LOOK LIKE A GENT
Years ago, I bought my first pair of “high quality” shoes and quivered when handing over a credit card to settle a $500 tab. A confidante of mine at the time reassured me “you’ll have them for the rest of your life.”
Ok, so what’s the deal with not wearing “white” after Labor Day?
As the temperatures cool (maybe) and the leaves turn a different shade (depending on where you live), the time is upon us for layers of leather!
What you love about your favorite whiskey (quality and scarcity) you can also find in your casual or formal wear.
Since I was a young boy, I had a formed a genuine love for two things that would one day turn into my craft and career: dressing dapper and connecting to people.
First and foremost, we’re fans of wood-work… stereo-typically speaking, all men do! A fine watch made out of wood is even better!
What inspires brothers to create a watch integrating hardwood and stainless steel?
“Hand-made” has become an unfortunate loose term as technology has brought us the ability to mass-produce.
In search of great style, but can’t afford $200 on shirts or slacks?
Live like a gent
Have you seen the shirt “Keep Austin Weird?” It’s an authentic statement.
There is a reason the word ‘gentleman’ is synonymous with words like chivalrous, courteous and honorable.
The word ‘staycation’ is a portmanteau where one can take themselves (and family) for a short stay within driving distance free from tension and anxiety.
We could go on and on about fabulous places worth a visit in Miami (and likely, we’ll have a reprise) but here are a few we highly recommend
Our newest series to help you find your way on the road… to Paris
If you’ve explored the design of Miami Beach famed hotels you’ve heard the name Morris Lapidus (Fountain Bleu, Eden Roc).
If the organic route is your path, look no further than The Hunting Club based out of Toronto, Canada. Heard of small batch whiskey?
Henry Flagler founder of Standard Oil and Florida East Coast Railway (and countless others) had an eye for luxury.
Inspired by fond memories of a classic shave and the lack of Bay Rum grooming products on the market founding spouses Chris and Lillian built Gilbert Henry Company quite literally from scratch!
Cocktail guides in the 1890’s would often refer to bartenders as mixologists.
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We at Gent Life would like to take a moment to honor the 41st President of the United States, George HW Bush.
The word ‘gentleman’ as defined by Merriam-Webster includes “a man whose conduct conforms to a high standard of propriety or correct behavior.”
Born December 6th, 1924 in Sokoly, Poland, Calvin Joseph Lepkowsky immigrated to New York City with his parents Benjamin and Francis along with his brother David in 1927.
Every writer of Gent Life has a divine connection to the Second World War. Through grandfathers and great uncles, we hear stories of commitment and sacrifice that have traveled through decades of time filling us with pride and inspiration
April of 1955 had its share of historic transitions as the chapter of American and allied pride of World War 2 shifted to the Cold War.
Every writer of Gent Life has a divine connection to the Second World War.
If you’ve been to NYC, you know covering everything there is to do and see in one blog post is impossible.
There you are debating which pattern of shirt you like best… after all, you can’t buy them all! If you buy all 3, or one in each style, it’s bound to run up your tab! What to do?
The handkerchief can actually be traced back as far as the ancient Greeks, English and French noblemen, often credited to King Richard II of England.
Our newest series to help you find your way on the road… to London!
When you hear the word Cuba what comes to mind? Cigars, classic cars, bold colors or perhaps delightful food? Although accurate, there is another perspective…
The Northern French coast is absolutely gorgeous. A crisp breeze, greenery as far as one can see in one direction with vast ocean in the other.
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