The beauty of the internet for enthusiasts of classic menswear is that it lets us discover ateliers and artisans around the globe who produce the finest sartorial items. But which sartorial destinations are worth visiting in person? If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get […]
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About Dr. Christopher Lee
Dr. Christopher Lee is a Professor of Comparative Literature and English with an interest in classic men's style. He enjoys travel, especially in Italy and the UK, well-prepared food, classical music, and other gentlemanly pursuits.
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The denim shirt finds its origins in workwear and seems far removed from the world of tailoring, yet it has recently been labeled the most versatile shirt for the modern man and “the new white shirt” by The Rake magazine. Is that really the case? If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the […]
Menswear connoisseurs know the term spezzato in reference to the inimitable way Italian men split up a suit, wearing the trousers from one and the jacket of another with seemingly effortless style. In case you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are the same as normal, we just get a small commission.
Previously on the Gentleman’s Gazette, we discussed how to maximize the use of white in your wardrobe, particularly during the summer months. If you’re still on the fence about trying white, the colors of off-white, cream, ivory or beige can be your gateway to lighter colors. They are also remarkably appropriate for all season wear. […]
Just as all of humanity can trace its origins to a single common ancestor, the DNA of classic menswear, dandyism, and the contemporary iGent goes back to one person: George Bryan “Beau” Brummell (1778-1840). In this profile, we examine the life of a man whose impact on style can still be strongly felt more than […]
Just because today’s college students often come to class wearing flip-flops, band tees, and pajama pants doesn’t mean that professors should too. In this guide, one in our series of dressing for a profession, we tackle what to wear if you work in academia. If you shop at amazon and we refer you, prices are […]