What Is A Gentleman?

The topic of being a Gentleman is important because our readers come from diverse Print
backgrounds and from all over the world. In future articles we will explore the topic in depth but for now a declaration is necessary.


January 28, 2013


We believe a True Gentleman considers and values their Style, Grooming and Life. Our motto is Modern Men of Tradition and Distinction and no matter where you have been or what you have done you can be a Gentleman.

A Gentleman can be full of tattoos and on the other hand have virgin skin. A Gentleman can be bald and does not need to have a college contour. A Gentleman can rock a pair of $15 wingtips from the local thrift store and also own a pair of $300 Allen Edmonds shoes. A Gentleman can be the town barber and on the other hand a mechanic or great surgeon.

A Gentleman can be Rockabilly, Psychobilly, Cumbiabilly or whatever other Billy! A Gentleman can be Punk, Hipster, Rocksteady, Ska, Northern Soul, Ragtime, Swing, Big Band, Jazz, R & B and whatever style or music you can imagine or conjure up.

papa polo 8 x 10 final edited smaller sizeA Gentleman is not based in social status.

A Gentleman is not based in culture.

A Gentleman is not based in ancestry or birthrights.

A Gentleman is not defined by wealth or possessions.

A Gentleman is not defined by music.

A Gentleman is not defined by apparel.

A Gentleman is who you are and what you do in life, plain and simple. More importantly you can be a Gentleman!

Mr. M



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