A Gentleman's Guide to Living Well

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

Wedding Guest Etiquette: DO’s and DON’Ts

Chances are, you’ve seen a guest behave poorly at a wedding where that’s being totally wasted or just telling dirty jokes, or just being a jerk. It’s …

Weddings

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The Art of Making a Lock Panama<p>Panamas date back to the 16th century but have stood the test of time to become the most covetable form of summer …

Jewelry

The origins of the bowler hat

Nothing is more iconic of the traditional English gentleman than the bowler hat—otherwise known as the Coke. The first bowler was designed by …

Oscar Wilde

7 mistakes that are ruining your gin & tonic

Who knew?<p>Are you confident that you know how to make the perfect G&T? While it may seem easy enough to bung gin, tonic and ice altogether, to make …

Cocktails

How To Stay (And Look) Cool At The Office

<i>Do it with texture, do it with fabric, do it with color</i><p>Warm weather presents a challenge when dressing for an office environment. This is especially …

Clothing

Why American Workers Now Dress So Casually

The office was, until a few decades ago, the last stronghold of fashion formality. Silicon Valley changed that.<p>Americans began the 20th century in bustles and bowler hats and ended it in velour sweatsuits and flannel shirts—the most radical shift in dress standards in human history. At the center …

Silicon Valley

21 Great Sunglasses for Men

Whether you don them solely to protect your peepers from harmful UVs, hide a hangover or add that extra dash of cool to your look, shades are …

Clothing

How To Tie A Pratt Knot

<i>The Pratt knot, Shelby knot or the Milanese knot – how to tie and the story behind the knot with three names</i><p>The Pratt knot (a.k.a. the Shelby Knot or …

20 Cocktail Recipes That Are Easy Enough to Know by Heart

Stirring or shaking cocktails in your own kitchen is so much fun and a whole lot easier than you might think. In fact, once you start making …

Podcast #299: How to Be Manly According the Ancient Greeks and Romans

Ancient Greece and Rome have a heavy influence on the idea of manhood we promote on the Art of Manliness. In fact, this classical conception of …

Podcasting

Why Giant Ice Cubes Are The Only Cubes Your Home Bar Needs

Cocktail ice is something that ethanol aficionados can get very, very fancy with. However, unless you’re a nugget ice enthusiast, you really only …

Facebook is almost ready to unveil its big attack on TV — here's what we know

Facebook has kicked its push for TV-like shows into high gear and is aiming to premiere its slate of programming in mid-June, multiple people familiar with the plans told Business Insider.<p>Facebook plans to have about two dozen shows for this initial push and has greenlit multiple shows for …

Facebook

A Facebook Exec's Guide to Dressing Like a Grown-up in Silicon Valley

AT FACEBOOK, Matt Jacobson sticks out like an errant line of code. “You won’t see anybody else with a tie,” said Mr. Jacobson, the company’s head of market development. In the middle of Silicon Valley’s sea of notoriously dressed-down coders, he’s the man in the three-button Kiton suit and John …

Clothing

EUVS Vintage Cocktail Books – Library

Vintage Cocktail Books Free Digital Library The E.U.V.S. stands for Exposition Universelle des Vins et Spiritueux, which refers to a Museum in Bendor …

5 New York Bartenders Share Their Favorite Easy Cocktails

When the weather gets warmer, the cocktails get simpler. We crave the fresh bitterness of a three-ingredient Negroni or an invigorating (and …

Why Do We Eat Eggs for Breakfast, Anyway?

It’s difficult to answer this question without also asking, Why do we eat breakfast? The Ancient Romans ate breakfast, which they called <i>ientaculum</i>, and included eggs, if available. When the Romans were pushed out of Europe, breakfast left with them, and throughout the Middle Ages Europeans ate two …

Brunch

The One Ingredient You’re Ignoring in Your Cocktail

Ice, ice, baby.<p>Ever wonder why some of your cocktails come with one big ice cube and others brimming with crushed ice? It’s not just for looks. Ice …

How To Make Crispy, Juicy Fried Chicken

Let me walk you through the pleasure of eating this crispy, juicy fried chicken: You've got this glistening drumstick with a coating so full of …

Walker Slater Menswear, Inspired by the Scottish Highlands

<b> <br>Editor’s Note: Last November we had the pleasure of spending 10 captivating days in Scotland. Below is but one adventure of many from our stay. We</b> …

The Four High End Steaks You Should Know

We do quite a bit of steak talk around here, but we've never covered the true basics: how to pick the one you want.<p>First, a definition. <b>Steaks are basically any piece of meat that falls under the category of "fast-cooking" cuts</b>—cuts that are low enough in connective tissue that they don't require …

Myth and tradition of the Vienna Philharmonic

This year, one of the world's most renowned orchestras, the Vienna Philharmonic, celebrates its 175th birthday. The anniversary year will feature …

Orchestras

New York Philharmonic, sounding young at 175

The oldest symphony orchestra in the United States, and one of the oldest in the world, celebrates its 175th anniversary in 2017. Here's everything …

Orchestras

The Age of Rudeness

In a world as unmannerly as this one, how is it best to speak?<p>There’s no need to be rude, I say to the man in the packed hall at passport control. There are people everywhere, and his job is to send them into the right queues. I have been watching him shout at them. I have watched the obsessive way …

Jo Cox

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The 30-Second Suit Quality Test

When investing in a suit, you generally want one that’s going to look great and last long — a real quality garment. It’s easy to fall into the trap …

Travel

What It Means To Be A Gentleman Today

You hear it everywhere these days: the term “gent” or “gentleman” has become ubiquitous in men’s magazines, blogs, and conversations. Videos welcome …

Prince Phillip

The Suit Ladder

Through your teenage and even college years, you might be able to get by without owning a single suit. But after you graduate, you may land a job …

Clothing