Victrolacore Breaks into the Mainstream – Mr. B. the Gentleman Rhymer with Zoe Ball

Moving into mainstream consciousness is never a gentleman's motivation, yet it is often a result of a gentleman's actions. So a resounding 'Hazzah!' for Mr. B. The Gentleman Rhymer, chap hop innovator and victrolacore artiste, on his recent appearance at the Latitude Festival and performing on television for the beautiful and talented presenter Zoe Ball. …

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Style Site of Note – The Lost Art of Being a Modern Gentleman

Today we spark a revolution. So, Gentlemen, rise up. The Douchebag is winning and he takes many forms (aside from the one seen on the Human Planet). The trouble with being a Gentleman is that it seems like merely a wardrobe choice , but it’s so much more than just knowing how to tie a …

Style Site of Note – The Dandy Portraits of Rose Callahan

Portrait photographer Rose Callahan has embarked on a side project titled The Dandy Portraits, a photoblog which features portraits of the well dressed men she encounters, or is referred to, during her travels. Callahan, who subtitled her blog The Lives of Exquisite Gentlemen Today,  adds her insight to the stories of the well-dressed gentlemen her …

Kingpin’s Hideaway: Dress Like a Man, It’s Better – Sociéte Perrier Review

It’s not about dressing like Draper (as in Don, y’know?) It’s about being dapper. Accoutrements are key, and being noticed by means of standing out as opposed to sticking out is where this rising trend is heading. So says Adam Mazerall's latest article for Sociéte Perrier, an online guide to "the global enthusiast's source for …

Gentlemen’s Cravats – The Necktie: A Brief History

Help Kingpin be named the sharpest man in Canada by voting here!! The story of the necktie that has come to dominate gentleman's neck wear begins with the popularity of the cravat in the 19th century. In the late Victorian period the industrial revolution came into full production. There was a great need for more …