My Life With A Dandy

I’m With Him – My life With A Dandy

The life of the elegant gentleman is one that has caused quite the stir over recent years. With the hit book ‘I Am Dandy’ coming out, men around the world have been inspired by the selection of gentlemen who not only dress well, but have seemingly managed to transport back through time to cultivate a sense of class and refinement seen in the 1920s through 50s. Read more

Bow Ties in Real Ancient Madder Silk & Wool Challis - Handmade by Fort Belvedere

Bow Ties in Real Ancient Madder Silk & Wool Challis

Self-tie bow ties are one of those accessories that add a personal note to your outfit because you can decide how you want your bow tie knot to look. Over the years, I have collected vintage bow ties, and I probably have about 70 by now in my closet. One thing I noticed was the variety of shapes, materials and colors that is all but distinct today.  Read more

Ways To Lace Shoes - The Derby Shoe

Ways To Lace Shoes – The Derby Shoe

Last week, we showed you How To Lace Oxfords the Proper Way, and today we’ll show you a video of how to lace Derby Shoes but there is actually quite a wide range of ways to lace and tie your shoelaces. According to renowned shoe lacing expert Ian Fieggen, there are almost two trillion ways to lace a shoe using just six pairs of eyelets! Read more