Author Archives: TheElegantologist

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When I started Easy and Elegant Life ‘lo those many years ago, I had lofty ambitions. Design, dress, cookery, travel, reading, and music were all to be addressed in the interest of pursuing the art of living well. Slowly those … Continue reading

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The Right Amount

Flatcaps and I have a love/hate relationship. I’ve been searching for one like Robert Redford wore in “The Great Gatsby” since I saw the movie in the 1980’s. The problem is that modern flatcaps are more streamlined than the ones … Continue reading

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August in the South

It’s hot. That’s to be expected down here south of the Mason-Dixon line. High temperatures and awful humidity put the heat index at 100+ºF (37+ºC) every day. Keeping cool is everyone’s top priority. So much so that my tailor (Larry … Continue reading

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