It Can be Hard to Stand Out in London’s ‘Eccentric Club’

February 23, 2015 1:07 AM

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It Can be Hard to Stand Out in London’s ‘Eccentric Club’

LONDON—The private members’ clubs which are dotted around the Mayfair and St. James’s districts of central London are a serious affair: chief executives, government ministers and military top brass all hobnob in what’s known as London’s clubland. One organization, however, is altogether sillier in tone.

Resurrected in 2008, the Eccentric Club brings together 200 gentlemen and, since 1984, ladies. The diversely dressed members face two issues: the lack of a clubhouse, and the question of who is truly eccentric.

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