Learn How To Dress Like a Gentleman from Bernhard Roetzel, the world famous German author whose Gentleman book has sold more than 1. An exclusive and revealing interview with the author of some of the most well- respected books on classic menswear, Bernhard Roetzel. Gentleman. A Timeless Guide to Fashion was first published in German in , by the publishing.

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If you had the power to eradicate, right now, just like that, a certain formal menswear trend that is happening these days, which one would that be?

Roetzel offers a professional curated collection of beautiful looks that is sure to be interesting, whether one is a sartorially seasoned veteran or a stylistic debutant. Roetzel who opened the menswear movement of a current Finnish generation. Another purchasing consideration is the gift. Aleyas Kulamadayil rated it really liked it Feb 07, You mentioned the German bespoke cutting system — how does it differ from other tailoring traditions?

He holds talks and seminars on questions of style. How would you describe the current state of classic menswear? The extremely elegant Berthold Beitz was one of his customers. The book was very informative and gave me a strong idea of how to buy a basic wardrobe and maintain it.

It is worn today mixed with English shooting clothes, but only by a minority of style conscious hunters. Roetzel chosen to present are often subtle and understated. Views Read Edit View history. I have to say Bernhard has been nothing but a true class act ever since he agreed to do this and for that I extend my absolute gratitude to him.

A Timeless Guide to Fashion. It can be argued that with his book, Gentleman: I have to say the same about the second, a few sections from the first book have been removed, but this version adds more detail, more aspects of style, and even more quality. Get to Know Us.


German (un)elegance: Bernhard Roetzel helps debunk a few myths

A Man’s Guide to Looking Good. Cutting systems are almost a science, and some collectors own dozens and dozens of books about this subject. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order bernhaard create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

In general German politicians are expected to look like an accountant. Guttenberg will never be a populist leader because he is member of the CSU which is a conversative but christian party whatever that means. We are presently in a situation that allows men with a small budget to dress well because of low cost manufacturing in several places of the world. Ott Maidre rated it it was amazing Dec 07, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Most cutting systems are based on the idea that the cut and the measurements of a garment will derive from gehtleman few measures like the height, the chest or the waist circumference, using formulas and tables.

You have written extensively about sartorial rules, for lack of a better term. What can you tell us about the widespread use of traditional country wear? He was in fact something like the German Gianni Agnelli. People would rather spend money on their car, house, kitchen, television set, or their smartphone and, of course, on holidays. The original version of the book has been translated into 19 languages.

It is not an every day that a small, almost unknown menswear blogger like myself has the opportunity to gentlsman a menstyle icon like Bernhard Roetzel. Show details Buy the selected items together This item: How would you compare the German bespoke style and approach to what we see in other tailoring traditions?


Roetzel uses an international group bernhatd well dressed individuals to show the reader how others approach classic style. The only thing comparable I have found are Alan Flusser’s books, but they are not quite the same. Most German bespoke tailors aim to make a product that looks like a modern ready-to-wear suit, although it is handmade.

When it comes to ranking countries by how well the average man is dressed, Italy undoubtedly ranks 1, while Germany probably ranks close to last!

German non-fiction writers Living people births German male non-fiction writers. After WWI and the resulting changes in society, the attitude towards clothes changed on the continent.

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This book is by no means a style guide. I berhnard noticed than in Germany and Austria it is considered completely acceptable to mix traditional clothing with a shirt and tie — for example, you can see that look on almost every street corner in Munich… Roetzel: It is absolutely worth a read and would not be a bad addition to a young man’s professional library.

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You published this book back inthat makes 18 years since the book was made available. I personally do not like Hungarian lasts, I prefer the Viennese last or English lasts. He has been involved in the world of classic menswear for more than roefzel years.