TheGent Set

Welcome to the Gent Set, a gathering devoted to those who make elegant the practicalities of life, enjoy the pleasures which are bestowed to indulge our inner most yearnings. The enjoyment of perfectly concocted cocktails made by only the finest and freshest ingredients, the richness and splendor of a hand-rolled cigar expertly blended from perfectly aged tobacco, the beauty of a foreign place, the luxury and hospitality of the finest of establishments in the most elegant of settings. Finally and most of all those who embrace and practice rigorously the qualities that make men, Gentlemen.
Live Well! Enjoy Life! Be a Gentleman!

hierarchical-aestheticism:

Here it is!!! The first episode of the UNSURPASABLE BBC series ‘Civilization’ a personal view by Lord Kenneth Clark.

"Looking at those great works of western man, and remembering all that he’s achieved in philosophy, poetry, science, law-making, it does seem hard to believe that European civilization can ever vanish, and yet you know, it has happened once. All the life giving human activities that we lump together under the name of civilization have been obliterated once in western Europe, when the barbarians ran over the Roman empire. For two centuries the heart of European civilization almost stop beating. We got through by the skin of our teeth.

In the last few years we’ve developed an uneasy feeling that this could happen again……….”

(via andenglishmen)

tastefulwealth:

A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLLMING, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

tastefulwealth:

A PAIR OF FABERGÉ JEWELLED GOLD AND ENAMEL CUFFLINKS, WORKMASTER AUGUST HOLLMING, ST PETERSBURG, 1908-1917

(via lifeofexcess)

theladyintweed:

4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 7:

Powerscourt House, Wicklow, Ireland. 

Built by Richard Cassels from 1731-41.

The interior was gutted by a fire. 

(via royaland)