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
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
Hello, Byron. I read your post on school uniforms. I want to contribute my thoughts on the subject, as I think it’s an important issue in the country right now. I’ll be vague with my recollections because it would be easy for somebody to put a couple of details together and know where I went … More Old Money: In Their Own Words
It was disco. It was synthetic fabrics. Lapels were wide. Hair was big. Even Old Money went absolutely crazy. Well, maybe not. BGT
Jane, one of our beloved contributors in the Comments section of this blog, was kind enough to offer her thoughts on The Old Money Gal’s Back To School Wardrobe. Never a purchaser of women’s clothes (for myself or others) I nevertheless found her suggestions right on target. So, thank you, Jane, very much. Here we … More Back To School: The Old Money Gal’s Wardrobe
The bowtie…from Charvet in Paris.
Madras. Polos. Khakis. Loafers. Tennis whites. Madras. Polos. Khakis. Loafers. Gin and Tonic. Madras. Button-down. Khakis. Loafers. From The Preppy Handbook, circa 1985. BGT
Whether you’re traveling to another country or simply walking to the grocery store down the street, it’s an easy and, some would say, courteous gesture to look presentable. By ‘presentable’ I mean this: if you by chance ran into someone who you wanted to date, get a referral or job from, or generally make a … More How To Look Nice Without Really Trying