1. To be absolutely sure, a gentleman’s life earns new significance when he not only identifies his purpose, but he also cultivates that purpose into something tangible that benefits other individuals. It is tragically irresponsible when an accomplished gentleman attains a certain degree of success, only to be miserly and penurious with his blessings.

     
  2. jfitzpatrickfootwear:

    Get some burgundy into your life! The Rainier and Wallingford, ever so dazzling!


    #jfitzpatrick #jfitzpatrickfootwear #twotonedshoes #spectators #corespondents #burgundyshoes #balmorals #adelaides #dressshoes #mensshoes #mensstyle #menswear #mensfashion #shoes #shoestagram #shoestyle #shoesnob #shoeporn #theshoesnob84 #theshoesnob #style #styleformen

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  3. lacasuarina:

    Somehow, somewhere, I feel LuxeSwap is missing a credit on this list. 

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  4. abrothaseye:

    Photography: Photos by Semaj.com
    Wardrobe: Alvin Lampkins aka abrothaseye

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  8. Review - Nice Laundry - Hosiery

    Nice LaundryIn the interest of full transparency, I must readily and wholeheartedly disclose, socks were never a high priority when I embarked upon revamping my personal style. Socks, or if you really want to sound sartorially educated – hosiery, were never a matter of great importance. Socks, unfortunately, were the after-afterthought. And so, my sock drawer was inundated with the same monotonous collection…

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  9. theartofthegentleman:

    #facts #truth

     
  10. dandyshoecare:

    "Custom Brown" 

    A new Patina for a elegant gentleman from Italy Mr.R.F.

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  12. IMG_0174Woe unto the gentleman that stubbornly relegates his footwear collection to sneakers and, well, yet more sneakers. To shun and deprive oneself from a much-required element of variety borders on unforgivable sartorial sin. Sneakers cannot sufficiently satisfy every occasion in a gentleman’s life, and truthfully, neither can a formal dress shoe – although it comes tantalizingly close. The solution: seek comfortable middle ground. Enter the casual nubuck shoe. Nubuck is the outer layer of cattle hide that has been buffed and sanded to achieve a soft nap and light velvet touch. Similar to suede, it is actually a little tougher, and theoretically, should last longer. Perfect for casual work days. Perfect for a relaxed dinner on the weekend. Perfect for easygoing cookouts in the backyard. For all intents and purposes, it’s probably the perfect casual shoe that you are not wearing. Here are 5 reasons why you should be wearing them, like, right now.

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    Five reasons to wear some bucks

    • A distinguished pair of nubuck shoes can handle almost any casual environment that a gentleman may encounter during long summer months when fun is inevitable.
    • Because, when dress shoes are too strict and sneakers are far too lax, a clean pair of denim jeans require the appropriate middle ground – the laudable nubuck. And that includes khakis as well.
    • Colored dress shoes, perhaps, are too garish for an average gentleman’s sartorial palate. Colored nubucks, on the other hand, afford the slightest of flexibility for experimentation. It’s a low risk, high reward circumstance. You can’t lose.
    • Maintenance is crazy simple. Yes, shoe trees are still recommended. However, a gentleman need not worry about shoe polish and the like. Invest in a suede & nubuck protector. And invest in a brush and gum eraser. Touch up the obligatory scuff or stain as needed.
    • Nubuck shoes are relatively inexpensive. In fact, they can be readily purchased at discount spots such as DSW on the regular.
    Style & Substance - The Casual Nubuck - The Safest Way to Get Buck During the Summer Woe unto the gentleman that stubbornly relegates his footwear collection to sneakers and, well, yet more sneakers.
     
  13. nerissanefeteri:

    Onesie by @pharaonicorp . Photo by @islandboiphotography #Mali

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  14. 70sbestblackalbums:

    BLACK MUSIC »> L E G E N D S

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  15. Review - Lacoste - Lacoste L!ve

    Review – Lacoste – Lacoste L!ve

    Lacoste L!ve

    Once again, I have the distinct pleasure of reviewing a new offering from the Lacoste brand – Lacoste L!ve. Launched in July 2014, Lacoste L!ve promises to deliver a fragrance that embodies an irresistible energy that bustles with creativity and uniqueness. Housed within a six-sided, multicolored cube; the modern design is intended to compel the user to step aside, step back, and see life from a…

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