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Title:  Mr. Classic
Binding:  Hardcover
Author:  Jeremy Hackett
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Language: English
ISBN-10: 050051402X
ISBN-13: 9780500514023

Product Dimensions: 
0.9x0.1x1.1 inches
Category(ies) :  Fasion,Art , Commercial Art
Shipping weights:  2.6 pounds
Price: RMB300.00
Reading level : 
BookDescription

A guide to classic English men's fashion, for would-be dandies everywhere.

Today, classic English tailoring is admired worldwide, and rightly so. There is nothing quite like a pair of well-polished brogues, a tailored dinner jacket, or even freshly laundered striped cotton pajamas. And when it comes to tailoring, there is nobody quite like Jeremy Hackett.

Hackett takes us on a grand tour of the world of Bentleys and polo, bicycles and picnics, bow ties and Sussex spaniels. Along the way, he muses on sartorial codes: why plus twos beat plus fours, the pros and cons of cuff-links, the art of monogramming, how one should dress for a shooting party, and how to get that bow tie looking "just so."

Brimming with anecdotes and observations as sharp as his suits—as well as nostalgia for a time when a man knew how to dress for an occasion—this is a book for those who appreciate the finer things in life. 136 illustrations and photographs, 49 in color



Synosis


Publisher Comments

“Written in a tone as sharp as his bow tie, Hackett's book muses on everything from the ideal length of a sock to proper dress for a hunting party.” (Zink)



About the Author

Jeremy Hackett is Chairman of the clothing label Hackett.

Garda Tang is a London-based photographer.



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