For men wanting to keep their look sharp and their style fresh, we’ve stumbled across the book I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman, with photographs by Rose Callahan and text by Nathaniel Adams. What exactly is a dandy, you ask? Well according to Webster, a dandy is defined as “a man unduly devoted to style, neatness, and fashion in dress and appearance”. If this sounds like you, read on.
Helping to develop the layman’s eye for sartorial shrewdness, the literature documents the lives of 57 well-dressed men in their habitats. In addition to flattering portraits capturing the clothes, accessories, and homes of their subjects, the book also includes entertaining and deeply insightful texts.
Expect to find a myriad of diversity in I am Dandy, but don’t be quick to judge. Rooted from different countries, cultures, and social circles, these men have each cultivated the art of “dandyism” into their own. True enough: you can buy clothes, but you can’t buy style. Here’s to the men that know what’s up.