Men's Style: The Thinking Man's Guide to Dress
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Men's Style: The Thinking Man's Guide to Dress

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Guys don't wear wolf pelts anymore, but not much else has changed in the world of men's clothes:the right suit, or tie, or shirt, or shoes still projects mystery, erotic potential, and power. And to negotiate these hurdles with style and confidence, Men's Style is indispensable---a valuable source of practical advice for how to dress in a world of conflicting fashion imper...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published April 3rd 2007 by St. Martin's Griffin (first published September 20th 2005)
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Fraser
Somewhat reckless on the subject of clogs, but a much-needed smack on the head for men who don't care enough about what they look like. The world belongs to the men who dress the best.
chris tierney
Informative and opinionated. There's a lot of good, detailed advice here, along with some interesting historical notes. Smith generally acknowledges the places where he's expressing his own bias rather than convention.

The tone could be either entertaining or obnoxious, depending on the reader. For me, about half the jokes worked. An example from the offensive end: "...artistically shaved beards or sideburns have meant jazz musicians, Latinos, or other subversives." Really? Latinos are all subver...more
Jeremy Allan
Sassy. The art budget could have been a bit higher; it could use some nice photography to accompany the sass. Still, highly entertaining, even if you have to take some of the guidelines with a grain of salt.
Michael
Smith is a witty, knowledgeable author whose writing is exceptionally beautiful. This book is a unique mix of history, culture, personal advice and idiosyncrasy. I loved it.
Youngki.bear
A well-written introduction to the details that the fashionable man should pay attention to, regardless of his budgetary limitations.
Nic Hartmann
Some of it is definitely his personal opinion, but it's pretty solid in most places and gives you something to think about...
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