Clothes and the man: the principles of fine men's dress

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Villard Books, 1985 - Design - 210 pages
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User Review  - CHAK06880 - LibraryThing

This book will help you dress like an Ivy League "dandy" and that is OK as most clothing styles these days go in and out of fashion. The reader gets a good history of 20th Century men's clothing along ... Read full review

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User Review  - ManipledMutineer - LibraryThing

An excellent guide, well illustrated and detailed, with a nice centre pictorial fold-out of shirting samples suitable for the different seasons. Read full review

Contents

The Height of Elegance
3
Suits Sports Jackets Odd Trousers and Topcoats
19
The Dress Shirt 67
42
Copyright

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About the author (1985)

Alan J. Flusser is a 1983 Coty Award-winning menswear designer and the best-selling author of Clothes and the Man. He won acclaimed for his designs for the movie, Wall Street, and has become identified with the garments he made for Michael Douglas's character in that film, Gordon Gekko. He also owns a custom shop at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York where he turns out high-style, hand-tailored custom clothes for business executives and for the who's who of the entertainment world. Other books by Flusser include Making the Man and Style and the Man. The books discuss the fundamentals of men's clothing and list the 200 best stores in 70 countries all over the world. He was awarded the Cutty Sark Award (the design industry's Oscar) for his first two books.

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