From the front flap Coty Award winner Alan Flusser is convinced that any man can learn how to dress with style and good taste all that is needed is the proper education In Clothes and the Man , Flusser sets out through the use of detailed illustrations, both black and white and full color photographs, and a comprehensive text the basic principles involved in fine men s dress...
|Title||:||Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress|
|Publisher||:||Villard Books 1st edition October 12, 1985|
|Number of Pages||:||210 pages|
|File Size||:||566 KB|
|Status||:||Available For Download|
|Last checked||:||21 Minutes ago!|
Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men's Dress Reviews
Excellent resource even though dated. Focuses more narrowly on the suit and why we dress as we do in business. I paired the reading of this book with another that I found even more awesome in guiding a man on how to dress broadly across the whole wardrobe. It is called "Effortless Outfits: The Men's Guide to Matching Clothes for Powerful Impression in Personal and Professional Life." If I had to choose only one book of the two, it would be Effortless Outfits. But this is a venerable read.
When it comes to men's clothing books, I've bought them all, including all of Flusser's books. This is my favorite and in my view, the gold standard. Readable, full of great photographs and illustrations, it explains the fundamentals of menswear and dressing from the ground up. Other books have tried; other books have failed. Buy it while you can; this one isn't coming around a second time. You will never look at clothes the same way again.
Great reference book for how to start a classic men's wardrobe, plus the history on how classic trends started, and how to tie neck ties properly for different occasions etc.
Excellent advice on style and history of what is appropriate dress for all activity.
This is a quick, one-day read, but a lifetime keeper for reference.
No one book that I've come across answers all the questions of the individual seeking to know the do's and don'ts of style. That said there are a couple of must haves and this is one of them. Alan Flusser knows his subject and thru this book shares with you an exploration into what is what and what goes with what. While fashion trends change the ability to evoke your sense of style will be specific to you. This book will help you to develop that 'classic' look you're seeking. Why do I give it only 4 stars? Because 5 stars will be reserved for that book that is the ultimate end all. I've yet to come across it. Good luck in your pursuit.
Now I see why it is considered a classic.