Dressing the Man is the definitive guide to what men need to know in order to dress well and look stylish without becoming fashion victims. Alan Flusser’s name . Clothes and the Man has 66 ratings and 8 reviews. Mauricio said: Alan Flusser To ask other readers questions about Clothes and the Man, please sign up. Find great deals for Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser (, Hardcover). Shop with confidence on eBay!.
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With charm and sense, Flusser dressig a tome accented with taste and style. It may just be that Flusser grew tired of repeating the same dozen or so style-related words, but he hits the thesaurus waaaay too hard, and uses alliteration at least as heavily as Tom Wolfe.
But very comprehensive and those pages gives you a deeper understanding of men’s or history. Men lavished more money on their clothes during the last 25 years than ever before in history. Return to Book Page.
Mar 22, Steven rated it really liked it. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. And you’re going to find it for a lot less than that. Having read “Clothes and The Man” many times over the years I akan happy to finally get a copy of Alan Flusser’s update to what is still an excellent book on how a man should dress.
Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion
May 10, Hy rated it it was amazing. I would’ve paid at least probably-I don’t know. This is where I find the most value. A bit too flowery and obtuse in language, but still containing some great ideas and photos for modern classic men’s style. Open Preview See a Problem?
Dressing the Man Video Book Review | Alan Flusser’s Guide to Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion
This does not arise from the author’s style of writing but from the multitude of technical terms which you have to spend a lot of time researching if you want to get a basic knowledge of men’s clothing. People who bought this also bought. Ron rated it it was amazing May 22, A dated but useful guide to classic men’s clothing i. Stellar photos, comprehensive organization, and attention to the fluszer sartorial details imbue the book with a perfect blend of nostalgia and freshness.
I give it my highest recommendation-five stars. Although it is an interesting read I have to be honest and tell you that it is a very difficult book to read. Flusser lays out the history of men’s fashion form dlusser mid-to-late s to the present bby it’s obvious from reading this how we’re still wearing Victorian influenced clothing even at th An absolutely essential book for the man who wants to dress better, or simply wants to understand why men’s clothes are designed the way they are.
Want to Read saving…. Why, afte Dressing the Man is the definitive guide to what men need to know in order to dress well and look stylish without becoming fashion rdessing. Jan 26, Hunter Johnson added it. And the difference, he’s very clear, is that style is about knowing your body type, about knowing what colors suit you, what clothing styles suit you.
He has been hired to be a wardrobe consultant for films about rich guys like Wall Streetand some of his recommendations would work better for Gordon Gekko than they do for your rank-and-file government ny.
I mean, fashion is bad. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. But there’re going to be many who say that, you know, everything he focused on was just too formal.
What I really like though is that he still brings in some modern touches as well. Refresh and try again. This is a video review of Alan Flusser’s Dressing the Man: When Flusser went to meet Douglas in his apartment, he was wearing suede shoes, a double-breasted suit, horizontal striped shirt, and pinned collar.
But, you know, the book is what it is. Flusser believes mah “Permanent Fashionability,” both his promise and goal for the reader, starts by being accountable to a personal set of physical trademarks and not to any kind of random, seasonally served-up collection of fashion flashes.
Dressing The Man: Mastering The Art Of Permanent Fashion By Alan Flusser – Book Review
Aug 22, Jim Listworth rated it it was amazing. But from the beginning, he keeps throwing in things that haven’t been explained. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Flusser has assembled the largest andmost diverse collection of stylishly mantled men ever found in one book. Flusser lays out the history of men’s fashion form the mid-to-late s to the present day; it’s obvious from reading this how we’re still wearing Victorian influenced clothing even at this late date.
Jul 28, K rated it really liked it Shelves: Trending Price New. GQ India recounts a fun story: I can easily say that it can be used as a referenced guide for the gentleman that aspires to be in control of his wardrobe.
Michael Goodwin rated it it was amazing Mar 12, Once a man learns how to adapt the fundamentals of permanent fashion to his physique and complexion, he’s halfway home. Thanks for telling us about the problem. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Flusser suggests that smart dress shoes look best with tailored trousers.