• Style
  • Cheers to New Beginnings

    The end of the year is always worth celebrating. I spend time calculating the failures and successful ventures, pondering on the lessons learned and making an actionable plan for the future. But in that introspection, I never forget to celebrate.  The passage of time can be so subtle that it feels like the calendar is […]

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  • You’re Invited! Men’s Health x G-Shock at Tourneau

    ‘Tis the season for giving! And as we officially head into the holiday season, Genteel Flair is partnering with the good folks at Men’s Health for an exclusive product preview and shopping event at Tourneau in Midtown. Come hang out with me as G-Shock presents their latest performance-driven watch collection, the Master of G, at […]

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  • The Beauty of Suede Shoes

    Suede shoes make almost anything worn with them appear nonchalantly stylish; once shod in these beauties, of course buffed to a fine nap, aficionados only reluctantly return to the usual full grain counterpart. The suede shoe, particularly in a deep brown, shows up well in every season: contrasting warmly against lightly-hued spring ensembles; soft and […]

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  • Seasonal Essentials: Travel with The Brothers

    Travel is one of life’s treasures. But it’s so easy to get bogged down, busy with the next project, meeting or presentation that you miss out on the great things that even your own city has to offer. There has to be a way to release, to escape from the cycle of the grind and […]

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  • Fine Italian Craftsmanship from Mario Bemer of Florence

    I was greeted with the warmth of Florentine sunshine, immediately making an emotional connection to a city so rich in history and art that fashion can easily become an afterthought. First order of business, a morning visit to the atelier I was so eager to see. I walked endlessly in search of Via Maggio, finally […]

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  • Ready for the New Year with REISS 

    2015 was a year of personal milestones, extending myself as a teacher, consultant, connector, partner, friend, and ultimately, a man. And as I look back and look forward, I want to go into the new year with renewed purpose, passion, and patience. December 31st is always a special day: simultaneously in review and on the […]

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  • Sky Culture F/W ’15

    Sky Culture, a street-wear label handled by business partners Corey Rosenblum and Corey Arenson recently released their “Going Up” Fall/Winter 2015 collection. With an ethos of community, they are working with young professionals in various mediums to create and curate a truly versatile collection with a mass appeal. For their debut collection, they have collaborated […]