Tag Archives: 1930’s

Transcend Function: Cultivating an Elegant Appearance.

(Illustration from “Men in Style” by Rizzoli. The book is out-of-print, but I happen to have a copy which I bought at Britches of Georgetowne in the 1990s.) There is a certain men’s wear retailer in Central Virginia, which has … Continue reading

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“We’re all like that on my father’s side…”

When choosing a role model with charm and wit to emulate, you could do worse than William Powell and Myna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles. In fact, I highly recommend studying the complete “The Thin Man” collection as a … Continue reading

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