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 realize that part of his point is that men should branch out and be less conservative as long as it is done tastefullybut I do not think I will wear many yellow shirts under my suits, even if it flatters my complexion. Just had to read a book that showcases the cleft in Cary Grant’s chin on the cover. This photo would make a great poster. Yep, no more jeans and t-shirts for me.

It’s over pages long and divided into 13 chapters.

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

Coming up to the three year milestone… Review: I’m not sure if he knows the meaning of logic, actually. And he also pulls out a lot of historical photos.

If you want to learn about how to coordinate patterns, go to dressiny chapter that talks about pattern coordination. My intention is to invest some time in the field of clothing in the hope that I will benefit from the following: First off, it’s comprehensive. Contemporary menswear The story of a simple field jacket Liked it? Also, parts of fflusser book are over-written.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. The essence of menswear I love this book.

But, you know, the book is what it is. If you want to learn about how dredsing shirt collar should be showing above your suit jacket collar. A bit too flowery and obtuse in language, but still containing some great ideas and photos for modern classic men’s style.

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 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. How long should the arms of a jacket be, which type of collar works best for the shape of your noggin, which colours work best for your fine complexion?

I will pick this up dresskng time to time to be reminded of how it’s done. Feb 24, Toby rated it really liked it Shelves: Jan 13, Brandon Michaud rated it really liked it.

He takes pages and it’s a pretty big-size book. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. The examples and illustrations also offer an dressign understanding of the topic and are a powerful visual aid for those looking to sediment their style knowledge. Flusser believes dressng “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.


Who says you can’t dress down a double breasted suit! Why only 4 stars? Alan Moore Hardcover Books. Aug 18, Lawrence marked it as to-read.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Heres a few sample pages: Dressing well mwn on two pillars — proportion and color.

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

What I really like though is that he still brings in some modern touches as well. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. 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. GQ India recounts a fun story: According to Flusser, dressing well is not all that difficult, the real challenge lies in being able to acquire the right personalized instruction.

Very informative regarding the aspects of clothing including tailoring and its general rules pertaining to proper fit and style. This is considered to be one of the must-read books about men’s style, and I believe that reputation is deserved. Taking the reader through each major clothing classification step-by-step, this user-friendly guide helps you apply your own specifics to a series of dressing options, from business casual and formalwear to pattern-on-pattern coordination, or how to choose the most flattering clothing silhouette for your body type and shirt collar for your face.

That man is Alan Flusser.