The Butterfly Dandy
The fancy men who succeeded Brummel, and the legacy they inspired
The Count d'Orsay: the father of the Butterfly dandies, a truly elegant man, but not known for his austere simplicity.
Benjamin d'Israeli: as a young man he was the image of butterfly dandyism, until he turned his sites on politics and dressed more soberly.
Oscar Wilde: a Victorian "dandy" who was well known for his flamboyance of dress
Lord Whimsy: A modern example of "butterfly dandyism"