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Style and the Man

3.88 of 5 stars 3.88  ·  rating details  ·  33 ratings  ·  4 reviews
Alan Flusser, one of America's foremost menswear designers, knows fine clothes and where to buy them. He shares all this in his insightful and elegantly written treatise for the man interested in savvy attire. Tuck this volume into a corner of your suitcase and you'll be armed with a connoisseur's knowledge of the dos and don'ts of buying and wearing quality clothes and ho ...more
Hardcover, 416 pages
Published August 30th 1996 by Itbooks
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Jessica
A useful book for learning THE RULES of men's clothing. Some of the advice is outdated, but the principles remain. Flusser's tips on how to fit a suit into a suitcase are top-notch and will be forever useful.

Unfortunately, I failed to find the author's charmingly acerbic style to be charming throughout.
Brian
Oct 25, 2010 Brian rated it 4 of 5 stars
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I'm trying, slowly but surely, to incorporate some of the many, many tips I gleaned from reading this essential treatise on style into my wardrobe. But let's just say that I have a long way to go. I may not be able to afford to shop at the places he recommends, but I can at least take into account some of the good advice he provides on making sure things fit properly. Starting with: you don't wear a large, dummy!
Rod Foglio
The first 100 pages has some great tips, but the last 300, about where to shop are pretty useless (and by now outdated.)
Brandon Michaud
Very informative regarding the aspects of clothing including tailoring and its general rules pertaining to proper fit and style.
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