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. For a Nordic man, reviewing a book by Bernhard Roetzel is an intimidating task. As I’m a Finn, doubly so. It can be argued that with his book.

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Simon Li rated it it was amazing Apr 30, The history of traditional Bavarian clothes is closely linked to the Austrian tradition in the regions neighboring Germany.

Bernhard, first of all, it means a lot for me that you agreed to be interviewed for My Dapper Self. I would challenge anybody who reads this book from cover to cover to then go and stand in their wardrobe and look at their clothing and not feel that bernhwrd is room for improvement!

The original version of the book has been translated into 19 languages. Most German bespoke tailors aim to make a product that looks like a modern ready-to-wear suit, although it is handmade. Germany used to have a very developed and refined clothing industry. His shoes were worn by the rich and many aristocrats; his successor was Materna. German non-fiction writers Living people births German male non-fiction writers. How would you describe the current state of classic menswear?


Especially young men are very often extremely keen to learn about classical style.

It is not an every day that a gehtleman, almost unknown menswear blogger like myself has the opportunity to interview a menstyle icon like Bernhard Roetzel. Text is only present to describe the origins of the garments and in the introductions of chapters.

Gentleman: A Timeless Guide to Fashion by Bernhard Roetzel

The book is divided in three main stylistic chapters: German upperclass members with old money dress in a similar way.

Languages Dansk Deutsch Edit links. In the moment we have a strong interest in truly classical menswear and a trend towards the very fashionable, exaggerated version. Views Read Edit View history. The Ultimate Companion to the Elegant Man by clicking here. Most tailors in Germany and Austria roegzel it, which leads to a certain gent,eman.

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Gentleman: A Timeless Guide to Fashion

First of all you need a concept for your personality. Get your copy of Gentleman: In the 19th century, tailors everywhere in the world tried to come up with foolproof cutting systems in order to reduce the number of fittings.

If you could go back in time and change something from the first edition of Gentleman. How can men find the perfect balance between respect for the timeless guidelines and personality? Sea rated it it was amazing Aug 06, As I sojourned there, I began to notice a category of German man that dresses very elegantly. Hardcoverpages. Hungary has a long tradition of shoemaking but we must remember that Hungary was rather independet within the Austrian Empire, and that there was a language gap.

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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. In general German tailors had very good cutting systems. Podstatou je nedostatek vkusu. Lists with This Book.

He has changed his hairstyle to look eoetzel upper class, but he is still perceived as an aristocrat. Germany may well be the most misunderstood and underestimated travel destination in the Western World today. Well-dressed Austrians tend to be a little more elegant than the Germans, while the Swiss prefer a very low profile.

As an author and style historian, I dare say that Roetzel is to continental European menswear what Alan Flusser is to Anglo-American menswear.

Retrieved from ” https: We often here that you need to know the rules before you start breaking them. Viac na mojom blogu. For such an image heavy book, the benefits of proper high quality printing paper would have been unquestionable.