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

Travel Hacks: 11 Quick Style Fixes

When it comes to traveling, some men are careful packers. They make a list and carefully lay out the clothes they need for their trip a day or two …

How-To's

Manvotional: Winston Churchill’s Charge to Young Men

Editor’s Note: Though Winston Churchill had a magnificent adulthood, and said he had become “happier every year since I became a man,” he still

Winston Churchill

Exploring Kentucky Bourbon at Its Source

I grew up in Memphis with a faint tantalizing aroma emanating from my father’s whiskey glass.

He drank Kentucky straight bourbon, not its first cousin, Tennessee whiskey, made according to stricter rules and, Dad thought, too sweet.

His brand was the utilitarian Jim Beam, at a time when bourbon was …

Bourbon Whiskey

How to Make the Perfect French Toast

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast.” –John GuntherI couldn’t agree more with Mr. Gunther. Some of my favorite moments at home are spent …

French Toast

From the crack cocaine of its day to craft gin

"CIVILISATION begins," William Faulkner once pronounced, "with distillation." He may have felt differently had he considered Georgian London, a major …

Crack Cocaine

He's Just Woven The World's Finest Panama Hat. But Who Will Buy It?

Early one morning in June, a Panama hat weaver named Simon Espinal sat down to work at a wooden table in his house in Pile, an obscure village hidden in the hills near Montecristi, in Ecuador's steamy coastal lowlands.

Selecting eight threadlike strands of toquilla straw from a special stock of …

Panama

The Hitchcock Hollywood Portfolio

Alfred Hitchcock left a peerless legacy of the stylishly macabre. In this year’s Hollywood Portfolio, Keira Knightley, Javier Bardem, Seth Rogen, and other stars channel iconic moments from the director’s greatest hits.

Hollywood

The 4 Biggest Men's Dress Shoe Mistakes & How To Avoid Them — Gentleman's Gazette

The other day, I visited the VW Phaeton manufacturing plant in Dresden, Germany. The facility is absolutely beautiful and the cars they assemble …

Footwear

Everything you ever wanted to know about James Bond

Everything Bond gathered in one place. From film guides to Spectre news, it's all here.

James Bond

Have a Son Leaving the Nest Soon? Prepare Him to Thrive By Gifting a Copy of Heading Out on Your Own

Back-to-school time is just around the corner, and for many young men out there, that means not only returning to class, but leaving home for the …

Life Skills

How To Tie A Full / Double Windsor Knot & What Not To Do — Gentleman's Gazette

The Windsor Knot is one of the most popular tie knots, yet it is often confused with the Half- Windsor knot and hence also known as the Double …

Southern Ontario

The 3 Families Every Young Man Needs to Grow Up Well

Humans are social beings. For most of history, we lived together in small tribes made up of extended families. Within the tribe, a boy had parents, …

Family

The Ivy Style Primer — Gentleman's Gazette

For many, the Ivy, Prep, and Trad styles tend to blend together in a way that makes it difficult to differentiate them from one another.We’ve …

Ivy League

The Preppy Style & Clothes Primer — Gentleman's Gazette

Let’s first get past tradition. This guide is not exclusive to those who attend or are alumnus of ivy league schools and preparatory academies in the …

How is whiskey made? The alchemy of aging bourbon

Perhaps more than any other product, bourbon whiskey is sold on the process. It's all filtering through charcoal for several epochs and wizened old …

Bourbon Whiskey

35 life hacks for the modern gentleman

There are certain things every guy should know.

From how to properly cook a steak to clear-cut rules on matching your dress shoes to your suit, these tips will make every guy's life a little easier.

CLOTHING & STYLE

1. Roll your shirt sleeves the right way.

Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your …

Domestic Technology

6 grooming rules every modern gentleman needs to follow

No matter their individual taste or style, impeccably groomed men invariably have the same principles when it comes to looking good and looking after themselves. If you need to seriously up your game, follow these pointers to sharpen your image.

Keep a regular date with your barber

Having your hair …

London

A gentleman’s guide to the thank you letter

Many of us find writing thank you letters a rather tedious palaver, especially during a busy summer. However, nearly everyone likes to receive a …

Handwriting

Cane Guns - For the Discerning Gentleman

Harkening back to the days of true Gentleman, boutique can manufacturer Boris Palatnik offers a CO2 powered ball bearning cane gun for sale. The cane …

Guns

Liquor Of Legend: The Distillery Behind Buffalo Trace Bourbon, Blanton's--And Pappy Van Winkle

When the Sazerac Co. bought a run-down whiskey factory on the banks of the Kentucky River in 1992, it renovated the compound and rechristened it Buffalo Trace Distillery, after the trails cut into the countryside by bison centuries ago. Yet the name change prompted a question as predictable as the …

Liquor

The Problem with the Martini

I know several people who probably followed this link just to tell me that there is no problem with the Martini, that it is the Platonic ideal of gin …

25 Tips to Dress More Elegantly — Gentleman's Gazette

Yesterday, I came across a post about the “25 pieces of basic sartorial knowledge” that every man should purportedly have. Since it was listed as a …

Raise a glass to Harry Truman, the Bourbon President

Truman’s fondness for bourbon not only broadened his appeal, but also helped him defeat his much-heralded opponent, Republican Thomas Dewey.

Now that we are officially in the throes of the 2016 presidential election race, the media is obsessed with weighing the merits of one candidate’s platform …

Political History

"Everyone wants to be Cary Grant. Even I want to be Cary Grant" Cit. Cary Grant #inspiration #classy #elegance #eleganza #style #instamood #picoftheday #dailyquote #Hollywood

How to Use a Hotel Concierge

A few years ago, Kate and I took a trip to San Francisco for business. The company that flew us out there set us up in a high-end hotel right near …

Concierges

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How to button a blazer

How to Travel Like a Gentleman: Advice from 1875

Editor’s note: The excerpt below comes from a book published in 1875: A Gentleman’s Guide to Etiquette by Cecil B. Hartley. Hartley has previously

European Travel

3 Advanced Ways To Tie a Bow Tie — Gentleman's Gazette

Recently, we created a video that teaches beginners How To Tie A Bow Tie, so it works every single time, and we already got a lot of feedback from …