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Share the bibliography: True Style
Time: 2016.5.8 2:30pm to 5:00pm
Location: Fordham University (113 West 60th Street), the address will be notified after registration.
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From choosing the right pair of glasses to properly matching shirts, ties and pockets, dressing is actually a gradual art practice. However, how many of us are caught in the morning when we grab the clothes at will? How many people will understand the subtle details of choosing a pair of socks, or the harmony of different patterns on the clothing – even the history, rules and importance behind our choice?
In True Style, expert G. Bruce Boyer provides a concise and indispensable primer for everyday wear. The book lists the basic items that are indispensable in the men's wardrobe and points out the best use environment. . The author uses a witty writing style to summarize the traditions and classics of men's wear, and also detailed the material innovations such as tannins and linen, and more related to the combination of color and material. He can inspire readers to use a turtleneck sweater in appropriate situations, reiterating the combination of leather shoes and socks, and more emphasis on the concept of "sprezzatura" in dressing - a style that inadvertently breaks stereotypes after understanding the rules.
Boyer teaches the rules of wearing and the knowledge of different objects in a gentle but firm way, providing young men with the guidance to build their own wardrobes, sharing their feelings about life and explaining what the “real style” looks like – More importantly, why the "real style" looks different.
From choosing the right pair of eyeglasses to properly coordinating a shirt, tie, and pocket square, getting dressed is an art to be mastered. Yet, how many of us just throw on, 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, and importance of our choices?
In True Style, acclaimed fashion expert G. 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. In witty, stylish prose, Boyer breezes through classic items and Traditions in menswear, detailing the evolution and best uses of fabrics like denim and linen, accoutrements like neckties and eyeglasses, and principles for combining patterns, colors, and textures. He enlightens readers about acceptable circumstances for donning a turtleneck, declaims the evils of wearing Dress shoes without socks, and trumpets the virtues of sprezzatura, 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, styles, and principles of menswear, Boyer provides essential wardrobe guidance for the discriminating gentleman, explaining what true style looks like—and why.
About the Author:
G. Bruce Boyer
Well-known in the men's clothing industry and art fashion industry. He has been the editor-in-chief of life magazine Town & Country, as well as writing, co-authoring and compiling many books on the clothing industry and human history. He has featured columns or feeds in international magazines such as Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, Forbes, the New York Times, the New Yorker, Departures, and the Rake. Boyer has also worked with The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology on several occasions. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
G. Bruce Boyer is a renowned expert on menswear and men's fashion. The former menswear editor for Town & Country, he has authored, coauthored, and contributed to numerous books on fashion, and his feature articles have appeared in Esquire, Harper's Bazaar, Forbes , The New York Times, the New Yorker, Departures, and the Rake, among other national and international magazines. Boyer has also cocurated several fashion exhibitions at The Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology. He lives in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Media book review:
"Where fashion was oncedictated from the top down, it now rises from the street up. But as G. BruceBoyer shows in True Style, islands of elegance still survive.... [A]cheerful attempt to define the underlying principles for dressing well, whileat The same time providing some of the history behind what we wear."
— Wall Street Journal
"Bruce Boyer is the RobertCaro of the cufflink, the Boswell of the bow tie. Any man wondering why hewears what he does-or how to wear it better-should avail himself of thisindispensable volume."
—Jay Fielden, editor in chief, Town & Country
"True Style combines historical insight, an elegantturn of phrase and sartorial authority, all enhanced with timelessillustrations. It is the perfect complement to the connoisseur's wardrobe and book shelf."
—Christopher Breward, University of Edinburgh
Expand books and links:
Boyer, G. Bruce – Elegance, A Guide to Quality Menswear (1985)
Boyer, G. Bruce – Eminently Suitable, The Elements of Style in Business Attire (1990)
Elegance in an Age of Crisis: Fashions of the 1930s
Dressing the Man: Mastering the Art of Permanent Fashion
Ametora: How Japan Saved American Style
Highly interactive activity process:
1) The sharer introduces the book and expresses his own opinion (about 15 minutes);
2) Each participant expresses his or her own feelings (about 2 minutes/person);
3) All participants will be divided into small groups to communicate and propose a topic-related question;
4) Participants discuss the issues raised and show their speculation. (about 2 minutes / person);
5) After the event, welcome friends who are still unfinished to join the dinner and continue to talk.
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