The Men’s Room

In the MEN’S ROOM

via:dresswell Joaquín Sorolla (Spanish, 1863-1923), Portrait of Agustín Otermín, 1892.  Oil on canvas, 80 x 115 cm. Dior Homme F/W 2017 Menswear Paris Fashion Week via:thedeepsigh Daks S/S 2014 Menswear Milan Fashion Week Chronos Watch S-2 Louis Vuitton S/S 2014 Menswear  Paris Fashion Week via:dresswell Fit to be Tied via:dresswell Laura Biagiotti F/W 2007 Menswear […]

In the MEN’S ROOM

    “A woman means by Unselfishness chiefly taking trouble for others; a man means not giving trouble to others…thus, while the woman thinks of doing good offices and the man of respecting other people’s rights, each sex, without any obvious unreason, can and does regard the other as radically selfish.”    ― C.S. Lewis, The Screwtape […]

In the Men’s Room

ROCHAMBEAU FALL 2017 MEN’S COLLECTION This first-edition of Of Mice and Men is housed at the Rare Book & Manuscript Library. It includes the now-iconic cover art by Ross Macdonald, depicting George, the smaller man, and Lennie, the bigger man, walking together on a country path. John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men. New York: Covici-Friede, […]

In the MEN’S Room

Hat Shopping Remember why you started. Salvatore Piccolo The New Yorker Photographers at New York Fashion Week photography: Ann Street Studio The Colossus of Constantine was a colossal acrolithic statue of the late Roman emperor Constantine the Great, that once occupied the west apse of the Basilica of Maxentius near the Forum Romanum. Portions of the […]

In the Men’s Room

ROCHAMBEAU FALL 2017 COLLECTION Ilya Repin, Portrait of Professor Ivanov (detail), 1882   H. Huntsman & Sons bespoke hunt coat H. Huntsman & Sons bespoke hunt coat Gucci \ en garde New Loakes       Mood and tones, at Williamsburg, Brooklyn oxbloodshoes.com General Idea Fall 2017 Frank Sinatra photographed by Sid Avery during the […]

In the MEN’S Room

ETRO Fall 2017 “STOP LEAVING AND YOU WILL ARRIVE. STOP SEARCHING AND YOU WILL SEE. STOP RUNNING AWAY AND YOU BE FOUND.” – LAO TZU via:extramadness.com Dress coat bearing the livery of the King of France, circa 1785   A TU-160 Blackjack warming up her engines MISSONI FALL 2017     Anchor print pocket square […]

I AM A MAN

“Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power.”  – Abraham Lincoln     DANDYISM………..Plate 119. Michelangelo’s David at the School of Belle Arti Museum in Florence, Italy I AM A MAN Civil rights posters, 1968     “Wise men speak because they have something to […]

In the MEN’S ROOM

  Dolce And Gabbana S/S 2016 Menswear  Milan Fashion Week   Daniel Arkham photography Calvin Klein f/w 2014 Milan Fashion Week Galliano Spring 2006 Vincent Chaillet rehearsal photo: A. Poupeney Corthay  Bucy,  linen Coach S/S 2017 Menswear  London Fashion Week   Gordon, McKay & Co., 1922 via Internet Archive Unquestionably an illustration by the ever wonderful […]