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Daenerys Targaryen is the Best hope for Westeros but the Worst Manager in Real Life

July 17, 2015

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“You have a good claim: a title, a birthright. But you have something more than that: you may cover it up and deny it, but you have a gentle heart. You would be not only respected and feared, you would be loved. Someone who can rule and should rule. Centuries come and go without a […]

Finally, the Answer to What Women Want.

July 5, 2015

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Arthurian legends are an immense fount of codes of chivalry and gentlemanly behaviour but the best, if most important piece of knowledge which can be gleamed from all the tomes of Arthurian tales comes from the story of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnelle. In the Helen Hunt and Mel Gibson movie, the question of ‘What […]

Good Things DO from Canada: Von Vantage

June 15, 2014

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Canadians have a few things to apologise for: Justin Bieber and Celine Dion for starters but Von Vantage is NOT one of them. In fact, Von Vantage makes seriously cool slim wallets. The #menswear community has been espousing the advantages of thin wallets for a while now and for a while, Australian outfit Bellroy seemed […]

The Monsieur’s Brief: What Happens if the US Defaults?

July 20, 2011

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A new series of article summaries to help true gentlemen- Monsieurs, get a better handle on things going on globally, culturally and nationally. Consider this a cheat sheet for intellectual conversations. 1. What Happens if the US Defaults? IF the US defaults, it would destroy the credit system as we know it. The fundamental benchmark […]

The Monsieur is Off for an Adventure!

May 26, 2011

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Apologies for the lack of updates, I’ve been busy planning and organising a major international move and when next I return, I’ll be posting from a brand new country with a slew of all new designers and looks. Subscribe for updates! Ciao!

Ostentation Defined: JP Morgan Palladium Card

May 13, 2011

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I’m not impressed. How much of a douche do you have to be to really want a card that is literally made of Palladium? According to JP Morgan, their Palladium Card is not open to membership like AMEX Centurion card; It’s only available to clients with JP Morgan Private Banking and that means having accounts […]

The Monsieur’s Brief: Hidden Costs of Palm Oil

May 8, 2011

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A new series of article summaries to help true gentlemen- Monsieurs, get a better handle on things going on globally, culturally and nationally. Consider this a cheat sheet for intellectual conversations. In Brief We all agree that we need a green alternative to fossil fuels. The problem is that palm oil, once trumpeted as a […]

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