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John T. Molloy's New Dress for Success

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  124 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
All the changes that have taken place in men's wardrobes in the past fifteen years are incorporated into this highly successful title. Contains 30 percent new information and a four-color, four-page illustration insert.
Paperback, 390 pages
Published January 1st 1988 by Grand Central Publishing
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Greg
Aug 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
After I read this book, I felt like Bruce Willis when he realized he was dead at the end of The Sixth Sense. As the different scenes flash by and all the strange occurrences now make sense, this is the way I felt about my wardrobe and my experience with dress in business.

I personally came from a lower-middle-class background, and every statement he made was, in my experience, bang-on. Of course, I only realized this after reading the book. People in my background would buy something like a black
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HuntertheFoot
Dec 10, 2016 rated it it was amazing
To everyone reading this, just know that this book is a book that every man should be required to read to be successful. John T. Molloy's "Dress for Success" is the book that every man seeking a high paying corporate job, or just seeking to make a really great and long lasting first impression, should read. The book's contents are exactly what the title says. It teaches a man how to Dress for Success, it starts with the author saying that everything he says in this book is absolute, research-dri ...more
David
Feb 17, 2009 added it
Back in the day, my mother thought I should read this so that I could make myself presentable. Thanks to this book, I've probably forgotten more about types of suits and ties than most of my friends ever knew. This sort of thing loses relevance quickly.

I did take one thing with me: Whenever I buy a pair of jeans or a t-shirt with a skull on it, I ask myself what John T. Molloy would think of what I have become. Then I struggle to not laugh in the store. My face becomes a grimace as the grin is
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Matthew Lamb
Aug 14, 2011 rated it really liked it
This book should be read by every young man out of college. This explains the importance of image and presentation of oneself. This is extremely helpful and worthwhile. A must read for anyone striving to succeed.
Gary Zackery
Jul 18, 2012 rated it liked it
Read it
took what I needed
Laughed at the rest
I recommend it
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Oct 21, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I read this many years ago. It's way out of date, but it was full of good advice.
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