It's a really good way to familiarize yourself with the "rules" of style very, very quickly.
With this in mind if you get all geeked out about what you are wearing, go to the web for your info, not a coffee table book.
I did, however, read the book in one sitting, and thoroughly enjoyed it--hence the high rating.
This would make a great stocking filler. I bought it about 10 years ago, and just reread it recently and it STILL applies. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Weshty
I'm a jeans and T-shirt guy who was curious if there was something deeper under the paper-thin skin I imagined I could see covering what passes for men's "fashion", and maybe... Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by smsms
At the time this book was first sold in Amazon, when I bought it, the product description didn't mention anything about the size of the book or number of pages. Read morePublished on October 12, 2009 by Citizen John
My wife got me this book when it came out almost 10 years ago. Granted it's a slim volume, but it has never, EVER steered me wrong. Read morePublished on January 1, 2009 by kevin m antonio
I think this book is puffery at its best. Some of the advice is very pedestrian and even a bit cocky (in an effort to be amusing). Read morePublished on July 18, 2007 by E. A. Schimmelpfennig
Sorry, this isn't a very good book at all. It is just a few lines and paragraphs strung together. Some of the information is OK but some just reflects an attitude and not real... Read morePublished on August 15, 2006 by Travel Guy
The authors got their facts straight, but this book is more useful as reinforcement of sound style principles than it is as a reference tool. Read morePublished on November 28, 2005 by askmrright
It's a great coffee table or bathroom book to have laying around. It certainly doesn't go in-depth, but it gives you the average person some good, basic principles of style. Read morePublished on July 15, 2005 by M. J. Sprout
This book merely reiterates the arcane belief that male fashion should be defined by a repression of all creativity. Read morePublished on January 21, 2004 by SophOfReview