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The Pocket Square

Author : A.C. Phillips
ISBN : 9780500773376
Genre : Design
File Size : 41. 44 MB
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Handkerchief, pochette, fazelleto, pañuelo, mouchoir de poche, tenugui, hankachi or hank. They all mean one thing. A small innocent square of fabric. Place one in a jacket pocket however, and it transforms into a pocket square. A gentlemans boldest accessory, it adds the final flourish and character to any wardrobe and is a stylish alternative to the tie when a gentleman needs to look sharp. When, where and how should a gentleman wear the perfect pocket square? The guide features 22 pocket square folds, for linen, cotton and silk, from the simple and elegant Presidential to the complex and flamboyant Bouquet fold. As well as brief written descriptions and advice on when to wear each style, each fold is also accompanied by easy-to-follow diagrams and bold illustrations of how to wear ones pocket square with style. Names synonymous with elegant and distinctive style from every decade Cary Grant, Oscar Wilde, the Duke of Windsor, Fred Astaire, JFK and Yves Saint Laurent provide style inspiration. The Pocket Square is the essential gift for the fashion-conscious gentleman wishing to experiment with the endless possibilities of this precious piece of fabric and turn it into the ultimate signature of their style.

Dressing The Man You Love

Author : Betsy Durkin Matthes
ISBN : 0977387836
Genre : Design
File Size : 46. 16 MB
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"Discover how to: immediately spot the most experienced salesperson in a men's clothing store; pick the best colors and contrasts to set off your man's unique eye, skin, and hair color; identify a fabric and evaluate its quality; choose the right selections guaranteed to enhance your man's unique figure challenges; combine checks, stripes, textures, and as many as four different patterns in the same outfit; select a tie for him in the ideal width, pattern, color, and fabric for any occasion; execute 3 different knots for a regulation tie, while mastering a bow tie; recognize the difference between a Balmoral oxford, a Monk shoe and a Weejum; solve the problem of appropriate business dress for 'Casual Fridays'; create a fool-proof plan for helping him compose his wardrobe when you can't be there; utilize important information on how to keep your man's newly acquired wardrobe looking and wearing like new"--p. [4] of cover.

Razor Squares Cutting Edge Pocket Sculpture To Sharpen Your Look

Author : William J. Thompson
ISBN : 9780557552887
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An illustrated guide to folding razor-sharp pocket squares with starch and steam, for a classically retro look with modern flair. Includes new and innovative folds.

The Art Of Manliness

Author : Brett McKay
ISBN : 9781440308918
Genre : Reference
File Size : 54. 71 MB
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Man Up! While it's definitely more than just monster trucks, grilling and six-pack abs, true manliness is hard to define. The words macho and manly are not synonymous. Taking lessons from classic gentlemen such as Benjamin Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, authors Brett and Kate McKay have created a collection of the most useful advice every man needs to know to live life to its full potential. This book contains a wealth of information that ranges from survival skills to social skills to advice on how to improve your character. Whether you are braving the wilds with your friends, courting your girlfriend or raising a family, inside you'll find practical information and inspiration for every area of life. You'll learn the basics all modern men should know, including how to: Shave like your grandpa Be a perfect houseguest Fight like a gentleman using the art of bartitsu Help a friend with a problem Give a man hug Perform a fireman's carry Ask for a woman's hand in marriage Raise resilient kids Predict the weather like a frontiersman Start a fire without matches Give a dynamic speech Live a well-balanced life So jump in today and gain the skills and knowledge you need to be a real man in the 21st century.

Manly Manners

Author : Wayne James
ISBN : 9781491794265
Genre : Self-Help
File Size : 46. 46 MB
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Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21st Century is the first volume of a three-volume treatise on modern mens manners by fashion designer, lawyer, former senator Wayne James. Elegant, sophisticated, and immensely informativeyet edgy, sexy, witty, and even irreverent at timesthe trilogy is poised to become the definitive lifestyle guide for the modern man. Is there a difference in the way one holds a glass of red wine versus a glass of white? How should a young man conduct himself in a gay sauna? What are the rules for Shopping While Ethnic? Ever heard of a tabarro? How does a gentleman correctly wear one? What should a young man do (and not do) if detained by law enforcement officers? And whats the best way to survive prisonunraped? How should a gentleman comport himself when invited to coffee in Ethiopia or a funeral in Japan? Is there gloryhole etiquette? Who enters a revolving door first: The man or the woman? What about when entering and exiting restaurants? How should transgender people conduct themselves in gender-specific public restrooms? Ladies are taught how to sit, stand, and walk correctly. But whats the comportment for their male counterparts? Is there a way to politely suggest an enema to a sex-partner before engaging in anal sex? And what are the new and emerging rules for planning a same-sex wedding? How should a corn-fed, red-blooded, young man apologize to his tellak for getting a raging erection while being massaged on the gbektasi? Roll over and play dead? When conducting business in China or in the Arab World, what are the faux pas that can kill a multi-million-dollar deal? Is there a difference between a blazer and a sport coat? And whats the history of penny loafers or mens underwear? Such topics, and many moresome as mundane as how to correctly use a bidet, others as arcane as how to conduct oneself during an Audience with the popeare addressed in the more than 800 pages of Manly Manners: Lifestyle & Modern Etiquette for the Young Man of the 21st Century. Manners is a mans job; and Manly Manners is the new manual.

The Gentleman S Guide To Cool

Author : Paul Giles
ISBN : 9780994275585
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 42. 64 MB
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According to a Harvard University study, once a bad impression is formed, it takes eight - eight! - subsequent good encounters to correct that initial impression. You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Paul Giles, News Corp columnist and former international male model who worked with the biggest fashion houses and designers for over 20 years, shows men how to make the right first impression. 'The Gentlemen's Guide to Cool: Clothing, Grooming, Etiquette' is the book for any man who wants to learn the secrets of making a great first and lasting impression. Learn what to wear, how to portray confidence and simple grooming techniques that will make a difference to all areas of your life.

Pocket Square Art

Author : Oran Z. Belgrave Sr
ISBN : 1692360833
Genre :
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How to use pocket squares, the Art of pocket SQUARES and more.

Pocket Squares For Men

Author : Mark Davids
ISBN : 148121392X
Genre : Reference
File Size : 66. 91 MB
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2014 Edition - Full color paperback rich with images + Bonus Chapter One of the simplest ways to elevate your style is by wearing a pocket square in your suit or blazer breast pocket! With an investment of some $20, you can separate yourself from the crowd! What do Winston Churchill, Frank Sinatra and James Bond have in common? There are so many instances where you could have seen them dressed well and looking sharp. And most of these times, they would wear a pocket square in their breast pocket! Why not try it yourself? With this practical guide, you can become a master of pocket squares in no time and learn how to upgrade your look with these small pieces of elegance! In this Pocket Squares guide you will learn: What are pocket squares and how theyare different from handkerchiefs How to choose the right pocket square size Pocket squares rules: tips on how to wearpocket squares and how to match colors, patterns and materials How not to wear pocket squares! Know the right pocket square etiquette What do high quality pocket squares have in common Where to buy pocketsquares and what prices to expect Discover 5 different pocketsquare folds, simply presented and explained (graphics) Should you wash your pocket squares *** BONUS CHAPTER *** REAL LIFE STYLING EXAMPLES *** Scroll up and grab a full color paperback copy at discounted price AND get a Kindle version for FREE!

Death Of Pocket Square Snobbery

Author : Oran Z. Belgrave Sr
ISBN : 1692504460
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Essential P Pin

Author : Jacques Pépin
ISBN : 9780547607382
Genre : Cooking
File Size : 76. 31 MB
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For the first time ever, the legendary chef collects and updates the best recipes from his six-decade career. Featuring DVD clips demonstrating every technique a cook will ever need. In his more than sixty years as a chef, Jacques Pépin has earned a reputation as a champion of simplicity. His recipes are classics. They find the shortest, surest route to flavor, avoiding complicated techniques. Now, in a book that celebrates his life in food, the world’s most famous cooking teacher winnows his favorite recipes from the thousands he has created, streamlining them even further. They include Onion Soup Lyonnaise-Style, which Jacques enjoyed as a young chef while bar-crawling in Paris; Linguine with Clam Sauce and Vegetables, a frequent dinner chez Jacques; Grilled Chicken with Tarragon Butter, which he makes indoors in winter and outdoors in summer; Five-Peppercorn Steak, his spin on a bistro classic; Mémé’s Apple Tart, which his mother made every day in her Lyon restaurant; and Warm Chocolate Fondue Soufflé, part cake, part pudding, part soufflé, and pure bliss. Essential Pépin spans the many styles of Jacques’s cooking: homey country French, haute cuisine, fast food Jacques-style, and fresh contemporary American dishes. Many of the recipes are globally inspired, from Mexico, across Europe, or the Far East. In the DVD clips included in the ebook, Jacques shines as a teacher, as he demonstrates all the techniques a cook needs to know. This truly is the essential Pépin.

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