Back in the 80s (1880s), Emily apparently was tall, pretty and spoiled. I’m not sure how she became an … Continue Reading What do you think of Emily Post?
After publishing dozens of articles on male elegance here and on Parisian Gentleman, Iconicallyrare is opening a new chapter, exploring … Continue Reading Jean Shrimpton — What is it That Makes a Woman Elegant?
Carmina : One of the few high hand producers that makes shoes for women who wear suits Brogue and spectators … Continue Reading Spread Your Wingtips? Selecting the Right Wingtip Design for Your Foot
It is a mad world when the rich and famous are checking into rehab centers and the people of … Continue Reading The Class Above the Upper Class : The TOP Class
Above: In my “Cifonelli” Paris Bespoke Jacket : The back of the collar sticks to the neck _______________________________ It’s surprising … Continue Reading Zero Collar Gap: The Third Signal of a (good) Handmade Suit
Remember the one in school who always seemed to dress right–the one indubitably awarded “best-dressed” by popular vote–and who won … Continue Reading Pomp and Practicality
The necktie is a powerful gesture and sometimes we may underestimate its effect. After being commissioned by Parisian Gentleman to write … Continue Reading How the Necktie Conquered the World
Half of what I say is meaningless, but I say it so that the other half may reach you…“–Gibran, Sand … Continue Reading The Massive Character of Kahlil Gibran
What can a wealthy business man (himself a Christian) do to save the lives of a large number of Jews living … Continue Reading Courage Changes Every- thing
It takes sheer effort to create thoughts and ideas. In fact, the attempt to be creative and original can be exhausting and result … Continue Reading Writing Methods: Writer’s Block Combat
“They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol … Continue Reading Iconically Rare — Andy Warhol
Let’s be blunt…being too precise can ruin an honest attempt at emanating style. And, being too precise is tiring for others … Continue Reading On Ease and Fortitude