The Gentry Man: A Guide for the Civilized Male

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More than fifty years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine is still one of the most influential men's magazines ever created.

Published between 1951 and 1957, this veritable style and culture bible for men is renowned for its innovation, superb design and production quality, keen eye for fashion, and excellent coverage of a broad spectrum of topics—art and culture; sports; food and drink; home, cars, and travel—not to mention diverse ...

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Overview

More than fifty years after it ceased publication, Gentry magazine is still one of the most influential men's magazines ever created.

Published between 1951 and 1957, this veritable style and culture bible for men is renowned for its innovation, superb design and production quality, keen eye for fashion, and excellent coverage of a broad spectrum of topics—art and culture; sports; food and drink; home, cars, and travel—not to mention diverse subjects on which every refined man should be well versed, from making a mean martini to playing craps.

The Gentry Man brings together for the first time a collection of articles selected from the magazine's twenty-two issues by Hal Rubenstein, former men's style editor of the New York Times Magazine and current fashion director of InStyle. In print once again, The Gentry Man is a collectible volume that belongs in every man's library.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062088475
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 5/8/2012
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 1,558,424
  • Product dimensions: 7.62 (w) x 9.80 (h) x 0.86 (d)

Meet the Author

Hal Rubenstein is a writer, a designer, and one of the founding editors of InStyle magazine, where he served as fashion director for fifteen years. Rubenstein works privately with brands such as Giorgio Armani, Donna Karan, Gabriel & Co., and American Express. The author of the bestselling Unforgettable Dresses (Harper Design), he has written for The New Yorker, New York magazine, Interview, Elle, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Details. He is a frequent red carpet commentator for The Today Show, Extra, and Access Hollywood. He lives in New York City.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6

A Letter from Gentry's Publishers 10

About You-The People Who Read Gentry 12

1 What Every Man Should Know 14

2 Style 38

3 Home, Cars, And Travel 100

4 Food And Drink 136

5 Sports 184

6 Art And Culture 222

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