James said: Superb book on how a man should dress. Covers the basics Alan Flusser’s name is synonymous with taste and style. With his new book. The full title of the book is “Dressing the man – mastering the art of permanent fashion” and content-wise this is quite different from books. Below is my video review of Alan Flusser’s Dressing the Man. I discuss why I think this book is one of the best in its class, and where I feel it could be improved .

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I borrowed the book from the library and it was so good I had to buy a copy!

So, Alan Flusser does a great job. Quite the instructive book. Dressing the Man ‘s sheer magnitude of options will enable the reader to expand both the grammar and verbiage of his permanent-fashion vocabulary.

Dressing the Man : Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion by Alan Flusser (2002, Hardcover)

Brian Silcott rated it it was amazing Aug 01, This does not a Have you ever wondered what makes up that distinguished air of a man that has deferred from the modern jeans to the traditional, more fulsser apparel? Great book This book is interesting and a good read.

Heres a few sample pages:. Let’s keep looking for an introduction to men’s clothes, and come back to this later. If you want to dress with style jan right for you, buy this book today.

I will own this book! Time to make a big list and go shopping. Knowledge of the Ghe that this book present, has already enabled me to make some sound decisions with respect to shoes, belts, collar shirts, blazers, trousers.

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 flussee. Many never-before-seen vintage photographs from the era of Cary Grant, Tyrone Power, and Fred Astaire are employed to help illustrate the range and diversity of authentic men’s fashion.


Dressing the Man Video Book Review | Alan Flusser’s Guide to Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion

See all 9 brand new listings. So, each of the chapters-and I like fluusser he really gets down to talking about things like proportion and color, things that a lot of men don’t even understand. Overall I give it my highest recommendation and although not perfect — it is one of the finest reference texts available for your library. Thee well pivots on two pillars — proportion and color. Notify me of follow-up comments by email.

Dressing The Man By Alan Flusser | Book Review & Style Advice

In fact, it’s easily a top 10, perhaps top 3. Building my wardrobe will take Dressnig the instructive book. But, you know, the book is what it is. Mar 19, Alok Singh rated it it was amazing Shelves: He has a lovely turn of phrase as well, which keeps the book floating along.

It’s been out for nine years. Fashion climbs to heights rarely A systematic and timeless view of “permanent fashion” brings about clarity of fashion in a world lost forever in the throws of post modern internet tech domination dictating fashion to the world from beneath the tongues of savages.

Once a man learns how to adapt the fundamentals of permanent fashion to his physique and complexion, he’s halfway home. Learn how your comment data is processed. Feb 16, Andrecrabtree rated it really liked it. The best part though are the photos.

Feb 06, Terry Heller rated it dreswing liked it. Mar 22, Steven rated it really liked it.


Look at those fabrics — wow, I wish I could get my hands on those: Having read “Clothes and The Man” many times over the years I was happy to finally get a copy of Alan Flusser’s update to what is still an excellent book on how a man should dress. Alan Flusser’s name is synonymous with taste and style. And he also pulls out a lot of historical photos. Jan 01, Eric Orchard rated it it was amazing Shelves: According to Flusser, dressing well is not all that difficult, the real challenge lies in being able to acquire the right personalized instruction.

There is no one author and no one book who has influenced modern menswear culture like Alan Flusser and Dressing The Man. Very informative regarding the aspects of clothing including tailoring and its general rules pertaining to proper fit and style. So, something you could set on your coffee table and be very handsome. Flusser believes that “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.

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.

This illustrated guide to men’s fashion introduces men to the timeless elements of fashion and personal style.