8 Of The Best Apps To Make You A Perfect Gentleman

Become a wine connoisseur, a necktie expert and mixologist extraordinaire

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1 | Zipjet
For those who are simply too busy (or lazy) to nip to the dry cleaners, the courier service ready to take care of your unwashed items is here. Simply select a time to have your clothes picked up, sent to one of the nearest Zipjet dry cleaning points and delivered back to you in 24 hours. Oh, and they'll do the ironing too, meaning you'll always look sharp.
Free, from the app store

2 | Necktie Deluxe
Okay, so the internet may be awash with videos on how to tie a bowtie correctly, but do they also show you which kind of tie goes directly with your face shape or collar type? Probably not – which is where Necktie Deluxe comes in.
Free, from the app store

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3 | Mr. Porter
Our sartorial website of choice delivers arguably the most crisp style app on the market. The all-new iOS8 edition is updated weekly, featuring hi-definition images and videos.
Free, from the app store

4 | Delectable Wines
We've all been there, pacing around Waitrose frantically trying to find the perfect wine to bring to the in-laws. Delectable Wines have solved the problem with the app that lets you view ratings and reviews on hundreds of wines simply just by photographing the label.
Free, from the app store

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5 | Cocktails Made Easy
The anthology for over 500 easy to make cocktails acts as your pocket guide to amateur mixology. The best thing about it is that they can all be made from only 14 ingredients. 
£2.29, from the app store

6 | TripLingo
Because a gentleman abroad doesn't just talk louder in English. Offering essential phrases and a 10,000 word offline dictionary, TripLingo includes a tip calculator, currency converter and crash courses in the local culture. No wonder they style themselves as the "ultimate tool for international travellers". Muy útil indeed.
Free, from the app store

7 | CamDictionary
Now if only there was a way to read street signs as if they were written in your mother tongue... CamDictionary translates signs, menus and the like in over 54 languages by sending photos through the app. You can chuck that small brick you call a bi-lingual dictionary in the bin now.
Free, from the app store

8 | Opentable UK
Although it's becoming increasingly difficult to get a dinner reservation in the capital, OpenTable have collated the 4,000 restaurants across the UK that still provide them, meaning you can solve a last minute dining dilemma without trudging through a dozen websites.
Free, from the app store

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