That’s how I feel about Alan Flusser’s Clothes and the Man. Focus on Timeless Style — Flusser makes a clear and compelling case for a traditional and. Since , Alan Flusser Custom has created the finest custom clothing made right Random House publishes Flusser’s second book Clothes and the Man. INSCRIBED by Alan Flusser: Dear Ted, / To a very stylish guy! / I can not imagine a better model for / my clothes. / Best regards, / 5/19/86 Alan F. Fine in a near.

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Jan 13, Brandon Michaud rated it it was amazing. Clothes and the Man: There’s little attention paid to more contemporary items like denim or T-shirts, other than to dismiss them as overly casual. The focus on history is paramount throughout the book. Michael rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Custom Tailoring Focus — Most of the advice in this book requires a clotyes fit.

Clothes and the Man: The Principles of Fine Men’s Dress

Nice full color pictures pairing shirts, ties, and jacket. There is no one author and no one book who has influenced modern menswear culture like Alan Flusser and Dressing The Man.

Bob rated it it was amazing Feb 04, See 1 question about Clothes and the Man…. Despite being three decades old it is still a standard-setter for anyone who wants to talk about menswear.


When Flusser went to meet Douglas in his apartment, he was wearing suede shoes, a double-breasted suit, horizontal striped shirt, and pinned collar. Zenon rated it it was amazing Jan 30, When he’s not blogging or changing diapers, he’s playing bass guitar and singing in his Beatles tribute band. Bits will suddenly strike you as hopelessly dated though. Dec 28, Michael rated it really liked it Shelves: Jonathan Schiff rated it liked it Feb 07, Trivia About Clothes and the M Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

It’s full of everything a man needs to get started with aan he builds his own personal style.

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It is an excellent resource for the specific measurements that men need to understand to get a good fit. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. GQ India recounts a fun story: Refresh and try again.

Heather rated it liked it Jan 09, Nov 28, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. Only in this way can we know the rules so well as to break them.

G rated it liked it Dec 31, Very informative regarding the aspects of clothing including tailoring and its general rules pertaining to proper fit and style. You may also like. Very thorough, filled with some of the best illustrations of superior male style from the past, notably, Astaire, Grant etc. Return to Book Page. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.


While there are sites like Bespoke Unit that offer high levels of value, just about anyone who knows anything about clothes will agree that one man literally wrote the book on how men can remain permanently fashionable.

Clothes and the Man: Simon Goodwin rated it liked it Feb 22, Igor Joaneth rated it it was amazing Sep 26, If you want to learn about how to coordinate patterns, go to the chapter that talks about pattern coordination. That man is Alan Flusser.

Dressing The Man: Mastering The Art Of Permanent Fashion By Alan Flusser – Book Review

Any Condition Any Condition. Alan Moore Hardcover Books. Flusser assumes that a man will be buying his clothing bespoke or at least having it adjusted mna fit, which can be irritating if you don’t have the money to do that.