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Book Party for Manton's "The Suit"

Discussion in 'Classic Menswear' started by Mark Seitelman, May 7, 2006.

  1. Mark Seitelman

    Mark Seitelman Senior member

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    I am very pleased to invite the forum members and their friends to the official book party honoring Manton and the publication of his new book, "The Suit."

    Gene Venanzi, the owner of Venanzi's, has graciously offered his lovely store for the event.

    The particulars:

    June 1st, Thursday
    6:00 to 8:00 pm
    Venanzi
    3 West 56th Street (off Fifth Avenue)
    New York City

    Books will be available for purchase and signing by Nicholas Antongiavanni (a/k/a "Manton"). Since Mr. Venanzi has ordered books we request that books be purchased at the party unless your book was pre-ordered from another seller.

    We have invited members and guests of Style Forum, Ask Andy, and London Lounge. There should be some menswear celebrities and surprise guests.

    So that we can plan refreshments, please RSVP by e-mail to me at [email protected].

    We look forward to seeing you at the kick-off of Manton's first book!
     


  2. Alexander Kabbaz

    Alexander Kabbaz Senior member

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    Is it really true? I heard that J and Steve B. and LA Guy and Brian and Bradford are all flying in for the event?
     


  3. j

    j (stands for Jerk) Admin

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    That would be fun, but I doubt it... [​IMG]

    Congrats, Manton, have fun! Looking forward to reading the book.
     


  4. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    You buying the tix, Alex? [​IMG]

    Actually, I'll do my best to get there...
     


  5. LA Guy

    LA Guy Opposite Santa Staff Member Admin Moderator

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    Hey Alex,

    Just PM me for my address so that you can send the limo to pick me up! If it's not too much trouble, a bottle of 1990 Grand Dame would be nice for the ride.

    Fok.
     


  6. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    I actually did check out Travelocity to see what it would cost me to go round trip from Phoenix to NYC. I could do it for cheaper than buying a shirt from Alex [​IMG] but the subsequent divorce would cost me a lot more!

    I'll just have to wait and get my copy of the book from Amazon.
     


  7. saint

    saint Senior member

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    I guess Manton was too modest to mention it, but he reviewed a new biography of Beau Brummel in this weekend's Weekend Journal. If you have a chance, its definitely worth a read.
     


  8. Alexander Kabbaz

    Alexander Kabbaz Senior member

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    Not bad. Managed to get tweaked by 3 of the 4 mods ... AND the Boss ... all on one page. Is that a new record? Do I get some sort of prize? [​IMG]
     


  9. Tokyo Slim

    Tokyo Slim In Time Out

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    It would be cool to come out, but uh... I can't afford it.
     


  10. DocHolliday

    DocHolliday Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I'd love to go, but I have nothing to wear.
     


  11. heavyd

    heavyd Senior member

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    About the Author

    Nicholas Antongiavanni is the nom de plum for a former speechwriter to President George W. Bush, New York City mayor Rudolph Giuliani, and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice. The author currently works for a powerful media mogul and lives in Westchester County, New York, with his wife and small child. A leading expert on men's tailoring, he owns more suits than he would care to admit.
     


  12. Jovan

    Jovan Banned for Good

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    I live all the way down here in Florida so uh... can't go.
     


  13. Steve B.

    Steve B. Go Spurs Go

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    Slim, we have a nurturing environment here. Feel free to open up and reveal your secret.
     


  14. Bradford

    Bradford Current Events Moderator

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    I guess Manton was too modest to mention it, but he reviewed a new biography of Beau Brummel in this weekend's Weekend Journal. If you have a chance, its definitely worth a read.

    WSJ.com is actually open to the public this week, so for those of us, like me, who don't subscribe - here's a link to Manton's article.

    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB1146...l?mod=2_1167_1

    It should work for a while at least [​IMG]
     


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    For those of us that are unable to attend in person, how do we get a signed version of Manton's book?
     


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