A Gentleman's Guide to Living Well

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

Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

Recipe by: Mort Tibble<p>"A yummy and traditional addition to the holiday feast. If you intend to make this, the timing has to be juuuuust right. I …

Lifestyle

This Week's Must-Haves: Nintendo's New NES Is a Total '80s Throwback

This week, the Adweek staff is highlighting Nintendo's new (and improved) NES system, Timex's subtly smart watch, Stubbs & Wootton's snarky slippers …

Gaming

Where to Put Your Stuff In Your Suit

The whole point of wearing a suit is to create a sleek, smooth look for yourself. So you don’t want to ruin that dapper silhouette by stuffing your …

Phones

Reasons Why a Man Should Carry a Hankie [VISUAL GUIDE]

WWII Wisdom on the Qualities and Responsibilities of a True Leader

<i>Editor’s note: The following is an excerpt from FM 22-5, an Army field manual on leadership published in 1946. Its contents were formulated during</i> …

Military

Hector and Achilles: Two Paths to Manliness

For the Ancient Greeks, Homer’s<i> Iliad</i> was the Bible on <i>andreia</i> — that is, manliness, particularly manly courage.Alexander the Great was said to have …

Theodore Roosevelt

100 USD vs. 500 Dollar Men's Dress Shoes — Gentleman's Gazette

Just like with suits, there’s a huge difference between inexpensive and the more expensive shoe. In this guide, we will help you to identify what’s …

Footwear

Turnbull Asser

The Great Gatsby Cotton Shirt with White Collar<p>The Great Gatsby Cotton Shirt with White Collar<p>$335.00<p>The Great Gatsby Silk Tie<p>The Great Gatsby Silk …

Mount Rushmore Turns 75: Pictures

United States

Symphony guide: Saint-Saëns's Third (the Organ symphony)

Don't consign Saint-Saëns's organ symphony to the orchestral glue-factory for knackered thoroughbreds. This was a cutting-edge - and gloriously tuneful - work.<p>• All articles in this series<p>"I gave everything to it I was able to give. What I have here accomplished, I will never achieve again." Thus …

The 50 greatest recordings of all time | Classical

Rating:<p>Each month at <i>BBC Music Magazine</i> we receive hundreds of recordings, and hundreds of thousands have been made since the advent of recorded …

Classical Music

Wagner's Ring Cycle: where to start

The <i>Ring</i> - it's immense. Long, dense, mythological and, to top it all off, in German. The worst thing you could do, though, is be intimidated by it. …

Richard Wagner

Comment on Pants Rise Explained (and Why Low Rise Isn’t Always Your Best Choice) by Poupic

This is the most stupid illogical explanation of a US error in making pants. Europeans pants have the waist where it should be lower and the fly …

Formal Wear

15 Men's Grooming Mistakes — Gentleman's Gazette

Style is what you put on your body. Grooming is how you present your body. Even the most stylish men can leave grooming as an afterthought. However, …

Shaving

The Lanesborough in London Named Europe’s Best Hotel

<b>A new hotel ranking has pronounced The Lanesborough in London the best hotel in Europe and given Italy the highest number of honours.</b><p>In their …

London

What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

All bourbon is whiskey, but not all whiskey is bourbon.<p>Two bottles diverged on a shelf in a liquor store: one bourbon, one whiskey. You stood there …

Wine & Spirits

Thinking Of Using Irish Single Malts in Cocktails? You Should.

Outside of an Irish Coffee, Irish whiskey has never really found its breakout classic cocktail that patrons might flock to, like the popularity of a …

Cocktails

How to Make Perfect Pancakes: An Illustrated Guide

Let’s start by admitting that the nature of a perfect pancake is a subjective thing. Some people love thin, almost crepe-style pancakes, while others …

Pancakes

Be Your Own Tyrant: John D. Rockefeller’s Keys to Success

By age 25 John D. Rockefeller controlled one of the largest oil refineries in the nation.By age 31 he had become the world’s largest oil refiner.By …

Success

New York’s Most Iconic Buildings, Free from the City’s Frenzy

Imagine if buildings could talk. What would they say? That’s the premise of photographer Marc Yankus’s new exhibit at Clamp Art in New York, “The Secret Life of Buildings,” which seeks to immortalize the city’s iconic, and often overlooked, architectural triumphs, from the Dorilton apartments to …

New York City

Time for a Drink: the Weeski Recipe

With an approachable yet distinctive flavor, Irish whiskey isn't called for in a great many cocktails, but there are a few drinks that are handy to have in your repertoire when the Powers comes out to play. Here's a contemporary cocktail that features Irish whiskey to good effect: the <b>Weeski</b>.<p>Created …

Lifestyle

9 Cocktails Every Host or Hostess Needs to Master

Even at the most streamlined party, you’ll still always get a guest who asks for something specific. Be prepared for those rebel guests by mastering …

Cocktails

10 Tips for Better Men’s Fall Outfits

While most of us in the northern hemisphere are still enjoying the summer weather, now is the best time to think about your upcoming fall wardrobe. …

Clothing

Embrace Age

I spend every day with a piece of technology strapped to my wrist that is older than I am. My Carlex watch dates from the early 60s and looks it. Not …

Clothing

Why President George H.W. Bush Is 'Looking Better and Better'

A lot of his so-called failings look like virtues now.<p>You’ve got to wonder what George H.W. Bush thinks of this presidential race. You can wonder, but he won’t tell us, a reticence that may be one reason the 41st president is lately being reevaluated in a distinctly kinder, gentler …

What Is Up With Trump's Ill-Fitting Suits? A World-Famous London Bespoke Tailor Explains

“Beauty and elegance, whether in a woman, a building, or a work of art, is not just superficial or something pretty to see,” Donald Trump (or rather, …

Republicans

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

Overcoat, Topcoat, Greatcoat, Body Coat – Terminology Explained

In the past, we have written various guides about topcoat & overcoat styles. With so many different types of outerwear under discussion, it is …

Coats