Beau Brummel

As the pioneer of the modern suit, Brummel taught us that less is more, and that we must carefully dress to look as if we are not carefully dressed.

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Oscar Wilde

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“The only way to atone for being occasionally a little over-dressed is by being always absolutely over-educated.”

In our age when getting “dressed up” means simply wearing the appropriate clothes for the occasion, rather than preparing for a fancy dress party, simply wearing the correct clothes for the occasion is usually enough.  If you were lucky enough to be endowed with a Wilde-like wit, feel free to over-dress on occasion.

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