Archive for April, 2013

Sherry – The Pride of Jerez de la Frontera

Sherry – The Pride of Jerez de la Frontera

| April 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Now that you have tasted some of the tapas in Madrid it is time to travel down south to the beautiful town of Jerez. The first association when you mention the name of Jerez, or its full name Jerez de Ia Frontera, should be sherry. True, Jerez is known as the cradle of flamenco, […]

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Men’s Suit Patterns

Men’s Suit Patterns

| April 24, 2013 | 2 Comments

Patterned suits are experiencing a big revival. Inspired by Italian sprezzatura icons and British royalty these kind of patterns are becoming suitable not only for semi formal occasions but even for business attire. Although stripes were common men’s choice for decades, checked patterns have become must have, not only for fall and winter traditional fabrics […]

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Madrid Tapas Tour

Madrid Tapas Tour

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

Spaniards are so keen to live in the present that they seem to look back on the past with a kind of mild disdain. Things have calmed down a little since Pedro Almodovar proclaimed his desire to be the ‘most modern person in Madrid’. Yet 30 years later there is still a sense that the […]

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The Art of Sprezzatura – Looking Good Without Trying Too Hard

The Art of Sprezzatura – Looking Good Without Trying Too Hard

| April 16, 2013 | 3 Comments

You have all heard about this charming Italian word, but what is sprezzatura? In plain words it is a way a man dresses and looks good without looking like he tried too hard. It can be translated as “artful dishevelment”. Italians are the masters of “not caring look” that looks good. Sprezzatura is rooted in […]

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Cars and Watches – Link Between the Beauties and the Beasts

Cars and Watches – Link Between the Beauties and the Beasts

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

Relationship of leading horological and automotive brands today is no longer the exception but the rule. We present you some of the finest results of these relationships.   Precision timers can be compared with an exciting and fast cars, and they all share in common that they are created out of passion for technique. Cars […]

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Driving Gloves – The Coolest Accessory & Review of Sauso Driving Gloves

Driving Gloves – The Coolest Accessory & Review of Sauso Driving Gloves

| April 7, 2013 | 5 Comments

Spring has come and it is time for all of you lucky ones that have convertibles to take your beauties out for a drive. Even if you don’t have convertible you can sit in your car and just drive. Just drive without any plan, without any destination. What ever car you have, there is on […]

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Modern Gentleman’s Selection of Wine Corkscrews

Modern Gentleman’s Selection of Wine Corkscrews

| April 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

After we have covered some of the best champagnes money can buy we are now turning our eyes to the wine. To be more precise to corkscrews. I am a big fan of good wine and since enjoying wine is a ritual, exceptional wines deserve to be opened with these exceptional corkscrews.   PULLTEX Brucart […]

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Characteristics of Suit Types: American vs. British vs. Italian

Characteristics of Suit Types: American vs. British vs. Italian

| April 1, 2013 | 5 Comments

I am sure all of you reading my blog are suit lovers, but do you know what suit you wear? I don’t mean what brand, I mean what style? There are three distinctive suit styles, each very different in its origins. Those styles are British, Italian and American.   These styles have been around for decades, however, […]

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