Category Archives: Style

The World’s Best Winter Style

Now that seriously cold weather has us in its grip, it’s tempting to stay inside huddled by the fire. However you can step out in style as much as any other season if you play the game right. Here from … Continue reading

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Gatsby Country

Gatsby’s house was recently torn down but the sporting spirit of Long Island’s North Shore lives on… in pictures like these. Above, world class polo player Stewart Inglehart at the Meadow Brook Club. Check out the scene c.1946 at A … Continue reading

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The Art of the Bowtie: Bogie by Avedon

Courtesy of Bonhams Lot 110: Richard Avedon (American, 1923-2004) Humphrey Bogart, Actor, New York, 1953 Gelatin silver print, printed 1970, from Minneapolis Portfolio (New York: self-published, 1970), signed and numbered 8/35 in pencil in the margin; signed in ink and … Continue reading

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Huntsman of Savile Row

Here’s a peek inside the hallowed portals of Hunstman of Savile Row, established 1849. Over the decades Huntsman has made suits for the likes of the Prince of Wales (later Duke of Windsor), the Maharajah of Jaipur, Rudolph Valentino, Laurence … Continue reading

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Rewind: The Rolex Commando

Released in 1972 for one year only, the Rolex Commando, a Spartan version of the Explorer, was the cheapest model in the famed Swiss watchmaker’s catalog at the time. Today, of, course, it is extremely rare, desirable and all-but-impossible to … Continue reading

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The Decline of the Dress Code at ’21′

Over the years we’ve spent a considerable amount of time at the famed ’21′ Club. The photo above, from our days on the gossip desk of a disreputable daily, is but one of many from a number of Scotch-soaked occasions … Continue reading

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Popping with Paul Newman

To pop or not, that is the eternal collar question. Answered here with verve and style by GiltMANual, and illustrated above by the great Paul Newman – fishing in the Florida Keys in 1967, and therefore perfectly entitled to protect … Continue reading

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The Michael Caine Guide to Style, Part I

The proper accessory for a trench coat is not an umbrella; it’s a revolver. (Happy birthday, Sir Michael)

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James Bond – British Military Rolex Redux

London-based Rolex customizer Project X has come out with a new limited edition series of designs in homage to the original James Bond Submariner as worn by Sean Connery and the British SBS (Special Boat Service), an elite commando unit … Continue reading

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Fall Preview: The John Wayne Book

In the throes of True Grit fever John Wayne’s estate has just inked a deal with powerHouse to publish the first-ever authorized John Wayne photo book for release this fall. Combining never-before-seen photographs culled from the family’s vast personal archives … Continue reading

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