Ever wonder why your jacket has a buttonhole on the left lapel? Ever stranger, there’s no matching button to be found on the right lapel. The most popular explanation is it’s a flower holder inspired by England’s Prince Albert, who after he was presented with a small bouquet from Queen Victoria on their wedding day, made the gentlemanly gesture of cutting a hole in his lapel to hold the flowers.
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."