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IWC Aquatimer

IWC Aquatimer Chronograph Blue Diving Watch

Posted: August 17, 2013 at 8:28 pm   /   Archive, Style, Watches

Diving is a pursuit quite unlike any other as it is completely freeing, exhilarating and eye-opening all at once and it really isn’t difficult to see why thousands of men each year head out into the deep blue sea to get their adrenaline fix. It is one of the few sporting endeavours, however, where it […]

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Why Young Men Should Dress Well

Posted: August 15, 2013 at 9:47 pm   /   Archive, Style

At the Modern Gentlemen, we welcome guest contributors and I am pleased to introduce the latest post from our youngest contributor to date. It just goes to show the art of dressing well and being a gentleman spans all ages. – SM Dear Readers, my name is Ian, a 19 year old University student based […]

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Ryan Gosling

Style Icons – Ryan Gosling

Posted: August 11, 2013 at 11:25 pm   /   Archive, Style Icons

Ryan Gosling was born on November 12th 1980 in London, Ontario. The son of Thomas and Donna Gosling, his career as an actor started from an early age. At twelve he got his first TV part on the Disney Channel’s Mickey Mouse Club. Fellow cast members included Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. During his two […]

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Unboxing of Pediwear monkstrap shoes

Posted: August 3, 2013 at 2:55 pm   /   Archive, Shoes, Style

In my last video, I reviewed and took you through an order of an amazing pair of chestnut brown double monkstrap shoes. In this video, you get to see them for yourself and make up your own mind if I am right in thinking Pediwear is one of the best online retailers for quality […]

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Pattern Mixing

A Guide to Pattern Mixing

Posted: August 2, 2013 at 11:11 am   /   Featured, How To..., Style

Mixing patterns can be a daunting task. Done well it reveals your sartorial sophistication. Done poorly and you look like you dressed in the dark. So if you’ve just begun your style journey this may not be for you, yet. On the other hand, if you feel confident and want to add a new dimension […]

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Pratt knot

A Knot For All Occasions – The Pratt aka Shelby

Posted: July 24, 2013 at 2:12 pm   /   Featured, How To..., Style

For a man to be truly well dressed he should know a variety of tie knots. Each knot has its merits and should be chosen according to the width and weight of the tie, the type of shirt collar you are wearing and the formality of the occasion. Sadly, most men still only know the […]

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The Importance of Contrast

Posted: July 17, 2013 at 1:33 pm   /   Featured, How To..., Style

There are so many contradictory rules about using colour. One expert declares earth colours should be worn with pale skin, another recommends pastels. These rules are as arbitrary as they are unreliable. So is there any useful advice for men regarding colour? I believe there is and it concerns contrast. The idea is the colours […]

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Butler Luxury

Review of Butler Luxury hangers

Posted: July 13, 2013 at 3:00 pm   /   Archive, Reviews, Style

The easiest way to upgrade your style is to care for what you have better. As a modern gentleman, I wear a lot of suits, blazers and jackets and one of the best ways to care for your jackets is to invest in quality hangers. When Butler Luxury got in contact and asked if I […]

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