Tag: dandyism

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.

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.

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.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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