A recap of "A Formal Evening with Alan Flusser" -- an event at the National Arts Club in December 2017 at which Alan discussed the exact science and vanishing art of men's formal eveningwear with host David Zyla.
The Anglo-American special relationship in silk has a third, less well-known Continental acquaintance: the Arny’s tie. The signature namesake of what had been since 1933 one of Paris’ most whimsical and storied men’s boutiques, these ties carry decadently bold stripes two or three times wider than those found on their English-speaking cousins.
A sartorial traditionalist "comes to terms" with wearing black.
Over the past 25 years, Alan Flusser’s journey in the custom clothing business can be neatly summarized by his changing taste in footwear. Flusser used to wear brown suede shoes almost exclusively, whereas today he’s most likely to wear Belgian Shoes that are as black as a moonless midnight. By Christian Chensvold