In honor of Father’s Day, we scoured the archives for our favorite vintage advertisements that we think the most dashing dads would adore. From business papers to wedding proposals, we certainly thought exquisite stationery was the mark of a true gentleman.
A good business man treats stationery not as an office expense but as part of the advertising budget.
A true gentleman is the marrying type (and marries a woman who writes on Crane).
A true gentleman recites the kind of poetry that demands an audience.
A good business man knows the importance of branding.
A true gentleman reads his correspondence in a top hat and tails.
A good business man corresponds with clients with dignity and distinction.
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Father’s Day is right around the corner (June 16th, to be exact), and what better gift for the most confident, classic man you know than the most confident, classic stationery everyone knows? Below are a handful of our favorite selections — almost as dashing as he is.
Business not as usual courtesy of an ecruwhite card handsomely framed in black. An understated type suits the humble overachiever.
What he’s so good at: Fixing all things creaky & squeaky. Chip shots. The medium-well burger.
What he’s not so good at: Dropping present hints.
No worries. We’ve come up with a fine list of last-minute Father’s Day gifts.
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