Indispensable Guide to Classic Men's Clothing

Indispensable Guide to Classic Men's Clothing

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by Joshua Karlen, Christopher Sulavik
     
 

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A best-selling resource for men's style and clothing, The Indispensable Guide to Classic Men's Clothing answers hundreds of questions about classic articles in a man's wardrobe, from ascots to wingtips. It describes, in practical language and through dozens of illustrations, the rules of attire that every man should know for occasions ranging from Casual Fridays to… See more details below

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A best-selling resource for men's style and clothing, The Indispensable Guide to Classic Men's Clothing answers hundreds of questions about classic articles in a man's wardrobe, from ascots to wingtips. It describes, in practical language and through dozens of illustrations, the rules of attire that every man should know for occasions ranging from Casual Fridays to Black Tie.

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GQ Magazine
According to The Indispensable Guide to Classic Men's Clothing, the two techniques [tying your shoelaces and tying a bow tie] are similar.
Library Journal
Few "indispensable" guides are ever just that, but this title comes close to hitting the mark, even though much of the information provided can be found in similar guides, such as Paul Keers's A Gentleman's Wardrobe (1988). Karlen, an attorney and editor, and Sulavik, a journalist, use a question-and-answer format (e.g., "Should a dress shirt have a pocket?") that works well, and the candid remarks provided by dozens of clothing experts are an interesting feature. Helpful line drawings are interspersed throughout the text, although photographs might have provided clearer illustrations in some instances. While this is not quite an indispensable purchase, most public and academic libraries should have at least a few good men's grooming guides like this one on their shelves.--P. Steven Thomas, Central Michigan Univ. Lib., Mt. Pleasant Copyright 1999 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780966184716
Publisher:
Tatra Press
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
411,706
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 8.13(h) x 0.61(d)

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