Off the Cuff: The Guy's Guide to Looking Good

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Plume, 2005 - Design - 168 pages
From the breakout star of the hit television series, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy.

Carson Kressley is the most recognizable name in menÂ's fashion today. With a legion of fans who hang on his every tip and quip, Kressley has single-handedly made it cool for the average guy to care about clothes. In Off the Cuff, Carson makes over the tired menÂ's style guide with an edgy, hilarious romp through every manÂ's closet: from socks to scarves, from jeans to leather jackets, from the dreaded pleated khaki to the classic pink oxford.

Trading trends for timeless style, Off the Cuff mines each manÂ's unique personality and physique and lets readers in on CarsonÂ's best-kept secret?that the only thing sure to stay in fashion is the man who wears whatÂ's right for him.

Vibrantly illustrated with full-color photographs, and written with CarsonÂ's signature wit and irreverence, Off the Cuff is what Queer Eye fans have always wanted: Carson in their closet.

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Gentlemen: You've seen him on Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. You've picked up his fashion tips in Us. Now get Kressley into your drawers for a total fashion makeover. Read full review



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A standout member of the Fab Five on the hit television series Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Carson Kressley is also a fashion expert for Us magazine and an independent stylist. He received his first couture garment as a child and began developing his fashion sense on the playground. Since those auspicious beginnings, he has earned degrees in Finance and Fine Art from Gettysburg College (where he graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa), and is also a nationally ranked equestrian.

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