The Importance of Thoughtful Purchases

We often squander money on low-quality bargains that seem like scholarly decisions at first but are regretted upon later. If you are ready to learn the potent decision-making tool, you’ll need the Minimalistic Gent’s guide to exemplary purchases.

How many instances can you recall of making a purchasing decision that you regret at a later date?  When given the option, did you choose the item that lacked minor traits but you bought it because it was a wiser economic deal? Alas, this scenario is all too uncommon, and usually, individuals end up purchasing the more expensive option because of the inadequacies of the first decision.  In order to avoid this deplorable ordeal, we recommend investing into the item you indubitably want from the onset to discourage wasteful usage of your time and resources.

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Procuring the quintessential item that you have contemplated long hours on will inevitably allow you to conserve funds.  Often times, short-sided actions of purchasing a secondary, non-ideal item will  perpetuate you to buy another item because of its inadequacies. The constant musing on your original plan of action causes you to reminisce on the loss of quality that you held dear in your selection. Forcing you to double the original investment on the product of your choice, this type of behavior forces you to spend extraneously.  Keeping your purchases limited in number is an important aspect of being a Minimalistic Gent, and only by making an informed and effectual purchase will you exude that persona.

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Taking a precise approach to your purchases enables you to be much more informed on the item you are buying.   Although arduous, finding the item you really want requires you to truly understand what you necessitate and require for fulfillment.  Apprehending the implications of your desire allows for heavy comprehension and intense contemplation on the value it provides to your life.  By taking the approach of an enlightened erudite on the item of question, you will make a sophisticated yet practical decision.

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Purchasing the object of lesser value and quality means settling for an inferior, subordinate item that causes you to reminisce about the decision you made.  If you truly desire a specific item of opulence, it is pivotal that you make it a point to achieve that goal.  Compromising on a goal of yours is runner-up mentality, and you need to be the maximized gentleman you were destined to be.  In order to keep yourself from constantly recalling about the resolution you agreed upon, be patient in your endeavor and purchase the item you truly want.  Exceptional work ethic and supreme patience are two principal aspects of prestigious gentleman and knowledge of the key lesson of unprecedented eminence.

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As a prolific gentleman of style, you know the importance of being unconventional yet extraordinary. Although many would argue that accepting the item of lesser prominence is acceptable behavior, you are not a man of the status-quo.  Instead, you know the psychological implications of settling and the wasteful nature of unfavorable spending in the case of repurchasing.  Show the bravado and patience of a true gentleman and allow yourself to relish in the true item of opulence that you have sought out.  Only then can you be a true practitioner of the Minimalistic Gent lifestyle and maximize your essential-filled behaviors.

 

The Road to Exemplary Morning Routines

An efficient and efficient gentleman knows the importance of a smooth morning routine.  To have a framework for the smooth and facile process of starting your day, you’ll need the Minimalistic Gent’s guide to morning routines!

The monotonous echoes of an earsplitting sound that resonates through your bones, incites a feeling of distress and sorrow through the reverberation you feel from its unceasing sound.  Sound waves of this magnitude signal the significant choice one must make on the outcome of the day. It’s the crossroads of the choice to wake up expediently, and a true gentleman awakens with purpose and clarity on how the day will progress.

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The importance of a morning routines stems from a perpetuation of productivity.  Implore yourself to be exceedingly stringent on the timeframe that you wake up to ensure your schedule is flawless from the inception of your awakening.  The snooze button located adjacent to your bed may stir feelings of consternation, but this is an opportunity to be a conquerer in the face of adversity.  Hitting the snooze button is the ultimate sign of defeat and will lead to an unsatisfied compromise that will force you to rectify the lost time in some avenue of your busy day.

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By having a set schedule and clear understanding of what needs to be done in the morning, one can start their day in a mindset filled with magnificent clarity and richness.  Making your first step in the peregrination of constructing your perfect morning routine begins in the ability to be disciplined and committed to your ambitions. To elucidate one’s goals clearly is to put it on a pedestal of necessity.  Knowing that substantial aspirations require insurmountable work ethic allows for one to recognize the importance of daily timetables that will calendarize your finite time budget.

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The accomplishment of the meager and seemingly unimportant tasks that are a part of your daily routine enable your credence in yourself to accomplish greater tasks throughout the day.  Starting with positive conviction is important, but also reveling in the little triumphs of the day will produce an indomitable feeling that will enable you to conquer.  Small achievements such as finishing a workout in the morning or succeeding at sticking to your schedule are all important aspects to celebrate in the enrichment of your life.

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Finding one’s perfect morning routine is an ongoing task that may take an extended period of time to master.  Knowing the importance of waking up with conviction towards one’s goals and celebrating the minor victories of adhering to your schedule enable you to perpetuate the feeling of a true virtuoso of the idiosyncrasies of one’s time.  Invoke a personal commitment to your morning routine and you will become an efficient gentleman that is authoritative on the consummation of his goals.

Life of a Gent: The Impassioned Globetrotter

Meet the legendary world-traveling gentleman with a commitment to success.

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There are those that find immense fulfillment in the pursuit of their passions and exude an excellence of character that we admire and endeavor to emulate.  Incredibly versed in the art of being a modern gentleman, Mario Abaya exudes the chivalries only a man well-versed in the heterogeneity of the world can extend.  A magnificent individual with an appreciation for opulence and the grandeur of traveling the world, Mario converses in an elegant fashion demonstrative of his cultivated characteristics.  Having a deep understanding of the prodigious world that we live in, the knowledge he imbues in others leaves an everlasting understanding of the altruistic, enthralling individual that he embodies.

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An erudite at pursuing his passions of world travel, Mario found his humble beginnings through his personal pursuit of refinement in the arts.  His outer gentleman appearance conceals a covert artist whom works tirelessly at his craft.   A purveyor of contemporary dance styles, Mario’s physical prowess astonishes everyone who witnesses, yet he is diffident and is not ostentatious to bloviate about his expertise.  Through vigorous labor and exceptional patience one can muster the confidence to accomplish their wildest ambitions, and Mario is the personification of the possibilities of intrepid individuals.

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With a man so enlightened on personal confidence and class, Mario attributes his beginnings from the experiential learning he received in his youth.  Looking back, Mario remembers the days of lacking his own self-confidence and dwelling on insecurities; a stark disparity from the man we know today.  Overcoming the negative personality traits of his youth eventually came about through the discovery of dance which amended his disposition to become the distinguished individual he is today.  With such a prodigious influence on his life, Mario relates any life ambitions towards the efforts and tribulations he faced on his journey through becoming a virtuoso of his craft. “If your passionate about something, you need to go all in” Mario emphatically advises; reminiscing of the tenacity he learned from being indefatigable in reaching for his goals.

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A maestro of gentleman class, Mario advises on the importance of your everyday persona.  “Being a gentleman is about the way you carry yourself.  It is not about age but is a sign of maturity level.  It is an everyday commitment that you can not fake, and it needs to be natural in all that you do,” Mario states.  Allegiance to the modern personification of a gentleman needs to be the leading principal in any man’s life.  You can not elect to choose solitary situations to be chivalrous or enthralling.  Instead, you need to exude those characteristics on a daily basis until it is engrained in your typical nature.  Inauthenticity is a facile way to be ostracized by others, and the fraud of one’s personality is easy to detect if one does not actually emanate a true gentleman’s attributes.

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The Minimalistic Gent recognizes Mario Abaya as a true practitioner of the modern characteristics of a gentleman.  A world-class traveler with a commitment to pursuing his passion, Mario is still embarking on a pursuit of personal cognition that only comes from the peripatetic nature of exploring the world.  Never settling for mediocrity, Mario is an inspiring character whom continues to galvanize and astonish others to the grandeur of pursuing one’s passions in life to their utmost capabilities.

Life of a Gent: The Illustrious Hustler

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Alex “Axel” Dahl is a sedulous individual whom understands the necessity of constant amelioration in yourself to maximize your potential . A perplexing individual whom specializes in the knowledge of “street wear,” (articles of clothing and accessories that are released in limited quantity and have a high resale value) Alex is well-versed in the propriety of working hard.  An avid reseller and participant in the grandeur of street wear, Alex is known for his compelling, congenial disposition that is unforgettable at every outing.  Through bboying (break dancing), Alex displays his artistic creativeness and has seen much success in this area of his life. A true gentleman at heart, Alex is a master at the social arts which is demonstrative of his outgoing and heart-warming presence.

IMG_7166.JPGA true pioneer, Alex has faced many adversities that have imparted him with valuable experience.  Recently moving to Washington DC, Alex had to start life anew in a hard-pressed area that was significantly away from his friends and family.  With immense effort and a commitment to adapting, he was able to establish stability in this unfamiliar environment and proceeded his start into the street wear culture.  Giving up everything and starting anew is not something that is facile, and Alex endured the struggles to put him in the advantageous position that he is in now.

IMG_7167.JPGAlex is a true purveyor of Hip Hop culture which can be seen through his love of street wear and bboying.  Understanding the need to dress the part of the role you want to portray, Alex dresses in the casual yet distinguishable clothes that are well recognized for their exorbitant costs.  Looking the part is only the first step, and Alex understands the commitment that one has to make in order to excel at their craft.  An innovative artist who excels at bboying, Alex is not satisfied with performing dance moves that the masses are able to.  Instead, he exhibits his passion for being distinct and unforgettable which  are the key foundations of his dance style.  Furthermore, the ambitious nature that he received from dance competitions have fueled his personal life choices in order to live a successful lifestyle in an unconventional way.

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When asked about his definition of a gentleman, Alex exclaimed a need for respectfulness.  “A true gentleman has respect for another person and it shows on how they treat others.  It may take years of learning, but the most important thing a gentleman does is respect women,” Alex remarked.  A true purveyor of his definition, Alex shows the utmost respect when meeting new individuals which is paramount to understanding why others regard him so highly.  Being a memorable young gentleman, Alex also has a deep reverence for elderly individuals and offers them exceptional admiration which is a testament to his chivalrous nature.  A true gentleman at heart, Alex’s vivacious nature can be seen in his main advice for other gentleman, “Just don’t be a douche bag, and you’ll be fine.”

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The Minimalistic Gent recognizes Alex “Axel” Dahl as a true purveyor of the gentleman lifestyle.  By having a distinct, fun-loving attitude towards life, Alex exemplifies the respectful nature of an ever-growing gentleman.  His hard work ethic has led him to always see the grandeur of possibilities rather than insubstantial obstacles which is why we look forward to seeing his future successes!

 

Minimalistic Gent’s Guide To Minimalism

The modern minimalist is a contemporary blend of millennial ideas with an unruly urge for more to life than just possessions. But should you want to take those premises and maximize your self-image, you’ll need the Minimalistic Gent’s guide to minimalism.

Do you know a stark individual that is exceptionally trepidatious about spending? We all know this angst-ridden individual that is extremely frugal and scrounges around leaving an air of unsophistication.  There is nothing wrong with making wise spending decisions, but being inordinately frugal will affect the individuals that surround you and leave you with an unfortunate presence of negative perceptions.

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Can a minimalist be extremely lavish and inspire a splendor of opulence in others?  We at the Minimalistic Gent are heavy advocates for planning the acquisition of high quality items riddled with enduring excellence! At first glance, it may seem counter-intuitive to buy expensive things when living a minimalist lifestyle, but in reality it resonates with the concept of not buying more things. By making infrequent purchases of high quality items, it removes the constant need to replace items of old.  Therefore, minimalism can be a luxurious lifestyle that is more about the lack of clutter than the frugalness of life.

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Magnificently well crafted pieces that embody quality are pivotal to adding the refreshing idiosyncratic mood of one’s style.  Artful pieces that resonate well with your being are well worth the extravagant costs if it provides a strong connection consistent with what you envision in a gentleman.  Without the restraints of frugalness, you will project a lavish lifestyle that others will adore and be influenced by.

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The obvious difference in less, high quality items is the power to be in control of your surroundings at home.  Having huge amounts of items can take a toll on your personal threshold for clutter.  There is an extreme power found in the total control of your possessions and being able to live clutter free.  The empowerment you will feel from looking at your living space and seeing the clean, masterfully done arrangements is both stress relieving and helpful as you start every single day.

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The valuation of time is extremely evident in minimalism, and others will be motivated by the plentiful accomplishments that will adorn your life.  Buying multiple items and constantly shopping around is extremely time deficient with hours spent shopping for replacement items.  This is a necessity as antediluvian, low quality dispirited items of old have a short shelf life. The time replacing old decrepit items could be much better utilized on enjoying life and carousing with other provincial characters that would enjoy your company.  Minimalism frees up our greatest commodity, time, and allows us to mediate a maximized lifestyle that all gentleman pursue.

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Minimalism allots for freedom from the inelastic standards of society that keep us from standing out as divergent gentleman with a refined style.  Allow yourself to be a minimalist without the negative frugality that comes with living with less items.  By becoming an organized and refined individual with a well versed sense of style, you will awe the masses and provide a feeling of polished elegance that will always be remembered.