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A Look at Chinatown's Most Stylish Seniors

October 10, 2020

A Look At Chinatown’s Most Stylish Seniors

When my teenage daughter was younger, my wife and I used to joke that she took her style from her…

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Bruce Boyer’s New Book, <i>True Style</i>

September 17, 2015

Bruce Boyer’s New Book, True Style

It’s been almost thirty years since Bruce Boyer published Elegance and Eminently Suitable. For a lot guys, including me, these…

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Menswear Books: 100 Ideas That Changed Street Style

April 24, 2014

Menswear Books: 100 Ideas That Changed Street Style

People who love traditional clothing sometimes deride streetwear for being silly and faddish, but streetwear is never just about clothes….

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Colin Marshall on men's style books: I Am Dandy by Nathaniel Adams and Rose Callahan

February 27, 2014

Colin Marshall On Men’s Style Books: I Am Dandy By Nathaniel Adams And Rose Callahan

I Am Dandy: The Return of the Elegant Gentleman consists of 56 profiles of well-dressed men. Each one names the…

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Colin Marshall on men’s style books: Preppy by Jeffrey Banks and Doria de la Chapelle

June 26, 2013

Colin Marshall On Men’s Style Books: Preppy By Jeffrey Banks And Doria De La Chapelle

Most Americans I know hesitate to embrace all of “American culture.” This makes sense, considering the broadness of any such…

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Colin Marshall on men’s style books: The Nordstrom Guide to Men’s Style by Tom Julian

June 17, 2013

Colin Marshall On Men’s Style Books: The Nordstrom Guide To Men’s Style By Tom Julian

I haven’t set foot in a Nordstrom in years. Come to think of it, maybe I’ve never entered one at…

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Colin Marshall on Men’s Style Books: 100 Years of Menswear by Cally Blackman

May 20, 2013

Colin Marshall On Men’s Style Books: 100 Years Of Menswear By Cally Blackman

About the menswear of the twentieth century, I can say this for sure: I don’t think I’d wear most of…

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Colin Marshall on menswear books: The Suit by Nicholas Antongiavanni

April 3, 2013

Colin Marshall On Menswear Books: The Suit By Nicholas Antongiavanni

“The end is nigh,” tweeted an aphorist I admire, “for all books must now bear the explanatory subtitle — the…

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Colin Marshall on menswear books: ABC of Men’s Fashion by Hardy Amies

March 18, 2013

Colin Marshall On Menswear Books: ABC Of Men’s Fashion By Hardy Amies

Whether in its original 1964 Newnes edition or its handsome 2007 Abrams reissue, ABC of Men’s Fashion strikes an elegant…

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Colin Marshall on Menswear Books: Off the Cuff by Carson Kressley

February 4, 2013

Colin Marshall On Menswear Books: Off The Cuff By Carson Kressley

About Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Bravo’s hit reality program that ran from 2003 to 2007, you may recall…

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Colin Marshall on menswear books: Take Ivy by Teruyoshi Hayashida, et al.

January 9, 2013

Colin Marshall On Menswear Books: Take Ivy By Teruyoshi Hayashida, Et Al.

Boy, I want to go to college. Alas, I’ve already gone, and even if I hadn’t, being that I’m nearing…

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Colin Marshall on menswear books: Icons of Men's Style by Josh Sims

December 17, 2012

Colin Marshall On Menswear Books: Icons Of Men’s Style By Josh Sims

I relish the menswear enthusiast’s life for a number of reasons, the first and foremost being that we get less…

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Menswear books: Daniel Peres, The Details Men's Style Manual

July 16, 2012

Menswear Books: Daniel Peres, The Details Men’s Style Manual

I confess to not quite knowing Details’ place on the landscape of gentlemen’s magazines. While glancing at its issues reveals…

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Menswear books: Peter McNeil and Vicki Karaminas, The Men's Fashion Reader

May 16, 2012

Menswear Books: Peter McNeil And Vicki Karaminas, The Men’s Fashion Reader

For all its relevance to their interests, I wonder how many menswear enthusiasts would, or could, sit down and read…

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Menswear books: Alan Flusser, Dressing the Man

March 6, 2012

Menswear Books: Alan Flusser, Dressing The Man

If I didn’t know the name Alan Flusser, I’d still trust Dressing the Man by virtue of heft alone. Its…

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