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365 Style and Fashion Tips for Women by Claudia Piras
1.0 out of 5 stars Don't waste your money, June 18 2003
This book is a series of 365 shallow, useless tips regarding fashion and style. There is no exposition or explanation, just one to two sentence pieces of advice, one on each page.
Save your money and buy something else.
Gentlemen: A Timeless Fashion by Bernhard Roetzel
Gentlemen: A Timeless Fashion by Bernhard Roetzel
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Elevate your life style, June 18 2003
Bernhard Roetzel's "Gentleman" is one of two definitive works on classic style for men. The other book is Flusser's "Dressing the Man." While Flusser's work is primarily concerned with developing a classic style for business dress, Roetzel's "Gentleman" is about creating a classic, elegant life style. Following Mr. Retzel's philosophy, style is not something we do for others. The pursuit of style is for one's own personal satisfaction. Therefore, Mr. Roetzel focuses on an understated, conservative elegance, with an acknowledgment of the importance of details, even if no one else notices. Roetzel's book focuses on mens fashion, with a bias toward tailored English clothing, but he goes… Read more
Gentlemen: A Timeless Fashion by Bernhard Roetzel
Gentlemen: A Timeless Fashion by Bernhard Roetzel
Alan Flusser's "Dressing the Man" is about developing a classic business style of dress. Roetzel's "Gentleman" is about developing a classic life style. This book covers all aspects of one's appearance, and addresses grooming, hairstyles, formal dress, business dress, and sport. Although it has an English bias, it does a good job of incorporating classic American style and products such as Brooks Brothers shirts and Alden shoes.
More than just a book on how to dress, however, this book provides an introduction to some of the finer things in life that might otherwise go untried: The experience of a traditional shave at a good English barbor; the satisfaction of a bespoke suit, the… Read more