A sister company of the Quintessentially Group, Quintessentially Publishing specialise in producing high quality, luxury coffee table books. Titles range from Quintessentially Perfume and Quintessentially Reserve to Watches and Quintessentially Gems. Quintessentially Publishing can offer a tailored service for external clients seeking to create their own book, most notably on brand-driven subjects. From project management and design to proof reading, editing and full-blown printing, no project is too small and no idea too ambitious for the team.
Quintessentially Gentleman is a comprehensive guide to those aspiring to be the authentic gentleman. In these modern times when appearance seems of paramount importance and we expect material items to be of the highest quality, Quintessentially Gentleman will offer unique insight. It will examine some crucial and fascinating aspects of the this subject including the cut of each garment, the tailor’s approach to their trade, even the trend towards perfectly manicured nails.
Within these pages the reader will be offered guidance, with codes of behaviour and ‘insider’ tips on the places to be seen. In addition to exploring the history of each element, Quintessentially Gentleman will uncover how each designer and brand undertakes their respective bespoke service. The modern man’s sartorial experience and the pleasure derived from its tradition and rituals will make for fascinating reading. Be it a 3-piece suit, gold plated tie pins, coloured brogues, the colours of a boating blazer, the polish of a shotgun cartridge or even smoking aromatic hand-rolled cigars, Quintessentially Gentleman will encourage admiration for the British Gentleman.
Articles and pictorials will illustrate the significance of etiquette and the longstanding importance of traditional British pursuits; from dinner-part ‘do’s and don’ts’ to the perfect shave. Should brown shoes be worn in town? Is a double-breasted suit acceptable for summer? Quintessentially Gentleman will answer these questions and so much more.