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The Gentleman's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Being a Man
     

The Gentleman's Handbook: The Essential Guide to Being a Man

by Alfred Tong, Jack Hughes (Illustrator)
 

There's never been a tougher time to be a gentleman. In addition to the general vulgarity of the modern world, he has to contend with all manner of things: the challenges of social media, the practicalities of being metrosexual and still taken seriously at work, and juggling his finances in these cash strapped times.

Or does he? Who is this man who is seen

Overview

There's never been a tougher time to be a gentleman. In addition to the general vulgarity of the modern world, he has to contend with all manner of things: the challenges of social media, the practicalities of being metrosexual and still taken seriously at work, and juggling his finances in these cash strapped times.

Or does he? Who is this man who is seen slipping with ease between the office and the smartest parties, dressed in the most elegant clothes, oozing charisma and cool? Why, he is a man of style and taste. Let Alfred show you the way, with advice and tips on topics ranging from grooming and fashion, to getting ahead at work, romancing in the digital world and entertaining with style and panache.

Following the success of his first book, The Gentleman's Guide to Cocktails, Alfred presents a funny and clever guide for today's world, inspired by the finest gentlemen of all time.

Draft Table of Contents
Chapter 1 - Gentlemen of Note
Chapter 2 - Breakfast, The Third Wardrobe, Shaving and Skincare, Beards, Hair, Fragrance
Chapter 3 - Finding Your Own Style, Underwear, Casual Shirt, Casual Trousers, Knitwear, How a Suit Should Fit, Advice From a Savile Row Tailor, Ties, Socks, Shoes
Chapter 4 - The Journey Into Work, How to Write Well, Digital Communication, How to Get Good Handwriting, Body Language, How to Network, How to Pitch, The Art of Conversation, Office Politics
Chapter 5 - How to go out all night, How to order a cocktail, How to make cocktails, The Bluffer's Guide to Wine, Schmoozing, How to Party, The Office Party, How to Throw a Party, Dancing
Chapter 6 - The Ten Biggest Mistakes Men Make, Approaching Women, Online Dating, The Date, How to Get the Shag Pad Ready, The Joy of Sexting

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781742706580
Publisher:
Hardie Grant
Publication date:
05/13/2014
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
1,037,870
Product dimensions:
5.75(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.87(d)

Meet the Author

Alfred Tong is a journalist, trend forecaster, and brand consultant. He has consulted for American Express, Ralph Lauren, Nike, and Thomas Pink, briefing their PR, design, and marketing teams on shifts in male lifestyles, street style, and the future of luxury.

Jack Hughes works extensively across Europe, with his work regularly appearing in the Telegraph, Time Out, and other leading publications.

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