There comes a time in the life of every country when we must acknowledge the existence of, and the need for, a social group to provide example, guidance, and influence in society and government. Egalitarian as we Americans like to think we are, we nevertheless informally nominate, elevate, consecrate, and hold in high(er) esteem, members … More Will The American Aristocracy Please Step Forward
I’m visiting with friends in Italy this week. Please accept my apologies for not posting an original. Below is a piece from the men’s clothing website Parisian Gentleman. It’s author mingles among Europe’s upper classes on a regular basis, and has some keen observations. Enjoy, and ciao for now. – BGT It’s a common error … More The Old Money Look: Parisian Gentleman
Hi Mr. Tully, I wanted to say thank you a lot for your book and your blog. The book was a gift from my uncle in Vermont. It’s really made a huge difference for me and he thought now would be a good time to write you. I inherited a large amount of money this … More (New) Old Money: In Their Own Words
Ignore the loud logos and labels some choose; real wealth whispers… “Good manners, good shoes.” – Isabella
It was mentioned in a comment from Jean-Louis (merci, monsieur) in August that it might be a good idea to address travel attire. I had posted (and received so many great contributions from our readers) on the Back To School Wardrobe for Old Money Guys and Gals, but I’d never thought to write about what to … More Old Money: Travel Attire
I made money a few years ago when I sold a software company, and financial advisors, stockbrokers, yacht brokers, and real estate agents came out of the woodwork. It made my head spin (and my wife’s, too) as we patiently listened to pitches, looked a glossy brochures, and tried to make sense of our new … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
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