Necessary items for the modern Dandy?

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  1. Invicta

    Invicta Senior member

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    In the meantime, a Rivarama would be pretty nice.
    - B


    You always struck me as a Chris Craft man...

    1. White suit
    2. Mistress
    3. Drug addiction

    Twotone


    Hey, the 80's called, they want their drug dealers back...[​IMG]

    On a more serious note I would say tie pins. They can be simple and elegant, a simple pearl with a pin on one side. Or diamond encrusted spidersif you like...
     
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    If my memory serves me right, a bespoke lace jabot is a sartorial finishing touch that separates the men from the boys.
     
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    No coffee mug?
     
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    Monocles are definitely passe but a sword umbrella would be badass
     
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    You always struck me as a Chris Craft man...

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    Monocles are definitely passe but a sword umbrella would be badass

    With a sound recorder in the whangee handle, of course.
     
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    Someone beat me to it, cocaine!
     
  8. Mild Mannered

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    My $0.02 input.
    Good manners and the strict observance of etiquette under all circumstances.
    Etiquette towards family, friends, business associates, right down to the beggar on the street.
    The observance of respecting anothers dignity, even when offended by them. Hard to do!
    Diplomacy. The practice of making the other person feel important.
    The clothing, cars, boats, houses & cottages, no matter how expensive, cannot hide an ill-mannered person for long. Good manners above all, is free to learn, costs nothing to give, and can open doors as well as heal wounds. A well mannered man, exquisitely appointed, strong yet sensitive, is the true gentleman. This combination is what would have probably made people (historically) say of a man, 'Now there is a real Dandy'.
     
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    A well mannered man, exquisitely appointed, strong yet sensitive, is the true gentleman. This combination is what would have probably made people (historically) say of a man, 'Now there is a real Dandy'.

    Thank you.


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    Someone beat me to it, cocaine!

    Worked into paste with self-tanner...

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    ...and a willing woman with a spatula:

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    - B
     
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    gloves - check

    solid navy Grenadine - check

    saphir shoe shine kit - check (sans fancy brown box though)

    peaked lapel jacket - dont have, can look badarse, for shure - check out TC houston

    pink shirt FC? - dont have

    new tux needed - should have done it proper at the PS sale.

    high quality socks - check

    longwings (by florsheim) - check

    suede items - belt, shoes - check

    i'll throw a few of mine in:

    briefcase(s)
    cufflinks
    vintage watches
    brolly
     
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    My $0.02 input.
    Good manners and the strict observance of etiquette under all circumstances.
    Etiquette towards family, friends, business associates, right down to the beggar on the street.
    The observance of respecting anothers dignity, even when offended by them. Hard to do!
    Diplomacy. The practice of making the other person feel important.
    The clothing, cars, boats, houses & cottages, no matter how expensive, cannot hide an ill-mannered person for long. Good manners above all, is free to learn, costs nothing to give, and can open doors as well as heal wounds. A well mannered man, exquisitely appointed, strong yet sensitive, is the true gentleman. This combination is what would have probably made people (historically) say of a man, 'Now there is a real Dandy'.


    that's the definition of a gentleman.

    we are talking about a "dandy"

    has no correlation to being a gentleman. a dandy's all about his clothes.
     
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    who makes Jay Kos Made in England gloves?

    @The Foxx - did you buy your gloves?
     
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    that's the definition of a gentleman.

    we are talking about a "dandy"

    has no correlation to being a dandy. he's all about clothes.


    Another useful way to think about difference is in the combat techniques. A gentleman will form his hands into fists and engage in fisticuffs. In contrast, a dandy will fight using an open hand, and a downward, slapping motion.

    Both have aggression in common, however, and are to be feared.


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