I thought it about time to introduce a purely educational clip into this series. And who better to educate us on style than a trio of musical gangsters. Musical gangsters? Yes, Robin and the Seven Hoods is a “B” movie at best from 1964. It was a personality flick that can only be enjoyed by those who are -I mean, were – slavishly devoted to the personalities starring in the film.
“Everything goes past like a river and the changing taste and the various shapes of men make the whole game uncertain and delusive. Where do I find fixed points in nature, which can not be moved by man, and where I can indicate the markers by the shore to which he ought to adhere?” – Immanuel Kant
Most well-dressed men know the rules and trivial guidelines involved with appropriate business attire. But when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of formal dress, specifically as they pertain to the black-tie tuxedo, all but the keenest on fashion etiquette are left feeling a bit perplexed. Unlike dressing for the office, proper formal dress requires closer conformity to the rules. Although you will want to make a statement, do so within the standards of taste.
March 26, 2020 – (Video 2)
Bond… James Bond…
When contemplating where to begin a blog series on various films and media clips related to classic men’s style, it only seemed natural to start with a stereotype. Dr. No introduced Ian Fleming‘s James Bond character to the screen in the form of a well-clad Sean Connery.