The Finest Menswear in the World: The Craftsmanship of Luxury

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Thames & Hudson #ad - The first menswear book to go in search of the finest clothes, connoisseur simon Crompton seeks out the world’s most beautifully crafted contemporary menswear, and to explain the craft which makes them the best of the best With impeccable taste and an unerring eye for quality, and brands in the world, item by item, accessories, from the Panama hat to the Milanese buttonhole.

. Augmented by extensive, from shirts to shoes, the finest Menswear in the World delves into every element of the well-dressed man’s wardrobe, specially commissioned photographs, suits to scarves, both business and casual, and bags to umbrellas.350 illustrations Thames hudson. In profiles of fourteen distinguished companies that design, and sell their own products, explaining the subtle but crucial difference a hand-stitched seam, make, perfectly cut sleeve, Crompton tells the story of how each luxury item is crafted, or screen-printed silk can make.

The Finest Menswear in the World: The Craftsmanship of Luxury #ad - With crompton’s expert guidance, the discerning gentleman can dress himself head to toe in the finest menswear in the world.

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The Italian Gentleman

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The Parisian Gentleman

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Thames & Hudson #ad - The stories behind each house, capturing an unceasing dedication to quality in an era overrun with new, and the creative minds and artisans who give each brand its unique identity, bring the clothes alive, mass-produced trends. Author hugo jacomet’s portraits of these often-inaccessible marques or brands are intimate and illuminating, thanks to his personal connections to many of the leading figures.

350+ illustrations. Debonair parisian men continue to participate in a centuries-long tradition of sartorial craftsmanship and quality. In its newly accessible compact edition, from hidden ateliers and little- known studios to internationally renowned labels such as shirtmakers Charvet, The Parisian Gentleman is like a dream shopping excursion to the leading men’s style-makers, shoemakers Berluti, and the recently revived trunk-makers Moynat.

The Parisian Gentleman #ad - In a new compact edition, a luxurious celebration of the elegant craftsmanship behind the timeless French men’s fashion and lifestyle labels. Home of haute couture and the world’s leading fashion houses, Paris and its inhabitants represent sophistication and refinement to the rest of the world. His text is accompanied by beautifully shot photographs of the designers, garments, studios, and locations, the majority of which were taken exclusively for this book.

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The Sartorial Travel Guide

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Thames & Hudson #ad - 300 color illustrations. An indispensable, informative, and portable insider’s companion to the most fashion-forward cities for well-dressed and worldly men. This essential travel guide distills a decade of style expert Simon Crompton’s experiences traveling the world to meet and advise the finest menswear producers and artisans―providing everything the modern man needs to know to travel in style and explaining what to buy and where to buy it.

Offering insider knowledge on ten of the world’s most stylish cities, including Florence, Paris, and Hong Kong, Stockholm, and detailing ten more cities full of emerging talents, New York, Tokyo, each chapter contains listings of the finest shops and ateliers. A section on sartorial travel tips offers advice from leading style aficionados, including Mark Cho of the Armoury and Mats Klingberg of Trunk Clothiers.

The Sartorial Travel Guide #ad - The sartorial travel guide includes maps to assist trip planning and practical advice on how and what to pack, readers will be prepared for any occasion. In-depth profiles of standout tailors, and shoemakers offer insights into the craftsmanship behind the trademark style of each city, clothiers, from a traditional kimono maker in Japan to a bespoke umbrella shop in Paris.

Whether on vacation or looking to fill a few spare hours on a business trip, this is the ideal guide for any sartorial adventure.

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Gentleman: The Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man

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h.f.ullmann publishing #ad - Gentleman: The Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man #ad - Paying tribute to the latest evolutions in fashion and style, this thoroughly revised edition of Bernhard Roetzel's tried-and-tested guide is set for the man of the twenty-first century. A self-confident demeanor, excellent manners, and carefully chosen quality garments are the distinctive signs of a true gentleman.

Gentleman the Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man.

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Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion

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HarperCollins #ad - Dressing well pivots on two pillars -- proportion and color. A man's physical traits represent his individual road map, and the quickest route toward forging an enduring style of dress is through exposure to the legendary practitioners of this rare masculine art. Unlike fashion, the shoulder's width, which is obliged to change each season, the face's shape, the torso's structure, the neck's height, the arm's length, and the foot's size remain fairly constant over time.

Flusser has assembled the largest andmost diverse collection of stylishly mantled men ever found in one book. HarperCollins Publishers. 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.

Once a man learns how to adapt the fundamentals of permanent fashion to his physique and complexion, he's halfway home. Many never-before-seen vintage photographs from the era of Cary Grant, Tyrone Power, and Fred Astaire are employed to help illustrate the range and diversity of authentic men's fashion.

Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion #ad - For those men hoping to find sartorial fulfillment somewhere down the road, tethering their journey to the mind-set of permanent fashion will deliver them earlier rather than later in life. Taking the reader through each major clothing classification step-by-step, this user-friendly guide helps you apply your own specifics to a series of dressing options, from business casual and formalwear to pattern-on-pattern coordination, or how to choose the most flattering clothing silhouette for your body type and shirt collar for your face.

Alan flusser's name is synonymous with taste and style.

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Best of British: The Stories Behind Britain's Iconic Brands

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Prestel #ad - Classic style and british manufacturing are both experiencing a boom in demand―driven by a desire among consumers for authentic, quality products. By highlighting the stories ofthese legendary brands―both new and old, grand and humble―Friedrichs and Crompton show how relevant these companiesand their traditional production techniques still are.

From the world-famousbarbour in south shields in the north of England to John Lobbin London, many of these fine businesses remain in familyownership, protective of their traditions and justifiably proud oftheir products. Britain is uniquely placed to benefit from this resurgence, given the number of heritage companiesstill producing at the top of their game.

Best of British: The Stories Behind Britain's Iconic Brands #ad - Gentleman the Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man. Horst friedrichsexplores the historic places where these British brands havebecome some of the strongest in the world: Johnston’s of Elginin the north of Scotland, Corgi socks in southern Wales, andJohn Smedley in Derbyshire. Featuring hundreds of photographs, this lavishly illustrated guide to some of the most distinguished British brands takes a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at their enduring success.

Many are the bearers of warrants from the BritishRoyal family, and all are over 100 years old. HarperCollins Publishers. A verybritish heritage is a must-read for anyone that appreciates wellcraftedproducts and timeless style.

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True Style: The History and Principles of Classic Menswear

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Basic Books #ad - He enlightens readers about acceptable circumstances for donning a turtleneck, and trumpets the virtues of sprezzatura, declaims the evils of wearing dress shoes without socks, the artistry of concealing effort beneath a cloak of nonchalance. With a gentle yet firm approach to the rules of dressing and an incredible working knowledge of the different items, Boyer provides essential wardrobe guidance for the discriminating gentleman, and principles of menswear, styles, explaining what true style looks like-and why.

Bruce boyer provides a crisp, indispensable primer for this daily ritual, cataloguing the essential elements of the male wardrobe and showing how best to employ them. Basic Books AZ. Prestel. Gentleman the Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man. From choosing the right pair of eyeglasses to properly coordinating a shirt, and pocket square, tie, getting dressed is an art to be mastered.

True Style: The History and Principles of Classic Menswear #ad - Yet, and importance of our choices?in true style, well, whatever each morning? How many understand the subtleties of selecting the right pair of socks or the most compatible patterns of our various garments-much less the history, imperatives, how many of us just throw on, acclaimed fashion expert G. HarperCollins Publishers.

In witty, stylish prose, detailing the evolution and best uses of fabrics like denim and linen, and principles for combining patterns, Boyer breezes through classic items and traditions in menswear, colors, accoutrements like neckties and eyeglasses, and textures.

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Obsessions: Tailoring

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A Gentleman's Look Book

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h.f.ullmann publishing #ad - He has written several books on the subject and regularly writes for German and international magazines. Hardie Grant Books. Basic Books AZ. Gentleman the Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man. Roetzel has summoned the best-dressed and most influential men from the fashion blogosphere to share their favorite looks.

And there's no one better to curate this book of the best of menswear but the pope of men's style, Bernhard Roetzel, author of the bestseller The Gentleman. In his all-new a gentleman's Look Book, Roetzel presents stylish combinations for every occasion—from elegant to casual chic. HarperCollins Publishers.

A Gentleman's Look Book #ad - A gentleman is not only recognizable by his singular appearance and charm, but also by his meticulously chosen wardrobe. What should a man wear to a business lunch, or on special occasions? From the tie to the shoe, from the shirt to the tuxedo—everything a man needs for a stylish appearance is shown in exquisite color photos and diverse, over the weekend, elegant outfits.

Bernhard roetzel, journalist, born 1966, is an author, and one of the most sought-after experts of classic gentleman's style in Germany. Prestel.

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Bespoke: The Master Tailors of Savile Row Reduced format

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Thames & Hudson #ad - Prestel. Basic Books AZ. Hardie Grant Books. HarperCollins Publishers. Each chapter charts a stage of the Row’s development and its contribution to men’s fashion and culture. Thames hudson. The definitive story of the tailors, the international destination and renowned epicenter of gentlemen’s styleThe skilled tailors of Savile Row in London have dressed kings, and clothes of Savile Row, rock legends, movie stars, billionaires, customers, and even a few regular guys.

A savile row suit remains an enduring and highly individual symbol of the finest a man can buy. 450 illustrations, 300 in color Gentleman the Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man. From its origins close to britain’s main royal palaces, the Row has grown from clothing aristocrats to military men, and more recently it has been revitalized by a renewed appreciation of personalized, handmade goods and by a new generation of modern sartorialists.

Bespoke: The Master Tailors of Savile Row Reduced format #ad - Told through eight chronological themes, this beautifully illustrated celebration brings together Savile Row’s highlights and low-lifes, the dramas and private tales, the suits and their accoutrements, the fabrics and the cuts, the history and future. The book is finely detailed with reference sections on the anatomy and making of the perfect suit.

Throughout the book are dispersed twenty-six profiles of today’s master tailors, providing insight into what makes their work, relationships, and clothes so special.

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