Etiquette of a true gentleman

Etiquette of a true gentleman

Many argue that the concept of being a true gentleman is archaic. Some may say that the rules of being a true gentleman have not and cannot change. Being a modern gentleman means being everything, but also nothing. I’m not saying you should throw your jacket over a mud puddle, or stand up just because…

Shirts, shirts, shirts!

Shirts, shirts, shirts!

The history of the gentlemens shirts begins centuries ago, but the modern shirt as we know it today, started developing in the late 19th century. In 1871, the company Brown, Davies & Co. of Aldermanbury presented the first gentlemans shirt with buttons all the way up. David Gale of Turnbull & Asser When buying a…

James Andrew: New York Dandy

James Andrew: New York Dandy

When and why did you start your blog? I started my blog rather reluctantly about 5 years ago- I attended a gym and whenever I walked in – all the trainers would howl- what are you wearing? Perhaps it was the fact that I was sporting a lavender suit? A boxing instructor suggested I start a blog to…

Follow David through his exciting – yet bumpy road towards success – Pt.2

Follow David through his exciting – yet bumpy road towards success – Pt.2

Part 2 Peter looked at me with a cigarette hanging downwards from his lips and asked if I had a light. I replied that I did not smoke, and that it was bad for his health. Peter laughed and said that he intended to live his life the only way he felt was appealing to…

Meet William Follestad

Meet William Follestad

Follestad & Co. was founded in Christiania in 1923 by Enoch Follestad. The idea behind the establishment was selling men’s clothing in all sizes. No matter how big or small you are, you shall have finished garment that fits. Follestad store Akersgata 28 is driven in the same way today. Follestad group run by father and son Bengt…

The Suit

The Suit

“Don’t dress for the job you have; dress for the job you’d like to get.” The suit remains as the most elegant piece of clothing a man can wear, provided that the cut, color and fabrics are in order and fits the occasion, climate and time of year. A well-made suit should have a “natural”…

Meet Ørnulf Høyer

Meet Ørnulf Høyer

Ørnulf Høyer Ørnulf Høyer established Høyer fashion house back in 2003. Earlier, Ørnulf builded the fashion brand SAND for the Norwegian consumers to recognize. Today he is having great success with multiple brands like By Malene Birger, SAND, NN07 and DAY. Since May 2005 when he opened his first Høyer-store at Sjølyst in Oslo, he…

Meet Morten Rasmussen

Meet Morten Rasmussen

Morten Rasmussen It´s clear that this man lives and breathes for his job. Especially when he runs one of Oslo’s most Italian-inspired clothing store for men. Morten Rasmussen, one of the Co-founders behind the clothing store Ragazzi, located in Vika, Oslo. How would you define your personal style? My personal style is both classic and…

People Have And Always Will Judge Others By Looks

People Have And Always Will Judge Others By Looks

People have and will continue to judge you based on your appearance. The absurd reality is that we form assumptive verdicts on people within the first 3 seconds of meeting them, and we spend the next 90 seconds trying to confirm our initial conclusion. Thus, you have already been judged by the person you are…

How To Choose The Right Timepiece

How To Choose The Right Timepiece

If you want to make an attempt to analyze the style of the man sitting in front of you, do not forget to look for the watch he’s wearing. This of course requires a certain knowledge of the most common watch models, but such knowledge can be acquired within a few months. Before you even…

Etiquette of a true gentleman

Etiquette of a true gentleman

Many argue that the concept of being a true gentleman is archaic. Some may say that the rules of being a true gentleman have not and cannot change. Being a modern gentleman means being everything, but also nothing. I’m not saying you should throw your jacket over a mud puddle, or stand up just because…

Shirts, shirts, shirts!

Shirts, shirts, shirts!

The history of the gentlemens shirts begins centuries ago, but the modern shirt as we know it today, started developing in the late 19th century. In 1871, the company Brown, Davies & Co. of Aldermanbury presented the first gentlemans shirt with buttons all the way up. David Gale of Turnbull & Asser When buying a…

James Andrew: New York Dandy

James Andrew: New York Dandy

When and why did you start your blog? I started my blog rather reluctantly about 5 years ago- I attended a gym and whenever I walked in – all the trainers would howl- what are you wearing? Perhaps it was the fact that I was sporting a lavender suit? A boxing instructor suggested I start a blog to…

Follow David through his exciting – yet bumpy road towards success – Pt.2

Follow David through his exciting – yet bumpy road towards success – Pt.2

Part 2 Peter looked at me with a cigarette hanging downwards from his lips and asked if I had a light. I replied that I did not smoke, and that it was bad for his health. Peter laughed and said that he intended to live his life the only way he felt was appealing to…

Meet William Follestad

Meet William Follestad

Follestad & Co. was founded in Christiania in 1923 by Enoch Follestad. The idea behind the establishment was selling men’s clothing in all sizes. No matter how big or small you are, you shall have finished garment that fits. Follestad store Akersgata 28 is driven in the same way today. Follestad group run by father and son Bengt…

The Suit

The Suit

“Don’t dress for the job you have; dress for the job you’d like to get.” The suit remains as the most elegant piece of clothing a man can wear, provided that the cut, color and fabrics are in order and fits the occasion, climate and time of year. A well-made suit should have a “natural”…

Meet Ørnulf Høyer

Meet Ørnulf Høyer

Ørnulf Høyer Ørnulf Høyer established Høyer fashion house back in 2003. Earlier, Ørnulf builded the fashion brand SAND for the Norwegian consumers to recognize. Today he is having great success with multiple brands like By Malene Birger, SAND, NN07 and DAY. Since May 2005 when he opened his first Høyer-store at Sjølyst in Oslo, he…

Meet Morten Rasmussen

Meet Morten Rasmussen

Morten Rasmussen It´s clear that this man lives and breathes for his job. Especially when he runs one of Oslo’s most Italian-inspired clothing store for men. Morten Rasmussen, one of the Co-founders behind the clothing store Ragazzi, located in Vika, Oslo. How would you define your personal style? My personal style is both classic and…

People Have And Always Will Judge Others By Looks

People Have And Always Will Judge Others By Looks

People have and will continue to judge you based on your appearance. The absurd reality is that we form assumptive verdicts on people within the first 3 seconds of meeting them, and we spend the next 90 seconds trying to confirm our initial conclusion. Thus, you have already been judged by the person you are…

How To Choose The Right Timepiece

How To Choose The Right Timepiece

If you want to make an attempt to analyze the style of the man sitting in front of you, do not forget to look for the watch he’s wearing. This of course requires a certain knowledge of the most common watch models, but such knowledge can be acquired within a few months. Before you even…