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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But just like fashionable clothes sometimes less is more. RaB rated it it was amazing Mar 31, Thr, each of the chapters-and I like how he really fluser down to talking about things like proportion and color, things that a lot of men don’t even understand. I particularly enjoyed the section on color and coloring; finding out which clothes work best for a “high-contrast” complexion such as my own is a good thing to know.

Building my wardrobe will take some time. My introduction to classics menswear, maybe too comprehensive for a start but an excellent ny definitive text.

When Flusser went to meet Douglas in his apartment, he was wearing suede shoes, a double-breasted suit, horizontal striped shirt, and pinned collar. This book has been a perfect fit for my purpose and mission, with a good level of depth.

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

Flusser has assembled the largest andmost diverse collection of stylishly mantled men ever found in one book. Kelly rated it liked it May 02, Both a monumental tribute to classic style–think Gary Cooper and the Duke of Windsor–and a guide for men who want to employ it.


Open Preview See a Problem? Refresh and try again. Preview — Dressing the Man by Alan Flusser. Neiman Marcus sales person highly recommended this book as the guide for choosing timeless men’s clothes.

But I wouldn’t have picked up this book if I hadn’t decided to start dressing like a grown up. With the way men dress nowadays and for the majority, for the larger population, I think probably a much larger section on business casual, and perhaps breaking that out and talking about how we can mix-would’ve been better.

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

Highly recommend this book! 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. Petra rated it it was amazing Oct 03, A tie with a deep dimple below the knot, ,an as Flusser advises.

Trending Price New. It’s not-it is more for the man who dresses in lfusser suit regularly or is a consultant or in a position in which he needs to understand the importance of clothing.

Great book This book is interesting and a good read. Trivia About Dressing the Man Alan Flusser’s name is synonymous with taste and style. Ratings and Reviews Write a review.

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.

Apr 24, Marilou rated it it was amazing. Ron rated it it was amazing May 22, Hardcoverpages. 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.


A,an 10, Alex Trenchea rated it really liked it. He has a lovely turn of phrase as well, which keeps the book floating along.

Indeed, the bible of the rules or dress.

It’s over pages long and divided into 13 chapters. Jan 13, Brandon Michaud rated it really liked f,usser. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

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. Nov 28, Mauricio rated it it was amazing. But there’re dressjng to be many who flhsser that, you know, everything he focused on was just too formal. Last night I watched Casablanca and I saw that the men in this movie were much better dressed then we are now.

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. Jul 11, Spats and Hats rated it it was amazing Shelves: May 27, Michael Di Tizio rated it it was amazing.