Mint condition Triumph convertible. Make and model unknown. Parked in front of the Ralph Lauren boutique, 173 Blvd Saint-Germain, Paris. On this day, rain threatened. Time to garage the classic coupe until spring. I almost felt sad for the owner. Almost. Still, the car was a beauty. A Triumph, indeed. BGT
We talk a lot on this blog about how to dress and how to behave. Traditional, discreet clothing and manners are two of our big talking points, and I’m delighted by the enthusiastic support our readers give to these topics. However, I’ve received a couple of emails recently from well-intentioned young people who are asking … More Old Money Attribute: The Work Ethic
Recently, I enjoyed a lively conversation with JL, one of our readers. He mentioned an article in the Economist magazine that he was reading about online dating. As it turns out–and contrary to everything I would have ever thought to be true–according to the article, people who meet online and begin to date are 30% … More Old Money and Online Dating
It’s been an eventful few weeks here in Paris, so I thought I’d indulge in a Parisian recap of sorts. 1. As many of you are aware, France won the World Cup. Soccer (football) fans around the city were glued to cafe televisions during the process, with crowds spilling onto sidewalks and streets when the … More Dispatches from Paris
On this blog, we usually focus on what we can do on a daily and personal basis to improve our overall quality of life and financial well being, using the culture of Old Money as a guide. Every once in a while, I feel it necessary to address things outside our own sphere of influence … More Books: Weapons of Math Destruction
From the Queen of England…to the Queen of Soul. Today at Buckingham Palace.
A couple of American OMG’s live in our neighborhood here in Paris. Every month or so, we’ll migrate to a cafe and share a coffee, huddling and communicating with the verbal shorthand and instant understanding that only fellow countrymen (and women) share. As expatriates, this camaraderie is refreshing, as we are immersed in the French … More The Old Money Attribute: Independent Thinking