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We’re entering a Golden Age of tuxedos — and these 8 photos show why

AP/Charles GorryPresident John F Kennedy, President Dwight D Eisenhower, and the President of Pakistan Ayub Khan at a White House state dinner in 1961. The tuxedo may be one of the most misunderstood garments of all time.   It’s true that these early tuxedos bear similarities to their modern day counterparts — but the evolutionary changes […]

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Take a tour of the most expensive home for sale in Seattle

Estately The most expensive listing in Seattle isn’t a city slicker’s penthouse. It’s a tree-covered paradise on the shores of Lake Washington. Designed by architect Craig Stillwell, the Northwestern contemporary home was built in 2008. Dave Malcolm, the managing director of Microsoft Accelerator, along with wife Shelley, bought the property in 2004 for $3.5 million and spent four years […]

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The only 3 boots men need for fall

ShutterstockDress boots are completely office appropriate. Sweater weather is finally here, and with it comes a change in footwear. As ever, boots remain popular this year. But there are three styles that every man should have in his wardrobe this fall. The dress boot Contrary to popular belief, a dress boot is not an oxymoron. […]

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The 10 best new skyscrapers in the world

Jan MartinWangjing SOHO in Beijing, China was designed by Zaha Hadid Architects. Out of all the incredible new buildings around the world, these 10 skyscrapers stand apart. Based on their sustainability, efficiency, and clever design, they represent the top contenders for the 15th annual Emporis Skyscraper Award.   While this year’s top prize went to a Zaha […]

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We can finally peek inside the home of the world’s second-richest man

Sotheby’s International RealtyWe can finally gawk at the home of the world’s second-richest man. Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim’s 20,000-square-foot mansion became one of the most expensive public listings in New York City when it hit the market this spring.  At that time, the landmarked, Beaux-Arts masterpiece was listed with facade photos only. Now, interior photos of the […]

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The stylish actors of the James Bond films, ranked

MGMSean Connery vs. Daniel Craig — new vs. old, classic vs. contemporary. All the actors who’ve played James Bond left a stylish footprint on the franchise. Dressed in the prevailing fashions of their day, they set the benchmark for sharp style in their respective decades. It’s nearly impossible to judge which Bond has the most sartorial […]

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The modern gentleman’s guide to air travel

ShutterstockNext time you take a flight, wear a blazer — you’ll feel and look much better. You can’t check your responsibility for proper travel etiquette at the gate. From the laws of the armrest to the unofficial dress code, here are a few things every guy should know before stepping onto a plane.  Drink, but don’t get drunk. […]

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15 things the modern gentleman should buy for fall

With the changing of the weather comes the turning over of the wardrobe. From cozy sweaters to sharp flannels, you only need a few items for a compete fall wardrobe — but it’s important to have them all.  Keep in mind these are only the basics — there are no deep cuts here. If you don’t […]

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Forget mega yachts — this mobile private island just upped the ante on billionaire toys

Migaloo SubmariesPart yacht, part private island, Kokomo Ailand is a new model for luxury on the high seas. Yacht design has gotten pretty extravagant in recent years, but nothing compares to Kokomo Ailand. More mobile island than yacht, Kokomo is a floating, semi-submersed vessel with a level of luxury that rivals a four-star resort. According […]

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The modern gentleman’s guide to dressing in layers

The seasons are transitioning, and so must our wardrobes. As the air becomes crisp and nights grow darker, dressing for the weather is like trying to hit a moving target. The simple solution is to be prepared for anything. It’s called layering. You may have heard of it. Here’s how it works: You form an outfit […]