Cygnus Inter Anates — Swan amongst ducks
“A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.”
"I saw the angel in the marble and carved until I set him free."
Go wisely and slowly. Those who rush, stumble and fall.
Simon Crompton — Building a shoe wardrobe
Leading menswear writer Simon Crompton reflects upon where to start when building a shoe collection:
"I have a friend. Let’s call him Nick. About five years ago I convinced him that he should be spending more money on his shoes. Most men don’t spend enough – it’s often an afterthought with smarter clothing – and between myself and two female friends, we convinced him that shoes matter. “If you want to know if a fellow is well dressed, look down,” as Fred Astaire once wrote.