Hear Ye Gentlewomen

Hear Ye Gentlewomen


>> I think I've said before that a magazine that I regularly read is Fantastic Man, given that the boyf buys every issue and ergo, I get to snarf through it without spending a penny.  There's something about the dialogue about style as opposed to fashion that is very refreshing to an all-over-the-place scatterbrain like me as it literally makes me sit down and think for five minutes about say an item like a bow tie.  Actually the fact that 1,000 words can be pumped out on a subject like the bow tie AND be engaging is in itself an impressive feat. 

Therefore, I was pretty excited when I heard rumours floating about early summer that a sister magazine would be on its way.  Nope, it ain't Fantastic Woman but it's going to be called Gentlewoman and the first issue will be launched in spring/summer 2010.  The taster in the current A/W 09 issue of Fantastic Man has already had me anticipating sessions of sitting still, good and proper in an Eames chair with an issue and a cup of Earl Grey tea at the site (no biscuit as I don't want to get grease stains on the matt paper…).  



A spread about the perfect jumper… and pointy bras seen at Louise Goldin S/S 10 are already in force…


A piece about the benefits of napping for more brain power… not sure this is something I can adopt given my penchant for 3-hour sleeping time…


My favourite spread is this piece about Karla Otto, superpower of fashion PR… she looks completely amazing…


I may not be a gentlewoman but at the very least, I'd like to read about being one…


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  1. cassiopeia

    2009-09-23 at 12:48 AM

    Oooooh! Excited! We have a copy of the men’s mag sitting in a corner at work… Must get on reading / appropriating it! Hehe. Xxxc

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    2009-09-23 at 1:07 AM

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  3. Brigadeiro

    2009-09-23 at 1:31 AM

    Ooh! Ewan looks so hot on the cover of Fantastic Man! Gentlewoman looks brilliant so far! Hope to get my hands on a copy to have a proper look πŸ˜‰

  4. JOM

    2009-09-23 at 1:31 AM


  5. Laia

    2009-09-23 at 4:19 AM

    omg this is amaazing!

  6. Leia

    2009-09-23 at 6:10 AM

    WOW! Very excited about this!

  7. missmilki

    2009-09-23 at 9:34 AM

    matte paper and pointy bras! Sounds Fabulous! πŸ™‚

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    2009-09-23 at 9:55 AM

    Gentle woman magazine sounds very intriguing.

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  10. Susan

    2009-09-23 at 10:58 AM

    wow, interesting!

  11. Miss J.

    2009-09-23 at 11:18 AM

    of course you are a gentlewoman miss susie!
    Besos from Spain!

  12. Julia Smith

    2009-09-23 at 2:08 PM

    Do they have a web address? Tried to find but couldn’t, might be my own ineptitude though!

  13. Alice

    2009-09-23 at 2:26 PM

    Love mens mags.
    Why oh why did arena go bye bye?!

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    2009-09-23 at 4:15 PM

    Love the retro typeface of gentlewoman. Not loving the name, however. But Fantastic Man is great. So I’ll definitely check it out!

  15. Elle

    2009-09-23 at 5:03 PM

    Ah yes, my boyfriend just told me about this!

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    2009-09-23 at 5:36 PM
  17. C

    2009-09-23 at 6:28 PM

    matte paper and 1000 word on a bow tie being engaging makes my heart beats rapid!

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    2009-09-23 at 6:47 PM

    Karla looks absolutely stunning in that spread!

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    2009-09-23 at 9:12 PM

    I think it would have been fantastic if it were named Fantastic Woman. Haha

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    2009-09-24 at 6:16 AM

    eeeeeeeeeee!!!!!! Ewan McGregor!!!! i love him! maybe he should be in the first issue of Gentlewoman as well πŸ˜›

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    2009-10-13 at 12:12 AM

    I really like fantastic man, great photography and really good articles.

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    2009-11-21 at 7:46 AM

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