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Book review: “Dressing the man” by Alan Flusser


Today’s book is a heavy one, and full of knowledge and facts. It’s clocks in at some 300 odd pages, profusely illustrated and lots of text. Published in 2002, this is a timeless tome indeed. And properly hefty, in it’s hardbound format. This is not a book to be taken lightly! The full title of the book is “Dressing the…

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Book review: “Denim Dudes”, another take on writing about denim


Today I’m taking a look at the new book “Denim Dudes: Street style. Vintage. Workwear. Obsession.”. It really aims to do exactly what the laughably poor “Denim Style” was trying to do, i.e. present the individual styles of personalities within the denim culture. The author is Amy Leverton, denim trend forecaster and generally vibrant denim enthusiast. Publishing a book on…

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Book review: The Fashion Resource Book – Men


Over the past year and a half I’ve reviewed half a dozen more or less interesting books in the field of menswear, and thought I had a fair overview of what little is available. When visiting the UK recently though, I happened upon “The Fashion Resource Book – Men”, which I’d not seen mention of before. It was published in May…

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Book tip: The Chic Geek, more clothing tips between covers


In my occasional series of book tips, I’ve this time picked up another tome dedicated to improving the style and clothes sense of men. This one is a spin-off from the British style website The Chic Geek, an independent website offering plenty of information and tips on how to improve your style since 2009. The book promises to be a…

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Book tip: Zero History by William Gibson


In a slight departure from my previous book recommendations I’m not presenting a book about style or menswear today, but rather a novel. I will start by saying that the author, William Gibson, is one of my very favourite authors, and there’s nothing he’s written that I’ve not read multiple times. Not that you should let that colour your impression…

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Book tips: Icons of men’s style by Josh Sims


The second book in my brief series of books you ought to buy (or borrow or steal), is “Icons of men’s style” by Josh Sims: From the description on the inside cover: “Behind nearly every item in the modern male wardrobe is a ‘first of it’s kind’ – the definitive example, often designed by a single company or brand for…

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