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The Classicist’s Handbook

A man who plays to tradition, the Classicist considers quality key to all things, from fine wine to footwear (Tod's loafers are a favourite, naturally).

Sound familiar? Then make sure you've consulted our checklist of what to do, see and hear this year, as part of's The Gentlemen Series.

Current must-see: Inventing Impressionism at The National Gallery, London
Annual calendar highlight: Cartier Queen’s Cup at Guards Polo Club, Surrey
Summers in: Nantucket
Winters in: Aspen
Favourite city: Florence
Ideal evening out: The last of the afternoon spent in the Giardino Bardini, followed by a leisurely stroll along the river, across the Ponte Vecchio and onto supper at Ristorante Ora D’Aria
Choice drink: A glass of Chianti
First song on the playlist: Turk Murphy’s Jazz Band – When My Sugar Walks Down The Street

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