bespoke (adj.): made to individual order; custom-made; one of a kind
unit (noun): a single thing or person; you, the individual
Bespoke Unit’s mission is simple: combine encyclopedic knowledge of classic gentleman’s style with current topical content to deliver the most comprehensive, easy-to-search, approachable men’s lifestyle resource on the web. Our aim is to help men improve their style, broaden their horizons, and live their best lives.
Paul Anthony – Founder & CEO
Paul Anthony is an enthusiast of all things gentlemanly. Unsatisfied with the men’s blogosphere, he was inspired to create Bespoke Unit to fill the void of well-organized, deep content, written in an approachable way. A firm believer in truly living while you’re alive, his passion for international travel is rivaled only by that for his shoes, of which he owns upwards of 130 pairs. His love of watches and micro-mechanics is boundless.
He writes about watches, suits, shoes, and fragrances.
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Charles-Philippe Bowles – Editor-in-Chief
As a trained commercial audiovisual producer, Charles-Philippe has a rich experience in content creation. After working with a variety of luxury Parisian and international clients, he pursued writing and combined his two passions as Bespoke Unit’s chief editor. Today, he lives in Champagne with easy access to both Paris and London but you can usually find CP loitering on Instagram.
He writes about just about anything and everything but has a particular penchant for the vices such as fragrances, cigars, wine and spirits.
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Michael Oxman is a husband, father, menswear fanatic, pit bull owner, and Asian food enthusiast. Having spent many years in the footwear and custom clothing industries, he’s obsessed with appearance and takes much longer than his wife to get ready in the morning. A veteran musician, he plays bass guitar and sings in a Beatles tribute band when he’s not blogging or playing peek-a-boo with his son.
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Philadelphia born and raised; a lover of life with a penchant for three-piece suits and single malt Scotch. Robert draws inspiration for his style from the cultural renaissance of his hometown, fusing modern design with a vintage vibe. His hope is to inspire style in others and make the world a better dressed, better mannered, and more chivalrous place.
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West Coast USA Correspondent
Damien is just beginning his journey into men’s fashion. As a producer in the video game industry where the accepted dress code consists of oversized shorts and an old t-shirt, he’s striving to set himself apart and find his own personal style. With some social capital to burn, he’s willing to try new things, even if they don’t work. It’s all in the name of his sartorial self-discovery.
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Carlos A. Valdez
Carlos is a pilot, self-published poet, and design consultant for Cesar Renuan Bespoke. Carlos’ style comes from watching James Bond films every weekend of his childhood After a brief political career, Carlos became enamored by the art of wearing a suit. A lover of shirts, Panama hats, and a denim expert, Carlos brings a unique voice to the menswear space.
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