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  1. Dandyism in Oscar Wilde’s Plays Lady Windermere’s Fan and The Importance of Being Earnest

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    November 1, 2018 by Ville Raivio

    I have a thing for dandyism. I cannot explain why, but I believe each man has a passion or few. …
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  2. The triumph of cloth over silk in men’s clothing

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    July 10, 2015 by Ville Raivio

    “From the beginning of the [18th] century cloth had been the correct material for day wear; its quality constantly improved …
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  3. Nathaniel “Natty” Adams: Am I Dandy?

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    May 22, 2014 by Ville Raivio


  4. Braces: Brummell’s secret weapon

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    March 3, 2014 by Ville Raivio

    “Over his white shirt and perfect neckcloth, Brummell wore a pale or white waistcoat – or ‘vest’ in the parlance …
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  5. Gestalten Presents: They Are Dandies

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    October 18, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    They are Dandies: The Return of the Elegant Gentlemen from Gestalten on Vimeo.


  6. Gabriele d’Annunzio’s Naughty Wardrobe

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    October 13, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Two years ago, GQ Italia shared a coverage and peek into the exhibition of Gabriele d’Annunzio’s unimpeachably naughty wardrobe. The …
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  7. Dandyism.net

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    October 7, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Dandyism.net is back. The site took a virtual grand tour (or hiatus from creditors) while its creator delved deep into …
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  8. The Style of Regency Men

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    September 29, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    ‘The clothes of the eighteenth-century aristocrat were in general very badly made and did not fit at all snugly to …
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  9. I Am Dandy by Rose Callahan and Nathaniel Adams

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    July 3, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    The incomparable Rose Callahan has documented the lives of exquisite men of taste for several years. Some snaps from her …
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  10. The Dandy by Charles Baudelaire

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    June 17, 2013 by Ville Raivio

    Charles Baudelaire is to literary dandyism what Brummell is to social dandyism. The latter lived the part, the former theorized …
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