ABC of Men's Fashion

ABC of Men's Fashion

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by Hardy Amies
     
 

"A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten all about them."

For all men—and indeed all women who are interested in men's clothes—here is an alphabetical guide to men's fashion written with wit and expert knowledge. From the etiquette of dressing for all occasions to the meaning of… See more details below

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"A man should look as if he has bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten all about them."

For all men—and indeed all women who are interested in men's clothes—here is an alphabetical guide to men's fashion written with wit and expert knowledge. From the etiquette of dressing for all occasions to the meaning of technical terms, Hardy Amies's skillful eye guides you safely through style decisions on everything from blazers and brogues to skiing and sandals. No man can afford to be without this classic style bible.

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE:

Victoria and Albert Museum, London, September 22, 2007-January 6, 2008

"There's no such thing as a designer of menswear-—it's only history. The suit around the world is based on the english suit, which began in about 1670.

Any man, whether he's american, japanese, french or whatever, who wants to be seriously well dressed, looks to the englishman's suit for how to achieve it."
—from abc of men's fashion

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780810994607
Publisher:
Abrams, Harry N., Inc.
Publication date:
11/01/2007
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
937,018
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 7.25(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

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Meet the Author

Sir Hardy Amies died in 2003, but his legacy and style continues under his protégé Ian Garlant at Hardy Amies Plc. He opened his fashion house in 1945 and became Dressmaker by Appointment to Her Majesty The Queen. Famous for menswear and his keen eye for classic style, Amies had a regular fashion column in Esquire magazine.

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