish—always. And in order to get that done during July, you'll want to strip your wardrobe down to the bare minimum without sacrificing an ounce of steez. The trick is, stock up on breathable shirts, …

Difference Between A Cheap 0 Custom Suit & ,000 Bespoke Suit — Gentleman's Gazette

Recently, we showed you the difference between a $100 vs. $1,000 suit. Today’s post continues in that fashion and highlights the main differences …

George S. Patton’s Rules on Being an Officer and a Gentleman

<b></b><i>Editor’s note: General George S. Patton was legendarily strict about soldiers’ upholding discipline and character, whether in the barracks or in the</i> …

Etiquette

Cigar Shop Etiquette & Buying Cigars

In this article, we’ll discuss gentlemanly behavior and etiquette at the tobacconist and how to maintain decorum while buying cigars at the cigar …

Etiquette

Why does gin and tonic taste so good?

Matthew Hartings hates gin. “Something about that flavor doesn’t sit right with me,” writes Hartings, a professor of chemistry at American University.He also hates tonic. “It is too bitter for me. I just don’t understand how people can drink tonic water.”<p>But, if you mix the two, you make one of his …

Chemistry

The world's greatest cities for food

Food

Mile High Cocktail Club: Tricks for Making Cocktails on Flights

For jet-setting bartenders and perpetually on-the-go brand ambassadors, the airport serves as their office and the airplane as their means of …

Airlines

7 Covetable Cocktails We Spotted on Instagram This Week

Instagram can yield inspiration for everything from over-the-top cocktail recipes to new techniques to drink vessels that put traditional rocks …

Men’s Style at 40, 50 & Beyond with David Evans – Grey Fox Blog

If you take a look at a men’s fashion print magazine today, you will likely not see many men in their 40s, 50s, or beyond. Most models are barely out …

Men's Style

Toast to the Kentucky Derby with a Polo Bar Mint Julep

Ralph Lauren’s restaurant mixes up a southern classic.<p>The Polo Bar, <b>Ralph Lauren’s</b> clubby restaurant in Manhattan, is something of a visual ode to equestrian culture. Oil paintings of horses and jockeys line the walls, silver trophies sit on mantelpieces, and perfectly worn saddles hang over …

Restaurants