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The Dandy

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Milana Ch

on 21 March 2013

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Transcript of The Dandy

is a man who places particular importance upon physical appearance, refined language, and leisurely hobbies, pursued with the appearance of nonchalance in a cult of Self. The Dandy Origin of the dandy Dreaming dandy Beliefs From the movie "Into the wild" which is based on a real story the melancholic dandy Beau (former George Bryan) Brummell Early 19th century Late 19th century James Gatz became Jay Gatsby Christopher McCandless changed his name to Alexander Supertramp Charles Baudelaire "The specific beauty of the dandy consists particularly in that cold exterior resulting from the unshakable determination to remain unmoved." Oscar Wilde the bohemian "A man who can dominate a London dinner table, can dominate the world. The future belongs to the dandy." Female dandies? Leisures Hunting dandies London 1860 Random dandy Fashion Beau Brummell 18th century
(Inspired by the French king Louis) The change is colossal! More fashion And this is a top hat, the dandy's most desirable accessory A true dandy should never leave his home without a pair of gloves A walking stick was a important accessory too Even more fashion Some dandies had mustaches And this is a Byron styled cravat, named after the one and only, lord Byron Perhaps a confident female? Gemma Arterton as Tess of d'Ubervilles Or elegance itself, Grace Kelly? Or a tomboyish girl? The british princes, Will and Harry in bowlers The walking stick again; now this a real dandy The dandy of today Dude! Ed Westwick as snobbish Chuck Bass Notice the walking stick! Dandy Leo Not so dandy Tobey Now this is a cravat What are we going to tell you? The origin of the dandy

How did the dandy dress?

The dandy's philosophy

What did they do on their spare time?

Some famous dandies

Were there any female dandies?

The dandy of today Chopin - the pianist "Fashion is a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months." “Talk to every woman as if you loved her, and to every man as if he bored you, and at the end of your first season you will have the reputation of possessing the most perfect social tact.” the writer “Being natural is simply a pose, and the most irritating pose I know.” “The only way to atone for being occasionally a little overdressed is by being always absolutely overeducated.” "What is a cynic? A man who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing."
Oscar Wilde
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