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Thanks for All Your Support!

Sunday love. No bow tie. We both need our hair done! Hi Gentleman Norman fans and friends! It’s Laura, GN’s co-author and lady love. Also, I’m the very lucky person that gets to be the object of his affection 24/7. I want to say how much I personally appreciate the love and support you give […]

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Friends of Robinson Gardens 26th Annual Garden Tour 2014

On Saturday, May 17th, 2014 my Lady, Laura Martella and I attended the lovely “Pathways to Paradise” 26th Annual Garden Tour at the Friends of Robinson Gardens. This historic Virginia Robinson estate is located in Beverly Hills and the event was hosted by Hutton Wilkinson, partners with Tony Duquette. The Home & Garden tour was […]

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Laura Martella

Thanks to all of our Followers!

To all of our followers, THANK YOU for a fulfilling 2013! I want to personally thank all of you for following Gentleman Norman. Most of you know that I had the idea for “How To Be A Man” in 2011 after losing my beautiful mother to a 10 year struggle with Alzheimer’s. This has been […]

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The Fairmont: My San Francisco Tradition

The Fairmont: My San Francisco Tradition

I’m an “old school” kind of guy. I prefer the classics. Once I find something that suits me, I like to stick with it. There is something so comforting about having a tradition, something to look forward to and count on. My family just spent our 9th year in a row at the Fairmont San Francisco. […]

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K9s For Warriors

My lady and I had an enlightening experience yesterday at the K9s for Warriors breakfast event. Please donate to this organization. It is a worthwhile cause. On the left is Surf Dog Ricochet, she surfs tandem with quadriplegics, and on the right is one of the Vets being honored, Rob, and his service dog Bravo. […]

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Justin Nappi - Judd Apetow - Michael B. Jordan - Gentleman Norman at the 2013 San Diego Film Festival

2013 San Diego Film Festival

Gentleman Norman & Laura Martella had a great time at the 2013 San Diego Film Festival. From October 2 – 6 Martella and Norman found themselves surrounded by many talented people who all came together to make this exciting event possible. The festival’s events were held in both downtown San Diego and La Jolla premiering […]

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Gentleman Norman on style: Studs are everywhere

Gentleman Norman ROCKS Fashion this Fall

Last week I was honored to attend The Trend Event, a Neiman Marcus fashion event, and the Grant Grill Waffle Bruncheon at the US Grant Hotel in San Diego! Wow, it is going to be a gorgeous fall. The trends my lady and I saw at this fashion event were “fur-ocious”! As a gentleman, I do […]

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Laura Martella & Gentleman Norman

Building a Brand or Just Being Ourselves?

Building a brand? Or just being ourselves? I am so grateful that I am the one Norman chose to spend his time with here on earth. This may not be a wise business move, but, I never intended to start a business. I am letting all of you know what’s going on with Norman. Last […]

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Gentleman Norman puts the “FUN” in Fund-Raising!

Gentleman Norman has always been a proud supporter of the Alzheimer’s Association, but his big heart hasn’t stopped there! Being a gentleman is more than just having meticulous manners and sophisticated style, it also means giving a helping hand (or paw) to those in need. Gentleman Norman strives to seize any opportunity where he can […]

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Gentleman Norman on Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day

As a respectable gentleman, I would like to share some Valentine’s Day secrets with you. Valentine’s Day is a holiday that recognizes the special bond you share with your lady. That being said, dedicate this day to making your woman feel special. Good old-fashion manners will get you far. Put down your electronics, set aside […]

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