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. He is a winner of "Dandy for 2013" prize.

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

"People assume that dandyism is an art of being generous, or a lifestyle choice or philosophy, but I think it is closer of metal disorder some kind, I mean in the best way. It i s obsession.", said Nathaniel Adams.

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

The co-author tells the meaning of the "dandy" word and gave some examples of men who are considered to be a dandy through the years - figures in the social life, politics and celebrities.

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

He explained what is to be a dandy - he dresses how he feel. Some of his jackets and suits have specific messages embroidered in the inner side of the collars.

Nathaniel Adams doesn't considered himself a dandy, but he is flattered when other people call him dandy.

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Let's see some of his best outfits that makes him a dandy:

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

Тhe cultural history of dandyism

What do you think, are you a dandy - test yourself?


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Boyana is following men`s trade fairs and exhibitions. She is also covering fashion industry news, best dressed section, lifestyle and trends.


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