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Wagers at White’s

White’s is the oldest gentleman’s club in London. It was founded in 1693 when it was a chocolate house where people visited to drink hot chocolate and have a chat. 907 more words


At Home With Lord Byron...

Imagine if you could step back in time to your favourite world? Where would that be?

Without a doubt mine would be the world synonymous with the romance of Jane Austen, the elegance of Beau Brummell and the fascinating life of the poet Lord Byron! 74 more words

The Basement Kitchen

The grotesque accessory carried by history’s best-dressed man

Beau Brummell, the famed 19th-century dandy whose sophisticated fashion innovations are still influencing how men dress to this day, was known for his sharply tailored wardrobe, his precisely tied cravats, his strict regimen of personal hygiene, and an extremely unpleasant accessory that he secretly carried everywhere he went. 590 more words


ON THIS DAY: June 7, 2017

June 7th is

Chocolate Ice Cream Day

Global Running Day *

National Tailors Day

National Caribbean American HIV/AIDS


MORE! Daniel Boone, Amelia B. Edwards and Gwendolyn Brooks, click  1,396 more words


Beau Brummell: The Dandy as Social Revolutionary

On the 7th of June 1778, the most famous dandy in Regency England Beau Brummell was born in Downing Street, London. Despite his middleclass background, he studied at Eton and Oxford, where he quickly gained popularity among his school friends and tutors, always challenging the official dress codes with his reinvented looks. 976 more words


June 7 in history

1099 –  The First Crusade: The Siege of Jerusalem began.

1420 – Troops of the Republic of Venice captured Udine, ending the independence of the… 845 more words


Searching for Beau Brummell in London

One more London story! On my visit last October, I set out to find the Beau Brummell statue. Erected in 2002 the statue stands just outside Piccadilly Arcade on Jermyn Street. 397 more words