The A to Z Book of Menswear
A lifetime of experience in the menswear business is being passed on with publication of The A to Z Book of Menswear. Although it is designed for people associated with the business rather than the consuming public, there is plenty in it for everyone. It is sure to be a great gift for any man with more than a passing interest in what he wears. The A to Z Book of Menswear is a collection of more than 2,700 words used in the menswear business. It also has a companion website at www.AtoZbook.info with images and more information that could not be fitted into the handy sized paperback book.
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Page 5 - And, after all, what is a fashion? From the artistic point of view, it is usually a form of ugliness so intolerable that we have to alter it every six months.
Page 5 - English author and critic John Ruskin, said, "there is nothing in this world that some man cannot make a little worse and sell a little cheaper and people who consider price only are that man's lawful prey.