The Courtier

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

Fashion for Men – Sartorial Splendour from Brummel to Bomer

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Television’s White Collar dandy the dapper conman-turned-FBI consultant Neal Caffrey is about modern suited sartorial splendour & style, at the essence of cool

Detail: Réne Magritte, Son of Man,

A ‘Compleat’ Gentleman, More Than a Man with Ideas

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In the twenty first century a compleat gentleman has a set of values to live his life by his honour and integrity tied up in trust personally and professionally

A Well Rounded Man

A Well Rounded Man

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In 1528 Count Baldassare Castiglione (1478-1529) wrote The Courtier, a manual for serious scholars and men of learning. It formed the basis for the ideologies surrounding the behaviour of gentlemen. He declared that a well-rounded man needed attainment’s in physical (sports and war) intellectual (education, literary and musical accomplishments) and…