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Ravazzolo Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
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Ravazzolo Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

The Ravazzolo Fall/Winter 2017 collection is built on a tourbillon of sharp lines, the utmost expression of style details and ton-sur-ton micro patterns.

Gucci Cruise 2017 - the English Mania
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Gucci Cruise 2017 - the English Mania

Gucci Cruise 2017, whose creative director is Alessandro Michele, consists of 87 visions, which are in the spirit of Michael Fish. Fashion for young people not yet recognized in the matrix of conformism and the constant social sex, whatever that means. The outfits are charming, remembering the British impulse - non-ideological dandy Alessandro Michele says: “Men's Cruise collection was an excellent occasion to outline my vision for eccentricity. It started from My enormous passion for England, I tried to describe what is happening in my imagination, which often reveals aesthetics very similar to English fashion."

Dandy talks about dandies at Dandy Day RADUNO DANDY ITALIANO
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Dandy talks about dandies at Dandy Day RADUNO DANDY ITALIANO

After Florence and the color explosions there, another holiday of Italian dendism, like a breeze from the Tuscan wind ... Dandy Day RADUNO DANDY ITALIANO, in its first edition, found a matching decor among the antiquities of FIERA ANTIQUARIA DI AREZZO.

Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo
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Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo

The Wool Lab Autumn/Winter 2018/2019 by Woolmark at Pitti Uomo - A collection of the latest commercially available wool fabrics and yarns.

Celebrities' style:Guy Ritchie
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Celebrities' style:Guy Ritchie

Guy Stuart Ritchie was born on 10th of September 1968). He is an English filmmaker known for his crime films. Some of his best known films are: "Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels", "Sherlock Holmes", "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows", "The Man from U.N.C.L.E.".

Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
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Alexander McQueen Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

The wit, wisdom and beauty of Oscar Wilde as he journeys from tite street in London to Paris saint Germain inform Alexander McQueen’s menswear collection this season. The writer wears tailoring typical of the London gent, cut in classic British fabrics to begin with – jackets and coats in wool serge with velvet appliqu?s, a 3-piece flannel suit in charcoal and exaggerated overcoats in or trimmed with shearling.

John Varvatos Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection
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John Varvatos Fall/Winter 2017-2018 collection

Emphasized in texture and character, the Fall/Winter 2017 collection gives the idea of nonchalant cool with an uncompromising devotion to elegance and boldness. A personality driven by free- thinking sensibilities and a refusal to become content with the norm.

Cifonelli Fall/Winter 2016 collection
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Cifonelli Fall/Winter 2016 collection

The classical splendor that is the Royal Palace of Madrid in the Eighteenth Century continues to inspire us today. The restrained opulence of the Berniniesque exterior housing centuries of Spanish art and ancient culture. The luxury and resplendence of princely elegance on display reverberates within us today as design handed down for generations lives again in the collection from Cifonelli for Fall/Winter 2016.

Personal tailoring by Massimo Dutti
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Personal tailoring by Massimo Dutti

There are two adjectives that describe the new aesthetic code that is taking over amongst urban gentlemen. Thus it has been dictated by the catwalks and thus it has been reinterpreted by firms such as Massimo Dutti, which in its new Personal Tailoring Collection has found inspiration in a vanguard and more light-hearted casual version of the classic executive look. A new post-modern Dandy, capable of beautifully and rigorously combining concepts such as casual and vanguard with savoir faire and the clear-cut elegance that the strictest codes of the sartorial world dictate.

Men's style inspiration by millionaire Gianluca Vacchi
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Men's style inspiration by millionaire Gianluca Vacchi

Today we continue our overview of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi's wardrobe, full of stylish, elegant, eye-catching, colorful pieces, appropriate for a wide range of occasions as well as a dandy lifestyle.

Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Gianluca Vacchi and Ariadna Gutierrez
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Italian entrepreneur and millionaire Gianluca Vacchi and Ariadna Gutierrez

Today we'll take a look at the wardrobe of the Italian millionaire Gianluca Vacchi (Born on August 5, 1967 in Bologna, Italy). He is an entrepreneur and financier and serves as a President at SEA Societ? Europea Autocaravan S.p.A.

Trussardi Spring/Summer 2017 collection - a protagonist of a dandyism
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Trussardi Spring/Summer 2017 collection - a protagonist of a dandyism

The point of departure is the art of Ligabue and Vincent Van Gogh, especially the agitated lines and bold strokes they used to portray the clothes of the male figures in their paintings.

Men's suit as a cult
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Men's suit as a cult

The suit must be worn with dignity and respect for yourself, the others and the qualities of the garment. It should be worn as it's a part of you, not as something bought and put on for the first time as an unbearable burden...

Bow ties - another lovely anachronism
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Bow ties - another lovely anachronism

If you get inspired by the dandyism you can tie around you neck a necktie as a bow tie and break the administrative conventionality.

Pitti Uomo - joyful fashion anarchism
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Pitti Uomo - joyful fashion anarchism

The transformation of a man into a wonderful frivolous mannequin, covered with draperies and Art Nouveau wine red, was a particularly intrusive trend during the latest edition of men's fashion platform Pitti Uomo.

Suspenders - one cute anachronism in men's wardrobe
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Suspenders - one cute anachronism in men's wardrobe

Suspenders (or Braces in British English) - this cute anachronism - are popular especially in England and the USA. Americans consider suspenders practical and comfortable with a hint of nostalgic feeling. For Englishmen - braces are part of the tradition.

Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness
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Thom Browne - the talented coryphaeus of backwardness

Browne's innovations in tailoring are identified in the gallant scandal and reconciliation of the paradigms of men's and women's fashion.

The Gentleman's wardrobe: The Boutonnière
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The Gentleman's wardrobe: The Boutonnière

The gentleman has many exciting activities to which he proceeds with witty responsibility and doesn't fall so low to confuse them with the so-called work... And one of these fascinating activities is keeping a Boutonnière.

The walking stick
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The walking stick

In other times and ages, not as neglected as the inconsolable modernity, a gentleman never went out on the street without a hat, a pair of gloves and a walking stick.

The London-based tailor-dandy Joshua Kane
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The London-based tailor-dandy Joshua Kane

There is one young, moustached and long-haired tailor who shakes the old school of London bespoke tailoring with what the street calls 'coolness'. He is definitely not what you would expect if you are familiar with the traditionally conservative scene of Savile Row.

Cabinet pajamas and Dressing gowns are back!
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Cabinet pajamas and Dressing gowns are back!

We know about the aristocratic's habit of giving pajama parties to which expensive brocades and silks shimmer in midnight on the bodies of sleepless night birds celebrities. But beyond that eccentricity, this two standards in menswear become flippantly popular.

I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman
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I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman

The book (Released August 2013) documents the well-kept lives of 57 protagonists of contemporary dandyism from different cultures and societies, united by the beautiful and bold presentiment that dandy is not in the past, but differentiates in a full diversity the dandyism, making it his own signature.

Dandies through the centuries: Contemporary dandies
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Dandies through the centuries: Contemporary dandies

Jim Fairfax is a New York-based interior designer, who in his witty play wished to present his exterior in a suit jacket and a vest in the not boring shade of dove gray, with high English shoulder and a dominant rounded lapel.

Dandies through the centuries: Karl Lagerfeld
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Dandies through the centuries: Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld has reached a level of disturbing dandyism in the maturity of his fashion career. Weight loss and plastic surgery had to proclaim the convulsions of his fashion presence, but his mouth strongly reminded that of the elderly Coco Chanel, which resulted in a grimace over strictness and fashionable contempt.

Dandies through the centuries: Cecil Beaton
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Dandies through the centuries: Cecil Beaton

Sir Cecil Walter Hardy Beaton CBE (1904-1980) was an English fashion, portrait and war photographer. He often photographed the Royal Family for official publication and was considered the most elegant man in England during the 30s and 40s.

Dandies through the centuries: Michael Fish
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Dandies through the centuries: Michael Fish

Michael Fish is the absolute dandy of the 60s, who returned the baroque brocade liveries, shirts with plastron, quillings, frill and the whole excessiveness of Macaronism.

Dandies through the centuries: Charles Baudelaire
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Dandies through the centuries: Charles Baudelaire

Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a French poet, essayist, art critic, and pioneering translator of Edgar Allan Poe, born in Paris, France, in 1821. His most famous work Les Fleurs du mal expresses the changing nature of beauty in modern, industrializing Paris during the 19th century.

Technicolour Tailoring by Dolce and Gabbana
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Technicolour Tailoring by Dolce and Gabbana

For the fashion forward gentleman’s formal occasions, luxurious jewel hued mikado and shantung are fashioned into razor sharp tuxedos.

Dandies through the centuries: Beau Brummell
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Dandies through the centuries: Beau Brummell

Beau Brummell is credited with introducing and establishing the perfectly fitted and tailored bespoke garments as a trend in menswear. He is the 'father' of dandyism.

DAKS Fall/Winter 2016 - the elegant sentiment of English eveningwear
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DAKS Fall/Winter 2016 - the elegant sentiment of English eveningwear

DAKS menswear collection took Milan Fashion Week once again as its main stage, for the Fall Winter 2016 season Creative Director Filippo Scuffi honored the label’s London heritage.

From dandies to modern gentlemen at LACMA in April
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From dandies to modern gentlemen at LACMA in April

Sharon Takeda, curator of “Reigning Men: Fashion in Menswear, 1715–2015” opening at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) on April 10, says, “After five years of researching and finding pieces to put in the show, we have quite an interesting group of things that are quite colorful. In the end, it’s turned out to be quite enlightening in the sense that the material is just as rich to mine as in womenswear.”

You have to think differently before you can dress differently - Peculiar to Mr Fish
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You have to think differently before you can dress differently - Peculiar to Mr Fish

In 1966, after 9 years at Turnbull & Asser and a short period as John Steven's assistant, Michael Fish opened his own store called 'Mr. Fish'. The exclusiveness of the store is determined by the high prices - usually about £35 for a jacket, £100 - for a suit, and £8-20 - for a shirt - defined by the generously used expensive fabrics.

Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost
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Dandy Lifestyle Hunting by De Oost

De Oost Bespoke Tailoring is a Dutch tailoring house with a contemporary sense of style & personal attention. They design and tailor business-, leisure- and formal wear for gentlemen.

The exquisite gentleman - a man obsessed with personal elegance
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The exquisite gentleman - a man obsessed with personal elegance

Sartorial elegance isn't just a hobby for this breed of very-well-put-together men - it's their life's calling. Serena Altschul explores the world of the dandy, which Nathaniel "Natty" Adams (author of "I Am Dandy") and photographer Rose Callahan define as a man "obsessed with personal elegance."

Тhe cultural history of dandyism
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Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Nathaniel Adams, co-author of the book "I am Dandy," discusses the cultural history of dandyism, gives a tour of his personal wardrobe, and examines the way the theatrics of fashion relate to a person's inner character.

Krammer & Stoudt show the dandy style at New York Men's Fashion Week
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Krammer & Stoudt show the dandy style at New York Men's Fashion Week

Krammer & Stoudt once again proved our statement: The black suit is not in fashion and the dandy style makes men more attractive.

Dandyism as a Style
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Dandyism as a Style

The creator of this style is the previously mentioned Beau Brummell, who defines dandyism as the last burst of heroism in decadent ages and compares it with poetic creativity, with the most severe monastic discipline of keeping such a brilliant self-control, which surprises everyone, except a dandy.

Test yourself - How Dandy Are You?
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Test yourself - How Dandy Are You?

If you have read our article The dandy style and you found in yourself some of the described characteristics, but you are not completely sure if you can call yourself a Dandy, here is a test to help you.

The modern dandy
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The modern dandy

The dandy style has fan and followers all over the world. And we're going to present you some of them, starting with Ljubomir Milchev – Dandy.

The dandy style
The dandy style

The dandy style

Dandy (a.k.a beau or gallant) - a man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of self.

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