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affecting extreme elegance in dress and manner

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Throughout all the phases of his band Duran Duran - from New Romantic beginnings to 'the prettiest boys in rock' and now the distinguished gents of stadium pop - the keyboard player has always cut a dandyish, sophisticated figure.
Choose from books on photography, design and art, an impressive collection of stylish gadgetry and modern yet dandyish clothing.
6) Shovlin agrees, observing that the magazine reflects the dandyish persona of its editor, Seumas O'Sullivan, mirroring 'his identification with a refined, Georgian metropolitanism'.
Elsewhere there was a delightful cameo from Chris Britton as the dandyish rival barber Pirelli and Oliver Marriage was suitably seedy as the creepy Judge Turpin, whose perverted attentions to Sweeney's daughter drives the malevolent barber over the edge.
Amid the ritual humiliation, we got practical tips on the perils of under-mixing and over-beating, plus some fairly interesting stuff on the ancient significance of cake, dubbed "sexy bread" by a suitably dandyish historian.
Glick sets out to reconsider both the figure of the dandy and dandyish writings in light of the last century's developments in capitalism--in the promulgation of desires of all kinds, but including the sexual, through the marketplace, and in the consequent identification of even the sexual minority member as consumer.
of dandyish pose in this inveterate and supremely gifted blasphemer of
Disraeli was Jewish, a self-made novelist with a preference for dandyish clothes.
In this case the fat man was a butcher from Wagga Wagga in Australia who ballooned to nearly thirty stone in the course of his long campaign to prove himself Sir Roger Tichborne, a slim dandyish aristocrat and heir to the Tichborne estate, presumed to have died at sea many years previous to the Claimant's appearance on the public stage in 1865.
He is described as being a fine-looking, slightly dandyish young man who was a competent and hardworking surgical trainee (Figure 2).
Unlike some modern moralities of "self-actualization," the fashioning or paideia of the self that Stoicism speaks of is not some kind of self-centered, dandyish aesthetics of the self; it is an arduous under taking that calls for an overcoming of the natural self and that must be guided by universal moral principles or decreta.
But underneath his trademark dandyish ivory suit, pop journalism, and self-publicizing lies a deeply moral, traditional, and conservative ethos.
Zip Coon, a mainstay in early minstrelsy, was a character often performed wearing similar tight pants and dandyish garb, a citified counterpoint to the "bulging eyes, jutting hips, loose facial expressions, and elongated, flapping feet" of the raggedly-clad Jim Crow character.
Moreover, although he initially rejects the sophistry of the Dracula-like dandyish appearance of the bearer of that truth, he admits his complicity with the colonel.