HISTORY OF MEN'S ACCESSORIES: A Short Guide for Men About Town

HISTORY OF MEN'S ACCESSORIES: A Short Guide for Men About Town

Nicholas Storey


This idiosyncratic booklet takes the reader on a desirable trip, from high-end grooming and care, together with open razors, strops and Belgian waterstone; silver-tipped badger shaving brushes, shaving soaps and D R Harris's Pick-me-up, loofahs and sponges, via colognes and smells, together with heritage, elements, triggers and person colognes, then into dressing add-ons, comparable to slippers, watches, cufflinks and blouse studs, and tie pins, even find out how to determine helpful stones in addition to a desirable account, from fundamental resources, of the evolution of the dinner jacket-Tuxedo. in addition, that will comprehend not only easy methods to combine beverages yet anything in their heritage, in addition to the heritage of beer, cider and mead; goodies of every kind, chocolate, tea and occasional; matching foods and drinks (and not only nutrition and wine) after which each crucial truth approximately tobacco, pipes, Havana cigars, cigarettes and snuff, it is all right here, in addition to the place to shop for the goods which are mentioned.

But it doesn't cease there. the adventure maintains directly to a attention of a few of London's attention-grabbing venues, together with pubs, golf equipment, eating places, lodges and bars; a few great issues of behavior and the author's reflections on things like female wiles (what girls relatively search for) or even find out how to cease a struggle. there's a bankruptcy on deciding on and purchasing presents for the woman on your existence, a dictionary of Anglo-American sartorial phrases and it ends, because it starts off, with recommendations of britain as domestic. the writer has submitted the e-book in draft to the scrutiny of major global specialists at the quite a few issues and so, in addition to being unique, it truly is sponsored by way of authority.

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